Andrew Coyne: Savouring the summer of wonk

The early line on the Conservative leadership race — and it is very early, with the vote still nine months away — has been one...

Isaac Oliver: Reading as Cabaret

On a Friday night in June at Joe's Pub, at the Public Theatre, as the writer and performer Isaac Oliver's show began, an announcement came...

Local Bowling Results (Aug. 22)

Shaun Nicholson 276,235,265,289-1065; Bob Evans 242,206,237,248-928; Mike Scheerer 247,234,227-898; Gary Sampson 224,225,228-832; Rob Skiffington Jr 220,202-803; Floyd Butler 220; Roy Brady 220; Bob Tidd 204;...

American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona performers of the week

7 Tehran Thomas, Goodyear Desert Edge, QB, 5-11, 210, Sr. Running read option out of shotgun, Thomas scored on runs of 55 and 33 ...

Super 10: Top high school football teams, all divisions

Coming off a 51-6 6A rout of Phoenix Sandra Day O'Connor, in which Gary Bragg had 202 rushing yards in his varsity starting debut, the...

Aug. 22 Pitt-Greenville Deeds

- Daily ReflectorGreenville Daily ReflectorThe following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from June 1-3. Each $2 in revenue stamps...

The Antidote for Black Lives Matter's Poisonous Message: Forgiveness

In fact, many times, blacks treat whites much worse than whites treat blacks, shown starkly by journalists Colin Flaherty and Heather Mac Donald. The truth...

Man jumps off GO train near Danforth Station, three people jump off to help

“Clearly the person is injured, so we don't know what his motivation was.” Christian Paradis, a 28-year-old landscaper from Pickering, said he was on the...

A. Schulman Inc. names chief operating officer - Crain's Cleveland Business

Plastics in PackagingA. Schulman Inc. names chief operating officerCrain's Cleveland BusinessA. Schulman Inc. has continued its leadership shake-ups and named a new chief operating officer:...

Speedo, Ralph Lauren drop Ryan Lochte after Rio incident

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Swimwear maker Speedo and luxury retailer Ralph Lauren Corp ended their sponsorship contracts with Ryan Lochte, days after the U.S. swimmer...

Bernier proposes Economic Freedom Commission

(subscription) (subscription)There's a certain amount of irony in it, Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier admitted Monday, as he announced his plan to dismantle internal...

Maxime Bernier propose des contestations judiciaires systématiques - Le Journal de Montréal

LaPresse.caMaxime Bernier propose des contestations judiciaires systématiquesLe Journal de MontréalMaxime Bernier créerait aussi un Conseil de la liberté économique.Course au leadership du Parti conservateur: Maxime...

Quitting federal politics, Stephen Harper and Jason Kenney will get ...

OTTAWA – As Stephen Harper and Jason Kenney count down the days before exiting federal politics, they can start adding up the several millions of...

Elizabeth May expected to outline her future in the Green party

Elizabeth May is expected to make an announcement about her political future Monday after publicly musing about stepping down as leader of the Green Party...

Tuesday's Absa Premiership Preview: Chippa welcome Stars, City and Baroka make PSL debuts

Marc Van Heerden, Linda Shiba and Simphiwe Mtsweni were all signed by the Chilli Boys. But Menzi Masuku, who joined ... In Polokwane, Baroka FC...

Equalization is political football

Then-finance minister Jim Flaherty listened to those concerns, announcing Ontario would start receiving equalization in 2009. Alberta and Saskatchewan may do the same in 2017.

Trump family bonded over bricks, mortar, politics

Fast forward six decades, and Donald Trump's three oldest children, all thirty-somethings, are vice presidents in his real estate empire as well as top advocates...

25 surprising celebrity facts

A childhood virus left Rob Lowe completely deaf in his right ear. "No stereo for me," he once told an interviewer. ... Jack Nicholson was...

How Travis Cloke could play a role in Collingwood's next AFL flag — by playing for its VFL team

Youngsters like Matthew Goodyear and, prior to their AFL selection, Tom Phillips and Rupert Wills, have benefited from the experienced heads around them. Meanwhile the...

Jamie Mackay's From the Lip: Sleeping with sporting royalty

Other speakers included his great mate Tayler, former All Blacks Sir Brian Lochore and Andrew Mehrtens plus broadcasting legends Keith Quinn and Peter Williams. One...

Today in History …

1922 – Michael Collins, Commander-in-chief of the Irish Free State Army, is shot dead during an Anti-Treaty ambush at Béal na Bláth, County Cork, during...

Deutsche Bank's $10-Billion Scandal

But as it grew fast it also grew loose. Before the housing market collapsed in the United States, in 2008, sparking a global financial crisis,...

Breaking down Oakland Activities Association football conference

Top players: OL/DL Brady Anderson, RB/LB Earnest Allen, junior RB/DB Collin Heard, WR/DB/KR Nate Higley, WR/DB Ryan Flaherty, QB/DB Beau Kewley, RB/DB Dylan Sutton, FB/LB...

Rams' secondary is a primary area of concern

Chiefs receiver Chris Conley beat Johnson for a 37-yard reception. The play helped set up a touchdown. ... With Maurice Alexander sidelined against the Chiefs,...

