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Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

Editor's note: The Associated Press had gone to court to compel the release of documents from the 2005 deposition in a sexual lawsuit against comedian Bill Cosby filed by a former Temple University employee. In his sworn testimony, Cosby was asked, "When you got the quaaludes, was it in your mind that you were going to use these quaaludes for young women that you wanted to have sex with?" He answered "Yes." Cosby has never been criminally charged but has been accused by more than two dozen women of sexual misconduct dating back more than four decades. Three women have brought a defamation lawsuit against him in Massachusetts, which is pending. Cosby's lawyers had fought AP's efforts to unseal this testimony, arguing it could prejudice the jury pool in Massachusetts. - Stephanie

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Photo: Storms moving off New England coast, just off Vineyard Sound in Massachusetts - @weatherchannel

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Small-plane crash in Plainville, MA, June 2015

A small plane has crashed into a house in Plainville, Ma.; police say home is 'fully engulfed' in blaze - @AP

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Boston, MA, US

RT @ChrisARoach: #BREAKING Remains of female toddler found on Deer Island @MassStatePolice confirm live right now on #wcvb - @WCVB


US Northeast storms, June 23, 2015

National Weather Service representatives to conduct storm survey along Massachusetts-Rhode Island border to see damage caused by Tuesday's storms - @NWSBoston

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Boston, MA, US

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, is having prostate cancer surgery Friday at Massachusetts General Hospital - @nielslesniewski

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Brandon Spikes

Photo: List of charges Brandon Spikes faces for Foxborough car crash - @WCVB


Brandon Spikes

Massachusetts State Police say New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was driving negligently when he struck SUV and left scene of accident - @WMUR9


Fight against Islamic State militants

Massachusetts mother of American who died fighting Islamic State alongside Turkish Kurds says her son left home around 4 months ago - @NBCNews

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Belchertown, MA, US

Keith Truehart, on Massachusetts Most Wanted list for allegedly assaulting infant last November, captured in Belchertown - @fox25news

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont until 8 pm ET; damaging wind, large hail possible - @NWSSPC

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Massachusetts, US

#BREAKING: @Baystate_Health announces job cuts, other workforce reductions - http://t.co/sYc5P2Rxk5 - @WMassNews


Boston anti-terrorism investigation

Editor's note: Both @ABC and @CNN are reporting, via sources, that Usaama Rahim, the suspect killed by police during a Boston anti-terrorism investigation, had been plotting to travel to New York to attack blogger Pamela Geller. An affidavit filed by an FBI agent only said that Rahim had originally planned to behead someone outside Massachusetts but changed that plan Tuesday to focus on killing a police officer. - Jillian

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Boston anti-terrorism investigation

Massachusetts man slain by police in terrorism investigation discussed killing police officers 'randomly,' according to FBI affidavit - @Reuters

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Boston anti-terrorism investigation

Update: Victim in Roslindale, Mass., officer-involved shooting dies at hospital - @fox25news

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Massachusetts, US

Body found under layers of cement Friday confirmed to be missing Worcester, Mass., man - @fox25news


Massachusetts, US

Massachusetts judge orders parishioners of a Roman Catholic church who have occupied the building for more than a decade to end their vigil by next week - @Reuters

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont until 7 pm ET; hail, damaging winds possible - @NWSSPC

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Massachusetts, US

Authorities report 8 people injured when rough waters hit whale watch boat off Massachusetts - @NBCConnecticut

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US meningitis outbreak 2012

Judge approves $200 million settlement for victims of 2012 meningitis outbreak caused by Massachusetts compounding pharmacy - @AP

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