June 19, 2014

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Oil hits 9-month high at $115 a barrel: Record comes on heels of Iraqi conflict

Brent climbed towards $116 during Obama's speech as the market saw more buyers of call options than sellers, said Citigroup energy analyst Ed Morse. He...

Electric Vehicle Heaven (Insane Electric Vehicle News Roundup)

It's hard to imagine that happening anytime soon, but Musk does like to move fast. (Look at all the kids he has!) More Milestones Milked:...

Stripping jihadis' citizenship feels good. But what good does it do?

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander often claims the vast majority of Canadians support stripping traitors and terrorists of their Canadian citizenship. This is perfectly...

Foreign worker program to get overhaul Friday from Harper Conservatives

OTTAWA — The Harper government announces reforms to the controversial temporary foreign worker program on Friday. The announcement will be made by Employment Minister Jason...

Neil Starkey / For the Amarillo Globe News

Rob Carter: 8 p.m. Amarillo Club, 600 S. Tyler St. 806-373-4361 or www .amarilloclub.net. Live mariachi: 8 p.m. Bracero's Mexican Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave.

St. Petersburg's four police chief finalists face intense questions

"Fire away," said Jerry Geier, chief of the Goodyear Police Department in Arizona, addressing a crowd of police employees and residents. People did. They asked...

EVENT CANCELLED/Media Advisory: Minister Nicholson to Make an ...

(press release)The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will...

Peter MacKay Suggests Women Are Too Busy Bonding With Kids To Be Judges

And Quebec MP Maxime Bernier laughed off MacKay's comments, but was quick to point out that he has a "special bond" with his daughters. Several...

EVENT CANCELLED/Media Advisory: Minister Nicholson to Make an ...

(press release)The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will...

EVENT CANCELLED/Media Advisory: Minister Nicholson to Make an ...

(press release)The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will...

5 Exonerated in Central Park Jogger Case Will Settle Suit for $40 Million

In December 2002, an investigation by the Manhattan district attorney, Robert M. Morgenthau, found DNA and other evidence that the woman had been raped and...

Bristol Eastern High School Class of 2014

Erika Lyn Ciccio, Christopher Abimael Claudio, Ember Cherie Cloutier, Isaiah Lawrence Cochran, Brianna Marie Colangelo, Chloe Michaila Conner, Erika Renee Corriveau, Christian Jonathan Cote, Alexander...

Bristol Central High School 2014 list of graduates

... Elizabeth Hayes, Megan Rose Heffernan. Elder Hernandez Ayala, Christian Wade Hildebrand, Eric Vuong Khang Hong, Roger Brian Hubbard, Jonathan Andrew Hvozdovic, Ashley Lynn Ingham,...

Southington High School list of 2014 graduates

... Christopher Robert Kelly, David Richard Kelly, Denis Kelolli, Emilee Elizabeth Kemnitz, + Kenneth Stephen Kerns, Anika Monique Kerr, * Rachel Marie Klem, David Michael...

Southington High School graduates of 2014

... Christopher Robert Kelly, David Richard Kelly, Denis Kelolli, Emilee Elizabeth Kemnitz, + Kenneth Stephen Kerns, Anika Monique Kerr, * Rachel Marie Klem, David Michael...

CBCNews.ca readers critical of Peter MacKay's comments on number of female ...

(blog)CBCNews.ca readers critical of Peter MacKay's comments on number of female judges. by Community Team Posted: June 19, 2014 9:34 PM Last Updated: June...

Lawyer disputes Peter MacKay's claim that women, visible minorities ...

OTTAWA—When Avvy Yao-Yao Go read Justice Minister Peter MacKay's claim that women and visible minorities are underrepresented on Canada's courts because they don't apply for...

Trading places: latest session sees Tories, NDP swap ethical hot seat

Vancouver Sun "Since the throne speech, it's been a very positive one for the Conservative government, for the Conservative caucus," government House leader Peter Van Loan...

Conservatives celebrate Harper's ex-chief-of-staff Nigel Wright as he leaves ...

Attendees included junior minister Maxime Bernier, Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre and party lawyer Guy Giorno. Bernier described it as a “dinner among friends,” but...

Russia's Arctic flybys a 'strategic' message

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson offered few details about the new incidents after revealing them in the Commons on Thursday. However, he said the flights demonstrate...

Rehaul Of CSEC Oversight Sought By Liberal MP's Private Members Bill

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson has steadfastly defended CSEC, saying an independent commissioner has consistently found the agency in compliance with the law. During debate in...

Illiana Expressway planners tap brakes

Just a few months ago, the Illiana Expressway appeared to be on a fast track to construction, but recent events have thrown some speed bumps...

Lawyer disputes Peter MacKay's claim that women, visible minorities don't ...

OTTAWA—When Avvy Yao-Yao Go read Justice Minister Peter MacKay's claim that women and visible minorities are underrepresented on Canada's courts because they don't apply for...

After Hudak: The road back for Ontario's Tories

(subscription) (subscription)But the rumoured federal list is even longer: Conservative cabinet ministers Lisa Raitt, Kelly Leitch and Tony Clement; Tory backbenchers Patrick Brown and...

