News: Weekend Reads

Mysterious fur covered sea 'monster' washes up on beach: 'Could it be some ancient creature?'

Friday  16:26,   17 august 2018
msn

Is it the remains of a woolly mammoth — or a decaying whale?The mysterious creature, which doesn't appear to have a prominent face with eyes, recently washed up from the Bering[...]
News / Weekend Reads

President Trump says he has cancelled military parade

Friday  16:26,   17 august 2018
msn

President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veteran's Day military parade in November, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag.Trump on Twitter accused local politicians of price-gouging, although much of the[...]

‘The kids are my life,’ a dad said of his missing family. Then he was charged with killing them.

Friday  05:05,   17 august 2018
washingtonpost

"It just seems like I'm living in a nightmare, and I can't get out of it,” Christopher Watts told a reporter less than two days before police accused him of killing his family.“I came home and walked in the house and nothing. Just[...]

Body of missing Colorado woman found at husband's place of work, police say

Thursday  21:46,   16 august 2018
msn

The body of a pregnant Colorado mom who was killed along with her young daughters was recovered Thursday at the place of work of Chris Watts -- the woman's husband, the children's father and the man accused of killing them all. The Colorado[...]

Teen pushed off bridge wants friend who shoved her to 'sit in jail'

Thursday  21:00,   16 august 2018
today

Jordan Holgerson is home and continuing to recover from her injuries. She told NBC News she now thinks the friend who shoved her, Taylor Smith, deserves jail time. Your browser does not support this video [...]

What did Raif Badawi write to get Saudi Arabia so angry?

Thursday  20:07,   16 august 2018
nationalpost

The writings that sparked a full-blown diplomatic tantrum are, by Canadian standards, pretty benignThe 34-year-old maintained a website, Free Saudi Liberals, that promoted secularism, free speech and took the occasional sarcastic jab at Saudi[...]

Husband arrested in case of missing pregnant wife, 2 young daughters

Thursday  18:07,   16 august 2018
cbsnews

CBS Denver reports that Shanann Watts' family was told by investigators that Chris Watts admitted he slayed all threeCBS Denver reports Chris Watts confessed to killing Shanann Watts, 34, who was 15 weeks pregnant, and daughters Bella, 4 and[...]

Jim Carrey's (Reluctant) Return to Hollywood: At Home With an Actor, Artist and Trump-Era Agitator

Thursday  16:06,   16 august 2018
hollywoodreporter

Jim Carrey's (Reluctant) Return to Hollywood: At Home With an Actor, Artist and Trump-Era AgitatorIt's just after 10 p.m. at the Santa Anita Arboretum, way 
out past Pasadena, and Carrey's deep in character. He tucks 
his shaggy hair behind his[...]

She works for Trump. He can’t stand him. This is life with Kellyanne and George Conway.

Thursday  03:26,   16 august 2018
washingtonpost

At home with the Conways, who like the rest of the country, have been jolted by the Trump presidency. They love each other, are exasperated by each other, talk about each other behind each other’s backs. They share a roof and live in different[...]

Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

Wednesday  23:51,   15 august 2018
msn

For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for aligning herself with a president who has hurled one insult after another at black people.Her[...]

Couple trapped in cave burn everything including their hair to keep warm: 'We knew we were in some deep trouble'

Wednesday  23:51,   15 august 2018
msn

Spencer and Jessica Christiansen, who were stuck in a cave in Wyoming for 30 hours before being rescued, said they had to burn everything including their hair to keep warm.Spencer Christiansen and his wife Jessica of Idaho Falls, Idaho, decided to[...]

'America's Got Talent': 14-Year-Old Musical Powerhouse Slays Classic James Brown Hit

Wednesday  18:14,   15 august 2018
etonline

After earning the Golden Buzzer earlier this season, Courtney Hadwin established herself as the show's frontrunner on Tuesday.After earning the coveted Golden Buzzer from Howie Mandel during the audition rounds with a jaw-dropping performance of [...]

‘They Hid It All’: Catholic Priests Abused 1,000 Children in Pennsylvania, Report Says

Wednesday  15:46,   15 august 2018
nytimes

The grand jury report is the government’s broadest look yet in the United States at child sexual abuse in the church.The report, which covered six of the state’s eight Catholic dioceses and found more than 1,000 identifiable victims, is the broadest [...]

Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honour killings'

Wednesday  06:40,   15 august 2018
msn

A Jordanian immigrant was sentenced to death on Tuesday after being convicted in what Texas prosecutors described as the honour killings of his daughter's American husband and her friend who was an Iranian women's rights[...]

22 dead, 8 injured in Italy after bridge collapse

Tuesday  18:56,   14 august 2018
msn

The latest on the collapse of a bridge in Italy.Video provided by[...]