May 5, 2016

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Stanton comes up big in the field, at bat; Marlins top D-backs

Marcell Ozuna and Christian Yelich drove in runs for Miami, which built a 4-0 lead through three innings and held the Diamondbacks scoreless over the...

Task force to determine future of Canada Post home delivery

For public services and procurement critic Steven Blaney, who says the party still wants to see home delivery phased out, it's a question of principle...

Trudeau nannies on track to cost nearly $100000 a year

(subscription) (subscription)The opposition Conservatives have said the Trudeaus should pay for their own nannies. Lisa Raitt, Conservative MP, a former cabinet minister and a...

Conservatives trying to turn Freeland LA trip into a $16 orange juice moment

(subscription) (subscription)That continued Thursday. “Mr. Speaker, America is well known as the land of the free, not the land of free personal travel for...

Conservatives trying to turn Freeland LA trip into a $16 orange juice moment

(subscription) (subscription)That continued Thursday. “Mr. Speaker, America is well known as the land of the free, not the land of free personal travel for...

Thursday's Sports Transactions

ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with DE Josh Dawson, DT Gerald Dixon Jr., OL Cody Elenz, OL Alex Fifita, LB Torrey Green, DT Cory...

Area turns out for day of events

Ike Nicholson told those assembled in the Transportation Center. Boyd County High School principal Tom Holbrook led prayer for education and schools at both the...

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

To their benefit, Steve DiBenedetto's paintings have unclenched a bit. Their surfaces are less tortured; their sci-fi references less dominant; their colors and motifs more...

Naas Botha's estate sequestrated

Judge Peter Mabuse gave the former Springbok flyhalf until June 15 to oppose the application and give reasons as to why he should not be...

Inside 50: Drew Petrie's 300th game puts worthy focus on an unassuming star

(blog) (blog)... among long-forgotten novelties like Ricky Olarenshaw, Callum Urch, Eddie Sansbury and Cruize Garlett, but also enough similarly-sized key position players – Digby...

QP Thursday: Bombardier, quantum lies and did the PM stick his tongue out at an MP?

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Deputy Leader Denis Lebel continued that point, saying that following the large Delta Airlines order of C-Series planes, why not allow the...

QP Thursday: Bombardier, quantum lies and did the PM stick his tongue out at an MP?

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Deputy Leader Denis Lebel continued that point, saying that following the large Delta Airlines order of C-Series planes, why not allow the...

Rob Gronkowski hates beer because it tastes weird

When people think of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, several things come to mind. His joy for playing the game and his penchant...

Rob Reiner, son explore drug ordeal in 'Being Charlie'

With Rob Reiner's eventual guidance, the two friends' script evolved from a half-hour rehab comedy into “Being Charlie,” a more dramatic and truthful rendering of...

It's time Canada reaffirms the importance of NATO

... ability to affect positive change in the world would be adversely and irreversibly affected. - Peter MacKay is a former Attorney General and Minister...

Southie Starbucks bid gets shut down

Joining Walsh in the anti-Starbucks camp were Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry and City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Michelle Wu. RELATED: Video: Starbucks employee goes ballistic...

PRECIOUS-Gold falls for fourth day as dollar extends its gains

By Marcy Nicholson and Clara Denina. NEW YORK/LONDON, May 5 Gold turned lower ... "It's mostly related to the dollar," said Rob Haworth, senior investment...

Lisa Raitt Accuses Jody Wilson-Raybould Of 'Spewing Lies' In The House Of Commons

"I do believe that the honourable minister should actually check herself when she said that everyone who wanted to have a chance to speak to...

On The Boards – Presented by Irish Classical Theatre

DIRTY DANCING, The Classic Story on Stage, touring production of the musical based on the popular movie, presented by Shea's and Albert Nocciolino. Through May...

Trudeau hugs interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose

There was an emotional moment of solidarity in the House of Commons on Thursday. Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose, who is from Alberta, struggled to...

Things That Are Worth the Money

It was made in early 2012, in Wimberley, Texas, by Gary Weeks & Company, from what it calls curly maple—it's almost white, shimmering with gold...

OFFTA festival celebrates 10 years of hybrid dance/theatre

Caroline St-Laurent, who won notice for her work at the 2012 Edgy Women Festival, last year created Relais Papillon, a test for three female swimmers...

Bill Murray Fast Facts

1994 - Makes a cameo appearance in "Ed Wood," a biopic that chronicles the making of a famed sci-fi flop, "Plan 9 from Outer Space."...

Vikings' Adrian Peterson 'itching' for preseason run

By Chris Tomasson | ctomasson@pioneerpress.com. May 5, 2016 ... 23 pick in the first round because of concerns over his speed; cornerback Mackensie Alexander, taken...

2 more plead guilty in DPS kickbacks scheme

Marcus Garvey Academy principal James Hearn on Thursday pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit federal program bribery for his role in a $2.7 million fraud...

Murray Dobbin: Here's hoping the Liberals really will rethink free trade, low corporate taxes

... it also radically reduced its own spending capacity through draconian tax cuts for high-income earners and corporations (former finance minister Paul Martin cut $100...

Marvel Studios' Origin Secrets Revealed by Mysterious Founder: History Was "Rewritten"

Marvel Studios' Origin Secrets Revealed by Mysterious Founder: History Was "Rewritten"In 2007, Marvel announced that Robert Downey Jr., then known primarily for his stints in...

Summerville man's alleged strangling of wife is 'horrendous mess,' family says

(press release) (press release)James Moore, Sara Colucci's father, said the suspect and two children came to live with him after his daughter's death. “My...

Captain America, Aaron Burr, And The Politics Of Killing Your Friends

The rest of the film is admittedly full of entertaining fistfights and one-liners and bad guys with accents and a shot of Chris Evans' arms...

Peter MacKay, Kevin O'Leary for PM?

(press release) (press release)Surveys conducted over the last few months have given Peter MacKay the support of between 22 and 23 per cent of...

MP calls for review of planned takeover

Earlier this week, Conservative innovation critic Diane Finley issued a statement arguing the government should only approve deals that improve competition in the wireless industry.

THE BATTLE

PROVIDED PHOTO/ANDREW FOSTER Richard Procyk of Jupiter, dressed as Brigadier General Thomas Sidney Jesup, talks at the side of his guard, an 1830s era Army...

Euthanasia bill passes second reading 235 to 75 after Trudeau Liberals shut down debate

Among the Conservatives who voted for Bill C-14 on the second reading were: Denis Lebel, Steven Blaney, Deepak Obhrai, Kathy McLeod, Karen Vecchio, Michael Chong,...