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Bombing Suspect’s Friend Convicted Of Lying To FBI

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of lying during the investigation into the 2013 attack.

Robel Phillipos, of Cambridge, was convicted of both counts Tuesday

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David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Still No Verdict In Phillipos Trial

Jurors in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  have ended a fifth day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Robel Phillipos is accused of lying about being in Tsarnaev's UMass Dartmouth dorm room three days after the deadly bombing, when two other friends removed a backpack containing fireworks and other potential evidence

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Jury To Decide If Tsarnaev Friend Was Liar Or High

Jurors have begun deliberating in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Robel Phillipos is charged with lying about being in Tsarnaev's dorm room at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth when two other friends removed a backpack and other potential evidence several days after the April 15, 2013, attack

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Lawyer: Phillipos Had Impaired Memory Because Of Pot Use

A lawyer for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told a jury that he did not lie when questioned by the FBI, but instead was suffering from a cloudy memory caused by heavy marijuana use

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Credit: New York Post
Credit: New York Post

NY Post Settles Lawsuit Over ‘Bag Men’ Cover

A settlement has been reached in a defamation lawsuit against the New York Post for its "Bag Men" cover three days after the Boston Marathon bombing.

Neither side would disclose terms of the settlement

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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Prosecutors Respond To Jury Arguments In Tsarnaev Case

Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a bid by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to dismiss charges against him over concerns about an under representation of African-Americans and people over 70 on federal juries in Massachusetts

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Friend Of Tsarnaev Appears In Federal Court

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to charges of trafficking heroin and possessing an illegal handgun.

Stephen Silva of Cambridge, Massachusetts, appeared in federal court in Boston on Wednesday

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Marathon Bombing Survivor’s Story Getting Movie Treatment

The story of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings who lost both his legs in the attack, is being developed into a film.

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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Judge Grants Tsarnaev’s Request For Jury Records

A federal judge has granted a request from Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for jury records for Massachusetts federal courts over the last three years.

Tsarnaev's lawyers asked for the records to determine if a jury plan adopted in 2009 has corrected racial imbalances

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Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Ask Judge To Declare Federal Death Penalty Unconstitutional

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  have asked a judge to bar prosecutors from arguing that his alleged decision to target the iconic athletic event is one of the factors a jury should consider when weighing whether he should be sentenced to death

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