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Appeals Court Vacates Boston Marathon Bomber Death Penalty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 31, 2020 at 5:00pm 7/31/2020 at 5:00pm

The Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit has vacated the death penalty against Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, ordering a new penalty phase trial. The Court also reversed the underlying convictions on several relatively-minor gun possession counts.

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Update — Mandy Nagy 5 years later

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 16, 2019 at 9:00pm 9/16/2019 at 9:00pm

It has now been 5 years since our Editor Mandy Nagy suffered a catastrophic stroke at the young age of 45.

On Sunday, September 7, 2014, I received an email from Mandy’s mom, Ginny, directed to the “contact” email address:

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Code Pink National Co-Director Ariel Gold tries to use El Paso shooting against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 9:35pm 8/4/2019 at 9:35pm
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We have become very cautious in the initial reaction to mass shootings and terror attacks because so often the initial information reported by the media is wrong.

The spread of inaccurate information by mistake is compounded by the deliberate spread of false information enabled by social media.

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Lawyers for Boston Marathon Bomber Argue He Shouldn’t Have Been Tried in Boston

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/28/2018 at 3:00pm

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are appealing and trying to reverse his death sentence. They claim that he shouldn’t have been tried in Boston because the crime was too traumatic for everyone in the city to be objective.

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*Suspicious Package* Open Thread: We don’t know what we don’t know

https://twitter.com/cnnbrk/status/1055145750793990145
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:00am 10/25/2018 at 9:00am
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One thing that we know for a certainty about the “suspicious packages” sent to various Democrat political figures is that we don’t know a lot of actual facts, and many facts reported in the media will turn out to be wrong.

It happens every time, including after the Newtown school shooting and...

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Boston Marathon Bombing – Five Patriots’ Days Later

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 16, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/16/2018 at 9:00pm

Today was Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, the day on which the Boston Marathon is run on the third Monday in April.

On Patriots’ Day April 15, 2013, a bomb built within a pressure cooker exploded near the...

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Man Awaiting Trial for Allegedly Sending White Powder to Donald Trump Jr. Released on Bail

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 11:00am 3/13/2018 at 11:00am

Daniel Frisiello, the man who allegedly sent envelopes containing white powder to Donald Trump Jr. earlier this month, has been freed from jail while he waits for...

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NYC Bombing Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami Left Note Mentioning al-Qaeda Leader

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 1:30pm 9/20/2016 at 1:30pm
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Ahmad Khan Rahami, key suspect in the bombings that shook lower Manhattan Saturday night, left behind a “rambling” note citing deceased al-Qaeda leader, Anwar al-Awlaki.

According to NBC News, the letter also mentioned other terrorist attacks like the Boston bombing.

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Boston Marathon Bombing – Three Patriots Days Later

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 15, 2016 at 6:30pm 4/15/2016 at 6:30pm

Monday is Patriots Day in Massachusetts, the third Monday in April on which the Boston Marathon is run. The holiday commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775.

Three Patriots Days ago, on April 15, 2013, Islamic terrorists bombed the Boston Marathon.

I don’t remember where I was when I first heard...

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American Man Survived Boston, Paris, and Brussels Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 1:00pm 3/27/2016 at 1:00pm

Mason Wells is an American Mormon missionary who has now survived the Boston Marathon attack, the Paris terror attack, and the Brussels attack.

For years to come, he’ll be featured in listicles about amazing coincidences.

The New York Post reports:

American who survived Brussels, Paris and Boston terror says he’s ‘lucky’

A 19-year-old Mormon missionary...

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Boston Marathon Bomber Sentenced to Death

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 15, 2015 at 2:58pm 5/15/2015 at 2:58pm

Jurors finally reached consensus in the sentencing of Boston Marathon Bomber Jahar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev was sentenced to death.

According to the Associated Press:

BOSTON (AP) — A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for...

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Boston Marathon Bomber’s True Colors Shown to Jurors

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:30am 4/23/2015 at 7:30am

As the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev entered the penalty phase yesterday, jurors were shown a photo of the Boston Marathon bomber giving the finger to a jail security camera after his arrest.

The Boston Globe reported:

Jurors view footage of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev making obscene gesture

Jurors in the death penalty trial of Boston Marathon...

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Boston Bomber Death Penalty Trial Begins April 21

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 7:20am 4/11/2015 at 7:20am

On Wednesday, a jury in Boston found Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of capital murder. The prosecution went 30 for 30 on all counts, including all 17 charges that include a penalty of either death or life in prison.

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge George O’Toole announced that the second...

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BOSTON BOMBING VERDICT: Jury has decided Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s fate (UPDATE: GUILTY)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 1:57pm 4/8/2015 at 1:57pm

A Massachusetts jury is ready to release the verdict in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is accused on 30 counts; 17 of those counts carry a sentence of either death or life in prison.

In terms of the end result, it could come down to Count 1: Conspiracy to...

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Boston Bombing Trial set to be a total circus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 4:30pm 12/18/2014 at 4:30pm

When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev helped plot the terror bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon, he probably didn’t suspect he’d remain alive long enough to take advantage of the ensuing media tidal wave.

Not so fast. Tsarnaev survived the bombing and ensuing chase, and is now on trial for murder in what...

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Palestinian bus bomber used Boston Marathon-style pressure cooker device

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 3, 2014 at 2:11pm 1/3/2014 at 2:11pm

Via The Times of Israel, Thwarted Israeli bus blast similar to Boston bombings:

The bomb that tore through a Dan No. 240 bus in the central Israeli city of Bat Yam on December 22 was assembled in a pressure cooker...

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BBC claims Tamerlan Tsarnaev motivated by “right-wing” literature, not radical Islam

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 5, 2013 at 9:01pm 8/5/2013 at 9:01pm

This seemed inevitable.

With all the efforts to tie the Tea Party and “right wing” to violence committed by others, it wouldn’t be long before the Islamic radical Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was tied to “right-wing” causes.

With the slenderest of proof, The BBC goes there:

One of the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston...

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