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PARIS (AP) — Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding more details to previous suggestions that the centrist politician was being singled out for electronic...
BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. The 50,000-ton carrier was towed...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday he is looking forward to meeting President Donald Trump next week when they attend Battle of the Coral Sea commemorations in New York, more than three months after their heated telephone conversation over an Obama-era refugee...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe. The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/2owU8hU ) reports a stuffed moose called Mr. Moosey has become a traveling protection talisman sent to police and other...
MACON, Ga. (AP) — An alligator has been apprehended at a park in central Georgia after a sheriff’s deputy wrestled the creature. The Telegraph reports that Bibb County Sheriff’s deputy Clay Williams and Animal Welfare officer Bruce Rozier were dispatched to round up the 4-foot alligator Monday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration issued sanctions Monday on 271 people linked to the Syrian agency responsible for producing non-conventional weapons, part of an ongoing U.S. crackdown on Syrian President Bashar Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons. The sanctions target employees of...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military. The exercise took place as a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gas prices are continuing to rise. AAA Northeast said Monday that self-serve, regular has jumped 4 cents in the past week to an average of $2.32 per gallon. That’s still a dime lower than the current national average, but 20 cents per gallon higher than the Bay State...
BOSTON (AP) — Police in Boston say two separate shootings have left one person dead and two people injured. Officers responded to reports of a shooting around 8:40 p.m. Sunday in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood and found two people with gunshot wounds. Police say they were taken to a...
BOSTON (AP) — Sheriffs urged state lawmakers Monday to boost the tax consumers will pay on recreational marijuana and earmark the additional revenue for substance abuse prevention and treatment. The proposal was discussed at the final hearing of a special legislative committee that was set up to...

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