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MURPHYSBORO, Ill | Trump calls synagogue attack ‘evil;’ but campaigns on

MURPHYSBORO, Ill  — President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he kept his appointment for campaigning in Illinois. With just over a week until elections that will determine the control of Congress, Trump stuck … Continue reading MURPHYSBORO, Ill | Trump calls synagogue attack ‘evil;’ but campaigns on

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida governor defends his health care record in new ad

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Florida Gov. Rick Scott is launching a new television ad to blunt criticism over his health care record as he campaigns for the U.S. Senate. The Republican entered politics after running one of the nation’s largest for-profit health care companies, Columbia/HCA, amid a federal probe that led to a record Medicare fraud settlement. … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida governor defends his health care record in new ad

Voter records offered for sale month ahead of elections

Security researchers say an estimated 35 million voter records from 19 U.S. states have been offered for sale on a dark web online forum. The researchers said Monday the offering does not mean voter databases have been breached. The records could have been stolen from resellers who buy voter data from states for use by … Continue reading Voter records offered for sale month ahead of elections

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MICHAEL CHARGES INTO SOUTHEAST AFTER SLAMMING FLORIDA As the tropical storm continues to weaken it is still menacing the flood-weary Southeast with heavy rains, blustery winds and possible spinoff tornadoes. SENSE OF IMPUNITY EMBOLDENS AUTOCRATS TO GET RID … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

CHICAGO | Hack thwarted on Democratic National Committee voter data

CHICAGO — An attempt to break into the Democratic National Committee’s massive voter database has been thwarted, a party official said Wednesday, two years after Russian operatives sent the party into disarray by hacking into its computers and facilitating the release of tens of thousands of emails amid the presidential election. A web security firm … Continue reading CHICAGO | Hack thwarted on Democratic National Committee voter data

WASHINGTON | Trump lashes out at his former lawyer after guilty plea

WASHINGTON — Facing a growing threat to his presidency, President Donald Trump lashed out at his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a day after the onetime “fixer” implicated Trump in a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of women who said they had sexual relationships with him. Trump on Wednesday accused Cohen of making up … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump lashes out at his former lawyer after guilty plea

CHICAGO | DNC says it thwarted hacking attempt on its voter database

CHICAGO — The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday that it has thwarted a hacking attempt on its database holding information on tens of millions of voters across the country. A party official said DNC contractors notified the party Tuesday of an apparent hacking attempt. The committee notified federal law enforcement. The official said no information … Continue reading CHICAGO | DNC says it thwarted hacking attempt on its voter database