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  Hope Elephants co-founder James Laurita killed by elephant   Vet James Laurita, 56, the co-founder of a home for retired circus elephants in Maine has died after one of the animals stepped on him Sudan 'apostasy' woman Meriam Ibrahim arrives in US  A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US Axe crashes through driver's window  A car passenger is 'shaken up' after an axe flew off the back of a lorry on a motorway and crashed midway through the windscreen, police say. US 'hoarder' killed as home collapses  Beverly Mitchell, 66, has been crushed to death after the weight of her ceiling-high clutter collapsed the ground floor of her home Keflezighi becomes first American man to win Boston Marathon since 1983  Meb Keflezighi won the race with a personal best time of 2:08:36, one year after the race was marred by a terrorist attack which killed three people Boston marathon honours bomb victims  Thousands of marathoners have begun running through the streets, after the city honoured those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year Boston set for emotional Marathon  Thousands of runners are preparing to take part in an emotional BostonMarathon amid unprecedented security Boston to mark anniversary of marathon bombing  Boston is honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents Two firefighters killed in Boston Back Bay blaze  13 more injured in the city of Boston in a wind-whipped blaze that destroyed a three-storey residential building in the Back Bay neighbourhood Second wave of huge snow storm hits US north-east  A giant winter storm is unleashing a second wave of heavy snowfall, as hundreds of thousands of people remain without power US will seek death penalty against Boston bombings suspect  The US government says it will seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev East US battles major snow storm   The north-eastern US has been hit by a major winter storm, with 53cm (21 inches) of snowfall recorded in one town in Massachusetts US braces for major snow storm  Residents of the north-eastern US have been warned to stay indoors, as the region braces for a storm expected to dump up to 14in (35cm) of snow Newtown shooting report 'painful'  US police have released thousands of documents related to their probe into the killing of 26 people at a school in the state of Connecticut Explosives alert evacuates Harvard  Harvard University in Massachusetts has evacuated its campus amid 'unconfirmed reports' of explosives at four of its buildings Newtown massacre 911 calls released  Authorities have released emergency tapes of callers pleading for police help as shots rang out during last year's school shooting in Connecticut Newtown gunman Adam Lanza had 'obsession' with Columbine  The gunman who killed 26 people at a Connecticut school last year had 'an obsession' with the 1999 Columbine massacre, an official report has found Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger jailed  US mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger has been handed two life sentences plus five years by a court in Boston Red Sox clinch World Series championship   The victory gives Boston its eighth world championship overall and its third in the past 10 seasons, with 2004 and 2007 being the others


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 David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox, baseball's bearded wonders, capped their remarkable turnaround by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6
2013 Oct.24   Mourning for Massachusetts teacher  A candlelight vigil has been held for a Massachusetts maths teacher allegedly murdered by a 14-year-old student, with mystery surrounding a motive

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2013 Aug.4   Boston bomber 'had far-right books'  Tamerlan Tsarnaev suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings was in possession of right-wing American literature in the run-up to the attack

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2013 Jul.19   US mob trial told of grisly killings  A once loyal henchman of alleged mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger has detailed for a court a string of killings he says were carried out by the accused 2013 Jul.18   Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 'manhunt photos' emerge  Disturbing images of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect have emerged the day after Rolling Stone magazine revealed the accused on its next cover 2013 Jul.10     Boston bomb accused denies charges   Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to all charges in his first court appearance, as blast victims looked on

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2013 May.30   Boston bombing suspect 'walking'  Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has recovered enough to walk, his mother says 2013 May.17   Dozens injured in head-on train crash  About 60 people have been injured, five critically, after a head-on, rush-hour collision between two commuter trains near New York City 2013 May.16   Boston suspect 'left note on attack'  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote a message in a boat where he hid, describing victims of the attack as 'collateral damage', US media report 2013 May.6   Tsarnaev friend released on bail  A judge has agreed to release pending trial Robel Phillipos, 19, a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who is accused of lying to investigators 2013 May.2   Boston duo 'planned 4 July attack'  The Boston Marathon bombing suspects initially planned to attack the city's Independence Day celebrations, US media have reported   Boston bombs suspect's body claimed  The body of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been claimed by his family, say US authorities 2013 May.1   Suspect's classmates appear in court  Three college friends of the Boston bombings suspect have appeared in court, accused of obstructing the police investigation into the attacks     Three arrested over Boston bombings  Boston police have taken into custody three additional suspects in the 15 April bombing of the Boston Marathon

