‘Served in silence’: homophobia persists amongst older veterans, digger says

Keith Drew has been punched in RSLs, kicked out of clubs, and treated with disdain by those who were once his brothers in arms. The gay veteran speaks out about his treatment in the armed forces, and says there’s still a long way to go to tackle homophobia, particularly among older servicemen.

         April 27, 2019 at 12:51PM https://ab.co/2XQyU0t

China wants more countries to join its Belt and Road program

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for more countries to join his sprawling infrastructure-building initiative as he promises better environmental and financial standards in the hopes of winning over more world leaders.

         April 27, 2019 at 12:51PM https://ab.co/2XPDuw0

He’s back: White nationalist #GOP lawmaker promotes domestic terrorism https://t.co/MbRXWPW5xt https://t.co/PQwI8BG5x8

DEVELOPING: Casualties reported after crane collapses from roof in downtown Seattle https://t.co/ALmVjBdh7d

.@realDonaldTrump: Sincerest THANK YOU to our great Border Patrol Agent who stopped the shooter at the Synagogue in Poway, California. He may have been off duty but his talents for Law Enforcement weren’t.

.@realDonaldTrump: Sincerest THANK YOU to our great Border Patrol Agent who stopped the shooter at the Synagogue in Poway, California. He may have been off duty but his talents for Law Enforcement weren’t.

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He’s back: White nationalist #GOP lawmaker promotes domestic terrorism https://t.co/MbRXWPW5xt https://t.co/PQwI8BG5x8

RT @Rita_Katz: 3) The letter also lists those that “inspire” him, including Adolf Hitler and Moon Man, a white supremacist meme character. To that point, the letter stresses the power of Internet to white supremacist community, urging them to “make memes, shitpost” https://t.co/OU4C10MpGD

RT @Rita_Katz: 2) In his letter, the likely attacker (name not yet released) says it took him four weeks to plan the shooting, and claims to have “scorched a mosque in Escondido with gasoline a week after Brenton Tarrant’s sacrifice and they never found shit on me.”

RT @Rita_Katz: 1) BREAKING: Shooter at #SanDiego synagogue appears to be a white supremacist who described his hate for Jews & others in a letter. States he was inspired by #NewZealand shooter Brenton Tarrant and urges fellow white supremacists to carry out their own attacks. https://t.co/rulXZbv7xh

‘You can fix it yourself’: Workshops teach migrants technical skills recycling old computers

A workshop at the State Library of Queensland takes a fresh approach to electronic waste by teaching refugee and migrant students to build their own computers, repurposing old government PCs that would otherwise be destined for landfill.

         April 27, 2019 at 12:21PM https://ab.co/2L8zky2