August 11, 2014

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Cardinals Miller mad after bad pitches to Stanton

Koehler and the Marlins also benefited from key defensive plays by Jordany Valdespin, Christian Yelich, and Adeiny Hechavarria. The Cardinals were 2 for 11 with...

Cardinals' Miller mad after bad pitches to Stanton

Koehler and the Marlins also benefited from key defensive plays by Jordany Valdespin, Christian Yelich, and Adeiny Hechavarria. "I don't think I've had that many...

Stanton shows the Cardinals why he could become baseballs first 300M man

SFGate He struck out three, including Stanton with a runner on third base. Freeman also made a nice defensive play by fielding a comebacker and tagging...

Stanton powers Marlins past Cardinals in 6-5 win

Koehler and the Marlins also benefited from key defensive plays by Jordany Valdespin, Christian Yelich, and Adeiny Hechavarria. "I don't think I've had that many...

Justin Trudeau First Nations transparency comments draw fire from Tories

National Post Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt accused Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau of giving First Nations leaders who oppose new transparency rules "an easy way out."...

Sea to Sky businesses take TFWP concerns to minister of employment

Minister of employment and social development, Jason Kenney, centre, answers questions from reporters alongside West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country MP John Weston. Kenney was...

Veterans across Canada plot campaign against Conservatives

A network of veterans across Canada is planning a co-ordinated campaign against the Conservative government during next year's election. The plan was sparked in January...

Tom Mulcair heads to Las Vegas for United Steelworkers' convention

(blog)Also in Atlantic Canada today: Status of Women and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch delivers fresh federal cash for services related to the oil and...

Media advisory

- Employment and Social Development CanadaCanada NewsWire (press release)OTTAWA, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern...

Canadian Small Business Mission to Leverage Free Trade Agreement With ...

(press release)Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) (Agriculture), and Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, are leading a delegation of Canadian...

Your Guide to the Predictable Programming of Shark Week

... night from Monday through Thursday, but in the interest of brevity we're only listing it once. Basically, Wolf and some guests talk about sharks...

Compass EMP team rings the Nasdaq bell

Nashville Post (subscription) (blog)It was a big day Friday for the team at Compass EMP in Brentwood. The investment firm marked the launch of its...

Young Sugar Jets look formidable

As long as we continue to get better and work together, we should definitely be a team to watch out for." Duncan is the younger...

NDP satellite offices back on Hill agenda, behind closed doors

Last month, John Duncan, the Conservative whip and chief board spokesman, told reporters that members had deferred the matter of the satellite office issue while...

Edmonton terrorism suspect loses appeal of extradition committal

Defence lawyer Nathan Whitling told the appeal court that sometime after the lower court ruling, five charges of aiding murder were “introduced at the last...

Playoff won't change NCF loyalty

DICKY MAEGLE WAS fast that day, his legs still fresh in the second quarter of the '54 Cotton Bowl. Maegle, the Rice halfback and future...

Premier League club-by-club transfer latest: August 11

As far as departures are concerned, seven players have reportedly been told by Louis van Gaal that they are not a part of his plans...

Transport Canada

- Media AdvisoryDigitalJournal.comOTTAWA, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will be joined by...

Philly has early edge in Democratic convention bid

SFGate In this Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 photo, U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, left, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, standing by the microphones, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael...

Ministers Fast and Bernier Lead Trade Mission to Colombia and Peru

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture), are leading a...

Core Values: Patrice Bergeron, Tuukka Rask lay foundation for Bruins

There's also some quality in the prospect system with goaltender Malcolm Subban showing a lot of promise, as well as highly-skilled Russian Alexander Khokhlachev. Each...

Why Russia's pork ban is important

After Russia's broad agriculture sanctions were announced last week, Gerry Ritz, Canada's Minister of Agriculture, stated that this was “short-sighted desperation from the Putin regime”...

Transparency nothing new for Batchewana

“This act is one example of how our government is taking action to ensure First Nations have access to information detailing how public funds are...

Investment at Sault Ste. Marie Airport

(press release)SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was joined...

Getting my Fortune read

Chris noted how a big chunk of its content addressed issues surrounding labor unions that played such a greater role in the US economy in...

GOP Senate takeover 'better than a 50-50 proposition'

SFGate (blog)So says WaPo's Chris Cillizza, who makesa convincing case that most everything appears to be going right for Republicans, while everything is going badly...

