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#Boston bombings

From TheJournal.ie Nun portrayed in Dead Man Walking movie says Boston bomber is remorseful Death Penalty

Nun portrayed in Dead Man Walking movie says Boston bomber is remorseful

A jury will decide if he should be sentenced to death or life without parole.

From TheJournal.ie 'He shopped for milk as paramedics tried to save an 8-year-old boy' Starting Today

'He shopped for milk as paramedics tried to save an 8-year-old boy'

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got under way today, with his defence team admitting: ‘It was him’.

From The42 Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor Anniversary

Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor

But amputee Jeff Glasbrenner is coming back this year.

From TheJournal.ie Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect Court

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 10 most read stories on TheJournal.ie this year What You're Reading

Here are the 10 most read stories on TheJournal.ie this year

Boston bombings, slavery in London, and Peggy Mangan – these are the stories you read this year.

From TheJournal.ie These photos helped make Twitter powerful More Than 140

These photos helped make Twitter powerful

It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.

From TheJournal.ie Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book Boston Bombings

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book

A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.

From TheJournal.ie New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture Tamerlan Tsarnaev This post contains images

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture

A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.

From TheJournal.ie Court hearing postponed for Boston bomb suspect Boston Bombing

Court hearing postponed for Boston bomb suspect

Both defence and prosecution attorneys have petitioned the court to postpone the hearing so that that they could have more time to prepare.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today Doctor Enda

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today

On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Boston

Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect

A funeral home retained by the Tsarnaev family has collected the remains of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

From TheJournal.ie Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up Boston

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

From TheJournal.ie Leading anti-death penalty lawyer to defend Boston bombings suspect Boston

Leading anti-death penalty lawyer to defend Boston bombings suspect

Several of Judy Clarke’s previous high-profile clients have avoided the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent' Boston

Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent'

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has herself started drawing the attention of law enforcement, as she insists her family are innocent.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bombing suspect moved to prison Boston Bombings

Boston bombing suspect moved to prison

He has been moved to a prison medical centre, reports say.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bombing highlights problems tracking 'lone wolves' Boston

Boston bombing highlights problems tracking 'lone wolves'

Counter-terrorism experts have warned that attempting to thwart attacks by radicals working in isolation is a practically impossible task.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse USA

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse

Study of American media finds it fifth in the top stories for public since 9/11.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours' Boston Bombings

Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours'

Cambridge resident Eric Grzymkowski told TheJournal.ie what it was like to discover that the Tsarnaev brothers lived just five doors from his home.

From TheJournal.ie Extra security in place as London Marathon begins Boston Bombings

Extra security in place as London Marathon begins

A 30-second moment of silence to honour those injured in the Boston Marathon will take place before the start of the event.

From TheJournal.ie Nothing found following reports of 'suspicious device' at Boston's South Station Boston

Nothing found following reports of 'suspicious device' at Boston's South Station

The station was cleared as a precautionary measure.

From TheJournal.ie Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya Boston Bombings

Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya

Petr Gandalovič issued the statement following the Boston Marathon bombings, saying that he was “concerned to note in the social media a most unfortunate misunderstanding”.

From TheJournal.ie Interpol issues global security alert at US request Boston Bombings

Interpol issues global security alert at US request

Meanwhile, security staff are out with sniffer dogs checking the location of the finish line for the London Marathon, which takes place tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Bostonians celebrate capture of second bombing suspect Boston Bombing This post contains videos This post contains images

Bostonians celebrate capture of second bombing suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found by a homeowner in a boat where he had taken refuge.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama: 'All in all, this has been a tough week' Obama

Barack Obama: 'All in all, this has been a tough week'

The US president reacted to the dramatic apprehending of the second suspect in the Boston bombings and the explosion at a Texas fertiliser plant at a press conference in the White House earlier.

From The42 Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down Bigger Worries

Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down

With a bombing suspect at large and public transport shut down, sporting matters have taken a back seat.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're ashamed': Bombings suspects' uncle urges nephew to turn himself in Boston Bombings This post contains videos

'We're ashamed': Bombings suspects' uncle urges nephew to turn himself in

“Yes, we’re ashamed. They’re the children of my brother,” Ruslan Tsarni told a throng of reporters outside his home in Montgomery Village in Maryland today as the manhunt continues.

From TheJournal.ie Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings Boston This post contains videos

Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings

David Koch of Channel Seven says Boston’s Irish population may link the Marathon bombings to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.

From TheJournal.ie Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media Boston Marathon

Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media

It is also reported that authorities have an image of a suspect carrying and possibly dropping a black bag at the scene of the second bombing on Monday.

From The42 Red Sox honour victims of Boston Marathon bombing Tribute

Red Sox honour victims of Boston Marathon bombing

“Even though we might not be in Boston right now, we carry this with us”, said manager John Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit Boston

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.