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Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla. ©REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
Costa Rica president caught in scandal over travel

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla was embroiled in scandal Thursday amid revelations that she used a private jet made available by a Colombian suspected of links to drug trafficking.

Costa Rica president caught in scandal over travel
Boston suspect wrote note before capture: report
Boston suspect wrote note before capture: report

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote a note before his capture in which he called the victims "collateral damage" for US action in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Boston suspect wrote note before capture: report
Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

Three 19-year-old friends of one of the alleged Boston bombers were charged Wednesday with trying to cover his tracks by throwing out fireworks and a laptop and then lying to US police.

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
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Still 'persons of interest' in Boston probe: lawmakers

Investigators are pursuing other "persons of interest" who may be linked to the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.

Still 'persons of interest' in Boston probe: lawmakers
Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  Photo courtesy of www.polit.ru
Boston suspects planned Times Square attack: NY mayor

The brothers accused of staging the Boston Marathon bombings planned to detonate more explosives in Times Square as they were being hunted by police.

Boston suspects planned Times Square attack: NY mayor
CIA, FBI flagged Boston suspect
CIA, FBI flagged Boston suspect

Both the CIA and the FBI flagged the deceased Boston bombing suspect over possible terror ties, but he slipped through the fingers of investigators.

CIA, FBI flagged Boston suspect
Charges dropped against US ricin suspect
Charges dropped against US ricin suspect

A US man accused of sending a poison-laced letter to the White House was released from jail with his charges dismissed Tuesday as officials searched the home of a rival.

Charges dropped against US ricin suspect
Boston bomb suspect blames brother: report
Boston bomb suspect blames brother: report

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators his brother was the leader in last week's deadly attacks, and that no international terrorist groups were behind them.

Boston bomb suspect blames brother: report
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Tsarnaevs never lived in Kazakhstan: Foreign Ministry

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry has found no evidences that the suspects of Boston bombing Tamerlan and Dzokhar Tsarnaevs lived in Kazakhstan.

Tsarnaevs never lived in Kazakhstan: Foreign Ministry
Boston bombing suspect awake, responding: reports
Boston bombing suspect awake, responding: reports

The surviving Boston bombing suspect is awake and responding to questions in writing.

Boston bombing suspect awake, responding: reports
Celebrations in Boston after accused bomber detained
Celebrations in Boston after accused bomber detained

Noisy celebrations erupted on the streets of Boston late Friday after the second suspected bomber of the city's famed marathon was arrested.

Celebrations in Boston after accused bomber detained
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. ©REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk
Trail of blood led to Boston marathon bomber

A trail of blood led to accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as he hid inside a boat after eluding one of the biggest manhunts ever staged in the United States.

Trail of blood led to Boston marathon bomber
Police capture Boston bomber suspect in manhunt: media
Police capture Boston bomber suspect in manhunt: media

Police captured one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects and were chasing a second in a wild, deadly manhunt near the US city early Friday.

Police capture Boston bomber suspect in manhunt: media
US massacre gunman may plead guilty to escape death
US massacre gunman may plead guilty to escape death

James Holmes, the suspected gunman in the horrific Aurora theatre massacre, could plead guilty in exchange for escaping the death penalty, lawyers said ahead of a crucial hearing next week.

US massacre gunman may plead guilty to escape death
Judge reduces possible sentence for WikiLeaks suspect
Judge reduces possible sentence for WikiLeaks suspect

A US judge on Tuesday reduced the potential sentence for WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning by 112 days because of his harsh treatment at a military jail, where he was held in isolation despite advice from psychiatrists.

Judge reduces possible sentence for WikiLeaks suspect
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Awlaqi may have bought hijackers pre-9/11 tickets: report

The FBI suspected that US-born Al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi, killed in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen, could have bought air tickets for three of the 9/11 hijackers before the attacks.

Awlaqi may have bought hijackers pre-9/11 tickets: report
Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court
Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court

A gang of men accused of repeatedly raping a 23-year-old student on a moving bus in New Delhi in a deadly crime that repulsed the nation are to appear in court on Thursday for the first time.

Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court
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China suspends officials after 11 kids die in road wreck

A city in east China suspended 12 officials Wednesday, including a vice mayor, policemen and education administrators, after 11 children were killed in a road wreck involving an overloaded vehicle.

China suspends officials after 11 kids die in road wreck
A mourner holds a program during a public memorial service for slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. ©REUTERS
Egypt nabs terror suspect linked to Benghazi attack: WSJ

Egyptian authorities have detained a suspected terror network ringleader whose operatives are believed to have carried out a deadly attack on a US mission in Libya.

Egypt nabs terror suspect linked to Benghazi attack: WSJ
WikiLeaks suspect may speak at pre-trial hearing
WikiLeaks suspect may speak at pre-trial hearing

The US soldier accused of slipping a cache of classified documents to WikiLeaks is expected to take the stand for the first time during a new round of pre-trial hearings that began Tuesday.

WikiLeaks suspect may speak at pre-trial hearing