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June 26, 2019

Israeli Ambassador: We Will ‘Absolutely’ Work With Arab Countries Against Iran, Claims Other Countries Don’t Finance Terrorism

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said that his country is "absolutely" prepared to work with Arab leaders in the Middle East to counter the Iranians, claiming that other countries, besides Iran, don't fund terrorism.
June 26, 2019

The MBTA and Charlie Baker have introduced a plan to finish enhancements extra rapidly. Here’s what to know.

After the Red Line derailment earlier this month, causing delays that went days beyond the actual event and sparking politicians to take to social media to demand action , Gov. Charlie Baker and state transportation officials announced Tuesday that the MBTA will now work through a new “acceleration plan.”
June 26, 2019

Mass. truck driver waives arraignment, pleads not responsible in lethal New Hampshire motorbike crash

The 23-year-old Massachusetts pickup truck driver charged in a deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash that killed seven bikers waived his arraignment Tuesday, court records show.
June 26, 2019

First Living Iraq War Medal of Honor Recipient Fought Through Hell on His Birthday

The invocation of certain places or names for American veterans can conjure up a flood of mixed emotions and astonishment over one's own survival through the carnage of combat. For the veterans of the Iraq War, Falluja is one of those places with bad memories.
June 26, 2019

Roxbury teen charged after photographs fired close to Aquarium station Sunday evening

A Roxbury teenager is facing a variety of gun-related charges after transit police say he fired a gun while leaving Aquarium station Sunday night following an apparent “unknown disturbance.”
June 26, 2019

Trump Admin Sends 100 Children Back to ‘Unconscionable’ Border Facility As CBP Says They Don’t Want Kids There

About 100 young migrant children have been moved back to a detention center near El, Paso, Texas, that independent inspectors have called "unconscionable," according to a Customs and Border Protection official.
June 26, 2019

Iran Sends Mixed Messages, Saying It Didn’t Intend to ‘Humiliate’ U.S. But Warns Aggressors ‘Will Be Destroyed in a Second’

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that his country did not intend to "humiliate" the U.S. by shooting down its drone, but also warned that any aggressors who enter his nation's territory "will be destroyed in a second."
June 26, 2019

‘It was extremely horrific’: Jarheads motorbike membership president describes New Hampshire crash scene

A Marine who survived the deadly New Hampshire crash that killed seven motorcyclists says what he witnessed that day was worse than anything he saw in combat. 
June 26, 2019

Penn, Yale, Princeton Graduates Earn Less Than New York State School Alums, New Report Says

It's reasonable to assume that Ivy League institutions produce the highest-earning graduates in their home states, however, a recent report has placed only one of the elite schools in the top five.
June 26, 2019

Republican Duncan Hunter Illegally Used Campaign Funds for Multiple Extramarital Affairs, Prosecutors Allege

Republican Representative Duncan Hunter, currently awaiting trial for allegedly spending $250,000 in campaign funds illegally on vacations and personal expenditures, also improperly used funds to "pursue a series of intimate personal relationships," according to prosecutors in a new court filing late Monday night.