News: Weekend Reads

Bosnian-Croat war crimes convict dies after taking 'poison' on court TV

Wednesday  18:37,   29 november 2017

<p>Slobodan Praljak died in a hospital after he was seen drinking from a flask or glass as a U.N. judge read out a ruling against him, state TV reported.</p>Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in a hospital in the Hague after he was seen drinking from[...]

Prince Harry’s ex Cressida Bonas posts cryptic message hours after engagement announcement

Wednesday  18:36,   29 november 2017

Hours after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement to the world, Harry’s ex girlfriend Cressida Bonas posted a very cryptic message on social media. Cressida, 28, dated Prince Harry for two years before he went on to find love[...]

The Royal rule Meghan Markle broke during the engagement photoshoot

Wednesday  15:35,   29 november 2017

Someone please call the corgis because something controversial has just gone down at Buckingham Palace.&nbsp;(Video provided by[...]

North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in sea close to Japan

Wednesday  04:06,   29 november 2017

<p>North Korea fired a ballistic missile, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Wednesday, citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. The report provided no further details.</p><p></p><p></p>North Korea fired the missile [...]

Kate Middleton's uncle sentenced for hitting wife

Wednesday  04:05,   29 november 2017
Sky News

The uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge has been fined £5,000 and handed a community order after striking his wife with a "left hook" to the face during an argument. Gary Goldsmith knocked Julie-Ann Goldsmith to the ground after she accused [...]

Crew in missing Argentina submarine reported leak in final message

Tuesday  21:35,   28 november 2017

The Argentina submarine that vanished 12 days ago sent a final, desperate message reporting a short-circuiting battery and fire onboard, the Argentine navy said Monday.Enrique Balbi, a spokesman for the Argentine navy, told reporters that in the ARA [...]

Meet the Markles - From a 'reclusive' bishop to a gun-wielding brother and Meghan's mum and dad

Monday  17:37,   27 november 2017

Move over Carole and Michael, there's a brand new extended family in town. Meet Prince Harry's future mother-in-law and father-in-lawAfter centuries of posh people marrying posh people, Prince Harry ’s actress-slash-philanthropist fiancee[...]

How this mom turned a $2,000 loan from her mother into a $260 million fortune

Monday  16:37,   27 november 2017

Jessica Iclisoy launched California Baby when she couldn't find shampoo with natural ingredients for her new baby."I just walked in," says Iclisoy, speaking at the Iconic Tour in Los Angeles. "I had my bottle and I talked to the lady on the[...]

Some Waco Survivors Await Cult Leader David Koresh's Resurrection: 'We Hope to See Him Again'

Monday  15:51,   27 november 2017

Some Waco Survivors Await Cult Leader David Koresh's Resurrection: 'We Hope to See Him Again'David Koresh was one of the most well-known cult leaders of the 20th century, amassing hundreds of followers as the leader of the Branch[...]

He thought he saw a deer and fired his pistol. Now his neighbor is dead.

Saturday  07:20,   25 november 2017
The Washington Post

A woman was killed Wednesday after a neighbor mistook her for a deer and shot her.Rosemary Billquist, 43, got home from work about 5 p.m., and left shortly after to walk the couple’s dogs, Stella and Sugar, near the field behind their Sherman, N.Y., [...]

How you’re taxed when selling a business to family

Saturday  07:20,   25 november 2017

Selling a franchise location to a family member can get[...]

If you invested $1,000 in stocks like Amazon and Netflix 10 years ago, here’s what you'd have now

Friday  19:22,   24 november 2017

Investing for the first time can be a big step, but if you do it wisely it can pay off.Financial website How Much took a look at some popular stocks in 2007 to find out how much a $1,000 investment in each would be worth now, as of October[...]

The Scientific Reason Why Some of Us Crave Pasta So Darn Much

Friday  02:05,   24 november 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

There are those that want to save room for dessert, and others who can’t help but scoop more pasta onto their plate. It might not even be the best you’ve ever had, but it’s calling your name, and no piece of chocolate will get in your way. What’s[...]

I home-school my five kids to prepare them for the real world

Friday  02:05,   24 november 2017
Today's Parent

Every two to four years, the Spooner family gets relocated. But, home-schooling helps smooth the bumps that come with their nomadic lifestyle. © Used with permission of / © Rogers Media Inc. 2017. The Brignall family. I never saw myself as a[...]

Special Report: In modernizing nuclear arsenal, U.S. stokes new arms race

Thursday  19:35,   23 november 2017

By Scot[...]