Boston Globe columnist: Attacks on Black Lives Matter show ‘racism is Trump’s comfort food’

Boston Globe columnist: Attacks on Black Lives Matter show ‘racism is Trump’s comfort food’

Boston Globe columnist Renée Graham tells Ali Velshi Donald Trump’s recent attacks on Black Lives Matter protesters are a move of desperation because “he has nothing else to hang this campaign on.” Yamiche Alcindor, White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour, adds Donald Trump’s return to racist attacks may indicate he “is starting to acknowledge that …

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Nam Tai rejects activist fund IsZo’s push to call for special meeting

Nam Tai rejects activist fund IsZo’s push to call for special meeting

BOSTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Nam Tai Property Inc on Wednesday pushed back against IsZo Capital’s campaign to replace members on its board, saying the activist investor misunderstands its business and that its nominees are not qualified to guide the China-based real estate company. “The actions taken by IsZo risk derailing the progress the Company …

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Kucherov, Lightning beat Capitals in East round-robin play

Kucherov, Lightning beat Capitals in East round-robin play

Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)TORONTO (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored a goal in the first period and the winner in the shootout to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 …

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NHL Playoff Picture 2020: Round-Robin Predictions and Teams to Watch

NHL Playoff Picture 2020: Round-Robin Predictions and Teams to Watch

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated PressThe two Stanley Cup Final participants from 2019 have more difficult paths to earning the No. 1 seeds in their respective conferences after they were upended Sunday.The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues were the first teams to face disadvantages in the round-robin games, which will decide the top four seeds in …

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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Give Celtics Bright Future Beyond Orlando Bubble

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Give Celtics Bright Future Beyond Orlando Bubble

Ashley Landis/Associated PressJayson Tatum took the court on Sunday for the Boston Celtics with a different look from the curls he’d cultivated since the team’s arrival in Orlando, Florida. He had intended to cut his hair before the Celtics’ opening loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, but his mother and grandmother insisted he play …

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Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

An appeals court ruling overturning the death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has raised familiar questions about whether he can receive fair trial in a city that remains traumatized by the 2013 attackBy JIM MUSTIAN and WILSON RING Associated PressAugust 1, 2020, 7:34 PM5 min read “Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry …

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Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

“Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry more than seven years after the marathon bombing killed three people and injured more than 260 others, a federal appeals court noted as it threw out the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.But even as the ruling opened old wounds, it raised familiar questions about whether Tsarnaev can receive …

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