News: Weekend Reads

Syrian air defenses shoot down missiles over two air bases: state TV, Hezbollah

Tuesday  16:17,   17 april 2018
Reuters

Syrian air defenses shoot down missiles over two air bases: state TV, HezbollahState television showed pictures of a missile that was shot in the air above the air base only days after a U.S., British and French attack on Syrian targets in[...]

Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

Monday  23:22,   16 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.</p>Russian President Vladimir[...]

Sean Hannity revealed as Michael Cohen's mystery third client

Monday  23:22,   16 april 2018
New York Daily News

Sean Hannity revealed as Michael Cohen's mystery third clientHannity’s name was revealed on Monday by Cohen’s lawyer during a Manhattan Federal Court hearing. Cohen and his legal team had tried to withhold Hannity’s name — and only referred to[...]

Trump puts the brake on new Russian sanctions, reversing Haley’s announcement

Monday  22:37,   16 april 2018
The Washington Post

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‘Big price to pay’: Inside Trump’s decision to bomb Syria

Sunday  05:01,   15 april 2018
The Washington Post

Even with Trump’s jubilant response to the strikes, several advisers close to the president said they had no inclination there was a long-term strategy for the region.For him, the only question was[...]

Mueller has evidence that Trump lawyer met in Prague with Russians during campaign, sources say

Saturday  17:56,   14 april 2018
MSN

Mueller has evidence that Trump lawyer met in Prague with Russians during campaign, sources sayConfirmation of the trip would lend credence to a retired British spy's report that Cohen strategized there with a powerful Kremlin figure about Russian[...]

Nazi legacy found in Norwegian trees

Saturday  17:56,   14 april 2018
BBC News

Nazi legacy found in Norwegian treesThe largest vessel in Hitler's Kriegsmarine, it was stationed for much of the war along the Norwegian coast to deter an Allied[...]

Russia prepares for nuclear war with U.S.

Thursday  21:12,   12 april 2018
Newsweek

Russian state media is telling citizens what to store in bomb shelters as the country prepares for war with Washington.Warning that the potential conflict between the two superpowers would be “catastrophic,” an anchor for Russia’s Vesti 24 showed[...]

Accused Ottawa killer in coma after jail beating by group of inmates

Thursday  21:12,   12 april 2018
Ottawa Citizen

Accused Ottawa killer in coma after jail beating by group of inmatesEast criminal investigations detectives are probing the violent jailhouse attack after Marco Michaud, 36, was severely beaten Wednesday afternoon by three other inmates at the[...]

'Somebody Killed My Mommy': 7-Year-Old Called 911 After Discovering Slain Bodies of Mom and Uncle

Thursday  03:10,   12 april 2018
People

'Somebody Killed My Mommy': 7-Year-Old Called 911 After Discovering Slain Bodies of Mom and UncleA newly released 911 call details the wrenching aftermath of a double homicide in Washington two years ago, when a 7-year-old pleaded for help[...]

The unexpected anguish of winning the prize every Canadian wants

Thursday  03:10,   12 april 2018
Maclean's

How I decided whether to keep my roll-up-the-rim, new-car prize from Tim[...]

James Comey compares Trump to mob boss in ABC interview

Wednesday  23:51,   11 april 2018
New York Daily News

James Comey compares Trump to mob boss in ABC interviewComey, fired by Trump last May, has largely remained quiet about the President and his administration over the past 11 months, but it appears that’s about to[...]

Why Tuesday Could Define Trump's Presidency

Tuesday  22:06,   10 april 2018
Time

Why Tuesday Could Define Trump's PresidencyRelated Video: Trump Tweets About Raid On His Lawyer (Provided by Wochit[...]

‘A bomb on Trump’s front porch’: FBI’s Cohen raids hit home for the president

Tuesday  20:15,   10 april 2018
The Washington Post

Trump’s lawyer is the keeper of his secrets, from his business deals to his personal affairs.President Trump has howled in all caps for nearly a year as the Justice Department has delved deeper and deeper into his orbit. Special counsel Robert S.[...]

Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Former teammates gather in Stony Plain to mourn dead player originally believed alive

Tuesday  20:15,   10 april 2018
Edmonton Journal

Eighteen-year-old goaltender from Stony Plain was killed in Humboldt Broncos bus[...]