News: Weekend Reads

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

Thursday  02:56,   19 april 2018
TODAY

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
MSN

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

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One dead after jetliner apparently blows an engine in flight

Tuesday  23:12,   17 april 2018
MSN

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
MSN

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[...]

Trump's tabloid past may come back to haunt him

Tuesday  17:08,   17 april 2018
CNN

Donald Trump's tabloid lifestyle made him rich, famous and ultimately built the persona that made him President. Yet his back-to-the-future encounter with his sensational and melodramatic past might become his Achilles'[...]

‘This is not some tin-pot dictatorship’: Comey pushes back against Trump’s suggestion he be jailed

Tuesday  17:08,   17 april 2018
The Washington Post

The former FBI director told NPR that the president's tweets should not be considered normal.Former FBI director James B. Comey is pushing back against President Trump’s suggestion that he should be jailed, saying in a new interview that Trump’s [...]

Syrian air defenses shoot down missiles over two air bases: state TV, Hezbollah

Tuesday  16:17,   17 april 2018
Reuters

Syrian air defenses shoot down missiles over two air bases: state TV, HezbollahState television showed pictures of a missile that was shot in the air above the air base only days after a U.S., British and French attack on Syrian targets in[...]

Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

Monday  23:22,   16 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.</p>Russian President Vladimir[...]

Sean Hannity revealed as Michael Cohen's mystery third client

Monday  23:22,   16 april 2018
New York Daily News

Sean Hannity revealed as Michael Cohen's mystery third clientHannity’s name was revealed on Monday by Cohen’s lawyer during a Manhattan Federal Court hearing. Cohen and his legal team had tried to withhold Hannity’s name — and only referred to[...]

Trump puts the brake on new Russian sanctions, reversing Haley’s announcement

Monday  22:37,   16 april 2018
The Washington Post

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‘Big price to pay’: Inside Trump’s decision to bomb Syria

Sunday  05:01,   15 april 2018
The Washington Post

Even with Trump’s jubilant response to the strikes, several advisers close to the president said they had no inclination there was a long-term strategy for the region.For him, the only question was[...]

Mueller has evidence that Trump lawyer met in Prague with Russians during campaign, sources say

Saturday  17:56,   14 april 2018
MSN

Mueller has evidence that Trump lawyer met in Prague with Russians during campaign, sources sayConfirmation of the trip would lend credence to a retired British spy's report that Cohen strategized there with a powerful Kremlin figure about Russian[...]

Nazi legacy found in Norwegian trees

Saturday  17:56,   14 april 2018
BBC News

Nazi legacy found in Norwegian treesThe largest vessel in Hitler's Kriegsmarine, it was stationed for much of the war along the Norwegian coast to deter an Allied[...]

Russia prepares for nuclear war with U.S.

Thursday  21:12,   12 april 2018
Newsweek

Russian state media is telling citizens what to store in bomb shelters as the country prepares for war with Washington.Warning that the potential conflict between the two superpowers would be “catastrophic,” an anchor for Russia’s Vesti 24 showed[...]