April 20, 2016

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FAA Grants Its First Approval for Flights of Commercial Drones at Night

An FAA spokeswoman didn't have any immediate comment. But in a detailed, 24-page decision, John Duncan, head of the FAA's flight-standards service, laid out the...

Conservative, Liberal MPs trade blame in Commons for failed military equipment purchases

McKay said no money is being cut from the defence budget. Instead of fixing procurement and financial problems, he said the Conservatives were “climbing in...

Sask. TPP consultation was not sufficient according to protestors

Despite the show of dissent, committee member Gerry Ritz said he's mostly heard support for the agreement during his travels across the country. “Especially from...

Mike Duffy Trial: Verdict Expected Thursday, But Issue Reveberates

... controversy as an indictment of the party or the Conservative government. "In my riding, it was about Mr. Duffy and the senators who were...

Penguins notebook: Letang calls high stick an accident, avoids NHL punishment

Rob Rossi on the NHL Replay system, Pens taking 2-1 series lead. No suspension for Letang. Murray ... While being hit by Dominic Moore behind...

Berkeley Rep to Stage World Premiere of Monsoon Wedding

The show features a book by screenwriter Sabrina Dhawan, music by Vishal Bhardwaj and lyrics by Tony nominee Susan Birkenhead (Jelly's Last Jam.) “I have...

The Storied Past Of 1550 Page Street, Turning 125 This Year

The land in the Haight fell to two men, John H. Baird and Leopold Seligman, who sold it off to a variety of builders. In...

5 things the next manager of Celtic must achieve

One of the main reasons Deila was hired by chief executive Peter Lawwell was because of his track record of bringing through youngsters such as...

Mid-Michigan boys track and field preview

S, John Miller (sr.) S, Jonah Gerry (sr.) S, Jake Tahaney (sr.) S, Andrew Schmidt (jr.) D, Brad McMahon (jr.) D, Patrick Hintz (so.) D,...

High school girls track and field: Harvard's Sophie Stricker favorite at county meet

At last week's Ed Reeves Invitational at Marengo, Stricker ran 1:00.5. They hope she will reach the ... Over the years, I've worked on running...

After 227 years, Alexander Hamilton finally defeated a president

In a world where a forgotten Founding Father, the only one who died young, was about to be removed from the last place most people...

Joe Oliver: How the budget's bank 'bail-in' changes could cost Canadian depositors

Unnecessary doubt about who can be bailed-in is another instance of that. Bank customers have a right to know for certain that the government does...

Maryam Monsef Brought Justice Minister's 'Race' Into Debate: Tory MP

A Liberal cabinet minister has been accused of suggesting her colleague's racial identity might be behind a Conservative push to have her apologize for a...

Ed Martin's replacement at Nalcor could be named by Thursday, says premier

Premier Dwight Ball says the provincial government will move quickly to replace Ed Martin as the president and CEO at Nalcor, and surprised many by...

How to Fail Like a Pro

Using the tree as a handrail, Ed forded the pushy, waist-deep current to the island. Kenny followed and barely kept from being dragged away. But...

Home sales in Anne Arundel and Howard counties

Mayfair Pl., 1705-John S. and Regina M. Gorman to Justin Peter Zimmer and Julie Rebecca Folkemer Zimmer, $553,900. Pawlet Dr., 2060, No. 35D-Jace R. Carletti...

Marijuana legislation coming next spring: feds

Across Canada, pot smokers lit up at 4:20 p.m.. Raitt says 'we have to see it'. Although the Conservatives under Stephen Harper opposed changing the...

Book of the week: Hail to the #Hamiltome

Choice highlights the best of everything we cover, have experienced first-hand and would recommend to others. Headshot_2015_christaylor_1. By Chris Taylor 8 hours ago. Alexander...

Canada should consider joining US missile defence system, says Jason Kenney

National PostJason Kenney says it's worth considering—should Canada be formally asked to participate. He says his former boss, then-prime minister Stephen Harper, never pushed the...

15 Best Movie Stoners of All Time

Tagging along on Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper's cross-country drug odyssey, Jack Nicholson's football-helmeted Hanson stands for all the squares who could easily be cool...

Former 'SNL' comedian Jim Breuer opens 2-night stand at Goodnights - News & Observer

News & ObserverFormer 'SNL' comedian Jim Breuer opens 2-night stand at GoodnightsNews & ObserverA classic Breuer bit is about a metal fan's inability to recognize...

Paramount Wants 'Rings' to Be Their Next 'Paranormal Activity'

Rob Moore, Vice Chairman of Paramount, introduced the Rings trailer to the CinemCon audience, while also teasing a new sequel every Halloween. If you recall,...

Church had moral duty to residential-school survivors, but walked away

Bernard Valcourt, the former Conservative aboriginal affairs minister, found it frustrating that the Catholic Church wasn't living up to its commitments to residential-school survivors. And...

On This Day - Apr 20 1976: Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given is born

1912: The Boston Red Sox opened Fenway Park, which is now the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. 1981: Steve Davis won the first of...

Health issues impact every First Nation, Chief Madahbee

... realignment of service delivery and review of non-medical health services actually began under the watch of the previous government and minister, Rona Ambrose, who...

Databank for April 20, 2016

46200: 401 E. Eighth St., expand former Plum's Cooking suite, Van Laar Construction; $150,000. » 46122: 400 E. 81st Place, house, garage and covered deck,...

From the Creaux's Nest

Gary Saurage and the crew from Gator Country was on the scene trying to capture the beast. A contest was made out of ... *****On...