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News: Weekend Reads

Hikers Find Mystery Skeleton on Remote Mountain in California

Monday  03:30,   21 october 2019
nytimes

Had they not gotten off track, a pair of hikers on Mount Williamson, California’s second-highest peak, would have missed it. In a remote area about three hours from the mountain’s summit, a bleached skull peeked out from beneath gray boulders. “We... >>>

Mick Mulvaney's bad week just got worse

Monday  03:30,   21 october 2019
politico

Mick Mulvaney's bad week just got worseMick Mulvaney’s week went from bad to worse on Sunday, as he again tried to explain why President Donald Trump and the administration had withheld aid to Ukraine for weeks — one of the Democrats’ central... >>>

Greta Thunberg meets with First Nations chief in Fort McMurray

Sunday  19:10,   20 october 2019
msn

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The chief of a northern Alberta First Nation says he gave climate activist Greta Thunberg a message during a quietly arranged meeting in Fort McMurray on Friday night. Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam says he... >>>

The longest flight in the world just landed after nearly 20 hours in the air

Sunday  19:10,   20 october 2019
msn

The flight, the first nonstop between New York City and Australia, landed in Sydney after almost 20 hours as Qantas studied the flight's feasibility.The flight, designated QF7879, became the longest commercial flight in the world, surpassing... >>>

GOP congressman who was open to impeachment calls it quits

Sunday  13:15,   20 october 2019
politico

GOP congressman who was open to impeachment calls it quitsRep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.), who was the first House Republican express openness to voting to impeach President Donald Trump, announced his retirement on... >>>

Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash

Sunday  13:15,   20 october 2019
thehill

President Trump on Saturday said he would no longer host next year's Group of Seven (G-7) summit at his Doral resort after intense backlash from Democrats, ethics watchdogs and some Republican lawmakers.The reversal came two days after the White >>>

Syria-Turkey crisis: Putin now owns this mess

Sunday  09:25,   20 october 2019
cnn

As US President Donald Trump hailed the agreement his administration negotiated with the Turks for northern Syria as "a great day for civilization," the Turks quickly dumped cold water over the White House's euphoria, refusing to even call the... >>>

6 things you should never buy secondhand, according to a professional stylist

Sunday  05:15,   20 october 2019
msn

From fake designer pieces to clothes that need major alterations, leave these things on the rack during your next thrift store expedition.In the past three years, the resale industry has grown 21 times faster than the retail apparel market,... >>>

These Luxury RVs Are Mobile Mansions

Saturday  12:30,   19 october 2019
autonxt.net

High-end motorhomes hit the road in high style.… The post These Luxury RVs Are Mobile Mansions appeared first on... >>>

Trump campaign threatens to sue CNN, citing Project Veritas videos

Saturday  08:20,   19 october 2019
thehill

An attorney representing President Trump's reelection campaign sent a letter to CNN on Friday threatening to sue.Trump attorney Charles Harder wrote to CNN president Jeff Zucker warning that the Trump campaign intends to seek damages from the... >>>

The Unraveling of Donald Trump

Friday  21:35,   18 october 2019
msn

The Unraveling of Donald TrumpThe country is entering a new and precarious phase, in which the central question about President Donald Trump is not whether he is coming unstrung, but rather just how unstrung he is going to... >>>

'Not many people have asked if I'm OK': Meghan Markle is close to tears as she reveals she felt 'vulnerable' being under the media spotlight during her pregnancy in an interview filmed during Africa tour with Prince Harry

Friday  18:40,   18 october 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The Duchess of Sussex said she has found the focus on her after her marriage and giving birth a struggle, adding: 'Not many people have asked if I'm ok.'The Duchess of Sussex's voice cracks as she reveals she has found it difficult to... >>>

Mulvaney admission deals blow to White House impeachment defense

Friday  18:01,   18 october 2019
thehill

Mulvaney admission deals blow to White House impeachment defense The White House defense against Democrats' impeachment inquiry suffered a major blow Thursday with acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's admission that aid for Ukraine was linked to... >>>

Trump's unmatched sleaze: Grifters, women, trampling Constitution and now G-7 at Doral

Friday  18:01,   18 october 2019
usatoday

Trump's unmatched sleaze: Grifters, women, trampling Constitution and now G-7 at Doral >>>

Cartel gunmen chase away security forces, free El Chapo's son

Friday  10:50,   18 october 2019
reuters

Mexican security forces captured one of notorious drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons on Thursday, media reports said, after rumors of the detention led to fierce gunbattles in the city of Culiacan, a stronghold of the Sinaloa... >>>