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For sale in Bow: Magnificent views, inside and out

Sunday, April 26, 2015

This stunning, contemporary colonial at 16 Longview Drive in Bow truly has it all. With magnificent views from almost every room, it features five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, an abundance of entertaining space, a fantastic finished basement, and an outdoor oasis that includes a deck, patio, and Gunite pool. Situated in a lovely neighborhood setting and nestled on over two acres …

Capital Beat: Hassan keeps state-issued email address close to the vest

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton found herself in hot water recently after reporters revealed she had used a personal email, instead of an official U.S. account, to conduct state department business. The issue raised many questions, including whether Clinton’s emails were adequately protected from cyber attacks and whether the messages, on a …

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Voterama in Congress Here’s how members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Friday. House Sharing Data To Counter Cyber Attacks: Voting 307 for and 116 against, the House on Wednesday passed a bill (HR 1560) that would encourage companies struck by cyber attacks to voluntarily share sensitive data on …

Determining who is suitable to carry a concealed weapon can be a moving target for police

Saturday, April 25, 2015

When a Franklin man applied for a license to carry a concealed firearm, the city’s police chief, David Goldstein, ran a records check. What he found was a lengthy motor vehicle record that included several DWI convictions. Goldstein …

2 Palestinians shot dead after knife attacks

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Israeli police officers yesterday shot dead two knife-wielding Palestinians in response to separate stabbing attacks against Israeli officers, the police said. In the first incident, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said a 17-year-old east Jerusalem resident named Ali Mohammed Abu Ghannam approached a roadblock with a butcher’s knife and …

Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Yesterday, Italy celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II. President Sergio Mattarella marked Liberation Day by laying a wreath on the tomb of …

Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and the police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to overcome mistrust have hit …

Gunmen kill prominent female activist in Pakistan

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Gunmen on a motorcycle killed a prominent women’s rights activist in Pakistan just hours after she held a forum on the country’s restive Baluchistan region, home to a long-running insurgency, the police said yesterday. While investigators declined to …

Car bombs driven by foreigners hit Iraq-Jordan border post

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Three suicide car bombs driven by foreigners targeted the remote desert border crossing between Iraq and Jordan yesterday killing at least four Iraqi soldiers, said Iraqi officials. The attack was immediately claimed by the radical Islamic State group …

How London man may have helped trigger the ‘flash crash’

Saturday, April 25, 2015

He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city’s glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy. Yet, if U.S. authorities are correct, Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, managed …

PolitiFact NH: Did State Department really send three comedians to India on ‘Make Chai, Not War’ tour?

Saturday, April 25, 2015

“Hillary Clinton’s State Department sent three comedians to India on the ‘Make Chai, Not War’ tour.” — Rand Paul on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 in a speech in Nashua, N.H. ---------- When Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul took to …

Election 2016: Gay marriage ensnares GOP hopfuls

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Republican presidential hopefuls are struggling with how to position themselves on same-sex marriage, an issue that is bedeviling a party hoping to avoid social controversies as the 2016 election approaches. Rapidly changing public opinion on the subject has …

Obama defends U.S. intelligence after hostage deaths

Friday, April 24, 2015

A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Obama yesterday praised the nation’s spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future …