September 3, 2014

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Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace Are Joining The View

The Oscar nominee recently signed on to star opposite Larry David in his upcoming Broadway debut, but she should be able to accommodate both gigs,...

Louisiana ruling breaks pro-gay marriage streak

Erika Knott, left, wife of Kelly Bryson, holds her son, Jeremy Knott, 6, as they participate in a celebration rally in Jackson Square in New...

First Hand Theatrical's INTERRUPTING THE SERMON Runs Now thru 9/7 at the ...

"Interrupting the Sermon," a gentle story-play about the evolution of a theologically conservative kid from the Midwest into an intellectually progressive religious thinker over the...

The best self-defence isn't always a good offence

"You have the right to defend yourself but you can't be carrying pepper spray or knives or guns for that purpose," says Halifax Regional Police...

Spangenberg's pinch HR lifts Padres to 2-1 win

Two days into his big league career, Spangenberg, hitting for Cameron Maybin, connected against Brad Ziegler (5-3), sending a drive to the home run porch...

Alberta Politics Catch Up: Pipelines, Planes, Cities and Rob Anders ...

The Wildrose Party is trying to distance itself from offensive Conservative Member of Parliament Rob Anders. The party is denying it issued an endorsement after...

Is the winner-take-all casino working for Canadians?

The Conservatives have been invited to send a representative, since MP Rick Norlock will be in Ottawa for the House of Commons sitting and says...

Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

Still, easier credit brings back not-so-fond memories for at least one auto dealer. ''It just seems like 2007 all over again,'' said veteran Toyota dealer...

Washington Is Not an Ideas-Free Zone. (Usually.)

Prison reform used to be an exclusively liberal idea, but Texas lawyer Marc Levin has succeeded in making it a conservative one, too, reframing it...

Charles Koch's Brain

Joe Biden's secret fundraisers ... The 63-year-old, silver-haired strategist, a man largely unknown outside a small circle of like-minded conservative operatives, has spent more than...

Washington Is Not an Ideas-Free Zone. (Usually.)

Prison reform used to be an exclusively liberal idea, but Texas lawyer Marc Levin has succeeded in making it a conservative one, too, reframing it...

AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Faced with a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron declared Thursday...

Browns vs. Steelers: Breaking Down Pittsburgh's Game Plan

In what has been an inordinately long offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers will finally play a meaningful football game this coming Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

Presidential search is latest battle for free-market lobbyists trying to ...

Bense heads the James Madison Institute, a conservative think-tank in Tallahassee bankrolled by Koch interests. ... The purchase of political influence at Florida State by...

A flavour all of their own

The Taste Brothers are a different breed, but the trio makes no apologies for their wacky tendencies. They embrace it. First off, Ray MacDonald, Dave...

Harper government harshly criticizes prospective Liberal MP for saying Israel ...

Liberals have ascribed the recording to an aide from Conservative MP Rob Anders' office, who they claim attended the town hall meeting and prompted Mr.

NOW editors pick a trio of this week's can't-miss events

The Transportation Safety Board concluded in its recent findings that a “weak safety culture” in the railway industry contributed to the fatal crash that killed...

PRESS DIGEST

- Hong Kong - Sept 4Daily MailGeorge Clooney and Amal Alamuddin show off wedding bands as they make first appearance as man and wife;...

Report: Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace Are Joining The View

Wallace, 42, served as White House Communications Director for the last three years of George W. Bush's presidency and served as a senior advisor on...

Cameron is accused over 'complacent' campaigning

His comments came as Labour and the Liberal Democrats prepare to step up the activity of a number of "big beasts", including former Liberal leader...

Committee call on clerk appointment

Speaking after Prime Minister's Questions, Conservative Simon Burns (Chelmsford) raised a point of order to ask if Mr Bercow would withdraw a letter recommending Ms...

“Lazy” Marathon Runner Visits Dunedin

(press release)Dunedin (Thursday, 4 September 2014) - Australian marathon runner and weight loss myth buster Marie Bean is coming to Dunedin to complete in...

Former Mountie who was disciplined for 'abuse of authority' seeking Van East ...

Both Jaques and Jodie Emery seek to unseat the NDP's Libby Davies, who has been MP in Vancouver East since 1997. Mark Elyas of the...

Angels in America: Part 2 – Perestroika at The Umbrella Community Arts Center ...

CONCORD, Mass.—The Umbrella Community Arts Center in Concord Massachusetts will bring Angels in America: Part 2 – Perestroika to its stage from October 3 –...

Committee call on clerk appointment

Speaking after Prime Minister's Questions, Conservative Simon Burns (Chelmsford) raised a point of order to ask if Mr Bercow would withdraw a letter recommending Ms...

