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Darrelle Revis was sent home Tuesday for tardiness

bostonglobe.com — FOXBOROUGH - Bill Belichick has a specific set of rules that his players must abide by, and Darrelle Revis discovered Tuesday that being a superstar doesn't buy you any leeway. Revis, playing his first season in New England following seven years with the Jets and Buccaneers, in New York and Tampa Bay, was absent from at Tuesday's practice, but not for health reasons.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @GlobeEricWilbur: Should have hired Jetsons taxi service RT @mattpep15: Patriots punish Revis for being late. @BenVolin has story bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/10…

Oct 22, 2014

Interesting RT@BenVolin: Sources: Belichick sent Revis home on Tuesday after Revis showed up late bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/10…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BenVolin: Sources: Belichick sent Revis home on Tuesday after Revis showed up late bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/10…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BenVolin: Sources: Belichick sent Revis home on Tuesday after Revis showed up late bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/10…

Oct 22, 2014

Oh boy. "@BenVolin: Sources: Belichick sent Revis home on Tuesday after Revis showed up late bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/10…

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Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?

bostonglobe.com — This article appears in the Oct. 26 issue of the Magazine. Congratulations to all the high-powered women who have made it to the top. You've done it. You've shattered the glass ceiling. You have it all. Now don't fall over the edge.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @leung: Female CEOs shatter the glass ceiling, only to find themselves on the "glass cliff." Why more women get fired bostonglobe.com/magazine/2014/…

Oct 22, 2014

Female CEOs shatter the glass ceiling, only to find themselves on the "glass cliff." Why more women get fired bostonglobe.com/magazine/2014/…

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Once-booming law firm Bingham McCutchen struggles for survival

bostonglobe.com — One of Boston's most prominent law firms - buffeted by partner defections, shrinking demand, and changes in the legal industry - is struggling to stay in business after a storied 123-year run of representing shipping magnates, bankers, and other corporate titans.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: One of Boston’s most prominent law firms, Bingham McCutchen LLP, is struggling to stay in business ow.ly/D9Yef by @fernandesglobe

Oct 22, 2014

.@BostonGlobe on Bingham: Too big, too fast, too much $$. Some partners chauffeured in Lincoln Town Cars to retreats. bostonglobe.com/business/2014/…

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Gunfire reported in Canada’s Parliament after person shot nearby

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Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: CLARIFICATION: @nytimes reporting Canadian soldier killed in attack at Parliament Hill in Ottawa b.globe.com/1uEYlfw

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: BREAKING: Canada police say shots also fired at a mall near Parliament ow.ly/DazMy

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Police say they are investigating several shooting incidents in downtown Ottawa ow.ly/DaviN

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Top spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Harper is safe and has left Parliament Hill. ow.ly/Dacvk

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Top spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Harper is safe and has left Parliament Hill. ow.ly/Dacvk

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16 years after Shepard beating, Wyoming, a conservative bastion, is latest to legalizes gay marriage

bostonglobe.com — CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of gay rights to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard continues to influence national perceptions. The gay college student was robbed, beaten, and left tied to a fence in freezing weather.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @gabrielarana: 16 yrs after Matthew Shepard beating, conservative bastion WY legalizes gay marriage. ow.ly/Daeec From @bobmoen

Oct 22, 2014

16 yrs after Matthew Shepard beating, conservative bastion WY legalizes gay marriage. ow.ly/Daeec From @bobmoen

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: 16 years after Matthew Shepard's beating death, Wyoming legalizes gay marriage b.globe.com/1uCkAmc pic.twitter.com/nGjouTy5iX

Oct 22, 2014

RT: @BostonGlobe 16 years after Matthew Shepard's beating death, Wyoming legalizes gay marriage b.globe.com/1uCkAmc

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Keene, N.H., police seek public’s help in identifying rioters

bostonglobe.com — Hoping to identify suspects from the riots that followed the annual Keene Pumpkin Festival last weekend, the Keene police have released two dozen photos of young people committing criminal offenses. The ruckus, which sent numerous people to the hospital, included people ripping street signs and lampposts from the ground, flipping a car, and setting several fires.
Oct 22, 2014

Know each one of these guys: They're each called Bro > Keene, N.H., police seek help in identifying alleged rioters bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Police hoping to ID suspects from the riots that followed the annual Keene Pumpkin Festival. b.globe.com/1uFLB8u pic.twitter.com/aPSXZ7LL0h

Oct 22, 2014

There apparently were "riots" at the Keene Pumpkin Festival. Is nothing sacred? bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Tom Brady thinks he can improve his mobility

bostonglobe.com — FOXBOROUGH - Tom Brady might be a 15-year veteran, but on Wednesday he talked about making improvements to his game as though he were a second-year starter. Brady was asked about the touchdown he threw to Danny Amendola against the Jets last week, a "scramble drill" play that saw Amendola work to stay open as Brady scanned the field and rolled to his left.
Oct 22, 2014

Tom Brady a threat to run? "I don’t have one cell in my body that ever tells me to run,” he says. bit.ly/1uFNYYP

Oct 22, 2014

We can tell... RT @shalisemyoung: Brady: 'I don't have one cell in my body that tells me to run' bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/10…

Oct 22, 2014

In sum, Tom Brady's gonna start juking people all over the field on 20-yard scampers: bit.ly/1DAO1Ma

Coffee is serious business in Rome

bostonglobe.com — VATICAN CITY - Catholic eyes turned toward Rome over the past two weeks, where cardinals and bishops are gathered at the Vatican to discuss a range of hot-button issues facing the family.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @mviser: “Cappuccino after dinner is like incest!” one Italian priest told @MikeOLoughlin. That - and more - on Vatican coffee bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food…

