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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.

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