News: Weekend Reads

What life is like for Paul Manafort in jail

Sunday  19:06,   17 june 2018
cnn

What life is like for Paul Manafort in jailInside the van sat former Trump campaign chairman Paul[...]

Opinion: Will America Lose Canada?

Sunday  13:51,   17 june 2018
nytimes

Trump might think he can push around his northern neighbors. He’s[...]

‘Prepared for war’: As Mueller moves to finalize obstruction report, Trump’s allies ready for political battle

Sunday  09:00,   17 june 2018
washingtonpost

‘Prepared for war’: As Mueller moves to finalize obstruction report, Trump’s allies ready for political battleThe confrontation is coming to a head as Trump and his allies ratchet up their attacks on the special counsel probe, seizing on a report[...]

17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

Sunday  08:55,   17 june 2018
msn

17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas clubInterior Minister Nestor Reverol said the incident at the "Los Cotorros" club in the middle-class neighborhood of El Paraiso left eight minors dead and five injured. Eight people were[...]

Aspiring model joked her boyfriend would 'give me a ring or throw me off a cliff' before fatal fall

Sunday  02:50,   17 june 2018
msn

Aspiring model joked her boyfriend would 'give me a ring or throw me off a cliff' before fatal fallAn aspiring model who fell to her death while hiking with her boyfriend in Oregon in 2009 joked to family members before her passing that her[...]

A woman went to check her corn — and was swallowed by a python

Sunday  02:50,   17 june 2018
washingtonpost

It's the second time in two years that one of the rarest and most gruesome ways to die was documented in Indonesia.Wa Tiba, 54, left her home on Muna island to visit her cornfield Thursday night, according to the Jakarta[...]

President Trump threatens to send '25 million Mexicans' to Japan

Saturday  12:06,   16 june 2018
nydailynews

President Trump threatens to send '25 million Mexicans' to JapanTrump told Abe he’s lucky that his country doesn’t have to deal with an influx of migrants, like the U.S. or European[...]

A black woman was at the pool on vacation. A white man asked whether she showered before swimming.

Saturday  11:06,   16 june 2018
washingtonpost

The white man, who claimed to be a health inspector, triggered another incident in which black people were treated with suspicion while doing innocuous things.The man, who is white, asked Wheeler and her daughter, who are black, if they had showered [...]

Key Moments in Trump’s Interview on ‘Fox and Friends,’ With Fact Checks

Saturday  05:35,   16 june 2018
nytimes

President Trump called the F.B.I. a “den of thieves,” said it’s “great to give” Kim Jong-un credibility, and again blamed Barack Obama for Russia’s annexation of Crimea.President Trump appeared on Friday outside the White House for a wide-ranging[...]

Man arrested on 36 charges following rental listing scam

Saturday  05:35,   16 june 2018
thestar

Toronto Police say they have arrested a man on 36 charges following an investigation into rental properties posted online. Between September 2017 and June, condos were advertised for rent at 87 Peter St., Toronto; 5025 Foursprings Avenue,[...]

Body language expert reveals truth behind Queen Elizabeth and Meghan Markle's relationship

Saturday  01:31,   16 june 2018
msn

It was a big day for Duchess Meghan, who stepped out on Thursday in Cheshire for her first solo engagement with Queen Elizabeth. Body language experts helped weigh in on Meghan's emotions, "fidgety hands," and the interaction between the[...]

Mom of 4 Young Kids Killed in Hostage Standoff Is 'Shell-Shocked,' Says Family Friend

Saturday  00:56,   16 june 2018
people

Mom of 4 Young Kids Killed in Hostage Standoff Is 'Shell-Shocked,' Says Family FriendThe mother of four young children who were taken hostage and killed in a standoff earlier this week in Orlando, Florida, is “shell-shocked right now,” a[...]

Manafort Sent to Jail After Judge Cancels House Arrest

Saturday  00:56,   16 june 2018
msn

<p>Paul Manafort is heading to jail, ahead of his trials for bank fraud and money laundering</p>Related Video: Trump feels “badly” for Manafort, Cohen (Provided by[...]

The One Country Where Anthony Bourdain Refused to Film an Episode

Friday  16:00,   15 june 2018
readersdigest.ca

<p>He rarely shied away from any crazy food choices, but he did refuse to visit one surprising country.</p>No, Bourdain wasn’t afraid of political turmoil or unsanitary conditions. He was scared of[...]

‘Why can’t we just do it?’: Trump nearly upended summit with abrupt changes

Friday  16:00,   15 june 2018
washingtonpost

Some of the most intense drama surrounding the meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was caused by the president himself. After arriving in Singapore on Sunday, an antsy and bored Trump urged his aides to demand that the meeting with Kim be[...]