Ozmic World News ®

Syndicate content
Updated: 4 hours 1 min ago

ILLINOIS 13-YEAR-OLD CHARGED WITH EAVESDROPPING FELONY FOR RECORDING MEETING WITH PRINCIPAL

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

Illinois’ eavesdropping law is one of the nation’s most severe, but leaves ample room for ambiguity. Paul Boron is 13 years old. And he’s facing a felony eavesdropping charge that could change the course of the rest of his life.

We know how to fix homelessness, we just won't do it

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

The largest, wealthiest cities in America are filling up with tent cities -- especially on the west coast, where East Coast style right-to-shelter laws are rare -- and if the spectacle of human misery doesn't alarm you, perhaps you should be thinking about communicable disease epidemics. It's actually not that hard to deal with homelessness. The evidence is well-established: homeless families should be given heavy rent subsidies through housing vouchers; long-term homeless individuals with mental health and substance problems should be given unconditional housing ("Housing First").

Former Secret Service Agent Files RICO Suit Against Clintons, Soros, Podesta, Brock

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

Conspiracy theorists (and conspiracy factists) are running wild as infamously outspoken former Secret Service agent Gary Byrne has filed a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) suit against what some call the Democrat Deep State.

WATCH: Cops Sic K9 on Innocent Man, Beat, Kick, Stomp Him Then Sergeant Tells Them to Cover It Up

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

A North Carolina judge released a series of disturbing videos last month showing the horrifying attack on a man who had done nothing but walk down the road. Kyron Dwain Hinton, 29, had harmed no one and committed no crime when he was surrounded by police, mauled by a K9, pistol whipped, kicked, punched, and stomped on—for nearly five minutes. Absent from the series of video released last month, however, was another video from later on that night in which officers were instructed by their sergeant to cover up what happened. That video is now part of the investigation and has ensnared yet another cop.

Internet Stocks Tumble After SCOTUS Rules On State Internet Tax Collection

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

The Supreme Court just overturned a 1992 ruling (which had limited online tax collections), thus freeing states and local governments to start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers that don’t currently charge tax to their customers. Specifically, SCOTUS upheld a law passed by South Dakota lawmakers in 2016 that requires out-of-state online sellers to collect the state’s sales taxes if the companies have more than $100,000 in annual sales of products to South Dakota residents or more than 200 separate transactions involving state.

China has perfected the internet control playbook and now it's exporting it to the world

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

Think of how the US suborned its telcoms giants to route global traffic through data-centers that it could plant wiretaps in, or how it practiced "third-party collection," "fourth-party collection" and "fifth-party collection" -- where it placed foreign governments' surveillance agencies under surveillance (or placed agencies that were surveilling other agencies under surveillance, etc, etc).

WATCH: Vegas Security Guard Claims Stephen Paddock Shot Him with a Pellet Gun As He Just Hangs Out

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

New body camera footage has been released from the first officers on the scene of the Las Vegas shooting in October 2017, and it reveals that the security guard who was reportedly suspect Stephen Paddock’s first victim, believed he was shot by a pellet gun and did not have any visible wounds.

Hotels are installing Amazon listening devices in every room

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

Hotels like the Wynn Las Vegas and Marriott are installing Amazon listening devices in every room. Two years ago, Geek Wire revealed that the Wynn Las Vegas hotel installed Amazon Echo devices in all their rooms. You may soon be able to ask that question when traveling to the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, which announced today that it will place Amazon’s Echo device — powered by the voice assistant Alexa — in all 4,748 hotel rooms. Wynn Resorts called it an “industry first.” According to Amazon, hotel customers love being spied on.

Michigan Refuses to Fund Warrantless Surveillance by Federal Government

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

On June 17, a new law went into effect in Michigan, effectively hamstringing the warrantless surveillance of residents of that state. The Fourth Amendment Rights Protection Act (HB 4430) was signed into law on March 20 by state Governor Rick Snyder after being passed by both houses of the state legislature. Specifically, the statute prohibits the “state and certain other governmental agents, employees, and entities in this state from assisting a federal agency in obtaining certain forms of data without a warrant; and to prohibit certain uses of certain data collected without a warrant.”

Sara Netanyahu Charged With Fraud for Ordering $96k Worth of Meals From Gourmet Chefs

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

The prime minister's wife and a deputy director of the PM's Office are indicted for violating regulations barring the ordering of meals when a cook is on the residence's staff Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was indicted on Thursday for alleged "systematic fraud" involving hundreds of thousands of shekels in connection with meal expenses incurred at the Prime Minister's Residence.

Here’s What Happened When Open the Books Tried to Get Details on Wyoming State Spending

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

Adam Andrzejewski, CEO of OpenTheBooks, has written a interesting article at Forbes detailing what happened when the non-profit government transparency organization tried to get details about Wyoming state spending.

Do You Have A Cryptocurrency Addiction? This British Hospital Has A Treatment Just For You

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

By the time Louis XIV passed away in 1715, seven decades of his absurd extravagance had nearly bankrupted France. His reign was marked by constant warfare and the most excessive spending imaginable, from opulent palaces (including Versailles) to a costly welfare state– public hospitals, parks, monuments, museums.

Pity The Russophobe Journos Whom No One Believes

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

The "western" reporting on the World Cup in Russia is a stream of continuous Russia bashing. Some positive remarks are made about the obviously excellent atmosphere and organization. But no piece gets published that does not include a reinforcement of the official anti-Russian propaganda lines.

Mexican Business Elite, US Government, Brace for Likely Win by Leftist Obrador as Mexico’s President

21 June, 2018 - 06:00

The US press has largely ignored a potential sea change in our neighbor to the South. A self-styled radical, former mayor of Mexico City, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, looks set to win Mexico’s presidential election on July 1. That possibility is giving heartburn to corporate interests in Mexico and the US, as well the US officialdom.

‘Just shot that boy for running’: 17yo unarmed black teen fleeing police killed by officer

21 June, 2018 - 04:22

Preview The fatal shooting of 17-year-old black teenager Antwon Rose by police has sparked protests in East Pittsburgh. An officer is said to have shot Rose, who was unarmed at the moment, three times to stop him from fleeing.
Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Link tax’ and death of memes? EU advances copyright controls

21 June, 2018 - 02:26

Preview Memes banned. Remixes outlawed. Parody videos removed. Critics say this would be the outcome of the EU adopting two controversial copyright rules that were just approved in committee.
Read Full Article at RT.com