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Morning news brief: Trump confirms 2018 cyberattack against Russia, Roger Stone now a free man and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jul 11, 2020, 08:18 AM IST

FIle photo of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photograph:(Reuters)

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The Washington Post reports that during his interview Trump was asked if he had launched a cyberattack. Trump replied, 'Correct'.

Stone was among several Trump associates charged with crimes in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller`s investigation that documented Russian interference in the 2016 race to boost Trump`s candidacy.

In a bid to enhance the safety of voting amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of polling stations was increased from 880 to 1,100.

Bloomberg News on Friday said the potential ban was only being discussed and had not been finalised.

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