August 24, 2014

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S&P 500 touches another milestone

The stock market notched another first on Monday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index nudged briefly past the 2,000-point mark and closed with its...

WNBA Playoff Capsules

Penny Taylor scored 17 points and Candice Dupree had 16 points and eight rebounds as Phoenix advanced to a matchup against defending champion Minnesota in...

Économie: les conservateurs ne répondent pas aux attentes

C'est pour ça que le NPD a sonné l'alarme ce printemps et, après des mois d'efforts soutenus, a réussi à forcer les conservateurs à réduire...

Économie: les conservateurs ne répondent pas aux attentes

C'est pour ça que le NPD a sonné l'alarme ce printemps et, après des mois d'efforts soutenus, a réussi à forcer les conservateurs à réduire...

Two Cents: Blocking-the-plate rant; Redskins name controversy

CBS's Phil Simms and NBC's Tony Dungy both said they will not use the name. ... But I don't want some liberal to come out...

Why Edmonton Strathcona electors should vote NDP, as (not exactly ...

Below: Eleanor Olszewski, nominated Liberal candidate in the federal Edmonton Strathcona riding; Linda Duncan, NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona. Last Wednesday night, during an engaging...

Allred plans to adopt go-for-broke style in Champions Tour qualifier

Not to complain against some of the other Canadians like (Dan) Halldorson and (Dave) Barr (who played in 2013) and those older guys. They're just...

Friends of Israel

The next morning, with the halls of the Senate all but empty, an unusual session was convened so that McConnell and Reid could try again...

Column: Democracy and Ferguson

“The reason that in the African-American community there's less power is that they're not registering to vote,” former Mayor Brian Fletcher told NBC News. They...

Liberals' western focus about psychology as much as votes, analysts say

(subscription) (subscription)Deputy Liberal leader Ralph Goodale, top, and aboriginal affairs critic Carolyn Bennett, left, travelled to Winnipeg to meet with community leaders as part...

Federal standing gives Tory MP Brown edge in Ontario PC leadership race ...

(subscription) (subscription)Should he make a bid to become leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, Conservative MP Patrick Brown would have an advantage...

Liberals' western focus about psychology as much as votes, analysts say

(subscription) (subscription)Deputy Liberal leader Ralph Goodale, left, and aboriginal affairs critic Carolyn Bennett, middle, travelled to Winnipeg to meet with community leaders as part...

New chief of staff, D. Comms for Goodyear

(subscription) (subscription)Aaron Scheewe has taken over as Chief of Staff to Minister of State Gary Goodyear, pictured above. Erica Furtado is his new communications...

Ben Carson Slams Jesse Jackson's Race Theory on Ferguson

Dr. Ben Carson went toe-to-toe with the Rev. Jesse Jackson on "Fox News Sunday" over the shooting of teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, after...

Ben Carson Slams Jesse Jackson's Race Theory on Ferguson

Fox News Dr. Ben Carson went toe-to-toe with the Rev. Jesse Jackson on "Fox News Sunday" over the shooting of teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri,...

Inside the Suge Knight Shooting

The source also says that 1OAK owners Reza Roohi and Vinny Laresca were out in Las Vegas partying with Leonardo DiCaprio, Lukas Haas, and Kevin...

Darling: The Man Who Says Better Together

He was elected a Member of Parliament in 1987 when he won Edinburgh Central from his Conservative opponent, Sir Alexander Fletcher. He was given the...

Scheduling issues force Ottawa to keep four executive jets

National Post ... year because the executive jets were getting more VIP and military use than thought. Former defence minister Peter MacKay, in early 2013, ordered...

Canadian Adult Actress Sunny Leone Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Adult movie actress Sunny Leone becomes the latest participant in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The Canadian star, who is presently in India to pursue...

Former Newcastle MP Arthur Wade dead at 95: photos

He was an alderman on Newcastle City Council from 1947 to 1968 and Labor MP for the state seat of Newcastle from 1968 to 1988.

Christine Elliott an early favourite to lead Tories

Tory MPP Christine Elliott has taken the lead in the race to replace Tim Hudak as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives, a Forum Research...

PM: join us at your own pace

Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Immigration and Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison are talking with the sector in order to ensure this can happen he...

Michael Browns dad urges day of silence

ST. LOUIS — The father of a black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson pleaded Sunday for a “day of...

D'Souza: Ferguson Protesters Like ISIS

It was certainly with that in mind that in an interview with the conservative Newsmax TV, D'Souza offered his opinion on the unrest in Ferguson,...

