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The U.S. chalked up its largest trade deficit since March 2012 as a jump in merchandise imports in January exceeded a smaller gain in shipments overseas. more
President Donald Trump signed an order restricting entry into the U.S. by people from six predominantly Muslim countries, reviving a signature initiative of his presidency that stalled in the face of court challenges, sparked global protests and prompted dissent by some of his advisers. more
President Donald Trump’s immigration stance has begun to discourage foreign visits to major U.S. cities, threatening to cost billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. more
Kenneth Brindamour has been appointed IT project manager on the UHIP leadership team. Brindamour, who will serve in this role for the next six months, most recently worked as senior vice president of service delivery at Atrion Inc. He holds a B.A. in economics and Russian and an M.A. in manufacturing engineering from the University of Rhode Island. more
A group of certified public accountants have come out in opposition to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s free college tuition proposal, saying it’s not the best use of taxpayer investment in public education. more
A move is afoot to include mobile homes in the definition of affordable housing, for the purposes of allowing cities and towns in Rhode Island to meet state requirements for affordable housing. more
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced certain states with so-called sanctuary cities stand to lose billions of dollars in federal grants, again raising questions about how Providence and Rhode Island might be affected. more
As the revelations about Hillary Clinton’s e-mail practices have mounted, her supporters have hit on a counterintuitive defense: perhaps she shouldn’t have had to disclose them anyway. more
The Socialist candidate for the French presidency, Benoit Hamon, says he doesn't believe in the "myth" and "quasi-religion" of growth-- it's part of the "consumerist, productivist and materialist model" of development, he argues. more
Energy storage would gain access to the same tax incentives that helped make renewable energy the biggest new source of electricity in the U.S. last year under a bill introduced in the Senate. more
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