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US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'
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US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'

Jun 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 38,009 Views 22 Comments

Michael Packard’s beyond-belief big fish yarn began when he was diving for lobster off the coast of the northeastern state of Massachusetts.

Joseph Kennedy III defeated in Massachusetts senate primary
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Joseph Kennedy III defeated in Massachusetts senate primary

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:33 AM 52,023 Views 38 Comments

In the waning weeks of the campaign, Kennedy had leaned into his family’s long political legacy in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts becomes first US state to introduce statewide ban on vapes
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Massachusetts becomes first US state to introduce statewide ban on vapes

Sep 25th 2019, 10:23 AM 12,635 Views 48 Comments

San Francisco in California had already adopted a similar citywide ban.

Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify
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Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify

Jul 9th 2019, 7:24 AM 29,157 Views 54 Comments

The actor was charged with indecent assault and battery in January.

Court date set as Kevin Spacey facing charges of alleged sexual assault
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Court date set as Kevin Spacey facing charges of alleged sexual assault

Dec 25th 2018, 7:48 AM 9,098 Views 0 Comments

It comes after the release of a bizarre video of the disgraced actor in character as House of Cards’ Frank Underwood.

Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod
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Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod

Sep 16th 2018, 10:15 AM 26,558 Views 17 Comments

It’s the first fatal shark attack in the state in over 80 years.

Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies aged 44
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Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies aged 44

Feb 27th 2018, 7:14 AM 28,820 Views 0 Comments

A spokesman asked people to pray for the family.

Shark froze to death as freezing cold continues to grip large sections of the US
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Shark froze to death as freezing cold continues to grip large sections of the US

Jan 4th 2018, 10:55 PM 64,325 Views 30 Comments

Yesterday, Florida saw snow for the first time in 29 years.

US teenager wins golf tournament but is denied trophy because she is female
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US teenager wins golf tournament but is denied trophy because she is female

Oct 27th 2017, 12:38 PM 8,146 Views 9 Comments

A Massachusetts ruling stated that girls could compete as part of a team, but not as individuals.

'I called and told them I will not be coming back': US winner of €642 million jackpot claims prize
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'I called and told them I will not be coming back': US winner of €642 million jackpot claims prize

Aug 24th 2017, 9:06 PM 53,886 Views 41 Comments

The 53-year-old won’t be going back to work anyway.

Eight-year-old Irish boy dies in the US after getting trapped under boat
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Eight-year-old Irish boy dies in the US after getting trapped under boat

Jul 31st 2017, 9:42 PM 33,502 Views 4 Comments

The family is returning to Ireland and the funeral will be held on Thursday morning.

Boston taxi driver injures 10 after stepping on accelerator rather than brake by mistake
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Boston taxi driver injures 10 after stepping on accelerator rather than brake by mistake

Jul 3rd 2017, 8:30 PM 15,823 Views 29 Comments

The incident has been attributed to ‘operator error’ with authorities saying it does not appear to be an intentional act.

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter
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Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter

Jun 16th 2017, 4:47 PM 33,022 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Carter faces a sentence of probation to 20 years in prison.

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself via texts goes on trial
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Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself via texts goes on trial

Jun 7th 2017, 10:34 AM 35,219 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Michelle Carter played a “sick game” with another person’s life.

Multiple injuries reported after SUV drives into crowd at US car auction
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Multiple injuries reported after SUV drives into crowd at US car auction

May 3rd 2017, 5:28 PM 20,109 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened at an auction north of Boston at about 10.30am local time this morning.

Here's what $20 million hidden under a bed looks like
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Here's what $20 million hidden under a bed looks like

Jan 24th 2017, 12:09 PM 48,590 Views 26 Comments

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged pyramid scheme.

An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster
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An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster

Aug 10th 2016, 9:48 PM 60,793 Views 45 Comments

The oft-cited odds of catching one are one in two million.

Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself
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Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself

Jul 4th 2016, 9:04 AM 65,881 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Carter told her boyfriend to “get back in” a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes.

Man in his 80s kills another man in his 80s in cemetery before being shot dead by police
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Man in his 80s kills another man in his 80s in cemetery before being shot dead by police

Jun 15th 2016, 1:03 PM 21,172 Views 15 Comments

“This was not a random act. The victim and the suspect knew each other.”

