September 4, 2014

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ICAC UPDATE: Liberals' Simon McInnes tells Operation Spicer he 'expressed ...

Mr Tripodi said he felt no loyalty to then Newcastle MP and Hunter minister Jodi McKay because she had been "backgrounding" the media about a...

Federer saves 2 match points, reaches US Open semifinals

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates his win over Gael Monfils, of France, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014,...

Japan launch of Microsoft Xbox One falls flat

The Japanese launch of Microsoft's Xbox One fell flat Thursday, with journalists covering the debut far outnumbering buyers. Japan finally got the console more than...

Division matchups spice NFL openers

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin thinks Manziel will see some action. "I said that I expect them to utilize him in some way ... If Chicago's...

It Ain't My Nature

I once took an adult education course in astronomy at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. My friend Hilton Kramer, who sometimes lectured on visual art,...

Canadians are pulling together to address the plight of First Nations ...

This week Justice Minister Peter MacKay left the door open, saying “the progress that is under way must continue. That includes meetings and consultations for...

News now! Seattle in control, 22-10, heading into fourth quarter

(blog)Brad Jones and Morgan Burnett need to be cut. Playcalling has been terrible. So conservative. All of a sudden when we start throwing down...

Sask. RCMP search for pig thief

Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Continue reading →. 36 minutes ago. ICYMI: 'The Judge' stars...

The DVD Wrapup: Draft Day, Jackpot, Queen Margot, Tinto Brass, Love Streams ...

Otherwise, “Touch Me” is an entirely watchable dramedy – made on a shoestring – that's also blessed with appearances by Allison Janney, William H. Macy,...

On September 9th, Vote!

To take one example, conservative groups produced negative ads aimed at North Carolina supreme court justices in that state's May elections. Given the power of...

Boy charged in Detroit with street artist's death

DETROIT (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was charged Thursday with first-degree murder and armed robbery in the fatal shooting of a French street artist whose...

Lawyer: Art Van building purchase was legal

The county in May used $200,000 from the library system and $360,000 from the county Parks and Recreation Department to buy the building. Corporate counsel...

Sean CaseyLiberal – Senate Report on Cannabis 12-year ...

“Regulating marijuana is 'the way to protect our young people,' says Charlottetown MP and Liberal justice critic Sean Casey. Let's go at the source. Let's...

Sean CaseyLiberal justice critic – Senate Report on Cannabis 12 ...

“Regulating marijuana is 'the way to protect our young people,' says Charlottetown MP and Liberal justice critic Sean Casey. Let's go at the source. Let's...

Windsor West federal NDP nomination meeting Friday

Hassan has been a highly-active union leader not only in Canada, but also in the international arena. Brian Masse announced today in a press release...

Heavily-edited residential schools documents an 'obstruction' of justice, NDP says

NDP MP Charlie Angus, whose constituents include many of those families, has been arguing for access to the documents for more than a year. In...

Kinder Morgan asks feds to forbid City of Burnaby from halting pipeline work

NDP M.P. Kennedy Stewart with Burnaby residents who showed up to support the City of Burnaby's work stoppage order against Kinder Morgan on Wednesday -...

Britain Is Preparing for Military Strikes Against ISIS

I don't think [keeping Barbour around] necessarily means Perry is endorsing what he did, but it means he's certainly not properly condemning it or taking...

Paul Smith Announces Candidacy for Conservative Party of Canada Nomination ...

Mr. Smith seeks the nomination to build on current Member of Parliament, Rick Norlock's, exemplary record of public service on issues critical to the riding:...

Exclusive: Canada seen buying fighter jets from U.S., not Europe

- sourceGlobalPostThe fighter selection has proven enormously problematic for Canada's Conservative government, which in 2012 scrapped a sole-sourced plan to buy 65 F-35s for...

5 council candidates form under 'Protect Coquitlam' slogan

The brochure also trumpets the group's endorsement by NDP MP Fin Donnelly and BC NDP MLA Selina Robinson, both former Coquitlam city councillors. And while...

Un manque de jugement de Trudeau, selon ses adversaires - Journal de Montréal

Journal de Montréal Un manque de jugement de Trudeau, selon ses adversairesJournal de MontréalRéagissant au dossier de notre Bureau d'enquête sur la fortune du directeur des...

Protect old RCMP HQ, says MP

While Public Works could not confirm the sale of the property by press time, Davies referenced government correspondence that shows the process to sell it...

Looking back on 5774: a dramatic, turbulent year

Cover-Sep5_2014 It was a particularly tumultuous year for Israel and the world Jewish community, bracketed on both ends by violence in the Middle East —...

Looking back on 5774: a dramatic, turbulent year

Cover-Sep5_2014 It was a particularly tumultuous year for Israel and the world Jewish community, bracketed on both ends by violence in the Middle East —...

