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Keller @ Large: Ruling Raises Questions About U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz

BOSTON (CBS) – Remember the Massachusetts Probation Department scandal, the 2014 case where three former department officials were convicted of federal racketeering charges?

A federal appeals court has thrown out their convictions, and you might find… 261 more words


Appeals Court Throws Out Convictions In Probation Jobs Case

BOSTON (AP) — The convictions of former state probation commissioner John O’Brien and two former deputies were overturned Monday by an appeals court, which said prosecutors failed to prove a scheme to favor politically connected job candidates was a federal crime. 385 more words


An Open Letter To John O'Brien Of Catholics For Choice

Exactly what qualifies you to speak for the Catholic Church on abortion and conscience. You basically stated that the unpopularity of the church’s position on contraception proves that it is wrong. 629 more words

Thug banged up after attacking people with wooden pole during Dover protests

A protester who attacked people with a wooden pole during disturbances in Dover has been jailed for 15 months.

John O’Brien, 40, of Paddock Street in Oswaldthistle, near Blackburn, was sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court on Friday August 5 having previously pleaded guilty to violent disorder. 166 more words


Feerick, Collins and Deasy named on Munster U14 team, Lyons misses out in Irish Seniors Close

Ronan Feerick (Mallow), Zak Collins (Douglas) and Mel Deasy (Bantry Bay) were all named on the Munster Under 14 interprovincial team today, in advance of the interpro’s which take place on Tullamore in two weeks time. 157 more words

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Lyons retains lead at Irish Seniors Close

Pat Lyons (Cork Golf Club) has retained his lead after the second round of the Irish Seniors Close at Tralee today.  Lyons shot a three over par 75, on the second consecutive day that no player in the field managed to break par.   152 more words

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Only Australians would recognize this tongue-in-cheek quotation from a gifted Aussie priest and humorist whose pen-name was John O’Brien and whose collection of verse is entitled “Around the Boree Log”. 359 more words