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French Election: Commission probes Macron hacking as voters prepare to have their say

France’s election campaign commission said Saturday that it is examining the reported hacking attack on candidate Emmanuel Macron’s political movement and subsequent document leaks online. It urged French media not to publish the documents, warning that some of them are “probably” fake. It also urged citizens not to relay the data on social media to protect

Macron’s French presidential campaign emails leaked online

Some nine gigabytes of data were posted by a user called EMLEAKS to Pastebin. Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a “massive” computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen.

The Police vs. the PC Police

Cal Thomas, As is almost always the case, signs of trouble preceded the latest shooting in Paris, which left one police officer dead and wounded two bystanders before police killed the gunman, later identified as French national Karim Cheurfi, a known criminal with a long, violent record. ISIS claimed to be behind the attack. According

French presidential election: Leftist protesters grow violent after results come in

Police detained 29 people in Paris on Sunday after “anti-fascist” demonstrators became violent – hurling glass bottles and firecrackers and setting cars ablaze. Six officers and three demonstrators were injured during the protests at the Place de la Bastille. Several businesses sustained damage, Agence-France Presse reported. At least three people were arrested.  Many of the

France election: Marine Le Pen sees Trump-like boost in support

With one day before France officially heads to the polls for the first round of its presidential elections, candidate Marine Le Pen — who has built her campaign on the populist anger that helped President Trump get elected — is seeing a similar boost in support. An opinion poll released Friday by Odoxa shows her nearly neck-and-neck

President Trump on Paris: ‘It Looks Like Another Terrorist Attack… It Never Ends’

Michelle Moons, WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump responded during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to a question on the shooting of a police officer in Paris on Thursday. “Our condolences from our country to the people of France,” said President Trump. “It looks like another terrorist attack,” he continued.