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 2018-07-23 15:58 

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60 went on hunger strike in ICE detention in Dartmouth, Mass....

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — At least 60 immigration detainees went on a hunger strike at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Dartmouth last week. Families for Freedom, an immigrant organization in New York, said that detainees began r...

 2018-07-23 13:55 

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2 victims and gunman dead in Toronto shooting...

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting in Toronto (all times local):7:00 a.m.Ontario's police watchdog says a second person is dead after gunman shot 14 people in Toronto's Greektown neighborhood.A spokeswoman for the province's Sp...

 2018-07-23 12:08 

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Iran dismisses Trump's explosive threat to country's leader...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians on Monday shrugged off the possibility that a bellicose exchange of words between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart could escalate into military conflict, but expressed growing concern America's step...

 2018-07-23 12:02 

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Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 1...

TORONTO (AP) — A man firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes as he walked along a Toronto street shot 14 people, killing one of them, before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police late Sunday, police said.Police Chief Mark Saunders did n...

 2018-07-23 00:10 

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Political Scene: Morgan says top aide to Mattiello asked her to attack Raimondo...

On one occasion, the House Republican leader said, Leo Skenyon, chief of staff for Nicholas Mattiello, encouraged her to denounce as "worthless'' the "red flag" executive order that Raimondo signed a week and a half after the Parkland,...

 2018-07-22 15:43 

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4 people hospitalized in bar brawl...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Several people have been hospitalized from injuries sustained in a Rhode Island brawl.Police say they responded to reports of a fight around 1 a.m. Sunday near a Cranston bar, and found one person was shot.A second person was h...

 2018-07-22 15:05 

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Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police said they were trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and wound another woman before he crashed his car and ran into a busy supermarket, where he held dozens of people hostage in a tense standoff w...

 2018-07-22 02:41 

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Trump's week: Wild swings and walk-backs...

WASHINGTON — Executive time began early on Thursday, just after sunrise.Feeling exasperated and feisty as he awoke in the White House residence, President Donald Trump fired off his grievances on Twitter about how the media had been covering his Hel...

 2018-07-21 15:41 

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Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'...

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal."Trump was responding to the revelation that former attorney Mi...

 2018-07-20 13:18 

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More than 300 older children split at border are reunited...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that it has reunified 364 children ages 5 and older with their families after they were separated at the border, still leaving hundreds to go before a court-imposed deadline a week away.The Jus...

 2018-07-19 19:14 

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Tornado recorded in Conn., near R.I. border, during Tuesday storms...

A tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon in Connecticut, about 20 miles from the Rhode Island border, the National Weather Service has confirmed."We concluded that a small tornado did occur in the eastern part of the town of Ashford," the weather ...

 2018-07-19 13:23 

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Police: 2 children suffer bites in possible shark attacks off Fire Island...

ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Two children were bitten in the leg in the waters off New York's Fire Island on Wednesday in possible shark attacks, prompting beach closings, authorities said.Suffolk County police said they were investigating the separate in...

 2018-07-19 03:09 

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Brexit, tariffs haven't soured trade prospects, British trade official says...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As officials in Rhode Island and the United Kingdom are preparing for trade missions this fall in which businesses from each will travel to the other, international politics casts question marks over the future trade.As Britain co...

 2018-07-19 00:58 

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People: Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'...

NEW YORK — Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.Hachette Books confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former New Jersey governor's "Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon...

 2018-07-18 18:22 

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Trump says 'no,' Russia not still targeting US...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was asked at the end of a Cabinet meeting if Russia was still targeting the United States. The president said, "no," contradicting recent warnings from his top intelligence chief.Trump's comment c...

 2018-07-18 16:55 

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Joe Trillo: Commenting on Trump is 'a trap for me'...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A candidate for governor of Rhode Island who served as President Donald Trump's state campaign chairman is refusing to wade into the latest controversy involving the president.Joe Trillo, a former Republican state lawmake...

 2018-07-18 03:17 

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Car crashes into Warwick house, two sent to hospital...

WARWICK, R.I. — Two people were sent to the hospital after a motor vehicle crashed into a house Tuesday night, the Warwick Police said.The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. when a vehicle hit the house at 835 Warwick Ave., sending two women —...

 2018-07-18 02:07 

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With Trump endorsement, Alabama Congresswoman tries to fend off GOP primary challenge...

