September 15, 2014

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Mets rookie deGrom ties K mark; Marlins win 6-5

Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton, seriously injured last Thursday when he was struck in the face by a pitch, has some appointments with doctors on Tuesday. After...

Toronto election a magnet for old political players who just can't give up the ...

Joining them in the club this year are Jim Karygiannis, a Liberal MP for 26 years who announced his bid for city council during his...

Scottish independence: 'Heroes, generals and rank-and-file soldiers' appeal to ...

The Guardian ... from it when I've fought together with my English, Welsh and Northern Irish comrades.” Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, said Britain's...

GOP blocks women's bill, Democrats see campaign fodder

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic bill Monday aimed at pressuring employers to pay women the same as men, a vote Democrats knew they...

Oil-reliant firms at risk as world moves toward low-carbon future: report

Its report comes as international leaders prepare to meet at the UN Secretary-General's climate summit in New York next week, a meeting that Prime Minister...

Project Team Starts on Grey Hospital Design

(press release)The project team responsible for designing the new Grey Base Hospital has been appointed and is starting to work with hospital user groups,...

Dolphins re-sign Daniel Thomas, discuss impact of Knowshon Moreno loss

ABC News The Dolphins brought back running back Daniel Thomas to the fold on Monday to help carry the load while running back Knowshon Moreno (dislocated...

Apple Watch Price: Gold Apple Watch Edition Rumored to Cost More Than $1K

That golden Apple Watch Edition looks good, but expect your wallet to take a hit if you go for it. Chad Rickicki, a watch expert...

Today's Celebrity Birthdays

In 1914, "Candid Camera" creator Allen Funt. (Sept. 5, 1999). In 1919, crooner Andy Russell. (April 16, 1992). In 1922, CBC television host Alex Barris.

'Dancing with the Stars' is low on star power, high on Alfonso Ribeiro

ABC News (blog)Sister Julianne, who joined the judging panel, was gaga for the old men in the hunt – Michael Waltrip, Tommy Chong, Tavis Smiley...

Tories May Cut Taxes Sooner Than Expected

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News OTTAWA — The Conservative government may announce personal tax cuts as early as this fall, Prime Minister Stephen Harper suggested in a...

Feds issue terse 'action plan' on missing Native women

During question period Monday, New Democrat Niki Ashton asked again about a national inquiry and why the government refuses to support calls for one. Leitch...

Feds issue terse 'action plan' on missing Native women

During question period Monday, New Democrat Niki Ashton asked again about a national inquiry and why the government refuses to support calls for one. Leitch...

Feds issue terse 'action plan' on missing Native women

During question period Monday, New Democrat Niki Ashton asked again about a national inquiry and why the government refuses to support calls for one. Leitch...

Feds issue terse 'action plan' on missing Native women

During question period Monday, New Democrat Niki Ashton asked again about a national inquiry and why the government refuses to support calls for one. Leitch...

Nathan Jacobson, businessman with Tory ties, cleared of U.S. money laundering ...

Nathan Jacobson, the self-described “radioactive” businessman close to senior Conservatives, cleared his name Monday in a San Diego courtroom. Justice Janis L. Sammartino accepted a...

Rep. John Bennett stands behind 'threat of Islam' statements at Sallisaw ...

Also on Monday, Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry released a resolution calling for Bennett and Oklahoma Republican Party Chairman David Weston to apologize for remarks that “put...

The Gargoyle: Bachman criticizes Harper for song use, then lets it ride

Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman is playing a different tune after initially voicing his displeasure with Prime Minister Stephen Harper for using his hit Takin'...

Detroit council wants property sale proceeds for DRIC bridge pumped back into ...

(blog) (blog)Local MP Brian Masse (NDP -Windsor West) represents the riding where the DRIC bridge will be located on the Canadian side in Brighton...

The surplus, the election and the testing of Joe Oliver

(subscription) (subscription)Your predecessor, the late Jim Flaherty, left things in pretty good shape for you. There is a strong possibility you're in a position...

Mike Duffy's lawyer expected to press for trial soon

As you know, Mr. Speaker, this case is before the courts right now and we will let the courts make their decision,” replied Mr. Harper's...

Coyne: Justin Trudeau's appeal has NDP scrambling to the left ahead of election

Instead of the predicted convergence on the centre by the other two parties, leaving the traditionally centrist Liberals with neither votes nor raison d'etre, the...

Tories say Trudeau's opposition to stripping terrorists of citizen is ...

"Conservative MP calls world 'dark and dangerous' in member's statements today; Libs see a light and beauty in the potential of every person," Liberal MP...

Stadium Drive, Michigan Avenue corridor study to take place Sept. 30 to Oct. 3

city commish long view.JPG Deputy City Manager Jeff Chamberlain told the Kalamazoo City Commission, seen here at a meeting in July, about plans to conduct...

Stand up to bullies, No supporters are urged as Alex Salmond is accused of ...

