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News: Weekend Reads

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... >>>

Judge calls USC dad a 'thief,' gives longest prison sentence so far in college admissions scandal

Thursday  09:01,   14 november 2019
usatoday

Toby MacFarlane, a California real estate executive, received six months for his actions in the college admissions scandal. It's the longest so far.It marks the longest prison sentence so far handed down among 13 parents and one college coach in >>>

They bought a 1 euro house in Italy — here's what happened next

Wednesday  18:50,   13 november 2019
cnn

They bought a 1 euro house in Italy — here's what happened nextOver the past year or so, numerous small towns from Sicily in the south to the northern Alps have been offering such bargains in the hope of attracting new residents to revitalize... >>>

As Hong Kong descends into chaos, China mulls its options

Wednesday  10:15,   13 november 2019
msn

BEIJING — A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China's central government will respond: Will it intervene, or allow the chaos to persist? The Liaison Office, which represents mainland authorities... >>>

Palin says she learned of divorce plans from attorney

Wednesday  04:50,   13 november 2019
msn

JUNEAU, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told a Christian broadcaster she learned her husband was seeking a divorce in an email from his attorney. The revelation came in an interview released Tuesday with James Dobson, founder of the Family... >>>

Denver to pay $300,000 to pilot arrested for being naked in hotel

Wednesday  04:45,   13 november 2019
nbcnews

"Though the city of Denver may deny liability, it has now paid a price for what happened on Sept. 20, 2018," the man's attorney said.Andrew Collins' attorney, Craig Silverman, announced the settlement on... >>>

Pompeo's Impeachment Role Draws Outcry From Diplomats, Staffers

Tuesday  10:25,   12 november 2019
msn

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been credited with improving State Department staffing and morale, but his treatment of U.S. Foreign Service officers caught in the impeachment inquiry has undercut those efforts, according to current and former... >>>

Opinions | An epic on-air rant unmasks the real goal of Trump’s lies

Monday  22:35,   11 november 2019
washingtonpost

How Republicans hope to use the public impeachment inquiry to keep the disinformation flowing.The public phase of the impeachment inquiry is set to begin this week, and it will shock you to learn that House Republicans are pushing for it to include... >>>

Complaints about Don Cherry’s ‘you people’ remark overwhelm broadcast standards body

Monday  22:35,   11 november 2019
nationalpost

The organization that maintains broadcast standards says it can no longer handle anymore complaints about Don Cherry’s “you people” comment that he made on live television Saturday. “The (Canadian Broadcasting Standards Council) has received a large >>>

Donald Trump Jr. went to UCLA to decry ‘triggered’ liberals. He was heckled offstage by the far right.

Monday  20:05,   11 november 2019
washingtonpost

Supporters from the "America First" faction of President Trump's vocal far-right base heckled Donald Trump Jr. at a book talk as part of a campaign to upend Turning Point USA events.But when unruly heckling drowned out the couple’s answers,... >>>

What Joe Biden Actually Did in Ukraine

Monday  14:40,   11 november 2019
nytimes

When Russia invaded Ukraine in early 2014, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. pressed President Barack Obama to take decisive action, and fast, to make Moscow “pay in blood and money” for its aggression. The president, a Biden aide recalled, was... >>>

Porsche launches into second story of New Jersey building, killing 2

Monday  00:40,   11 november 2019
nbcnews

The Porsche went airborne off a median in Toms River, New Jersey, causing it to crash into the second story of a red brick building.At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, Toms River Police Department received a call that a car had crashed into a... >>>

The simple reason Meghan Markle was on a different balcony to Kate Middleton at Remembrance Sunday event

Monday  00:40,   11 november 2019
hellomagazine

Find out why the Duchess of Sussex stood on a different balcony to Kate Middleton and the Queen at the Remembrance Day event at Whitehall, London on SundayThe Queen was joined by members of the royal family as she attended the Remembrance Sunday... >>>

In Seeking to Join Suit Over Subpoena Power, Mulvaney Goes Up Against the President

Sunday  10:15,   10 november 2019
nytimes

Even in a White House of never-befores, this may be one of the more head-spinning: The president’s chief of staff is trying to join a lawsuit against the president. Mick Mulvaney works only about 50 steps from the Oval Office as he runs the White... >>>

Trump tears into impeachment probe, witnesses in early Twitter spree

Sunday  04:00,   10 november 2019
thehill

President Trump tore into the House's impeachment investigation in an early morning tweetstorm as the inquiry is set to enter a new, public phase.President Trump tore into the House's impeachment investigation in an early Saturday morning... >>>