May 5, 2014

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Clarkesville officials acknowledge ruling on prayer

Monday night Clarkesville City Councilman Franklin Brown, center, discussed the Supreme Court ruling on prayer. Also shown are Councilman Casey Ramsey, left, and Mayor Terry...

'Storybook ending' gives L-S section lead in baseball

The loss was the third straight for Donegal (11-4, 13-6), which had appeared until late last week to be on the fast track to another...

Russia may achieve goals without Ukraine invasion: NATO commander

Washington Post ... and military leaders just as heavy clashes erupt between Ukrainian and pro-Russian forces in Ukraine's eastern region. He met briefly with Prime Minister...

BC municipalities work to prevent a disastrous accident as rail transport of ...

On April 8, White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin wrote to federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt to express concerns about increased traffic on the BNSF Railway...

Pols give blessing to top court's ruling on prayer

COURT RULING: Bill Reilich, above, town supervisor of Greece, N.Y., talks about the Supreme Court ruling on prayers, which was backed by Boston City Councilor...

Canada Is Helping to Improve the Livelihoods of Small-Scale African Farmers

(press release)Ottawa, Canada — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development, delivers remarks at a meeting with African Ambassadors and High Commissioners in...

Supreme Court backs public prayer

Washington Post Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck, of Faith and Action, right, prays in front of the Supreme Court with Raymond Moore, center, and Patty Bills, both...

Deputies struck as suspect flees safety check

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. TOCCOA - A man with a 25-year history of drug dealing...

Conservative bill to ease grain backlog closer to becoming law

“Our government encourages the Senate to review and pass this Bill as quickly as possible,” Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, who has criticized Mr. Rathgeber for...

QB Rankings: Getting to know the 2014 QB class: Aaron Murray

(Ed note: The 2012 showdown between Alabama and Georgia was better than the National Championship game, and it wasn't close. You can appreciate the huge...

Paul Giamatti, Steven Soderbergh attend Eastman gala

Also honored: Alexander Payne for Lifetime Achievement in Film: photo-processing rebel Chris McCaw for Emerging Icon in Photography; Mary Ellen Mark for Lifetime Achievement in...

MacKay repeats allegations against top court judge

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Justice Minister Peter MacKay breached confidentiality rules and tried to intimidate judges when they publicly criticized Supreme Court Chief Justice...

Cleveland Indians lose, 1-0, to Twins as John Axford gives it up again

Washington Post CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It happened again to John Axford and it would appear the Indians have a problem with their new closer. The same...

Aérogare de Mirabel : le ministre Denis Lebel «laisse aller le processus»

MONTRÉAL - Le ministre fédéral de l'Infrastructure, des Collectivités et des Affaires intergouvernementales, Denis Lebel, ne semble pas être tout à fait sur la même...

Peter MacKay escalates feud with Supreme Court's Beverley McLachlin

Indeed, Justice Minister Peter MacKay escalated the feud, implying that the Supreme Court went beyond the strict wording of the law to nix the appointment...

Bernard Valcourt puts aboriginal education bill on shelf until chiefs 'clarify ...

The announcement by Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt came as chiefs at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) met to figure out their next step.

Peter MacKay Defends Conservative Government On Its Decision To Revoke Its ...

(blog)OTTAWA – The Canadian Press is always on the lookout for noteworthy or zesty exchanges on the floor of the House of Commons. Here...

Live-in caregiver sector nervous amid foreign worker program crackdown

CTV News A spokesperson for Immigration Minister Chris Alexander suggested the Tories are aware of the unique circumstances the live-in caregiver sector faces. "Canadians must always...

Jim Rome Newsmaker: Anthony Barr

... force a game 7. NBA writer Matt Moore called in to talk about the Oklahoma Thunder's game 6 win over the Memphis Grizzlies...

Evelyn W. Pasquier, lawyer

(press release)May 05-- Evelyn W. Pasquier, who as a senior associate with the old Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman played...

Sammy Watkins 'Dream Come True'

Like many players in this year's NFL Draft, Sammy Watkins is on the brink of achieving the dream he's been working towards his entire life.

Boko Haram leader had warned of his intention to abduct schoolgirls

“Boko Haram is a Salafist jihadist group operating in northern Nigeria whose ultimate objective is to overthrow the Nigerian government and implement Sharia law,” Public...

Bernard Valcourt puts aboriginal education bill on shelf until chiefs 'clarify ...

The announcement by Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt came as chiefs at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) met to figure out their next step.

Bernard Valcourt puts aboriginal education bill on shelf until chiefs 'clarify ...

The announcement by Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt came as chiefs at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) met to figure out their next step.

Bernard Valcourt puts aboriginal education bill on shelf until chiefs 'clarify ...

The announcement by Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt came as chiefs at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) met to figure out their next step.

Video: MPs Lisa Raitt and Megan Leslie sing at Parliamentary Press Gallery ...

The Dishonourables were joined by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP Deputy Leader Megan Leslie for the second tune of the evening, a parliamentary take...

