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Teamsters Local 25 vows to block potential Westboro Baptist Church protesters at Krystle M. Campbell’s funeral mass

BOSTON, Mass. — In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, a victim's funeral may lead to a possible showdown between members of the Westboro Baptist Church and the Teamsters Local 25.

Boston bombing: One week later, what do we know?

BOSTON, Mass. — It has been one week since two separate bombs ripped through cheering crowds at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring at least 176 others. One suspect is in custody after a dramatic manhunt which forced the city of Boston into lockdown, and another died in a violent firefight. People across the state of Massachusetts will observe a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m., the exact time one week ago that the first of the two bombs exploded near the marathon finish line.

Chatter: Boston waits for answers

Interrogators want answers from the sole surviving Boston bombing suspect, a helicopter-load of people go missing in Afghanistan, Myanmar is accused of ethnic cleansing, and when it's crocodile versus Frenchman, guess who wins.
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Interrogators want answers from the sole surviving Boston bombing suspect, a helicopter-load of people go missing in Afghanistan, Myanmar is accused of ethnic cleansing, and when it's crocodile versus Frenchman, guess who wins.
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Russia's Islamist rebels deny link to Boston bombing

The FBI was concerned over possible links between the Tsarnaev's and the Caucasus Emirate movement led by feared warlord Doku Umarov.

Massachusetts town holds vigil for MIT officer killed in Boston violence

The small town of Wilmington, Massachusetts turned out Saturday to remember slain MIT police officer Sean Collier, killed at the age of 26 Thursday by the two suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

Thank you, Big Brother: Do cities need more surveillance?

London, the most heavily surveilled city in the world, showed how effective CCTV can be after a team of suicide bombers attacked the city's transportation system on July 7, 2005. But privacy advocates aren't sure that increasing the presence of CCTV will make us safer.

Boston Marathon bombing: Why did they do it?

BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — Were the Tsarnaev brothers Chechen nationalists? Global jihadists? Alienated youth? “Explanations” continue to pour in.

Boston bombing's Chechen connection

BOSTON — The Tsarnaev brothers almost certainly became radicalized in the United States. However, as the search for their motives mounts, events in Chechnya can’t be ignored.

Will Putin get more than he bargained for?

MOSCOW — In the wake of Monday’s Boston marathon bombing, Putin offered to help the US authorities in their investigation of the attack. But as reports continue to flood in about the Tsarnaev brothers’ connection to Russia — and, specifically, to the troubled North Caucasus region — Putin is likely growing more concerned that Russia may end up playing a more crucial role than he expected.

Senior Republican senator connects Boston Marathon bombing to immigration debate

"How can individuals evade authorities and plan such attacks on our soil? How can we beef up security checks on people who wish to enter the U.S.?
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