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# massachusetts - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings

It is unfortunate that, sometimes, it takes a tragedy of this magnitude to vitiate differences and to remind us of our common humanity, writes Larry Donnelly.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Terrified woman calls police over home invader… who turns out to be a duck Inspired By Cadbury

Terrified woman calls police over home invader… who turns out to be a duck

She was woken by “banging noises” from downstairs.

# massachusetts - Monday 17 March, 2014

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick’s Day parade

Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.

# massachusetts - Friday 21 February, 2014

Irish nanny bail request denied by US judge

Brady has been charged with the murder of one-year-old Rehma Sabir who died of blunt force head injuries.

# massachusetts - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This creepy statue of a man in his Y-fronts is freaking out college students Tighty Whities

# massachusetts - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Car thieves forced to abandon robbery because they couldn’t use a manual gearstick Drive Stick

# massachusetts - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Cavan nanny’s lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped

Aisling Brady McCarthy’s lawyer said prosecutors “knowingly presented false and deceptive evidence to the grand jury”.

# massachusetts - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out

The Irish woman, who has been living in the US illegally for a number of years, is accused of violently injuring one-year-old Rehma Sabir and causing her death.

# massachusetts - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# massachusetts - Monday 22 April, 2013

Boston bombings suspect ‘awake and responding to questions’ – networks

ABC and NBC say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose throat is severely injured, is writing his responses to questions from investigators.

Interview: ‘The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours’

Cambridge resident Eric Grzymkowski told what it was like to discover that the Tsarnaev brothers lived just five doors from his home.

# massachusetts - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Scientists decode DNA of ‘living fossil’ fish believed extinct for 70 million years

This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.

Boston police: ‘We’re exhausted, but we have a victory here tonight’

At a hastily arranged press conference, visibly delighted police paid tribute to the work of their colleagues and gave more details about a dramatic showdown in Watertown.

# massachusetts - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Barack and Michelle Obama to honour bombing victims at Boston service

Meanwhile, investigators have found images of a potential suspect but have dismissed reports that an arrest has been made.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Tuesday.

# massachusetts - Sunday 24 March, 2013

FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990 Heist This post contains images

FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990

The heist – one of the biggest ever in the United States – included works by Rembrandt and Vermeer.

# massachusetts - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Authorities: Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax

It had been reported that a gunman was on the campus, which was then put into lockdown.

# massachusetts - Friday 22 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Young boy calls police… to avoid being sent to bed Emergency

# massachusetts - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Ted Kennedy’s son says he won’t run for US Senate seat

The Massachusetts seat, left vacant by the departure of Secretary of State nominee John Kerry, has been the subject of much speculation with Ben Affleck even mentioned as a possible candidate.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Democrats win back Ted Kennedy’s old Senate seat

Elizabeth Warren has won back the seat sensationally taken by the Republicans’ Scott Brown in 2010.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pics: Poodle survives 18km ride stuck in car radiator Stowaway This post contains images

Pics: Poodle survives 18km ride stuck in car radiator

Suzie the poodle ran out in front of a car…

# massachusetts - Friday 28 September, 2012

GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion Property Porn This post contains images

GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion

20 Abington has been on the market for some time – but has now been the subject of rival bids from two couples.

# massachusetts - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students

Alarm was raised by teaching assistant who noticed suspicious similarities between students’ papers.

# massachusetts - Friday 20 July, 2012

App detects potholes on Boston streets

New app Street Bump allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards like pot holes to the authorities.

# massachusetts - Saturday 7 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Man uses 69,000 pennies to pay off his mortgage Pennies For Mortgages

Man uses 69,000 pennies to pay off his mortgage

Thomas Daigle made the final payment on his Massachusetts home that he bought with his wife in 1977, the year he started saving up the pennies.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison

The girlfriend of the notorious Irish-American gangster had been on the run for 16 years claiming that her crimes were a result of a passionate love affair with Bulger.

From The Daily Edge US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public Swear Jar

# massachusetts - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster’s girl Catherine Greig

Irish-American gangster ‘Whitey’ Buger was allegedly protected by his partner for more than 16 years.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From The Score WATCH: Let’s all make fun of Tom Brady Go Pats

WATCH: Let’s all make fun of Tom Brady

He may have Gisele Bündchen on his arm, but he’s also got a ‘wicked Baasten accent.’

# massachusetts - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring Return Of The Ring

Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring

Workers helped the Massachusetts woman dig through a mountain of smelly household waste – and she got the ring back.

# massachusetts - Monday 7 May, 2012

David Drumm’s wife reaches settlement with US court – report

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm filed for bankruptcy in the US in 2010.

# massachusetts - Friday 27 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: US university students throw a piano off a roof Smashing This post contains images

# massachusetts - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Mitt Romney prevails – just about – in not-so-Super Tuesday

Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.

As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’

A dramatic night in the race for the Republican Party nomination, and we followed it all the way…

# massachusetts - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Voters in 10 US states will today decide on who should be the Republican presidential nominee, with everything to play for.

# massachusetts - Friday 17 February, 2012

Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead

In a speech at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government last night, Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the bailout as “a bleak midwinter” – but said Ireland is now about recovery and opportunity.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Looking for your daily caffeine hit? Now you can just inhale it… Caffeine Addict

Looking for your daily caffeine hit? Now you can just inhale it…

A Harvard scientist has created a new product that lets you breathe in your daily dose of caffeine.

# massachusetts - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Drumm fails in bid to have bankruptcy challenge dismissed

The former Anglo chief executive wanted a challenge against his bankruptcy dropped because a form was filed 51 minutes late.

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