After the Boston bombs: Out of hate came love

After the Boston bombs: Out of hate came love

Six years after the Boston Marathon bomb attack, three Irish athletes recall the events of that shocking day, and how out of that darkness, the city, its people, and its marathon came back stronger

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Boston marks five years since marathon attack with tributes

Boston marks five years since marathon attack with tributes

Boston has marked the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings Sunday with a series of solemn remembrance acts.

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Man who helped police arrest Boston marathon bomber dies aged 70

Man who helped police arrest Boston marathon bomber dies aged 70

The man who found the Boston marathon bomber hiding in his boat in his backyard has died.

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Boston bomber to seek new trial

Boston bomber to seek new trial

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has filed a motion for a new trial, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack.

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Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a “kid” who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

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Defence rests in trial of Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev

Defence rests in trial of Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have rested their case to a jury that will decide whether he should be put to death for the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Boston Marathon bomber 'adored older brother'

Boston Marathon bomber 'adored older brother'

A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has given evidence from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older brother towards a stricter version of Islam.

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Verdict reached on Boston Marathon bombing

Verdict reached on Boston Marathon bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon.

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Boston bomber 'out to terrorise US'

Boston bomber 'out to terrorise US'

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a cold-blooded decision to punish America for its wars in Muslim countries as he planted a backpack containing a bomb near a group of children, the jury at his death penalty trial has been told.

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Closing arguments at Boston Marathon bomber's trial

Closing arguments at Boston Marathon bomber's trial

As he planted a backpack containing a bomb just feet from a group of children, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a cold-hearted decision aimed at spreading terror, a federal prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments at Tsarnaev’s death penalty trial.

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Tsarnaev 'wanted to terrorise US', says prosecutor

Tsarnaev 'wanted to terrorise US', says prosecutor

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev targeted men, women and children at the race because he wanted to terrorise the United States on a day when the eyes of the world would be on Boston, a federal prosecutor has told jurors in closing arguments.

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Closing arguments begin in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Closing arguments begin in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have one last chance to make their case to the jury.

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Boston bomber trial lawyers rest case

Boston bomber trial lawyers rest case

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkokhar Tsarnaev have rested their case in his death penalty trial after presenting a brief case aimed at showing his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.

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Prosecutors rest case against Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Prosecutors rest case against Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Prosecutors today rested their case against Boston Marathon bombing accused Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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VIDEO: FBI release shocking footage of Boston bombing

VIDEO: FBI release shocking footage of Boston bombing

The FBI has released graphic footage of Boston Marathon bombing suspects, which includes a close-up view of one the blasts.

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Marathon blast victim recalls chaos

Marathon blast victim recalls chaos

A woman injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has told jurors that she and her husband each lost a left leg, and she eventually had to have her other leg amputated too.

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Boston Marathon bombing trial begins

Boston Marathon bombing trial begins

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has gone on trial over the Boston Marathon bombing, with prosecutors saying he used a backpack to plant a bomb designed to “tear people apart and create a bloody spectacle”.

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Boston bombing trial jury chosen

Boston bombing trial jury chosen

After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates has been chosen for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at court

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at court

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court today for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013.

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Man charged with Boston bomb hoax

Man charged with Boston bomb hoax

Police have blown up two backpacks found near the Boston Marathon’s finish line and have arrested and charged a man in connection with the find.

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Boston Marathon bombing 'instigated by brother'

Boston Marathon bombing 'instigated by brother'

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a judge to make prosecutors turn over family-related evidence as they try to build a case that his older brother was the “main instigator” of the deadly attack.

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Boston Marathon bomb suspect 'may blame brother'

Boston Marathon bomb suspect 'may blame brother'

Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers may try to save him from the death penalty by arguing he fell under the murderous influence of his older brother, legal experts say.

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Boston bomb suspect linked to 2011 killings

Boston bomb suspect linked to 2011 killings

Boston Marathon bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev took part in an earlier triple murder, according to a man subsequently shot dead while being questioned by authorities.

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Boston bombing suspect pleads not guilty

Boston bombing suspect pleads not guilty

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to 30 counts including use of a weapon of mass destruction to kill.

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Boston Marathon suspect charged

Boston Marathon suspect charged

A federal grand jury has returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Russia claims FBI 'missed' Boston warning

Russia claims FBI 'missed' Boston warning

The Boston Marathon bombings could have been prevented if US officials had followed through on Russian intelligence, a senior Moscow official has said.

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Reclaiming the triumph: Thousands complete final mile of Boston Marathon

Reclaiming the triumph: Thousands complete final mile of Boston Marathon

Thousands of athletes have joined victims of the Boston Marathon bombings to run and walk the last mile of the race, reclaiming the triumph of crossing the finish line.

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FBI shoot dead Boston bomb suspect

FBI shoot dead Boston bomb suspect

An FBI agent has shot dead a suspect who turned violent while being questioned about the Boston marathon bombing.

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Boston bomb suspect's widow 'will co-operate'

Boston bomb suspect's widow 'will co-operate'

A new lawyer for the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev says his client will co-operate with investigators.

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Secret burial for Boston bomber

Secret burial for Boston bomber

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in an undisclosed location outside the city of Worcester, police said after a frustrating week-long search for a community willing to take the body.

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Boston mayor: Don't bury bomb suspect here

Boston mayor: Don't bury bomb suspect here

Boston’s mayor does not want marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev buried in the city, an aide said.