Committee call on clerk appointment

Speaking after Prime Minister's Questions, Conservative Simon Burns (Chelmsford) raised a point of order to ask if Mr Bercow would withdraw a letter recommending Ms...

How Christy Clark's confrontational approach with teachers could tarnish ...

Campbell, McGuinty, and Charest were not primarily responsible for the devastating defeats of the federal Liberals under Stéphane Dion and Michael Ignatieff. But the provincial...

Committee call on clerk appointment

Speaking after Prime Minister's Questions, Conservative Simon Burns (Chelmsford) raised a point of order to ask if Mr Bercow would withdraw a letter recommending Ms...

Committee call on clerk appointment

Speaking after Prime Minister's Questions, Conservative Simon Burns (Chelmsford) raised a point of order to ask if Mr Bercow would withdraw a letter recommending Ms...

The parole bill bungle — and what happens when MPs vote blind

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP David Sweet introduced the Fairness for Victims Act. It went through the Justice Committee and passed the House of Commons with...

What the Tims/BK deal really means — and what it cost us

(subscription) (subscription)We've now reached a new level of silliness in public discourse about taxes with Finance Minister Joe Oliver's suggestion that Burger King's $11...

Feds may take part in roundtable on missing, murdered aboriginal women ...

Toronto Star Dozens of federal, provincial and community studies compiled by the Conservative government appear to contradict the prime minister's contention that the problem of missing...

The Gargoyle: Charlie Angus makes pen pals in the Senate | Ottawa ...

NDP MP Charlie Angus has suggested two senators work with him to strengthen parliamentary ethics guidelines — after first ripping the upper chamber for shoddy...

North Cross School transitions to Singapore Math

North Cross School is a college-preparatory day school grounded in a strong liberal arts and science curriculum combined with exceptional co-curricular programs. The academic program,...

Cameron delivers response to Isis hostage threat at PMQs: Politics live blog

(blog) (blog)The Lib Dems are playing down talk of a rift with the Conservatives over two aspects of the anti-terror package. (See 1.18pm.) This...

When will the Harper government start taking women seriously?

Kirsty Duncan is a Liberal member of parliament (Etobicoke North) and critic for Status of Women, International Development and Consular Affairs. She has a Ph.D.

An Intro and the Skeptimergent Challenge

(blog)As an atheist who works with religious persons, I am honored to be a part of these “Emerging Voices.” By way of introduction, I...

Few jobless in Toronto are collecting EI benefits

Andrew Cash, a Toronto NDP MP, says Toronto and other big cities are ill-served by the current system. “In big cities, there's a lot of...

Baird vows Canadian support on secret visit to Iraq

Earlier, Baird's unity message was reinforced by opposition MPs Paul Dewar and Marc Garneau, the NDP and Liberal foreign affairs critics, who accompanied Baird at...

Star Liberal recruit Andrew Leslie criticizes Israel in leaked recording

(blog)Just weeks later, CTV News obtained secretly-recorded audio of a conversation between pro-life Liberal MP John McKay and “someone with Conservative leanings,” during which...

Commissioners avoid layoffs with increased funding

In a letter addressed to the Scioto County Commissioners, Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini said that if his office did not receive additional appropriations by...

Republicans for What?

President Obama is widely unpopular, the Senate playing field is largely in conservative states, the tide of war is rising around the world, and gains...

Bob McDonnell's Bogus Journey

(blog)There is certainly nothing in his policies that earns McDonnell credit as a fallen conservative hero. The most visible daily reminder of his time...

2014 BEAT Festival to Kick Off 9/11 in Brooklyn; Lineup Announced!

With a student population that reflects the full range of NYC's economic and cultural fabric, Dancewave offers young people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to...

ICAC UPDATE: Swansea MP Garry Edwards accused of lying over McCloy cash ...

Mr Edwards, who is suspended from the Liberal Party, admitted to the Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday that he accepted an envelope from Mr McCloy...

Kinder Morgan attacks Gnome's Home

(blog)NDP MP Kennedy Stewart sent out a news release today (September 3) saying that Kinder Morgan, the company behind the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline...

Schools will have to stream pupils, say the Tories

The idea is being considered for inclusion in the 2015 Conservative Party manifesto. It would build on the policy blueprint in 2010, which pledged to...

Peter Foster: Access to misinformation on Canada's middle class

It purported to demonstrate the “plight” of the Canadian middle class, which just happened to be one of the chief policy concerns of Liberal leader...

LGBTs push to expand Civil Rights Act

BOSTON, Mass.—Earlier this summer marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law July 2...

Olivia Chow and the vanishing NDP in Toronto: Hepburn

NOW Magazine This is important because Chow's strategy relies heavily on a huge NDP turnout on the Oct. 27 election day. Given her long history in...