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Politics

Hurricane Hanna makes landfall, rakes Texas coast

Bloomberg Hanna, 2020’s first Atlantic hurricane, made landfall on Padre Island Saturday evening, bringing “life-threatening” storm surges, flooding rains and tree-toppling winds to south Texas. The storm came ashore with 90-mile-per-hour (145 kmph) winds, the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory at 6 pm EDT. Hanna is moving west-south-west ...

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China, Russia seek to disrupt elections, warns US official

Bloomberg China, Russia and Iran are looking to disrupt the US electoral process before November’s vote, including attempts at compromising the private communications of political campaigns and candidates, a top US intelligence official warned. William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said that federal officials continue to ...

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