Oct 22, 2014

“Cappuccino after dinner is like incest!” one Italian priest told @MikeOLoughlin. That - and more - on Vatican coffee bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food…

Oct 22, 2014

“Cappuccino after dinner is like incest!” That, and more, about coffee in Rome. bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food…

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Bond granted to 2 Afghan military officers

bostonglobe.com — A federal immigration judge said Wednesday that two Afghan military officers who disappeared from Camp Edwards last month could be released on $25,000 bond as they pursue asylum in the United States, according to federal immigration officials.
Oct 22, 2014

!--> @BostonGlobe 2 Afghan military officers who disappeared from Camp Edwards in Sept could be released on $25K bond b.globe.com/1yZ7Uwv

Massachusetts transportation secretary Richard Davey

bostonglobe.com — My Morning Cup features the coffee rituals that most of us have. People from all walks of life - from US senators to ballplayers, subway drivers to college professors - have submitted entries that will run each day. Here, we reached Richard Davey by e-mail. Richard A.
Oct 22, 2014

Rich Davey's most memorable cup of coffee: "Last August, on safari, in the middle of the Okavanga Delta." Ditto! bit.ly/10n6P3u

Oct 22, 2014

Impeach RT @gintautasd: In outgoing Transpo Sec. Davey's last days, a scandal emerges: He hates iced coffee. bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food…

Oct 22, 2014

In outgoing Transpo Sec. Davey's last days, a scandal emerges: He hates iced coffee. bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food…

MassDOT awards Red, Orange Line car contract to China-controlled company

bostonglobe.com — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation board of directors unanimously approved the award of a $566.6 million contract for Red and Orange Line cars to a China-controlled railcar and locomotive manufacturer, despite concerns from human rights activists about the company's ties to the Chinese government.
Oct 22, 2014

MassDOT awards Red, Orange Line car contract to China-controlled company bit.ly/1vOi68J

Oct 22, 2014

MassDOT awards Red, Orange Line car contract to China-controlled company bit.ly/1uGknOQ

Health & wellness

bostonglobe.com — Interest in the Ebola outbreak continues to climb, as more and more Americans are fearful they and their loved ones will be exposed to the virus, according to a national survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.

Images, reports from Ottawa shooting

bostonglobe.com — Continue reading below At least one person has been injured in a shooting at the Ottawa War Memorial, and there are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Below are images and reports from the scene. Shots fired at War Memorial at 9:52am today; one person injured.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: BREAKING: More images, reports from Ottawa shooting inside the halls of Parliament. b.globe.com/1yYiSSX

Oct 22, 2014

:\ RT @BostonGlobe: BREAKING: More images, reports from Ottawa shooting inside the halls of Parliament. b.globe.com/1yYiSSX

Legendary Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee dies at age 93

bostonglobe.com — Ben Bradlee, whose quarter century as executive editor of The Washington Post made him a legendary figure in US journalism, died Tuesday at his home in Washington. He was 93. His death was confirmed by the Post, the newspaper he led.
Oct 22, 2014

“ 'I’d give my left one for it' ''...He was not referring to his arm" from Globe's Mark Feeney's Ben Bradlee obit bostonglobe.com/news/nation/20…

Oct 22, 2014

Ben Bradlee made @washingtonpost splashy, sassy, exhilaratingly uneven - and great. Superb obit by Mark Feeney bit.ly/1orNfho

Oct 22, 2014

RT @ron_miller: Legendary Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee dies at age 93 - The Boston Globe ow.ly/D9se6 <<RIP, Ben Bradlee.

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Biogen Idec reports death of patient that had taken its multiple sclerosis pill Tecfidera

bostonglobe.com — Biogen Idec Inc. said Wednesday that a patient who had taken its multiple sclerosis pill Tecfidera for more than four years died after getting a rare brain infection, sending shares of the Cambridge biotechnology company falling on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
Oct 22, 2014

PML scare: @biogenidec reports first case of brain infection, and subsequent death, of patient taking Tecfidera pill. bostonglobe.com/business/2014/…

David Ortiz playing a starring role in Series again

bostonglobe.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - David Ortiz admitted acknowledged he was nervous before Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. Playing in the World Series has never been a problem for Big Papi. But this time he was a pre- and postgame analyst for Fox Sports.

Merger completed, Tufts-Lowell General network looks to expand

bostonglobe.com — Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital completed their merger this week and are seeking additional health care organizations to expand their new network. The hospitals have formed a new parent company called Wellforce. So far, Wellforce includes just the two hospitals, but executives said Wednesday that the company's future acquisitions may include hospitals, doctors groups, or other health care businesses.

Former Times editor Jill Abramson speaks at BU

bostonglobe.com — Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times who lost her spot on the masthead in an abrupt shakeup last spring, made a rare public-speaking appearance at BU Monday. A visiting lecturer at Harvard these days, Abramson sat down with David Carr, the Times media critic and newly minted professor in BU's College of Communications.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @dancow: This is…going to fail RT @NiemanLab: Jill Abramson and Steve Brill are working on a journalism startup nie.mn/1r8d29C

Oct 21, 2014

RT @carr2n: Former Times editor Jill Abramson speaks at BU bit.ly/1x4rIuf Reveals working on "killer journalism" site w/Steve Brill

Oct 21, 2014

RT @carr2n: Former Times editor Jill Abramson speaks at BU bit.ly/1x4rIuf Reveals working on "killer journalism" site w/Steve Brill

Oct 21, 2014

"@carr2n: Former Times editor Jill Abramson speaks at BU bit.ly/1x4rIuf Reveals working on "killer journalism" site w/Steve Brill"

Oct 21, 2014

RT @carr2n: Former Times editor Jill Abramson speaks at BU bit.ly/1x4rIuf Reveals working on "killer journalism" site w/Steve Brill

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