News: Weekend Reads

Toronto police ID suspect in van attack

Tuesday  04:30,   24 april 2018
The Hill

The Toronto Police Department has identified the man suspected of killing 10 people and injured 15 more in a van attackon Monday. The Toronto Police Department has identified the man suspected of killing 10 people and injured 15 more in a[...]

Suspect in Toronto van attack identified: CBC TV

Tuesday  03:06,   24 april 2018
Reuters

The suspect in the Toronto van attack that killed nine people and injured 16 others is a 25-year-old man named Alek Minassian, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation said on Monday. CBC TV did not cite sources. A driver in a white van plowed into a[...]

Source: Toronto collision believed to be deliberate

Tuesday  01:52,   24 april 2018
CNN

A white van collided with numerous pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, on Monday, Toronto Police said.Canada's Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale said there are some casualties from the collisions, but didn't offer[...]

#TorontoStrong: City of Toronto bands together after van strikes, kills 9, injures 16 pedestrians

Tuesday  01:52,   24 april 2018
Global News

The hashtag #TorontoStrong and #CanadaStrong immediately began appearing all over social media, with people sending messages of love, hope and resilience in the wake of the tragic incident. "We will not allow evil of any stripe to terrorize us. We[...]

Prince George and Princess Charlotte look cute in blue to visit their baby brother

Monday  20:07,   23 april 2018
Today's Parent

Prince William brought his children to the hospital to visit their baby brother—and Princess Charlotte was so excited she couldn't help but wave to everyone.This morning at 11:01, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed a baby boy—and five[...]

Reporter fatally shot on Facebook Live amid Nicaragua unrest

Monday  18:32,   23 april 2018
cbc.ca

Journalist Angel Gahona was fatally shot as he was holding up a cellphone and narrating on Facebook Live about the unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms.Seconds later a gunshot rings out and Gahona slumps lifeless to the curb. Voices cry[...]

Internet obsessed with Melania Trump beaming beside Barack Obama

Monday  16:07,   23 april 2018
MSN

"Melania is actually happier with Obama at a funeral than she is with Trump at his inauguration."Melania Trump was beaming while standing next to Barack Obama at the funeral of Barbara Bush, and a photograph of the special moment has gone[...]

Michigan couple welcomes 14th son — and wait until you hear his name

Monday  16:06,   23 april 2018
TODAY

The wait is over for Kateri and Jay Schwandt: It's a boy! (Again!)The proud parents already had 13 sons ranging in age from 25 to 2 when they became pregnant with what they feel will probably be their final[...]

Woman gets revenge on cheating husband in most millennial way ever

Saturday  01:06,   21 april 2018
MSN

It’s 2018 and that means that things are done a lot differently then it was a few years ago. With social media comes a new way to exact revenge on people who have wronged you. Just like one American woman who found out her husband was[...]

Alabama executes Walter Moody, the oldest inmate put to death in the modern era

Friday  21:31,   20 april 2018
The Washington Post

Authorities said the man was behind a string of explosives set off or sent to people in 1989.Three decades after a bombing campaign claimed the life of a federal judge, set off panic and prompted a sprawling federal investigation, authorities in[...]

As a Plus-Size Woman, It Was Hard to Ignore the Ugliness of I Feel Pretty

Friday  21:31,   20 april 2018
Flare

When it comes to gaining confidence IRL, it takes a lot more work than a bump on the[...]

'Sea Nomads' Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted to Diving

Friday  18:31,   20 april 2018
National Geographic

For hundreds of years, the Bajau have lived at sea, and natural selection may have made them genetically stronger divers.Most people can hold their breath underwater for a few seconds, some for a few minutes. But a group of people called the Bajau[...]

Kangaroo Killed by Zoo Visitors Throwing Bricks

Friday  18:31,   20 april 2018
Newsweek

Creature will be stuffed as a warning to future visitors.Visitors to Fuzhou Zoo in Fujian Province had been trying to get a response from kangaroos by throwing bricks and concrete[...]

Two Florida deputies killed in apparent ambush at restaurant

Friday  04:55,   20 april 2018
MSN

Two sheriff’s deputies were fatally shot in Trenton, Fla. on Thursday, an official confirmed. [...]

One month before royal wedding, Meghan Markle's brother claims she's 'torn my entire family apart'

Friday  04:55,   20 april 2018
Wonderwall

'She's not genuine like Diana,' Tom Markle Jr. says of half-sister Meghan, who has not invited him to her nuptials.Her half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr., confirms he hasn't been invited -- nor has Meghan's half-sister, Samantha Grant, for[...]