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January 11, 2019 12:48 PM Keyboardist Geraci leads Blues Music Awards nods with 6

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Keyboard player Anthony Geraci, singer Shemekia Copeland, and guitarist and songwriter Nick Moss lead the nominations for the annual Blues Music Awards. The awards are scheduled on May 9 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Geraci leads with six nominations, including song of the year, album of the year and band of the year with his group 6

December 11, 2018 6:01 PM Postal union takes Trudeau government to court over back-to-work bill

The union’s lawyer said the back-to-work legislation was passed after Canada Post created a “false emergency” over a backlog of parcels at the Crown corporation’s sorting plants. “The Liberal government’s legislation, just like the previous Conservative’s, unilaterally prohibits any lawful strike,” Paul Cavalluzzo said in a statement. “This legislation 18

December 1, 2018 5:57 PM Trudeau and other Canadians offer condolences to Bush family

Canadian politicians past and present are offering their condolences following the death of George H. W. Bush, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau saying the former U.S. president's commitment to his country was clear. "His exemplary spirit of service and commitment to country would mark each of his roles – including in Congress, as ambassador to the United 23

November 30, 2018 7:26 PM Back-to-back earthquakes shake Alaska, shattering roads and windows

“It’s one of those things where in your head, you think, ‘OK, it’s going to stop,’ and you say that to yourself so many times in your head that finally you think, ‘OK, maybe this isn’t going to stop,’” he said. Soon after the shaking ended, the school bus pulled up and the children boarded, but the driver stopped at a bridge and refused to go across 31

November 18, 2018 11:00 AM Scheer vs. Bernier: Unfinished business spills into 2019 election

Just how much political damage can Maxime Bernier cause to Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party, in the run up to the next election? More importantly, will Bernier’s well known libertarian principles impact our national discourse, possibly shifting the debate, not only for Scheer, but for all leaders? Will “Mad Max” be a lightning rod for discontent 23

October 24, 2018 5:50 PM To Kill a Mockingbird chosen as America’s best-loved novel on The Great American Read

LOS ANGELES—To Kill a Mockingbird, a coming-of-age story about racism and injustice, overpowered wizards and time travellers to be voted America’s best-loved novel by readers nationwide. The 1960 book by Harper Lee emerged as No. 1 in PBS’s The Great American Read survey, whose results were announced Tuesday on the show’s finale. More than four million 36

October 23, 2018 3:20 PM Trudeau says cancelling Saudi Arabia arms deal would cost $1 billion

Canada has added its voice to global calls for answers, with Trudeau telling the CBC in an interview today that the Saudi government’s explanation of what happened lacks credibility. Human rights groups have urged Canada to cancel the $15-billion contract to sell light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia — a 2014 deal signed by the Harper government and upheld 24

October 3, 2018 2:11 AM Trudeau says 2019 federal election likely to be the nastiest one yet

Having just reached a new trilateral North American trade agreement with the United States and Mexico, Trudeau reached back to the previous European trade deal Harper reached in 2015. Trudeau said he deliberately got to his feet in the House of Commons to congratulate Harper. “This idea of automatically hating something just because of who did it is a weak point 25

September 8, 2018 1:16 PM Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Minaj

NEW YORK—Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head. A person who witnessed the incident who asked for anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly said Minaj was finishing up a conversation with someone when Cardi B tried 38

August 26, 2018 12:54 PM Canadian politicians pay tribute to Arizona Sen. John McCain, dead at 81

Conservative party Leader Andrew Scheer praised McCain on Twitter, writing his decades of service in defence of freedom crossed party lines and touched freedom-loving people across borders. Former prime minister Stephen Harper also expressed his sympathies, calling McCain an American hero, while former Progressive Conservative party leader Peter MacKay 45