covert surveillance

China Mocks Report Claiming Trump’s iPhone Hacked: ‘Use Huawei’

A spokeswoman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday responded to a New York Times claim that foreign spies hacked President Donald Trump’s iPhones by cheekily suggesting Trump should purchase a better smartphone from China’s Huawei corporation.

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens to his mobile phone during a lunch stop in North Charleston, S.C. Trump’s approach to Twitter has been as unorthodox as his presidential campaign. The billionaire’s use of the social media service has been unpredictable …

German Town Bills Israel for Extracting Armed ‘Mossad Agents’

TEL AVIV – A German town is demanding 1,263 euros from Israel for extracting the vehicle of two “Israeli agents” – purportedly members of the Mossad, according to the town – who got stuck in the mud, Haaretz reported. On Saturday, Germany’s NDR television

A farmer plows a field with a tractor on March 13, 2015 in Godewaersvelde, northern France.