August 18, 2016

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Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

(blog) (blog)WASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump's campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine's ruling...

Viral Fighting Championship #1: Baby the cat vs. Justin Trudeau

In this corner… Baby the cat: Attacked seven large dogs, sending a pit bull and one human handler in search of medical attention. Justin Trudeau:...

Dr. Drew 'gravely concerned' about Clinton's '1950s-level' medical care

Famed TV doctor and board-certified internist, Dr. Drew Pinsky, appeared on KABC's McIntyre in the Morning radio show to discuss Clinton's medical records. As he...

In Crow Country, a water system brings new life

Many home wells appear to be drilled to what's called “first water,” meaning the driller stops drilling once they hit water, says John Doyle, a...

Colin Kenny: A cost-effective way to replace our aging search-and-rescue helicopters

Since the government took office last December, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has spent much of his time musing about Canada's military role in Iraq, the...

State Dept. says $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on American prisoners' release

Sean Duffy, R-Wis., who chairs the Financial Services oversight and investigations subcommittee, asked the Treasury and Justice departments and the Federal Reserve last week to...

How foolish: Missouri convicts 22 for trespassing in state capitol in 2014

(blog) (blog)Tex Sample, of St. Paul School of Theology; and Vernon Howard, Jr., senior pastor at St. Mark Union Church and president of the...

Rallies held for First Nations man fatally shot on Sask. farm as accused faces bail hearing

People began chanting 'shame' and 'Justice for Colten' pic.twitter.com/AKc2OKBIEB. — Bryn Levy (@BrynLevy) August 18, 2016. Senator Lillian Dyck among the crowd at rally in...

Hillary Clinton Rolls Out Her Version of 'You Didn't Build That'

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton poses for a cell phone photo with audience members after speaking at campaign event at John Marshall High School in...

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning August 18

Penobscot Marine Museum photoarchivist Kevin Johnson discusses book of 20th-century photos made from glass plate negatives of Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Author Kathryn Avery...

Senators to address worsening Northern housing crisis

(subscription) (subscription)To add insult to injury, Senator Lillian Dyck, who chairs the Senate committee, said in every community they travelled to, there were empty...

Virginia Mourns Death of Jack W. Gravely 'Soldier of Freedom'

L. Douglas Wilder called Gravely “a good friend and also a good worker in advancing what I call the civil rights agenda.” Wilder said he...

Sunburn for 8.18.16 — 12 days until Florida's primary election ...

(blog)It was Nancy Detert's decision, and one that will send a ripple throughout the Southwest Florida community. And with less than two weeks until...

Knowing STEVE BANNON -- New CLINTON ad on Trump's taxes -- Ryan, Scalise to tailgate in GREEN BAY -

Politico- SEAN ...PoliticoParis Dennard, legislative director at Thurgood Marshall College Fund and a Bush 43 WH and RNC alum ... Holly Kuzmich, executive director of...

100 years ago in Tucson Aug. 18: Charges against the chief

While in the Chiricahua mountains in company with Forest Ranger William A. Accurst, a brother pf Senator Accurst, a fine bay horse belonging to the...

Rosie the Riveter has a message for Catholic women

(blog)If she moves out of gender role expectations or is perceived as wanting a leadership role such as campaigning for senator or president, her...

Donald Trump Appoints Media Firebrand to Run Campaign

Donald J. Trump at a meeting on national security in New York on Wednesday, with Michael T. Flynn, left, and Keith Kellogg, retired American generals.