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TODAY   |  April 29, 2013

Russians: Tamerlan Tsarnaev talked jihad with mom

Russian authorizes have told U.S. Investigators that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the Boston bombing suspects, discussed jihad with his mother in a 2011 telephone conversation.

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>> in the boston bombing investigation, nbc news learned that the older suspect, tamerlan was once heard in a phone call tapped by russian authorities discussioning jihad with his mother. information from the conversation was given to american investigators after the marathon attack. tamerlan was killed in the manhunt and the other brother is beginning his first full week behind bars in a federal prison hospital in massachusetts. a court date