US vows 'proportional' response to Russian hacking

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has accused Russia of trying to tilt the presidential election in Republican rival Donald Trump's favor through a series of email hacksThe United States will give a measured response to what it believes to be Russian interference in the US election process, including the hacking of Democratic Party computers, a White House spokesman said Tuesday. “We obviously will ensure that our response is proportional,” spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters traveling with President Barack Obama on Air Force One. The warning to Russia came four weeks before the November 8 election to pick a successor to the Democratic president.

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