MILLBROOK, Ala. (AP) — Having once turned her back on Donald Trump, a Republican congresswoman from Alabama is fighting for her political career in the heart of Trump country in a Tuesday runoff election that tests anew the influence of the presiden...

 2018-07-17 16:22 

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Late-night hosts skewer Trump's news conference with Putin...

Here are just some of the topics that Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers all mocked Monday's news conference with President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-17 12:03 

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Severe thunderstorms with hail, damaging winds possible this afternoon...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across much of Southern New England this afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service says.The greatest threat is to northern and western Massachusetts and northern ...

 2018-07-17 01:04 

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Local politicians agree: Trump should believe U.S. intelligence, not Putin...

U.S. Sen. Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders criticize President Trump for his apparent willingness to believe a denial by Russian President Putin over findings of U.S. intelligence agencies....

 2018-07-16 23:36 

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U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, and opponents Whitehouse and Flanders agree: Trump should believe U.S. intelligence, not Putin...

U.S. Sen. Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders criticize President Trump for his apparent willingness to believe a denial by Russian President Putin over findings of U.S. intelligence agencies....

 2018-07-16 21:12 

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Opponents Whitehouse, Flanders agree: Trump should believe U.S. intelligence, not Putin...

U.S. Sen. Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders criticize President Trump for his apparent willingness to believe a denial by Russian President Putin over findings of U.S. intelligence agencies....

 2018-07-16 19:40 

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The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates...

Doubts about the ongoing tariff battle and about the administration's agenda on health care, spending and immigration have changed the terrain. Rather than back the president and Republicans, the Midwest has begun to flirt with candidates who would ke...

 2018-07-16 19:36 

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Trump offers little pushback to Putin's denial of interference...

HELSINKI - President Donald Trump cast doubt on the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, saying after his summit here Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the autocrat gave him a &...

 2018-07-16 19:36 

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Lawmakers call Trump's performance 'bizarre,' 'shameful'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," ''shameful" and a "miss...

 2018-07-16 19:32 

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Second victim of Weymouth shooting identified...

George Camacho said he remembered Vera Adams greeting him and his two children with a big smile when they'd stop at her house while trick-or-treating every Halloween.He didn't know her well, but Camacho said she had a positive influence on their S...

 2018-07-16 19:25 

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Video helps police capture Providence homicide suspect...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Investigators identified a suspect in a fatal July 1 shooting with the help of two witnesses and video surveillance that shows the homicide as it happened, a state prosecutor said Monday.Arnold Evans, a 36-year-old Providence resident,...

 2018-07-16 12:14 

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Woonsocket man shot in Worcester...

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island man was shot in the head in Massachusetts, but is expected to survive.Authorities say a 19-year-old Woonsocket man was shot in the head in Worcester, and is being treated at St. Vincent Hospital.Police were not...

 2018-07-15 20:30 

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Mass. police officer, occupant of nearby home shot and killed...

WEYMOUTH, Mass. Weymouth Police Officer Michael C. Chesna, was shot several times and killed with his own gun Sunday morning. He was first disabled when the suspect hit him in the head with a large stone. The suspect then took the officer's gun and sh...

 2018-07-15 14:46 

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Summit fever: Trump reaches for big moment with Putin...

HELSINKI — A face-to-face sit-down with a long-feared foe. Endless media hype. Huge ratings.Although President Donald Trump has met with Russia's Vladimir Putin twice before, he is eager to recreate in Finland the heady experience that he had la...

 2018-07-15 14:46 

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'I hadn't thought' of asking Putin to extradite indicted Russian agents, Trump says...

HELSINKI — President Donald Trump said in a new interview airing Sunday that he hadn't thought of pressing Russian President Vladimir Putin on extraditing the dozen Russian officials charged with hacking Democratic emails, while continuing to bl...

 2018-07-15 02:33 

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R.I. congressional candidate Caiozzo backs Trump's NATO stance...

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. — Republican congressional candidate Sal Caiozzo is backing President Donald Trump's NATO stance.Caiozzo, who is challenging U.S. Rep. James Langevin in the state's 2nd Congressional District, issued a statement Saturday...

 2018-07-15 01:45 

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President, advisers divided on Russia...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's persistence in pursuing friendly ties with Vladimir Putin has highlighted a growing disconnect within his administration over Russia policy.Trump speaks fondly of Putin and a desire for better relations with...