Real estate transactions Aug. 22

$730,000 Van Severen 2001 Special Trust 1 Dated July 25 2001, Van Severen Eric G to Pomponio Bruce A, Pomponio Leigh C, Lot 4 Blk...

Bears happy to have vet Jacquizz Rodgers with other RBs ailing

“Quizz was a big part of what we were doing early last year and then he got injured,” coach John Fox said Sunday following practice...

Fantino joins Deepak Obhrai Tory leadership campaign, to focus on minorities, immigrant communities

(subscription) (subscription)Then-associate defence minister Julian Fantino, left, playfully pulls his caucus colleague Deepak Obhrai's trademark scarf at a diplomatic reception at the home of...

BTS scoop from 'Rizzoli & Isles' star Sasha Alexander

The best TV directors come in with their enthusiasm and have their own take on the material," says Alexander. The actress had an arc in...

Tennant, Yost are top money-winning cowboys at Cowtown Rodeo

Contestants were: Robert Busa, Troy Alexander, Brian Paulus, Lauren Ehrlich, Scott Sellers, Alex Melnyk, Connor Garcia and Louis Helverson. Steer Wrestling: First ... Tie Down...

'Ben-Hur' is Epic, Big-Budget Bust

Paramount Vice Chairman Rob Moore said harsh critical reviews likely weighed on the “Ben-Hur” box office, especially in a summer that has seen audiences underwhelmed...

Olympic boxing 2016 results: Claressa Shields is 1st American boxer to defend gold medal

The United States' Claressa Shields is the first American to ever win consecutive boxing gold medals in the Olympics, defending her 2012 gold medal in...

A Tale of Two Houses: The New One

WILMETTE – A circa 1928 Prairie-stye home designed by American architect John Van Bergen made headlines in 2014 when it was saved from demolition and...

'Ben-Hur' Is The Box Office 'Bomb Of The Summer' With $11.4 Million Debut

The film, it seems, could not expand beyond its core Christian audience. Paramount Vice-Chairman Rob Moore noted that “Ben-Hur” is the latest in a string...

Liberals Examining Exceptions To Mandatory Minimum Sentences Championed By Tories

Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson, who served as justice minister in the Harper government, makes no apologies for mandatory minimums, saying they send a stern...

Liberals looking to build wiggle room into mandatory minimums brought in by Conservatives

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is studying the idea of building some wiggle room into the controversial convention of mandatory minimum sentences to avoid unduly...

Liberals eye exceptions to mandatory minimums championed by Conservatives

Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson, who served as justice minister in the Harper government, makes no apologies for mandatory minimums, saying they send a stern...

Suffolk woman posthumously inducted into Peanut Hall of Fame ...

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Peanuts have long been important in this region, and recently a Suffolk woman was honored for her contributions to the city's...

Suffolk woman posthumously inducted into Peanut Hall of Fame

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - Peanuts have long been important in this region, and recently a Suffolk woman was honored for her contributions to the city's...

Pinson, Price named Dance Challenge winners

“Getting out there and performing is really fun,” said Mary Holcomb, who danced with John Massey. Floyd County Commissioner Scotty Hancock, who danced with Katie...

Theater | Plays, musicals, family shows due on area stages

A mysterious woman in a bikini falls from the sky in MadLab Theatre's world premiere of “The Star,” a farcical fairy tale of desire and...

Saturday's NFL roundup (with Boise State and Idaho connections)

DENVER Christian Ponder ran for a score and threw for another in the fourth quarter, and San Francisco pulled away. ▫ Local connections: Denver C...

People in the community for Aug. 21: GILT hands out annual awards

Emily Roemmich and Millie Wieczorek, directors of “See How They Run,” recognized Sydney Lindner as Backstage Rookie, Joe Mueller and Jeremy Johnson as Most Helpful...

Great Falls Balloon Festival gives a lift to Lewiston-Auburn charities

... to Greece and Italy next summer. They put in long hours Friday – 1 to 10:30 p.m. – and were back again Saturday to...

Racy Ring of Fire video draws mixed reaction from women professionals

Toronto public affairs expert Melanie Paradis said the uproar over a video “romp around cottage country” places the wrong emphasis on finding ways to jumpstart...

Today's problems can't be solved by more taxes

They need to focus on what government can do to create prosperity for all Canadians, rather than short-sighted policies that simply spend other people's money.

Riding with Jason Kenney, the man who wants to unite Alberta's ...

We spent two days with Jason Kenney as he spreads his idea of uniting Alberta's conservatives to beat the NDP.Jason Kenney: Last of the Alberta...

Bucks head judge: DA vacancy may be filled by mid-September ...

Outgoing Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler's vacancy likely to be filled within weeks of exit, according to President Judge Jeffrey L. Finley.and more »...

Fantino joins Deepak Obhrai Tory leadership campaign, to focus on minorities, immigrant communities

(subscription) (subscription)Then-associate defence minister Julian Fantino, left, playfully pulls his caucus colleague Deepak Obhrai's trademark scarf at a diplomatic reception at the home of...

Jason Kenney: Last of the Alberta cowboys?

An all-party committee was looking into just that this summer when Jason Kenney rode into town and announced he was running for leadership of the...

The good, the bad, and the ugly: Takeaways from the Browns' loss to the Falcons

ESPNAnd Gary Barnidge? He's picking up where he left off last season, pulling in a finger-tip TD catch in the second quarter. “I don't think...