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Strip club dancers charged in theft of police officer's gun

Feb. 8, 2019 2:31 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Two strip club dancers have been charged with stealing a Boston police officer's handgun, prompting the department to place the officer on leave and open an internal investigation. Police say 25-year-old Neish Rivera, 22-year-old Melissa Dacier, and the officer went to a Providence...

Hasbro earnings miss expectations amid Toys R Us demise

Feb. 8, 2019 8:11 AM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro returned to a profit in its fourth quarter, but the toy company's performance still fell short of Wall Street's expectations as it continues to deal with the demise of Toys R Us. Shares fell 7.3 percent in Friday premarket trading. Hasbro Inc., whose brands include Nerf and...

AP-NORC poll: Most Americans see nation on the wrong track

Jan. 29, 2019 10:16 AM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The state of the union is dark. A large majority of Americans say they are pessimistic about the state of the country and few expect things will get better in the year ahead, according to a poll released Tuesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research . A week...