New SkyTrain cars arriving behind schedule

Delivery of four new SkyTrains is behind schedule, due to delays by the manufacturer. “We’re running about 60 to 90 days late on the deliveries, which is pretty good considering the challenges that we’ve had,” Haydn Acheson, interim president and general manager of the B.C. Rapid Transit Company, which maintains the Expo and Millennium lines, […]

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Mueller’s Memos and the Alleged Lies of the Trump Lieutenants

Memos issued by federal prosecutors on Friday about President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen—together with a sentencing memo filed earlier this week about Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn—offer the clearest indication yet of how investigators are encircling the president and perhaps reaching the climax of the 19-month probe into a potential […]

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The Last Gasp

Whatever Republicans on the House Judiciary thought they were going to get from Friday’s deposition of former FBI Director James Comey, it doesn’t appear they got it. The proof will come when a transcript of the deposition is released on Saturday, part of a deal Comey struck to testify, having initially resisted a subpoena. But […]

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When Presidents Were People

Richard Ben Cramer begins What it Takes, his masterful account of the 1988 presidential race, with the story of then-Vice President George H.W. Bush botching the first pitch of Game One of the 1986 National League Championship Series. Cramer writes of Bush readying his windup as over 40,000 fans in Houston’s Astrodome look on. But […]

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