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Security forces captured Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, following a daylong search in Watertown, Mass. after his brother Tamarlane, another suspect in the case, died in a clash with police that also killed a policeman. Authorities investigating the case took two other men and a woman into custody in New Bedford, Mass. The US is planning to provide more nonlethal aid to the Syrian opposition, providing it agrees to create an inclusive government that abides by the rule of law.
The FBI released photos and video of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, believed to be at large. No suspects have been arrested. The FBI appealed to the public for help in identifying the two men.
Investigators are seeking two men in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. The US is sending 200 soldiers from an Army headquarters unit to Jordan to assist with security along the Syrian border and provide leadership in any operation to secure Syrian chemical weapons. A Mississipi man was arrested for sending letters containing ricin to the White House and the Senate.
President Obama called the bombings at the Boston Marathon, which killed three people and injured over 175 more, a terrorist act. So far no suspects have been named, and no individual or group has claimed the attack. The Pakistani Taliban denied involvement. An envelope destined for a US Senator tested positive for the deadly poison ricin. The US offered aid to Iran and Pakistan following an earthquake in the region.
Twin explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon have killed three people and injured over 140 more. The bomb blasts took place nearly three hours into the event; authorities are investigating. Two more explosive devices were found near the site and dismantled. Security is being stepped up in New York City and Washington, D.C., as well as other cities. The FBI considers it a terrorist attack.