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I am shocked every time something like this happens.  I cannot understand in any remote sense how anyone can do this to innocent people.

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Quite a lot of speculation and rumour in the media and cyberspace.

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One brother shot dead and another on the run and armed. Seems they have been shooting and throwing explosive devises before the carnage.

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One brother shot dead and another on the run and armed. Seems they have been shooting and throwing explosive devises before the carnage.

Felt a bit sorry for the uncle interviewed on TV.  He seemed pretty distraught that they would do something like that.

 

The brothers are Islamists too it seems, from Czeczenia.

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Felt a bit sorry for the uncle interviewed on TV.  He seemed pretty distraught that they would do something like that.

 

The brothers are Islamists too it seems, from Czeczenia.

 

 It seems though that the elder brother was 'disturbed' unable to find peace of mind in setting down in the US.

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A terrible tragedy that has preoccupied the broadcast media all day but some sens eof proportion is surely needed.

 

on the A18 near Grimsby, an entire family of 5 was wiped out in a car crash. It seems that four of them were innocent accident victims  see http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/A18-crash-tragedy-Driver-s-body-examined-second/story-18731063-detail/story.html#axzz2Qwox4lhb  Almost cried when I went past the crash scene yesterday

 

yesterday in the US around 82 people died in road accidents. I am sure quite a few of those were innocent parties

 

In the UK, five people a day die in road accidents - and 13 people a day die in accidents in the home. 

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A terrible tragedy that has preoccupied the broadcast media all day but some sens eof proportion is surely needed.

on the A18 near Grimsby, an entire family of 5 was wiped out in a car crash. It seems that four of them were innocent accident victims see http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/A18-crash-tragedy-Driver-s-body-examined-second/story-18731063-detail/story.html#axzz2Qwox4lhb Almost cried when I went past the crash scene yesterday

yesterday in the US around 82 people died in road accidents. I am sure quite a few of those were innocent parties

In the UK, five people a day die in road accidents - and 13 people a day die in accidents in the home.

36 people killed by car bombs in Iraq

A family killed in their beds in Afghanistan by friendly fire from aircraft

What happened in Boston was a cynical vicious heartless act but innocents are being slaughtered all over the place and their lives are just as precious

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@Angelo

 

They are but perhaps we should care more about those we do not hear about rather than less about those the media focus on.

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More drama overnight it seems as the police catch up with the second suspect who was holed away in a boat.  More gunfire and a stand off before they are able to arrest him.  It seems he is 19 years old.

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@Angelo

 

They are but perhaps we should care more about those we do not hear about rather than less about those the media focus on.

 

 

@Angelo

 

They are but perhaps we should care more about those we do not hear about rather than less about those the media focus on.

that's what I was alluding to

 

thanks mate

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36 people killed by car bombs in Iraq

A family killed in their beds in Afghanistan by friendly fire from aircraft

What happened in Boston was a cynical vicious heartless act but innocents are being slaughtered all over the place and their lives are just as precious

Spot on. 100 lose their lives in an earthquake yesterday in China.

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More drama overnight it seems as the police catch up with the second suspect who was holed away in a boat.  More gunfire and a stand off before they are able to arrest him.  It seems he is 19 years old.

19 years old and already screwed up his entire life. He will either get the death penalty or spend his entire life in jail. Mind you no more than he deserves.

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19 years old and already screwed up his entire life. He will either get the death penalty or spend his entire life in jail. Mind you no more than he deserves.

The state doesn't have the death penalty. If it's determined to be a federal crime (I'm never sure how that's decided) they could press for the death penalty.

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The state doesn't have the death penalty. If it's determined to be a federal crime (I'm never sure how that's decided) they could press for the death penalty.

Correct

There's a few including first degree murder, terrorism, using a weapon of mass destruction, killing a police officer and more

Edit I'm not sure how many people get executed under federal law, but he'd be a candidate although I'm not sure if he killed the cop

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I thought the footage of seeing the groud cheering USA USA was not classy at all, but at the same time not a surprise to see.

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My brother was reading his tweets yesterday, he mentions Boston Marathon not being a good place for smoking way back in August. And other posts alluding to greed and falseness. All very anti-capitalist.

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A bit of that but there also seems to be the stereotypical Muslim immigrant fails to adjust to new society becomes more religious and turns to radicalism. It seems that the younger brother might have made a decent fist of living in the US if he didn't have an older brother.

 

They've an estranged sister who they haven't talked to in years because she married a non-Muslim. And auntie and dad who are claiming that it is all set-up because their kids wouldn't do something like that and an uncle who said they were losers and he is ashamed of them.

 

edit: and the younger one made some very "greedy" type tweets FWIW.

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And the governor of Chechenya says that it's nothing to do with Chechenya and even had a go at the Boston police for killing a Chechen. You couldn't make it up.

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And the governor of Chechenya says that it's nothing to do with Chechenya and even had a go at the Boston police for killing a Chechen. You couldn't make it up.

 

They never lived in Chechenya so he may have a point.

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Anyway, on the positive side, the spiritual side of Boston got itself going again under the guidance of Big Papi ...

 

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