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Pistorius and his story under intense scrutiny

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:50
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — In a sometimes ruthless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial Wednesday, chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel scrutinized the athlete's story that he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by mistake on Feb. 14, 2013.






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Veet: We get it, you're mad.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:50
Veet — who started a bit of a firestorm with their campaign against “Dudeness” — has finally spoken up on social media to issue a sort-of apology on Facebook.






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Prosecutors: Ads for rape posted in revenge scheme

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:34
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego woman distraught over losing out on her family's dream house carried out a perverse revenge scheme to have the home's new owner raped, prosecutors said.






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Oh yeah, O-Ya! Boston eatery lands on list of top Asian restaurants

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:34
The Daily Meal gave the local eatery the number two ranking on its list of the top 25 Asian restaurants in America.






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Woman who left baby on car roof gets probation

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:34
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman who left her 5-week-old baby in a car seat on the roof of her car when she drove off has been sentenced to 16 years of supervised probation.






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New, commercial uses for drones

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:19
While the Federal Aviation Administration holds steady in its attempts to curb drone use, businesses and individuals are imagining new, non-military ways to use unmanned aircraft. From pizza delivery to real estate photography, UAVs seem to be full of commercial potential.






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Police response to Marathon bombing

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:19
As Watertown Police Chief Edward Deveau testifies before the House Committee on Homeland Security, look back on the actions of local law enforcement in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing.






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Brian Regan is more than just a ‘clean' comic

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:19
The veteran comedian, who will be performing at the Wilbur this weekend, may not curse during his sets, but being “clean” isn't the only thing that defines his style of comedy.
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Person hospitalized after injury at Boston convention center

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:46
A person was transported to Tufts Medical Center after sustaining an injury at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this afternoon, according to EMS spokesman Nick Martin.
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Mayor Walsh announces examination of Boston's addiction, recovery services

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:46
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that an expert advisory committee will examine the City of Boston's addiction and recovery services to determine areas for improvement.






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Man found in wooded area of Warwick identified

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:46
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Officials with the Rhode Island medical examiner's office are trying to determine the cause of death of a 52-year-old man whose body was found in a wooded area of Warwick.






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Scituate private investigator accused of stalking Suffolk County sheriff employees

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:15
A Scituate private investigator is due in court today to face charges that he has been stalking and making anonymous threatening phone calls to employees at the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department, where he once worked.






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Providence offering 'Do-Over Day' April 12

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:15
Providence is offering a "Do-Over Day" for the winter weary on April 12.






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Dems call GOP-led Benghazi probe 'witch hunt'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Wednesday demanded an end to a Republican-led investigation into the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, calling the probe a partisan "witch hunt."






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NH police in the air clock motorcyclist at 145 mph

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:59
CANDIA, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police using aircraft during a traffic enforcement crackdown say they clocked a motorcyclist travelling 145 mph as he passed other cars on Route 101 in Candia.






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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler set to team up for comedy ‘The Nest'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:59
The former “SNL” cast members are in talks for a big screen reunion in the upcoming comedy flick, “The Nest.”






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Gluten-free Boston and beyond

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:44
Eating out with gluten restrictions can be a hassle. Here are 10 restaurants in Boston and beyond that specially serve their gluten-free customers with an array of food options and products and even have separate kitchen stations.






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Wicked Strong won't horse around in Derby

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:44
Karma has been good to Kentucky Derby hopeful Wicked Strong, whose Bay State-based owners will donate 5 percent of anything the horse wins in the Triple Crown races to The One Fund.






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2 people stabbed at Dorchester barber shop

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:28
Two people were taken to the hospital after a stabbing at a Dorchester barber shop this morning, police said.






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Road to the Stanley Cup is a long journey, but Bruins are built to make it all the way

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:28
This a great time to be a Bruins fan, not just for their success, but for the Boston-befitting way in which they succeed.
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