Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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‘He needs to suffer in prison’: Crown says lengthy sentence is warranted for elderly Calgary man in multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local news Crime A victim of Arnold Breitkreutz told the court that he hopes Judge Colin Feasby’s sentence will make him suffer as much as those he attacked. The Calgary Court Center. Postmedia File Photo . The multimillion-dollar mortgage scheme perpetrated by a Calgary senior should lead to up to 12 years […]

Police: Investigation Focused on Black Separatist Group

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Federal and local authorities are investigating a Georgia-based black separatist group for a variety of possible criminal offenses, including drug and weapons offenses, kidnapping and human trafficking, a detective testified Tuesday at a court hearing in suburban Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Fayetteville police investigator Diana Snider testified in trial […]

International: 30 best-selling books for the week of August 13

Breadcrumb Trail Links Entertainment Books Compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales statistics from over 250 independent Canadian bookstores. Publication date: August 17, 2022 • 19 minutes ago • 2 minutes of reading • join the conversation International bestsellers of the week. Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an […]

Lisa LaFlamme ousting robbed CTV News viewers of historic moment: analysts – National | Canadian

Omar Sachedina’s promotion to chief anchor at CTV National News should have been a win for representation in Canadian media, but observers say the controversy surrounding his predecessor Lisa LaFlamme’s departure overshadowed a momentous occasion. It was “a stolen moment” in which both a decorated woman and an accomplished man of colour have been robbed […]

The third wave of specialty coffee is here, and Beanstock has the drinks to prove it.

Breadcrumb Trail Links local arts Vancouver Beanstock Coffee Festival Offers Chance to Sample Hundreds of Specialty Brews Specialty roasters like Smoking Gun will be at the Beanstock Coffee Festival on August 20-21 at the Roundhouse. Photo by @thomasnowa Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission for […]

More BC Public Sector Workers Threaten to Strike as BCGEU Labor Action Continues

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local news The Professional Employees Association, which represents 1,200 licensed professionals including agronomists, engineers, foresters, geoscientists, pharmacists, psychologists and veterinarians, said it is prepared to join the BCGEU-specific strike that began Monday. Strikers are seen in downtown Vancouver during a strike by more than 27,000 British Columbia government workers September 5, […]

Things to do in Metro Vancouver, August 18-24

Breadcrumb Trail Links local arts festivals Entertainment This week’s events in Metro Vancouver include Meowfest, Phoebe Bridgers and Summerlight Festival New Westminster’s own BenBen, the ‘saddest cat on the internet’, is one of the guests at this year’s Meowfest at the Rocky Mountaineer Station on August 20th. Photo by Lee Alexander Photography Reviews and recommendations […]

Wine Guy: Seasonal wine selections for summer

Breadcrumb Trail Links Wine Life Food Let’s reflect on a selection of seasonally savvy bottles, wines that have gone well with summer meals Photo by Getty Images files Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content There’s […]

London, Ont. labour group and politicians against 7-Eleven selling alcohol near Western campus – London | Canadian

The London and District Labour Council and local politicians are fighting against 7-Eleven’s application to sell liquor at a local connivance store. The group said it has learned that the corporation has filed 61 applications for liquor licences in 31 municipalities with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). In an email to 980 […]