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Police agencies divvy up $230 million settlement with Google

Associated Press

A firing range, vehicles, Tasers and bailouts of several underfunded police pension plans are among some of the ways Rhode Island law enforcement agencies are spending their shares of a $230 million settlement with Google.

n this Feb. 18, 2017, photo, Teams compete against each other playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive during the Dreamhack Masters e-sports tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. A permanent 15,000 square-foot e-sports facility is scheduled to open in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports arena

- Associated Press

The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators. But what distinguishes this new Las Vegas arena is its dozens of video game consoles.

In this undated photo provided by Kranti Shalia, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, right, poses for photo with his wife Sunayana Dumala. In the middle of a crowded bar, a 51-year-old former air traffic controller yelled at two Indian men - Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani - to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help, Thursday, Feb 23, 2017, in Olathe, Kan. (Kranti Shalia via AP)

GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas worker killed

- Associated Press

GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters - a largely white Kansas City suburb - didn't reflect it.

Judge says corps should be reinstated in diversion lawsuit

- Associated Press

A federal judge said Friday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should be brought back as a defendant in a lawsuit against a Red River diversion project around the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota area, although it's not clear how that will affect plans to start construction.

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, Yvonne Felix wears eSight electronic glasses and looks around Union Square during a visit to San Francisco. The glasses enable the legally blind to see. Felix was diagnosed with Stargardt's disease after being hit by a car at the age of seven. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

- Associated Press

Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight.

Rhode Island, ACLU reach agreement in food stamp case

- Associated Press

Rhode Island has settled with the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union in a federal lawsuit over the troubled rollout of a new computer system that caused delays in getting food stamps and other benefits to thousands of residents.

Gamer dies while attempting 24-hour livestream for charity

- Associated Press

A Virginia man who died at home while playing a 24-hour video game marathon was part of an online livestreaming community where members sometimes go to extremes to build their audiences, experts say.