News: Weekend Reads

Canadian Ice Dancing Champs Fend Off Questions About Their Real-Life Relationship on Today

Tuesday  21:07,   20 february 2018
People

Canadian Ice Dancing Champs Fend Off Questions About Their Real-Life Relationship on TodayTeam Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took home the gold medal in the second and final night of the Olympic ice dancing competition Tuesday morning (Monday [...]

Former Olympian calls for respect in wardrobe malfunction flap

Tuesday  17:53,   20 february 2018
MSN

Former Olympian Nicole Forrester says the live broadcast of the wardrobe malfunction during Sunday night's ice dance competition at the Pyeongchang Games was unfortunate and unavoidable. But the former Canadian high-jump champion says social[...]

The (very bad) American skier who used a loophole to sneak into the Olympics

Tuesday  17:52,   20 february 2018
Olympics Wire

If you've ever been watching the Winter Games and thought, "I can do that!" then American freestyle skier Elizabeth Swaney is your spirit Olympian. Swaney, an eclectic 33-year-old who ran against Arnold Schwarzenegger for governor as[...]

Nikolas Cruz: 'We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know'

Sunday  20:40,   18 february 2018
MSN

PARKLAND, Fla._Nikolas Cruz was immature, quirky and depressed when James and Kimberly Snead took him into their Parkland home. But he was pleasant and seemed to be growing happier, they said. How the 19-year-old turned into a killer still baffles[...]

This Olympian hadn’t seen her mom in four years. Then she looked in the stands.

Sunday  01:06,   18 february 2018
The Washington Post

This Olympian hadn’t seen her mom in four years. Then she looked in the stands.“I felt like I fell through the floor,” Uhlaender[...]

Magazine obtains ex-playmate's account of Trump affair

Saturday  21:25,   17 february 2018
MSN

President Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the 1998 Playboy Playmate of the year beginning in 2006, showing the woman his wife's bedroom in Trump Tower President Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the[...]

China and Russia ‘preparing for war with West’

Saturday  03:10,   17 february 2018
The Week

China and Russia ‘preparing for war with West’ China and Russia could soon match the military might of the US and her allies - and the decline of western supremacy could lead to all-out war. Those are the conclusions of a report by the[...]

New Yorker: Ex-Playmate alleges Trump system for covering up affairs

Friday  23:21,   16 february 2018
CNN

New Yorker: Ex-Playmate alleges Trump system for covering up[...]

This Oregon home looks normal — until you step inside

Friday  17:53,   16 february 2018
TODAY

There's quite a surprise inside!The late earl himself lived at this address with his wife, now the Dowager Countess of Shannon. She sold the home in June 2016 for[...]

Emotional night for Team Canada at Olympics

Friday  17:53,   16 february 2018
MSN

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of - Team Canada defenceman Chris Lee looked up during the pre-game warmup and caught a glimpse of his family in the stands waving the Canadian flag. "That caught me off guard a little bit. I was taken aback by that.[...]

No, there haven’t been 18 school shootings in 2018. That number is flat wrong.

Friday  17:52,   16 february 2018
The Washington Post

Everytown for Gun Safety’s figure is everywhere. Except it’s inflated and misleading.Related Video: Hundreds attend vigil for Florida school shooting victims (Provided by CBC[...]

Austrian snowboarder breaks neck in terrifying Olympics crash

Friday  04:20,   16 february 2018
USA TODAY

Doctors have ruled out permanent damage after Austrian Markus Schairer fractured his fifth cervical vertebrae in scary snowboard crash.Markus Schairer fractured his fifth cervical vertebrae during a quarterfinal race in snowboard cross at the Winter [...]

‘A day of mourning’: Florida school shooting suspect charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

Friday  00:26,   16 february 2018
The Washington Post

Investigators now attempt to uncover motives behind the carnage at a school on the edge of the Everglades.Students are released from a lockdown outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. after reports of an active shooter on[...]

A Lufthansa passenger filmed a 'demonic' child screaming for 8 hours on a flight — and people are horrified

Thursday  17:57,   15 february 2018
Business Insider

A Lufthansa passenger filmed a 'demonic' child screaming for 8 hours on a flight — and people are horrifiedSitting next to an upset child is every airline passenger's worst fear, but a YouTube video taken by a passenger on a Lufthansa flight [...]

German pair skaters collapse on the ice after stunning performance

Thursday  16:22,   15 february 2018
For The Win

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