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 decision ...

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 distributed ...

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, since ...

How the Boston bombing investigation unfolded

Apr 22, 2013

How the Boston bombing investigation unfolded

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Within hours of the Boston Marathon bombing, investigators were already overwhelmed. Bloody clothing, bags, shoes and other evidence from victims and witnesses was piling up. Videos and still images, thousands of them, were pouring in by email and Twitter. Quickly, the authorities secured a warehouse ...