Paris attacks prompt European terror sweep

After years of wor­rying about the poten­tial for terror attacks as hun­dreds of fighters returned from Syria with fresh combat skills, Euro­pean secu­rity offi­cials mobi­lized yes­terday, swooping in on the […]

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Defiance, fear after massacre in Paris

Max Abrahms, a ter­rorism ana­lyst and pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said, “I’m wor­ried that there is another plot devel­oping now that hasn’t hap­pened yet. These attacks are really inevitable and […]

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Sony hack opens door

As North Korea ratchets up its threats against the United States, promising “serious” con­se­quences if Wash­ington rejects its offer to help inves­ti­gate the cyber­at­tack against Sony Pic­tures, a local analyst […]

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Charlie Baker’s tears could sway undecideds

Some polit­ical observers say they doubt Baker’s dis­play of emo­tion is the kind of thing that could swing the elec­tion or, as North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fessor Alan Schroeder put it, that […]

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Growing number of discouraged unemployed

New jobs data reveal a rising number of Mass­a­chu­setts res­i­dents dis­cour­aged with their employ­ment prospects — even as others started looking for work again, in a sign of an uneven […]

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FBI warning: ISIS targeting more U.S. journalists

Edith Flynn, ter­rorism expert and pro­fessor emer­itus at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said high-​​​​profile jour­nal­ists have always been con­sid­ered prime tar­gets for terror groups. “Just the idea of killing a well-​​​​known news anchor […]

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Job prospects looking up

In Sep­tember, the labor force increased for a third straight month, as people began to become more con­fi­dent in the chances of finding a job. “Labor force growth has been very […]

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