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Dublin: 7 °C Friday 15 November, 2019

#Massachusetts

Cute three-month-old puppy drives owner's car into lake

Not so cute now, eh?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: David Drumm's trial continues in the US - but what's it all about? Anglo Irish Bank

Explainer: David Drumm's trial continues in the US - but what's it all about?

It’s day two and Drumm has already admitted to forgetfulness and lying.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that Door To Door

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that

Recent canvassing has reminded me of my own first foray as a political candidate: I was 22 years old, nomination papers in hand, knees knocking together.

This is the huge building that will house America's very first Penneys

Primark is set to open a flagship store in Boston.

From TheJournal.ie Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings Boston Strong

Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings

It is unfortunate that, sometimes, it takes a tragedy of this magnitude to vitiate differences and to remind us of our common humanity, writes Larry Donnelly.

Terrified woman calls police over home invader... who turns out to be a duck

She was woken by “banging noises” from downstairs.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade Excess

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade

Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.

From TheJournal.ie Irish nanny bail request denied by US judge Massachusetts

Irish nanny bail request denied by US judge

Brady has been charged with the murder of one-year-old Rehma Sabir who died of blunt force head injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped Aisling Brady McCarthy

Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped

Aisling Brady McCarthy’s lawyer said prosecutors “knowingly presented false and deceptive evidence to the grand jury”.

From TheJournal.ie Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out Boston

Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out

The Irish woman, who has been living in the US illegally for a number of years, is accused of violently injuring one-year-old Rehma Sabir and causing her death.

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 Boston bombings suspect 'awake and responding to questions' - networks Boston

Boston bombings suspect 'awake and responding to questions' - networks

ABC and NBC say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose throat is severely injured, is writing his responses to questions from investigators.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours' Boston Bombings

Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours'

Cambridge resident Eric Grzymkowski told TheJournal.ie what it was like to discover that the Tsarnaev brothers lived just five doors from his home.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years Coelacanth

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years

This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.

From TheJournal.ie Boston police: 'We're exhausted, but we have a victory here tonight' Watertown

Boston police: 'We're exhausted, but we have a victory here tonight'

At a hastily arranged press conference, visibly delighted police paid tribute to the work of their colleagues and gave more details about a dramatic showdown in Watertown.

From TheJournal.ie Barack and Michelle Obama to honour bombing victims at Boston service Boston Marathon

Barack and Michelle Obama to honour bombing victims at Boston service

Meanwhile, investigators have found images of a potential suspect but have dismissed reports that an arrest has been made.

From TheJournal.ie Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit Boston

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

From TheJournal.ie FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990 Heist This post contains images

FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990

The heist – one of the biggest ever in the United States – included works by Rembrandt and Vermeer.

From TheJournal.ie Authorities: Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax Massachusetts

Authorities: Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax

It had been reported that a gunman was on the campus, which was then put into lockdown.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

From TheJournal.ie Ted Kennedy's son says he won't run for US Senate seat The Kennedys

Ted Kennedy's son says he won't run for US Senate seat

The Massachusetts seat, left vacant by the departure of Secretary of State nominee John Kerry, has been the subject of much speculation with Ben Affleck even mentioned as a possible candidate.

From TheJournal.ie Democrats win back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat Massachusetts

Democrats win back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat

Elizabeth Warren has won back the seat sensationally taken by the Republicans’ Scott Brown in 2010.

Pics: Poodle survives 18km ride stuck in car radiator Stowaway This post contains images

Pics: Poodle survives 18km ride stuck in car radiator

Suzie the poodle ran out in front of a car…

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion Property Porn This post contains videos This post contains images

GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion

20 Abington has been on the market for some time – but has now been the subject of rival bids from two couples.

From TheJournal.ie Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students Plagiarism

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students

Alarm was raised by teaching assistant who noticed suspicious similarities between students’ papers.

From TheJournal.ie App detects potholes on Boston streets Potholes

App detects potholes on Boston streets

New app Street Bump allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards like pot holes to the authorities.

Man uses 69,000 pennies to pay off his mortgage

Thomas Daigle made the final payment on his Massachusetts home that he bought with his wife in 1977, the year he started saving up the pennies.

From TheJournal.ie 'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison Whitey Bulger

'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison

The girlfriend of the notorious Irish-American gangster had been on the run for 16 years claiming that her crimes were a result of a passionate love affair with Bulger.

US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public

It’s £$%^&* crazy.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig On The Run

Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig

Irish-American gangster ‘Whitey’ Buger was allegedly protected by his partner for more than 16 years.

From The42 WATCH: Let's all make fun of Tom Brady Go Pats This post contains videos

WATCH: Let's all make fun of Tom Brady

He may have Gisele Bündchen on his arm, but he’s also got a ‘wicked Baasten accent.’

Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring

Workers helped the Massachusetts woman dig through a mountain of smelly household waste – and she got the ring back.

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report Bankruptcy

David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm filed for bankruptcy in the US in 2010.

VIDEO: US university students throw a piano off a roof Smashing This post contains videos This post contains images

VIDEO: US university students throw a piano off a roof

Yeah, this is strange.