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10:20 AM ET, April 21, 2013


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Daily Mail:
Was Boston bomber inspired by Russia's Bin Laden?  FBI tracked radicalised older brother ‘for five years’ after being told of his links to Chechen terrorists  — But FBI later discounted Tamerlan as a threat, despite telling his mother he was an ‘extremist leader’
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Amazing New Details from the Chase for the Boston Bombers  —  The police chief of the Watertown police department shares amazing new details of the chase for the Boston bombings suspects from Thursday night into Friday evening:  —  The police chief, Edward Deveau, describes how cops nearly apprehended …
New York Post:
Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Fighter with a hidden hatred  —  He was as American as apple pie, a handsome Golden Gloves boxer who wore preppy sweaters, married his high-school sweetheart and tooled around the family's quaint Boston neighborhood in a Mercedes.  —  But Tamerlan Tsarnaev …
Scott Shane / New York Times:
Inquiry Shifts to Suspect's Russian Trip  —  WASHINGTON — With one suspect dead and the other captured and lying grievously wounded in a hospital, the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings turned on Saturday to questions about the men's motives, and to the significance of an overseas trip one of them took last year.
Daily Mail:
‘Terrorista#1’: Bragging license plate on BMW belonging to friends of captured Boston bomber …
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Obama thanks Putin for help in Boston
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
The Boston Globe:
Brothers in Marathon bombings took two paths into infamy
Older Suspect Described As Controlling, Manipulative
Amie Parnes / The Hill:
Home-grown terrorist attack threatens to disrupt Obama's second-term agenda
Discussion: Prairie Weather and The Hill
Associated Press:
Gov: Bombing suspect seriously hurt but stable
Discussion: Politico and The Hill
Fbi / Federal Bureau of Investigation:
2011 Request for Information on Tamerlan Tsarnaev from Foreign Government
Amy Chozick / New York Times:
Koch Brothers Making Play for Tribune's Newspapers  —  Three years ago, Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists and supporters of libertarian causes, held a seminar of like-minded, wealthy political donors at the St. Regis Resort in Aspen, Colo. They laid out a three-pronged …
Associated Press:
Hagel: Israel, US see ‘exactly same’ Iran threat  —  TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday the United States and Israel see “exactly the same” threat from Iran, but differ on when it may reach the point of requiring U.S. or Israeli military action.
Discussion: Associated Press and The Hill
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Dems scramble to change the subject after collapse of gun bill  —  Democrats in Congress have quickly changed the subject from gun control to immigration reform and are relieved to be moving past an issue that divided them to more solid political ground.  —  The political momentum …
Discussion: The Hope For America
Bill Daley / Washington Post:
Heidi Heitkamp betrayed me on gun control
Suzanne Daley / New York Times:
Danes Rethink a Welfare State Ample to a Fault  —  COPENHAGEN — It began as a stunt intended to prove that hardship and poverty still existed in this small, wealthy country, but it backfired badly.  Visit a single mother of two on welfare, a liberal member of Parliament goaded …
Discussion: The Spectacle Blog
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Add Boston Marathon Bombing to pile of Failed Eliminationist Narratives
Discussion: The Hope For America
2 shot as thousands rally to celebrate marijuana in Denver  —  Two people were shot in Denver's Civic Center Saturday where thousands of people gathered for marijuana-inspired “420 Day” festivities, paramedics said.  —  Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said a man and woman in their 20s …
Discussion: Pat Dollard and The Gateway Pundit
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Lindsey Graham: ‘Enemy combatant’  —  Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain are calling for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings to be tried as an enemy combatant, rather than as an ordinary criminal.  —  “Under the Law of War we can hold this suspect as a potential enemy combatant …
Kyle Balluck / The Hill:
Graham, McCain: No criminal trial for captured suspect
Mike Lillis / The Hill:   ACLU calls for Miranda rights for Boston bombing suspect
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