Boston Bombing Suspect Charged With Conspiring to Use Weapon of Mass Destruction

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by FOX News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FOX News)--The White House said Monday that the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will not be treated as an enemy combatant, in response to calls from Republican lawmakers to consider that option.

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said U.S. citizens -- like suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- cannot be tried in military commissions and stressed that the civilian court system can handle such a case.

Tsarnaev has been charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property by means of an explosive device resulting in death.

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