August 26, 2014

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Winston's Repeat Heisman Hopes

He's probably not going to pass enough in this balanced, somewhat conservative offense, but then again, an AJ McCarron-like season for a team with a...

$50k of HSU money ?used to pay divorce settlement?

(Pressemitteilung)Mehr dazu von macleans.ca: Government scientists should be free to speak directly, and through journalists, writes the Liberal science and technology criticThe post Un-muzzle...

Marrazzo: Socially liberal, fiscally conservative Ward 3 candidate ...

She said she registered to vote in the same party as her parents because she didn't know she could register as unenrolled. Since that election,...

Nixon in Dixie

The Southern Manifesto charged the Supreme Court with a “clear abuse of judicial power” in the Brown decision desegregating the public schools in 1954. The...

Republican-turned-Democrat Crist wins Florida primary for governor

Despite initially campaigning as a strong conservative in the 2010 Senate race, Crist was widely considered a moderate Republican governor supported by some Democrats. He...

North Shore history made with naming of Heather Wilson as first female federal ...

Ms. Wilson will doubtless be challenging NDP MP Carol Hughes, the first woman elected to this office in AMK (or any pre-distribution riding) in the...

CUPW to hold new meeting in Gore Bay on Canada Post service changes

At the Tehkummah meeting, Carol Hughes said the NDP supports the idea of post offices providing banking service, where it's proven profitable in New Zealand,...

No 'international norms' for electoral system mentioned in Basic Law, says CY ...

(subscription)He lamented the "complete failure" of the government and some NPC deputies to explain Hong Kong's concerns to Beijing. Peter Wong Man-kong, a local...

Longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer dies at 86

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Barrett, a longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for handling a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and...

Conservatives ready with big hugs for Tim Hortons: Tim Harper

His former finance minister, the late Jim Flaherty, once hopped a Challenger to deliver a financial update at a Timmy's in London, Ont. When she...

Claude Patry souhaite bonne chance au bloquiste démissionnaire André ...

... de suivre ses convictions ; il quitte le caucus du Bloc et il a fait savoir qu'il restait un souverainiste convaincu. Pour ma part,...

High School Roundup for Aug. 26, 2014

Richards 25-25, Thornwood 12-14: Katelyn Sullivan dished out 20 assists and Dana Wujcik had six kills for host Richards in the season opener for both...

Ducey's flavor is Extreme Edge

26, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: David KadlubowskI/The Republic) ... GOP standard bearer Doug Ducey hits all the conservative notes – anti-Obama, anti-Common Core, anti-government,...

Crist wins Florida Democratic primary for governor

He was once considered a potential running mate for 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain. He also had the ... Despite initially campaigning as a...

Canadian Forces watching climate change carefully, Rob Nicholson says

BAFFIN ISLAND—Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says the Canadian Armed Forces are watching the changing climate in the North “very, very carefully.” Speaking to reporters on...

APC is Firmly in Reverse Gear, Says Ikimi

“On my part, I did not approach any of the 16 governors or any party leader to solicit for support to contest the national chairmanship...

Pinkoson, Cornell win commission primaries

While Pinkoson won his primary for the District 2 seat by a healthy margin, Cornell's race for the District 4 seat that Republican Commissioner Susan...

Conservatives ready with big hugs for Tim Hortons: Tim Harper

There is likely no politician in this country whose road to electoral victory did not go through a Saturday morning of glad-handing at the local...

Childcare a "national priority": Mulcair

Childcare a "national priority": MulcairThe group is launching a campaign called Childcare: It's Everyone's Issue on September 6 with a rally at Oshawa MP Colin...

Canadian Forces watching climate change carefully, Rob Nicholson says

When asked how climate change affects military planning in the territories, Nicholson said: “I think they watch these things very, very carefully and, again, they've...

Confusion over Pat McCabe's future after third neck break

(subscription)Wallaby back Pat McCabe has retired from rugby after fracturing his neck for a third time, his ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham said Wednesday...

Philips Launches Primary Air Campaign; Colley Endorsement ...

August 26, 2014 David Anderson. A powerful endorsement and ... He gets back to basics and reminds people of his15 year successful track record of...

Phillips Launches Primary Air Campaign; Colley Endorsement ...

August 26, 2014 David Anderson. A powerful endorsement and ... He gets back to basics and reminds people of his15 year successful track record of...

Conservative MP's mail out draws charges of BOIE hypocrisy - iPolitics

That's what the chair of the BOIE, House Speaker Andrew Scheer, was referring to when he said in a June statement that the NDP had...

