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Sunday August 13rd, 2023 day edition

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A Boston doctor has been arrested and charged with allegedly masturbating and exposing himself while sitting next to 14-year-old teenage girl while flying.

The doctor, identified by the United States Attorney's Office in the District of Massachusetts as Sudipta Mohanty, 33, was charged on Thursday.

Mohanty was arrested Thursday and released on conditions after an initial appearance in federal court in Boston.

According to the charging documents, Mohanty, an internal medicine and primary care doctor in Boston, was allegedly seated next to a 14-year-old girl on a flight from Honolulu to Boston on May 27, 2022.

The teen allegedly observed that his leg was bouncing up and down.

Shortly after, the teenager observed that the blanket was on the floor and Mohanty was allegedly masturbating.

"If you engage in the type of illicit behavior alleged here, you will be caught and held accountable wherever it happens. »

Iran protests: Teen girl Sonia Sharifi 'abducted' and 'tortured' by Iranian forces for second time

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A teenage girl who cheered for victory after being released from Iranian detention says she has been abducted and beaten by the regime for a second time.

Now, eight months on, Sonia has shared an image of a head wound she says she suffered at the hands of Iranian security forces when they detained her again.

Image: Sonia shared this image of a wound on her head after she says she was abducted by Iranian security forces. »

Massachusetts Adopts Universal Free Meals For All Public School Kids

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Massachusetts has joined a growing number of states in passing legislation to grant free meals to all public school kids.

From that budget, approximately $172 million in permanent funding will be put toward free school meals for students in kindergarten through high school.

But the new meals program will save families about $1,200 per student each year, according to state Senate President Karen Spilka. »

Beloved TMNT graphic novel The Last Ronin is becoming a video game

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Like the comic, The Last Ronin video game adaptation will be a darker, more mature take on the typically colorful Ninja Turtles, according to Doug Rosen, senior vice president for games and emerging media at Paramount Global, the rights holders for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

The identity of that lone remaining Ninja Turtle was something of a mystery when The Last Ronin comic series was announced.

The Last Ronin video game adaptation is being developed by an unnamed studio, and is likely a “few years off” from release, Rosen said. »