Tom Menino was the mayor to a city of champions

Mayor Menino and David Ortiz at Fenway Park during the 2013 AL Division Series. Mayor Menino loved sports. Especially baseball. The last time I saw him was in the Houghton Mifflin box at Fenway Park at the end of September, and he told me he was certain the Red Sox were going to re-sign Jon Lester this offseason. I told…

Apple’s Tim Cook says he is gay. Here’s a reminder that not everyone is pleased.

Now that Cook has come out, some people and groups who oppose LGBT rights have spoken out about Cook. “I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me,” Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in a Bloomberg Business week essay, discussing his sexual orientation for the first time in public. But the reaction to his announcement…

Renee Zellweger bumps ‘new look’ headlines with new film, Same Kind Of Different

SDFL/SPLASH NEWS Renee Zellweger stepped out over the weekend in Mississippi for the first time since she was the center of plastic surgery speculation. Renee Zellweger is not hiding from the cameras! The 45-year-old actress, who was the center of plastic surgery speculation last week at Elle magazine’s annual Women in Hollywood party, stepped out over the weekend for the first time…

Allegations of Mass SAT Cheating Delay Test Scores in China and South Korea

Students in China and Korea who took the SAT on October 11 will have their test scores delayed.  by Taboola All students living in China and South Korea who took the SAT on Oct. 11 will have their test scores delayed and reviewed due to allegations of widespread cheating, officials from the College Board and its global test administration and…

‘Boardwalk Empire’ Series Finale Recap: The Naked Emperor

Terence Winter, Steve Buscemi and co. serve up the most morally uncompromising finale of TV’s New Golden Age. Al Capone: Tell ‘em why you’re here, George. George Raft: We’re doing a crime picture. Capone: Set in Chicago. Paul Muni: That’s right. Capone: About? Muni: Kind of a Shakespearean drama. Man’s rise and fall. Capone: And he gets it in the end, right? Raft: Ah, that’s how they have…

Pakistan won’t allow India to resolve Kashmir dispute its own way: Aziz

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz blamed on Saturday India for wanting to resolve the Kashmir dispute in its own way, which he said Pakistan would not allow. “India wants to resolve the Kashmir dispute in its own way and Pakistan will not allow this Indian attempt to succeed,” he said while speaking…

Real Madrid vs Barcelona, El Clasico: live

Real Madrid vs Barcelona, El Clasico, La Liga – Latest score, news updates, live match report and result as Cristiano Ronaldo faces Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi REAL MADRID 0 BARCELONA 1 17 mins: Barca with a bit more of the ball now, but they lose it and here are the Whites. Marcelo orchestrating the break, slides it out to Ronaldo…

Jaylen Fryberg: Megan Silberger Was Hero Teacher Who Stopped His Massacre

Megan, a social studies teacher at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, heroically stopped the horrific shooting that took place in Washington on Oct. 24, by reportedly grabbing the 15-year-old gunman, Jaylen Fryberg’s, arm before anymore shots could be fired. According to a new report, she potentially saved dozens of lives.  Social studies teacher Megan Silberger heroically confronted Jaylen Fryberg, 15, as he fired bullets across Marysville-Pilchuck High School’s cafeteria on Oct. 24, preventing…

Only 12% of drone victims in Pakistan identified as militants: report

KARACHI: A recent research by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism found that only 12% of drone victims in Pakistan have been identified as militants. Moreover, the research also stated that fewer than 4% of the people killed have been identified as members of al Qaeda.   The research contradicts US Secretary of State John Kerry’s claim last year that only “confirmed terrorist targets…

Modi to address top military chiefs; Pak, Chinese violations could come up

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the country’s top military commanders for the first time on Friday at a conference during which he will outline his strategic vision and get a briefing on the overall security situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI The Combined Commanders’ conference of the three Services is expected to discuss ceasefire violations by…

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