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Row rumbles on over burial of Boston bombing suspect

Row rumbles on over burial of Boston bombing suspect

The uncle of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has arrived in Massachusetts to arrange for his burial.

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Belfast runners remember Boston tragedy

Belfast runners remember Boston tragedy

More than 17,000 runners at today'sBelfast City Marathon stood in silence in memory of the spectators killed in the Boston bombings.

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Obama defends Boston bombing probe

Obama defends Boston bombing probe

President Barack Obama is defending the FBI’s handling of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation as Republicans prepare for oversight hearings on the attack.

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Funeral home struggling to find resting place for Boston suspect

Funeral home struggling to find resting place for Boston suspect

A funeral home director was today trying to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Boston arrest teenager 'doesn’t go to the mosque', claims father

Boston arrest teenager 'doesn’t go to the mosque', claims father

Former teachers of one of the students from Kazakhstan arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings have described him as an easygoing teenager who distinguished himself mainly by his failing grades in maths and science.

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Family claims body of Boston bombing suspect

Family claims body of Boston bombing suspect

The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was the subject of a massive manhunt and died after a gun battle with police, has been claimed.

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Boston bombings suspect 'had no visa'

Boston bombings suspect 'had no visa'

One of three college students arrested in the Boston Marathon bombings case was allowed to return to the US from Kazakhstan in January despite not having a valid student visa.

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Police arrest two college friends of Boston bombings suspect

Police arrest two college friends of Boston bombings suspect

Three more suspects have been arrested in the Boston Marathon bombing case, including two college friends of captured gunman Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Police arrest three more in connection with Boston bombings

Police arrest three more in connection with Boston bombings

Three more suspects have been arrested in the Boston marathon bombings investigation.

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Relatives to claim body of Boston bomb brother

Relatives to claim body of Boston bomb brother

Relatives of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect will claim his body now that his wife has agreed to release it, an uncle said yesterday.

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Top lawyer to defend bombing suspect

Top lawyer to defend bombing suspect

A leading anti-death penalty lawyer who has managed to get life sentences for several high-profile criminals has joined the defence team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

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FBI takes evidence from home of Boston suspect's in-laws

FBI takes evidence from home of Boston suspect's in-laws

FBI agents investigating the Boston Marathon bombings have visited the home of dead suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's in-laws and carried away several bags.

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My sons are innocent, says mother of Boston suspects

My sons are innocent, says mother of Boston suspects

The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she is not a terrorist.

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Boston bomb suspects 'had training'

Boston bomb suspects 'had training'

The Boston Marathon bombing suspects had some training in carrying out their attack, according to the chairman of the US House Homeland Security Committee.

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Boston suspect moved from hospital

Boston suspect moved from hospital

The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention centre, officials say.

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Boston suspects 'planned to attack New York'

Boston suspects 'planned to attack New York'

The Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square, New York City officials have said.

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Magazine's powerful tribute to Boston marathon victims

Magazine's powerful tribute to Boston marathon victims

The cover of the latest edition of Boston magazine pays a nice tribute to those affected by last Monday week’s events at the city’s marathon.

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Mother of Boston bombing suspects: 'We thought US was safe'

Mother of Boston bombing suspects: 'We thought US was safe'

The mother of the two Boston bombing suspects says she now regrets moving her family to the US and believes they would have been better off in a village in Dagestan.

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Boston bombing suspect 'was on terrorist database'

Boston bombing suspect 'was on terrorist database'

The US government added the name of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect to a terrorist database 18 months before the deadly explosions, officials say.

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Putin: Boston bombings show that West shouldn't have supported rebels

Putin: Boston bombings show that West shouldn't have supported rebels

The Boston bombings show that the West was wrong in supporting militants in Chechnya, Russian President Vladimir Putin says.

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Diamond donates Caroline royalties

Diamond donates Caroline royalties

Neil Diamond is donating some of this week’s sales from Sweet Caroline to Boston Marathon blast victims after the tune became a source of comfort following the bomb attack.

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Boston bombs 'triggered by remote control'

Boston bombs 'triggered by remote control'

The Boston Marathon explosions which killed three people and injured more than 260 were triggered by a remote-controlled detonator, US officials said today.

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Boston bomb suspects 'radicalised by Web'

Boston bomb suspects 'radicalised by Web'

New details have emerged about how the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects may have been swayed by a radical, anti-American strain of Islam.

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'We can't buy you lost sleep, so at least let us pick up lunch'

"We can't buy you lost sleep, so at least let us pick up lunch"

Journalists at the Boston Globe had a tough week. Their colleagues at the Chicago Tribune decided to send them pizza.

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'Religious motives for bomb suspects'

'Religious motives for bomb suspects'

The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, US officials have said after interrogating and charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with crimes which could bring the death penalty.

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Hundreds mourn bomb victim student

Hundreds mourn bomb victim student

Hundreds of people have packed a hall at Boston University to say goodbye to a Chinese graduate student who was killed by the marathon blasts two days after doing well in her qualifying exams.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged in hospital bed

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged in hospital bed

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged in his hospital bed.

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Suspects' father seeks 'justice and truth'

Suspects' father seeks 'justice and truth'

The father of the two Boston bombing suspects says he will travel from Russia to the United States this week to seek “justice and the truth.”

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Bombing suspect's parents: Trip had 'nothing to do with militants'

Bombing suspect's parents: Trip had 'nothing to do with militants'

The parents of Tamerlan Tsarnaev have insisted that he went to Dagestan and Chechnya last year to visit relatives and had nothing to do with militants operating in the volatile part of Russia.

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