April 8, 2016

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Rock Hill man accused of sexually abusing teen boy

Larry Lacivita, executive pastor at Steele Creek Church of Charlotte, said they were made aware of Smith's arrest late Friday afternoon. “He did not mentor...

From the archives: Prosecuting with pizazz

They've charged Schenck with prosecutorial misconduct in his prosecution of their client, David Lee Myers. Myers was charged in the murder of Amanda Jo Maher,...

Choices for New York's Special Elections

That rare opportunity arrives on April 19, the state's presidential Primary Day, which also features special elections to replace two once-mighty politicians who were convicted...

Is Hillary Clinton 'Qualified'?

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has dismissed Sen. ... In Clinton's next career as a senator from New York, her most notable action was...

Lawmakers Look To Improve Toxics Regulation In The Wake Of PFOA Contamination

Since then they've tested more than 200 water supplies, many of them private wells, and found 100 to contain PFOA concentrations in excess of the...

Legendary Canadian banker Cedric Ritchie went from teller to CEO

(subscription)Liberal senator David Smith, a former Bay Street lawyer and a long-time federal party official appointed to the Senate in 2002, says “Ced had...

How to Be a Red Bulls Fan In San Jose -

Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)- 2016 EditionBleeding Yankee Blue (blog)However, San Jose does have its own airport, named for the still-living former Congressman Norman Y. Mineta,...

Gov. Sam Brownback deflects question about Kansas State University presidential vacancy

Schulz has been president of the land-grant university since 2009. The search for a new ... Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, said consideration of...

TGIF: 22 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

Michael Marcello (D-Scituate) has introduced the House version of the ethics bill introduced in the Senate by Sen. Edward O'Neill (I-Lincoln) ... A pro-Kasich PAC...

Faculty votes 50-50 on ousting presidents

If history is any guide, even if a majority of the University of Louisville trustees support besieged President James Ramsey, a vote of no confidence...

Jacques Demers improving after stroke, in stable condition

Sen. Jacques Demers was in stable condition Friday after an improvement in his health following his stroke, said a hospital spokeswoman. It had improved to...

We lose in a 'participation-ribbon' world

Standard Freeholder - Community editorial boardStandard FreeholderA well-known local Liberal, a doctor running for the NDP, a well-known dentist running for the Green Party -...

Why the Banks Should Be Broken Up

Paul Krugman wrote an op-ed in the New York Times today called "Sanders Over the Edge." He's been doing a lot of shovel work for...

Senator pressing agencies for DATA Act updates

A new standard for reporting federal financial information takes effect in a year, and the lawmaker who proposed that change is looking for a status...

Book Excerpt: Hugh Segal calls for focused foreign policy

Hugh Segal is a former senator, a former chief of staff to Ontario premier William Davis and to prime minister Brian Mulroney. He is a...

Bill Clinton Tries to Rewrite History on His Crime Bill

and a Democratic-controlled Senate run by Majority Leader George Mitchell. The Newt Gingrich Republican takeover didn't start until 1995. ... Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.), William Clay...

Letters: April 9, 2016

I am writing in response to the column by Sen. David Tkachuk. As acknowledged in the column, the fact that Sen. Andre Pratte did not...

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

Since then, he has served as the Arts and Sciences Senator for SGA at the Biscayne Bay Campus, is a member of the Wine to...

62 Percent Of Americans Think We Send Too Much Foreign Aid To Israel

(blog) (blog)Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., gives a thumbs-up as he finishes his address to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy...

62 Percent Of Americans Think We Send Too Much Foreign Aid To Israel

(blog) (blog)Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., gives a thumbs-up as he finishes his address to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy...

Supporters holding out hope for police reform in Maryland

"I mean there has been a lot of death, unnecessary deaths," Shania Campbell, of the ACLU, said. "Time is really ... Senate sources tell 11...

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: April 8, 2016

FL SEN: "Lopez-Cantera's story wows an important crowd in Boca Raton" by Steve Bousquet: "The setting was at the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach...

Social Security the flashpoint in Senate Dem primaries

IA-01: Democrat Monica Vernon raised $335,000 this quarter, finishing with $774,000 in cash on hand, according to a statement from the campaign. MD-04: Glenn Ivey...

Outside groups ramp up spending to get McGinty through primary - Environment & Energy Publishing

Environment & Energy PublishingOutside groups ramp up spending to get McGinty through primaryEnvironment & Energy PublishingA Franklin & Marshall College Poll from March likewise shows...

Missouri House sends motorcycle helmet law to the Senate

"The majority of head injuries caused by motorcycle accidents are in men ages 45 to 55," said Rep. Sue Meredith, D-St. Louis. "Now, I understand...

Springfield GOP 'lifeline' -- HASTERT asks alleged victim's family for character reference -- QUINN's post-campaign ...

In a Thursday exclusive, Chicago Tribune reporting over 10 months revealed details of sex abuse claims against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, which could have...

