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Dead bombing suspect in terror database: officials

BOSTON MARATHON:Tamerlan Tsarnaev was added to the terrorist database after Moscow contacted the CIA amid concern he had become a radical follower of Islam


How much of those conversations will end up in court is unclear. The FBI normally tells suspects they have the right to remain silent before questioning them so all their statements can be used against them.

However, under pressure from Congress, the US Department of Justice has said investigators may wait until they have gathered intelligence about other threats before reading those rights in terrorism cases. The American Civil Liberties Union has expressed concern about that.

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