Death Of Russian Lawyer Catalyzes International Whirlwind

By Edward Donga BU News Service On Nov. 16, 2009, Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, 37, died of heart failure in Moscow’s Matrosskaya Tishina Prison, after eight guards alledgedly beat him with rubber batons for more than an hour. An ambulance crew that was called to provide him with medical attention

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House Panel Probes Information Sharing In Wake of Boston Bombing

By Edward Donga BU News Service WASHINGTON — In the first congressional hearing focused on the Boston Marathon bombing, members of the House Homeland Security Committee Thursday probed the successes and failures of interagency cooperation immediately following the April 15 attacks. Members of the committee, including Rep. Bill Keating, D-Mass., questioned

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It’s Markey vs. Gomez

U.S. Rep. Ed Markey celebrated his primary election victory against U.S. Stephen Lynch in downtown Boston Tuesday night, while warning supporters of a long road ahead against Republican contender Gabriel Gomez.

Warren Remembers Victims on Senate Floor

IMAGE: Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Washington – Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., remembered the victims of the attack in her first speech on the Senate floor since being sworn in this past January.

VIDEO: North Korea Tensions Increase

North Korean managers refused to let South Koreans deliver supplies to a large, jointly operated industrial park one day after announcing plans to restart facilities which could produce nuclear fuel.