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Charges Against Boston Bombing Suspect: Use of a WMD in the US, Malicious Destruction of Property With an Explosive Device

The hospitalized Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was charged Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction – and the White House said he will be tried in a civilian court.

“He will not be treated as an enemy combatant. We will prosecute this terrorist through our civilian system of justice,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said.

Source: NBC News. Read full article. (link)

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