News: Weekend Reads

Shooter at large after gunfire at Florida high school-police

Wednesday  23:21,   14 february 2018

Shooter at large after gunfire at Florida high[...]

Olympic Curler’s Shoes Are Revolting, Other Olympians Say

Wednesday  14:50,   14 february 2018
The New York Times

Tyler George competes in shoes he has used for eight years. “They’re a mess,’’ says a teammate. Did we mention George might win gold?GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Tyler George keeps them in his carry-on bag when he travels. He has a hard time letting[...]

Kim Cattrall's Response To Cynthia Nixon Was So Different To The One She Gave SJP

Tuesday  15:12,   13 february 2018
Harper’s BAZAAR

Kim Cattrall's Response To Cynthia Nixon Was So Different To The One She Gave SJPSarah Jessica Parker responded to her ex-co-star's post saying, "Dearest Kim, my love and condolences to you and yours and Godspeed to your beloved brother[...]

Canada wins mixed doubles gold medal

Tuesday  15:12,   13 february 2018

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - The first Olympic gold medal in mixed doubles curling goes to Canada. Canada's John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes downed defending world champions Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland 10-3 in the final.[...]

Couple used garage door to hide secret home

Tuesday  15:11,   13 february 2018
Sky News

A couple who hid a small secret home using a fake garage door and a high fence have been fined by their local council. Reeta Herzallah and Hamdi Almasri were granted planning permission for a development in 2007 on the condition that car parking[...]

Toronto historian says alleged serial murderer Bruce McArthur could’ve been killing since 1970s

Tuesday  05:20,   13 february 2018
Global News

A Toronto historian who studies and authors books on serial killers and their patterns, says if Bruce McArthur is an alleged “typical serial killer,” it’s likely he’s been killing since his late 20s.A Toronto historian who studies and has written[...]

Wife of Donald Trump Jr., exposed to white powder, hospitalised - NYPD

Monday  21:53,   12 february 2018

Vanessa Trump, the wife of Donald Trump Jr., was taken to a hospital on Monday after complaining of nausea when she was exposed to an unidentified white powder that came in the mail, a police spokesman said.Video provided by FOX[...]

'Not the right kind of Catholic’: Private schoolteacher fired days after same-sex wedding

Monday  18:36,   12 february 2018
The Washington Post

Parents of Jocelyn Morffi's students said they didn't know or care about her sexual orientation. Now, they're fighting to save her job.They had a welcome bash at the Florida wedding venue on Friday, a goodbye barbecue on Sunday and their [...]

Accused Killer: Teen Posted a Craiglist Ad Asking to Be Murdered

Monday  15:51,   12 february 2018
The Daily Beast

A man arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Colorado girl claims she posted a deathly request in the "women seeking men" section of Craigslist.Joseph Lopez, 22, claims he didn’t know Natalie Bollinger before the Broomfield,[...]

I Drank Green Tea For 1 Week Instead of Coffee and This Is What Floored Me

Friday  20:20,   09 february 2018

<p>A small cup of coffee offers about 65 milligrams, and a cup of green tea offers about 20 mg. Would I be OK with less caffeine?</p>I know there are no quick fixes when it comes to weight loss. Drinking apple cider vinegar every day or doing[...]

A woman may have given birth in an airport bathroom, and left the baby behind, police say

Thursday  15:23,   08 february 2018
The Washington Post

"Please help me. My mom had no idea she was pregnant. She is unable and unfit to take care of me,” a note read.The woman on the surveillance video arrived at the Tuscon International Airport as an expectant mother, and walked out[...]

DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

Wednesday  19:56,   07 february 2018

DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyesVideo provided by CBC[...]

This Small Thing Makes My Scrambled Eggs a Billion Times Better

Wednesday  14:36,   07 february 2018

I'm tired. You probably are, too. There are both general and specific reasons underpinning this, but today for me, it's due at least in part due to the pressure of writing stories that must "restore your faith in humanity" or be "utterly[...]

She killed 115 people before the last Korean Olympics. Now she wonders: ‘Can my sins be pardoned?’

Tuesday  18:20,   06 february 2018
The Washington Post

Kim Hyon-hui was a North Korean agent arrested for the downing of a KAL jetliner 30 years ago that killed 115.&nbsp;She was acting on national orders. She boarded a South Korean passenger plane, carrying a time bomb. She left the bomb in an[...]

Ashley Graham Models Bikinis Alongside Her Mom in New Swimsuits for All Campaign

Tuesday  14:53,   06 february 2018

Ashley Graham teamed up with an extra special someone to model her latest limited edition Swimsuits for All capsule collection. The 30-year-old model designed her fifth capsule collection with the inclusive swimwear brand (available online now!),[...]