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2013 Apr.29   Tsarnaev widow family home searched  The FBI has removed bags of evidence from the house where the widow of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been living 2013 Apr.26   Boston bomb suspect moved to prison  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been transferred from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to a facility at Fort Devens 2013 Apr.24   Boston manhunt officer remembered  Thousands of mourners have held a memorial for Sean Collier, a university police officer killed during the hunt for the Marathon bombing suspects 2013 Apr.22   Boston attack motive still unclear  No mention has been made of any possible motive for the Boston Marathon bombing in the charges filed against surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev   Boston Marathon suspect charged  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect, has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction, the US Department of Justice says   US awaits 'Boston bomber' charges  US federal prosecutors are preparing charges against the surviving Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as more details emerge of his capture 2013 Apr.21   Boston pair 'planned more attacks'  The Dzhokhar brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon were probably planning further attacks, the city's police commissioner has said 2013 Apr.20   US waits to question 'Boston bomber'  A top US interrogation group is waiting to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings 2013 Apr.19     Boston bombs suspect 'in custody' Map of Watertown USA
  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been taken into custody in a suburb of the city, police have said
 Gunfire was heard after Tsarnaev was found hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown
  Huge manhunt for Boston bomb suspect  People have been told to stay indoors amid a massive police manhunt for one of 2 brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings
 Police are hunting Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, after he escaped a shoot-out where another suspect, his brother, died
2013 Apr.18   Photos of Boston suspects released  The FBI has released photos of two suspects it wants to identify as part of the investigation into Monday's Boston Marathon bombings 2013 Apr.17   Boston bombs suspect 'seen on film'  Officials investigating the Boston Marathon bombings say they have found images of a potential suspect from surveillance camera footage   Pressure cooker clues to Boston bomb  Bombs that targeted the Boston Marathon on Monday may have been packed in pressure cookers, investigators say 2013 Apr.16   FBI reveals Boston bomb details  Images from the FBI probe into the deadly attack on the Boston Marathon have thrown light on the bombs used 2013 Apr.15   FBI probes Boston 'terror' blasts  An investigation is under way after two explosions near the finishing line of the Boston Marathon left 3 people dead and more than 100 injured     Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
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  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'


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2013 Feb.9   Snow-hit US states begin clear-up  Thousands of people across large swathes of the north-eastern United States and eastern Canada are clearing up after an intense snow storm   North-east US paralysed by snowstorm  A major snowstorm has brought swathes of the North-east US and eastern Canada to a standstill, leaving about 0.5 million homes without power
 Millions of people across New England have being warned to stay indoors. Many areas are under two feet of snow and more snowfalls are expected
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  Thick snow is blanketing the north-eastern US as a major storm cuts power to thousands of homes and plays havoc with transport schedules
 Millions of residents being warned to stay indoors
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2012 Dec.21   Bells toll for US school victims  People across the US have observed a moment of silence exactly a week after a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at a school in Connecticut 2012 Dec.17   School killings spark gun debate  Two pro-gun US senators have called for changes to firearm laws, as the first victims of the Newtown school shootings were buried in Connecticut 2012 Dec.15   US massacre victims identified  All 20 children who died in a shooting at a school in Connecticut were aged between six and seven, according to an official list of the dead   Newtown school gunman used rifle  The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook school used a rifle as his main weapon, the chief medical examiner says   School gunman 'forced his way in'  Adam Lanza who killed 20 children and six adults at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, forced his way into the building, police say 2012 Dec.14   Obama plea after school shooting  US President Barack Obama has called for 'meaningful action' in the wake of a shooting at a Connecticut school that left 27 dead, including 20 children     School shooting: Children among 27 killed
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  A gunman has killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The gunman, 20-year-old son of a teacher, also died
 Adam Ryan Lanza thought to have killed mother before the attack. 18 children were pronounced dead at the school, and two died after being taken to hospital


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2012 Oct.10   Dead Seal's mother rebukes Romney  The mother of an American killed in last month's Libya consulate attack has said his death has been used by the Romney campaign for political purposes 2012 Oct.4   Romney 'wins' US election debate  US Republican candidate Mitt Romney won the first of three televised debates with President Barack Obama, polls and analysts say

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2012 Sep.18   Romney: Palestinians don't want peace  A new secret video clip has emerged of remarks by Republican candidate Mitt Romney, saying the Palestinians are committed to Israel's destruction 2012 Sep.17       Romney taped at secret donor talk  A secretly filmed video has emerged showing Mitt Romney disparaging Barack Obama voters at a private donor dinner 2012 Sep.1   Mitt Romney visits hurricane zone  Mitt Romney has visited an emergency centre in hurricane-damaged Louisiana, a day after accepting the Republican nomination for US president

