terrorism database http://wamc.org en Boston Bombings: Suspects Used Remote Controls http://wamc.org/post/boston-bombings-suspects-used-remote-controls <p>U.S. officials are saying Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s name was added to a U.S. government terrorism database about 18 months before the Boston Marathon bombings.</p><p>In the fall of 2011, Russia contacted the CIA with concerns about Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Two officials say the CIA added Tsnaraev's name to a terrorism database and that the FBI conducted an investigation but did not find he had any terror connections.</p><p>On Wednesday, U.S. officials also said that the pressure-cooker bombs the Tsarnaev brothers used were triggered by a remote detonator of the kind used in remote-control toys.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:46:29 +0000 Jaired Crofut 63077 at http://wamc.org Boston Bombings: Suspects Used Remote Controls