Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Monday, October 29, 2007
Dalai Lama Honored With Congressional Medal
Reconciliation With China Urged
WASHINGTON -- President George W. Bush, raising Beijing's ire, presented the Dalai Lama on Wednesday with the U.S. Congress' highest civilian honor and urged Chinese leaders to welcome the monk to Beijing. Click here to read more.
Hillary Clinton may have competition internationally in future. Recommend this post
Sunday, October 28, 2007
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Fair Game by Valerie Plame Wilson
The latest entry into the Newsnight Book Club is Valerie Plame's Fair Game.
Valerie Plame Wilson is the woman at the centre of the scandal that, ultimately, led to the downfall, prosecution and conviction of the former White House chief of staff, Lewis 'Scooter' Libby, for revealing her identity as a CIA spy.
In Fair Game, Valerie Plame Wilson tells her side of the story, and details her life as a spy. The following extract covers the moment her identity was revealed. Click here to read more. Recommend this post
Friday, October 26, 2007
Georgia Horsley, Miss England: Miss World organization tells her that she is too thin to win the competition
Miss England shocked when told Miss World pageant prefers ‘curvy’ to thin
...Even the presence of Prime Minister Stephen Harper as coach wasn't enough to whip his bench - featuring several cabinet ministers along with Leeds-Grenville MP Gord Brown - into shape. Click here to read more.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
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Saturday, October 20, 2007
According to media reports, the deal between Nova Scotia and the Harper government is quite murky. If the Harper government falls prior to the deal being approved by Parliament, then the deal will be dead in the water. Recommend this post
Friday, October 19, 2007
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
The Throne speech was one big yawn. Now it's time for Mr. Dion to come forward and say something. I thought the Wingnuterer's picture on this was clever. Recommend this post
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Russian leader Vladimir Putin met his Iranian counterpart Tuesday and implicitly warned the U.S. not to use a former Soviet republic to stage an attack on Iran. He also said nations shouldn't pursue oil pipeline projects in the area if they weren't backed by regional powers. Click here to read more.
Monday, October 15, 2007
Sunday, October 14, 2007
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Igor Ivanov ; Cordial Meeting in Moscow ;)
Major differences between U.S., Russian negotiators point to strained relations
MOSCOW — Hoping for a breakthrough, U.S. and Russian negotiators instead ended high-level talks Friday at yet another impasse. The inability to bridge major differences on missile defense, arms control and Iran is the latest sign of a hardening frost in relations between the United States and its former Cold War foe. Click here to read more.
Friday, October 12, 2007
Thursday, October 11, 2007
McGuinty is happy, John Tory is heartbroken, and the NDP's Howard Hampton is still pondering what happened. The Greens for some reason are jumping with joy at winning all the 0 seats. Recommend this post