News: Weekend Reads

Two Florida deputies killed in apparent ambush at restaurant

Friday  04:55,   20 april 2018

Two sheriff’s deputies were fatally shot in Trenton, Fla. on Thursday, an official confirmed. [...]

One month before royal wedding, Meghan Markle's brother claims she's 'torn my entire family apart'

Friday  04:55,   20 april 2018

'She's not genuine like Diana,' Tom Markle Jr. says of half-sister Meghan, who has not invited him to her nuptials.Her half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr., confirms he hasn't been invited -- nor has Meghan's half-sister, Samantha Grant, for[...]

Doctors Said She Was Fat. She Actually Had Cancer.

Friday  00:05,   20 april 2018

Doctors Said She Was Fat. She Actually Had Cancer.Rebecca Hiles, above, suffered from unexplained coughing fits for[...]

Swaziland king changes the country's name

Friday  00:05,   20 april 2018
BBC News

King Mswati III declares a name change at events celebrating independence and his 50th birthday.The monarch announced the official change at Golden Jubilee celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Swazi[...]

After calling Barbara Bush an ‘amazing racist,’ a professor taunts critics: ‘I will never be fired’

Thursday  22:26,   19 april 2018
The Washington Post

Angry critics demanded that the university fire Randa Jarrar. She said she was protected by tenure.Former president Bill Clinton, the man who once campaigned against her husband, called Bush “a remarkable woman” with “grit & grace, brains &[...]

'Viva Diaz-Canel'? Cuba's next president won't be a Castro, creating delicate time for Canada-Cuba relations

Thursday  20:36,   19 april 2018

Cuba's next president will be a non-Castro for the first time in almost 60 years, ending an era in which the island’s revolution was presided over by a generation of charismatic guerrilla leaders with a personal affinity for Canada’s Trudeau[...]

RCMP to offer update on Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Thursday  20:36,   19 april 2018

The RCMP will update the public on the investigation into the Humboldt Broncos team bus collision that left 16 people dead. No announcement on potential charges will be made, RCMP[...]

Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home

Thursday  20:36,   19 april 2018

For Sam Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and forced child propaganda videos of[...]

The Latest: Plane victim's death attributed to impact trauma

Thursday  05:20,   19 april 2018

Philadelphia's medical examiner says that a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a Southwest Airlines plane died of blunt impact trauma to her head, neck and torso. PHILADELPHIA — The Latest on the plane that made an[...]

Cohen Would Turn Against President if Charged, Counselor Warned Trump

Thursday  04:25,   19 april 2018

Cohen Would Turn Against President if Charged, Counselor Warned TrumpMr. Trump made the call seeking advicel from Jay Goldberg, who represented Mr. Trump in the 1990s and early 2000s. Mr. Goldberg said he cautioned the president not to trust Mr.[...]

McKayla Maroney reveals she was molested 'hundreds' of times in exclusive interview

Thursday  02:56,   19 april 2018

The gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast says her abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar started with her first visit to him when she was 13.In an NBC News exclusive interview airing Sunday on "Dateline," Maroney opens up about the years of abuse she said she[...]

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

Wednesday  04:11,   18 april 2018

Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought[...]

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Wednesday  03:26,   18 april 2018
The Hill


One dead after jetliner apparently blows an engine in flight

Tuesday  23:12,   17 april 2018

One dead after jetliner apparently blows an engine in flight(Video courtesy FOX[...]

Seven Engines to Avoid like The Plague

Tuesday  22:42,   17 april 2018

Car companies are first and foremost engine builders; it’s their reason for being. The evidence is right there in the name: General Motors, Ford Motor Company and Bavarian Motor Werks, to rhyme off just a[...]