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The murder of civilians by other civilians wielding assault rifles and hand guns captures our attention, however briefly. Sandy Hook’s massacre is still fresh in our minds, but so are the killings in Aurora, Colo., and at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. So far these murders have had little effect on laws regulating gun ownership in the United States.

The Boston Marathon Bombing has exposed another ugly facet of gun violence, the inordinate use of deadly force by law enforcement in the apprehension and interrogation of suspected criminals. This abuse of power is often swept under the rug, never properly addressed and the crimes never prosecuted.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon suspect now in custody in a federal medical facility awaiting trial, had holed up in a boat in Watertown, Mass., subject to a city-wide manhunt.

He was unarmed and under observation by a "forward looking infrared ... Read more »
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Where is Aunt Maret Tsarnaeva?

TORONTO - The Toronto aunt of the two Boston bombing suspects says she has been the target of threats since saying publicly that her nephews were framed.

"They are calling us, calling names, threatening, saying it’s time to go home,” Maret Tsarnaeva said Saturday. "Yes, it is time. We did not find that promise — democracy — in this country.”

"But if I go home, I will go home only with bodies of my nephews,” she added.
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On June 27, federal grand jurors indicted him on 30 counts.

Charges include:

"use of a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death and conspiracy;
bombing of a place of public use resulting in death and conspiracy;
malicious destruction of property resulting in death and conspiracy;
use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence;
use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence causing death;
carjacking resulting in seri ... Read more »
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15th May 2013 (Recap)
 
Ryan Christopher Fogle, an American CIA agent, who was caught trying to recruit a Russian security agent, is now suspected of the attempt of gathering information about the Boston bombing suspects for intelligence on the Northern Caucasus, according to the Russian FSB security service.
 
The agent received an advance of $US 100,000, according to FSB.
Russia accused the US of "crude and clumsy” spying on their territory after they caught Fogle red – handed in Moscow, seeking to recruit a R ... Read more »
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