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By now, the names Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev are commonplace, but can you pronounce them?
We reached out to Brian Glyn Williams, professor of Islamic history at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, who has become a prime source of information on Chechen history and who served as a source of information for a paper Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on the subject three years ago.
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A runner from Florida may have captured a higher-resolution photo of one of the Boston Marathon suspects on his iPhone. David Green of Jacksonville, Fla., told CNN he took the picture and posted it to his Facebook page on Monday. CNN broadcast the photo Thursday night as Piers Morgan interviewed Green.
The image shows marathon spectators fleeing shortly after the bombs exploded. Green, who...Read more »
A factory explosion in West, Texas has left as many as 15 dead, according to police (click here for updates: http://bit.ly/11gt8mN). Below is a YouTube video that the user says shows the explosion on camera.
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