Gangs Use of Emojis in Text Messages

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In part: “I’ll see a string of pictures, and I’m like, ‘I don’t know what that means,'” she said.

Donna Price said that’s exactly what gang members want to hear.

Price was part of the Street Safe Task Force established by former North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue and worked closely with gang prevention coordinators. Price said gangs are using what look like innocent emojis in social media posts as hidden messages to recruit, communicate with one another and threaten rivals.

1st Amendment or Selective Enforcement, Kentucky and Texas

So, just a few days ago, a disruptive crowd gathered in the street and front lawn of Senator Mitch McConnell’s home. This happened to nights in a row at his home and office. At his home they chanted in what was reported as a peaceful assembly and exercising free speech. This is all due to the recent mass shootings. Senator McConnell is recovering at home due to a major injury to his shoulder suffered as a result of a fall.

North Korea Stole $2 billion for its WMD programs

Primer: North Korea has launched 4 rounds of missiles in less than 2 weeks. Talks between the United States and North Korea have stalled. The missiles tested during the recent launches are short range, however can reach South Korea and can travel as far as an estimated 400 miles. These test missiles allegedly are very advanced such they are being advertised as having the abilities to evade missile defense systems. Additionally, each launch took place from a different ground location.

Fancy Bear, APT28, IoT, Hacking via Printers

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Primer: U.S Ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman just issued his letter of resignation to President Trump. He states that he wants to return home to Utah due to a growing family. Gotta wonder if Amb. Huntsman ever really challenged Moscow on hacking and security intrusions of the United States.

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MIT: A group of hackers linked to Russian spy agencies are using “internet of things” devices like internet-connected phones and printers to break into corporate networks, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Waivers? China Pharmaceuticals Killing Americans

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In part from Reuters: “My friend President Xi said that he would stop the sale of fentanyl to the United States – this never happened and many Americans continue to die,” Trump said in a tweet.

“We’re losing thousands of people to fentanyl,” he later told reporters.

The Chinese embassy did not immediately respond to a request for comment.