July 17, 2014

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Kannapolis woman claims Miss United States title, to compete for Miss World

Elizabeth graduated in May from the University of South Carolina with a degree in political science. She was going to take a job with a...

Stephen Harper in the witness box now a possibility: Tim Harper

National Post Duffy has also claimed he had been told by the PMO he could claim Prince Edward Island as his primary residence, that he had...

Harper blames Russia for driving conflict in region, in aftermath of MH17 disaster

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pointing a finger at Russia in the aftermath of a Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine that killed nearly 300...

The Elizabeth Warren Fantasy

Elizabeth Warren's busy 2014 schedule points to a colossal 2016 primary clash pitting the scrappy Okie against the House of Clinton. She's turning heads by...

Australia's carbon reversal sets new tone for global climate talks

“Having Australia go from a country which had one of the best carbon tax plans to one that has none sends the wrong signal to...

Green Party members gather in Fredericton for national convention

... much connected to the looming provincial election and the fact that New Brunswickers have an opportunity to do something great for New Brunswick's democracy...

Stephen Harper and The Conservatives are Scared of Marc and ...

CANNABIS CULTURE - If they aren't afraid of you they just ignore you, right? That means Stephen Harper's Conservative Party must be getting nervous about...

Honor Roll: St. Lucy School

FIFTH GRADE: Banse, Kristopher; Cyr, Nicholas; Kasuboski, Anabella; May, Elizabeth; May, Grant; Moriarity, Olivia; Nehmer, Angeline; Nelson, Katherine; O'Brien, Quinlan; Perez, Kara; Pettinger, Bridget; Pichelman,...

Green Party leader greets supporters during whistle stop in Cobourg

COBOURG -- Thanking supporters during a quick whistle stop speech in Cobourg on Wednesday, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May said she is on a mission...

Stephen Harper's newest election opponent: Mike Duffy

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper has a new political opponent to contend with heading into the 2015 election, one that has the potential to...

Your Sexy Profile Pic Makes Other Women Judge You, Study Says

Financial Express Assistant professor and researcher Elizabeth Daniels told the journal her experiment was based on a fake Facebook profile for a fictitious 20-year-old woman named...

Stephen Harper's horrible year is about to be repeated - iPolitics

Stephen Harper. More from Tasha Kheiriddin available here. Seven counts of fraud over $5,000. Seven counts of fraud under $5,000. Fifteen counts of breach of...

US too dependent on Russian rocket engines, experts tell lawmakers

In Twitter remarks in May, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin threatened to ban all sales of RD-180 engines to the United States intended for...

Mike Duffy charges: Liberals, NDP blame Stephen Harper's 'poor judgment'

CTV News No charges have been laid against Harper's former chief of staff Nigel Wright, who gave Duffy the money to repay his ineligible senate expenses.

Verizon sues Cape Elizabeth over denial of cell tower

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Portland, claims the ZBA violated the Spectrum Act, which states a municipality “may not deny, and shall...

July 17 2014 12:16 PM

Imagine there were a political movement that was against pablum in the public square, that promoted tough debates on pressing issues, that was suspicious of...

Jury resumes deliberations in probation corruption trial

Related: Bribery, patronage debated at trial's end. The jury of seven men and five women is deciding charges against O'Brien and his deputies Elizabeth Tavares...

Stephen Harper… CEO and Grand Wizard of the real life Mordor ...

Stephen Harper is a national embarrassment. A fungal derelict. A bad news big oil, big gas jackass. A crap eating, liberal-baiting, pro-life gonad with the...

Local non-profit offers legal help, guidance to Hudson County residents

Elizabeth Caraballo, the founding director of The Waterfront Project, worked with Lopez to help settle the landlord-tenant dispute. From there, Caraballo says she noticed other...

Sen. Warren: Political System Is 'Rigged' By Wealthy, Powerful Lobbyists

Boston Herald Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren questions Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray in the Dirksen Senate Office...

Elizabeth Warren fires up progressives from coast to coast

The growing enthusiasm for Warren may stem from liberal frustration with the Democratic establishment and skepticism about the progressive bonafides of the perceived frontrunner, Hillary...

Morning Brief — July 17, 2014

(subscription)Statistics Canada releases data for international transactions in securities for May, investment in non-residential building construction for the second-quarter and travel between Canada and...

Sexy Facebook profile photos may hurt women at work, study finds

Medical Daily Elizabeth Daniels, the study's lead author, says she expected the lower competence scores, but was surprised that the women rated the sexy Facebook user...

Prosecutors' use of DeLeo 'unusual,' Patrick says

Governor Deval Patrick added his voice Wednesday to rising skepticism among lawmakers about federal prosecutors' treatment of Speaker Robert A. DeLeo during the trial of...

RPT-WRAPUP 1-US slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia, targets Putin allies

The new sanctions would not appear to prevent Rosneft from selling its oil, but may raise questions about the company's more than $15 billion worth...