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News: Weekend Reads

Bolton and Trump Met Privately Over Withheld Aid, White House Official Testified

Sunday  16:15,   17 november 2019
nytimes

John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, met privately with the president in August as part of a bid to persuade Mr. Trump to release $391 million in security assistance to Ukraine, a senior National Security Council aide told... >>>

Prince Andrew’s tell-all interview about Jeffrey Epstein didn’t go so great

Sunday  09:25,   17 november 2019
macleans.ca

Patricia Treble: That sound you hear is the heads of palace officials repeatedly hitting their desks. He answered all of Maitlis’s questions, but a constant refrain of “no, no” and “I don’t recollect” didn’t help his cause. Did he remember Virginia... >>>

In Louisiana, a Narrow Win for John Bel Edwards and a Hard Loss for Trump

Sunday  09:25,   17 november 2019
nytimes

BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, narrowly won re-election Saturday, overcoming the intervention of President Trump, who visited the state multiple times in an effort to lift the... >>>

The News In Cartoons

Sunday  05:50,   17 november 2019
msn

News as seen through the eyes of the nation's editorial... >>>

How a CIA analyst, alarmed by Trump’s shadow foreign policy, triggered an impeachment inquiry

Sunday  05:50,   17 november 2019
washingtonpost

The whistleblower’s nine-page memo on efforts to coerce Ukraine to boost Trump’s prospects in 2020 has led to a sprawling investigation stretching from Kyiv to the West Wing.In early August, one of those analysts was staying after hours on a project >>>

With a Tweet, Trump Upends Republican Strategy for Dealing with Yovanovitch

Saturday  11:00,   16 november 2019
nytimes

Heading into Friday’s impeachment hearing, the Republican strategy for dealing with Marie L. Yovanovitch was simple: treat the ousted ambassador to Ukraine with respect during her testimony on Friday and avoid any appearance of bullying a veteran... >>>

Trump ignores Pentagon advice and intervenes in military war crimes cases

Saturday  09:55,   16 november 2019
cnn

President Donald Trump ignored Pentagon advice Friday and pardoned two service members, while also restoring the rank of a third after all faced war crimes allegations. Trump granted full pardons to Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance and Army Major Mathew... >>>

Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga

Friday  23:50,   15 november 2019
nytimes

Roger J. Stone Jr., a former aide and longtime friend of President Trump, was found guilty on Friday of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election in what prosecutors said was an effort to protect Mr.... >>>

Santa Clarita shooting: What we know about the Saugus High School suspected gunman, victims

Friday  18:27,   15 november 2019
usatoday

Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles, will remain closed Friday as authorities continue their investigation of a deadly shooting.The suspect shot himself in the head with his last bullet during the 16-second attack on Thursday... >>>

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Bar Release of His Tax Returns

Friday  13:30,   15 november 2019
nytimes

WASHINGTON — President Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to bar his accounting firm from turning over eight years of his tax returns to Manhattan prosecutors. The case, the first concerning Mr. Trump’s personal conduct and business dealings... >>>

California shooting: 2 killed, three wounded at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita. A suspect is hospitalized

Friday  07:55,   15 november 2019
cnn

Someone opened fire at a high school in the Southern California city of Santa Clarita shortly before classes began Thursday morning, officials said, killing one and injuring several others, and sending some students streaming out of the building as... >>>

Taylor Swift Bombshell: Alleges Braun And Borchetta Won’t Let Her Perform Old Hits At AMAs — Unless She Agrees Not To Re-Record Them Next Year

Friday  07:55,   15 november 2019
etcanada

Taylor Swift has just dropped a bombshell. In a tweet issued on Thursday afternoon, the 29-year-old singer alleges that Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun are blocking her from singing any of her old hits in a medley she’ll be performing when she’s... >>>

Pelosi Points to Possible Bribery Charge Against Trump

Friday  02:55,   15 november 2019
nytimes

Pelosi Points to Possible Bribery Charge Against TrumpThe speaker’s explicit allegation of bribery, a misdeed identified in the Constitution as an impeachable offense, was significant. Even as Ms. Pelosi said that no final decision had been made on... >>>

THEN AND NOW: What all your favorite '90s stars are doing today

Thursday  15:10,   14 november 2019
msn

These heartthrobs and fan favorites made the 1990s one of the best decades of the century. Here's what they're up to... >>>

Public impeachment hearing paints damning portrait of Trump

Thursday  11:50,   14 november 2019
cnn

Dramatic new disclosures on Day 1 of the House impeachment hearings painted an incriminating picture of Donald Trump as a President instinctively willing to sacrifice America's interests for his own.In the most critical step so far in the... >>>