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January 10, 2019 8:32 PM Nevada’s Reid calls Trump ‘amoral,’ wants a Romney 2020 run

LAS VEGAS - Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said Thursday that he thinks President Donald Trump has no conscience and said he’d like to see Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney challenge Trump in 2020 for the GOP nomination for president. “I’ve had dealings with the man,” Reid said of Trump. “I think he’s amoral. I don’t think he has a conscience.” Reid, the 79-year-old 113

December 17, 2018 10:25 AM British PM Theresa May to argue a second Brexit referendum would violate public trust

Some members of May’s Cabinet are urging the government to ramp up planning for a “no-deal” Brexit — a chaotic outcome that could see gridlock at U.K. ports, planes grounded and shortages of essential goods. Others are seeking to work with opposition politicians to find a way out of the morass. May’s supporters distanced themselves from media reports 29

December 16, 2018 2:32 AM Houston Texans, Deshaun Watson win, now one game off AFC’s best record

On third-and-10 from the 19, Darnold took off for 14 yards — and a holding call on Aaron Colvin put the ball on the 2. After Darnold was stopped for no gain on a quarterback draw, he handed the ball to McGuire who pushed up the middle — surrounded by a surging mass of blockers who helped shove him all the way into the end zone for the score. It set off a wild celebration 31

December 5, 2018 6:59 PM Satanic Temple statue among holiday displays at Illinois Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, ILL.—A local chapter of The Satanic Temple has been allowed to place a statue in the Illinois Capitol alongside holiday displays of a Nativity scene and a menorah. The sculpture, called Knowledge is the Greatest Gift, depicts the forearm of a woman holding an apple, The State Journal-Register reported. In its application for the display 39

December 4, 2018 4:03 PM As Altria eyes pot, Philip Morris CEO ignores peer pressure

Philip Morris International Inc. is keeping clear of the burgeoning pot market for now, in contrast with U.S. tobacco giant Altria Group Inc., which has begun talks with a Canadian marijuana producer. “I don’t think it’s our priority right now to consider cannabis,” chief executive officer Andre Calantzopoulos said in an interview at Bloomberg’s New York offices 29

December 3, 2018 3:59 PM Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

He also held out hope Walker might stop the bills, but Walker has not voiced any opposition to date. The last lame-duck session in Wisconsin was eight years ago, just before Walker took office, when Democrats tried unsuccessfully to approve union contracts. This year’s proposals are wide-ranging and would affect everything in the state from transportation 30

November 29, 2018 1:58 PM Trump’s keeping it quick, taking in-and-out trip to G20 in Argentina

Three current and former White House officials said Trump has at times expressed frustration about travel overseas, and they have curtailed trips to his liking. The White House did not respond to a request for comment. All spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal matters. White House aides said Trump prefers to play the role of host rather 47

November 29, 2018 1:41 PM Toronto-Dominion’s U.S. lender outshines domestic banking gains

Toronto-Dominion had a 44 per cent jump in earnings from the U.S. retail segment in the fiscal fourth quarter, helped by improving net interest margins, record contributions from a stake in the TD Ameritrade discount brokerage and the U.S. tax overhaul. Profit from U.S. retail rose to $1.11 billion, outperforming growth in Canada and its wholesale banking 32

November 28, 2018 5:16 PM HBC faces renewed criticism from activist investor Land and Buildings

TORONTO—Hudson’s Bay Co. activist investor Land and Buildings Investment Management LLC is attacking the Toronto-based retailer’s board again for failing to take decisive action to unlock value for shareholders. In a letter sent to shareholders, Land and Buildings says it believes HBC could double or triple its share price and find benefits by selling 31

November 27, 2018 10:49 PM Scarborough man found not criminally responsible for killing his mother, who struggled for years with his schizophrenia

After Christopher’s father Donald died from a stroke in 2007, it was just the two of them living in the bungalow in Scarborough’s Port Union neighbourhood. Crown prosecutor Dimitra Tsagaris told a Toronto court Tuesday they were only people in each other’s lives. In a rare finding Tuesday, Christopher Hardie, 40, was ruled not criminally responsible 49