Dope-dealing ring on messaging app busted in Israel

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:44:34 +0000

JERUSALEM –  Israeli police said Tuesday that undercover officers had broken up a drug-dealing network that used a popular messaging app and had connections in the United States, Ukraine and Germany.

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‘Xi cult’ app is China’s red hot hit

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:55:22 +0000

This photo illustratration taken on February 20, 2019 shows a phone app called "Xuexi Qiangguo" or "Study to make China strong" with an image of China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing. - A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country -- with a helpful nudge from Communist Party officials. Xi, who could rule indefinitely after parliament lifted presidential term limits last year, has enjoyed a level of officially stoked adulation unseen since Communist China's founder Mao. (Photo by Greg Baker / AFP) / TO GO WITH China-politics-internet, FOCUS by Poornima WEERASEKARA

A propaganda app that puts China’s powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone’s pockets has become a hit in the country — with a helpful nudge from Communist Party officials.

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