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Boston mayor under fire after saying he would ‘blow up’ Detroit

Boston Mayor Tom Menino apologized this week after saying that he would like to go to Detroit and “blow up the place.” In an recent interview with The New York Times, Menino had been asked how he would handle Detroit’s bankruptcy if he were mayor. “I’d blow up the place…

At least 100 arrested at Occupy Boston protest

BOSTON (Reuters) – Tensions boiled over in the early hours of Tuesday in downtown Boston, where police arrested about 100 protesters after the Occupy Boston group expanded its footprint and was told by authorities to backtrack. Protesters said late on Monday that police had given participants an ultimatum to return to…