Boston bomb suspect`s friend to plead guilty to obstruction: Lawyer

A friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of removing evidence from Tsarnaev`s dormitory room, has agreed to plead guilty to charges of obstructing the investigation into the blasts, his attorney said on Wednesday.

Friends of accused Boston bomber told FBI backpack was dumped: Agent

A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber, charged with obstructing the probe into the blasts, and his roommate "simultaneously" told the FBI a backpack belonging to the suspect had been thrown into a dumpster, an agent said Monday.

Accused Boston bomber spoke of martyrdom before attack: FBI

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction.

Boston marathon kick-starts under tight security one year after twin blasts

Leaving behind the fear of twin bomb blasts, which rocked the marathon stadium last year, thousands of runners reclaim the world`s oldest marathon on Monday.

Backpacks spark bomb scare at Boston Marathon finish line

Two unattended backpacks near the Boston Marathon finish line sparked off a bomb scare and an evacuation of hundreds of people from the area today in an an eerie reminder of the terror attacks here exactly a year ago.

US sets November trial in Boston bombings

A US judge has set a November trial date for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the chief suspect accused of bombing last year`s Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding 260 others.

‘India Day` in Boston cancelled over security restrictions

The India Day celebrations, organised every year by Indian-Americans living here, have been cancelled due to increased security and strict regulations imposed by police in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Boston Bombings: Son shot by FBI agent `a very good boy`, says father

The Chechen man who was fatally shot during questioning about ties to a Boston marathon bombing suspect would have had trouble attacking officers because he was recovering from a knee injury, lawyers for his father said.

Boston bombing: Duo pleads not guilty to obstructing probe

Two college students from Kazakhstan pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of impeding investigators pursuing the Boston Marathon bombers.

Boston bombings: Sgt who shared Tsarnaev`s photos faces hearing

A state police sergeant who released striking photos of the capture of the surviving suspect in Boston Marathon bombings faces a hearing to determine if he will be suspended until an internal investigation is complete.

Boston bombings: Accused Tsarnaev seeks to beef up legal team

Alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seeking to beef up his legal team by hiring an additional attorney who specialises in death penalty and terrorism cases, it has emerged.

Widow of Boston bomber starting to reject strict Muslim rules

The widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has started to reject the strict Muslim rules her husband imposed upon her.

FBI foils plot to kill Obama with X-ray weapon

The FBI has reportedly foiled a plot to kill US president Barack Obama with a deadly X-ray weapon.

Al Qaeda`s English magazine praises Boston bombings

The latest issue of al Qaeda magazine Inspire has devoted almost all of its 40-odd pages to glorifying the Boston Bombings.

Chechen man in Florida `linked to Boston suspect` killed by FBI

FBI officials say that a Chechen man in Florida, who was suspected to be linked to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, was shot dead by investigators when he grew violent when questioned about the same.

Al Qaeda magazine may have been hacked

A new issue of English-language al Qaeda magazine linked to the Boston terrorist attacks has possibly been hacked by Western intelligence agencies.

Jailed friend of Boston bomber seeks release

Lawyers for one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev`s friends, who was arrested, have sought his release describing him as a "frightened and confused" teenager who did not deliberately lie to investigators.

Slain Boston suspects`s body to undergo second autopsy

The body of slain Boston bombings suspect will undergo a second "independent" autopsy as demanded by his relatives, a family spokeswoman has said.

Explosives residue found in slain Boston suspect`s apartment

In a fresh development in the Boston Marathon bombings probe, US investigators have found explosives residue in the apartment of the slain Chechen-origin suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

US tightening visa rules for students

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US will tighten oversight to help ensure that foreign students seeking to enter the US have valid student visas, according to various media reports.

`Boston suspect died of gunshot wounds, trauma`

The slain Boston bombings suspect died of bullet wounds and blunt trauma to head and torso after being shot by the police and run over and dragged by a vehicle, according to his death certificate.

Boston suspect`s mortuary offers Muslim services

Funeral arrangements for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a shootout with police are being handled by a funeral home that has experience with Muslim services.

Boston suspect texted `LoL` when warned by friend: FBI

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev texted `LOL` in a chilling response to a message from his friend who warned him that police was on the lookout for him.

Friends of bombing suspect in immigration court

Lawyers for two men friendly with the Boston Marathon bombing suspect say their clients have been extensively interviewed by federal investigators.

Boston bombings: Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev out of danger

Boston bombings suspect teenager Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was being treated in a city hospital with multiple injuries including gunshots, is out of danger, a US lawmaker familiar with his health situation has said.

Boston bomber `tried to brainwash girlfriend into becoming Muslim fanatic`

An ex-girlfriend of deceased Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has told how he tried to brainwash her into becoming a Muslim fanatic who hated America.

FBI to use Russian wiretaps to piece together Boston bombing suspect`s life

Several clues, including a Russian wiretap and a laptop, will help the FBI to know about the life of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Boston bombings: Mother of suspects ‘cited ‘conspiracy theory about 9/11 against Muslims’

The change in Zubeidat Tsarnaeva reportedly began a couple of years ago after she started talking that 9/11 attacks were conspiracy against Muslims.

Boston bombings suspects` trained to carry out attacks?

The Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attacks, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee has said.

Azam Khan sees conspiracy behind his detention in Boston

Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, who was briefly detained on Wednesday at a US airport, today accused External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid of hatching a "conspiracy" to defame him outside India.