Veteran diplomat warns Trump could push Germany into the arms of Russia and China

REUTERS/Ruben Sprich President Donald Trump could push Germany into the arms of Russia and China, veteran German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger warns. He’s encouraging Germans not to give up on the United States because of Trump. Trump has repeatedly attacked Germany for its trade surplus and lack of defense spending, unsettling a country that has long […]

‘Time to go’: Veteran US ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump’s EU & NATO rants

Donald Trump’s careless statements and clumsy transatlantic policies have reportedly forced the US ambassador to Estonia to retire from his post, saying these values are no longer compatible with “his DNA.” “The United States’ Ambassador to Estonia, Jim Melville, announced his intent to retire from the Foreign Service, effective July 29, after 33 years of […]

America’s oldest living WWII veteran just turned 112 — and he smokes 12 cigars a day

America’s oldest World War II veteran, and the oldest man in America, turned 112 years old on Friday. Richard Overton is an Army veteran who served in the South Pacific, including Guam and Iwo Jima.  Overton still smokes 12 cigars, drinks multiple cups of coffee and even whiskey and coke every day.  He smokes cigars, […]

Veteran racer taken to hospital after 12 Hour crash

ANDREW Bagnall has been taken to hospital in Orange after crashing heavily during the early hours of the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. The 70-year-old, driving the No.82 International Motorsport Audi with Matt Halliday and Johnny Reid, hit the wall at Sulman Park on Lap 42, two more cars crashing behind him as they tried to […]

Paul Ryan is on ‘Team Russia,’ claims veteran political analyst

You are either with us, or Russian. This seem to be the logic of mainstream liberal media as yet another politician supporting the release of a memo on FBI surveillance abuses is branded “Team Russia.” Veteran journalist and MSNBC political analyst accused House Speaker Paul Ryan of being a Russian stooge during a political discussion […]

A Vietnam War veteran explains the tactical case for the flamethrower

US Marine Corps The US military stopped using flamethrowers in 1978, but there are several potential applications of the flamethrower to modern counter-terrorism operations. Still, the potential for uncontrollable and indiscriminate collateral damage makes them less-than-ideal for prolonged operations in urban terror strongholds like, say Mosul or Raqqa. But there’s no law against them in the […]

Google hired a video games industry veteran who worked for both PlayStation and Xbox (GOOG, MSFT, SNE)

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Phil Harrison, a former PlayStation and Xbox veteran, is moving from the gaming space to the technology world and announced on Twitter that he is joining Google as a vice president and GM. Harrison spent over 15 years at Sony, from 1992 to 2008, where he helped the growth of Sony Computer Entertainment’s […]

Team Canada pins Olympic hockey hopes on veteran roster

‘There are some tremendous stories here, guys who have had adversity through some phase of their careers,’ says Team Canada general manager When general manager Sean Burke delivered his 25-player Canadian men’s Olympic team on Thursday there wasn’t the sort of scrutiny that Steve Yzerman or Wayne Gretzky or Bobby Clarke endured while they put […]

Blind war veteran goes viral with tutorial to aid Twitter’s visually impaired

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 15:31 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 15:32 A blind war veteran has blown the collective minds of the Twitterati after revealing a range of accessibility options that can improve the experience of visually-impaired users on the social media site. Rob Long, who describes himself as a London-based military veteran injured […]