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Boston Bombers Had "Aspirational" Plans To Bomb Times Square

Boston Bombers Had

(Ben Yakas) Yesterday, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly revealed that the two brothers accused bombing the Boston Marathon had planned to travel to NYC to go party after their photos had been released to the world. But officials tell NBC that there may have been more to it than that: their source says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev subsequently told investigators that he and his brother discussed the idea of exploding the rest of their bombs in Times Square.

The brothers did indeed have more explosives on them when police caught up to them Thursday night. However, officials cautioned to NBC that the idea was "aspirational" and not developed. Either way, immediately after NBC's report was released, a press conference with Kelly was announced for 1:30 p.m. at City Hall. You can watch it live below, and we'll update this post once that's happened.

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