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(Reuters) – The U.S. Democratic National Committee stopped an attempted cyberattack on an internal website, a Democratic party official told Reuters on Wednesday. Cybersecurity firm Lookout and cloud service company DigitalOcean called the DNC to warn it about a fake login page for VoteBuilder, the party’s voter data website. Unidentified hackers appear to have created
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on the U.S. island chain with high winds and lashing rains and the potential to trigger flooding and landslides. Mark Antolin and his son load sand to fill sand bags
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CARACAS (Reuters) – A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Venezuela’s eastern coast, home to largely poor fishing communities, on Tuesday afternoon, shaking buildings as far away as Colombian capital Bogota and knocking power out in parts of Trinidad. Structural damage is seen on the top five floors of an abandoned 45-storey skyscraper known as
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LONDON (Reuters) – Investigators said on Wednesday they had found a “sophisticated” illegal gun factory in Sussex, southern England, and had made three arrests as part of an inquiry into the criminal production of firearms. The interior of an illegal gun factory is seen in this photograph released by the National Crime Agency in Hailsham,
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GLASGOW, Scotland (Reuters) – Scotland’s pro-independence First Minister said Britain’s impending departure from the European Union would damage the economy in Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom, and that she would not block another Brexit referendum. FILE PHOTO: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at the University of Edinburgh before signing the Edinburgh
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CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s grip on power slipped further on Wednesday when he was forced to abandon his centerpiece tax policy and a conservative rival in his own party canvassed support for an imminent second challenge. Turnbull’s legislative agenda crumbled around him this week as he first watered down his main
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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk’s contemplated $72 billion take-private deal is presenting investments bankers with a dilemma: heed concerns about how feasible it is or risk missing out on what could be this year’s biggest and most high-profile acquisition. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla sales and service center is shown in Costa
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Trump administration is not discussing possible U.S. recognition of Israel’s claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said. U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton attends a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not seen) at the Prime Minister’s office in Jerusalem August 20, 2018.
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The NFL announced a four-game suspension for Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith on Tuesday for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy. Oct 26, 2017; Baltimore, MD, USA; Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills (10) is unable to make a catch as Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith (22) defends in the fourth quarter at M&T Bank Stadium.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a Republican of California, was indicted on charges that he and his wife used hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to pay for vacations, video games and other personal expenses and filed false campaign finance reports, federal officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Congressman Duncan
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