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Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying
Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying

A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Tuesday of two counts of lying to the FBI and faces up to 16 years in prison for trying to thwart a federal terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, Mass., claimed that he was high on marijuana when he deceived FBI agents about how he and friends secreted away some of Tsarnaev's belongings from his dorm room in an attempt to protect their friend. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mike Dukakis, the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, testified on behalf of Phillipos. Dukakis, a family friend, said he spoke to Phillipos shortly after the young man talked to federal agents. Phillipos told Dukakis he...

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