The Daily Populous

Thursday December 19th, 2019 night edition

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Germany just created hundreds of new intelligence jobs to hunt down far-right extremists and neo-Nazis as part of a tough new approach to tackling the growing problem.

The new plan, announced in Berlin by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer Tuesday, creates 600 jobs, in total — 300 in federal police and 300 in the domestic intelligence services — and comes as a reaction to rising far-right violence in the country.

Germany has also faced a string of recent scandals involving far-right sympathizers in the army and police, and a new office will be dedicated to sniffing out extremists in the public sector.

“Germany has to become more active against the far-right,” Seehofer told reporters.

Half of all politically-motivated violent crimes in Germany last year were carried out by the far-right, according to official statistics.

READ: This elite German police unit was crawling with far-right preppers gearing up for a race war.

Cover image: 20 November 2019, Brandenburg, Frankfurt (Oder): An official of the Federal Police holds a trowel in his hands at a rest stop on the Autobahn 12. »

Germany's Cabinet approves ban on gay, transgender 'conversion therapy'

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Germany moved one step closer to banning "conversion therapy" targeting transgender and gay people after its Cabinet approved a draft bill on Wednesday morning.

After the proposed ban, only adults who freely seek out the controversial "therapy" will be legally permitted to undergo it.

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Facebook fails to convince lawmakers it needs to track your location at all times

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Facebook acknowledged it also targets ads based on the limited location information it receives when users turn off or limit tracking.

Facebook doesn't allow users to turn off location-based ads, although it does allow users to block Facebook from collecting their precise location, the company wrote.

Turn off 'location services' and they'll STILL track your location to make money (by sending you ads). »

‘Kill the gays’ pastor suggests climate activist Greta Thunberg is demonically possessed and ‘needs Jesus’

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“She’s psychologically disturbed,” Swanson said, likening her to the young boy in Mark 9 who was healed by Jesus after being possessed by a demonic spirit.

“I have to say there is something very disturbing about the appearance of and the presentation of this Greta Thunberg,” Swanson commented.

I truly believe that Greta needs Jesus and short of her coming to Christ, I don’t know what is going to happen to this young lady. »

McConnell appears to break with Senate rules on Trump impeachment: "I'm not an impartial juror"

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters Tuesday that he will not act as an "impartial juror" during the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Impeachment is a political decision," said McConnell, R-Ky. "The House made a partisan political decision to impeach.

The Republican leader has made clear that he hopes the Senate will acquit the president as quickly as possible. »