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HSBC Holdings PLC, Barclays PLC and three other banks agreed to settle U.S. investor lawsuits tied to the currency-rigging scandal, bringing the total so far to more than $2 billion across nine firms. more
An executive at Alex and Ani was arrested earlier this month for breaking and entering, and misappropriation of a boat in connection with hosting a party at a home that was not his and crashing a Jet Ski that belonged to another resident. more
Two men were arrested for trespassing and property damage after they locked themselves to the front gate of Spectra Energy’s compressor station to protest the company’s expansion plans. more
New emergency cardiac equipment will be purchased with $87,523 in federal funding for the Oakland-Mapleville Fire Department. more
The city has established a new program aimed at small businesses that will allow owners to request city permits and register new business licenses online. more
The people who manage some of the country’s largest public pension funds - money that ensures the retirements of teachers, police officers, firefighters and other state employees - say they want government regulators to help them avoid getting ripped off when they invest in private equity firms. more
Three federal regulators on Wednesday ordered Citizens Financial Group Inc. and its subsidiaries to pay at least $34.5 million in federal fines, a civil penalty and restitution for failing to credit some consumers with the full amount of their deposits. more
ATOM Media Group is pitching “Whatever You Do … Rhode Island” as its answer to the R.I.Commerce Corporation’s request for proposals for a Rhode Island tourism and business attraction branding campaign. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
More than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to Rhode Island to help cover the costs of the Jan. 26-28 severe winter storm that covered parts of the state in up to 3 feet of snow, said state and federal officials. more
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