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News: Weekend Reads

Scientists reconstruct face of 9,000 year-old Greek teenager

Wednesday  23:37,   24 january 2018
reuters

Dawn is believed to be aged between 15 to 18 based on an analysis of her bones and teeth. She has a protruding jaw, thought to be caused by chewing on animal skin to make it into soft leather - a common practice among people of that era - and a... >>>

Kentucky school rampage victims ID'd as students recall terror

Wednesday  21:24,   24 january 2018
cbsnews

Kentucky school rampage victims ID'd as students recall terrorA small community in Kentucky is mourning theloss of two teenagers after a 15-year-old student opened fire at a crowded high school. People gathered at a church vigil Tuesday night in >>>

3 Alcatraz inmates survived 1962 escape, swim to land, letter suggests

Wednesday  18:35,   24 january 2018
msn

3 Alcatraz inmates survived 1962 escape, swim to land, letter suggestsVideo provided by... >>>

Classmate: Girl tortured with siblings was bullied, frail

Wednesday  17:02,   24 january 2018
latimes

The oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas, one of her classmates said in a heart-wrenching Facebook post. The now-29-year-old... >>>

One Of The Last Dead Sea Scroll Mysteries Has Been Deciphered

Wednesday  05:31,   24 january 2018
ibtimes

Scientists have deciphered broken fragments of one of the Dead Sea Scrolls, revealing important information about an ancient Jewish calendar.Researchers solved the mystery of one of the Dead Sea Scrolls that had been broken into dozens of tiny... >>>

Bell Canada alerts customers about hack

Tuesday  22:11,   23 january 2018
msn

TORONTO - Bell Canada is alerting some customers that their information has been illegally accessed in a potential data breach. The company's notice doesn't say how many Bell customers were affected but media reports say the total could be... >>>

Gunman who killed Ontario Mafia figure also shooter in 'targeted' Vaughan slaying, police say

Tuesday  20:51,   23 january 2018
cbc.ca

Homicide investigators say they have linked a 2017 York Region shooting death to the slaying of an infamous Hamilton underworld figure months later, CBC Toronto has learnedAt a news conference on Tuesday, homicide detectives from the York and... >>>

California torture mom experimented with religion and sex, sister says

Tuesday  02:22,   23 january 2018
nbcnews

In an interview on 'Megyn Kelly Today,' Teresa Robinette said her sister, Louise Turpin, began experimenting with religion before they lost contact.Video provided by... >>>

IEDs detonate at Florida mall; no one injured

Monday  16:26,   22 january 2018
nbcnews

The crudely made devices that ignited at a mall in Lake Wells didn't contain any metal or shrapnel that could be used projectiles, police said.Florida police were seeking a man who was seen running from a mall where two improvised explosive... >>>

The Turpin parents wanted more children in a twisted plan for fame, family says.

Monday  16:25,   22 january 2018
mamamia.com.au

The Turpin parents wanted more children in a twisted plan for fame, family... >>>

Mexican Marines Executed Three U.S. Citizens

Monday  00:52,   22 january 2018
newsweek

Mexican Marines Executed Three U.S. CitizensErica Alvarado Salinas, 26, Alex Alvarado, 22, and Jose Angel Alvarado, 21, all American citizens, disappeared in 2014 while visiting their father in El Control, a small town near Matamoros, a Mexican city >>>

Several dead after gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Sunday  04:06,   21 january 2018
nbcnews

Several dead after gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel KABUL — Gunmen attacked Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire... >>>

Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered, sources say

Saturday  17:05,   20 january 2018
thestar

Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered, sources sayHere’s the new information: There are markings on the Shermans’ wrists, an indication that at some point their hands were tied together, though no rope or other ties were found near the bodies.... >>>

Will millennials kill Costco?

Saturday  04:06,   20 january 2018
washingtonpost

Millennials don’t want to go to stores to shop, and it could kill warehouse giants.Once a month she uses her smartphone to place a bulk order on Boxed.com, a website founded five years ago as a millennial-friendly alternative to warehouse... >>>

Obsession With Perfection Led Ohio Cheerleader to Kill and Bury Her Infant, Prosecutors Allege

Saturday  00:42,   20 january 2018
people

Obsession With Perfection Led Ohio Cheerleader to Kill and Bury Her Infant, Prosecutors Allege Brooke “Skylar” Richardson seemed to live a charmed life that most teenage girls would... >>>