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January 16, 2018 4:28 PM 2 prominent Parti Quebecois members won’t seek re-election

Longtime Parti Quebecois members Alexandre Cloutier and Nicole Leger will not run in this year’s provincial election. QUEBEC—Two prominent Parti Quebecois members of the national assembly will not run in this year’s provincial election amid reports several of their colleagues are also leaving the political scene. Alexandre Cloutier, 40, said this morning 12

December 14, 2017 4:33 PM Texas congressman Blake Farenthold won’t seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations

WASHINGTON—Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold won’t seek re-election next year, two Republicans said Thursday, adding his name to the list of lawmakers leaving Congress amid sexual harassment allegations that have cost powerful men their jobs in politics, the arts and other businesses. The accusations against Farenthold first surfaced in 2014, when a former 12

December 5, 2017 3:35 PM Jimmy Kimmel’s baby son has successful second heart surgery

ABC said he will take time off from Jimmy Kimmel Live to be with his family. Chris Pratt will be the first of several guest hosts filling in LOS ANGELES—Jimmy Kimmel’s 7-month-old son, whose heart condition has made the late-night host an unlikely player in American politics, had a successful second round of surgery on Monday. ABC announced the surgery 10

November 27, 2017 5:21 PM Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks social policy, housing at Toronto conference

CBC's Matt Galloway was in conversation with PM on future of social policy in Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a stop at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto Monday, participating in a conference on the future of social policy in Canada. The conference, hosted by the Maytree Foundation and the Caledon Institute for Social 23

November 21, 2017 12:57 PM CBS News, PBS cut ties with Charlie Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK -- PBS has ended its partnership with Charlie Rose, host of its long-running interview show, after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. The 75-year-old Rose has interviewed newsmakers in the media, entertainment, business and politics weeknights on PBS' schedule since 1991. PBS had suspended his show late Monday after The Washington 14

November 12, 2017 2:33 AM Australia's croc hunter is unlikely gay-rights champion

CANBERRA, Australia -- A self-described straight crocodile hunter from Australia's socially conservative north will cut short a United Nations assignment in New York to lead reform in his homeland if Australians vote to legalize gay marriage. Conservative government lawmaker Warren Entsch says he will present to Parliament a bill to allow same-sex couples 43

November 5, 2017 3:46 PM Four federal byelections slated for December

OTTAWA -- Voters in four ridings across the country, including that of former Public Services Minister Judy Foote, will head to the polls for byelections on Dec. 11. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the date of the federal byelections for the Newfoundland and Labrador riding of Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, the British Columbia riding of South Surrey-White 26

November 2, 2017 3:35 PM Alphabet chairman concerned about 'wedges' between U.S.-Canada relations

TORONTO – The chairman of Google’s parent company says he is concerned that politics in the U.S. will drive various wedges in the historically excellent relations the country has had with Canada. Alphabet Inc. chairman Eric Schmidt says the U.S. is currently focused on identity politics over value politics, in contrast to Canada. The former Google CEO added 22 1

November 1, 2017 7:03 PM They went to New York to celebrate their 30-year high school reunion. Five were killed in Tuesday’s bike path attack

A friend had chipped in with expenses so that the men, former classmates from an Argentine high school, could travel to New York together, the son of one victim, Alejandro Pagnucco, said. The childhood friends from Argentina had been planning the trip to New York City for years. The men all hailed from Rosario, Argentina’s third largest city, about 300 kilometre 22

October 31, 2017 10:15 PM Why John Kelly’s remarks on Robert E. Lee, Civil War are ‘strange,’ ‘sad’ and ‘wrong’

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly made several points when he outlined his view of the history of the Civil War and called Robert E. Lee “an honourable man.” Historians weigh in on his remarks describing them as “strange,” “highly provocative,” “dangerous” and “kind of depressing.” White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was the guest for the premiere 24