US & Canada

Russia’s Roscomnadzor slaps bans on CIA, FBI websites for spreading false information

The Russian communications watchdog, Roscomnadzor, has restricted users’ access to the websites of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). Roscomnadzor’s service, which provides data on any restrictions of access to websites and web pages, reported on Friday that access from Russia had been limited …

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More heavy rains, damaging winds torment California

The latest Pacific storm unleashed torrential downpours and damaging winds in California on Tuesday, a day after heightened flood and mudslide risks prompted thousands of evacuations and caused widespread power outages. Rainfall throughout the day was expected to be “heavy to excessive” across the state, especially in southern California, as …

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