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Conservative MP Rob Anders to seek nomination in rural Alberta riding he calls ‘a place with more trucks’

news.nationalpost.com — CALGARY - Rob Anders, the federal Conservative MP, refuses to say die. Thursday, the true-blue "movement Conservative" said he planned to seek the nomination for the new Bow River constituency, a swath of prairie just east of Calgary. In April, he lost the nomination battle for the recently re-distributed riding of Calgary Signal Hill.
Jul 31, 2014

Rob Anders to seek nomination in rural Alberta riding natpo.st/1ka4rFI Boy, those oil companies really lost out.

Jul 31, 2014

Er kann nicht… ehh, too pedantic even for me. RT @jengerson: And oh, yes, it's official. Rob Anders won't say die. news.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/con…

Jul 31, 2014

RT @DuaneBratt: Conservative MP Rob Anders to seek nomination in rural Alberta riding he calls ‘a place with more trucks’ natpo.st/1ka4rFI

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Watch Michael Buble’s tearful onstage tribute to his late grandmother

arts.nationalpost.com — Crooner Michael Buble had a sentimental moment onstage at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Sunday night, as the Canadian singer dedicated his final song to his late grandmother Yolanda Santaga, who died earlier that day.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @jannarden: Watch Michael Buble's tearful onstage tribute to his late grandmother zite.to/1zBr49B

Aug 01, 2014

RT @jannarden: Watch Michael Buble's tearful onstage tribute to his late grandmother zite.to/1zBr49B

Photographer of Syria’s dead dissidents and rebels tells U.S. Congress panel of horrors he saw

news.nationalpost.com — WASHINGTON - Graphic images of emaciated and bloodied corpses in the Syrian civil war were presented to uncharacteristically silent members of Congress Thursday as a former military photographer testified about the signs of savagery he witnessed. Codenamed "Caesar," the man appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in disguise, his face concealed by a blue hooded raincoat, hat and glasses.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @joshvisser: In case you've forgotten, Syria is still a horrific hellhole right now. natpo.st/1k9Fbzt

Jul 31, 2014

In case you've forgotten, Syria is still a horrific hellhole right now. natpo.st/1k9Fbzt

Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista among players understandably critical of team’s inactivity at trade deadline

sports.nationalpost.com — Jose Bautista typically chooses his words carefully. When he agreed to speak with reporters in Houston shortly after the non-waiver trade deadline, he had time to reflect on what he would say. He chose a blunt message. Other teams "somehow figured it out," he said.
Jul 31, 2014

Why didn’t Anthopoulos “figure it out”? On Bautista’s lament and #BlueJays quietude at the deadline. sports.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/tor…

Becoming a mom doesn’t make you a saint: On Peaches Geldof and the flaws in the cult of motherhood

life.nationalpost.com — I recently met a woman who revealed that when her first born was 12 weeks old, she went into the garden at four in the afternoon and did a shot of vodka before smoking a Marlboro Light. It was one of the calmest moments she had experienced in three months.
Jul 31, 2014

Superyuppie moms are supposed to feel guilty about having a wee dram of vodka AFTER the kid’s born? Crikey. life.nationalpost.com/2014/07/30/bec…

Canadiens’ P.K. Subban on the anxiety over his future in Montreal: ‘Everybody’s just got to chill out’

sports.nationalpost.com — Finally, they had him on the air, which meant the radio hosts finally had the chance to ask P.K. Subban the question that had all of Montreal on edge: "This city is kind of holding its breath right now ..." It was closing in on 11 a.m., and P.K.
Jul 31, 2014

And also: P.K. Subban might be the most entertaining player of the NHL off-season. Kudos to @TSN690RadioMtl - sports.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/can…

Jul 31, 2014

I can honestly say this is the most I've ever thought about P.K. Subban's back hair. Via @SeanFitz_Gerald bit.ly/1nO0YfN

Jul 31, 2014

Updated: P.K. Subban on an extended bowel movement, contract negotiations, and that Toronto thing again - sports.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/can…

Jul 31, 2014

“I had these chicken wings last night ... and I spent a little bit more time in the washroom than I had planned” - sports.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/can…

Video: Websites that make your life better … and let you do bad things

fullcomment.nationalpost.com — Jonathan Kay and Jesse Kline discuss emerging technologies that thwart government regulation
Jul 31, 2014

RT @jonkay: In which I ask @accessd the age-old question: If I call up Uber for a car, will I be picked up by some dirtbag? fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/vid…

Jul 31, 2014

In which I ask @accessd the age-old question: If I call up Uber for a car, will I be picked up by some dirtbag? fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/vid…

Jon Bon Jovi or Terry Pegula? Everything you need to know about Toronto and the Buffalo Bills sale

sports.nationalpost.com — Earlier this week, Daniel Radcliffe, the British actor who spent his childhood as a wizard, relayed a story of cross-border travel woe on late-night television. He told talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel how a visa snafu in Toronto led him to Buffalo, and to an awkward bit of small talk with an official.
Jul 31, 2014

One last time: Trying to catch up on all the Bills and Bon Jovi news, with a rare HOT SPORTS TAKE at the bottom - sports.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/jon…

Jul 31, 2014

RT @SeanFitz_Gerald: Jon Bon Jovi or Terry Pegula? Everything you need to know about Toronto and the Buffalo Bills sale - sports.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/jon…

Jul 31, 2014

Jon Bon Jovi or Terry Pegula? Everything you need to know about Toronto and the Buffalo Bills sale - sports.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/jon…

Five ways Toronto Maple Leafs have changed their culture this off-season

sports.nationalpost.com — When Dave Nonis announced that Steve Spott and Peter Horacek had been hired as assistant coaches earlier this month, the Toronto Maple Leafs general manager was asked if this represented a culture change. Growing up with hockey in his blood, Kyle Dubas learned an important lesson from his grandfather.

Supreme Court of Canada rules Nelson Hart’s confession from ‘Mr. Big’ sting operation not admissible in court

news.nationalpost.com — The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that confessions obtained through so-called Mr. Big police sting operations must be regulated more carefully in order to be admissible in court. The ruling came today in the case of a Newfoundland man who was initially convicted in the first-degree murder of his three-year-old twin daughters.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @elizabeth_joh: Can police set up fake criminal organization just to get suspect to confess? No in Hart case says Canadian SCT news.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/sup…

Jul 31, 2014

RT @nationalpost: Supreme Court of Canada rules Nelson Hart’s confession from ‘Mr. Big’ sting operation not admissible in court natpo.st/1nN9ewO

Jonathan Kay: This war was supposed to ‘isolate’ Israel. Instead, the opposite happened

fullcomment.nationalpost.com — "The world stands disgraced" was the banner headline that Britain's Guardian newspaper put on Thursday's front page - a quote from a UN official outraged after Israeli shelling killed 15 civilians at a school being used as a shelter in Gaza. War is hell, and this tragic accident was unusually hellish.
Jul 31, 2014

My latest for @nationalpost: This war was supposed to ‘isolate’ Israel. Instead, the opposite happened fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2014/07/31/jon…

A day in North Korea: Residents of the secretive hermit nation beat the heat in historic Moranbong park

news.nationalpost.com — Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea's showcase capital is a city of parks. To be sure, daily life in Pyongyang is filled with the many duties of work, school and mandatory community service.