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Boston Bomber Charged with Terrorism Crime of Using Weapon of Mass Destruction

File Photo of Blurred Image of Boston Marathon Terrorist Bombing Suspects

U.S. Magistrate Judge Marrianne Bowler, on Monday, April 22, 2013, held a court hearing in the hospital room of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to inform him that he has been charged with the federal crime of using a weapon of mass destruction, punishable by fine, imprisonment or death. Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old U.S. citizen from Massachusetts with origins in Russia and Kyrgyzstan, will be