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BOSTON (AP) — Police have located a $40,000 violin that had been accidentally left by its owner at a Boston train station. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police say the violin was recovered Tuesday night. The 1855 George Gemunder instrument along with a $6,000 bow is expected to be...
BOSTON (AP) — The state, the city and private businesses have reached a deal to fund a downtown Boston park built after an elevated highway that cut through the city was torn down and replaced by a subterranean roadway. The state Transportation Department on Monday outlined a six-year plan to...
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — The FBI is offering $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of an alleged Massachusetts gang leader who is charged with a 2012 murder. Steven C. Touch, of Lynn, is charged in connection with a deadly robbery in Lynn on July 7, 2012. Two men have already been convicted...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held steady in early trading Wednesday after the price of oil stabilized. Markets elsewhere around the world were mixed, while stocks in mainland China got a small boost after they got the OK to join a widely followed index of emerging-market stocks. KEEPING...
PARIS (AP) — French police detained four family members of a man who was killed after ramming his car into a Paris police convoy, as authorities struggled Tuesday to explain how the Champs-Elysees attacker was able to keep his gun permit despite being monitored for links to extremism. The Paris...
LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be able to attend the queen’s speech, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, was admitted as a precautionary measure and is in good spirits, the palace said....
LONDON (AP) — Neighbors and acquaintances described the man who allegedly attacked a group of Muslim worshippers as an unemployed lout who was drinking heavily and making anti-Muslim remarks in the days before the attack — details to be closely examined as the investigation widened Tuesday. The...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium tightened security even more on Wednesday to counter fears that lone attackers could strike anywhere and at any time, a day after a failed bombing by a man shouting “Allahu akbar” at a Brussels train station put the nation on edge. A soldier killed the attacker, who had...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand lawmaker accused of making secret recordings of a staff member and then lying about what he did says he will quit when his term expires in September. Todd Barclay announced Wednesday he won’t run in the upcoming election. He said he didn’t want the...
BEIJING (AP) — A White House official says the Chinese government has invited Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner to visit Beijing later this year. It’s not clear whether President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law would accept the invitation, or when a trip would be. The official commented...

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