NY Post Sued For Libel Over Boston Bombing 'Bag Men' Story

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT) -- Two Massachusetts men pictured in a New York Post cover story following the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing sued the paper for defamation and invasion of privacy on Wednesday, saying the Post's coverage wrongfully implied that they were suspects in the attack.

16-year-old Revere high school student Salaheddin Barhoum and 24-year-old Malden, Mass., resident Yassine Zaimi say they endured scorn, ridicule and emotional harm after the Rupert Murdoch-owned Post ran a cover story and corresponding Internet report picturing the two men in the marathon crowd hours...
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