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Germany spied on the White House over years: report

Germany’s foreign intelligence service long spied on numerous official and business targets in the United States, including the White House, Spiegel weekly reported Thursday.

The magazine said it had seen documents showing that the intelligence service, the BND, had a list of some 4,000 so-called selector keywords for surveillance between 1998 and 2006.—More…

By News on the Net -- The Local- Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Full Story

Sears Canada Melts Down

Sears Canada and its subsidiaries, which operate 95 department stores, 29 Sears Home stores, 71 Hometown stores, 16 Outlet stores, 69 Sears Travel offices, and 32 Corbeil appliance stores, and thus lease a lot of mall space, filed for bankruptcy protection today.

The company was partially spun off from similarly struggling Sears Holdings in the US in 2012, which still holds a 12% stake, and whose CEO Eddie Lampert owns a 45% stake in part via his hedge fund, ESL Investments.—More…

By News on the Net -- WolfStreet- Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Full Story

Canadian elite special forces sniper makes record-breaking kill shot in Iraq

A sniper with Canada’s elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,450 metres.

Sources say a member of Joint Task Force 2 killed an Islamic State insurgent with a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle while firing from a high-rise during an operation that took place within the last month in Iraq. It took under 10 seconds to hit the target.—More..

By News on the Net -- Globe and Mail- Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Full Story

FEC Dem eyes widening Russia probe to Facebook, Drudge, foreign companies

A new proposal by an anti-Trump Democrat on the Federal Election Commission would expand the federal government’s probe into alleged Russian influence to foreign companies and internet sites that take political ads, like Facebook or the Drudge Report, while giving the FEC an unprecedented role that some say oversteps its authority.

Democratic Commissioner Ellen Weintraub, citing petitions from leftist groups demanding a wider investigation, on Thursday plans to push for commission support for her idea.—More…

By News on the Net -- Washington Examiner- Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Full Story

Court Dismisses Bogus Charges Against David Daleiden for Exposing Planned Parenthood

In a huge victory, a California court today dismissed almost all of the criminal charges abortion activists filed against the pro-life advocates who recorded undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood selling the body parts from aborted babies.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed 15 felony charges against both David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt. Becerra is a longtime abortion advocate with financial connections to the Planned Parenthood abortion company that the two pro-life Advocates exposed in the videos for selling body parts such as fetal brains and livers.—More…

By News on the Net -- LifeNews- Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Full Story

Terror suspect who stabbed Flint airport officer ID’d as Canadian Amor Ftouhi

FLINT, Mich. (WJBK) - The attacker armed with a knife that stabbed a Flint airport police officer Wednesday morning has been identified as Canadian resident Amor M. Ftouhi.

The officer, Lt. Jeff Neville was stabbed in the neck, by Ftouhi, and was critically injured but has now been upgraded to satisfactory condition. Ftouhi was arrested at the scene by Neville, helped by another police member, a fire department member and a maintenance worker.—More…

By News on the Net -- Fox News- Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Full Story

Poland Shuts Border to Islamic Migrants to Keep Potential Terrorists Out

Despite the threat of sanctions from the European Union (EU), the Polish government has decided to not allow any more Muslim migrants into its country to help reduce the risk of radical Islamic terrorism.

“We, Poland, are learning from the mistakes of others … and we will not open our doors to Islamic migrants,” said Ryszard Czarnecki, the Polish European Parliament deputy, in early June after the terrorist attack in Manchester, England on May 22.—More…

By News on the Net -- Fenixx- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

Jeh Johnson testifies DNC rejected DHS help on hack, Russia meddling did not alter ballots

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified Wednesday that the Democratic National Committee last year turned down his agency’s offer to help protect its network despite being warned about a hack.

He also confirmed that while Russia, at the direction of President Vladimir Putin, orchestrated cyberattacks on the United States to influence the 2016 presidential election, Moscow was unable to actually alter ballots.—More…

By News on the Net -- FoxNews- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

NBC News: Feds looking into Flint airport stabbing as ‘possible act of terrorism’

FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Police say an airport officer was stabbed in the neck Wednesday morning at Bishop International Airport in Flint.

