Man gets life for killing 2 engaged doctors in their condo

BOSTON (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing two doctors to death in their luxury Boston condominium was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole. Bampumim Teixeira, 33, requested not to be in the courtroom when the sentence was handed down because he said he wouldn’t control himself. Instead, he observed from another room…

By NIKESHOE December 14, 2019 0

Democrats say they won't cross picket line over union conflict at debate host site

WASHINGTON – All of the Democratic presidential candidates slated to attend next week’s primary debate may skip it due to ongoing local union negotiations at Loyola Marymount University, the site of the debate.  Unite Here Local 11, which represents 150 cooks, dishwashers, cashiers, and servers at the university, will picket next Thursday ahead of the debate and…

By NIKESHOE December 14, 2019 0

Turns out I'm Jewish after all

Being Jewish has become hard again. After decades when Jews in America permitted themselves to believe they had finally found a welcoming home in a majority Christian, creedally universalist country, things have begun to shift in familiar and terrifying ways. Jews have been murdered in synagogues and kosher delis in the United States. They are…

By NIKESHOE December 14, 2019 0