Tag: Boston Marathon Bomber

Chapel Hill Shooting Families (Associated Press)

At What Point Do Claims of ‘Hate Crime’ Become Hateful?

The shocking triple murder of three young Muslims in North Carolina may yet turn out to be a hate crime. However, police say the cause was a dispute with the alleged killer over a parking space. A neighbor has said he was an “equal opportunity” hater. And the alleged killer, an atheist with a progressive political bent, had apparently backed the controversial “Ground Zero mosque” on social media when conservatives had opposed it. So the evidence of a hate crime appears weak, thus far.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Bid to Delay Trial Denied Once Again

Defense lawyers for accused boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lost another bid to delay the trial on Saturday after a U.S. District Court rejected the request. This is not the first time. On December 31, Judge George O’Toole Jr. denied

World View: Russia Widens Its Invasion of Ukraine

World View: Russia Widens Its Invasion of Ukraine

 This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Russia widens its invasion of Ukraine Canada’s NATO delegation provides geography lesson to Russia Sister of Boston Marathon bomber arrested for bomb threat Russia widens its invasion of Ukraine Troops, tanks, and weapons from

Spelling Error Led to Overlooking Russian Warnings About Boston Bomber

Spelling Error Led to Overlooking Russian Warnings About Boston Bomber

An NBC News report released this week confirms that the Russian government warned the United States twice that Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was associating with radical Islamists, but a variation on the spelling of his name prevented the FBI

Boston Marathon bomber's friend, Robel Phillipos, indicted

Prosecutors claim Robel Phillipos, a friend and classmate of 20-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is “a liar who misled terrorism investigators.” Phillipos’ lawyers claim evidence will show he should have never been charged. Authorities said Robel Phillipos faces up

Wall Street Journal: Boston Bombers not Just Islamists

Wall Street Journal: Boston Bombers not Just Islamists

On August 5 the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) carried a column suggesting that influences other than Islamism may have impacted the thinking of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.  Among these influences were magazines the Boston bomber was able to read

Tsarnaev Indicted on 30 Counts; 17 Carry Death Penalty

Tsarnaev Indicted on 30 Counts; 17 Carry Death Penalty

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused Boston Marathon bomber, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on 30 counts, 17 of which call for the death penalty.  Four people died as a result of Tsarnaev’s alleged actions: three who were killed

U.S Intelligence Sabotages Al-Qaeda Magazine

U.S Intelligence Sabotages Al-Qaeda Magazine

The U.S. intelligence community is doing something about al-Qaeda’s Inspire magazine; they’re sabotaging it. The magazine, which offers first-person accounts of terrorist acts, inspirational messages for jihadists, and do-it-yourself advice, which accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev confessed gave him

Bruins Beat Pens 2OT on Bergeron goal

Bruins Beat Pens 2OT on Bergeron goal

(AP) Bruins beat Pens 2-1 in 2OT on Bergeron goalBy JIMMY GOLENAP Sports WriterBOSTONA future Hall of Famer who established his credentials in the open ice, there was Jaromir Jagr along the boards, mucking it up for a loose puck.

Rep: Jihadist Named Tamerlan Tsarnaev as 'Fellow Extremist'

Rep: Jihadist Named Tamerlan Tsarnaev as 'Fellow Extremist'

When Russian counterterrorism agents interrogated Islamic insurgent William Plotnikov in 2011, he named Boston Marathon Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev “a fellow extremist,” according to Rep. William Keating (D-MA). This interrogation prompted “Russian authorities to ask the FBI to investigate Tsarnaev in

Two Young Muslim Friends Of Tsarnaev Arrested

Two Young Muslim Friends Of Tsarnaev Arrested

The fiery debate that ensued after Bob Beckel’s statement that the United States should consider a moratorium on student visas for Muslim immigrants may have been stoked further, as two Muslims in America on student visas who were friendly with

Bombing Suspect Assault Case Records Made Public

Bombing Suspect Assault Case Records Made Public

On Wednesday, the Cambridge Massachusetts District Court made records of the assault case brought against now-deceased suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev public. Earlier in the week, the Committee for Public Council Services, the Massachusetts public defender’s office, had filed

GOP Rep: Five Jihadists Have Reached Their Targets Under Obama

GOP Rep: Five Jihadists Have Reached Their Targets Under Obama

Congressman Tom Cotton (R-AR): “I rise today to express grave doubts about the Obama Administration’s counterterrorism policies and programs,” said the freshman congressman from Arkansas. “Counterterrorism is often shrouded in secrecy, as it should be, so let us judge by

Salon's Joan Walsh: Race-Baiting Sirota Was Right

Salon's Joan Walsh: Race-Baiting Sirota Was Right

Just one day after the Boston Marathon bombing killed three and injured over one hundred people, Salon.com’s David Sirota caused a stir with his article titled: “Let’s hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American.”  Social media hammered and disgraced Sirota

Report: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Dealt Drugs for Spending Money

Report: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Dealt Drugs for Spending Money

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspected Boston Marathon bomber who was captured alive last Friday, reportedly dealt drugs on the side for spending money while in college. Students at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and three people who bought marijuana

Report: Tamerlan Tsarnaev Believed 'Islam Was Under Attack'

Report: Tamerlan Tsarnaev Believed 'Islam Was Under Attack'

Friends of Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s wife, Katherine Russell, describe the suspected Boston Marathon bomber who was killed in a Thursday evening shootout as someone who radically changed around 2008, believing Islam “was under attack.” According to NPR’s Laura Sullivan, Russell’s friends

Feinstein: Boston Bombing 'Likely a Death Penalty Case'

Feinstein: Boston Bombing 'Likely a Death Penalty Case'

Alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is likely to be sentenced to death for his part in the plot if he is tried in a federal civilian court, Sen. Diane Feinstein, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Sunday. Sen.

Watertown Police Chief: Dzhokhar Killed Brother by Running over Him

Watertown Police Chief: Dzhokhar Killed Brother by Running over Him

Watertown police chief Edward Deveau said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspected Boston Marathon bomber who was captured alive on Friday, killed his older brother Tamerlan by driving over him and dragging his body through the street with a carjacked SUV

Details Of Boston Bombing Injuries Emerge

Details Of Boston Bombing Injuries Emerge

Details of the horror wrought by the Boston Marathon bomber are becoming to become clearer two days after the first successful terror bombing on U.S. soil since the 9/11 attack in 2001. We now know the names of all three