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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev

May 22, 2014 — Prosecutors revealed new details about the bombs that exploded at the marathon finish line in April 2013, defending FBI questioning of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as he recovered from gunshot wounds.
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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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Oct 23, 2013 — Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gun battle with police. A friend, who's also now dead, told investigators that Tsarnaev was involved in a 2011 triple murder. Tsarnaev and his brother Dzhokhar are the lone suspects in last April's bombings at the Boston Marathon.
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Jul 10, 2013 — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be appearing in public for the first time since he was captured on April 19. He's due to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon in a Boston courtroom.
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May 23, 2013 — Ibragim Todashev, law enforcement sources tell NPR and other news outlets, was being questioned about the 2011 killings of three men in Waltham, Mass. Boston bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has also been linked to that unsolved case.
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May 22, 2013 — A friend of the man killed Wednesday in Orlando says the FBI was questioning the man about his connection to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the men suspected of planting the bombs in Boston.
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May 16, 2013 — CBS News and CNN say they've been told by sources familiar with what was found that investigators believe marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on an interior wall of the boat where he was found hiding. He allegedly said the attack was in retaliation for the Afghan and Iraq wars.
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May 15, 2013 — Also: George Orwell's rules for making tea; what Antigone can teach us about the burial of Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
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May 11, 2013 — Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body was taken to a cemetery in central Virginia. It took about two weeks to find a place willing to bury him. Now, some in Virginia are raising objections and concerns.
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