Russia reportedly omitted details on Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Apr 11, 2014

Russia reportedly omitted details on Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Russia declined several FBI requests for more information on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev two years before the deadly 2013 attack, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing an unpublished U.S. government review. The information, including a telephone call in which Tsarnaev ...

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

by Ellen Nakashima

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 ...

Boston bombing suspect charged

Apr 23, 2013

Boston bombing suspect charged

The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials say after interrogating and charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with crimes that could bring ...