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2012 Aug.30   Romney vow to revive US 'promise'  Mitt Romney has pledged 'to restore the promise of America' as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the party's convention 2012 Aug.28       Ann Romney speaks at Republican Convention
Map of Tampa Florida  Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, has painted a personal portrait of her husband in a prime-time speech, on the day he became the presidential nominee 2012 Aug.11   Romney names Ryan as running mate  US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has named fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate in November's election
 Paul Ryan, 42, was elected to the House of Representatives at 28 and is currently a Republican congressman for Wisconsi


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2012 May.29   Romney clinches Republican nomination  Mitt Romney has won the Republican presidential primary in Texas and the remaining delegates needed to secure the party's nomination

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2012 Mar.20   Mitt Romney wins Illinois primary  Romney has won the Republican primary, 47% of the votes, his latest win on the road to decide who will contest November's poll against Obama 2012 Mar.6       Romney reaps Super Tuesday spoils
  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has crowned a string of victories with a wafer-thin win in the marquee swing state of Ohio

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2012 Feb.28   Romney secures primary victories  US Republican White House contender Mitt Romney has pulled off a double win in the Michigan and Arizona primaries 2012 Feb.11   Maine GOP chairman say Romney wins caucuses  Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster says Mitt Romney has won the Maine caucuses by a slim margin.

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2012 Jan.31       Romney scores big Florida victory   US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has won a clear victory in the Republican primary election in Florida, partial results indicate   Republican rivals in Florida vote  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is hoping for a big win over Newt Gingrich in Florida's high-stakes primary election 2012 Jan.30   Romney extends lead in Florida  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's surge ahead of rival Newt Gingrich continues in the polls, one day before Florida's primary election 2012 Jan.26   Republican rivals spar in debate  Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich clash sharply in the last TV debate before a crucial primary election in the state of Florida 2012 Jan.24   Wealthy Romney reveals 14% taxes  US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney expects to pay about $6.2m in taxes on income of $42.5m in the last two years 2012 Jan.21     S. Carolina: Gingrich triumphs over Romney
  Newt Gingrich has convincingly beaten Mitt Romney in primary election, the latest leg in the battle to be the Republican candidate 2012 Jan.10     Romney claims victory in New Hampshire
  Mitt Romney has taken a step closer to the Republican Party presidential nomination after claiming victory in the New Hampshire primary 2012 Jan.8   Romney under fire ahead of poll  US Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has come under fire from fellow contenders ahead of primary vote in the state of New Hampshire 2012 Jan.4   Republican rivals focus on New Hampshire  The remaining candidates vying for the US Republican presidential nomination have begun a week of campaigning ahead of New Hampshire primary     Romney defeats Santorum by 8 votes   Coming off a barely-there victory in the causes, Mitt Romney vowed to continue to focus his campaign on defeating Obama, rather than Santorum 2012 Jan.3   Romney and Santorum tied in caucuses  Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney have finished the Iowa caucuses in a virtual tie, with Santorum leading by 34 votes with 99% of the vote counted   Three-way race in Iowa caucuses  Preliminary results show a tight three-way contest between Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum, each with some 23% of votes

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2011 Oct.26   FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man  Rajat Gupta, 62, a former director at investment bank, has been taken into custody on charges relating to a hedge fund insider trading case 2011 Aug.29   Death toll from Irene keeps rising  Tropical Storm Irene has killed 38 people, and authorities warn that flooding could continue for up to three days in northern US states 2011 Jun.13   Republican 2012 hopefuls face off  7 Republican presidential hopefuls are attacking President Barack Obama's economic record in the first major debate of the 2012 campaign

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2010 Feb.7   Power plant blast 'causes mass casualties'  A huge explosion has rocked Kleen Energy plant. At least two people killed and many more injured 2010 Jan.19   Republicans win key US Senate election  Republican Scott Brown has won the race for the Senate seat in the state of Massachusetts left vacant by Edward Kennedy's death