Scarlett Johansson welcomes baby Rose

A spokesman for the 29-year-old actress told The Associated Press Thursday that Johansson and her fiance, Romain Dauriac, have welcomed a baby girl, whom they've...

Now for a tax you can understand

(press release)"Labour's Capital Gains tax, as described by David Parker, is designed to drive investors away from a property bubble to productive investments," says...

NDP MP Don Davies calls for affordable housing at former B.C. ...

New Democrat MP Don Davies is lobbying Ottawa to make affordable housing and park space a priority on a prime piece of unused, federally owned...

The Alitomayor Effect

Joe Biden's secret fundraisers ... Although many of the court's so-called conservatives are for the most part free speech absolutists, for instance, Alito has broken...

Getting to 'I Do'

Joe Biden's secret fundraisers · Officer Wilson probably will walk. For me, Stonewall isn't remarkable because it was the first time gay people fought back...

The Disrupters

Joe Biden's secret fundraisers · Officer Wilson probably will walk. Airbnb makes it imaginable that I would stay in the house of a stranger who...

Getting to 'I Do'

15 Yuval Levin. Editor, National Affairs. For Envisioning the Unobamacare. Richard Fink ... The Conservative Prison Reformer. ... 30 Jerry Brown & Kamala Harris. Governor...

Alex AtamanenkoNDP – Senate Report on Cannabis 12-year ...

Alex Atamanenko – NDP. “There has to be certainly a decriminalization. We have to look at this to make sure we get the criminal element...

Report to criticize watchdogs IRS tea party probe

Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who heads the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, is sure to further escalate partisan tensions over whether the IRS, under former agency official...

Jarvis: 'I'm not dead yet'

(blog) (blog)Lawyer Laura Joy, ex-wife of former Liberal finance minister Dwight Duncan, led the drive to draft Millson. Powerful Liberal David Gene, former premier...

HIS DATA SET WAS HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD.

In May, the Financial Times' Chris Giles wrote a blog post taking issue with Piketty's data, but Piketty mostly laid the critique to rest with...

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Joe Biden's secret fundraisers ... That might be standard fare in left-wing policy circles, but for an institution critics accuse of pandering to Wall Street...

The Most Interesting Man in Politics.

Joe Biden's secret fundraisers · Officer Wilson probably will walk. Read More. Rand Paul · The POLITICO 50 · The One-Man Think Tank. Who's inside...

Canada seen buying fighter jets from US, not Europe

Yahoo Finance UK - sourceYahoo Finance UKThe fighter selection has proven enormously problematic for Canada's Conservative government, which in 2012 scrapped a sole-sourced plan to...

Kansas independent US Senate hopeful in spotlight - U.S. News & World Report

Kansas independent US Senate hopeful in spotlightU.S. News & World ReportHe contributed to the 2008 presidential campaigns of Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, but...

Lost EU subsidies 'devastating'

The Government should commit now to replacing any subsidies from Brussels which might be lost by British companies, farmers or fishermen if the UK quits...

Rubio tries to regain conservative support

Jeff Duncan in Anderson, S.C., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (Photo: AP ... The Florida Republican was invited to address an audience of some 1,200 conservatives,...

'I've Been a Pariah for So Long'

... famous not for its seven dense chapters of educational theory but for The List—a 63-page index of 5,000 essential subjects and concepts that Hirsch...

NDP, House prepare for Federal Court fight over secretive Commons Board of ...

(subscription) (subscription)NDP Leader Tom Mulcair's party's request for a court order to compel documents from the board—comprised of MPs from each of the three...

'I'm really lucky': Conservative MP Peter Kent opens up about stage 4 cancer ...

Scotsman OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but...

ICAC UPDATE: "I am not corrupt," Mike Gallacher says after appearing before ...

ICAC UPDATE: "I am not corrupt," Mike Gallacher says after appearing before ...Mr Gallacher also acknowledged it ''appears so'' that $7000 Buildev paid for directors...

A First Amendment Education

Their efforts have hobbled fund-raising at many of the most effective conservative independent groups and forced them to spend hundreds of thousands on lawyers to...

Exclusive: Canada seen buying fighter jets from US, not Europe

Reuters - sourceReutersThe fighter selection has proven enormously problematic for Canada's Conservative government, which in 2012 scrapped a sole-sourced plan to buy 65 F-35s for...

Okanagan Forecast: Keep the Sunglasses Handy

Those of you who aren't ready to let go of summer will LOVE the next several days. As an upper ridge shifts over BC, we...

'I'm not dead yet'

(blog)Powerful Liberal David Gene, former premier Dalton McGuinty's deputy chief of staff (a man The Globe and Mail described as a “ruthless political fixer”),...