August 10, 2014

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Blogosphere heaves sigh of relief: 'Canada's Worst MP' Rob Anders ...

Mr. Anders is thought to be Canada's Worst MP and hopes to keep it that way. Below: Bow River Conservative candidates Rolly Ashdown and Martin...

War in Gaza top local issue with constituents, Canadian MPs say

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MPs Carolyn Bennett, John McCallum, and Conservative MP David Sweet, right, pictured July 30, 2014, in Ashkelon in southern Israel getting a...

Conservative base responding to 'Reefer Madness redux' attack ads against ...

(subscription) (subscription)... young and mid-aged Canadian adults for marijuana legalization and its legalization in two U.S. states—came last week in the form of a...

FBI launches investigation into killing of black teen in St. Louis

"Instead of celebrating his future, they are having to plan his funeral," said Benjamin Crump, a family attorney who also represented Trayvon Martin's relatives. Martin,...

Homicide or Accident in NASCAR Scandal?

As Slate's John Swanburg writes: “Stewart drives the paint off his car from the moment the green flag waves. And he doesn't take kindly to...

CDP card features showdown of top Maritime fillies today

Two of the greatest Maritime-bred fillies to ever live will battle once again this afternoon at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park as Old...

Speakers at Scaife memorial herald his generosity, unwavering commitment

Ed Feulner, retired president of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington, said Scaife “never lost his belief in America as 'the land...

Jackson: Is Booker hearing footsteps?

The far-right conservative, a former Bogota mayor, managed to win 44 percent of the vote with an aggressive campaign that went after Booker for the...

Iowa Republicans seek to seize the Legislature

Wall Street Journal Related Photos. « Bill Dix; Gronstal, Michael. » Dix. (1) More Photos ... In the 15th District, which includes parts of Polk and...

Trudeaumania it's not, but Justin shows he can wow a crowd just like dad (with ...

A Vancouver-based pundit for the arch-conservative Sun News Network, put on air last week to slam the mainstream media's alleged fawning treatment of Trudeau, sounded...

West Vancouver council to revisit call for tanker ban after vote confusion

The vote earned council a scolding from John Weston, West Vancouver's Conservative MP. “Elected officials have a duty to wait until they know what the...

Vandalism reported after vigil for Missouri Man, Murdered by Police

A few thousand people had crammed the street Sunday night for the vigil for 18-year-old Michael Brown, who died a day earlier. ... IRS says...

Trudeaumania it's not, but Justin shows he can wow a crowd just like dad

A Vancouver-based pundit for the arch-conservative Sun News Network, put on air last week to slam the mainstream media's alleged fawning treatment of Trudeau, sounded...

Rob Anders Returns to Try Again in Bow River

A few months ago, former Alberta PC Finance Minister Ron Liepert defeated current Conservative MP Rob Anders for the Conservative Party nomination to run in...

GOP can't win imaginary 'war on whites'

This woman belches fire on all things conservative; for her to suggest you've gone too far is like Charlie Sheen telling you to cut back...

The US PGA Championship 2014, day four: as it happened

Talk about a charge. Allez Alex. 20.02 Marc Warren sinks a lovely birdie putt on the first to move to -6 where he joins Jimmy...

Ballarat schoolgirls rescue 86-year-old heart attack victim

Mr Bedford contacted The Courier so he could publicly thank the two Ballarat Clarendon College students Grace Curran, 17, and Cassie Jones, 18. “It was...

Ballarat schoolgirls rescue 86-year-old heart attack victim

Mr Bedford contacted The Courier so he could publicly thank the two Ballarat Clarendon College students Grace Curran, 17, and Cassie Jones, 18. “It was...

Teacher, classmates meet regularly 50 years after school year ended

(blog) (blog)Bruce Moncur to run for federal NDP nomination · Bruce Moncur to run for federal NDP nomination. Afghanistan war veteran Bruce Moncur will...

Ballarat schoolgirls rescue 86-year-old heart attack victim

Mr Bedford contacted The Courier so he could publicly thank the two Ballarat Clarendon College students Grace Curran, 17, and Cassie Jones, 18. “It was...

Machtaler races to win in Ottawa

Devin Carrey (64), Brent Long (65), Dan Buchner (66), Ryan Brehm (67) and Kelvin Day (68) tied for fifth at 14-under 270. Machtaler traded an...

Thompson urges Republican crossover votes for Clarke

Two outside groups — the Greater Wisconsin Committee and Independence USA — are spending nearly $600,000 to air TV and radio ads in the Milwaukee...

Political Landscape Turning Bleak for Stephen Harper « EKOS Politics

... but put in context with the overall time series which precedes it, and some of the other more probing questions we will be releasing...

Iowa GOP faces challenges in trying to take full control of Statehouse

... seats are considered competitive. In the 15th District, which includes parts of Polk and Jasper Counties, Democrat Chaz Allen, the former mayor of Newton,...

