US official: Russia ‘hacked’ 21 US states in election

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Image copyright Getty Images Russian hackers targeted election systems in 21 US states during last year’s campaign, said a US official. Jeanette Manfra of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) refused to identify the states during her testimony before a Senate panel, citing confidentiality agreements. But she added there was no evidence to suggest actual […]

Trump talks up solar panel plan for Mexico wall

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border was a campaign rallying cry US President Donald Trump has told supporters that his proposed wall along the border with Mexico could have solar panels fixed to it. Addressing a rally in Iowa, he said the panels would provide cheap energy and […]

US official: Russia ‘hacked’ 21 US states in election

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Image copyright Getty Images Russian hackers targeted election systems in 21 US states during last year’s campaign, said a US official. Jeanette Manfra of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) refused to identify the states during her testimony before a Senate panel, citing confidentiality agreements. But she added there was no evidence to suggest actual […]

US inmates who saved guard’s life to have sentences cut

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Image copyright Polk County Sheriff’s Office Image caption The prisoners’ heroic actions have earned them each a shortened prison sentence Six US prisoners are being rewarded for saving a prison officer who had suffered a suspected heart attack. Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats said the Georgia prisoners, who all have committed minor crimes, would each […]