News: Weekend Reads

Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth Are Having a Minor Wedding Planning Disagreement

Saturday  18:06,   31 march 2018

Meghan Markle has a surprising partner in planning her royal wedding, and it’s not Prince Harry. ..“She is very hands-on with everything,” a source told Vanity Fair. “She met with the Queen who wanted to talk through some ideas for flowers and[...]

All the Advertisers Dropping Laura Ingraham After She Mocked Parkland Survivor David Hogg

Friday  21:56,   30 march 2018

At least eight companies have decided to stop advertising on the Fox News show “The Ingraham Angle,” after host Laura Ingraham mocked Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg for not getting into his top choices for college. At least[...]

Minute by minute at Donald Trump’s rambling Ohio ‘infrastructure’ speech

Friday  20:26,   30 march 2018
Toronto Star

Until his speech on Thursday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump had not made any public remarks all week. He had a lot to say. And most of it was false, strange, outlandish or confusing.The speech, to Ohio workers, was supposed to be about[...]

‘Heartbroken’ Trump Critic Ann Coulter: He’s a ‘Shallow, Lazy Ignoramus’

Friday  16:31,   30 march 2018
The Daily Beast

‘Heartbroken’ Trump Critic Ann Coulter: He’s a ‘Shallow, Lazy Ignoramus’“I knew he was a shallow, lazy ignoramus, and I didn’t care,” Coulter admitted to an audience largely composed of College Republicans and a few hecklers at Columbia University[...]

Facing boycott, Laura Ingraham apologizes for taunting Parkland teen over college rejections

Friday  16:31,   30 march 2018
The Washington Post

At least half a dozen companies have responded to David Hogg's call to boycott Ingraham's Fox News show.David Hogg, the 17-year-old high school senior who has become a gun-control activist, mustered the collective power of social media — and [...]

Mueller just drew his most direct line to date between the Trump campaign and Russia

Thursday  05:27,   29 march 2018
The Washington Post

The filing says an aide of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates was tied to Russian intelligence “and had such ties in 2016.”That line is drawn in a new court filing related to the upcoming sentencing of London attorney Alex van der Zwaan. Van der Zwaan has [...]

‘Aggressive’ passenger may have to pay plane’s fuel bill after causing emergency landing

Thursday  05:26,   29 march 2018

A Canadian man may be charged $17,450 after his drunken and disorderly behavior caused an airplane to make an emergency return to the airport.Charalabos Nassios pleaded guilty to charges of assault, mischief and uttering threats during the[...]

Top divorce firm is suddenly taking Melania Trump jokes seriously

Thursday  04:55,   29 march 2018
New York Daily News

Another day, another joke at Melania Trump’s expense — this time from divorce lawyersWhen celebrity divorce attorney Susan Moss did her impression of Melania in front of the Women’s Bar Association at a fall conference in Colorado, she couldn't have [...]

Texas girl missing since 2016 discovered safe after viewer tips off TV show

Thursday  04:55,   29 march 2018

A girl who vanished in 2016 has been discovered safe after a viewer sent a tip to authorities following a television segment that chronicled the disappearance of the child. Mariah Martinez, 9, was last seen on October 18, 2016, after being taken[...]

Brothers in arms: Ron and Ryan Anderson both survived tours in Afghanistan — but not PTSD

Wednesday  23:16,   28 march 2018

Ron and Ryan Anderson were good soldiers. But they didn't die on a faraway battlefield. They died at home, in Canada, struggling with what they had seen and done at war. Ron took his own life in 2014, seven years after he returned from[...]

People Can't Stop Laughing At This Photo — Can You Spot The Mistake?

Wednesday  23:16,   28 march 2018

People Can't Stop Laughing At This Photo — Can You Spot The Mistake?At first glance, the pic — which shows two young women relaxing on a beach in Hawaii — appears to depict an idyllic vacation. But upon closer inspection, there's something[...]

Victim found dead in Marlborough Park backyard identified as 22-year-old Calgary woman

Wednesday  05:46,   28 march 2018
Global News

Victim found dead in Marlborough Park backyard identified as 22-year-old Calgary womanCalgary police have identified the woman found dead in the backyard of a Marlborough Park home on Sunday as 22-year-old Nadia[...]

Putin Finally Went Too Far

Wednesday  04:20,   28 march 2018
The Atlantic

Putin Finally Went Too[...]

White House fumes at reporters' focus on Stormy Daniels

Wednesday  02:11,   28 march 2018
The Hill

White House fumes at reporters' focus on Stormy DanielsReporters peppered Sanders with questions about whether Trump knew about a $130,000 payment from his attorney, Michael Cohen, to Daniels to not talk about the alleged affair and why the[...]

Meet the Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

Wednesday  02:10,   28 march 2018
The Daily Beast

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew about the body upside down.More astonishingly, the paper puts forth the idea that this new organ is[...]