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News: Weekend Reads

How the Saudis played Trump

Monday  21:30,   15 october 2018
cnn

Peter Bergen writes that the mysterious disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi, raises important questions, not only about the nature of the Saudi regime, but also about the Trump administration's uncritical embrace of its... >>>

Woman Who Stopped Man Entering Own Apartment Fired

Monday  21:30,   15 october 2018
newsweek

"I am not mad at her. I am not upset with her. I am not going to go after her legally or anything like that. I wish her the best," the man said.A white woman was fired from her job after appearing in a viral video where she prevented a black man... >>>

9 noteworthy moments from Trump's '60 Minutes' interview

Monday  18:28,   15 october 2018
cnn

9 noteworthy moments from Trump's '60 Minutes' interview"Of course they shouldn't do it," the President... >>>

Trump, defiant, unloads on '60 Minutes'

Monday  15:33,   15 october 2018
politico

Trump, defiant, unloads on '60 Minutes'President Donald Trump defied climate scientists, intelligence specialists and even his own defense secretary on Sunday evening, capping a week of freewheeling press engagements with a sprawling... >>>

Why is Trump the most impervious U.S. president in history?

Monday  05:31,   15 october 2018
macleans.ca

Scott Gilmore: America’s president is a liar and fraudster whose scandals, which would have destroyed any politician before him, mean nothingEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do... >>>

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

Monday  05:30,   15 october 2018
msn

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its sourceIn an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn't want to put the U.S. at a disadvantage in responding to climate... >>>

Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’

Monday  05:27,   15 october 2018
nytimes

Hurricane Michael wrecked every other beachfront house on the block, but one came through the storm nearly pristine, as if protected by grace. How did it survive?They also installed an outdoor security camera. Its video footage became the only view... >>>

Hillary Clinton: Bill should "absolutely not" have resigned over Lewinsky scandal

Monday  02:03,   15 october 2018
cbsnews

Hillary Clinton: Bill should "absolutely not" have resigned over Lewinsky scandalHillary Clinton says that her husband was right not to resign from the presidency in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, she told CBS' "Sunday Morning." As first... >>>

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have reportedly broken up, called off the engagement

Monday  02:03,   15 october 2018
nydailynews

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have reportedly broken up, called off the engagementThe celebrity couple have split and called off the engagement, sources told... >>>

Saudis warn against threats as stock market plunges

Sunday  19:27,   14 october 2018
msn

Saudis warn against threats as stock market plungesTrump made a point of visiting the kingdom on his first overseas trip as president and has touted arms sales to Saudi Arabia. But both the White House and the kingdom are under mounting pressure as... >>>

Mike Pence, the next president

Sunday  09:27,   14 october 2018
macleans.ca

In the hometown of U.S. vice-president Mike Pence, politics is becoming a family business—and that could have huge consequencesEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily... >>>

Death at the Crossroads: A Ragged Limo, an Anxious Driver and 17 Friends

Sunday  01:03,   14 october 2018
nytimes

The deadly limousine crash this month left in its wake mourning families, young orphans and officials trying to piece together what went wrong. On Wednesday, the operator of the limousine company, Nauman Hussain, was arrested by the State Police and >>>

Kushner Likely Paid No Federal Income Taxes for Years, Documents Show

Sunday  01:03,   14 october 2018
nytimes

Confidential documents reviewed by The Times indicate that Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, probably paid little or no income tax from 2009 to 2016.Over the past decade, Jared Kushner’s family company has spent billions of... >>>

Princess Eugenie asked Princess Beatrice to read an excerpt from 'The Great Gatsby' at her wedding, and people are seriously confused

Saturday  09:27,   13 october 2018
msn

Princess Eugenie asked Princess Beatrice to read an excerpt from 'The Great Gatsby' at her wedding, and people are seriously... >>>

Kate Middleton Narrowly Avoided a Wardrobe Malfunction at Princess Eugenie's Wedding

Saturday  09:27,   13 october 2018
marieclaire

Bollocks! >>>