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3:50 AM ET, April 20, 2013


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CBS News:
FBI interviewed dead Boston bombing suspect years ago  —  The FBI admitted Friday they interviewed the now-deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev two years ago and failed to find any incriminating information about him.  —  As first reported by CBS News correspondent Bob Orr …
Agoldberg / The Smoking Gun:
Hospital Denies Involvement In Leak Of Grisly Post-Mortem Photo Of Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect  —  A grisly post-mortem photo of one of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers appears to have been taken early today after medical personnel turned the body over to law enforcement officials.
Dee DeQuattro / WLNE-TV:
Report: 3 arrested in New Bedford in connection to bombing suspect  —  Neighbors say three have been arrested in New Bedford in connection with the Boston Bombing suspect.  —  Police apprehended suspects from the Hidden Brook Apartments on Carriage Drive in New Bedford.
Irene / Judicial Watch:
Boston Bomber Could Have Been Deported After 2009 Arrest  —  Updated 4 p.m. Friday related to arrest versus conviction issue: One of the Chechen terrorists who carried out the Boston Marathon bombings could have been deported years ago after a criminal arrest and/or conviction …
'They were set up, FBI followed them for years'- Tsarnaevs' mother to RT  —  As police search for the younger of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings, RT spoke to the pair's parents who are adamant about their sons' innocence, claiming it was a set up.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Pat Dollard
Wall Street Journal:
Life in America Unraveled for Brothers  —  By ALAN CULLISON and PAUL SONNE in Moscow and JENNIFER LEVITZ in Cambridge, Mass.  —  Where did the alleged bombers of the Boston Marathon come from?  What were their career aspirations?  What can we learn from their online media presence?
Julie Eich / CBS Boston:
CAPTURED - Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Caught In Watertown  —  WATERTOWN (CBS) - A flurry of applause at the scene of a standoff between police and Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev signaled his capture Friday night.  —  After a nearly two-hour standoff in a Watertown neighborhood …
International Business Times:
Feiz Mohammad: Radical Muslim Preacher Who Inspired Boston Marathon Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev  —  By GARETH PLATT: Subscribe to Gareth's RSS feed  —  Feiz Mohammad, the radical preacher cited by dead Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, is a former boxer who blames women for being raped …
Fox News:
‘We got him!’  Second marathon suspect in custody after tense standoff  —  BREAKING: A day-long dragnet for the second of two brothers believed to be behind Monday's Boston Marathon bombing ended Friday night, with police capturing the suspect covered in blood and hiding in a boat in the backyard …
Bianna Golodryga / ABCNEWS:
Boston Bomb Suspect's Dad Tells Him to Surrender, Warns ‘ Hell Will Break Loose’ if Son Dies
Boston Globe:
Relatives of Marathon bombing suspects worried that older brother was corrupting ‘sweet’ younger sibling
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Adam Serwer / Mother Jones:
Did Boston Bombing Suspect Post Al Qaeda Prophecy on YouTube?
Kevin Cirilli / Reuters:
Muslim groups: Resist ‘scapegoating’
Discussion: Politico and CNN
New York Times:
Updates on the Hunt for the Boston Bombing Suspects
Discussion: New Republic
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
What You Need To Know About Why The Boston Bombing Suspect Hasn't Been Read His Miranda Rights  —  Despite initial reports to the contrary, FBI agents did not read Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev his Miranda rights immediately after he was taken into custody.
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Friend: Suspect ‘a normal pot head’
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Kyle Mantyla / Right Wing Watch:
'I Don't Bluff, I Make Promises': Beck Gives Gov't Until Monday to Come Clean About Boston Bombing Cover-Up  —  Near the end of today's radio broadcast, Glenn Beck declared that the cover-up of the Saudi link to the Boston Marathon bombing makes this the second most important thing (behind 9/11) …
Bedford / The Daily Caller:
New York Times shows sympathy for Boston terrorist suspects  —  A New York Times feature story on the suspected Boston terrorists showed the possible terrorists in a sympathetic light, with the headline “Far from war-torn homeland, trying to fit in” and a black-and-white picture of one of the men.
Rachel Weiner / Post Politics:
Boy Scouts set to end gay ban for youth, not adults  —  The Boy Scouts of America are calling for an end to their ban on homosexual members, while maintaining the ban for adult leaders.  —  The organization is proposing a resolution stating that “no youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts …
Discussion: Poliglot
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian / Reuters:
U.S. Boy Scouts set to end ban on gay members : spokesperson
Mark K. Updegrove / PARADE Magazine:
PARADE's Exclusive Interview: President George W. and Laura Bush  —  More by Mark K.  — President George W. and Laura Bush Reflect on the Twins, Bush's Newfound Passion for Painting, and More  —  Ben Baker  —  This Sunday's PARADE features an exclusive interview with the former first couple, George W. and Laura Bush.
Mark K. Updegrove / PARADE Magazine:
President George W. and Laura Bush Reflect on the Twins, Bush's Newfound Passion for Painting, and More
Discussion: Trail Blazers Blog
Katrina Trinko / National Review:
The Corner  —  Peter King sees the attacks in Massachusetts this week as a wake-up call to local law-enforcement authorities to increase their surveillance and awareness of potential terrorists.  —  “Police have to be in the community, they have to build up as many sources as they can …
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
It Wasn't Sunil Tripathi: The Anatomy of a Misinformation Disaster  —  How a terrible misidentification of two people with no connection to the Boston bombing spread so far, so fast  —  In the middle of the last night's nearly unbelievable turn of events, for a few hours …
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James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
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Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Dylan Byers / Politico:
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