News: Weekend Reads

Nastya Rybka: Sex coach charged with prostitution in Thailand

Thursday  20:36,   05 april 2018
CNN

A self-styled sex coach who claims to have insider knowledge of Moscow's attempts to meddle in the US election has been charged with prostitution in Thailand. Anastasia Vashukevich made headlines last month when she publicly asked the United[...]

38-Year-Old Man Allegedly Kept Utah Teen as 'His Pet'

Thursday  05:20,   05 april 2018
Newsweek

38-Year-Old Man Allegedly Kept Utah Teen as 'His Pet'Raymond Burk was charged with five counts of sexual contact with a minor, assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping in Maricopa County, Arizona where he’s been held on $150,000 bond,[...]

Top lawyers weigh in on what divorce would mean for Melania

Thursday  05:20,   05 april 2018
New York Daily News

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Twin sisters known for spirited battle with severe OCD die in possible ‘suicide pact’

Wednesday  16:27,   04 april 2018
The Washington Post

Amanda and Sara Eldritch underwent deep brain stimulation to treat severe obsessive compulsive disorder.Diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder as teenagers, the twin sisters’ lives were consumed with disgust at everything around them. In their [...]

Officials: YouTube shooting investigated as domestic dispute

Wednesday  16:16,   04 april 2018
MSN

Officials: YouTube shooting investigated as domestic disputeSAN BRUNO, Calif.— A woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube and told her family members she "hated" the company opened fire at YouTube's headquarters in California on[...]

What's causing the Earth to split open in Kenya?

Wednesday  05:26,   04 april 2018
CBS News

What's causing the Earth to split open in Kenya?WASHINGTON -- A giant crack in the Earth opened up almost overnight, 50 feet deep and at its widest 65 feet across, slicing through a highway and terrifying many who live in an area just west of[...]

Mueller told Trump’s attorneys the president remains under investigation but is not currently a criminal target

Wednesday  05:25,   04 april 2018
The Washington Post

Mueller told Trump’s attorneys the president remains under investigation but is not currently a criminal targetIn private negotiations in early March about a possible presidential interview, Mueller described Trump as a subject of his investigation[...]

Trump wants military to secure border with Mexico until wall is built

Wednesday  02:25,   04 april 2018
The Boston Globe

Trump wants military to secure border with Mexico until wall is builtSpeaking at a lunch with Baltic leaders, Trump said he’d already discussed the idea with Defense Secretary Jim[...]

Jill McCabe: The president attacked my reputation. It’s time to set the record straight.

Wednesday  02:25,   04 april 2018
The Washington Post

There was no connection between my campaign and my husband’s role at the FBI. After the 2016 election, I thought for a while that it was all over — at least now that President-elect Trump won, he would stop coming after us. How naive that was.[...]

Police in California respond to 'active shooter' at YouTube offices

Wednesday  00:05,   04 april 2018
Reuters

Police in California respond to 'active shooter' at YouTube officesPolice in the city south of San Francisco warned people in a Twitter message to stay away from the address where YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc's Google, is[...]

Dutch lawyer sentenced to 30 days in prison in Russia probe

Tuesday  21:50,   03 april 2018
MSN

A Dutch attorney who lied to federal agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in prison in the first punishment handed down in special counsel's Russia investigation. He was also ordered to[...]

CNN fires back at Trump attack tweet with fact-check

Tuesday  19:45,   03 april 2018
The Hill

CNN on Tuesday fired back at President Trump after he went on the attack against the network in an early morning tweet. "Once again, false. The personal political beliefs of CNN's employees are of no interest to us," CNN's[...]

Police search home of family who drove off California cliff

Tuesday  02:27,   03 april 2018
NBC News

Police searched the family's Washington state home for travel itineraries, bank records and photographs, among other things.Washington state authorities have executed a search warrant at the home of the family who died after driving over a[...]

Wisconsin Teen Swept Away in Riptide While Trying to Save Parents: 'We're Never Gonna Move On'

Tuesday  02:27,   03 april 2018
People

<p>A Wisconsin couple is desperate to find their teen son’s body after the 17-year-old was swept away in a riptide while trying to save them during a trip to an Alabama beach last weekend.</p>A Wisconsin couple is desperate to find their teen[...]

How North Korea Could Start World War III

Tuesday  02:26,   03 april 2018
The Daily Beast

A complex, ever-changing situation in North Asia could lead to simultaneous conflict in Europe and both ends of Asia — just like it did in 1914.In fact, an invigoration of the China-North Korea alliance, a possible result of the officially[...]