Third Term's The Charm

As Atran notes, “many are just 'vacationers' for Jihad, going to Syria over school breaks or holidays for the thrill of adventure and a semblance...

Challenger jets kept by Conservative government because of high use

Former defence minister Peter MacKay, in early 2013, ordered that the majority of the aircraft, long cast as a symbol of Liberal excess by the...

Daily question: How much does Scotland pay in tax and how much does it spend?

As the people of Scotland weigh up how to vote in the independence referendum, they are asking questions on a range of topics. In this...

Q and A: MP Paul Dewar on family, foreign affairs and 'making a difference'

One a recent sunny Friday in August, Ottawa Centre NDP MP Paul Dewar spent time strolling through his downtown riding, chatting with his constituents. The...

Napthine's Coalition government set for Victorian election defeat, Newspoll shows

Baillieu has announced he will leave parliament at the election, with several leading conservative figures jostling for position to take his prized seat of Hawthorn.

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Castanet.net - Royal Canadian AirforceCastanet.netFormer defence minister Peter MacKay, in early 2013, ordered that the majority of the aircraft, long cast as a symbol of...

RCMP harassment, bullying continues: Liberal MP

Harassment and bullying hasn't been stamped out inside the RCMP workplace despite high-level assurances that action would be taken, says a Liberal MP who has...

A brief history of Alistair Darling

During a near 30-year career in frontline politics, Alistair Darling was almost never known for being outspoken, despite his left-wing student activist days. He rose...

Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

Attenborough, son of a university principal, was born Aug. 29, 1923, into a family with strong liberal views and a tradition of volunteer work for...

Hyperventilating in Wisconsin

That's the context in which to understand the breathless reporting about court documents showing that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker encouraged donations to the Wisconsin Club...

How to Deregulate Cities and States

A lot of attention has been devoted in recent years to overregulation at the national level. For many people, though, the regulations that hit hardest...

Protesters target Justin Trudeau in Chester

About 150 prominent Liberals attended the fundraiser event, including MPs Scott Brison, Geoff Regan and Mark Eyking. The event was held in the riding of...

Protesters target Trudeau

About 150 prominent Liberals attended the fundraiser event, including MPs Scott Brison, Geoff Regan and Mark Eyking. The event was held in the riding of...

Protesters target Trudeau

About 150 prominent Liberals attended the fundraiser event, including MPs Scott Brison, Geoff Regan and Mark Eyking. The event was held in the riding of...

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows

Aside from Iraq, pundits on Sunday focused on the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white...

Nationals roar back from deficit to maul Giants, take series

“This was a great homestand,” said Scott Hairston, whose pinch-hit double tied plated the fourth run of the sixth inning to tie it at 6-all.

Erdogan softening style not substance as president

ISTANBUL: Recep Tayyip Erdogan's caustic rhetoric has won him the devotion of Turkey's conservative Islamic heartlands, from his dismissal of political enemies as “worse than...

DSC demands review of deinstitutionalisation policy

(press release)Continuing mental health-related tragedies on the West Coast yet again highlight the tragic consequences of the mass closure of New Zealand's safe residential...

The Kochs' commercial appeal

The same weekend Cotton is reported to have attended the gathering with the Kochs, he skipped the Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival, a marquee Arkansas...

Scheduling conflicts with VIPs force Tories to keep two Challengers airborne

Former defence minister Peter MacKay, in early 2013, ordered that the majority of the aircraft, long cast as a symbol of Liberal excess by the...

Crist expected to roll to victory in Florida's Democratic primary for governor

The outcome has been such a foregone conclusion that pollsters haven't surveyed Democratic primary voters, focusing instead on the anticipated general election matchup between Crist...

Supporting 'terror tourism' to Israel gets Canadian tax credits

The Electronic Intifada (blog)Last year, the Conservatives passed a law that further criminalizes “leaving or attempting to leave Canada” to commit terrorism. Multiculturalism Minister Jason...

Crist expected to roll to victory in Florida's Democratic primary for governor

Now, the party is about to choose a Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat instead of a longtime liberal stalwart. It's unclear by just how much Crist leads Rich. The...

Crist expected to roll to victory in Florida's Democratic primary for governor

Now, the party is about to choose a Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat instead of a longtime liberal stalwart. It's unclear by just how much Crist leads Rich. The...

Down The Drain: Wineries Brace For Napa Quake's Toll

Jeff Duncan in Anderson, while Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky will speak in Rock Hill ... “For the next two years in South Carolina, if...

Ginsburg On Rulings, Race

(registration)Some of the Roberts Court's conservatives, as well as conservative organizations, have challenged the continued use of the disparate-impact theory, which many credit for...