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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…

Tacko Fall Of The Celtics Conducts Boston Holiday Orchestra Concert

December 25, 2019 1:21 PM ET Boston Celtics rookie Tacko Fall conducted his first holiday concert Monday in Boston. Fall, the Celtics center, took the stage at the Boston Pops orchestra concert at Boston’s Symphony Hall, according to a report published by the Boston Globe. Tacko Fall conducting the Boston Pops and on that note,…

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker Declares Public Health Emergency, Announces 4-Month Ban on Sale of...

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ — Today, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency in response to confirmed and suspected cases of severe lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and marijuana vaping products in the Commonwealth. The Governor called for a temporary four-month statewide ban on the sale of flavored and non-flavored…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Promotes Fundraiser For Boston Protesters Associated With Antifa

September 02, 2019 2:30 PM ET New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promoted a fundraiser for bail money for a group of counter-protesters that included Antifa members after a “Straight Pride” parade in Boston, Massachusetts, this weekend. “One way to support the local LGBTQ community impacted by Boston’s white supremacist parade? Contribute to the Bail…

Boston Cops Urge Criminals To “Hold Off” On Breaking The Law This Weekend, Due...

In a "Not, The Onion"-esque story, CBS local affiliate in Boston reports that the Braintree Police Department showed that not all cops are African-American-hating, humorless-monsters, as they jokingly (we assume) told residents that they should “hold off” on any crimes they are planning this weekend. In a Facebook post, they wrote: “Folks. Due to the extreme…

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