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News: Weekend Reads

Russia investigators likely got access to NRA's tax filings, secret donors

Tuesday  05:53,   03 july 2018
msn

For months, the National Rifle Association has had a stock answer to queries about an investigation into whether Russian money was funneled to the gun rights group to aid Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The NRA, which spent $30...[...]

How did 12 boys and their coach survive in a Thai cave for more than a week? Experts weigh in

Tuesday  05:52,   03 july 2018
bostonglobe

The news skyrocketed around the world on Monday: After missing for a week, 12 boys and their soccer coach had been found — alive — after the cave they were exploring became flooded on June 23, officials said. We don’t yet have the full story...[...]

In Pointed Letters, Trump Demands More Defense Spending From NATO Allies

Tuesday  05:52,   03 july 2018
nytimes

In Pointed Letters, Trump Demands More Defense Spending From NATO AlliesWASHINGTON — President Trump has written sharply worded letters to the leaders of several NATO allies, including Germany, Belgium, Norway and Canada, taking them to task for...[...]

Mila Kunis Addresses Divorce and Pregnancy Rumors and the Stress It Causes Family

Tuesday  00:06,   03 july 2018
etonline

The actress may not read tabloid stories about herself, but the rumors affect her nonetheless. The 34-year-old actress covers Cosmopolitan's August issue, in which she opens up to her The Spy Who Dumped Me co-star, Kate McKinnon, about constant...[...]

American hunter's images of her black giraffe 'trophy kill' spark outrage

Monday  20:59,   02 july 2018
msn

Photos of a female hunter from Kentucky proudly showing off the results of her “dream hunt” – a dead black giraffe in South Africa – have ignited a firestorm across social media after being picked up by a local media outlet.“White American savage...[...]

EU delivers stark warning to US over auto tariffs

Monday  19:51,   02 july 2018
msn

EU delivers stark warning to US over auto tariffsThe admonishment, written in a letter to US authorities dated Friday, came as US President Donald Trump said Europe is "possibly as bad as China" on trade in one of his biggest provocations to his...[...]

Trump’s Ancestral Village Abounds With His Relatives. Few Will Admit It.

Monday  17:34,   02 july 2018
nytimes

The German village of Kallstadt doesn’t like to advertise its connection to President Trump. “The topic is too controversial,” a tourism official said.The relative in question is Donald J. Trump, president of the United States, multimillionaire, the [...]

American dancer, 22, has both legs amputated after deadly Bahamas boat explosion

Monday  17:34,   02 july 2018
msn

An American woman who survived a deadly tour boat explosion in the Bahamas remained in critical condition Monday -- and the family of the dancer and recent college graduate made the grim announcement both her legs had to be amputated after the...[...]

Philippines mayor Antonio Halili shot dead by sniper, police chief says

Monday  11:06,   02 july 2018
cnn

The controversial mayor of Philippines' Tanauan City has been killed by a sniper, the city's police chief said.Mayor Antonio Halili, who gained notoriety for parading people arrested on drug offenses, was killed with a single shot to the...[...]

Heading into Putin meeting, Trump again bashes allies and avoids election-meddling issue

Monday  03:30,   02 july 2018
latimes

Heading into Putin meeting, Trump again bashes allies and avoids election-meddling issueWASHINGTON - National security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that President Donald Trump would raise the question of Russian interference in the 2016 election...[...]

Gross! Here's the best way to get rid of ants in your house

Sunday  23:50,   01 july 2018
today

Bye-bye, creepy...[...]

First Nations woman fights to stay in Canada

Sunday  09:01,   01 july 2018
msn

VANCOUVER - A First Nations woman working to revive a threatened language in her traditional territory of northern British Columbia says she's being forced to leave the country on Canada Day. Mique'l Dangeli belongs to the Tsimshian First...[...]

Meghan McCain: I Will Never Forgive Trump For Attacking My Father

Sunday  02:00,   01 july 2018
mediaite

Meghan McCain: I Will Never Forgive Trump For Attacking My FatherMeghan McCain, a co-host of The View, spoke on the president’s persistent attacks on her father at at the Lyndon B. Johnson presidential library in Texas where she was accepting an...[...]

Obama: I told Trump to just rename Obamacare and take credit for it

Saturday  02:05,   30 june 2018
cnn

President Barack Obama told donors that he told then-incoming President Donald Trump that he should rename Obamacare, instead of repealing it.During a question and answer session at a fundraiser with Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez,...[...]

Watch CNN’s Acosta Call Out to Trump: Will You Stop Saying the Press is ‘Enemy of the People?’

Friday  23:31,   29 june 2018
mediaite

After the horrific Capital Gazette shooting yesterday, there's been some discussion about ratcheting down rhetoric railing against the press, including from President Trump ."Mr. President, will you stop calling the press the enemy of the...[...]