September 16, 2014

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Peter Stoffer to announce political future Wednesday

Nova Scotia New Democrat MP Peter Stoffer will announce Wednesday morning whether he's leaving politics. While he wouldn't ... He is due to appear with...

The Reckoning of Mars Hill

asks Rob Smith, a generation older than many of these men and the instigating force behind these gatherings. “Yeah, extremely vulnerable,” Forehand says. ... Others...

Reporters: Ben Morris and Matthew West

Former Bank of England deputy governor Sir John Gieve tells the Today programme he expects Bank staff to be at work very early on Friday...

Brewers knock off Cardinals 3-2 in 12 innings

Brewers: Mike Fiers (6-2, 1.84 ERA) makes his first start since hitting Giancarlo Stanton in the face with a pitch last week. Fiers is 2-0...

The Reckoning of Mars Hill

asks Rob Smith, a generation older than many of these men and the instigating force behind these gatherings. “Yeah, extremely vulnerable,” Forehand says. ... Others...

WA double murder accused fit to plead

A 23-YEAR-OLD man charged with the murder of his father and a neighbour has been deemed fit to plead following a psychiatric assessment. RAINER Stefanski,...

OPINION: A Gilded Age estate becomes a green treasure

On July 20, two programs will be offered at the Orchid House — one for people who are beginning to grow orchids, one focused on...

LETTER: Don't equate Clinton 'scandal' with Christie

“I take responsibility,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told senators. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington,...

NFL Players Association formally appeals Ray Rice's suspension

While DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFLPA, said the video was "disturbing," the union said in a statement that "under governing labor law, an...

Wine Etc.: Fermenting a debate about wild yeasts

David Ramey, once a winemaker for Chalk Hill Winery, recently told Jordon Ross who wrote a yeast article for Enology International that he began experimenting...

Flying the Flag

“When this thing took off, we did not expect it to happen this fast.” ... That very book in which Hancock's essay appeared, Out Loud,...

MPs debate Canada's role in Iraq LIVE 11:59:59

MSN Canada With that question answered, NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar will likely shift his focus to more wide-ranging questions on Canada's efforts in Iraq.

MPs debate mission of Canadian advisers in Iraq

MSN Canada The special after-hours session, which did not include a vote, was triggered by a request submitted by Liberal foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau last...

High school boys' soccer roundup: Sacopee Valley knocks off Buckfield

Will Goforth had a goal and an assist, and Ernie Allard and Blake Trueworthy each added a goal for the Hawks (1-1-1). John Randolph and...

House GOP pushes vs. IRS

Congress has been investigating the IRS for more than a year, ever since IRS officials acknowledged that agents had improperly singled out tea party and...

Group Weighs Kids' Backpacks

DAYTON -- Tuesday marked National School Backpack Awareness day so the American Occupational Therapy Association weighed backpacks at Riverscape Metro Park. The group says they...

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Michele Austin, a former chief of staff to cabinet minister Rona Ambrose, is betting that tax cuts and tax credits will be the favoured route...

Pima notes: Aztecs trying to reach elite level

Before 2010, Kendra Veliz had never lost more than six games as the Pima women's soccer coach. There was the 16-1-1 mark in Year 1,...

Fantasy Football: Mark Ingram Out; Week 3 Must Adds From Week 2 Injuries

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram, left, breaks the tackle of Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson during the first half of an NFL...

Adriane Hofmeyr (Parsons): What the Constitution means to me

There are many things to celebrate about the birth of constitutional government in the United States on Sept. 17, 1787, not least the idea that,...

What kind of prime minister would Mulcair or Trudeau be?

Trudeau has tabled access-to-information reform and Mulcair supported NDP MP Pat Martin's bill on the same subject, so surely that would be among the first...

Focus on Trudeau hurts NDP

But such a roadmap for the fall session really sucks for the other guy. You know, that guy whose party garnered three times as many...

Tempers flare at emergency debate on Canadian deployment to Iraq

Liberal MP and foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau recognized the Islamic State is a "very dangerous force which must be defeated." Garneau said that his...

Tempers flare at emergency debate on Canadian deployment to Iraq

"As we have said, we are going strictly in an advisory and not a combat role," Foreign Affairs Parliamentary Secretary Deepak Obhrai said. "Our goal...

Remembrance and ignorance, Harper and Islamic State

(subscription) (subscription)In a generally praised analysis piece in the New York Times last week, Peter Baker wrote that Barack Obama's declaration of something like...

Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson clears Conservative MP Mark ...

There's no reason to examine Conservative MP Mark Adler for soliciting donations from lobbyists who seem before his committee, a ethics commissioner has ruled. Mary...

