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A front moves through the area last night and stalls in the Gulf. A few clouds remaining today with cool start up temps for the next several days. Another cool front is expected to move through on Wednesday. Lows on Thursday morning start up in the low and mid 50's ...
Boston bombing suspects' mom in terror database
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and JULIE PACE
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two government officials tell The Associated Press that U.S. intelligence agencies added the Boston bombing suspects' mother to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack.
Officials say this was done after Russia contacted the CIA late in 2011 with concerns that the now-dead suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and his mother, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, were religious militants about to travel to Russia. The CIA asked that Tsarnaev and Tsarnaeva be added to a classified intelligence database called TIDE. Being on the database does not automatically mean the U.S. suspects a person of terrorist activity and does not automatically subject a person to surveillance, security screening or travel restrictions.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation.