May 16, 2016

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As videos expose wrongdoing by South Carolina cops, police agencies tighten control over footage

Immediately after the shooting, Weatherford and McIntyre refused to be interviewed by or give statements to the SLED investigators, as is permitted under South Carolina...

Jim Wilson: Session comes to a close

Don Meredith is gone from Monday Night Football, but Willie Nelson's lyrics still ring true. ... I was "blessed" with 10 bills making it to...

With abuse bill looming, Chaput calls priest meeting

Chaput came to the Philadelphia Archdiocese in 2011 from Colorado, where he was credited with helping to block similar legislation there. The Pennsylvania bill now...

North Shore Community Calendar

Peabody: Sen. Joan Lovely district hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Peabody Council on Aging, 79 Central St. Schedule appointments at 617-722-1410 or joan.lovely@masenate.gov. SALEM: Rep.

In ethanol country, GOP seems OK with King-Cruz ties

Wearing a crisp white shirt and bright red tie with a dark suit, King joined Iowa House candidate Sondra Childs-Smith of Ames at a "Coffee...

Brown v. Board of Education ruling, Watergate hearings begin: Today in history (photos)

Marshall, the head of the NAACP's legal arm who argued part of the case, went on to become the Supreme Court's first African-American justice in...

Boustany, Fleming Tout Energy Credentials in Senate Race

None of the Republicans running in the Louisiana Senate race have experience in the oil and gas industry. Reps. Charles Boustany and John Fleming are...

CIA Inspector General's Office Admits to 'Mistakenly' Destroying Its Only Copy of Senate Torture Report

eNews Park ForestThe CIA inspector general's office said it “mistakenly” destroyed its only copy of an extensive Senate torture report — a report officials with...

CIA inspector general's office destroyed its sole copy of torture report–'mistakenly,' it claims

Although other copies of the report exist, the erasure of the controversial document by the CIA office charged with policing agency conduct has alarmed the...

Senate may make fundamental changes to assisted dying legislation

The House of Commons may pass the legislation this week, at which point the Senate takes over. “[It's] anybody's guess with respect to… ultimately what...

Dion's craven Russian appeasement on Magnitsky

(subscription)Last week I travelled to Ottawa and stood with members of the three main political parties to announce the introduction of the Magnitsky Bill...

Denver Post: GOP Senate race saga gets stranger

... registered voters who signed them in good faith. That's why we backed District Court Judge Elizabeth Starrs' rulings last week that put Keyser and...

Effective Governance Begins With an Effective Transition

In a previous column, we outlined recommendations for how the next administration can get a fast start with sure footing. From strengthening the President's Management...

Was the Duffy scandal to blame for Harper's demise?

The names Stephen Harper, Mike Duffy, and Nigel Wright are forever connected as a result of the $90,000 cheque made to the embattled senator for...

Social News 16/5

The exhibition showcases 42 canvas and lacquer paintings by Phạm Thị Thanh Mai, Đặng Đình Ngỡ, Bùi Trọng Dư and Vũ Tuyên. ... He said...

Crime Reports

According to the incident report, Sutton became irate during an argument with a man at an address on Senate Street, Union, and the report states...

Giving $1 to Sanders or Clinton? You're helping set campaign records

Hours after Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of playing the “woman card” in the race for president, her supporters received an email asking them to...

Sunburn for 5.16.16 – The Florida GOP embraces its inner Trump

(blog) (blog)Incoming House Speaker Richard Corcoran, former U.S. Senator George LeMieux and former House Majority Leader Adam Hasner – all prominently not on the...

Farmers fear lag in worker visas will threaten crops

Growers of fresh fruits and vegetables in Arizona and California – the nation's biggest agricultural state -- claimed they'd lost $1 million each day of...

LiveBlogLast Updated 8.10pm AEDTFederal election 2016: Shorten's auto industry push; Turnbull heads to WA

Labor's workplace relations spokesman Brendan O'Connor declined to say “yes” when asked seven times by 3AW's Neil Mitchell if he supported Bill Shorten's past statements...

RNC chairman warns against 'suicide' third-party run against Trump

... overtures to Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, a prominent anti-Trump Republican, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Inquries have also been made to businessman and Dallas...

Lobbying on physician-assisted dying continues as new law nears passage

(subscription) (subscription)Once the bill passes the House, it'll be up to the Senate to complete its study and potentially amend the bill further. Two...

Farming issues getting heard on Hill, agricultural lobbying up 50 per cent from last year

(subscription) (subscription)Chicken Farmers of Canada have three communications report filed for April, showing the group communicated with Mr. Drouin on April 11, Ms. McFall...

Its Not Just Merrick Garland: Republicans Are Blocking So Many Nominees Its Caused a Judicial Emergency

Over the past sixteen months, the Senate has confirmed 17 lifetime-appointment judges. In the same period in 2007-08, the Democrat-led Senate confirmed 45; in 1991-92,...

Here We Go Again? Senate introduces Bill S-224, the Canada Prompt Payment Act

(registration)The Canada Prompt Payment Act was introduced by the Honourable Senator Don Plett, founding president of the National Council of the Conservative Party of...

Long shots now VP front-runners

While Warren's Senate seat would be temporarily filled by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, Democrats believe the subsequent special election would likely go to another Democrat.

SC Statehouse Report – May 16, 2016

A South Carolina Senate Committee approved a bill Wednesday (5/11) called “The Second Amendment Preservation Act.” The bill says the state would not enforce any...

Early voting for primary runoff election begins

Chron.comIn the race to fill the seat being vacated by state Sen. Kevin Eltife, of Tyler, state Rep. Bryan Hughes, of Mineola, and state Rep.

Gloucester Biotechnology Academy opens

Desi Smith/Staff photo. A group of supporters and donors attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the openning of Gloucester Biotechnology Academy at 55 Blackburn Center Saturday...

'Best-looking AG' Kamala Harris in driver's seat for California's Senate race

New York: All eyes are on the race for the high-profile US Senate seat in California. Two prominent Democratic women, ... the 1960s to study...

Discussion on poverty

Retired Canadian senator and current master of Massey College, Hugh Segal, and the current Anglican Bishop of Ontario, Rt. Rev. Michael Oulton, will each speak...

Political Scene: R.I. lawmakers courted support at March Madness

(There was a bit of spring fever in the State House air on March 17 as the House and Senate canceled committee hearings in light...

SALARIES: State pays at least $100000 to 2722

Education Commissioner Johnny Key, a former Republican state senator from Mountain Home and former associate vice president for university relations at the UA System, is...