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Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik raises his arm in a Nazi salute as he enters the court room in Skien prison, Norway March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB Scanpix

Are All Nazis Terrorists?

Donald Trump has made the threat of terrorism a central premise of his campaign, doing terrorists’ work for them by inflating the threat they pose. To steal a phrase from The Don Himself about this despicable tactic: “He doesn’t get it, or he gets it better than anybody understands.”

June 19, 2016

Boston Bomber Speaks Out For First Time: ‘I Am Sorry For The Lives I Have Taken’

“I am sorry for the lives I have taken, for the suffering I caused.”

June 24, 2015
Top News, National News, Dzohkar Tsarnaev, Boston, Marathon Bombing, Trial, Dealth Penalty

Boston Bomber Back In Court, Prosecution Demands Death

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will return to court for the start of his sentencing trial Tuesday when prosecutors will demand that the American jury condemn the 21-year-old to death.

April 21, 2015

Defense’s Goal In Boston Bombing Trial: Save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Life

Learn more about the dramatic Tsarnaev trial.

March 20, 2015
A running shoe and US flag is pictured at a memorial on the Boston Marathon route on April 18, 2013

Boston Bombing Trial Set To Open

Jury selection is about to begin in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

January 5, 2015

Dzhohkar Tsarnaev Appears In Court; No Outward Signs Of Plea Deal

Find out what the Boston bombing suspect did in court on Thursday.

December 18, 2014

Tsarnaevs Might’ve Had Help In Boston Marathon Attack, Prosecutors Say

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that the Tsarnaev brothers may have received help in building the two bombs that exploded at last year’s Boston Marathon, although they did not identify any potential suspects except to suggest the pair were inspired by al-Qaida operatives overseas. In court papers, prosecutors […]

May 22, 2014

Judge: Three Friends Of Boston Bombing Suspect To Be Tried Separately

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Three friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be tried separately, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, while rejecting a defense bid to move the proceedings out of Massachusetts. U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock in Boston ruled on a variety of motions filed on behalf of Azamat […]

May 13, 2014

MIT Cop Slain In Manhunt For Boston Marathon Bombers Is Memorialized

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the region continued to mark the anniversary of […]

April 18, 2014

Victims, Residents Reflect On Boston Marathon Tragedy

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times BOSTON — One year after two pressure-cooker bombs tore through the crowd at the finish line at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others, people throughout the city are pausing to reflect on the day with tributes, prayers, speeches and music. At a private ceremony […]

April 15, 2014

Report Faults FBI Work Before Boston Marathon Attack

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — An inspectors general report released Thursday faulted the FBI for failing to conduct a “more thorough assessment” of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, saying such an investigation might have turned up evidence about his growing embrace of Islamic militancy and his possible threat to the United […]

April 11, 2014

Russia Withheld Intel On Boston Bombing Suspect

New York (AFP) – Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported. Three people were killed and about 260 wounded on April 15 last year when two bombs made of explosives-packed pressure cookers went off near the […]

April 10, 2014

Continued Strict Prison Conditions Urged For Boston Bombing Suspect

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times BOSTON — Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say. Prosecutors revealed the incident in a filing Friday that argued that special rules governing […]

March 2, 2014

U.S. To Seek Death Penalty For Accused Boston Bomber

Washington (AFP) – The United States is to seek a rare federal death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving young student accused of the Boston marathon bombings, Attorney General Eric Holder said. Three people were killed and about 260 wounded on April 15 last year when two bombs made of explosives-packed pressure cookers went off […]

January 31, 2014