Some U.S. media outlets block European users after data protection law takes effect

As Europe’s sweeping data protection law went into effect Friday, advocacy groups immediately filed formal complaints against tech giants, insisting that the companies have yet to comply with new regulations.

Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says 'talking to them now'

President Donald Trump approaches the microphones to speak to the media as he walks to the Marine One helicopter Friday, May 25, 2018, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is traveling to Annapolis to address the U.S. Naval Academy graduation ceremonies.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit

NFL players, coaches grapple with new anthem policy

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson talks to reporters following NFL football practice, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin had harsh words for the comments made by President Donald Trump regarding the NFL's new national anthem policy, as players began to process the new mandate from the league's owners

Families of 2 students killed in Parkland sue gun maker

Fred Guttenberg, gestures to photos of his daughter Jaime who was killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shootings, during a news conference, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Miami. Guttenberg and the family of Alex Schachter, another student killed at Parkland, are suing American Outdoor Brands and the store Tactical Supply, claiming they are complicit in the use of an AR-15 style rifle to kill 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. The lawsuit also calls into question a 2001 Florida law that prohibits state and local governments from suing gun manufacturers if their products are used in unlawful ways. The law doesn't mention lawsuits by victims or their families. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

The families of two students killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shootings are suing the gun manufacturer that built and the store that sold the weapon used in the attack that killed 17

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Effort underway to restore Gov. Buckingham home in Norwich

The Norwich Historical Society led the effort to obtain $118,000 in Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credit contributions to replace the leaking roof on the 1847 home of Civil War era Gov. William A. Buckingham.

Norwich promotes one firefighter to lieutenant, adds new member

Matthew Manke, 9, struggles to pin the new lieutenant’s badge on his father, Jacob Manke, while the boy’s sister, Leah, 13, looks on during Manke’s promotion ceremony Friday, May 25, 2018, at Norwich Fire Department. (Claire Bessette/The Day)

Jacob Manke, 41, an 11-year veteran, was promoted to lieutenant to head the training and safety department, and new firefighter Joseph Muscarella, 22, was welcomed to the city’s paid fire department.

Community Concierge program acts as '21st-century Welcome Wagon'

Amber Scheetz, center left, of Groton, and Coral Crandall, center right, of Norwich share a laugh while making sushi during a sushi class at the Pink Basil in the Olde Mistick Village in Mystic Thursday, May 17, 2018.  The class was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut as part of its Community Concierge program. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

In the 10 months since launching the Community Concierge program, the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has hosted more than a dozen events aimed at connecting newcomers with the area.

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White House objects to three-subs-a-year plan

The hull of the Virginia-class attack submarine South Dakota (SSN 790) is seen under construction at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton on Nov. 17, 2016. The White House’s Office of Management and Budget on Friday objected to a provision in a massive defense bill approved Thursday by the House that would press the Navy to procure two additional Virginia-class subs in 2022 and 2023. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The White House’s Office of Management and Budget has objected to a provision in a massive defense bill approved by the House that would press the Navy to procure two additional Virginia-class subs in 2022 and 2023.

Another $5K reward offered for info on Rhode Island church fire

Federal officials have announced another $5,000 reward for information about a fire that damaged a Rhode Island church in December