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Underwear Bomber Cooperating

The Christmas Day underwear bomber has been providing the FBI with “useful, current” information, Politico reports. The Obama administration took some heat because law enforcement read the Nigerian suspect, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, his Miranda rights after 50 minutes of questioning. But since last week, Abdulmutallab has been cooperating with counterterrorism agents. “The information has been active, useful, and we have been following up,” a law enforcement source said. “The intelligence is not stale. He certainly sees that there are incentives provided by the criminal justice system to cooperate.” Abdulmutallab's family persuaded him to cooperate with the authorities, according to senior administration officials. The U.S. has acted on the information overseas.