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News: Weekend Reads

Robert Latimer, convicted of killing his disabled daughter, applies for pardon

Thursday  09:27,   12 july 2018
cbc.ca

Robert Latimer, convicted of killing his disabled daughter, applies for pardon Latimer killed his severely disabled 12-year-old daughter, Tracy, in 1993 by piping exhaust fumes into the cab of his... >>>

This Is What Happens to All of the Cars That Never Get Sold

Thursday  06:05,   12 july 2018
readersdigest.ca

If you've ever driven by a car dealership and seen the rows of new vehicles, you've probably wondered what happens to all of the unsold cars. We found out.If you've ever driven by a car dealership and seen the rows and rows of brand new... >>>

Using NATO allies as ‘punching bags’ will backfire on Trump: Former Air Force secretary

Thursday  06:05,   12 july 2018
cnbc

President Donald Trump's behavior at NATO is over the top, say former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Wesley Clark.As the NATO summit opened in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday, Trump slammed Germany >>>

Black man asked to leave his own pool by officer in viral video

Thursday  06:05,   12 july 2018
thehill

Black man asked to leave his own pool by officer in viral videoIndiana resident Shayne Holland used his cell phone to record a confrontation between himself and a security guard who was an off-duty Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer >>>

No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations

Thursday  02:40,   12 july 2018
msn

He didn't shove anyone this time, but President Donald Trump's body language during NATO events Wednesday suggested his relationships with key U.S. allies aren't exactly buddy-buddy.Trump started the day with a tense breakfast meeting... >>>

The posing model who was bitten by a shark

Wednesday  22:08,   11 july 2018
bbc

Katarina Zarutskie followed others on social media and got into the water with Bahaman nurse sharks.So when model Katarina Zarutskie visited with her boyfriend and his family last month, she was keen to make the most of the beautiful... >>>

Passenger details Jonathan Rhys Meyers' sad in-flight meltdown, fight with wife

Wednesday  03:30,   11 july 2018
wonderwall

A fellow passenger reveals what happened on the plane as the Irish actor's wife apologizes for him amid 'battle with addiction.'Troubled actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers made headlines in recent days after he was detained by police at Los... >>>

The Truth About Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana’s Relationship

Tuesday  19:08,   10 july 2018
readersdigest.ca

This article was originally written in 2001 by Ingrid Seward and appeared in the August 2001 issue of Reader’s Digest.* THE TRAGIC NEWS that Diana, Princess of Wales, had died in a Paris car crash came to us in August, four years ago. As Americans... >>>

'Miracle or science?': Thai cave rescuers lead all 12 boys, coach to safety

Tuesday  19:07,   10 july 2018
reuters

It's a successful end to a perilous mission that has gripped the world.Video provided by... >>>

91-year-old man beaten with brick, told 'go back to your own country'

Tuesday  09:07,   10 july 2018
cnn

Tears glistened on the black and purple bruises covering 91-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez's face as he described being attacked by a group of people while going for a walk on the Fourth of July. This Week's Circulars require(["c.deferred"],... >>>

Hurricane to hit Canada? Tropical Storm Chris likely to intensify as it heads north

Tuesday  05:32,   10 july 2018
msn

Tropical Storm Chris, sitting virtually still a couple hundred miles off the Carolinas, is expected to become a hurricane on Tuesday and resume its journey toward the northeast, according to the National Hurricane Center .It was no threat to the... >>>

Thai coach will be last out, may be left alone in cave

Tuesday  05:31,   10 july 2018
msn

He'll be completely isolated if diving teams stick with their current system.Ekaphol Chanthawong, 25, will be left alone in the Tham Luang cave if diving teams continue their system of saving four boys at a time - a possibility chief rescuer... >>>

Murderer on death row makes lengthy last meal request

Tuesday  03:07,   10 july 2018
cbsnews

Murderer on death row makes lengthy last meal requestTharpe was sentenced to death in 1991 for the murder of Jacquelin Freeman. He is scheduled for execution by lethal injection at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in... >>>

Rudy Giuliani undercuts two of Trump’s biggest scandal-related denials

Tuesday  03:07,   10 july 2018
washingtonpost

Giuliani suggests Trump might have known about the Stormy Daniels payment beforehand and appears to contradict Trump on a key James B. Comey allegation.Most notably, Giuliani again moved the goal posts on Trump's previous Stormy Daniels-related... >>>

Thailand cave rescue operation suspended as 4 more boys freed, bringing total to 8

Tuesday  03:06,   10 july 2018
msn

Rescuers in Thailand on Monday freed four more members of the boys soccer team stranded in a flooded cave complex, as part of the second phase of a desperate rescue operation that aims to save four more kids and the team's coach before heavy... >>>