Massachusetts voters heard a lot about private equity last night, but not all of it was accurate. FORTUNE -- Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey squared off last night in the final debate before next Tuesday's special election in Massachusetts, the winner of which will fill out the remainder of John Kerry's term as a U.S. Senator. And, unlike in the prior two debates, there was significant ...
BOSTON (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey has released eight years of state and federal tax returns showing he reported his home address as 7 Townsend Street in ...
By Stephanie Simon (Reuters) - Students at all Boston public high schools may soon be able to obtain free condoms at the front office - as long as they sit through a few minutes of counseling about safe sex - under a policy due to be voted on Wednesday by the school board. Condoms are already available in 19 high schools with on-site health centers. The policy, up for a vote by the Boston ...
The Boston Herald and the Boston Globe announced today that they have reached an agreement that will allow the Globe to print the entire press run of the Herald.The agreement, which is in effect for 10 years, finishes a process begun in 2012, when the two media outlets announced that the Globe would print and deliver about one-third of the Herald’s print circulation."The newspaper ...
John "The Executioner" Martorano walked out of James "Whitey" Bulger’s life forever today without so much as a polite glance back - but grinning like the cat that ate the canary."Couldn’t care less," Joe Martorano, the ex-enforcer’s cousin, said afterward of Martorano’s feelings about seeing his former Winter Hill Gang confederate for the ...
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Die Another Day
Forty years and 20 official movies later, James Bond is still at it. In the longest-running franchise in movie history, we have seen British special agent 007 escape from virtually every situation imaginable, defeat dozens of maniacal villains intent on taking over the world, utilize gadgets ranging from the extraordinary to the ludicrous, and bed a bevy of beauties from every continent while sti ... ...
A squad of state police investigators are scouring the underbrush in the road near the sprawling North Attleboro home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.Hernandez was questioned last night about the suspicious death of a man found less than a mile away in an industrial park Monday.Hernandez was seen outside his home today and told a Herald reporter he didn’t want to ...
A new report says the MBTA could save $250 million over six years by bringing the cost of maintaining its bus fleet in line with other transit agencies around the ...
Police say a woman reported Wednesday morning that a white van came to her home and her husband went outside. She told police that she then heard shots fired and went into her basement and then to a neighbor's to call 911. She said she had not seen her husband ...
The Northeastern University student accused of a second knife-point attack on a woman was ordered held on $20,000 bail today at his arraignment in West Roxbury District Court.If he does post bail, Patrick Barry, 21, of Medford, was ordered to abide by a 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew and wear a GPS monitoring bracelet.Judge Kathleen E. Coffey said the allegations were "a horrendous nightmare" ...
Police and firefighters uncovered a massive cache of fireworks stored dangerously close to gasoline and propane tanks at a Hyde Park building Tuesday night after responding to a report of a break-in at the premises, a Boston Fire Department spokesman said today. The Boston police bomb squad spent hours removing hundreds of boxes of fireworks from 1661 Hyde Park Ave. after police found the ...
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Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is building new software to coach people on how to interact with others in social situations.
The virtual personality can be used to help people practice their interpersonal skills until they feel more comfortable with situation, News.com.au reported.
The program called MACH- My Automated Conversation coach- presents a digital character on the screen while using speech and face recognition tools to pick up on your behaviour.
The software, which can run on a laptop with a webcam and microphone attached, assesses users' voice tone, posture and behaviour to give them pointers on how to improve their interpersonal skills. (ANI)
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