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Boston Fire Chief Steve E. Abraira quits amid feud

BOSTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Boston's fire chief, the department's top uniformed officer, quit Monday amid an ongoing feud with 13 deputies passed over when he was hired.

Keating: U.S. knew older Tsarnaev was a threat

MOSCOW, May 31 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. William Keating says Russia provided the United States with detailed information on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011.

Chechen dad: FBI killed son to 'shut him up'

MOSCOW, May 31 (UPI) -- The FBI killed a Chechen man to "shut him up" after grilling him about a Boston bombing suspect, the man's father said as a new version of the shooting emerged.

Marathon bombing suspects' sister pleads not guilty to drug charge

FAIRVIEW, N.J., May 30 (UPI) -- The sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has pleaded not guilty to drug charges against her in a New Jersey courtroom, officials said.
Corey Feldman gets $100,000 jacket back

Corey Feldman gets $100,000 jacket back

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) -- Actor-musician Corey Feldman told TMZ the Boston man who found his stolen leather jacket in a flea market has returned the beloved coat to him.

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.
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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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