Racing Leaders

Ryan Blaney 244; 6. German Quiroga 243; 7. John Wes Townley 234; 8. Ben Kennedy 229; 9. Darrell Wallace Jr. 218; 10. Jeb Burton 211;.

Conservatives celebrate Nigel Wright as he leaves behind Ottawa and a tough ...

Attendees included junior minister Maxime Bernier, Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre and party lawyer Guy Giorno. Bernier described it as a "dinner among friends," but...

Who the F Is … Edythe Eyde?

She was a fast typist who got through her work quickly, and her boss didn't care how she used her spare time as long as...

UM study finds oil from BP spill impedes fish's swimming

To test the mahi, researcher Ed Mager first mixed oil from the spill and seawater in a Waring blender at concentrations replicating the spill. He...

Harper Equalization Transfers Make Ontario Big Loser, Alberta Winner

Until this year, Ontario would have received about $640 million from Ottawa under a program that protected provinces from seeing transfers drop in any one...

Patios are open at many clubs around Northeast Ohio so grad a seat and drink up

Goodyear Heights Metro Parks,; 330-375-2835. 6/20 Friday: Gary Shreve & the Memphis Prowlers. 7-9 p.m. Hardesty Park,; 330-375-2836. 6/23 Monday: Colin Dussault's Blues Project. 7-9...

Peter MacKay Suggests Women Are Too Busy Bonding With Kids To Be Judges

And Quebec MP Maxime Bernier laughed off MacKay's comments, but was quick to point out that he has a "special bond" with his daughters. Several...

Qld dominates NCHA futurity

He doubled up on the open classic with Diane Brombal's Winderadeen Miss Shorty Cat, smashing out an arena record of 153 and again in the...

How Obama can help rebuild the middle class

Op-Ed . Obama on the minimum wage ... by Demos, a nonprofit think tank. These people work for firms that make clothing, weapons and other...

MacKay defends suggestion women too busy to be judges

And Quebec MP Maxime Bernier laughed off MacKay's comments, but was quick to point out that he has a “special bond” with his daughters. Several...

MacKay compared to paternal 1950s TV characters with female judge comments

Opposition members are calling Justice Minister Peter MacKay a throwback to television characters from the 1950s because he told a lawyers' group that women are...

5 Questions the New Orleans Saints Must Answer at Training Camp

Organized team activity is wrapping up and the new season is just around the corner. The New Orleans Saints have made some adjustments over the...

Philadelphia Eagles hope new additions can solve old problems at safety

He signed another veteran free agent from a successful team in Malcolm Jenkins, drafted another mid-round safety in Stanford's Ed Reynolds and brought in another...

Vanessa's Law moves closer to approval thanks to Oakville MP Terence Young

Canada's Minister of Health Rona Ambrose also weighed in on Vanessa's Law, stating it would allow the federal government to take drug safety to a...

Travaris Cadet, Nick Toon Among Players to Impress at New Orleans Saints ...

With the departures of Darren Sproles and Lance Moore, Cadet is the leading candidate to take over punt and kick return duties. He also looks...

Consultant Claims City is Harbour Contaminated

According to Miller, the report was commissioned by Transport Canada. He says he's already spoken with Transport Minister Lisa Raitt reiterating why it's imperative to...

MacKay defends remarks about female judges

And Quebec MP Maxime Bernier laughed off MacKay's comments, but was quick to point out that he has a "special bond" with his daughters. Several...

Syrian refugees: Canada urged to take in 10000 by 2016

The Daily Star The Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance, a national umbrella group that represents provincial associations who support the settlement and integration of newcomers to...

Commons set to adjourn for summer

The death of Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister, caught everyone by surprise and fleetingly brought MPs together. For a few days in April MPs...

Conservatives are wasting golden opportunities

National Post The party has yet to come up with a popular figure to fill the vacuum created by the loss of Jim Flaherty, especially in...

Peter MacKay defends comment that special bond with kids keeps women from ...

And Quebec MP Maxime Bernier laughed off MacKay's comments, but was quick to point out that he has a “special bond” with his daughters. Several...

Theater Listings for June 20-26

'The Old Woman' (performances start on Sunday) The visionary director Robert Wilson adapts a work by the absurdist Russian writer Daniil Kharms, who is sometimes...

NDP, Liberal MPs call for ethics investigation of Mark Adler fundraiser

In January, Heritage Minister Shelly Glover returned some donations from a fundraiser held in her Winnipeg riding after members of Winnipeg's arts communities, who deal...

Kansas City Council approves contract to outsource ambulance billing

Those voting yes were James, Cindy Circo (termed out), Dick Davis, Scott Wagner, Jim Glover, Marcason (termed out) and Russ Johnson (termed out). Voting no...

Private bill would increase oversight of Canada's electronic spy service

Private member's bills rarely become law, and the Conservatives have already indicated they do not support the idea of creating a full-fledged national security committee...

Rights groups to announce legal challenge of proposed immigration bill

Toronto Star Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has fiercely defended the proposed law, insisting Canadians support the idea of stripping citizenship from people convicted of war crimes...