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June 27, 2013

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev downloaded bomb-making instructions from an al-Qaida magazine, gathered online material on Islamic jihad and martyrdom, and later scribbled anti-American messages inside the boat where he lay wounded, a federal indictment charged Thursday.
 
Seventeen of the charges authorize a penalty of up to life in prison or the death penalty.
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June 26, 2013
 
For four weeks, Hussain Al-Kwawahir, was jailed in the custody of the U.S. government.
Then, without explanation or notice to his attorney, Al-Kwawahir was released and put on a flight out of Detroit Metro Airport earlier this month to Saudia Arabia via Paris.
His attorney, James C. Howarth, who was hired by a New York firm, he suspects under the guide of the Saudi Arabian Consulate, said he didn't know the "highly unsubstantiated" charges against his client were dropped until after Al-Kwawahir was airborne.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents arrested Al-Kwawahir, a married father of three, after questioning him about an item in his ... Read more »
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June 26, 2013

BOSTON (CBS) — Accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may never stand trial in the bombings that killed three people and injured hundreds.

Appearing at the WBZ Business Breakfast Wednesday, John Miller, CBS Senior News Correspondent and former FBI Assistant Director said if the case does go to trial it will take at least a year.

"You have an individual who is photographed at the scene of the bombings by numerous security cameras, who has allegedly written a manifesto that amounts to a confession on the inside wall of the boat where he is eventually captured,” Miller said.

Before any court dates are set, Miller says the defense and prosecution will be preparing and discussing whether it’s worth going to trial or try to reach a plea deal.

"Those discussions will be based on how much information he is ready to provide the government,” Miller ... Read more »
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