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Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota Among States Targeted by Russian Hackers in 2016 race
Wisconsin, Ohio and several other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.
The Department of Homeland Security confirmed it had notified the states of the activity but declined to identify them. Russia has denied election meddling, and President Trump has denied any collusion with Russia.
Prince Harry in Toronto for Invictus Games
Britain's Prince Harry is in Toronto ahead of his Invictus Games for wounded veterans
The founder of the games left the Royal York hotel and arrived at a Toronto office building for a symposium about veteran issues on Friday.
Harry wore a blue blazer as he greeted and posed for photographs with athletes ahead of the symposium. His girlfriend Meghan Markle is a Toronto resident, but did not appear.
At least 550 competitors from 17 countries are slated to compete in 12 sports.
First Lady to Lead Her First Solo Trip Outside US
Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside of the U.S. to represent her adopted country without President Donald Trump at her side.
The daylong stop Saturday in Toronto also includes a brush with royalty.
The first lady is scheduled to meet for the first time with Britain's Prince Harry, who founded the Invictus Games in 2014.
National Weather Outlook: 9-23-2017Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
328 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017
Valid 12Z Sat Sep 23 2017 - 12Z Mon Sep 25 2017
...Cold for the western U.S. and warm for the eastern states...
A dichotomy of air masses will exist across the nation this
weekend, with a deep trough over the Intermountain West and a
large upper level ridge over the eastern U.S. This equates to
below normal temperatures and some snow for the highest elevations
of the Rockies, and summer-like heat and noticeable levels of
humidity from the Plains to the East Coast.
Iran Successfully Tests Ballistic Missile
State media says Iran has successfully tested a new, medium-range, ballistic missile that was on display in a military parade Friday.
State television aired footage of the test and in-flight video from the nose cone on Saturday.
It was not clear, however, when and where the test launch of the Khorramshahr missile was conducted. The missile has a range of 2,000 kilometers and has the capacity to carry several warheads.
Earthquake Detected in North Korea; China Suspects Nuclear Test
China's earthquake administration said Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a "suspected explosion," raising fears the isolated state had conducted another nuclear bomb test.
The administration said in a statement on its website that the quake, which occurred around 0830 GMT, was recorded a depth of zero kilometers.
Previous quakes from North Korea have indicated nuclear tests by the reclusive state, the most recent earlier this month.
Slow Moving Cold Front Moves into the Central U.S.
A slow moving cold front continues to move eastward across the U.S.. Behind the cold front is unseasonably cold weather and high elevation snows. Along the front, an area of heavy rain with the potential for flash flooding will extend from eastern New Mexico to portions of Minnesota. Post-tropical Jose will continue to meander offshore bringing high surf and rip currents to much of the east coast.
Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
355 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017
Valid 00Z Sat Sep 23 2017 - 00Z Mon Sep 25 2017
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