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Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

An appeals court ruling overturning the death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has raised familiar questions about whether he can receive fair trial in a city that remains traumatized by the 2013 attackBy JIM MUSTIAN and WILSON RING Associated PressAugust 1, 2020, 7:34 PM5 min read “Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry …

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Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

“Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry more than seven years after the marathon bombing killed three people and injured more than 260 others, a federal appeals court noted as it threw out the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.But even as the ruling opened old wounds, it raised familiar questions about whether Tsarnaev can receive …

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Federal court overturns death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber

Federal court overturns death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber

A federal appeals court Friday overturned the death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, convicted after helping his brother plant two pressure cooker bombs at the Boston Marathon in 2013, killing three people and leaving hundreds more with serious injuries.A three-judge panel of the First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that the judge failed to allow …

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Kanye West won’t appear on Massachusetts ballot

Kanye West won’t appear on Massachusetts ballot

BOSTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West won’t appear on the Massachusetts presidential ballot this fall, according to the office of Secretary of State William Galvin.The deadline to submit the 5,000 signatures needed to get on the ballot was Tuesday, and no one representing West even took out nomination papers, Galvin spokeswoman Debra O’Malley said.The nomination …

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The Weight of Gold: The Details on Gracie Gold’s Emotional Return to Figure Skating

Figure skater Gracie Gold is one of several Olympians featured in HBO’s documentary The Weight of Gold, which exposes the pressures athletes face in the pursuit of medals and the emptiness they often feel when that chapter of their life is over. Gold’s rise and fall — and eventual comeback — has been one of …

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