July 2, 2016

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Mountain Town News: Death of BASE jumper poses questions of risk

In a 2013 TEDx talk in nearby Canmore, Steve Michel shared the insight of biologists in their studies of bears near Banff and Lake Louise.

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(blog) (blog)Ed Narain of Tampa and Darryl Rouson of St. Petersburg, and former state Rep. Betty Reed of Tampa. Ribeiro's campaign notes that ...

20th annual Dyke March hits the streets

Thornhill Conservative MP Peter Kent was at the LGBTory tent on Church St. on Saturday and said he is looking forward to marching in Sunday's...

Nationals bust international spending pool, sign Dominican SS for $3.9 million

The Nationals, traditionally conservative spenders on the unpredictable international market, made a huge financial commitment Saturday, signing more than 19 teenagers to deals totaling more...

Tory leadership race: George Osborne 'blocked Andrea Leadsom from Cabinet after she told him to say sorry'

Andrea Leadsom, who is emerging as a challenger to Theresa May in the Conservative leadership election, sacrificed her chance of a place in David Cameron's...

Benghazi report revives controversy

Benghazi report enlightening. Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, Independent, male or female you really need to read the Benghazi report. I was amazed on...

How Kansas lawmakers came to agree on a plan to keep schools open

Those lawyers – Alan Rupe and John Robb – hated the plan and told their clients not to back it. Wichita nearly backed away from...

Trudeau called on to retract 'one nation' Canada Day message

Trudeau ended up backing Gerard Kennedy in the leadership race, which was eventually won by Stéphane Dion. Kennedy also opposed the motion. Trudeau had claimed...

All Tory Leadership Contenders Will Be At Pride In Historic First

The party has never been a monolith — Conservative MPs and cabinet ministers broke ranks with former prime minister Stephen Harper and his push to...

Lt. Gov. dropped as GOP delegate

Scott Walker and longtime Republican activist who this week retired as chair of an influential conservative foundation told The Associated Press on Friday that he...

Community Calendar July 4

First Monday — Arkansas Conservative Forum meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at China Town Restaurant on Skyline Drive. For more information, call Bob...

My Guilty Pleasures: NFL Football and World War II

This piece differs from my usual op/ed offerings that appear in the newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06). Usually, my ... (They had fast...

We're locked in limbo again

Mr Turnbull and his wife Lucy, his family and close advisers including Liberal Party chief Tony Nutt, pollster Mark Textor and advisers Tony Parkinson, Brad...

ALP Leader Bill Shortenat the Moonee Ponds West Primary School and hand out How To Vote cards. Picture: David ...

The cliffhanger election was too close to call, however the ALP was fighting off intense pressure from the Greens in the seats of Batman and...

Labor leader: Australia's election outcome may clear in days

But he sounded an optimistic tone for his party, while accusing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's conservative coalition government of failing to deliver the economic reform...

Who is Paula White, Donald Trump's 'spiritual counselor'?

As Trump looks to a tough election in November, he needs prominent conservative evangelicals to smooth his way with a constituency that has given 75...

Federal election 2016: Murray electorate live results

Murray is one of the more intriguing seats in regional Victoria, with the retirement of Liberal MP Sharman Stone giving the National Party its first...

Whom do we blame for our troubles?

In the late 1900s, it was Richard Mellon Scaife and later John M. Olin, who directed and slipped “Trojan-horses” of libertarian ideas into academic institutions,...

Nation parties

A private member's bill by ailing MP Mauril Belanger is currently waiting approval in the Senate. Last month, Bill C-210 passed in the House of...

After years of improv, the tank in Rangely goes legit

“We don't know that yet,” says Lois Lafond, an always laughing Boulder musician and teacher who was among the first sound seekers to join Odland...

Australian federal election 2016: Election day winners and losers

Conservative commentator Andrew Bolt anointed Mr Shorten as a prime minister in waiting for three years time on Saturday night, and he has won adulation...

Federal election 2016: Luke Hartsuyker cautiously optimistic of claiming victory

A traditionally save conservative hold, Cowper became an electorate of national significance following the last minute announcement to contest by Mr Oakeshott, who shot to...

