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Beleaguered Women’s March draws a crowd

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/19/19, 04:46 pm

Hampered by winter weather, the government shutdown, and organizational strife, the annual Women’s March drew a smaller but still sizable crowd Saturday in Washington, D.C. Anger toward President Donald Trump fueled the first march on the day after his inauguration in 2017, but the event has grown to include a variety of causes such as environmentalism, abortion advocacy, immigration reform, and race relations.

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Gangster Bulger meets a violent end

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/31/18, 11:49 am

Notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was killed inside federal prison on Tuesday. Fellow inmates at the Hazelton, W.Va., prison where Bulger was recently transferred beat him to death, officials said. Bulger, a documented FBI informant, led a largely Irish mob that ran loan-sharking, gambling, and drug rackets. He was convicted in 2013 of murder, extortion, money-laundering, and weapons charges. The case exposed FBI corruption that helped Bulger elude justice in 1994 and go on the lam for 16 years.

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Suspicious package found in Atlanta; suspect due in court

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/29/18, 12:01 pm

The FBI is investigating another suspicious package at a post office in Atlanta following a spate of crude explosive devices sent to prominent Democratic politicians and supporters last week. CNN President Jeff Zucker said Monday the package was addressed to the cable television network’s offices, but no one was in danger there.

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