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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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Tsarnaev’s Attorney’s Want Some Charges Dismissed

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing on a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to dismiss some of the charges he faces.
 
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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Government To Pay Legal Bills For Tsarnaev’s Friend

A federal judge has ruled the government will begin paying for the legal defense of a 20-year-old man accused of lying for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev .
 
    Robel Phillipos of Cambridge has pleaded not guilty

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Getty Images - Alex Rodriquez
Getty Images - Alex Rodriquez

A-Rod Suspended For 162 Games

An arbitrator is reducing the 211-game drug suspension for New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez to 162 games. 

The ruling today means Rodriguez will miss the 2014 season under the suspension handed down by Major League Baseball in connection with performance-enhancing drugs

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Tribal Chairperson Cheryl Andrews-Maltais
Tribal Chairperson Cheryl Andrews-Maltais

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe Wants Suit Heard In Federal Court

 

The Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe wants a dispute over its gambling rights settled in the federal courts. 

The Martha's Vineyard-based tribe announced plans last month to open a small casino on the island. But

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Harvard Student Charged In Bomb Hoax Released On Bond

 

A Harvard student charged in connection with a bomb threat hoax has been released to the custody of his sister on 100-thousand-dollars bond.

A Federal judge also ordered 20-year-old Eldo Kim to stay away from the university, establish a permanent residence, and surrender his passport.

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Jan v B, Flickr
Jan v B, Flickr

New Bedford Clothing Store Suing Nike

Attornies for Steve and Kevin Carter, the sibling owners of Carter's Clothing in downtown New Bedford, are waiting to hear from a federal judge whether their lawsuit against Nike will proceed.

The brothers filed suit against the shoe giant after their contract to carry the popular brand was suddenly terminated over the summer

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FBI

Bombing Suspect Returns To Court Monday

Accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is due to make a court appearance on Monday. 

Tsarnaev's attorneys, prosecutors and the judge in his trial will talk about the charges against the 20-year-old suspected of detonating bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon with his brother

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getty images

Computer Hacker Pleads Guilty

 

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to breaking into computer networks and conspiring to sell access to them.
 
    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston said 23-year-old Andrew James Miller of Devon, Pa., pl

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flickr

Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison

A 31-year-old Randolph man who federal prosecutors describe as a leader of a Cape Cod drug trafficking operation has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. 

The U.S. Attorney's office said Tuesday that Russell Rose was sentenced Monday in federal court in Boston

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