 2018-07-14 19:48 

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US official: No signs Russia targeting elections like 2016...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. homeland security secretary said on Saturday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.Department of H...

 2018-07-14 18:39 

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R.I Congressional candidate Caiozzo backs Trump NATO stance...

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. — Republican Congressional candidate Sal Caiozzo is backing President Donald Trump's NATO stance.Caiozzo, who is challenging U.S. Rep. James Langevin in the state's 2nd Congressional District, issued a statement Saturday...

 2018-07-14 03:27 

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Reed, Langevin call on Trump to cancel Putin meeting...

Members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation and a GOP contender for the U.S. Senate reacted Friday to the announcement that 12 Russian intelligence officers have been charged with hacking the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Par...

 2018-07-14 02:14 

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Scituate artist's mural highlights toll of family separation along U.S.-Mexico border...

SCITUATE — Photographer and artist Frances Tulk-Hart has found a memorable way to express her empathy for families split up in the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border: She's creating a mural depicting the thousands of children separated from the...

 2018-07-14 00:06 

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WH: War on poverty is 'largely over'...

The White House has declared the War on Poverty "largely over and a success," arguing there are few truly poor Americans and that those who remain on government aid should be pushed toward private employment.But poverty experts say President Donal...

 2018-07-13 22:55 

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To her, it's not the 'Forgotten War'...

Hannah Kim, the daughter of South Korean immigrants, has been on a three-month tour of Korean War memorials in the U.S. The goal of this journey is to raise awareness and funds to help build a Wall of Remembrance at the National Korean War Memorial in Was...

 2018-07-13 21:53 

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132 die in Pakistan election violence ahead of Sharif return...

The deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed at least 132 people, including a candidate, on Friday just before the arrest of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his return to the country....

 2018-07-13 21:11 

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Pakistani official says death toll from suicide bombing at election rally has jumped to 128...

ISLAMABAD -- Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif flew home to start a 10-year prison sentence Friday, hours after a bombing at an election rally killed at least 128 people, heightening security concerns for the country's already fraught natio...

 2018-07-13 19:50 

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Lawyer: State police failed to preserve 1,440 hours of video in Carnevale residency case...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A lawyer for a former state lawmaker accused of lying about where he lives told a Superior Court judge Friday that the state police lost 1,440 hours of surveillance video that is crucial to the case.William C. Dimitri filed a moti...

 2018-07-13 19:10 

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Reed, Democrats call on Trump to cancel Putin summit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat in the Senate is calling on President Donald Trump to cancel his coming meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin in the wake of new charges that 12 Russian intelligence officers hacked into Democratic email account...

 2018-07-13 17:20 

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12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election...

Rosenstein, who said he had briefed President Donald Trump on the indictment, said there was no allegation that the hacking altered any vote count or that any Americans were knowingly in communication with any of the Russian officers....

 2018-07-13 17:03 

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Man arrested in Boston will be charged with murder in fatal Providence shooting...

Police Thursday arrested a man in a July 1 shooting death in Providence.Arnold Evans, 36, was arrested in Boston Thursday and will be sent to Providence to face a murder charge, Providence Police Maj. David Lapatin said Friday.Evans will face charges of m...

 2018-07-13 17:01 

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Woonsocket nonprofit gives a boost to families in one of Rhode Island's neediest communities...

From childcare, preschool and afterschool programs, to summer camps, a food pantry, workforce development and help with filing taxes, CCF is embedded in the community and has served as a launching pad for thousands of children entering the school system....

 2018-07-13 03:12 

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Trump blasts May in interview published during his first official visit to Britain...

LONDON - After Prime Minister Theresa May rolled out the red carpet at Blenheim Palace on Thursday night for President Donald Trump's first official visit to Britain, a London tabloid published an explosive interview in which Trump blasted May's c...

 2018-07-13 03:00 

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FBI agent clashes with Republicans over anti-Trump text messages...

WASHINGTON — An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias vigorously defended himself Thursday at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, fin...

 2018-07-13 00:08 

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Manafort moved from 'VIP' jail to one that is past home to spies, terrorists...

Paul Manafort has been moved, over his objections, to a new jail with a history of illustrious guests.Officials confirm the former Trump campaign chairman was booked Thursday morning into the Alexandria Detention Center, a complex of brick buildings just ...

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