THE DEEP STATE DECONSTRUCTED

A month after President Trump took the oath of office, his chief strategist offered a controversial description of what Americans, including the 2 million career civil servants Trump now leads in the executive branch, could expect from the new president: Every day would be a battle for “deconstruction of the administrative state,” said Stephen Bannon, […]

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Investigators seize enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people in massive drug bust

Law enforcement officers in Virginia have seized enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, busting a massive three-state drug ring as part of what they called “Operation Cookout.” Thirty-five suspects were arrested, and four others are on the run. “This opioid crisis is not an issue that is happening someplace else, or to someone else. […]

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Google says hackers have put ‘monitoring implants’ in iPhones for years

Visiting hacked sites was enough for server to gather users’ images and contacts Photograph: Samuel Gibbs/The Guardian Operating systems from iOS 10 to iOS 12 were targeted in the hack.  An unprecedented iPhone hacking operation, which attacked “thousands of users a week” until it was disrupted in January, has been revealed by researchers at Google’s external security […]

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