Where will trade grow?

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz moved the trade file with China forward this June with an agreement to allow bone-in beef under 30 months and live...

Where will trade grow?

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz moved the trade file with China forward this June with an agreement to allow bone-in beef under 30 months and live...

Ecorse police: Teen cut herself to make abduction look real

“It started not to click,” Ecorse Police Chief Michael Moore said Monday about Turner's story. “From the time we found her, she worked us from...

Steelers Vs. Giants Game Rewind

Steelers Depot - Second HalfSteelers DepotPaulson and Eric Waters – not Rob Blanchflower – start in a two tight end set. - Bryant's first target.

Iraq conflict brings $5M humanitarian aid pledge from Canada

Sun News Network Canada is bolstering its contribution to humanitarian aid in Iraq as the United States carries out air strikes against Islamic militants in the...

Canada sees drop in full-time jobs in July

Canada's job numbers have been unpredictable of late, Finance Minister Joe Oliver acknowledged during a news conference in Toronto. "Each monthly number is turning out...

Prairie Oat Growers Association Awards Second Oat Research Grant, Dr. Lori ...

(press release)POGA will receive funding for this research project from the Government of Canada on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, MP. The funding...

Madely Morning Minute

- August 11580 CFRA RadioA campaign has been building to add police officers to the monument. Parm Gill, the parliamentary secretary to Veterans Affairs...

Judges before the bar of justice a long tradition here

Bedford Municipal Judge Harry Jacob III only the latest area judge to find himself on the wrong side of the bench. He is is on...

United set to begin another new era under van Gaal

And it's all down to the appointment of Van Gaal, the kind of charismatic, authoritarian coach United should really have gone for in the summer...

Militants crush resistance in Syria's east with crucifixions, beheadings

Islamist militants crushed a pocket of resistance to its control in eastern Syria, crucifying two people and executing 23 others in the past five days,...

Key Canada Events: Week of Aug. 11-15

(blog)Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will hold a press conference in Quebec on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. ahead of his summer policy retreat. The...

First Read's Morning Clips

Irish Independent Monday's “The Daily Rundown” line-up: NBC's Luke Russert interviews NBC's Jim Miklaszewski, Duncan Golestani, Bill Neely, John Yang, Pete Williams, Carrie Dann, Politico's Manu...

Toronto Star's View: Search for Franklin's ships asserts Canada's sovereignty ...

It's one with a wider-than-usual range of research projects that Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq says “will provide benefits to Canadians in the areas of Arctic...

Global warming wheat link

SOUTHAMPTON scientists are sounding an early warning after finding a link between increasing temperatures and a reduction in wheat production. Doctors John Duncan, Jadu Dash...

New pro sports team on the rise in Phoenix

"Grid is a co-ed combination of races that happen against two teams that race 11 times in a match against one another," said James Fitzgerald,...

Canada sending $5M in humanitarian aid to Iraq

Indian Express "Canada continues to stand by the people of Iraq in these difficult times and condemns the terrorist actions of ISIS and the killing of...

District drops federal lunch program

That's a problem because students were going hungry or choosing unhealthful fast food or snacks instead of school meals. It's also a financial problem for...

Wallabies' front row takes another hit but Sekope Kepu has faith

Eurosport.com AU Possible Wallabies team: Israel Folau, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Toomua, Pat McCabe, Bernard Foley, Nic White, Wycliff Palu, Michael Hooper (c), Scott Fardy,...

Canada providing military aid to Ukrainian regime as it wages war

Toronto Star Standing Thursday before a Canadian Hercules aircraft set to take off from a Trenton, Ontario military base with the first installment of military aid...

Answers to Diana's Quiz – August 9, 2014

Gail Shea is Canada's Minister of Fisheries, a position she held once before. As well, she was previously Minister of National Revenue. Shea is a...

Guest Column: Balancing Canada's books is never bad for our country's economy

The best recent example involves his predecessor, Jim Flaherty, and the government's 2009 stimulus package. Mr. Flaherty projected a deficit of $34 billion for 2009...

Bankstown Bites celebrates 10th year as Sydney's multicultural food capital

BANKSTOWN “is a special place where all the flavours of the world congregate”. Celebrity chef Ed “Fast Ed” Halmagyi paid the compliment as he wrapped...