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Boston rages against US President Donald Trump’s DACA decision

September 17, 2017 9:00 pm
Boston rages against US President Donald Trump’s DACA decision

People in the US city of Boston, Massachusetts, have staged a massive gathering to protests President Donald Trump’s decision to end legal protections for undocumented immigrant children that enter the US illegally. Hundreds of angry protesters marched to the John F. Kennedy Federal Building on Saturday afternoon to demand protection […]

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Thousands of Americans hold demonstration against racism in Boston

August 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Thousands of Americans hold demonstration against racism in Boston

Thousands of counter protesters have taken to the streets in the US city of Boston in response to a right-wing rally that has sparked concerns of possible violence only one week after violent clashes turned deadly in the Virginia town of Charlottesville. Demonstrators, including men, women and children showed up in […]

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Boston, Massachusetts students protest Donald Trump’s ‘harmful policies’

December 6, 2016 10:30 pm
Boston, Massachusetts students protest Donald Trump’s ‘harmful policies’

Hundreds of students from Boston high schools and local colleges walked out of class to rally against President-elect Donald Trump on Monday, December 5, 2016. Nearly 300 US students in Boston, Massachusetts, have walked out of classes and marched to the City Hall to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s policy proposals. […]

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US police claim man with assault rifle, body armour shot two Boston officers

October 13, 2016 9:45 am
US police claim man with assault rifle, body armour shot two Boston officers

Police officers responding to a domestic disturbance were shot at, and two officers seriously injured. Photo / AP A man wearing body armour and armed with an assault rifle shot two Boston police officers who were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance, before being shot and killed by […]

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Connecticut chimpanzee victim hospitalised with face-transplant complications

May 5, 2016 3:46 am
Connecticut chimpanzee victim hospitalised with face-transplant complications

Charla Nash smiles as her care worker washes her face at her apartment in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting tissue from […]

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Fans cheering for Catholic basketball team shout ‘You killed Jesus’ to opposing players

March 14, 2016 3:00 pm
Fans cheering for Catholic basketball team shout ‘You killed Jesus’ to opposing players

He “You killed Jesus” chant alarmed Jewish fans in the crowd. Photo / Screengrab Supporters of a Boston Catholic school whose students chanted “You killed Jesus” during a high school playoff basketball game against a nearby public school allege that the chant followed anti-gay slurs from their opponents’ crowd. Parents […]

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Boston Marathon bomber loses bid for new trial, told to pay $101M

January 16, 2016 1:00 pm
Boston Marathon bomber loses bid for new trial, told to pay $101M

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 22, was convicted and sentenced last year to death in the 2013 attack.A federal judge on Friday rejected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s bid for a new trial and ordered him to pay victims of the deadly attack more than $101 million in restitution. The restitution order, issued […]

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Boston toddler Bella Bond :Rachel Bond,baby Doe’s mother arrested, boyfriend charged with murder

September 19, 2015 10:37 pm
Boston toddler Bella Bond :Rachel Bond,baby Doe’s mother arrested, boyfriend charged with murder

 The Boston toddler formerly refereed to as ‘Baby Doe’ has been identified as Bella Bond. Photo / WMTV A mother has been arrested and her boyfriend is charged with murder in the death of a little girl whose body was found inside a trash bag on a Boston Harbor island […]

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Baltimore man’s death:Thousands of demonstrators over Freddie Gray in US cities protest in Boston and New York to Indianapolis and Washington, D.C.

April 30, 2015 6:05 am
Baltimore man’s death:Thousands of demonstrators over Freddie Gray in US cities protest in Boston and New York to Indianapolis and Washington, D.C.

BALTIMORE —  Thousands of demonstrators marched in Baltimore on Wednesday demanding justice and police reform as 3,000 troops stood by to enforce a curfew imposed after Monday’s civil unrest over the death of a 25-year-old black man. The large peaceful protest that converged on city hall capped a day of […]

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Capture of Boston gangster could mean more scandal

June 24, 2011 10:03 am
Capture of Boston gangster could mean more scandal

James “Whitey” Bulger(Credit: AP) If Whitey Bulger cuts a deal with prosecutors, he could implicate an untold number of law enforcement officials After 16 long years, the arrest of notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger appeared to end a long, frustrating manhunt that had embarrassed the FBI and raised questions […]

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