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Injuries detailed for suspect in Boston bombing

Injuries detailed in Boston bombing

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suffered multiple injuries, including a bullet wound that fractured his skull, before his capture, according to court documents released Monday.

Tsarnaev's injuries were detailed during a federal court hearing at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, held days after he was captured. The transcript describing his wounds had been among the documents in the case sealed by the court. Tsarnaev, 20, has pleaded not guilty to 30 federal charges for the April 15 bombings. Three people were killed.

Elsewhere

FORT MEADE, Md.: Army Pfc. Bradley Manning will be sentenced this morning for providing secret government documents to WikiLeaks, the judge in his court-martial announced Tuesday.

WASHINGTON: Four State Department officials who were placed on paid administrative leave after September's terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, have been returned to active duty and will face no further disciplinary action, the State Department said Tuesday.

WASHINGTON: A petition signed by a reported 26,000 veterans calls for President Barack Obama to fire Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki because of the lengthy backlog on veterans' disability claims.

LONDON: The British government Tuesday defended the detention of the partner of a journalist who helped reveal spying by the National Security Agency, suggesting the man was suspected of possessing "highly sensitive stolen information."

Iran: Iran's Western-educated foreign minister will take the lead in nuclear talks with world powers, a diplomat said Tuesday, in a sign Iran may seek a less confrontational approach.

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Injuries detailed for suspect in Boston bombing 08/20/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 10:55pm]
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