U.S. sets November trial in Boston bombings

/ Feb 13, 2014

U.S. sets November trial in Boston bombings

A U.S. judge has set a November trial date for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the chief suspect accused of bombing last year’s Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding 260 others. The trial, which is likely to attract global media interest, will begin on Nov. 3 ...

Execution sought for Boston Marathon suspect

/ Jan 31, 2014

Execution sought for Boston Marathon suspect

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, accusing him of betraying his adopted country by ruthlessly carrying out a terrorist attack calculated to cause maximum carnage. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s ...

Jun 13, 2013

U.S. quietly sabotages al-Qaida's flashy online magazine

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U.S. intelligence operatives covertly sabotaged a prominent al-Qaida online magazine last month in an apparent attempt to sow confusion among the group’s followers, according to officials. The operation succeeded, at least temporarily, in thwarting publication of the latest issue of Inspire, the English-language magazine ...

May 31, 2013

Boston suspect's slain friend unarmed

A Chechen man who was fatally shot by an FBI agent a week ago during an interview about one of the Boston bombing suspects was unarmed, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. An air of mystery has surrounded the FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev, 27, ...

Three 'hid evidence for Boston suspect'

/ May 2, 2013

Three 'hid evidence for Boston suspect'

Three 19-year-old friends of one of the alleged Boston bombers were charged Wednesday with trying to cover his tracks by throwing out fireworks and a laptop and then lying to U.S. police. The three teenagers — two Kazakhs and an American — were fellow ...