BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - May 9, 2014 May 09, 2014 Here are the top political headlines from BostonGlobe.com today: Brunei’s harsh new legal code at odds with US goals: The small country’s draconian system of legal punishment has put Secretary of State John Kerry on the defensive. Bryan Bender reports. Patrick pushes improvements at Bridgewater hospital: The governor and senior staff members said the state is looking to reduce the facility’s overreliance on restraining mentally ill men. Michael Rezendes details the latest. State Senate offers wide attack on opioids: Chamber leaders are frustrated at what they called a fragmented response to a rash of overdoses. Brian MacQuarrie reports.