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Justice
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A settlement agreement has been signed with the state over the federal lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice filed in December over the failure of the state Department of Human Services to provide SNAP food stamp benefits on time to needy families due to the tangled rollout of the UHIP computer system. more
Dozens of currency traders at some of the world’s biggest banks, from Credit Suisse Group AG to Bank of America Corp., have been named in a South African probe into an alleged scheme by the dealers to manipulate the value of the rand. more
A federal judge in Virginia plans to rule as soon as possible on extending a block on President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by residents of seven majority-Muslim countries. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will petition the R.I. Superior Court next week to release grand jury documents related to 38 Studios LLC. more
Senate Republicans barred Democrat Elizabeth Warren from the rest of the debate over President Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, after she read a 1986 letter attacking him by Coretta Scott King. more
The 38 Studios criminal investigation is now closed, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Friday, even though he said he was ready to reopen it in the wake of the last civil settlement being reached earlier this week. more
An attack at Paris’s Louvre museum Friday ensured that terrorism and security will remain front and center of a roller coaster presidential election that has brought the populist National Front closer than ever to power in France. more
An R.I. Superior Court judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by a group of retirees against Providence over cutbacks made to retirement benefits in 2011. more
(Updated 11:02 a.m. and 12:03 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday announced a $16 million proposed settlement with First Southwest Co., a former financial adviser for the state when it invested $75 million into the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use. more
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