Voters who plan to say No in Thursday's referendum have been urged not to be intimidated by independence 'bullies'. As Alex Salmond was accused of...

Tories say Trudeau's opposition to stripping terrorists of citizen is ...

"Conservative MP calls world 'dark and dangerous' in member's statements today; Libs see a light and beauty in the potential of every person," Liberal MP...

Critics still wary of further involvement as Canada set to fly Czech weapons to

"When you're in the theatre of war, you get sucked in militarily," said NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar. During question period, NDP Leader Thomas...

Tories say Trudeau's opposition to stripping terrorists of citizen is ...

Other Liberals are backing their leader. "Conservative MP calls world 'dark and dangerous' in member's statements today; Libs see a light and beauty in the...

Cuzner, Eyking back in Ottawa for fall session

Both Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner and Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking will be running under the Liberal banner once again in 2015 — both having...

Tories say Trudeau's opposition to stripping terrorists of citizen is ...

"Conservative MP calls world 'dark and dangerous' in member's statements today; Libs see a light and beauty in the potential of every person," Liberal MP...

Labour fails to woo voters

A leftist cabal of the Liberal, New Democrat, Bloc Quebecois and Green parties soon assembled to replace Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper with Liberal leader...

Labour fails to woo voters

A leftist cabal of the Liberal, New Democrat, Bloc Quebecois and Green parties soon assembled to replace Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper with Liberal leader...

US strikes Islamic State near Baghdad in expanded Iraq mission

U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid...

Doug Ford mayoral campaign has yet to begin - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Doug Ford mayoral campaign has yet to beginCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsWard 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is an open ward and the leading candidate here...

Feds issue terse 'action plan' on missing Native women

During question period Monday, New Democrat Niki Ashton asked again about a national inquiry and why the government refuses to support calls for one. Leitch...

NDP Pushes to Reinstate and Raise Federal Minimum Wage

National Post NDP labour critic Alexandre Boulerice conceded to reporters on Parliament Hill the increase was partly a symbolic gesture because it would affect a small...

The NDP will press for a vote on the federal minimum wage

The NDP will be using its day in opposition Tuesday to attempt to convince the government to raise the federal minimum wage. “After 10 years...

Pakistani woman loses bid to stay in Saskatoon

Federal Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney is now the only person who can stop the deportation, Bibi's lawyer said. After becoming a ... Lynne Yelich,...

L'optimisme du chef du Bloc québécois

Le mois dernier, deux des quatre députés du caucus bloquiste, Jean-François Fortin, de Haute-Gaspésie-La Mitis-Matane-Matapédia et André Bellavance, de Richmond-Arthabaska, qui était aussi candidat à...

Graham Joyce's Brilliant Novel About Being Haunted By The Class System

The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit takes place in 1976, when a college student named David decides to go work at a seaside resort...

Graham Joyce's Brilliant Novel About Being Haunted By The Class System

The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit takes place in 1976, when a college student named David decides to go work at a seaside resort...

'Birth tourism' crackdown gets frosty reception from BC

B.C. Jobs Minister Shirley Bond told The in an email that her office has written to the federal government seeking greater “clarity” about the...

Tories table plan to stop violence against aboriginal women and girls

Liberal aboriginal affairs critic Carolyn Bennett denounced today's plan as "political smoke and mirrors." In a statement to CBC News, Bennett said "today's so-called 'Action...

You're doing sex ed wrong: How teaching kids about sex is like teaching ...

I spoke to Vernacchio by phone about conservative parents, fears about teen sex, and why he thinks the U.S. is slowly moving beyond abstinence-only education.

Hans Marotte se lance en politique avec le NPD - Journal de Montréal

Journal de Montréal Hans Marotte se lance en politique avec le NPDJournal de MontréalIl souhaite remplacer le candidat néo-démocrate actuel, Tarik Brahmi, qui a déjà annoncé...

Dr. Herb Dickieson seeks Egmont NDP nomination

Now he is seeking the party's nomination in the federal riding of Egmont, the seat currently held by Conservative Gail Shea. Dickieson was said to...

OVERNIGHT CAMPAIGN: Clinton winks, nods, ducks and dodges

(blog)WV-SEN (OPEN): Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) headlined a fundraiser for Democrat Natalie Tennant last Friday. KY-SEN .... Chris Christie (R) will stump...

App would help women in New York City find taxis with female drivers

Such requests are common among some religious communities, like among some Orthodox Jews and conservative Muslims, where social and cultural mores emphasize men and women...

Government under fire for scavenging aircraft parts from museum plane

“This is a basic commitment for the Canadian Forces,” NDP defence critic Jack Harris said of search and rescue. “And the government is not giving...

Federal leaders kick off unofficial campaign with pitches to middle class

On the economic front, he ran through a list of what he called his Conservative government's achievements, including cutting the GIST, the universal child care...