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    Boston Suspect Charged With Using WMD

    This undated photo provided by the vkontakte website shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been on the run, described as "armed and dangerous" and suspected of the Boston Marathon bombing. His brother, Tamerlan, was killed during a violent police chase. The two ethnic Chechen brothers came from Dagestan, a Russian republic bordering the province of Chechnya. (AP Photo/vk.com)

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    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston bombing, has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and could face the death penalty. He’ll face those charges in civilian court, rather than a military tribunal. “Under U.S. law, United States citizens cannot be tried in military commissions,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters. Sen. Lindsey Graham and other Republicans have been pushing for enemy-combatant status.

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