May 1, 2016

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Conservative intervention in Labour anti-Semitism row is "sickening hypocrisy"

Conservative intervention in Labour anti-Semitism row is "sickening hypocrisy"Labour must stamp out any anti-Semitism but it is sickening opportunist hypocrisy for the Tories to accuse...

Allergy warning: Blue Dragon stir fry 'value' packs recalled due to 'packing error'

Blue Dragon 'value' packs were recalled by AB World Foods when it was found to include molluscs (oysters),soya and wheat (gluten) without any warning. The...

Time for Trudeau to offer straight talk on crooked F-35 procurement

(subscription) (subscription)The former PM, his various defense ministers, and a bevy of Conservative MPs lied their way into oblivion on this disgraceful file. Remember...

Time for Trudeau to offer straight talk on crooked F-35 procurement

(subscription) (subscription)The former PM, his various defense ministers, and a bevy of Conservative MPs lied their way into oblivion on this disgraceful file. Remember...

Mike Duffy Returns: Senate And P.E.I. Prepare For Return After 3-Year Hiatus

Duffy has been living for years in an Ottawa suburb, but maintains a summer home in P.E.I. that he claimed as his primary residence when...

Liberals, NDP blast bill to penalize attackers for harm to unborn child

The NDP's Sheila Malcolmson, a British Columbia MP, joined the Liberals in worrying the bill would “reopen the abortion debate.” However, another New Democrat from...

What US foreign policy?

Obama has appointed more experienced people to key diplomatic and military posts: Robert Gates, Leon Panetta and Chuck Hagel as defence secretary, Hillary Clinton and...

After delay, Opera Colorado's 'Scarlet Letter' world premiere arrives

The opera's librettist, Colorado's own David Mason, was the state's poet laureate at the time. All seemed auspicious. The two were workshopping another ... "There...

Group says it's time for Alberta conservatives to 'come together as a family' and build new party

No sitting PC or Wildrose MLAs were in attendance but Chris Warkentin, the Conservative MP for Grande Prairie-Mackenzie, was among the crowd. In an interview...

Plane Talk: Tony Clement on moving from government to Opposition and building a music career

Tony Clement has announced his intention to run for a leadership position, but it's not the one you think. “I'd like to announce my candidacy...

Kash on Christy's cash: Trouble for B.C. Libs, says former top cop

The Liberal loot is on top of her $195,000-a-year taxpayer-financed salary as premier and triggered an official conflict-of-interest complaint from the NDP. Now Kash Heed,...

The US public pensions crisis 'is really hard to fix'

In Chicago, Ed Bachrach, chairman of the Center for Pension Integrity, a non-profit organisation, estimates that to ensure the city's pension plans are fully funded...

Khan and Goldsmith: main contenders for London mayor are cut from different cloth

Prime minister Gordon Brown made him the communities minister in 2008 and he later served as Britain's transport minister, becoming the first Muslim minister to...

How the PM unravelled

AS he paused on the steps of Downing Street to give a little wave to the press pack after achieving a surprise general election victory...

Judicial selection bill increases transparency, but doesn't expand role for governor

The bill was a test of power for Brownback and conservative legislators who want to change the way Supreme Court justices are selected. ... John...

Our view: Roanoke's choices

For the three council seats, the Democrats are Freeda Cathcart, Anita Price and Trish White-Boyd; they're facing independents Michelle Dykstra, John Garland and E. Duane...

Ricketts family among top superdonors in Nebraska politics

The next-largest mega-donor was Ricketts, followed by his parents, Joe and Marlene Ricketts, whose biggest beneficiary was their son. Of the $1.6 million that Joe...

Today in History, April 29

Country musician Wayne Secrest (Confederate Railroad) is 66. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is 62. Actor Leslie Jordan is 61. Actress Kate Mulgrew is 61. Actor Daniel...

Democratic veteran Simone Ward to direct Clinton's Florida campaign

Florida Governor Rick Scott, right, talks to members of the media about the Florida Legislature passing immigrant tuition bill during the 2014 session outside of...

AP News in Brief at 12:04 am EDT

(AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its...

Clinton, Trump best candidates for President

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)Trump advocates for fair-trade agreements that will favor revitalizing U.S. manufacturing and jobs that have been off-shored returning to communities...

Forgotten history of Steel City's Big Race when ma...

By Gretchen McKay / . Today marks the ... To draw as large a field as possible, entry requirements were “extremely liberal”; the men had...

Conservative county wary over state's casino plan

House Speaker David Ralston postponed the vote when he concluded that some lawmakers did not seem too keen on taking up the issue. That pushes...

The president delivers his final address at the 102nd annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Jimmy Duncan endorses Donald Trump. 04/30/16 12:08 PM .... Conservative group launches new anti-Garland ad. 04/29/16 ... Hillary Clinton · Jeb Bush · Bernie Sanders...

AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDT

(AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its...

Goeff Hansen, aka 'Just Goeff',' receiving NAACP award for DPS work

Goeff Hansen wants to find out how the residents of his small community of Hart, near the shores of Lake Michigan, are feeling about the...

Maple Leafs win NHL draft lottery, will pick No. 1 for first time in 31 years

Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan speaks to the media after winning the first selection of the 2016 NHL draft lottery in Toronto on Saturday...

Scottish Tory and 'Kim Jong Un lookalike' Ruth Davidson is a 'c**p girlfriend'

Most women would, understandably, be outraged to be compared in looks to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. But Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives,...

Pender: 2019 right around corner on political calendars

More likely, any GOP primary challenge would come from further right, the conservative/tea party wing, such as state Sen. Chris McDaniel. I'd still classify that...

Housing forum in Vancouver focuses on sending a message to BC Liberals

“Housing is a commodity, but it's more than that, housing is a necessity. We're not trading stocks, we're not trading basketballs or running shoes, we're...

North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from post

The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders...

Kitsilano Coast Guard base gets “soft launch” this weekend

It was a move criticized by many – the shutdown of a Canadian Coast Guard base in Vancouver in 2013 by former Prime Minister Stephen...

Kitsilano Coast Guard base gets “soft launch” this weekend

It was a move criticized by many – the shutdown of a Canadian Coast Guard base in Vancouver in 2013 by former Prime Minister Stephen...

A sweep for Trump in the 5th

Binnall added that Trump isn't as conservative as he purports to be. “He's a little too ... Lifelong Republican Edward Rolde, 80, of Weston, attending...

Money already pouring into Senate race between Toomey, McGinty

HARRISBURG – The smoke hasn't cleared from the primary, and attacks are already rolling in the general election contest for the U.S. Senate seat held...