'The Republican party as we have known it in America is gone'

Slate Magazine (blog)If the Senate refuses to do its job, that groundswell will affect races all the way down the ticket and the Republican Party...

Insiders: 90 percent predict contested GOP convention

An Ohio Democrat who said the Clinton camp should be worried about her difficulty in closing out Sanders pointed to the Vermont senator's supporters and...

Earlier offshore tax haven leak led to 200 audits, millions in taxes and penalties

(subscription) (subscription)Among them was prominent Saskatchewan lawyer Tony Merchant who set up a $1.7 million bank account in the Cook Islands in 1998. His...

Bill to make Bible state book heads to Tenn. governor

Christianity Daily"They know that in order to withstand the likely judicial scrutiny that is to come the legislation must appear to be 'secular,'" state Senate...

The Bachelor's Richie Strahan gets handsy with bikini-clad brunette in Sydney

The comments below have not been moderated. JimJam, Cairns, Australia, 1 month ago. Must have the same surgeon as danni. 0. 8. Click to rate.

Sam Wood says he and fiancee Snezana Markoski won't televise their dream wedding

But now Sam Wood has dismissed claims that he and his fiancee Snezana Marakoski will televise their dream wedding. Speaking to the cast of Studio...

Thursday's Sports In Brief - News & Observer

Thursday's Sports In BriefNews & ObserverClaude Carignan, the Conservative leader in the senate, said he spoke with an assistant to Demers and was told he...

Media Watch Dog: Vale Bob Ellis: The False Prophet of Palm Beach

The “Seeking Asylum” session has four panellists — David Marr, Robert Manne, Madeline Gleeson and Eva Orner — all of whom are likely to essentially...

MBTA board wary of Bourne commuter rail

(subscription)We're cutting late-night service," said Brian Lang, a member of the control board. He said it "makes no sense" to expand service that would...

MBTA board wary of Bourne commuter rail

(subscription) (subscription)We're cutting late-night service," said Brian Lang, a member of the control board. He said it "makes no sense" to expand service that...

Missouri House sends motorcycle helmet law to the Senate

Sue Meredith, D-St. Louis. "Now, I understand the freedom, but the wind in your hair, I don't get it." That comments sparked scattered laughter throughout...

'Couldn't be more excited' — Karstetter takes ASUI presidency by 25 votes

Students gathered in the rotunda cheered as the announcement was made and the president and vice president-elect's were showered with black and yellow balloons. “I...

Stars roll to victory over Avalanche

Claude Carignan, the Conservative leader in the senate, said he spoke with an assistant to Demers and was told he was conscious Thursday morning. Demers,...

Putins Nemesis Dmitry Gudkov Dishes on His Achilles Heel

His crime, according to Zhirinovsky, was attending a conference in the U.S. Senate three years ago, put on by the human rights monitor Freedom House,...

Không bất thường, tại sao 'cơm để qua đêm đổi màu đỏ'

Không bất thường, tại sao 'cơm để qua đêm đổi màu đỏ'Dựa vào kết quả phân tích trên, tiến sĩ Phan Thế Đồng, giảng viên...

What will Angelenos Feeling-the-Bern Do After November 9?

Do they put pressure on him when he returns to the Senate, like John Kerry before him, to not just campaign with slogans about mass...

Foundation donors gather for updates

AOPA Foundation donors were invited to a breakfast at the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In and Expo April 7, where they were updated on a...

Senator Jacques Demers in hospital after stroke

Senator Jacques Demers remains in hospital after suffering a stroke. Photo by the Canadian Press. Previous story. MONTREAL — Sen. Jacques Demers remains in a...

Senate passes budget despite disagreements on health care, Mizzou, and Planned Parenthood funding

The biggest fight of the day came over HB 2011, funding for the Department of Social Services, which oversees welfare and Medicaid. Schaefer has long...

Erin Wadley wins Wilson Award

He is the recipient of several scholarships, including the Alice Horn Bryant psychology scholarship, the A-State Pride scholarship, the Arkansas Academic Challenge scholarship, the Nancy...

NHL: Former Montreal coach Jacques Demers in hospital after stroke

Macleans.caClaude Carignan, the Conservative leader in the senate, said he spoke with an assistant to Demers and was told he was conscious Thursday morning. Demers,...

Students slam McGill for refusal to proceed with sexual assault policy

The students said they were given a choice of submitting an “aspirational document” to the senate — a statement of values related to sexual violence...

8th District U.S. House race draws 22 candidates; 9th District has eight

Thirteen Republicans have filed to run, according to information from the Secretary of State's office, including Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and fellow county residents,...

Quebec senator Jacques Demers in hospital after suffering stroke

CBC.caSenator Jacques Demers is in hospital in what one colleague described Thursday as “serious but stable” condition after suffering a stroke. Claude Carignan, Conservative leader...