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# massachusetts - Friday 27 April, 2012

VIDEO: US university students throw a piano off a roof
# Smashing
From The Daily Edge
# Smashing

VIDEO: US university students throw a piano off a roof

Apr 27th 2012, 12:20 PM 7,547 Views 31 Comments

Yeah, this is strange.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday
# US 2012
# US 2012

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

Mar 7th 2012, 7:29 AM 1,713 Views 9 Comments

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’
# US 2012
# US 2012

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

Mar 7th 2012, 4:00 AM 4,105 Views 14 Comments

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
# Super Tuesday
# Super Tuesday

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Mar 6th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,030 Views 13 Comments

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
# Enda In America
# Enda In America

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

Feb 17th 2012, 7:47 AM 3,094 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2012, 10:50 AM 2,722 Views 10 Comments

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
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

Drumm fails in bid to have bankruptcy challenge dismissed

Jan 12th 2012, 9:22 PM 4,506 Views 59 Comments

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

# massachusetts - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Massachusetts introduces day to highlight bullying in US schools
# US
# US

Massachusetts introduces day to highlight bullying in US schools

Jan 8th 2012, 7:12 PM 2,473 Views 9 Comments

As a part of a campaign to highlight bullying following high-profile death by suicide of Irish teenager Phoebe Prince in 2010, the State of Massachusetts will hold a No Name Calling Day on 25 January.

# massachusetts - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Two charged after woman lay dead in public pool for two days
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Two charged after woman lay dead in public pool for two days

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:33 PM 6,297 Views 5 Comments

A 36-year-old woman lay undiscovered in a swimming pool for two days – while the pool itself remained open for business.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Wedding crashers who stole gifts from newlyweds ordered to pay up
# Wedding Crash Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Wedding Crash Fail

Wedding crashers who stole gifts from newlyweds ordered to pay up

Nov 30th 2011, 7:15 AM 3,565 Views 1 Comment

We’re not sure Owen Wilson or Vince Vaughan would approve…

# massachusetts - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

In pictures: Freak snowstorms paralyse north-east US
# USA
# USA

In pictures: Freak snowstorms paralyse north-east US

Nov 1st 2011, 10:05 AM 1,154 Views 1 Comment

The storms have been blamed for at least 21 deaths, while more than two million homes have been left without power.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

'I'm calling my nephew' - Obama's uncle arrested for drink-driving
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

'I'm calling my nephew' - Obama's uncle arrested for drink-driving

Aug 30th 2011, 9:16 AM 1,636 Views 5 Comments

Onyango Obama, the 67-year-old uncle of President Barack Obama, is arrested and held over a previous deportation order.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Man orders 150 of his favourite pizzas... from a store 1400 miles away
# Mmm... Pizza
From The Daily Edge
# Mmm... Pizza

Man orders 150 of his favourite pizzas... from a store 1400 miles away

Aug 16th 2011, 10:51 AM 779 Views 7 Comments

David Schuler just couldn’t find a good slice in his home state.

# massachusetts - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave

Jul 24th 2011, 4:57 PM 729 Views 7 Comments

Much of the US is sweltering in temperatures of 100-plus Fahrenheit. So that’s where our summer went…

# massachusetts - Thursday 7 July, 2011

'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile
# Whitey
# Whitey

'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile

Jul 7th 2011, 10:58 AM 480 Views 2 Comments

A lawyer for the former FBI Most Wanted mobster, who’s accused of 19 murders, said he is still “very smart”.

# massachusetts - Friday 1 July, 2011

Woman found dead in public pool
# Mystery
# Mystery

Woman found dead in public pool

Jul 1st 2011, 1:05 PM 1,150 Views 0 Comments

A woman’s body was found floating at a pool in Massachusetts – it is thought she was there for two days before being discovered.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Two of Phoebe Prince accused plead guilty to harassment
# Phoebe Prince
# Phoebe Prince

Two of Phoebe Prince accused plead guilty to harassment

May 4th 2011, 9:28 PM 2,043 Views 1 Comment

Two of the Massachusetts teenagers accused of bullying 15-year-old Irish transfer student Phoebe Prince, who took her own life last year, have pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal harassment.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Teenagers accused over Phoebe Prince suicide prepared to strike plea deals: report
# Phoebe
# Phoebe

Teenagers accused over Phoebe Prince suicide prepared to strike plea deals: report

Apr 27th 2011, 2:51 PM 1,149 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors in Massachusetts have indicated they expect “significant developments” in some of the cases arising from the Irish teenager’s suicide in early 2010.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run
# United States
# United States

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run

Apr 12th 2011, 1:40 PM 363 Views 0 Comments

The Republican and multi-millionaire has formally announced a campaign exploratory committee – marking a significant step towards running for US president.