News: Weekend Reads

How Bruce McArthur went from small-town sock salesman to accused serial killer

Saturday  05:51,   03 february 2018
National Post

McArthur spent years as a travelling salesman. He has ties to locations across Ontario. As police dig into McArthur’s history, the question is: How deep does it go?  Bruce McArthur, 66, has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder.[...]

Could Hope Hicks Be the One to Bring Down Trump?

Saturday  02:02,   03 february 2018
Vanity Fair

New testimony could renew Robert Mueller’s interest in Trump’s favorite staffer.When Donald Trump catapulted to the forefront of the public consciousness, he brought Hope Hicks along with him. The 29-year-old, who by all accounts is now one of[...]

Release of disputed GOP memo on FBI surveillance unleashes waves of recrimination

Saturday  02:01,   03 february 2018
The Washington Post

The document is at the center of a fight between the FBI, the White House and Republican lawmakers.(Video provided by[...]

Approximately 12 people injured in bus crash north of Barrie

Saturday  00:36,   03 february 2018
Toronto Star

Approximately 12 people injured in bus crash north of BarrieOPP Const. Peter Leon told CP24 by phone that the vehicle and an SUV collided in the area of Hwy. 26 and Nottawasaga Sideroad in Stayner, northwest of[...]

Victims' father charges at ex-U.S.A. Gymnastics doctor in court

Saturday  00:21,   03 february 2018
Reuters

The enraged father of three daughters sexually abused by Larry Nassar charged towards the former USA Gymnastics national team doctor and tried to attack him during a sentencing hearing in a Michigan courtroom on Friday. He was nearly within striking [...]

There’s been a mysterious change in Trump's demeanor — and no one knows why

Friday  21:51,   02 february 2018
Business Insider

There’s been a mysterious change in Trump's demeanor — and no one knows whyPresident Donald Trump has been relatively subdued in recent weeks — and his poll numbers have[...]

Russia tells the US to stop flying near its borders after an Su-27 flew within 5 feet of an American spy plane

Friday  05:05,   02 february 2018
Business Insider

The Russian Defence Ministry warned the US military on Thursday to either stop flying near its borders or to "agree on their rules."The Russian Defence Ministry warned the US military on Thursday to either stop flying near its borders or[...]

Amy Schumer was 'flat-out raped'

Thursday  22:21,   01 february 2018
MSN

Amy Schumer has admitted she was once ''flat-out raped'' and thinks she's not alone in being subjected to unwanted sexual behaviour. The 34-year-old star stressed that sexual misconduct doesn't have to be ''criminal'' for it[...]

'That was my escape': Longtime acquaintance of Bruce McArthur recounts violent night

Thursday  15:11,   01 february 2018
cbc.ca

'That was my escape': Longtime acquaintance of Bruce McArthur recounts violent nightSgromo had known McArthur for more than a decade when a casual meet-up with the acquaintance turned into a terrifying encounter that ended shortly after the[...]

Michelle Obama Finally Opens Up About That Awkward Inauguration Gift Exchange with Melania Trump

Thursday  02:01,   01 february 2018
People

Michelle Obama Finally Opens Up About That Awkward Inauguration Gift Exchange with Melania TrumpIn her first TV interview since leaving the White House, the former first lady, 54, opens up about the gift exchange to host Ellen DeGeneres, finally[...]

Yoga teacher dressed as twin, 'flirted' with sister's ex-boyfriend after killing her, prosecutors say

Wednesday  23:06,   31 january 2018
MSN

The yoga instructor accused of killing her twin sister by driving off a Maui cliff in 2016 allegedly dressed as her sister and flirted with her boyfriend following the crash.The yoga instructor accused of driving off a Maui cliff, killing her twin[...]

Amid publicity tour, porn star denies affair with Trump

Wednesday  15:22,   31 january 2018
MSN

An adult film star who previously alleged an extramarital affair with Donald Trump now says in a statement the affair never happened. A lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels confirmed his client's statement Tuesday. Daniels' real name is Stephanie[...]

Restrained man found in alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur's apartment at time of arrest, sources say

Wednesday  01:46,   31 january 2018
cbc.ca

Sources have confirmed that a man was found restrained in Bruce McArthur's apartment on the morning he was arrested.Sources say that officers, who were observing McArthur, saw a man enter his home in Thorncliffe Park on the morning of Thursday,[...]

Hikers' grisly discovery in recreation area sparks mystery

Tuesday  18:26,   30 january 2018
CBS News

Discovery made inside California state recreation area known as popular spot for hikers, mountain bikersThey were not covered or buried but had badly decomposed into skeletal remains, leading investigators to believe they had been there for quite[...]

Father Buried Alive After Digging Sand Tunnel On Florida Beach Vacation

Tuesday  18:26,   30 january 2018
Newsweek

Lee Goggin is still unresponsive.Lee Goggin, a 35-year-old personal trainer from Dallas, was on a vacation with his family at Crescent Beach in Florida when he decided to dig a tunnel by a set of[...]