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  • Al Qaeda magazine found on laptop of bomber's widow ... traces of explosive residue throughout home

    05/05/2013 6:00:49 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 69 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | May 5, 2013 | Lydia Warren and Snejana Farberov
    Complete Headline: Al Qaeda magazine found on laptop of bomber's widow: Suspicion over FBI Tsarnaev's wife grows after radical Islamist files found along with traces of explosive residue throughout her homeFederal officials investigating the Boston bombings have discovered radical Islamist materials on a computer belonging to the widow of the deceased suspect, it has been revealed. Katherine Russell, 24, has repeatedly claimed through her attorney that she knew nothing about the deadly April 15 bombings allegedly set off by her late husband, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar. However, the discovery of al Qaeda’s Inspire magazine on Russell’s computer,...
  • ‘Misha’ Speaks: An Interview with the Alleged Boston Bomber’s ‘Svengali’

    05/05/2013 5:19:46 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 15 replies
    NYR ^ | 4/28 | Christian Caryl
    As the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings continues, one of the more clouded aspects is the tale of “Misha,” a mysterious US-based Islamist who has been accused by members of the Tsarnaev family of radicalizing Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the elder of the two alleged bombers. “It started in 2009. And it started right there, in Cambridge,” Tamerlan’s uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, told CNN after the attacks. “This person just took his brain. He just brainwashed him completely.” These accusations set off a frenzied search for what some reports have called an Islamic Svengali, and over the past few days, the FBI...
  • Radical files found on computer belonging to wife of Boston bomber

    05/04/2013 5:46:24 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 78 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 4, 2013 | M.L. NESTEL and DAN MacLEOD
    <p>Radical Islamic materials and an al Qaeda magazine were found on the computer of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s widow — and there was explosive residue throughout their house, it was revealed yesterday.</p> <p>The files found on Katherine Russell’s hard drive are part of an investigation into whether the woman — who claimed to be in the dark on her husband’s terrorist activities — was aware of his plan to set off the two bombs, The Washington Post reported.</p>
  • Boston bomber's 2009 mugshot released from when he beat up his ex-girlfriend......

    05/03/2013 10:54:55 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 74 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 08:45 EST, 3 May 2013 | Meghan Keneally
    Tamerlan Tsarnaev had a prior assault and battery charge years before he 'planned' the Boston Marathon bombing His body was released to a funeral home on behalf of the relativesWidow Katherine Russell stopped cooperating with authoritiesBostonians outraged that he will be buried in the cityFamilies of the three people who died will reportedly get more than $1m in compensation, and those who lost limbs will get close to $1m The mugshot of the Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was released today giving proof that his violent streak started years before the fatal blasts. Tsarnaev was booked in 2009 for hitting...
  • Lawmaker suggests Boston Bombers had training ahead of attack

    04/28/2013 9:08:40 AM PDT · by penelopesire · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 28, 2013 | Fox News
    The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday he thinks the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attack. Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul told “Fox News Sunday” he thinks suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev had help, considering the device’s level of sophistication and the type of device -- a shrapnel-packed, pressure-cooker bomb. “That leads me to believe there was a trainer,” the Texas Republican said. Homemade bombs built from pressure cookers have been a frequent weapon of militants in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen once published an online manual on how...
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev got Mass. welfare benefits

    04/23/2013 8:57:15 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 68 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | April 23, 2013 | Chris Cassidy
    Marathon bombings mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev was living on taxpayer-funded state welfare benefits even as he was delving deep into the world of radical anti-American Islamism, the Herald has learned. State officials confirmed last night that Tsarnaev, slain in a raging gun battle with police last Friday, was receiving benefits along with his wife, Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, and their 3-year-old daughter. The state’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services said those benefits ended in 2012 when the couple stopped meeting income eligibility limits. Russell Tsarnaev’s attorney has claimed Katherine — who had converted to Islam — was working up to...
  • Rather than Dialing FBI when Photos Released, Katherine Russell-Tsarnaev Warned Her Husband...

    04/26/2013 2:32:24 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 51 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    ...thus triggering the crash-n-burn finale last Friday Say, isn't that a felony? Muslim convert Katherine Russell-Tsarnaev has apparently been lying her lilly-white butt off regarding purported 'surprise' and 'shock' in hearing of Tamerlan Tsaranev's involvement with terrorism, as she had claimed on Monday through her attorney. Seems she also found nothing strange about his bringing home a dozen pressure-cookers, either. Cell-phone records (and her brother-in-law) tell a whole 'nother story, tho- one that's likely to earn her a lengthy stay at the Gray Bar Hotel: FBI investigators have learned that Katherine Russell-Tsarnaev called and warned abusive husband Tamerlan that his...
  • Was Suspected Boston Bomber Tipped Off By Wife?

    04/26/2013 11:27:20 AM PDT · by redreno · 30 replies ^ | Apr 26 2013 // 12:13pm | unknown
    According to The Weekly Standard, authorities are still investigating how much Tamerlan Tsarnaev's wife knew about the Boston bombings. The report states that law enforcement officials now believe 24-year-old Katherine Russell Tsarnaeva called Tamerlan to let him know the FBI was looking for him after she saw his photos on the news. Though officials believe Tsarnaev was already aware, he and his younger brother went on the run a short time later, culminating in his death and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's arrest. Investigators were told of the alleged phone call by Dzhokhar in his interrogation before he was read his Miranda rights.
  • Feds Further Investigating Role of Bomber's Wife

    04/25/2013 11:21:23 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 8 replies
    Law enforcement officials are carefully reexamining any possible role that Katherine Russell Tsarnaeva, the wife of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, played in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, according to three federal officials with knowledge of the investigation. The intense scrutiny comes as a result of information provided by Dzokhar Tsarnaev in his on-again, off-again interrogation by FBI officials before he was read his rights by a federal magistrate.

    04/24/2013 9:44:41 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 72 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | April 24, 2013
    In an ENQUIRER special investigation, we REVEAL the dark secrets the American wife of the Boston bombing mastermind was hiding. As the FBI probes the exact details of what Katherine Russell Tsarnaev the widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsar­naev, knew about the sinister attack, The ENQUIRER has uncovered a secret arrest in the 24-year-old woman’s past that may be linked to her evil husband. “Tamerlan had an iron-clad grip on Katherine,” a friend in her native Rhode Island told The ENQUIRER. “He turned her from an innocent all-American girl into a terrorist bride – and she may unwittingly be...
  • Boston Bombing Suspect's Wife 'Very Distraught,' Lawyer Says [Ex-Christian Pregnant In Senior Year]

    04/22/2013 9:08:46 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 76 replies
    CNN ^ | April 22, 2013 | Alan Duke
    Boston Bombing Suspect's Wife 'Very Distraught,' Lawyer Says By Alan Duke April 22, 2013 (CNN) -- The wife of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is "very distraught" and "cries a lot," her lawyer told CNN Monday. (snip) Eleven months earlier, Tsarnaev was arrested, accused of domestic assault and battery against his girlfriend at his home in Cambridge, police records said. (snip) He would call her a slut and a prostitute, and they remember fights that they would get into where he would fly into rages and sometimes throw furniture or throw things." Russell dropped out of school after...