A New Bedford teen was shot in the head when she swatted a 9mm semiautomatic pistol being held by a Hyde Park man while both were attending a private party in a Boston hotel room in February, prosecutors said.
SouthCoast residents from Taunton, Fall River, and New Bedford — including one man out on bail — were among 17 people arrested in a large-scale drugs bust by the FBI, DEA, and local law enforcement across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts Thursday.
The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled sanctions against a cryptocurrency exchange over its alleged role in enabling illegal payments from ransomware attacks, officials said, part of a broader crackdown on the growing threat.
The Taliban have asked to address world leaders at the United Nations in New York this week and nominated their Doha-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen as Afghanistan's U.N. ambassador, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
Investors are worried that a China Evergrande Group debt default could send shock waves through the Chinese and global economies, similar to the fallout from Lehman Brothers on the United States and world economies in 2008.