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Huma Mian: Profile of Wife of Faisal Shahzad, Times Square Bomb Suspect

30 year old Pakistani American named Faisal Shahzad was arrested just before midnight on Monday by members of the US Customs and Border Patrol and cooperation with the Joint Terrorism Task Force at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, wanted in the botched terror plot to detonate an explosive device in Times Square. www.orkut.com

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NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Huma Mian, the American wife of Times Square bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad, has not been called a suspect herself, but authorities clearly want to know if she knows anything about her Pakistani-born husband's alleged terrorist activities.

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According to CBS News Investigates, Mian is a U.S. citizen who grew up in Colorado and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, where she graduated in 2004 with a degree in accounting.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Faisal Shahzad reported his marriage to Mian on Oct. 20, 2008. The couple bought a house together in Shelton, Conn. in 2004.

On Mian's page on the social networking site Orkut.com, she describes herself as "not political," and lists as her passions, "fashion, shoes, bags, shopping!! And of course, Faisal." She names "Friends" and "Everybody Loves Raymond" as her favorite shows, while also stating that she speaks English, Pashto, Urdu and French.

Pictures she posted on Orkut include one of her husband-turned-terror suspect Shahzad, smiling, with the caption, "what can I say ... he's my everything."

Sources tell CBS News Mian was in Qatar as of last month.

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