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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Jul 21, 2014 — Azamat Tazhayakov has been found guilty on some obstruction of justice charges, and not guilty of others. He was accused of removing evidence from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room.
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Apr 16, 2014 — Prosecutors said it would disturb the families of those who died to know that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could view those images. The judge ruled Tsarnaev has the right to see such evidence.
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Mar 28, 2014 — The government denies that it ever tried to recruit Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during a gunfight with police.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Twenty-seven-year-old Ibragim Todashev was killed while being questioned by agents in his Orlando home about his friendship with suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
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Sep 13, 2013 — The three 19-year-olds are accused of misleading police or destroying evidence to help Dzhokhar Tsarnaev evade capture.
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Aug 29, 2013 — Robel Phillipos is accused of lying about what two other of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends had done. Those two have been charged with trying to destroy evidence that linked Tsarnaev to the marathon bombings.
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Aug 28, 2013 — Photos taken by a Massachusetts State Police sergeant show the bloodied suspect being taken into custody. They also show him getting medical treatment at the scene.
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Aug 20, 2013 — A doctor's testimony about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's condition was released this week. The 20-year-old has pleaded not guilty to charges related to the Boston Marathon bombings and the murder three days later of a MIT police officer.
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Jul 23, 2013 — Sgt. Sean Murphy released photos of the Boston bombings suspect because he was angry about the image of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that Rolling Stone put on its cover. He distributed the photos without permission and has been put on restricted duty until an investigation is completed.
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Jul 18, 2013 — The photo of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that Rolling Stone put on its cover angered Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Sean Murphy and many others. He's given Boston Magazine photos he took the night Tsarnaev was captured. "This guy is evil," Murphy says. "This is the real Boston bomber."
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