News: Weekend Reads

Four amazing celestial objects to look for in the night sky

Wednesday  19:37,   07 december 2016
The Weather Network

Cold, clear skies are particularly good for viewing deep space objects, so here's four of the best to train your telescope on this winter. As our night skies grow colder, with fall progressing into winter, viewing the night sky tends to [...]

Finding fits for Encarnacion, Bautista becoming more complex by the day

Wednesday  19:36,   07 december 2016
Sportsnet

With each passing hour, the intrigue surrounding Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion grows as suddenly the pair of longtime Blue Jays sluggers have a shortage of logical landing spots. As a result, the guesses about potential suitors continue at[...]

Orioles brutally honest with Jose Bautista representatives on fit with team

Wednesday  19:36,   07 december 2016
Larry Brown Sports

Orioles brutally honest with Jose Bautista representatives on fit with teamThe Orioles are in the market for outfield help, but it doesn’t appear Jose Bautista will be among the[...]

MLB Rumours: Encarnacion’s market continues to crumble

Wednesday  19:36,   07 december 2016
Sportsnet

<img data-document-id="cms/api/amp/image/AAlgxdR" data-reference="image">It’s been an action-packed couple of days at the MLB winter meetings with free agent signings and blockbuster trades making headlines, but one former[...]

Brad Pitt asks for emergency court hearing to seal custody documents in war with Angelina Jolie

Wednesday  19:31,   07 december 2016
Wonderwall

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's custody battle is moving to the courtroom. One day after the news broke revealing that Angelina had filed court documents outlining her and Brad's current temporary custody arrangement for their six children,[...]

Sofia Vergara sued by embryos

Wednesday  19:30,   07 december 2016
MSN

Sofia Vergara is being sued - by her own embryos, with legal documents arguing they are being deprived of their inheritance by not being born. Sofia Vergara is being sued - by her own embryos.The 'Modern Family' actress has been locked in a legal [...]

Shannen Doherty's husband is suing for destroyed sex life

Wednesday  19:30,   07 december 2016
MSN

Shannen Doherty's husband Kurt Iswarienko is suing her former manager Steven Blatt and his firm Tanner Mainstain Glynn &amp; Johnson for ruining their sex life by slowing down her cancer diagnosis last year. Shannen Doherty's husband is[...]

Consumer debt and delinquency rates climb in Q3

Wednesday  19:30,   07 december 2016
MSN

TORONTO - A new Equifax Canada report says low interest rates and falling oil prices drove up consumer debt and delinquency rates in the third quarter. The credit reporting agency found that average debt increased by 3.6 per cent to $22,081 in the[...]

Bank of Canada holds rates steady with uncertainty undiminished

Wednesday  19:30,   07 december 2016
Reuters

The Bank of Canada pointed to undiminished uncertainty and a "significant amount" of slack in the Canadian economy as it held rates steady on Wednesday, noting that inflation is below expectations and growth set to slow as 2016 draws to a[...]

This Chart Helps Explain Why Trump Happened In U.S. And Not Canada

Wednesday  19:30,   07 december 2016
Huffington Post Canada

Amid all the economic uncertainty out there these days, the Bank of Montreal has a little bit of good news : Working Canadians have had it much better than their American cousins since the financial crisis.Chief economist Doug Porter looked at the[...]

Inside the mind of Trump’s Canadian speechwriter

Wednesday  19:30,   07 december 2016
Maclean's

Frank Buckley defends Trump and explains why the American dream of social mobility is more alive in CanadaFor millions of Canadians aghast at the election of Donald Trump, the American voters’ choice of their next president seemed not just[...]

Giant 27-pound housecat scares Calif. neighbors

Wednesday  19:10,   07 december 2016
New York Daily News

Give a big, big round of a-paws for this giant feline. One huge housecat in California has been scaring neighbors who mistake the 27-pound beast for a bobcat, according to the San Jose Mercury News. One huge housecat in California has been scaring[...]

Jelly Belly's nasty new flavors include Dead Fish, Spoiled Milk

Wednesday  19:10,   07 december 2016
Mental Floss

<p>Since 2007, the Jelly Belly Candy Company has been producing a line of jelly beans with a maniacal purpose. Each BeanBoozled collection includes over-the-top, gross-out flavors like Barf, Stinky Socks, and Rotten Egg. Their fourth edition is[...]

Woman gives birth to baby while on board Queen Mary 2

Wednesday  19:10,   07 december 2016
New York Daily News

One of the world's largest cruise ships pulled into the dock with an unusual — but adorable — new bit of cargo on Sunday. A passenger on the Queen Mary 2 gave birth to a baby boy late Saturday night, just before the ship pulled into the harbor[...]

93-year-old grandma becomes unexpected fashion icon

Wednesday  19:09,   07 december 2016
Mental Floss

<p>Fashion designer Chinami Mori weaves colorful scarves using a free-form technique called Saori. Her muse and model is none other than her 93-year-old grandmother, Emiko.</p>In Mori’s Instagram photos, Emiko appears decked out in some pretty [...]