Young couple who set up 're-unite us' GoFundMe page reach target in matter of days
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Young couple who set up 're-unite us' GoFundMe page reach target in matter of days

Mar 11th 2016, 1:49 PM 33,044 Views 27 Comments

The page was set up just four days ago.

Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic
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Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic

Mar 10th 2016, 8:31 PM 32,538 Views 57 Comments

Shane form Kerry and Madeline from Massachusetts met in Dingle last Summer.

Teenager who raped and killed his maths teacher receives life sentence
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Teenager who raped and killed his maths teacher receives life sentence

Feb 27th 2016, 7:38 AM 48,158 Views 70 Comments

American teenager Philip Chism will be eligible for parole in 40 years.

As he spends Christmas in prison, David Drumm launches new legal challenge
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As he spends Christmas in prison, David Drumm launches new legal challenge

Dec 26th 2015, 10:08 AM 16,971 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank chief has filed a legal challenge against the US government for ‘unlawful detention’.

Inside the "unrelentingly harsh", maximum-security prison where David Drumm will spend Christmas
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Inside the "unrelentingly harsh", maximum-security prison where David Drumm will spend Christmas

Dec 19th 2015, 7:28 PM 61,008 Views 0 Comments

The Plymouth County Correctional Facility has housed infamous murderers and terrorists, and now, the former CEO of Anglo.

David Drumm seeks bail as he 'poses no danger to the community'
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David Drumm seeks bail as he 'poses no danger to the community'

Nov 11th 2015, 8:07 AM 10,034 Views 0 Comments

Drumm’s lawyers have also suggested the upcoming election has something to do with Ireland seeking his extradition now.

Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem
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Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem

Nov 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 22,351 Views 29 Comments

Lori Sforza, a “psychic” witch priestess, won the case against Christian Day, “the world’s best-known warlock.”

David Drumm will be in court in the US later today
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David Drumm will be in court in the US later today

Oct 13th 2015, 8:21 AM 6,335 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank CEO faces an extradition hearing following his arrest in Massachusetts on Saturday.

Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life
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Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life

Sep 10th 2015, 8:25 PM 50,411 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Massachusetts last summer.

Lawyers say Irish nanny's life has been destroyed
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Lawyers say Irish nanny's life has been destroyed

Sep 1st 2015, 7:26 AM 24,271 Views 21 Comments

“The way this prosecution was handled was a complete disgrace.”

A shark gets stuck on a beach... and something heartwarming happens
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A shark gets stuck on a beach... and something heartwarming happens

Jul 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 46,479 Views 43 Comments

This is a nice tale – seriously.

Judge declares mistrial after murder suspect punches his own lawyer in the face
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Judge declares mistrial after murder suspect punches his own lawyer in the face

Jun 30th 2015, 7:23 PM 25,236 Views 10 Comments

That’s one way to beat a trial.

Here's how to move a lighthouse
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Here's how to move a lighthouse

May 30th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,393 Views 24 Comments

It’s a very, very slow process.

'Don't chase bears while drunk and holding a hatchet', warn police
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'Don't chase bears while drunk and holding a hatchet', warn police

May 12th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,289 Views 23 Comments

If you go down to the woods today…

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison
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Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

May 4th 2015, 7:37 PM 22,614 Views 20 Comments

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes
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Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes

Mar 1st 2015, 3:31 PM 13,905 Views 15 Comments

Tea-lovers everywhere will rejoice at the news from this latest study.

As a practising Catholic, I didn't always support same sex marriage – but I do now
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As a practising Catholic, I didn't always support same sex marriage – but I do now

Feb 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 321 Views 196 Comments

Two things happened that changed my mind…

The internet defends pizza guy cheated out of a tip by rude customers
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# One Bad Tip

The internet defends pizza guy cheated out of a tip by rude customers

Jan 15th 2015, 10:57 AM 3,999 Views 0 Comments

The internet loves a good bit of revenge.

The interesting bits you need to read from the David Drumm ruling
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The interesting bits you need to read from the David Drumm ruling

Jan 7th 2015, 6:30 PM 38,930 Views 69 Comments

Harsh words.

Full judgement: What the US judge ruled on former Anglo boss David Drumm
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Full judgement: What the US judge ruled on former Anglo boss David Drumm

Jan 7th 2015, 10:36 AM 7,431 Views 22 Comments

The 122 page ruling is damning in its assessment of Drumm’s testimony.

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