Battle royale — which Politician faux-invented the best stuff? Al Gore or Ed Markey?
Ed Markey Takes Credit for Technological Innovation in Campaign Ad; Congressional Record Contradicts Massachusetts Candidate's Claims
Ed Markey takes credit for Facebook, Skype, and Google. Do we owe him a ‘thank you’?
After an awkward moment of small talk about the upcoming marathon, local cabbie Jim Duggan nearly drove away with “the most packed” backpack(s) he’d ever lifted, until the two young male passengers (the older one wearing a “black baseball cap,” and the younger one wearing a “white polo cap” from the Wrentham Mall) began banging on the back of his taxicab, The Boston Globe reports:
The suspected terrorists accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, killing a police officer and shooting it out with cops in the streets of Watertown did not have licenses for their guns, an official tells the Associated Press:
Following up on our series of “Who’s Who in the Boston Marathon Bombing” to keep you informed, we present ‘Part Two’:
Richard DesLauriers heads the FBI’s investigation in Boston, coordinating efforts on the federal, state, and local level. He was appointed to the Bureau’s Boston office in 2010 by Director Robert Mueller after serving two years as deputy assistant director of the Counterintelligence Division at FBI headquarters. Just a month ago, he was focused on comparatively docile crimes of art theft from Boston’s Gardner Museum, attempting to recover renowned paintings that had been missing for more than two decades. DesLauriers announced Monday that he and his team “will go to the ends of the earth to find the subject or subjects responsible for this despicable crime.”
Twin bombs detonated near the finish line of the beloved Boston Marathon on Monday left over 140 people injured and at least three — including a little boy — dead. The FBI heads an ongoing investigation into who planted these bombs and whether the terrorist(s) involved are foreign or domestic. Many faces, some unfamiliar to most Americans, lit up the evening news circuit in response to the attack. These are the key players at the heart of the Tax Day bombing — people to keep an eye on in the coming weeks as a shell-shocked city puts the pieces back together again.
The Washington Post is reporting the former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown will not run in the special election to replace senior Senator John Kerry who was confirmed by the Senate earlier this week to be President Obama’s next Secretary of State.