The officer was taken to the hospital. Michigan State Police said the officer is in critical condition.—More…

By News on the Net -- NBC- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

Prof Who Made Belligerent Appearance On Tucker Carlson Tonight Suspended Indefinitely

A former professor at Essex County College was indefinitely suspended two days after her heated appearance on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”

Lisa Durden was told that she had to cancel her classes and report to Essex County College’s human resources department two days after a June 6 appearance on the prime time Fox News show. School officials then indefinitely suspended her.—More…

By News on the Net -- Daily Caller- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

Memphis activists target Confederate monuments after failed attempt to dig up general’s grave

Social justice warriors in Memphis, Tennessee are staging a rally to pressure city officials into removing Confederate statues in the community, the latest stunt aimed at snubbing out the region’s forefathers.

Organizers for the group that calls itself “Take Em Down 901” are advertising the protest at Bruce Elementary School on Bellevue Boulevard for 6 p.m. Tuesday “to discuss action steps to remove Confederate statues in Memphis,” according to the group’s Facebook page.— More…

By News on the Net -- The American Mirror- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

McCain: No American has seen healthcare bill, but I’m sure Russia has

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he hasn’t met an American who has seen the Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill yet, though he’s “sure the Russians have” gotten their hands on it, Bloomberg reported.

Asked Tuesday whether he has seen a copy of the legislation, McCain said he has not.

“Nor have I met any American that has,” he added, according to Bloomberg. “I’m sure the Russians have been able to hack in and gotten most of it.”—More..

By News on the Net -- The Hill- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

‘Laughing My Ossoff’ — Kellyanne Conway Celebrates Humiliating Democrat Defeat

White House Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway celebrated the humiliating defeat for Democrats in Georgia on Tuesday night after Republican Karen Handel beat her challenger Jon Ossoff.

“Laughing my #Ossoff,” she wrote on Twitter after it was clear that Handel was winning.

Conway also took a shot at the pundits who predicted a loss for Trump and Republicans in Georgia.—More…

 

By News on the Net -- Breitbart- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

One Year After Canada Legalized Assisted Suicide, 970 People Have Already Killed Themselves

One year after the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide, Canada has become the prime example of how legalizing assisted dying cannot be controlled and why these laws are naturally expansive. Society needs policies that encourage caring and not killing.

On June 17, 2016; Canada’s Senate passed euthanasia bill (C-14) in time for their summer break. Even though some groups claimed victory based on the amendments to C-14, EPC was concerned by the fact that the most dangerous language in C-14 remained intact.—More…

By News on the Net -- LifeNews- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

YELLOWSTONE SUPERVOLCANO HIT BY A SWARM OF MORE THAN 400 EARTHQUAKES IN ONE WEEK

Updated | Yellowstone supervolcano has been hit by a series of earthquakes, with more 400 recorded since June 12. The latest was recorded on Monday, June 19, with a magnitude 3 earthquake striking 8.6 miles north northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana.

The swarm began last week, and on June 15 saw a magnitude 4.5 earthquake take place in Yellowstone National Park. “The epicenter of the shock was located in Yellowstone National Park, eight miles north-northeast of the town of West Yellowstone, Montana,” scientists from the University of Utah, which monitors Yellowstone Volcano, said in a statement.—More…

By News on the Net -- Newsweek- Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Full Story

Karen Handel leads by 5 percentage points over Jon Ossoff with 79 percent of precincts fully reporti

The race between Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel is largely seen as a referendum on the first months of Donald J. Trump’s presidency. It’s also the most expensive U.S. House race in history.

Polls close at 7 p.m. Eastern. Georgia often takes a long time to count its votes. Be cautious about the early results: They will be from people who voted early, and people who vote on Election Day may lean differently.—More…

By News on the Net -- NY Times- Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - Full Story

There’s Only One Trump Administration Position That’s Gaining Popularity And It’s

While support for the Trump administration’s positions on many issues has declined in recent months, one of the president’s most controversial policies has held its ground or perhaps even grown in popularity.

Some of the administration’s most popular positions have seen their popularity decline, according to CNBC’s quarterly “All American Survey.” The share of Americans who say they somewhat or strongly support the administration’s plans to rebuild American infrastructure, for example, has declined to 62 percent from 75 percent three months earlier. Support for individual tax cuts has fallen to 59 percent from 64 percent, while support for cuts to business taxes fell to 50 percent from 54 percent.— More..

By News on the Net -- Breitbart- Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - Full Story