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Today's lineup: Pedroia leads off; Sizemore sits

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:08







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Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:06
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government media and rebel forces said Saturday that poison gas had been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.






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'Obamacare' under attack at conservative gathering

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:51
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather in New Hampshire for a summit that some consider the unofficial kickoff for the state's 2016 presidential selection process.






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Crowd gathers for SI pictures

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:35
Hundreds gathered at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street Saturday morning to take part in a photo shoot for Sports Illustrated magazine.






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Pakistan judge dismisses 9 month old's murder case

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:20
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder case Saturday that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that drew new criticism to the country's troubled criminal justice system.






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Coalition Space offers new coworking option in Downtown Crossing

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:20
Kendall Square and the Innovation District are frequently cited as the area's top startup spots, but that's changing fast. Now those looking to get into the Downtown Cross entrepreneurial action have a new option: Coalition Space. And Farhan Abbasi, co-founder of Coalition Space, is determined to make it a different kind of environment for entrepreneurs... Read more
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Former US Attorney General Ashcroft to visit UMass

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:04
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is scheduled to speak at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a year after another visiting Republican figure prompted protests at the liberal campus.






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Sizemore, Gomes lead Sox over Yanks

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:18
Grady Sizemore's big hit against an old friend ensured Jon Lester finally had something to show for an impressive effort.






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O'Brien: Colbert the 'right person' for job

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:02
“I'm a huge fan of his as a comic and as a human being,” said Conan O'Brien of new “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert. “I think it's fantastic. I'm really glad that he got the job.”






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Obama reiterates call for equal pay for women

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his case for equal pay for women — a leading election-year issue for Democrats.






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Armed men seize eastern Ukraine police station

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:31
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Several dozen armed men seized a police station in a city in eastern Ukraine and hoisted the Russian flag above the building Saturday as tensions in the country's Russian-speaking regions intensify.






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Marathon bombing survivor, 1 year later

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:16
A year after the bombing, Marc Furcaile, the last survivor to leave the hospital, says he's 'still in a ton of pain' but feels like 'we have the whole world on our side.'






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Marathon bombing survivor, 1 year later

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
A year after the bombing, Marc Furcaile, the last survivor to leave the hospital, says he's 'still in a ton of pain' but feels like 'we have the whole world on our side.'






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Hernandez associates charged in murder

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
Two men associated with former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez were indicted on murder charges Friday.






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Report: NSA exploited Heartbleed bug

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
The National Security Agency knew about—and exploited—a glitch, known as the Heartbleed bug, that may expose sensitive imformation on many websites for at least two years.






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BPD officer in 2013 Marathon shootout dies

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
Boston Police Officer Dennis O. Simmonds, was recognized for his actions during the Watertown shootout with the suspected Marathon bombers, died yesterday after a medical emergency.






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O'Brien: Colbert 'right person' to do 'Late Show'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 07:45
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't feel bad for Conan O'Brien. Again.






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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev friend claims he was high on marijuana the day he visited Tsarnaev's dorm room

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:28
One of the college friends of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss charges that he lied to investigators about visiting Tsarnaev's dorm room several days after the attack, saying he repeatedly told authorities he could not recall the visit because he was high on marijuana.






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Harvard investigation leads to ‘expression of concern' on Brigham-led stem cell research

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:28
Two days after a heart research paper was retracted, questions have been raised about a stem cell study overseen by the same prominent Brigham and Women's Hospital cardiovascular researcher. In an “expression of concern” posted online Thursday night, editors of the British medical journal The Lancet said Harvard Medical School had notified them of an ongoing investigation examining the “integrity of certain data” used in two sets of images of cells in a 2011 paper overseen by Dr. Piero Anversa at the Brigham. Both papers examined the regenerative capacity of the heart, in an effort to harness cardiac stem cells to repair damaged or diseased heart muscle.






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Marathon survivor upset at 'Meet the Press'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:28
A Boston Marathon bombing survivor says in a tweet that she left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC's "Meet the Press."
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