Election 2016: Forde on a razor's edge

In the northern seat of Forde, the outcome has ramifications wider than the city finally having an ALP representative in what has been a conservative...

Tight election may leave Australia with hung parliament

Hours after the polls closed, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sounded a confident tone despite early results showing his conservative Liberal Party-led coalition in a virtual...

Welsh fans celebrate Euro 2016 victory against Belgium

First Minister and Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones went liberal with the exclamation marks on his official Twitter page writing: "Incredible!!! Magnificent!!! Historic!" 01 of...

Marijuana legalization in Canada: What we know and don't know

... to be decriminalized in the meantime? Doesn't look like it. Michel Picard, parliamentary secretary to the minister of public safety, said decriminalization does not...

The Three Amigos push back against protectionist rhetoric

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (centre), Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto(left) and U.S. President Barack Obama(right) take part in a family photo at the North American...

Conservative leadership contenders to join Toronto Pride parade

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose has branded her party as a big blue tent open to all, regardless of who they sleep with or how...

Westminster has yet to come to terms with the consequences of Brexit

... including Iain Duncan Smith and John Whittingdale, two of the six cabinet ministers who refused to back David Cameron's renegotiated deal with the European...

Andrea Leadsom is surging past Michael Gove in the Conservative leadership election

Former Conservative Party leader Mr Duncan Smith said: 'Having known Andrea for some considerable time, I have huge confidence in her strength, her experience, her...

Bullock's vetoes highlight policy divides with Gianforte, GOP legislators

... the outcome of that helped him,” Montana State University political scientist David Parker said, noting that moderate Republicans were not unseated by more conservative...

Pence to visit Trump as VP rumors swirl

“I think it's an exciting suggestion,” said Allen County GOP County Chair Steve Shine. “Mike Pence is highly disciplined and highly principled and I would...

Douglas Todd: Are Canadians prepared to pay for elderly immigrants?

Unlike the Australian government, Canada's new federal Liberal government is operating on the assumption that Canadians are ready to spend more on immigrant seniors, even...

Why Trump is routing free traders

(subscription)But the damage wreaked upon U.S. industry by free traders already rivals what Arthur "Bomber" Harris did for German industry in the Ruhr. In...

David Perdue's star on the rise, but so is critics' scrutiny

And then he became the butt of Democratic outrage when, at the end of the week, he made a poorly timed biblical joke that hinted...

Redding officials float names for Measure D citizen panel

Those names came to mind for Weaver, who was seeking fiscally conservative minds. It also fulfills the chamber's request to have one or two seats...

Living With Pricing

Pharma and payer panelists had to listen while MS patient and advocate Elizabeth Page of the National MS Society (NMSS) joined Margaret Anderson of FasterCures...

Trump allegedly vetting Gingrich, Christie, Pence for VP

File-This March 8, 2014, file photo shows former House Speaker Newt Gingrich addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md. Presumptive...

From Cincinnati to Washington: How Lois Lerner's IRS Ruthlessly Targeted the Tea Party

(blog) (blog)What many may not know (because the media hasn't told them) is that they are the targets of a coordinated, well-honed campaign by...

Nefarious plot unmasked

In point of fact, the PM's office advised that they had no knowledge of the matter in response to a question by Conservative MP Candice...

LiveBlogLast Updated 12.15pm AESTFederal election 2016 live coverage

Ms O'Toole said she would need to increase her own primary vote above the 39 per cent received in the 2013 federal election, and to...

Toss-up district in a tight race: Dems hope 2016 is their year in CD3

But with the incumbent, Republican Joe Heck, leaving the seat to run for US Senate, Democrats smell opportunity. A poll out this week from the...

An LGBT Watchdog at the United Nations

Sign Up for the Opinion Today Newsletter. Every weekday, get thought-provoking commentary from Op-Ed columnists, The Times editorial board and contributing writers from around the...

We do populism a little differently here

In this, the single parent working at a supermarket till is in the same boat as the liberal couple who each earn over six-figure sums,...

Enda must harness the goodwill of the EU for the good of Ireland

But, over the past eight days, the Irish government has called for “calm”, a word repeated by Mr Kenny in Brussels this week, as he...