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Jan 4, 2015
Jan 4, 2015

Jury selection begins in trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON (Reuters) – Jury selection is set to begin on Monday in the trial of the man accused of carrying out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others in the largest mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 21-year-old ethnic Chechen who is a naturalized U.S. citizen, could get the death penalty if convicted in federal court in Boston. He has pleaded not guilty to all 30 charges against him.

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Dec 19, 2014

Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

BOSTON (Reuters) – A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city.

Stephen Silva, 21, changed his plea from not guilty in U.S. District Court in Boston after reaching a deal with federal prosecutors that was filed under seal.

Dec 19, 2014
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      "Scott Malone is the Boston-based editor in charge for general news overseeing the northeastern United States, where he covers everything from politics to storms to the weird and wonderful of New England. Scott has interviewed newsmakers ranging from Macky Sall, the president of Senegal, to chart-topping rockers Aerosmith. His reporting has taken him from storm-swept New Orleans to the weather observatory atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire."
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