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Former intelligence officials bite back after Trump goes after Brennan’s clearance

“They included Clapper as well as two former CIA directors who have been regular critics of the president: retired Air Force Gen” writes Chief Correspondent for washingtonpost.com. The precipitating event was Trump’s decision to revoke Wednesday the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan — a loud, persistent and acerbic critic of the president.They include William Webster, the former FBI director; George Tenet, who was CIA director at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks; retired Army Gen.Trump likely sees the episode as further evidence that the intelligence community…

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Maryland board takes control of McNair, culture investigations

“Both investigations are now under the control of Maryland’s board of regents, after a four-hour meeting was held Friday in Baltimore” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The board of regents for the University System of Maryland unanimously voted Friday to take full control of two investigations involving the Maryland football program, including the one examining the events leading to the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.After a long and robust discussion, the board voted unanimously to assume responsibility for the investigations into these two separate issues. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Former Met chiefs join outcry against police probe into British soldiers in Northern Ireland 

“The retired police officers, once the most powerful in the country, have questioned why resources are being spent on investigating veterans for events in Northern Ireland up to 50 years old” writes Chief Reporter for telegraph.co.uk. The unprecedented intervention of Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington and Sir Paul Stephenson, both retired Met Police commissioners, will add to growing pressure on the Government to scrap investigations into troops who served in Northern Ireland. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Kelly to stay on as Trump’s White House chief of staff until 2020

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House Chief of Staff John Kelly plans to stay in his post through the presidential election until 2020, a White House official told Reuters, putting to rest months of speculation that the retired military general would be the next to leave U.S. President Donald Trump’s inner circle” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. A retired Marine Corps general, Kelly, 68, has been credited with bringing some measure of order and stability to a White House that has often been chaotic. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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The Air Force retired its first stealth aircraft more than a decade ago, but it’s still lurking in the skies over the US

“When asked by Defense News, the Air Force said a few weeks later that the Nighthawk was retired” writes Christopher Woody for businessinsider.com. In this instance however, the two aircraft in question appeared to be F-117 Nighthawks — planes that were retired more than a decade ago.After 25 years in service, the Air Force retired the F-117 on April 22, 2008. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Siri’s last co-founder has left Apple

“Gruber, along with Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer, cofounded Siri Inc, the company which created the original Siri app and which Apple purchased in 2010 for $200 million” writes Jul Edt for theverge.com. A number of reports from inside Apple’s Siri team have suggested that the company’s digital assistant has been hampered by a lack of direction and conflicting interests.According to a report from The Information, the last remaining cofounder of the digital assistant, Tom Gruber, has left the company. Source: theverge.com Share This:

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The last Siri co-founder has retired from Apple

“Gruber, along with Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer, cofounded Siri Inc, the company which created the original Siri app and which Apple purchased in 2010 for $200 million” writes Jul Edt for theverge.com. A number of reports from inside Apple’s Siri team have suggested that the company’s digital assistant has been hampered by a lack of direction and conflicting interests.According to a report from The Information, the last remaining cofounder of the digital assistant, Tom Gruber, has left the company. Source: theverge.com Share This:

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Retiring early doesn’t mean you’ll stop making money — here’s how one retired millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

“When I was contemplating early retirement while working, I was very burnt out,” Livingston previously told Business Insider” writes Hillary Hoffower for businessinsider.com. Livingston started writing on the blog in August 2016, she said, covering everything from investing and saving to planning for early retirement.In fact, if she had known it was still possible to generate income while retired, Livingston thinks she would have retired even earlier than she did. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire, and seeing how little it costs to live now makes me think differently about money and happiness

“At that point, I had no kids, no debts, a light-weight life with hardly any possessions, so I didn’t need the money” writes Chrisreining Com for businessinsider.com. The author of “Stumbling on Happiness” says once you have enough money for basic needs like food and shelter “incremental increases have little effect on your happiness.”. I spent many years working, trading time for money, then using that money to satisfy superficial desires.What he’s saying is that the more money you have, the less happiness it buys. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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