The bill, which lawmakers hope will see an $83-million mini-Fenway Park constructed between Route 95 and the Seekonk River, now moves to the Senate, which passed a more team-friendly version of the stadium bill earlier in the year.

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    HELSINKI — President Donald Trump said in a new interview airing Sunday that he hadn't thought of pressing Russian President Vladimir Putin on extraditing the dozen Russian officials charged with hacking Democratic emails, while continuing to blame Democrats for the stolen emails that upended the 2016 presidential campaign."Well, I might," Trump said when asked during an interview with CBS News about extraditing the indicted intelligence agents. More
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