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From TheJournal.ie James 'Whitey' Bulger doesn't want to testify in his own trial for murder Boston Crime

James 'Whitey' Bulger doesn't want to testify in his own trial for murder

Final arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob boss are due next week following over a month of testimony, some of it extremely graphic.

From The42 'There is no opponent' - McGregor on Boston fight UFC

'There is no opponent' - McGregor on Boston fight

The Dubliner meets Hawaiian Max Holloway on 17 August but is only thinking about his own performance.

This is what happens when Padraig goes to Starbucks

P. A. D…. oh forget it.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer leaks images to 'show real Boston bomber' Boston

Police officer leaks images to 'show real Boston bomber'

The photos show the teenager emerge from his hiding place, bloodied and with a sniper’s target on his forehead.

From TheJournal.ie Witness in James 'Whitey' Bulger trial found dead Boston

Witness in James 'Whitey' Bulger trial found dead

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, an 83-year-old Irish-American is said to have inspired Jack Nicholson’s character in the film ‘The Departed’.

From TheJournal.ie Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover Criticism

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover

The cover has been criticised online for ‘making a celebrity’ out of the bombing suspect.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about abortion (again), Tom Barry’s lap and a runaway train in Canada.

From TheJournal.ie DNA could link self-confessed Boston Strangler to rape and murder Boston Strangler

DNA could link self-confessed Boston Strangler to rape and murder

Albert DeSalvo’s remains will now be exhumed, after DNA from Mary Sullivan’s murder scene produced a “familial match” with him.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From The42 McGregor faces new opponent as Ogle withdraws through injury MMA

McGregor faces new opponent as Ogle withdraws through injury

The Dubliner will now take on Hawaiian Max Holloway in Boston on August 17.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about abortion, murder in Castlebar and Latvia joining the euro.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty Boston

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

19-year-old Tsarnaev, making his first court appearance, arrived earlier under heavy guard.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bomber arrives in court under heavy guard Dzhokar Tsarnaev

Boston bomber arrives in court under heavy guard

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in court for the first time since the April bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260.

From TheJournal.ie 'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial Boston

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial

Kevin Weeks – who rose through the ranks of Bulger’s organisation – has detailed three killings he says the crime boss carried out personally in the 1980s.

From TheJournal.ie John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in critical but stable condition in hospital Hospitalised

John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in critical but stable condition in hospital

Teresa Heinz Kerry was hospitalised on Sunday for an unknown illness.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bombing suspect indicted on 30 counts, faces death penalty or life in prison Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston bombing suspect indicted on 30 counts, faces death penalty or life in prison

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been indicuted on 30 counts, including the use of a weapon of mass destruction.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election? Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

From TheJournal.ie Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself' Whitey Bulger

Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'

A court has heard opening arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob kingpin who is charged with 19 murders and numerous other offences

From TheJournal.ie Trial begins of infamous mobster (and FBI informant) 'Whitey' Bulger Boston

Trial begins of infamous mobster (and FBI informant) 'Whitey' Bulger

The 83-year-old faces 19 murder charges, as well as federal rackeeteering charges, over a decades-long career.

From TheJournal.ie Emigrant centre warned: Prioritise Irish interests or lose your state funding Deported

Emigrant centre warned: Prioritise Irish interests or lose your state funding

Eamon Gilmore says the Irish International Immigration Center, which had an Irish J-1 student deported, has apologised.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for inquiry after Irish immigrant centre gets J-1 student sent home Deported

Calls for inquiry after Irish immigrant centre gets J-1 student sent home

The Irish International Immigrant Centre in Boston reported an intern to US authorities after she got work in a bar.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today Doctor Enda

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today

On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip USA

Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip

Kenny will also be presented with an honorary doctorate from Boston College while on his US trip.

From TheJournal.ie Boston suspect wrote note before he was captured - report Boston Marathon

Boston suspect wrote note before he was captured - report

The note reportedly refers to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing as ‘collateral damage’ for US action in Afghanistan and Iraq.

From TheJournal.ie Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs Boston Marathon

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs

Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.

From The42 'If he wants his ass whooped, no problem' - McGregor responds to challenge MMA

'If he wants his ass whooped, no problem' - McGregor responds to challenge

Akira Corassani has invited the Irish UFC fighter to a match in Boston later this year.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Friday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Boston

Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect

A funeral home retained by the Tsarnaev family has collected the remains of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

From TheJournal.ie Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up Boston

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: Daughter meets the woman who received her mum's face Tearjerker

PICTURES: Daughter meets the woman who received her mum's face

Months after the procedure, Carmen Tarleton revealed the results of her face transplant.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From The42 EBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals Boston Marathon

EBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals

The auction site says they’re determined to make sure no-one makes a profit from the bombings.

From TheJournal.ie Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation Boston Marathon

Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation

The Boston Police Department assured the public there was no threat or risk to its safety.

From TheJournal.ie Leading anti-death penalty lawyer to defend Boston bombings suspect Boston

Leading anti-death penalty lawyer to defend Boston bombings suspect

Several of Judy Clarke’s previous high-profile clients have avoided the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists Islamists

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent' Boston

Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent'

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has herself started drawing the attention of law enforcement, as she insists her family are innocent.