Political Experts: Only a Handful of Election Races Competitive

“A dozen, maybe 15 if the fundraising kicks in,” said David McLennan with Meredith College. “So you are talking less than 10 percent of all...

Political Experts: Only a Handful of Election Races Competitive

“A dozen, maybe 15 if the fundraising kicks in,” said David McLennan with Meredith College. “So you are talking less than 10 percent of all...

The right thing

At 39, Cameron is one of the youngest, most outspoken members of Federal Parliament - and the closest thing to an American-style neo-conservative in Australian...

Stephen Harper confirms 69 advisers to Iraq ahead of MP debate

With that question answered, NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar will likely shift his focus to more wide-ranging questions on Canada's efforts in Iraq. "We...

Beat Writer Breakdown: 49ers vs. Cardinals

He hopes he can come back soon, but coach Bruce Arians is prepared to use backup quarterback Drew Stanton again on Sunday if Palmer isn't...

Pitt Meadows gets second candidate for mayor

As a member of both the B.C. Liberal Party and federal Conservatives, he believes his connections with MLA Doug Bing and MP Randy Kamp will...

Randall Garrison seeks NDP nomination in new riding

Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP Randall Garrison will seek the NDP nomination in the new riding of Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke for the upcoming federal election. “Every day I...

City Hall Scoop: Domestic Violence and a New Councilwoman

(blog)Councilman Mike Allen seemed to have had enough at that remark, tearing off his reading glasses and shooting an exasperated look to the council.

Maxime Bernier. - Journal de Montréal

Journal de Montréal Maxime Bernier.Journal de MontréalIl est souvent dans le champ!» a affirmé le député indépendant André Bellavance. Qu'ils soient indépendants, du PQ ou du...

Parties differ on best way to use billions from EI windfall

NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen said Tuesday the NDP would loosen eligibility rules and would consider lowering premiums as well, but only in combination with...

Cohen: Chong could be Canada's Great Disrupter | Ottawa Citizen

More from Andrew Cohen. Published on: September 16, 2014 | Last Updated: September 16, 2014 2:52 PM EST. Conservative MP Michael Chong speaks in the...

Suicide claims more soldiers than those killed by Afghan combat

OTTAWA—Canada's military is under pressure to do more to look after the mental health of its soldiers after new statistics show the armed forces have...

US combat troops a possibility against Islamic State, top soldier says

U.S. combat troops may be needed back in Iraq to defeat the Islamic State jihadis if air strikes and Arab boots on the ground fail,...

Foreign workers applications plummet in sign overhaul is success: Kenney

OTTAWA — Employment Minister Jason Kenney says there's been a significant decrease in applications for temporary foreign workers since the government announced an overhaul of...

Customer service ratings revealed by Which?

Second on the list was cosmetic store Lush, followed by retailers John Lewis and Lakeland, then supermarket Waitrose. In the bottom three were airline Ryanair,...

Healthy Living for Older LGBT Adults with HIV

There are three types of older people living with HIV: people who have been living with the virus for many years; older people who are...

Pence, 2016 hopefuls back 20-week abortion ban

Pence has strong ties among social and religious conservatives from his time in Congress, but has shied away from hot-button issues like abortion since becoming...

Defining 'non-combat deployment' in fight with ISIL a tricky proposition, expert

Nonetheless, no vote or consensus will emerge from the House of Commons debate, which was granted Monday by Speaker Andrew Scheer following a request by...

Stephen Harper confirms 69 advisers to Iraq as MPs set to debate mission

With that question answered, NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar will likely shift his focus to more wide-ranging questions on Canada's efforts in Iraq. "We...

Harper sticks to his guns: no vote on Iraq

Toronto Star Nonetheless, no vote or consensus will emerge from the House of Commons debate, which was granted Monday by Speaker Andrew Scheer following a request...

Ugandan Gay Activist Granted Asylum in United States

BOSTON, Mass.—John “Longjones” Abdallah Wambere, a prominent Ugandan gay activist for over 17 years, has been recommended for asylum in the United States, Gay &...

Bowie shines for Siena field hockey team - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Bowie shines for Siena field hockey teamKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelName Games Goals Assists Points DS. Mara Balboni (Messalonskee, UMF) 4 3 0 6 0.

Happy Hour Roundup

(blog)A Dem Super PAC is up with a new ad slamming Scott Brown as something like the second coming of Mitt Romney, but not...

Pelchat n'aurait pas dû avoir une prime de 95 000 $, croient le PQ et la CAQ

Le Parti québécois (PQ) et la Coalition avenir Québec (CAQ) croient que l'ancienne déléguée générale du Québec à Mexico n'aurait pas dû avoir de prime...