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Joe Clark

Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark, is a Canadian journalist, politician, statesman, businessman, and university professor. He served as the 16th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 4, 1979, to March 3, 1980.
Despite his relative inexperience, Clark rose quickly in federal politics, entering the House of Commons in the 1972 election and winning the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party in 1976. He came to power in the 1979 election, defeating the Liberal government of Pierre Trudeau and ending sixteen continuous years of Liberal rule. Taking office the day before his 40th birthday, Clark is the youngest person to become Prime Minister. His tenure was brief as he only won a minority government, and it was defeated on a motion of non-confidence. Clark subsequently lost the 1980 election and the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Death-row inmate dies after illness
2014-07-08
Arkansas Department of Correction officials said Joe Dansby, 61, had been under treatment at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit hospital for about a year after developing an unspecified illness. He was taken by ambulance to a Malvern hospital Monday ...
(Arkansas Online (subscription))
  1. Death row inmate dies at hospital
  2. Dansby, convicted of two 1992 Nevada County murders, dies in prison
  3. Death row inmate dies at Malvern hospital

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Police aim to keep traffic moving during Clark closure
2014-07-07
Lt. Joe Seelye, commander of the LMPD traffic unit, said the department plans to concentrate 23 officers in areas where they hope to keep traffic flowing during the morning and afternoon commutes. Also, traffic lights near busy ramps such as 9th Street ...
(The Courier-Journal)
  1. Clark Memorial Bridge/2nd St. Bridge to close for construction - wave3.com ...

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'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'Landfall'
2014-07-07
Back at the Clark's house, Joe has convinced Donna and Gordon's kids that their flashlights can keep the hurricane at bay. To prove his point, he steps out onto the lawn and waves the flashlights in the air. This made for a really cool visual, if you ...
(Baltimore Sun)
  1. Halt and Catch Fire: "Landfall"
  2. 'Halt and Catch Fire' Episode 6 Recap: The Coding of a Soul
  3. 'Halt and Catch Fire's "Landfall" Contains Some Wise Advice for the Show's Writers

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Margaret Thatcher Told New PM Joe Clark To Rely On His Own Instincts
2014-05-21
OTTAWA - British archival records reveal Margaret Thatcher told Joe Clark to rely on his own instincts the day after the electoral triumph that made him Canada's youngest prime minister. In a congratulatory phone call, Britain's fledgling Iron Lady ...
(Huffington Post Canada)
  1. 'Rely on your instincts,' Margaret Thatcher told new PM Joe Clark
  2. 'Rely on your instincts,' Thatcher told new PM Joe Clark in 1979

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'The Americans' Wig of the Week: Back to Philip's Clark Wig
2014-05-15
Philip/Clark is taken aback. "You know about that?" On one hand, the moment feels like an inside joke between Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields and the audience. On the other, it's a crucial moment in Martha and Philip/Clark's relationship. Martha, who had ...
(The Wire)
  1. The Americans "Operation Chronicle" Review: Time to Go Home
  2. The Americans 2.12 Review: "Operation Chronicle"
  3. 'The Americans' Recap: Going Up the Country

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In Our View: No Affection for Election
2014-05-14
Political wonks might be — at least with Republicans hopeful of maybe, possibly, somehow gaining control of the Senate — but all the Joe the Plumbers out there have been slow to catch Election Fever. A new Gallup poll shows that among registered ...
(The Columbian)

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    FBI investigating Bundy Ranch showdown, Clark County sheriff's officials say
    2014-05-09
    LAS VEGAS – Clark County sheriff's officials say they've been interviewed by the FBI as part of an investigation into armed supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Assistant Sheriff Joe Lombardo told KLAS-TV that federal agents have opened an ...
    (Fox News)
    1. Official: FBI investigating ranch showdown in Nevada
    2. Official: FBI investigating Bundy Ranch showdown
    3. Official: FBI investigating conduct of Bundy backers at ranch showdown

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    Coast Guard offloads more than $3 million in cocaine, marijuana
    2014-05-09
    IT WAS A PATRIOTIC WELCOME HOME TO THE CREW OF THE COAST GUARD CUTTER JOE CLARK FROM A SUCCESSFUL MONTH-LONG MISSION AT SEA. YOU CAN COUNT THE SPOILS OF THEIR SUCCESS IN BALES, DOZENS OF THEM.
    (Local 10)
    1. Coast Guard Displays Marijuana And Cocaine Seized By Its Fast Response ...

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    Arrest made after threat at Nordonia High School
    2014-05-08
    MACEDONIA, Ohio -- Police here on Wednesday arrested a person suspected of making a threat against Macedonia High School and a student enrolled there. The threat was made on Twitter. District Superintendent Joe Clark said a number of parents and ...
    (The Plain Dealer)
    1. Digital student arrested after Nordonia High Twitter threat

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