The Associated Press reports that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old bombing suspect who was killed overnight, studied accounting part-time at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown. He only went for three semesters — fall 2006, spring 2007, and fall 2008 — and dropped out as he became more religious, according to the Wall Street Journal. He wasn't a drinker, so I'm sure he wouldn't have fit in but still, if he had finished his studies, his uncle probably wouldn't have thought he was such a loser. [AP, WSJ, DI, Bloomberg]
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Happy Monday, here we are again. Let’s dispense with the pleasantries and get to it. ICYMI: There’s more fresh news crammed into last Friday’s Footnotes. It’s a miracle we have so much going on this time of year. Financial Times writes about Big 4 firms dumping staff in the UK, “they’ve overhired”: When Deloitte cautioned […]
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