City Politics

Allegations, Democratic surge doomed Roy Moore exit poll shows

WASHINGTON — In the end, a combination of two different storylines doomed Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's Senate race, according to the exit poll of the contest.<p>The first revolved around the multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore, with one woman charging him with initiating a …

Elections

Exit polls: How Doug Jones pulled off his stunning win

Doug Jones needed a surge of black voter turnout and a wide gender gap to pull off his stunning victory over embattled Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday’s special Senate election.<p>In becoming the first Democrat to win a statewide federal election in Alabama since 1992, Jones proved that Democratic …

Elections

Black People, Women, And Young Voters In Alabama Just Sent A Message To Trump And The Republicans [Opinion]

In a stunning upset, Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore to become the next Senator for the state of Alabama. Jones will be the …

Elections

U.S. prepares to open doors on billion-dollar London embassy

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States' diplomatic team in London, custodians of one of the most significant bilateral relationships of the last 100 …

Theresa May

Detroit has one of the nation’s only schools named for a Trump cabinet member. That name could change soon.

A member of the Trump administration may have his name stripped from a school in Detroit — though not because of politics.<p>The Detroit school board …

Education

Bigots know that Trump is on their side

It is telling that lawyers who are defending three men accused of a hate crime against Somali immigrants are demanding that the jury include people …

Barack Obama

Jones Upsets Moore And Humiliates Trump In Deep-Red Alabama

A sharply polarized Alabama electorate gave Democrat Doug Jones a surprise victory over Republican Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate seat long held by …

Elections

Duterte fires urban poor commission officials due to 'misdeeds'

<b>(UPDATE)</b> MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to fire officials but not abolish the Presidential Commission on the Urban Poor (PCUP), …

Philippines

Federal report finds regression for black managers in financial services industry

Anyone who works to improve workplace diversity and inclusion, in the federal government or the private sector, knows progress isn’t a straight line.<p>And statistics indicating progress don’t always tell the whole story.<p>A new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) demonstrates that.<p>GAO …

U.S. Politics

Defendants in Mosque Bombing Plot Trial Want Trump Voters as Jurors

A curious tidbit left over from Friday night. If you live in rural Kansas and are a Trump voter, there are some folks who allegedly planned to bomb a …

Conservative View

Urban poor council: Error of some officials shouldn’t reflect on entire PCUP

The allegations of wrongdoing on the part of certain officials of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) should not reflect on the …

Philippines

Maclean Kay: Dam go-ahead was a foregone conclusion

No matter what Premier John Horgan decided to do with Site C, there would have been much gnashing of teeth and wringing of hands. But it was always …

John Horgan

Tuesday school closures - what we know so far

Thousands of children enjoyed an extra day off on Monday as the snow and sub-zero temperatures prompted every school to shut.<p>But now parents across …

Birmingham, UK

Residents protest, seek inclusion in voters’ list

After several residents of the R.K. Nagar Assembly constituency protested outside the office of the Returning Officer (RO) on Friday, claiming that …

Cities

Council votes in favour of new security measures at City Hall

The city will be making some changes to Nathan Phillips Square as part of new security measures debated at city council on Friday.<p>Councillors have …

City Halls

Data collection saves time

More than 23 billion pieces of data, from 59 government departments, have been pooled onto an intelligent platform of Hangzhou municipal government …

News (China)

TSU Speaker, April Ryan, Witnessing History

By Clint ConfehrNASHVILLE, TN — April Ryan, a close witness of world history, stays grounded on basics in her personal and professional life; …

U.S. Congress

Tamil Nadu asks Modi to retain govt press in Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to retain the Government of India Presses (GIP) in …

India

Tax bill: SALT deduction repeal is another blow for blue-state wealth

New York, California are the most affected<p>Tax reform is a particularly thorny political undertaking because the process of eliminating deductions and changing tax rates inevitably creates winner and losers. The winners may or may not provide political support to help shepherd reform to passage, but …

Ronald Reagan

Regulating lawyer fees must be supplemented by other measures

Concerned that astronomical lawyer fees are an obstacle to justice for the poor, the Supreme Court (SC) has asked the Centre to bring in a bill to …

Legal Services

Leadership Malpractice: John Conyers' Resignation Is 50 Years Too Late

Posted: Dec 07, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., hospitalized for an undefined stress-related illness, announced his retirement after serving …

Conservative View

Okanagan MLA announces his pick for the B.C. Liberal leadership

With less than two months to go before B.C. Liberals elect a new leader, one Okanagan MLA is throwing his support behind candidate Todd …

Christy Clark

Independent Senator decries “urban horror movie” Bill C-23

Independent Senator Marilou McPhedran is imploring the Senate not to pass Bill C-23, a contentious government bill that grants American border guards …

Government

Greeley City Council will let council member’s felony question play out in court; won’t judge qualifications

Greeley City Council will not challenge the eligibility of Eddie Mirick, who pleaded guilty to felony forgery 40 years ago and was sworn in to the …

Denver

Philippines’ Duterte Reactivates Police in ‘Drug War’

The government of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has resumed police anti-drug operations in response to what it describes as a “clamor from the …

Human Rights

MPs scoff the idea of banning all guns in urban areas

OTTAWA (NEWS 1130) – Federal politicians of all stripes are dismissing the idea of a complete gun ban in urban areas, even as a new poll suggests two …

Gun Control

Feds pay most of $1.7B Texas has spent so far post-Harvey

Texas had spent nearly $1.7 billion on Hurricane Harvey recovery through the end of October, with more than three-quarters of that coming from …

Business

B.C. VIEWS: One coalition killing another

Now that the B.C. NDP-Green coalition has engineered the looting of the public treasury to replace union and corporate money for political parties, …

John Horgan

Reporters restricted from city council wing of City Hall

Reporters were suddenly restricted from the city council's wing of City Hall on Monday.<p>They are no longer able to access parts of the building's East …

City Halls

Poll suggests majority of Canadians back ban on guns in urban areas

OTTAWA - A new survey suggests the vast majority of Canadians favour a ban on guns in urban areas.<p>According to the automated phone poll, conducted by …

Gun Control