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BOSTON WARNED – Saturday May 11 2013

– Five days before two bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon, police were warned extremists might use “small-scale bombings” to attack spectators and runners. The Boston Regional Intelligence Centre’s report also identified the race finish line as an … Continue reading

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GRAVE FIGHT – Friday May 10 2013

– The dispute over where to bury suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has escalated as a police chief urged someone to step forward with a cemetery plot, saying: “We are not barbarians. We bury the dead.” The plea from … Continue reading

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BOMBER’S KEY BOXING CONNECTION – Tuesday April 30 2013

– A Canadian boxer who was killed while fighting with jihadists in Russia has emerged as a key contact who may have set the elder Boston bomber on his path to violent extremism. In what could be a breakthrough in … Continue reading

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DESPITE ALL ATTEMPTS, IT’S STILL HARD TO SMOKE OUT THE BAD GUYS – Saturday April 27 2013

– Did Osama bin Laden sit up in his watery grave as the drama of the Boston bombing unfolded? Was that noise a rattling of bones or a self-congratulatory chuckle as he watched Americans proclaim their resilience – at the … Continue reading

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KILLER’S WIFE ONCE ‘ALL-AMERICAN GIRL’ – Tuesday April 23 2013

– The widow of the Boston Marathon bomber shot dead by police was an all-American girl who had been brainwashed by her extremist husband, according to a former school friend. Katherine Russell, 24, converted to Islam for Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, … Continue reading

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FBI HUNT MOVES ON TO MOTIVES – Monday April 22 2013

– With one suspect dead and the other captured and lying grievously wounded in a hospital, the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings turned to questions about the motives, and to the significance of an overseas trip one of them … Continue reading

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TRAPPED LIKE A RAT – Monday April 22 2013

– America’s most-wanted terrorist was captured using state-of-the-art thermal imaging and the efforts of a keen-eyed and courageous resident. But serious questions have been raised about whether the FBI fully followed through on tip-offs about one of the suspected Boston … Continue reading

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BROTHERS IN ARMS BONDED IN HATRED – Sunday April 21 2013

– As a picture has begun to emerge of the two brothers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, it was difficult to distinguish them from millions of other young people who go to the United States to forge a … Continue reading

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