News: Weekend Reads

Car rams into pedestrians in Melbourne; 19 injured

Thursday  19:25,   21 december 2017
msn

<p>Australian police say the driver of a vehicle that rammed into pedestrians in Melbourne is an Australian citizen of Afghan decent who has a known history of drug use and mental health issues.</p>Police said the driver was a 32-year-old[...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share breathtaking engagement photos

Thursday  17:22,   21 december 2017
today

The stunning photos clearly show a couple in love!Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released their official engagement portrait, a pair of stunning photographs that clearly show the couple's affection for each[...]

Minnesota woman pleads guilty in YouTube stunt that killed boyfriend

Wednesday  15:01,   20 december 2017
msn

A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her boyfriend in a videotaped stunt they planned to post on YouTube.Monalisa Perez, 20, pleaded guilty last week to second-degree manslaughter in the June 26 death of 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz[...]

North Korea Executes Nuclear Test Site Chief: Report

Wednesday  15:01,   20 december 2017
newsweek

News of Park’s alleged execution follow reports that North Korea’s second most powerful official after leader Kim Jong Un has been punished.Park In Young—the name's spelling may be subject to changes depending on the translation and[...]

Wireless carriers get into promotional spirit

Tuesday  22:22,   19 december 2017
msn

Canada's major wireless carriers are apologizing for long customer service wait times as consumers scramble to cash in on limited-time promotional offers. TORONTO - Canada's major wireless carriers are apologizing for long customer service wait[...]

China warns Trump's new security policy risks confrontation with 'mutual losses'

Tuesday  16:06,   19 december 2017
cnn

China's embassy in Washington has responded to Trump's new security policy with a statement warning that "confrontation will only lead to mutual losses." After a successful visit by US President Donald Trump to Beijing earlier[...]

Passengers killed when Amtrak train on new route derails in Washington state

Tuesday  05:05,   19 december 2017
reuters

<p>An Amtrak train derailed on Monday in Washington state during its inaugural run on a faster route from Seattle to Portland, Oregon, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge onto a major highway, killing at least three riders and injuring[...]

Passengers killed when Amtrak train on new route derails in Washington state

Monday  22:36,   18 december 2017
reuters

An Amtrak train derailed on a bridge over a highway in Pierce County, Washington[...]

Toronto Buzzes With Talk of Billionaire Couple’s Suspicious Death

Monday  17:35,   18 december 2017
nytimes

Family and friends of the generic-drug mogul Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, say someone killed them and made it look like a murder-suicide.The last chapter was without doubt the most sensational — and he did not get to write it. It occurred last [...]

'Begging for a royal wedding invite?' Ivanka Trump trolled for wishing Prince Harry and Meghan on Twitter

Monday  00:36,   18 december 2017
ibtimes.co.uk

'Begging for a royal wedding invite?' Ivanka Trump trolled for wishing Prince Harry and Meghan on TwitterWith another royal wedding on the cards, celebrities, both in the US and the UK, took to social media to congratulate the soon-to-be[...]

The US said it might block North Korean ships — and Pyongyang called it a 'big step' toward nuclear war

Saturday  15:51,   16 december 2017
businessinsider

The US said it might block North Korean ships — and Pyongyang called it a 'big step' toward nuclear warThe threat riled Pyongyang, which has now threatened war if its ships are[...]

Judd, Sorvino respond to Weinstein blacklist report

Saturday  02:35,   16 december 2017
cbsnews

Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino have responded to director Peter Jackson's comments that Harvey Weinstein blacklisted them . Jackson said in an interview with New Zealand media outlet Stuff that Harvey and Bob Weinstein specifically told him not to [...]

TD Canada Trust backs down, releases family's $846K inheritance

Friday  16:11,   15 december 2017
cbc.ca

TD Canada Trust apologizes to an Ontario family and releases more than $846,000, hours after CBC News reported that their original bank draft had been lost by UPS. "We understand that we've reached a resolution with our customer," bank spokeswoman[...]

4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern France

Friday  06:50,   15 december 2017
msn

4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern FrancePhotos from the scene tweeted by a local television station showed the train derailed and the bus shorn in half — with first responders gathered[...]

Kim Jong Un's top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggest

Friday  06:50,   15 december 2017
msn

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