No worries for Chen Long in Badminton World Championships

(subscription)Chen Long eased his way into the second round of the badminton world championship on Tuesday with a routine victory over Austrian rank outsider...

Weber: Whitecaps seeing red with Leveron card

He'll feel hard done by for his sending off in Saturday's 2-0 loss at the L.A. Galaxy, but referee Allen Chapman didn't hesitate to reach...

Ombudsmen to look at hassles faced by wounded veterans heading for civilian life

CTV News Defence Minister Rob Nicholson insisted under questioning in the House of Commons that everything was being done to prepare members for civilian life, including...

SHNS Campaign Notebook — Tuesday, August 26, 2014

While more than half of those polled recently believed Democratic candidate for governor Martha Coakley was “just about right” when asked if she was too...

Changes to Canadian foreign worker programs

The spring and summer have been busy ones for Jason Kenney, Minister for Employment and Social Development. In early April he announced the first businesses...

​Canada to Russia: 'We will defend our sovereignty in the Arctic'

​Canada to Russia: 'We will defend our sovereignty in the Arctic' (blog)Canada is ready for a confrontation with Russia if it expands its ambitions in...

Crist wins Florida Democratic primary for governor

He was once considered a potential running mate for 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain. He also had the ... Despite initially campaigning as a...

Kevin Andrews, natural family man of the year: a funny but deadly serious concept

Such a liberal attitude to fidelity would come as a shock to Kevin Andrews, recently named Natural Family Man of the Year by self-appointed family...

Helicopter parents make their way into dorm rooms

WASHINGTON (AP) - So much stuff, so little style. The dream dorm room was just not happening. Five years ago, Karen and Amanda Zuckerman hit...

Toledo water crisis not likely in Springfield

“It's tended to be more of a lake issue and folks have not been looking for (harmful algal blooms) on rivers. But we are going...

Buffalo Point band plans to oust hereditary chief

... John Thunder and allowing elections for the first time in more than 40 years. Mr. Thunder is currently facing an extortion charge in relation...

Casting Net: Keith Stanfield to play young Snoop Dogg in 'Straight Outta ...

... of legendary rap group N.W.A. The film, directed by F. Gary Gray, also stars O'Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre), Jason...

Crist takes commanding lead in Florida primary

He was once considered a potential running mate for 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain. He also had the ... Despite initially campaigning as a...

Robin Abcarian

Many Americans are concerned about Tahmooressi's welfare, but this case has become above all a conservative cause celebre. Many on the right were particularly outraged...

'Secular Stagnation' May Be for Real

@JOHN MCKAY Technological innovation does not kill jobs long term, it creates them. It also keeps us slightly ahead of the rest of the world.

B.C. Tory MP's Facebook Post Reveals Personal Pressures Of Political Life

Wilks was an RCMP officer for 20 years before getting into municipal politics. He jumped to Ottawa with a federal election win in 2011. He...

Military watchdogs to look at treatment of wounded vets

CTV News Earlier this year, Fantino asked his department to conduct an independent, third-party review of the Veterans Affairs Transformation Agenda, which is a five-year program...

Farmer mowes thank you message for troops

Townhall is packed with breaking news headlines, political news, and conservative opinion with Townhall columnists including Ann Coulter, Michelle Malkin, Michael Barone, Star Parker, Dennis...

Yukon aboriginal leader blasts PM over inquiry stance

We have it in our own backyard and this is being overlooked," Horne said. She's pleased the MP for Yukon, Conservative Ryan Leef, supports the...

Harper wraps up tour of North with stop in Baffin Island

The first test model of Canada's new offshore Arctic patrol vessel will only be completed next summer -- nine years after the Conservatives were elected.

Sen. Mike Lee holds town hall meeting at Dixie State University

During the Utah Solutions Summit held in Salt Lake City last week, the Deseret News reported that Lee compared government regulations to a helicopter parent...

Harper wraps up tour of North with stop in Baffin Island

The first test model of Canada's new offshore Arctic patrol vessel will only be completed next summer -- nine years after the Conservatives were elected.

Revenue minister credits low tax rate for fast-food merger

Even with the series of tax cuts since 2006, the Conservative government says it is on track to eliminate the annual spending deficit next year.

The season's most bizarre political ads

The ad, released earlier this week, appeared clearly aimed at fiscal conservatives in Georgia. The jihadist killer of James Foley. In the department of “Are...

Former Virginia governor denies corruption charges

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrapped up a grueling four-plus days on the witness stand Tuesday by emphatically denying that he did...

News in Brief

Local filmmaker Fuad Chowdhury will screen a documentary tonight at about the Rana Plaza clothing factory collapse and MP Matthew Kellway's visit to the site...