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US to Seek Execution of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

U.S. prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the suspect in last year's deadly Boston Marathon bombing. The top American legal official, Attorney General Eric Holder, announced Thursday that the government would ask for the execution of 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev if he is convicted. Tsarnaev is accused of detonating two home-made bombs at the annual race last April that killed three people and injured more than 260 others. ​The federal government rarely seeks the death...

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