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2009 Sep.16   Folk singer Mary Travers dead at 72  Mary Travers of 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary died from side effects of treatment from a bone-marrow transplant after battling leukemia 2009 Sep.14   Missing Yale student's body found  Authorities in the state say a body found inside a wall cavity at Yale University is that of missing student, Annie Le, 24 2009 Aug.29   Obama tribute to 'mentor' Kennedy  President Barack Obama has paid tribute to his 'friend and mentor', Senator Edward Kennedy, at the senator's funeral Mass 2009 Aug.27   Mourners bid farewell to Kennedy  Crowds have gathered to pay their respects to Edward Kennedy on the first of three days of ceremonies to commemorate the US senator 2009 Aug.25     Senator Edward Kennedy, 77, dies
  The Democratic Massachusetts senator, the brother of ex-President John F Kennedy, has died after battling a brain tumour
 Edward Kennedy became a member of the Senate in 1962 to replace his brother when he resigned to become president, and was re-elected 7 times
2009 Jul.16   Black Harvard professor arrested  Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was arrested at his home in and charged with disorderly conduct after Gates and his driver forced open his jammed front door 2009 Jan.27   Novelist Updike dies of cancer  Renowned novelist John Updike has died at the age of 76. He had been suffering from lung cancer

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2008 Sep.27   Paul Newman dies at 83  The legendary actor whose steely blue eyes, good-humored charm made him one of the most renowned figures in arts, has died of cancer
 He was star of films like The Sting and the Color of Money, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
2008 Feb.3   Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots  In one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history, New York shattered the New England Patriots' unbeaten season 17-14
 With a clock-chewing ground and relentness pressure on Tom Brady, the Giants have taken a 17-14 lead with 35 second left. Brady engineers an 81-yard drive in the 4th quarter to take a 14-10 lead
2008 Jan.8       Clinton wins Democratic primary   Democratic frontrunners were neck-and-neck in presidential primary. Clinton has 39% and Obama has 36%

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2007 Oct.28   Red Sox sweep to World Series title  Red Sox swept to their second title in 4 years with a 4-3 win over the Rockies in Game 4. Lowell was named MVP of the series
 After rallying from a 3-1 deficit against Cleveland in the AL championship, the Sox won 7 straight games and won their 7th World Series crown.
2007 Jun.3   US Democrats appear in TV debate  Democratic presidential contenders are in New Hampshire for their 2nd head-to-head live debate ahead of the 2008 election

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2005 Feb.11   Playwright Miller dies  The creator of The Crucible and Death of a Salesman has died at the age of 89 2005 Feb.6   Patriots win Super Bowl over Eagles  New England beat Philadelphia 24-21 to win third Super Bowl in four years

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2004 Nov.3       Kerry admits election defeat  Democratic challenger is giving President George W Bush a second term in office 2004 Oct.27   Boston won World Series title over St Louis  Red Sox sweep Cardinals for first World Series title in 86 years. Damon homered and Boston won 3-0 in Game 4 2004 Jul.29       Kerry accepting nomination  John Kerry pledges to fight for the US as candidate for the presidency in a speech to the Democratic convention 2004 Jul.26   Democrats open convention  Former President Carter warned 'Nation's soul' is at stake in election 2004 May.16   Massachusetts recognizes gay marriages  Massachusetts has become the first state to issue marriage licences to gay couples 2004 Feb.18   Dean quits presidential race  Former Vermont governor has announced that he is dropping out of the race to be the Democrats' candidate 2004 Feb.1   Patriots take Super Bowl  Vinatieri gave New England its second NFL championship with a thrilling 32-29 victory over the Carolina Panthers

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2003 Nov.18   Court rules against gay marriage ban  Massachusetts' highest court ruled that the state cannot deny gays the right to marry 2003 Nov.2     Gay bishop consecrated  Episcopal Church consecrates openly gay bishop Rev. Gene Robinson Sunday as bishop of the New Hampshire Diocese 2003 Feb.21   Death toll rises to 65 in club inferno  Search for bodies continuing. 160 people injured. Fire was breaking out during a pyrotechnics display at a rock concert 2003 Feb.20     96 killed in nightclub inferno
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  Band's pyrotechnics display igniting soundproofing material. Fire engulfed the wooden structure in 3 minutes


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2002 Feb.3   Patriots stun Rams, win Super Bowl  New England shocks St. Louis to win Super Bowl XXXVI, 20-17, by last-second finish. Brady was voted the game's MVP

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2001 Nov.25   Human embryo clone created  Advanced Cell Technology aim is to use the embryo as a source of stem cells 2001 Nov.21   94-year-old died from anthrax  Ottilie Lundgren has been diagnosed with inhalation anthrax 2001 May.24   Senator left GOP  James Jeffords of Vermont becomes an independent. Democrats poised to take over the Senat

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2000 Apr.19   Vermont approves same-sex unions  The measure will enable gay couples to entitle to rights and benefits available under to married couples