Bautista hits walk-off single in 19th inning

Toronto now hits the road for eight games over the next 10 days beginning Monday night in Seattle. Notes: After the game the Blue Jays...

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STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 8, 2014......As President Obama and his entourage are set to join the 115,000 people who populate Martha's Vineyard during the summer...

Government receptive to adding police to peacekeeper memorial

The parliamentary secretary to Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino was reportedly expected to make such an announcement Sunday. The veterans themselves reportedly put it into...

Ramey dominates back nine en route to Coast Open championship

Ramey started his birdie run on the back with a conservative 3-wood on the treacherous 11th that allowed him to hit the difficult green. He...

New Zealand Conservative: Russian threats against Poland and the ...

Why the Conservatives for Garth McVicar? 3 days ago ... Mary, Christ's Redemptive Masterpiece by Scott Hahn ... Books by Dave Armstrong: Biblical Evidence for...

Perry tells Q-C Republicans he supports Iraq air strikes

Perry appeared along with a number of potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates Saturday night at the Family Leader's summit, an important gathering of social conservatives.

INADMISSIBLE: Suit Over Shutdown Pay to Move Forward

(registration)The Virginia petition joins those filed by the state of Utah and a conservative group that represents supporters of the Oklahoma ban. The petitions,...

Tom Mulcair: Canadians want balanced and principled approach to Mideast ...

As NDP leader, Jack Layton argued that Canada must engage partners for peace in the region and take a balanced and principled approach. This is...

Kevin James, once a political outsider, now defends City Hall turf

(Allen J. Schaben / ). By Emily Alpert Reyes contact the reporter ... But now, as the head of its powerful Board of Public Works,...

The New Racism This is how the civil rights movement ends

In 1954, when Sanders was twelve, he momentarily ignored the intended purpose of a magazine his mother had brought home and instead read an article...

Amazon is losing its cool: A brief history of the corporate giant's public ...

The e-book pricing battle between Amazon and publisher Hachette has gotten personal. On Sunday, 909 writers, including Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell and John Grisham, will...

Osun agog for Aregbesola •Jonathan, APC govs, Obanikoro, Fayose ...

Meanwhile, Senate President, David Mark, on Sunday, congratulated Governor Rauf Aregbesola over his victory at the governorship election held in Osun State, on Saturday. Mark,...

Penalties, penalties and more penalties hurt Ticats

While Austin pinned the errors on Filer, quarterback Dan LeFevour said there were other issues at play. The Ticats did not appear to be using...

As Marc Emery returns to Canada, US scientists still face obstacles ...

The riding has been represented by the NDP's Libby Davies since 1997. "That's why I need to go to the Vancouver police station today for...

Abbott's survival relies on knowing when to fold 'em

Indeed, can there be any other explanation for the Liberals' dour arch-conservative, Senator Eric Abetz, agreeing to appear on the commercial light-news program The Project...

Police search for man who escaped custody

Giancarlo Stanton, the NL's home run and RBIs leader, lined his 29th homer with two outs in the first for a 1-0 Miami lead. Right-fielder...

New Zealand Conservative: Fletch

Why the Conservatives for Garth McVicar? 3 days ago ... Mary, Christ's Redemptive Masterpiece by Scott Hahn ... Books by Dave Armstrong: Biblical Evidence for...

Warrnambool Cheese & Butter not ACCC at its finest, says Joyce

AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce has hit out at the competition watchdog and the law it enforces, claiming its treatment of Murray Goulburn's bid for Warrnambool...

Canada sending another $5 million in relief

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

Warsi: Cameron neglects minority voters

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives will lose next year's election because they have neglected ethnic minority voters, Britain's first Muslim Cabinet minister, who last...

Obama suggests that the Iraq operation will last for months; UK to provide ...

Baroness Warsi says party bosses are failing to face 'electoral reality' by ignoring non-white voters and it is now 'too late' to hope that they...

Association of Realtors Endorses Mann for Re-Election

Menifee Mayor Scott Mann has received an endorsement from the Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors in his bid for a second term in office.

Australian parents say they were forced to leave baby with Down syndrome with ...

(blog) (blog)The Canadian Press - In this image taken from video supplied on Aug. 10, 2014 by Channel 9's "60 Minutes", David Farnell poses...

Breaking: Liberals, Conservatives Say The "Libertarian Moment" is ...

Over at places such as National Review, even conservatives who are themselves essentially libertarian pooh-pooh the idea that anything much can or will be done...

ON TARGET: Harper view of Ukraine can be labelled naive

But then again, this is the same Conservative government that claimed to Canadians that the six old CF-18 fighter planes (without ammunition) we deployed to...

TAYLOR: Harper view of Ukraine can be naive

On hand for the occasion was rarely seen Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, who personally waved off a Royal Canadian Air Force C-130 Hercules cargo plane.