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national lead

April 22nd, 2013
05:10 PM ET

Fmr. G.W. Bush attorney general on Boston bombing suspect: I would try him as an enemy combatant

When asked if he would recommend  Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be tried as an enemy combatant, former attorney general under the Bush administration John Ashcroft replied, "Yes, the answer to that question is yes."

The White House said Monday that Tsarnaev would not be tried as an enemy combatant.
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world lead

April 22nd, 2013
04:40 PM ET

Canada thwarts al Qaeda-supported attack

Canadian police say they foiled an al Qaeda-supported plot to derail a commuter train. Two men that were under surveillance for more than a year are now under arrest. U.S. Homeland Security and the FBI were also involved.

Tom Foreman walks us through where exactly all this went down.


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