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Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s lawyers ask judge to exclude hospital statements

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) – Lawyers for the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Wednesday asked a judge not to allow statements the defendant made to the FBI while handcuffed to a hospital bed with his jaw wired shut to be read at trial since he did not have an…

FBI probes markings on airline’s planes

LOS ANGELES — Southwest Airlines said Thursday it called in federal investigators to probe mysterious markings found on the fuselage of some of its planes. The markings are being treated as vandalism, and do not appear linked to “any known group or activity,” it said in a statement, after reports…