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In the blame games following the U.S. election, the social networks, especially Facebook, are getting a hard time for allegedly aiding the spread of fake news. more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches - the legislative, executive and judicial - each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too powerful or exceeding their authority. more
About 24 million more people would be uninsured under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, creating a daunting political impediment for a proposal that would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. more
The campaign for the U.K. to quit the European Union was forced onto the back foot Monday as momentum shifted back to “Remain” three days before the EU referendum. The pound jumped the … more
(Updated 2:42 p.m.) City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson has been arrested and will be arraigned this afternoon for allegedly misappropriating $12,000 in campaign contributions and embezzling $127,000 from the Providence Cobras, a youth track and field organization that he founded. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza was scheduled to meet with state legislators Monday to discuss legislative priorities, which included a bill to tax certain properties owned by nonprofits and another aimed at increasing the hotel tax. more
Republican leaders are eager to avoid a government shutdown but the demise of their Obamacare repeal could leave some conservatives spoiling for a fight that raises the odds of a standoff. more
The effort to replace Obamacare faces increasing challenges, the more it is subjected to the harsh light of scrutiny. more
Ever since the U.S. presidential election, Ed Dahlberg has pretty much had a smile on his face. He brokers the sale of private jets, and already he’s seeing interest pick up and used-aircraft prices starting to firm up. more
(Updated 9:47 a.m.) President Donald Trump defended the immigration clampdown that sparked a global backlash over the weekend by blaming the confusion at airports on protesters and on a computer outage at Delta Air Lines Inc. that caused flight cancellations. more
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