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Lawyers for alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Tuesday no more defense witnesses would be called to testify in his trial. "That is all the witnesses that the defense will present," lawyer Tim Watkins informed the court after the testimony of an FBI fingerprint expert called for the defense. Tsarnaev, 21, could face the death penalty if convicted for the April 2013 attacks on the Boston Marathon which left three people dead and wounded 264.
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister announced security forces had reached the city's center.