Officials say Ibragim Todashev ‘just went crazy’ after admitting role in 2011 triple murder with Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Ibragim Todashev was reportedly shot by an FBI agent in Orlando. His friend says the man had been under surveillance by the FBI for the past month and was planning to go back to Chechnya.
James Rosen was targeted by Justice officials investigating State Department leaks about North Korea’s nuclear program.
The powerful House Judiciary Committee will play host to Attorney General Eric Holder at 1:00pm during what was supposed to be a routine oversight hearing of the Department of Justice.
The FBI has added Joanne Chesimard, also known as Assata Shakur, to its list of Most Wanted Terrorists. Shakur was a 1970s black radical who was convicted of murdering a New Jersey trooper.
DOCUMENT: Criminal Complaint Against Three UMass-Dartmouth Students Accused of Aiding Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Three students at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth were charged Wednesday with lying to federal investigators about their assistance to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhorkhar Tsarnaev. The three men — Dias Kadyrbayev, Azamat Tazhayakov and Robel Phillipos — allegedly disposed of evidence relevant to the bombing investigation. A criminal complaint filed by an FBI agent says they removed a backpack from Tsarnaev’s dormitory room on April 18. A copy of [...]
A friend who influenced Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s Islamic beliefs had no role in the April 15 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260, federal officials told the Associated Press. Family members have said the older Tsarnaev brother “hardened his Islamic views in 2008 or 2009 under the influence of a Muslim convert, known to the family as Misha,” the AP’s Matt Apuzzo reported. ”Two U.S. officials [...]
Russian security officials secretly recorded phone conversations two years ago in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev discussed jihad with his mother, the Associated Press reported Saturday: In the past week, Russian authorities turned over to the United States information it had on Tamerlan and his mother, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva. The Tsarnaevs are ethnic Chechens who emigrated from southern Russia … In early 2011, the Russian FSB internal security service [...]
According to the FBI, they interviewed suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011. It was their determination at that time that he posed no threat. However, the Senate Intellegence Committee learned in a closed briefing on Tuesday that the Russian authorities alerted the US government multiple times about their concerns regading Tsarnaev.
In what appears to be a truly bizarre coda to the 2012 presidential election, a former aide to Rep. Paul Ryan and campaign staffer to Speaker Newt Gingrich has been arrested and charged with Internet extortion and cyberstalking.