Ottawa Redblacks star quarterback Henry Burris won’t be sacked by Citizenship and Immigration officials in his bid to gain permanent residence status after the minister’s office said Sunday it would help the longtime CFL player.
A spokesman for Immigration and Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander said the ministry intends to “work with” the former CFL Most Outstanding Player in sorting out his status after the 39-year-old Burris reportedly spent three years and $7,000 on lawyers trying to make sure he’d be allowed to stay after he retires.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A heat wave hitting the Yukon and Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of these normally chilly regions, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.
The temperature was expected to hit 28 degrees Celsius in Dawson City on Wednesday and the balmy weather is supposed to continue until Thursday. In June in Dawson City, the temperature doesn’t usually top 18 or 19 degrees.
Hillary Clinton may no longer be the U.S. Secretary of State, but she is still a going political concern. Given her boundless ambition and widespread name recognition, her name always tops the list of potential presidential candidates in 2016. If she chooses to run, her success or failure may very well rest on how voters view her tenure as President Barack Obama’s diplomat-in-chief. Her political opponents seem well aware of this. Even though she is now a private citizen, congressional Republicans continue to allege that Clinton covered up facts associated with the death of the U.S.
Microsoft's workforce, like most other big tech companies, is largely white and male. On Wednesday, CEO Satya Nadella promised to change that. He told investors at the company's annual shareholder's meeting:
News that U.S. President Barack Obama may free Jonathan Pollard, an American convicted of spying for Israel in 1987, as a gesture of good faith has injected new hope into the Mideast peace talks. But hope has risen before, to little effect. As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Jerusalem, perhaps the time has come to acknowledge the futility of these negotiations and the current impossibility of a two-state solution.
James Cordier submits:For anyone who hasn’t noticed yet, it’s July. Soon to be August. To Natural Gas traders, that means one thing: Hurricane Season. Here in Florida, the local media is already getting geared up for the annual gala.