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Officials: Boston bombing suspect friend unarmed when killed

ORLANDO, Fla., May 30 (UPI) -- A Muslim Chechen man fatally shot by an FBI agent during an interrogation about one of the Boston bombing suspects was unarmed, law enforcement officials said.
Obama selects former Bush Justice Dept. official to head FBI

Obama selects former Bush Justice Dept. official to head FBI

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- President Obama intends to nominate James Comey, a deputy attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, to lead the FBI, The New York Times reported.

Boston Marathon bombing victim crowned prom queen

LOWELL, Mass., May 29 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts teenager injured in the Boston Marathon bombings was crowned prom queen by her class.

Tsarnaev acquaintance lunged at agent with sword before shooting

ORLANDO, Fla., May 29 (UPI) -- A Central Florida man being questioned by an FBI agent about the Boston Marathon bombings was shot after he drew a sword on the agent, a Boston TV station says.

Pressure cooker found near Muslim conference

DEARBORN, Mich., May 28 (UPI) -- Michigan police said they evacuated a hotel where a Muslim conference was taking place when a pressure cooker was found in a women's bathroom.

Some people have settled bar bills from Marathon day

BOSTON, May 28 (UPI) -- The owner of a bar near the Boston Marathon finish line says people who had unpaid bills after the bombing have called him to settle up.

Boston Marathon winner will give medal to city

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 26 (UPI) -- The 2013 Boston Marathon winner told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry he will present his medal to the city to honor victims of the finish-line bomb attack.

Boston Marathon runners finish race interrupted by bombs

BOSTON, May 25 (UPI) -- Thousand of runners whose race to the finish of the Boston Marathon last month was interrupted by two deadly bombs completed the final mile Saturday.

Report: Feds call marathon bomb suspect 'lone wolf'

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a lone wolf who appeared to be radicalized before he traveled to Russia last year, investigators said.
Obama: Time to modify anti-terror strategy, close Guantanamo

Obama: Time to modify anti-terror strategy, close Guantanamo

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday said there is no "justification beyond politics" for keeping the prison at Guantanamo Bay open.

Todashev's wife says she was questioned too

ORLANDO, Fla., May 23 (UPI) -- The wife of a suspect in a triple slaying also linked to the dead Boston Marathon suspect says the FBI questioned her the same day an agent killed her husband.

Judge says news of Boston bombings didn't affect sentencing

NEWARK, N.J., May 22 (UPI) -- A New Jersey federal judge has ruled that news of the Boston Marathon bombings did not affect sentences handed down later that day for two would-be terrorists.

Fatal FBI shooting in Orlando linked to Boston bomb suspect

ORLANDO, Fla., May 22 (UPI) -- A central Florida man shot and killed by an FBI agent in Orlando had links to the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, and attacked the agent, the FBI said.

Prison officials must turn over records of Tsarnaev incarceration

BOSTON, May 21 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can have records of his incarceration at a prison hospital, a federal magistrate ruled.
Investigators probe Boston suburb in marathon bombings

Investigators probe Boston suburb in marathon bombings

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 21 (UPI) -- Investigators in the Boston Marathon bombings want to know what attracted the Tsarnaev brothers to the Boston suburb of Watertown, Mass., authorities said.
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SWAT teams drive down School Street in Watertown, Massachusetts during a massive manhunt for one of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects on April 19, 2013. Monday's Boston Marathon bombing left three dead and over 170 injured. UPI/Matthew Healey
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Two pressure cooker bombs exploded without warning during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, killing 3 people and injuring 183 others. The bombs were placed near the finish line, along Boylston Street. They exploded at 2:50 p.m. EDT (18:50 UTC), about 12 seconds apart. Doctors treating the injured have removed small metallic objects from them, including nails.

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