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News: Weekend Reads

Who is Mira Ricardel? First Lady Melania Trump wants the national security official fired

Wednesday  18:40,   14 november 2018
usatoday

Melania Trump's unexpected feud with national security adviser Mira Ricardel exploded Tuesday when the first lady publicly called for the official's firing. The quarrel between the first lady and deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel... >>>

Staff anger spills over at White House

Wednesday  15:16,   14 november 2018
politico

A drumbeat of exits is mixing with Trump’s anger after the midterms and a much-criticized trip to... >>>

Trump, stung by midterms and nervous about Mueller, retreats from traditional presidential duties

Wednesday  10:45,   14 november 2018
msn

Trump, stung by midterms and nervous about Mueller, retreats from traditional presidential... >>>

People are sharing photos of Obama in the rain to mock Trump for cancelling a trip to a cemetery due to bad weather

Wednesday  10:45,   14 november 2018
msn

People are sharing photos of Obama in the rain to mock Trump for cancelling a trip to a cemetery due to bad... >>>

The Sex Recession Is Here

Wednesday  04:31,   14 november 2018
msn

These should be boom times for sex. The share of Americans who say sex between unmarried adults is “not wrong at all” is at an all-time high. New cases of HIV are at an all-time low. Most women can—at last—get birth control for free, and the... >>>

Family planned out killings of 8 for months

Wednesday  04:31,   14 november 2018
msn

Family planned out killings of 8 for... >>>

The White House is changing its tune on why it yanked Jim Acosta’s press pass

Wednesday  04:31,   14 november 2018
washingtonpost

The White House initially accused Acosta of what amounted to assault. Now, in the face of a lawsuit, it says the pass was revoked because Acosta wouldn't yield the... >>>

Cleveland Reporter Nikki Delamotte Found Shot to Death at 30

Tuesday  23:06,   13 november 2018
thewrap

A reporter for Cleveland.com, the website of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, was found shot to death Monday in what the paper said was an apparent... >>>

CNN sues President Trump and top White House aides for barring Jim Acosta

Tuesday  18:06,   13 november 2018
cnn

CNN is filing a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's access to the White House. The lawsuit is a response to the White House's suspension of... >>>

Lawsuit: Illinois guard shot by police had on security hat

Tuesday  13:45,   13 november 2018
msn

CHICAGO - A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who was wearing a hat with "security" emblazoned across the front and holding a man down following a shooting inside the suburban Chicago bar where the guard worked, says an attorney... >>>

Congress returns to familiar threat: Trump’s demand for wall money or shutdown

Tuesday  05:20,   13 november 2018
washingtonpost

Democrats are emboldened by the midterm elections, as their expected House majority continues to grow to a dozen seats or more. That has them ready to resist the... >>>

Trump skipped a U.S. cemetery visit abroad. The French army trolled him for avoiding the rain.

Tuesday  05:20,   13 november 2018
washingtonpost

The Aisne-Marne American Cemetery is the resting place for U.S. troops killed in a battle central to military... >>>

How to Date a Lot of Billionaires

Monday  21:56,   12 november 2018
nytimes

Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo sought fame on social media by flaunting what nature — and men — gave them. Then they got locked up... >>>

Trump calls for halting recounts in Florida races for governor and Senate

Monday  21:56,   12 november 2018
washingtonpost

Trump’s tweet came as Florida officials conducted recounts in three statewide races and ballots from overseas and military voters are still coming... >>>

In Paris, a relatively understated Trump finds he’s still the center of the world’s attention — and outrage

Monday  20:32,   12 november 2018
washingtonpost

By his standards, the president didn’t throw many sharp elbows at his peers during a two-day visit to France. It was still all about him. In this case, it was because of the images. He looked uncomfortable and listless in a bilateral meeting with... >>>