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MA AG Healey Launches Investigation into Equifax Data Breach

Boston, Sept. 8, 2017, — Following reports of a major data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. compromising the personal information of hundreds of millions of consumers nationwide and nearly three million in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey today launched an investigation into the breach and urged consumers to take immediate steps to protect their information against identity theft.

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Two N.H. Women Arrested for Trafficking Women for Sex in Mass.

Boston, Feb. 14, 2017 – Two New Hampshire women have been arrested and arraigned in connection with trafficking women for commercial sex in Massachusetts communities through an online “escort” service, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today.

A massage parlor in Western Mass. was shut down in Dec. 2016 for allegedly trafficking women for sex.
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NYC Senior Center Volunteer Vincent Tse Assaulted, in Critical Condition

New York City, — On July 22, 68 years old Asian male Vincent Tse, who has been a volunteer for six years at Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal-Prince Street Senior Center, was looking for parking spot on the way to the center to volunteer. He had a disagreement with an African-American and was severely assaulted. He is now in critical condition. This case is currently under investigation by the police. Senior Center manager, Mr. Jing Sheng Qiu, is asking for witness to step up to testify.
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The beating of Mr. Tse was reported on World Journal.
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Boston Police Log for Chinatown July 8 to 20

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MVA Pedestrian

07/20/2016 9:56 AM. The officer while on patrol on Hudson street observed an injurd male sitting on the curb. upon further investigation the officer discovered the victim had been struck by a motor vehicle that had left the scene. the operator of m/v returned to the scene. the victim walked to hospital. the incident to be further investigated.
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Detectives Seize $100K Worth of Stolen Goods from My-Tan Fashion in Chinatown

Dec. 1, 2015, — On Tuesday November 24, 2015, detectives assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) executed a search warrant at My-Tan Fashion located at 693 Washington Street as a result of a ten month long investigation into a large scale retail crime operation. Investigators seized approximately 5,000 pieces of merchandise believed to be valued at about $100,000.
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Many items in My-Tan Fashion were stolen goods(from bpdnews.com).
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CAP Brief Stresses the Need to Defeat ISIS after Paris Attacks

Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2015, — In recent weeks, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, has shown that it is capable of conducting terrorist activities outside of Iraq and Syria. The devastating attacks on Paris and the downing of a Russian passenger plane filled with civilians over Egypt requires a greater response from the anti-ISIS coalition. The Center for American Progress has issued an issue brief that looks at the options before the international community and the United States and makes recommendations for bringing greater pressure to bear on ISIS without giving into the fear that the group seeks to provoke.
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An injured Parisian was helped leaving the attack scene(photos from social media).
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Obama: Paris Attack is an Attack on All of Humanity

Washington, DC, Nov. 13, 2015, –President Obama just delivered a statement on today’s attacks in Paris. “Once again we’ve seen an outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians. This is an attack not just on Paris, it’s an attack not just on the people of France, but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share.”

President Barack Obama delivers a statement to the press regarding the Paris terrorist attacks, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Nov. 13, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

President Barack Obama delivers a statement to the press regarding the Paris terrorist attacks, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Nov. 13, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)


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Six Chinese Citizens Killed in a Bomb Attack in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, August 19, — A bomb attack in Bangkok took place on 17 August 2015 outside the Erawan Shrine at the Ratchaprasong intersection in Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, Thailand. Twenty-five people were killed, including six Chinese citizens, and 123 were injured.

A woman lights candles at the Erawan shrine in memory of the victims of the blast. (Reuters: Kerek Wongsa)
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State and City Officials Comment on Death Penalty for Tsarnaev

Boston, May 15, 2015, — After just two-day delibrations, the jury has reached a decision for death penalty for Dzhokar Tsarnaev this afternoon. It’s exactly two years and one month from the Patroits Day bombings near Boston Marathon Finish line on April 15, 2013. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh thanked the juros “for their service to our community and our country.”
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Dzhokar Tsarnaev was found guity of all 30 counts in Boston bombing at Federal Count in Boston (file photo).
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ProCon.org Examines Pro and Con Arguments of Death Penalty for Tsarnaev

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — ProCon.org, the nation’s number one online resource for the pros and cons of the death penalty (http://deathpenalty.procon.org), announced that it has updated its website to cover the pros and cons of the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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Dr. Michael Davidson — Victim of Senseless Violence

By Beatrice Lee, bostonese.com columnist

Medford, Mass., Jan. 21, 2015, — What kind of world that we are getting into now that the cardiac surgeon Michael Davidson, 44, from Wellesley, was shot in Brigham and Women’s Hospital by a crazy man? As a mother of a doctor, I’m horrified.
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Dr. Michael J. Davidson (file photo).
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MBTA Phone Thief in Fatal Train Incident Arrested

Boston, Nov. 8, 2014, (www.tpdnews411.com) On November 6, 2014 at approximately 9:48pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to the MBTA’s Downtown Crossing (Red Line) for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Boston Fire and EMS.
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Picture of the suspected phone theft after the fatal incident (MBTA police).
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