Republican campaign emails hacked
Email accounts for a campaign group supporting Republicans candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives were hacked before this year’s congressional elections. Hackers used National Republican Congressional Committee credentials to access email accounts at the organization. NRCC spokesman Ian Prior confirmed the group was the victim of a cyberattack by an unknown party, but disputed that stolen passwords were used.
Seattle gets NHL franchise
The NHL will add a franchise in Seattle, the league announced Tuesday after a unanimous vote by the board of governors. The NHL’s 32nd franchise will enter the league for the 2021-22 season as a member of the Pacific Division. The cost for league entry will be $650 million, up 30 percent from the $500 million paid by the Vegas Golden Knights to enter the NHL last season.