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Biden Advisor’s Firm Received Thousands From Labor Nominee Marty Walsh, Report Says

Secretary of Labor nominee Marty Walsh paid Biden Senior Advisor Anita Dunn’s political consulting firm $90,000 between September and December of 2020 leading up to his nomination, the Washington Free Beacon reported. The Boston Mayor’s campaign paid the $90,000 to SKDKnickerbocker, a well-known political consulting firm favored by several prominent Democrats including President Joe Biden,…

Chinese National Gets Time Served After Stealing Vials From American Hospital Related To Cancer...

January 06, 2021 4:42 PM ET A Chinese researcher was sentenced in federal court in Boston on Wednesday after pleading guilty to making false statements to the federal government about attempting to smuggle nearly 20 medical vials to China, prosecutors said. Zaosong Zheng, a 31-year-old Chinese national, was issued time served for stealing 19 vials…

Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dog Starts New Work On BP Oil Rig

The virus pandemic is accelerating the trend of robots replacing humans in the workplace. One robot that is quickly being adopted by mega-corporations is Boston Dynamics' compact four-legged robot, called Spot.  June was the month when Boston Dynamics began selling Spot. By July, Ford Motor Company received the robot dog, equipped with five cameras to survey its Van Dyke Transmission…

Pedophile Priest Convicted In Sex Abuse Scandal Dies

Paul Shanley, a Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of raping a boy and was at the center of the Archdiocese of Boston’s sex abuse scandal, has died at age 89, numerous sources reported. Police in Ware, Massachusetts, where Shanley was living since being released from prison in 2017, said he died of heart failure…

Hundreds in Boston Take to Streets to Protest Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Decision

Hundreds of protesters streamed through downtown Boston on Friday night, protesting a grand jury decision on a police officer-involved shooting of Breonna Taylor earlier this year. One video posted on social media showed at least several hundred protesters marching down a street in Boston, with someone on a megaphone shouting, “Say her name!” as others…

Court Considers Whether Harvard Discriminates During Its Admissions Process

An appeals court in Boston heard a lawsuit Wednesday that alleges Harvard University restricted the number of Asian-Americans at the school, Reuters reported. The First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston, Massachusetts heard a lawsuit The Students for Fair Admissions filed against Harvard University in 2014 alleging the school has restricted the number of Asian-Americans…

Northeastern University Dismisses 11 Students For Violating Social Distancing Rules, Won’t Refund Their Tuition

Northeastern University announced Friday that it dismissed 11 students for violating the university’s social distancing guidelines. The university found 11 students in one room at a Westin Hotel in Boston, which serves as a dormitory this semester, without masks and not practicing safe distancing, according to the Boston Globe. The private university will not be…

Boston to Remove Lincoln Emancipation Memorial

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s arts commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove a statue that depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln’s feet. The commission had fielded escalating complaints about the Emancipation Memorial, also known as the Emancipation Group and the Freedman’s Memorial, as a nation confronting racial injustice rethinks old imagery. The statue…

Twitter Allowing Palestinians To Give Advice To Rioters Challenging American Police And Riot Response...

Twitter user and Palestinian activist Rana Nazzal recently posted a 35-tweet thread of crowd control tools she says are used by Israeli police and soldiers in Palestine. This extensive list Nazzal and other Twitter users have compiled is being used by those attending events to protect themselves and includes strategies to “resist” against American officers…

WATCH: Crowd Celebrates Boston Policeman Who Beat Coronavirus as He Leaves Hospital

A policeman in Boston, Massachusetts, got a huge surprise Friday after weeks of fighting the Chinese coronavirus. When Officer Omar Borges got ready to leave Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he had no idea what was waiting for him outside, according to NBC Boston. Following his nearly month-long battle with the disease, the policeman was greeted…

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