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  1. Apr 2015
    1. At the same time, the bombings also sparked investigations into whether authorities could have somehow prevented the attacks and whether authorities had made mistakes in responding to them.

      Shutting down the entire city was a mistake.

    2. His influences included Al Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki, prosecutors said.

      Yet he is described above as "self-radicalized". Nonsensical!

    3. self-radicalized

      What is the "self-" qualifier doing here? Is this useful for some reason? No one exists in a bubble.

      Here's one article about the term: http://aclj.org/jihad/self-radicalized-islamic-terrorist

    4. a jury will decide whether to sentence him to death.

      I thought Massachusetts eliminated the death penalty.