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April 19, 2013 ( Recap )

They were right outside his door.

A Massachusetts gas station clerk has come forward to describe his terrifying brush with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects in the beginning hours of their overnight terror spree.
Tarek Ahmed told he was behind the register of his Cambridge store on Thursday night when a man in his 20s ran in shouting for his life.

"Call the police! Call the police! These people are trying to kill me!" the man screamed, according to Ahmed.
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April 30, 2013 (Recap)

The hold on the public’s mind of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s supposed confession to interrogators that he and his brother indeed carried out the Boston bombings is strong. (It is not usually noticed that we only have the FBI’s word on whatever Tsarnaev said under the interrogation, and that it was carried out under problematic medical conditions that actual doctors have not clarified.) Thus even FDL’s crack journalist Kevin Gosztola slipped up yesterday and spoke of "the attack by Dhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev” without employing the word "alleged.”

But somewhat buried in a report by the Los Angeles Times filed last Thursday, not widely noticed until yesterday, is a revelation by a person identified as "a senior congressional aide” that "Tsarnaev had aske ... Read more »
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