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April 19th, 2013, 7:23 am

QuoteMinutes before the bombs blew up in Boston, Jeff Bauman looked into the eyes of the man who tried to kill him.Just before 3 p.m. on April 15, Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. A man wearing a cap, sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff, 27, and dropped a bag at his feet, his brother, Chris Bauman, said in an interview.Two and a half minutes later, the bag exploded, tearing Jeff?s legs apart. A picture of him in a wheelchair, bloodied and ashen, was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. He lost both legs below the knee.?He woke up under so much drugs, asked for a paper and pen and wrote, ?bag, saw the guy, looked right at me,?? Chris Bauman said yesterday in an interview. Boston Bombing Victim in Iconic Photo Helped Identify Attackers
 
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April 19th, 2013, 7:27 am

there was a shootout with the cops in watertown, ma earlier with the gunmen involved in that said to resemble the 2 being sought for the marathon bombing1 was shot and is either dead or in custody (reports vary)the other is still at large
 
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April 19th, 2013, 7:32 am

NPR: Conservatives tied to Boston Marathon bombing because of Hitler's birthday
 
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April 19th, 2013, 8:08 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunWhy did a 'regular cop' cop go there instead of military police?maybe track can clarify later. Events are still murkyThe cop who was killed was an MIT police officer (universities have their own police on campus)QuoteThe events began unfolding with reports of shots fired on the MIT campus at 10:48 p.m. ET, and the situation remained "active and extremely dangerous" for hours, according to MIT's emergency website. It was later reported that a campus officer had been killed.The MIT police officer was found shot multiple times in his vehicle, the Middlesex District Attorney?s office said in a news release. Authorities launched an investigation into the circumstances of the shooting and determined that two males were involved in the shooting.A short time later, police received reports of an armed carjacking by two males in the area of Third Street in Cambridge, the DA?s statement read.?The victim was carjacked at gunpoint by two males and was kept in the car with the suspects for approximately a half hour. The victim was released at a gas station on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. He was not injured.?Police went in pursuit of the stolen vehicle, following it into Watertown. During the chase, explosive devices were reportedly thrown from the car by the suspects, the DA?s statement said.A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police officer was also severely injured in an ensuing gunfire exchange between the police and the suspects in the area of Dexter and Laurel streets.if something went down at MIT it makes sense that an MIT cop would be involved as he would be on handMBTA cops are the transit policeswat were on the scene but it took them a while to get there
 
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April 19th, 2013, 8:28 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunThat's horrible that he died. Another victim.The fugetives sound more like bonnie and clyde than like a suicide bomber that go and meet their virgins. They apparently also have/had more bombs on them?that's what they're saying, they tried to throw some at the cops or somethingthe first suspect has died in hospital
 
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April 19th, 2013, 8:41 am

name namesMike Mulugeta Suspect 1 Dead
 
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April 19th, 2013, 8:46 am

the one with initials S.T. is said to be a student at brown.Anyone hear anything about the other one ?
 
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April 19th, 2013, 8:53 am

What happens to this great country?What happened is so terrible and sad - but I see a kind of alarmism that makes me speechless. An alarmism, I expected from "din-media" only, grasp quality press and forums? Cowardly bombing in Boston, a devastating and killing explosion in a fertilizer factory, poisoned letters, ... and conspiracy theories bloom, patterns are recognized, ... hyperventilating news channels try to outperform each other in weird "analytics".How can investigators do their job, if everybody is a better FBI agent anyways?p.s. here, I really found ts' wait-for-clear-results repose from the beginning beneficial.
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April 19th, 2013, 9:00 am

>> a devastating and killing explosion in a fertilizer factorythis seems likely to have been an accident.Some in the media have pointed to the 20th anniversary of (Janet Reno's assault on) Waco, but the target in that case would have been the government not a fertilizer plant
 
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April 19th, 2013, 9:27 am

lockdown until they find the guy.
 
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April 19th, 2013, 9:34 am

nbc news videofrom that video>> may have overseas military backgrounds>> not born in the US but been in the US a yearNBC thinks the 2 panicked because of the pressure
 
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April 19th, 2013, 9:37 am

so we're getting 2 different stories: NBC news has them as internationals, the names listed on the net are US nationals
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