News: Weekend Reads

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
washingtonpost

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
usatoday

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
washingtonpost

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
businessinsider

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
ftw.usatoday

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Pence accuses 'The View' of 'religious intolerance' after Behar compares his faith to mental illness

Thursday  00:20,   15 february 2018
thehill

Pence accuses 'The View' of 'religious intolerance' after Behar compares his faith to mental illness"It is just simply wrong for ABC to have a television program that expresses that kind of religious intolerance," Pence said at an[...]

Porn star who alleged Trump affair: I can now tell my story

Thursday  00:20,   15 february 2018
msn

Porn star who alleged Trump affair: I can now tell my storyDaniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, believes that Trump attorney Michael Cohen invalidated a non-disclosure agreement after two news stories were published Tuesday: One, in which [...]

Former NHL enforcer now lives in truck, faces an uncertain future

Wednesday  23:22,   14 february 2018
cbc.ca

Stephen Peat, a once celebrated NHL hockey fighter, is in debilitating pain, estranged from his family, living out of his vehicle and wondering what's next. Peat went blow for blow with some of the most fearsome fighters to ever play the[...]

Shooter at large after gunfire at Florida high school-police

Wednesday  23:21,   14 february 2018
reuters

Shooter at large after gunfire at Florida high[...]

Olympic Curler’s Shoes Are Revolting, Other Olympians Say

Wednesday  14:50,   14 february 2018
nytimes

Tyler George competes in shoes he has used for eight years. “They’re a mess,’’ says a teammate. Did we mention George might win gold?GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Tyler George keeps them in his carry-on bag when he travels. He has a hard time letting[...]

Kim Cattrall's Response To Cynthia Nixon Was So Different To The One She Gave SJP

Tuesday  15:12,   13 february 2018
harpersbazaar.com.au

Kim Cattrall's Response To Cynthia Nixon Was So Different To The One She Gave SJPSarah Jessica Parker responded to her ex-co-star's post saying, "Dearest Kim, my love and condolences to you and yours and Godspeed to your beloved brother[...]

Canada wins mixed doubles gold medal

Tuesday  15:12,   13 february 2018
msn

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - The first Olympic gold medal in mixed doubles curling goes to Canada. Canada's John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes downed defending world champions Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland 10-3 in the final.[...]

Couple used garage door to hide secret home

Tuesday  15:11,   13 february 2018
news.sky

A couple who hid a small secret home using a fake garage door and a high fence have been fined by their local council. Reeta Herzallah and Hamdi Almasri were granted planning permission for a development in 2007 on the condition that car parking[...]