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Boston bombing suspects: Tsarnaev brothers from Russia’s Caucasus, long-term US residents

Boston bombing suspects: Tsarnaev brothers from Russia’s Caucasus, long-term US residents

Boston bombing were identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and his brother Dzhokhar, 19. The elder brother was killed in the stand-off with the police, while the younger one remains at large. The father of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Anzor Tsarnaev, says his son, who still remains at large, is “accomplished medical student” and “a true angel”, AP reports. He […]

Boston Marathon explosions: LIVE UPDATES

Boston Marathon explosions: LIVE UPDATES

At least three people, including an eight-year-old, have been killed and more than a hundred injured after two explosions hit the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The investigation of two potential suspects is still ongoing. 17:21 GMT: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, became an American Citizen on Sept. 11, 2012, CBS reported.17:20 GMT: The suspects’ sister, 22-year-old […]

FBI releases images of suspects in Boston Marathon bombing (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

FBI releases images of suspects in Boston Marathon bombing (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The FBI released images and video on Thursday of its two suspects in the Boston Marathon attack, who the agent in charge said should be considered “armed and extremely dangerous.” The agency’s website crashed during the press conference. Richard DesLauriers, the FBI agent in charge of the investigation, said the images showed the suspects walking […]

Explosions rock Boston Marathon: 3 killed, 100+ injured

Explosions rock Boston Marathon: 3 killed, 100+ injured

At least three people are dead following twin explosions in Boston, Massachusetts where thousands of runners were participating in the annual Boston Marathon. Local media report over 100 people have been injured as well. Two explosions occurred near the finish line of the 26.2-mile event at 2:50pm local time, and the Boston Globe is reporting […]

N. Korea says it has final approval for nuclear attack on US

N. Korea says it has final approval for nuclear attack on US

North Korean army says it has final approval for nuclear attack on the US, the official KCNA news agency says. This comes shortly after the Pentagon said the US military prepares to deploy an advanced missile-defense system to Guam. “The merciless operation of (our) revolutionary armed forces in this regard has been finally examined and […]

Bitcoin Versus Government: Is Bitcoin the new gun rights battle?

Bitcoin Versus Government: Is Bitcoin the new gun rights battle?

Google trends shows an explosive growth in the Bitcoin meme. Like a tsunami, it started as a ripple and didn’t look like much, traveling for miles on the digital sea, and then Cyprus hit and the ripple became a roar. Nearly all financial news outlets and blogs have weighed in with their opinion on Bitcoin; […]

Spam no more: ‘Biggest’ cyber-attack in history grips web

Spam no more: ‘Biggest’ cyber-attack in history grips web

The ‘biggest cyber-attack in history’ has caused a worldwide web slowdown as the battle between an anti-spam group and a Dutch web host continues to heat up. The largest known distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in history was sparked when the non-profit group Spamhaus placed CyberBunker on a real-time blacklist of sites to be blocked for spreading […]

US news media has devolved to ‘carnival act’ – Hedges

US news media has devolved to ‘carnival act’ – Hedges

Chris Hedges, author, columnist and former Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist for The New York Times spoke with RT about how FCC deregulation during the Clinton administration allowed a handful of corporations to dominate US media. RT: I want to start off by reading a quote from one of your articles on this very topic, you say: “The […]

Cyprus, Troika agree to 20% tax on deposits over 100,000 euros at Bank of Cyprus

Cyprus, Troika agree to 20% tax on deposits over 100,000 euros at Bank of Cyprus

Cyprus and the Troika have agreed to a 20 per cent tax on deposits over 100,000 euros at the Bank of Cyprus and 4 per cent on deposits held at other banks. A senior Cypriot official told Reuters that a plan to tap nationalized pension funds would not be a part of a plan to […]

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