On thin ice: Saint John council ponders closing arena as cost-cutting measure – New Brunswick

Common Council in Saint John is being asked to consider closing one of the city’s four arenas it owns and operates. City staff is recommending either the Charles Gorman or Hilton Belyea Arena be closed as a financial sustainability initiative. It’s a move that would help deal with an impending budget deficit of $9 million […]

Former Trump deputy campaign manager sentenced to 36 months of probation, 45 days in jail after cooperating with Mueller probe in 3 cases

Gates pleaded guilty to two felony counts in February 2018. December 17, 2019, 4:51 PM 5 min read A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Rick Gates, Donald Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, to 36 months of probation, 45 days in “intermittent confinement” on weekends, 300 hours of community service and $20,000 in fines at a […]

The Nuclear Option: Comey Proves Only ‘The Experts’ Dumb Enough to Believe in Steele Dossier

“Facts really do matter.” — Former FBI Director James B. Comey, April 26, 2018 President Trump is a stooge of Russia, a puppet of Vladimir Putin, we have been told from the beginning. He is a morally unhinged reprobate unworthy of the White House. You didn’t just hear this from anonymous bots in the sewer of Twitter or […]

5.9 Million Individuals Off Food Stamps Under Trump

More than 5.9 million individuals dropped off food stamps since President Donald Trump assumed office in February 2017, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The most up-to-date USDA data shows that 5,975,736 people discontinued using food stamps, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), between February 2017— […]

President Ilham Aliyev allocates funds for construction of road in Khachmaz district

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 14 Trend: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order regarding measures to construct the Khachmaz-Niyazoba-Abilyatag-Gargalig highway in Khachmaz district. Under the presidential order, the Azerbaijan Highway State Agency is allocated 15.4 million manat for the construction of the road connecting 12 residential areas with a total population of 12,000 people. Follow […]

Democrats Expect Wide Scale Defections on Impeachment Vote

Democrats are expecting wide-scale defections among their rank and file when Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump come to the floor for a vote next week, the Washington Post reports. the Washington Post’s Rachael Bade and Mike DeBonis wrote late Wednesday: House Democratic leaders are bracing for some defections among a group of moderate […]

UK wing of Bangladesh’s ruling party appear to be campaigning for Labour candidate – Channel 4 News

Should a British parliamentary candidate receive campaign support from an organisation linked to an oppressive foreign government? Questions are being asked about an operation to support  Labour’s candidate in Hampstead and Kilburn in north London. Tulip Siddiq is the niece of the Bangladeshi Prime Minister, whose government is accused of serious human rights violations. Channel […]