Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum | News

People in Iraq’s autonomous region of Kurdistan are voting in an independence referendum, amid rising tensions and international opposition. Polls opened at 05:00 GMT with balloting also taking place in the disputed areas between the northern city of Erbil and the capital Baghdad, as well as the oil-rich province of ...

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Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election | USA News

US officials have told election authorities in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly connected to Russia, prompting criticism by some politicians ...

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