Bombing Suspect's 'Journal' Recovered, Officials Say

Officials say Ahmad Rahami referred to American al-Qaeda cleric.

— -- A "journal" belonging to New York City bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami has been recovered by authorities, two federal officials told ABC News.

A federal complaint filed against Rahami late Tuesday said that in the journal, he also praised Nidal Hasan, the 2009 Fort Hood shooter, and al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden.

"You (USA Government) continue your [unintelligible] slaught[er] against the mujahidean [Islamic warriors] be it Afghanistan, Iraq, Sham [Syria], Palestine..." part of the journal reads, according to the complaint. "[God willing] the sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets. Gun shots to your police. Death to your OPPRESSION."

Investigators have also seized "a lot of papers" at a home linked to Rahami, a source told ABC News.

Michele McPhee is a Boston-based freelance journalist and frequent ABC News contributor.

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