Editorial: Missing women action needed

Vancouver Sun Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney has said the government is doing something, spending $25 million over the next five years to combat violence against...

No-Brainer: Long Beach Poly hires Shelton Diggs as basketball coach

“He did a great job in the position he was in this year, and we felt it was best to continue with that,” said Poly...

Video: MPs Lisa Raitt and Megan Leslie sing at Parliamentary Press Gallery ...

The Dishonourables were joined by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP Deputy Leader Megan Leslie for the second tune of the evening, a parliamentary take...

Pro Rodeo Leaders

Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas $10,014. 16. Jason Evans, Huntsville, Texas $9,697. 17. Brady Garten, Claremore, Okla. $8,375. 18. J.B. Whatley, Gardendale, Texas $8,009. 19.

Tories, DND have no compassion for troubled soldier, critics say

CTV News ... until the media attention died down. A spokesperson for Defence Minister Rob Nicholson suggested on Sunday that the government would not interfere in...

The day in photos

Troops from the U.S. Army's 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team parachute from a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III during a NATO-led exercise “Orzel Alert” held together...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 66th anniversary ...

Connect with Kellie. Facebook Facebook · YouTube Facebook · Flickr Facebook ... 2011 Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey. All rights reserved. Website by Now Creative...

PM welcomes the 21st Annual Report on the Public Service of Canada

Connect with Kellie. Facebook Facebook · YouTube Facebook · Flickr Facebook ... Facebook · YouTube · Flickr. © 2011 Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey. All...

'Part-Time Scientists' Look to Fast-Track Space Exploration (Op-Ed)

In 2008, my colleagues and I formed The Part-Time Scientists to compete for the $20 million Google Lunar XPRIZE , an international competition to inspire...

First Nation bans non-Native boat access in traditional territory

Fisheries and Ocean Minister spokesperson Gail Shea issued a written statement in response to Elliott's letter. “Fisheries and Oceans Canada manages fisheries resources to allow...

NDP Seek Harper's Robocalls Testimony To Explain Database Use

... href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/05/04/andrew-prescott-pierre-poutine-robocalls-conservative_n_1478809.html?ref=robocalls-scandal" target="_hplink">Pierre Poutine and Burke campaign worker Andrew Prescott (pictured here with Tony Clement) ...and more » ...

Joe Oliver: Pension Plan Criticism Is Not Ontario Election Interference

Globalnews.ca OTTAWA - Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he didn't intrude on the Ontario election campaign when he criticized the economic centrepiece of provincial Liberal...

Video: MPs Lisa Raitt and Megan Leslie sing at Parliamentary Press Gallery ...

The Dishonourables were joined by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP Deputy Leader Megan Leslie for the second tune of the evening, a parliamentary take...

Video: MPs Lisa Raitt and Megan Leslie sing at Parliamentary Press Gallery ...

The Dishonourables were joined by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP Deputy Leader Megan Leslie for the second tune of the evening, a parliamentary take...

Ferrari driver killed, Hyundai driver badly hurt and accused of drunken ...

It was going so fast, I couldn't tell who was driving it.” “I pray for the victims,” Olson added. Neighbor Lee McClure said saw noticed...

Video: MPs Lisa Raitt and Megan Leslie sing at Parliamentary Press Gallery ...

The Dishonourables were joined by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP Deputy Leader Megan Leslie for the second tune of the evening, a parliamentary take...

NFL DRAFT 2014: With few glaring holes, Saints keeping options open, putting ...

SportsNOLA.com No one, however, has been signed to replace Moore or de la Puente, meaning the Saints could at the very least use some depth at...

Video: MPs Lisa Raitt and Megan Leslie sing at Parliamentary Press Gallery ...

Video: MPs Lisa Raitt and Megan Leslie sing at Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner. Press Gallery dinner. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt sings at the 2014 Press...

Shawn Atleo Resignation: Regional Chiefs Mull Next Steps

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt's office says the controversial legislation is on hold until the assembly determines its next steps. MPs were scheduled to continue...

Joe Oliver: Pension remarks not an intrusion into Ontario election

Globalnews.ca Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he didn't intrude on the Ontario election campaign when he criticized the economic centrepiece of provincial Liberal Leader Kathleen...

Saints have wide-ranging draft options

CBSSports.com No one, however, has been signed to replace Moore or de la Puente, meaning the Saints could at the very least use some depth at...

Flyers: Ross Lonsberry passes at 67, remembered as underrated force on Broad ...

“He was a hard hitting, two-way player who contributed greatly to our success,” Flyers chairman Ed Snider said. Lonsberry was clutch, too, adding 19 playoff...

The Putin Pulitzers

Washington Post Another one of the Kremlin's journalism prizes went to Alexander Zharov, head of the Orwellian-named Federal Mass Media Inspection Service. It is the express...

Insider Selling: John Duncan Higgons Sells 7000 Shares of Agios ...

Agios Pharmaceuticals logo Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) COO John Duncan Higgons unloaded 7,000 shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals stock on the open market in a transaction dated...