Boston suspect moved to prison

Police investigating the Boston Marathon bombing say a suspect in the case has been moved from hospital to prison.

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Report: Widow to seek release of Boston suspect's body

The widow of one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects is expected to ask for her late husband's body to be returned to his family, the Associated Press reports.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Credit: EBU

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed in a shoot-out with police in a suburb of Boston and his body has been in the care of the Massachusetts medical examiner.

His widow Katherine Russell, who is understood to have spent many hours being questioned by law enforcement officials, is expected to ask that his remains be released to the Tsarnaev family.

Report: Father of Boston suspects postpones US trip

The father of the two Boston bombing suspects says he is postponing a trip to the United States because of poor health.

Anzor Tsarnaev told The Associated Press that he is "really sick" and his blood pressure had spiked.

Anzor Tsarnaev has reportedly postponed his trip to the US. Credit: NBC News

Tsarnaev said last week that he planned to travel from Russia to the US with the hope of seeing his younger son, who has been charged in connection with the bombings at the Boston marathon, and burying his elder son, who was killed in a clash with police.

Tsarnaev confirmed that he is staying in Chechnya, a province in southern Russia, but did not specify whether he had been taken to hospital.

Boston suspects 'discussed New York' during carjacking

Boston bomb suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokar Tsarnaev reportedly discussed New York during a carjacking.

Boston bomb suspects Suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Credit: ITV News

A 26-year-old Chinese entrepreneur, known only as 'Danny', has spoken about the moment Dzhokhar and Tamerlan held him captive.

Danny had just pulled his Mercedes to the curb on Brighton Avenue in Massachusetts to answer a text when a car swerved behind him, slamming on the brakes.

A man in dark clothes, said to be Tamerlan, got out and approached the passenger window brandishing a silver handgun, and reportedly said: "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? I did that.”

The suspect is said to have forced the Danny to drive to a second location, where they picked up the second suspect, who jumped into the back seat.

The suspect moved the driver to the passenger side of the front seat and took the wheel.

The victim told police that the three of them drove to a Shell gas station on Memorial Drive in Watertown, in Massachusetts before he managed to escape.

Danny told the Boston Golbe (£): "I thought it was a very good chance for me to run.

"So, I made a judgment. I used my left hand to unbuckle my belt, my right hand to open the door. I jumped out of the car and ran away across the street.

"He tried to catch me, but I ran very fast. It was very scary at that moment for me, I'm so lucky."

The brothers are said to have discussed to New York, iPhones, girls and CDs during the journey.

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Boston bombings 'immediately reminded me of 9/11'

A Boston Marathon bombing victim who lost half of her leg in the attack said in the aftermath she saw smoke and people screaming which "immediately reminded me of 9/11."

Heather Abbott , 38, had her left leg amputated below the knee after she was caught up in the bombings when queuing to get into a crowded bar.

Ms Abbot also praised the "astonishing" amount of money donated to the One Fund Boston - a charity formed after the attacks which has so far raised $20 million (nearly £13m).

NY officials: Plot to bomb Times Square 'spontaneous'

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (left) addressed the media alongside Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Credit: YouTube/Mayor Bloomberg

The Boston Marathon bombing suspects decided "spontaneously" to bomb Times Square as their next target, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has said.

Mr Kelly said the pair had six explosive devices - a pressure cooker bomb and five pipe bombs - for possible use in an attack in New York.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg confirmed the information on the alleged Times Square plot came from an FBI interview with the surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Boston bombers 'planned NY attack'

The Boston Marathon bombers had planned to detonate their remaining explosives in New York City's Times Square, law enforcement officials told US network NBC News.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had initially told questioners in hospital that he and his brother were planning to go to New York to "party", but later changed his story to say they wanted to explode more bombs.

One senior official told NBC News that the Tsarnaev brothers' plan was "undeveloped and aspirational at most."

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