News: Weekend Reads

A Michigan Town Is Forcing This Man To Sell 20 Old Cars Off His Property Every Month

Tuesday  23:38,   19 september 2017
Jalopnik

To Ron Dauzet, it’s a collection of more than 200 cars—some common, some rare, everything from old BMWs and Mercedes-Benzes to MGs and Jeeps and Porsches. To Ron Dauzet, it’s a collection of more than 200 cars—some common, some rare,[...]

How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances

Tuesday  23:38,   19 september 2017
Reuters

<p>As deaths mount in America's opioid crisis, communities on the front lines face a hidden toll: the financial cost.</p>Ross County, a largely rural region of 77,000 people an hour south of Columbus, Ohio, is wrestling with an explosion[...]

When will self-driving electric cars make conventional cars worthless?

Tuesday  23:37,   19 september 2017
Quartz

You’re not worrying about it yet, but tens of millions of conventional vehicles could one day be dumped in junkyards and weedy lots when self-driving,…Video: Mercedes Takes On Tesla With New Electric Concept Cars (provided by Wochit Tech) Click[...]

Here’s the story behind that Delta Flight 431 and its race with Irma

Tuesday  02:12,   19 september 2017
The Washington Post

The quick-turn mission to pick up 173 passengers in San Juan was carefully planned and orchestrated — both on the ground and in the air.It was breathtaking for the rest of the world, who watched the aircraft on radar flying down to Puerto Rico and[...]

Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majority

Friday  02:57,   09 june 2017
Reuters

Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majorityThe exit poll predicted May's party would not win a majority of the 650 seats in parliament to take office alone, meaning she would have to form a coalition or attempt to govern with [...]

White House: Trump is not a liar

Friday  02:56,   09 june 2017
The Hill

White House: Trump is not a liarWhite House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that President Trump is "not a liar" hours after ousted FBI Director James Comey said the president had lied about the[...]

Bodies, aircraft parts found in search for Myanmar plane

Friday  02:56,   09 june 2017
MSN

<p>A military spokesman says bodies and aircraft parts have been found during the search for a transport plane that disappeared Wednesday afternoon.</p>YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A navy ship found bodies and aircraft parts in the seas off Myanmar[...]

Complainant denies instigating sex with cops

Friday  02:56,   09 june 2017
MSN

A female parking enforcement officer categorically denied instigating a sexual encounter with three Toronto police officers after a night of partying with members of the force.The complainant has testified that after drinking at various bars[...]

Analysis | 7 takeaways from Comey’s extraordinary testimony about what Trump told him to do

Friday  02:55,   09 june 2017
The Washington Post

Analysis | 7 takeaways from Comey’s extraordinary testimony about what Trump told him to doSubscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington[...]

Liberals mastering the craft of delicate Trump diplomacy: Harper

Friday  02:55,   09 june 2017
Toronto Star

It would be tempting to analyze the Chrystia Freeland-Harjit Sajjan two-step this week as a bit of a shell game, a break from Donald Trump’s world vision a day before Ottawa amped up defence spending to please our neighbour. After all, the first[...]

Bloc chief Martine Ouellet puts down revolt against her leadership

Friday  02:55,   09 june 2017
The Gazette

Show of unity follows a full day and night of high drama in the party sparked when Ouellet’s chief of staff,  Louis-Philippe Dubois, tried to leak information damaging to Fortin’s reputation to the Huffington Post.In response to the report,[...]

Neighbor says Cosby accuser became withdrawn

Friday  02:55,   09 june 2017
MSN

Neighbor says Cosby accuser became withdrawnPurna Rodman Conare testified on Thursday at Cosby's sexual assault[...]

Donald Trump Jr. defends father, attacks Comey as ex-FBI chief testifies

Friday  02:51,   09 june 2017
MSN

Donald Trump Jr. defends father, attacks Comey as ex-FBI chief testifiesDonald Trump Jr. is posting repeatedly during the closely watched testimony. He repeatedly defended his father and attacked[...]

'Serial' star, guilty of killing girlfriend, seeks new trial

Friday  02:51,   09 june 2017
MSN

'Serial' star, guilty of killing girlfriend, seeks new trialProsecutors and lawyers for Adnan Syed will present arguments before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. A lower court judge last year vacated Syed's conviction and ruled that he [...]

Texas boy dies of 'dry drowning' after swimming trip, family says

Friday  02:50,   09 june 2017
MSN

Texas boy dies of 'dry drowning' after swimming trip, family saysFrankie, 4, was on a family trip during Memorial Day weekend when he went swimming in the Texas City Dike, his father, Francisco Delgado Jr., told[...]