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In this May 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. officials say the Trump administration, after months of delay, is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber-operations.  AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation’s military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America’s ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S....
President Donald Trump holds up a signed proclamation during a "Made in America," product showcase featuring items created in each of the U.S. 50 states, at the White House, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Monday to boost U.S. manufacturing by cutting the $64 billion trade deficit with Mexico as he showcased products made in all 50 states — everything from a fire truck to a baseball bat. “No longer are we going to allow other countries to break the...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Other than St. Peter’s Basilica, there is hardly better real estate in Vatican City than the sprawling penthouse apartment in the Vatican gardens, where the rooftop terrace has in-your-face views of the dome itself and overlooks the hotel that Pope Francis calls home. The 300...
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Cape Cod Potato Chips will continue to be made on Cape Cod. Snyder’s-Lance Inc., which owns the snack food brand, had considered moving production of the chips not only off Cape Cod but out of Massachusetts because of what it called a “dated” and “overcrowded” plant in...
BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is ordering multiple reviews by state agencies of a contested natural gas compression station proposed along the Fore River in Weymouth. Local residents and lawmakers have raised a number of public health and safety concerns about the 7,700-horsepower...
SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — A commercial airline pilot from Massachusetts has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for cyberstalking a teenage girl from New Hampshire. David Ackell, of Seekonk, was sentenced Friday to 33 months in prison, after being found guilty last December. The Sun...
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — A Lynn man is heading to court to face a murder charge in the stabbing death of another resident of his apartment building. The Essex district attorney says 50-year-old George McBrier is scheduled to be arraigned Monday. McBrier is charged with fatally stabbing 27-year-old...
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — An off-duty police officer has helped save a man from drowning in a Massachusetts pond. Matt Riley says he was with his two children at Walden Pond Monday morning when he saw a woman screaming for help. A 70-year-old man had been struggling in the water about 50 feet (15.24...
WESTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say several children were taken to the hospital as a precaution after their school bus was involved in a crash. Police said on their official Twitter account that the crash occurred on the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Weston at...
NEW YORK (AP) — For the back-to-school season, many parents and their kids are thinking green. Concerns about the environment have them looking for secondhand clothing or fashions made from reused material — but price still rules. Shoppers want quality and style in backpacks, jeans and the like...

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