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Medieval Ring Found In Robin Hood’s Forest Hideout May Net Finder A Small Fortune

An amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector turned up a Medieval, gold ring that was set with a sapphire stone in Sherwood Forest — haunt of the …

'Roseanne' revival takes on divided America from that shabby old couch

LOS ANGELES – As <i>Roseanne</i> returns after two decades away, the re-created Conner home — on the same studio lot where the original hit series was taped — looks eerily familiar, down to that homely yet homey couch.<p>The characters are the same, too, but older.<p>Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) and Dan (John …

TV

Teachers poised to hit the picket line

AMHERST – Cumberland County’s representative on the Nova Scotia Teachers Union’s provincial executive is not surprised the membership has given the …

Trudeau’s budget hurts middle class

Life just got tougher for the middle class Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claims to care so much about.

Ashmolean Museum: British Archaeology Collections - Dorchester-on-Thames Buckle

British Collection Highlights:<p>Late Roman Grave Group from Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire<p>Among the more important pieces in the Ashmolean's …

Archaeologists hunt for long-lost tomb of Scottish king

The tomb of a medieval king whose murder changed the course of Scottish history in a real-life "Game of Thrones" could be unearthed in a new hi-tech …

Stretch of Roman road unveiled beneath McDonald's restaurant

Two thousand years after legionaries tramped along its well-worn paving stones, an exceptionally well-preserved stretch of Roman road has been opened to the public – beneath a McDonald’s restaurant.<p>In what the American burger chain says is its first museum-cum-restaurant anywhere in the world, the …

More seniors turning to marijuana for relief from aches and pains

Ruth Brunn finally said yes to marijuana. She is 98.<p>She pops a green pill filled with cannabis oil into her mouth with a sip of vitamin water. Then …

Why are asylum seekers crossing into Canada on foot and what are their rights?

The images are becoming increasingly prevalent; young men and women, sometimes entire families, appearing underdressed for an outdoor walk in …

Moncton pair arrested after 6.8 kilograms of cocaine found in N.S. search

A Moncton couple whose car was searched after it slid off the road in Nova Scotia are facing trafficking charges after the discovery of 6.8 kilograms …

Scientists hatch crazy $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic

As governments make slow progress towards alleviating climate change and denial marks the Trump Administration’s approach to the global crisis, …

Justin Trudeau’s Day of Trump and Trade

Canadian PM gets an earful about dairy industry from Paul Ryan<p>President Donald Trump signaled Monday after meeting with Canadian Prime Minister …

Refugees begin fleeing the U.S. for Canada

From our friends at<p><b>BY LEERON HOORY</b><p>It turns out the United States isn’t the only country north of Mexico with a flow of undocumented immigrants at its …

8 Kitchen Design Trends to Look Out for in 2017

2017 is promising to be an exciting year. From automation to new lighting solutions to an ever-increasing focus on functionality, check out what's in store for kitchen designs.<p>2017 is just around the corner. As you decorate your Christmas tree and make a mental note of all the things you want to …

Interior Design

Judge Judy’s Brooklyn Attitude

TV Judge Judith Sheindlin recalls the talk that led her to the bench<p>Judith Sheindlin, 72, stars on the syndicated TV show “Judge Judy,” the highest-rated program on daytime television—now in its 20th season. Last year, she created a new courtroom show, “Hot Bench.” She spoke with Marc Myers.<p>The …

Brooklyn

Dementia rates decline sharply among senior citizens

A new study finds that the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years, most likely as a result of Americans’ rising educational levels …

Dementia

As the Trump era nears, Canada scrambles to head off a trade war

By William Marsden<p>MONTREAL — The election of Donald Trump has plunged the Canadian government into a state of high anxiety as it measures the looming possibility of getting caught up in an unwanted trade war with the United States, Canada’s biggest economic partner.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was …

Donald Trump

Trump Questions Persist Along Obama's Last Foreign Presidential Trip

President Obama said Sunday he doesn't intend to become his successor's constant critic — but reserved the right to speak out if President-elect Donald Trump or his policies breach certain "values or ideals."<p>Offering a rare glimpse into his thoughts on his post-presidency, Obama suggested once he …

Stephen Colbert Calls Out Trump's Twitter Therapy

Along with the people enabling him.<p>It's been a rough transition for President-elect Donald J. Trump. He's been rumored to be considering some questionable appointments, and followed through on some downright reprehensible ones. There are widespread reports his team is unprepared and has not yet …

Alberta, Saskatchewan turn focus to renewable energy

Alberta and Saskatchewan are the new frontier for Canada's renewable energy industry, as the epicentre of green-power development shifts west.<p>Until now, the largest concentration of renewable-energy development has been in Ontario, where the controversial green-energy policies of the Liberal …

Canada’s grand western loop around British Columbia is prime for a road trip

By Julia Duin<p>Everyone loves a grand circle, and this was mine: A 2,200-mile loop through British Columbia that showcased water, mountains, remnants of volcanoes and the storied sites of Canada’s gold-rush and fur-trade eras.<p>It meant driving the length of Vancouver Island, taking a 16-hour ferry …

Activist urges Ottawa to impose sanctions on corrupt Russian officials

A Crimean activist who says he survived two years of torture in Russian prisons is calling on the Canadian government to use all diplomatic means, including sanctions targeting corrupt Russian officials, to pressure the Putin government to halt its aggression against Ukraine and surrounding …

Woman saluting veterans called idiot, drug addict

“I had a man there tell me I look like a clown and that I was an idiot, and I said, no, the only idiot is you making an ass of yourself on …

Boston tree makes stop in Amherst

The 14-metre white spruce from Ainslie Glen in Cape Breton made its final stop in Nova Scotia on Wednesday, arriving during a driving rain that …

Hurricane update: Powerful Matthew crawling towards Jamaica, centre further away than earlier projected

<b>Hurricane Matthew continues to crawl in a north westerly direction on a path that will take its centre further east away from Jamaica than was</b> …

Weather

Saturday Night Live shows just how much of a joke the first presidential debate really was

Last night’s <i>Saturday Night Live</i> went for the lowest of the low hanging fruit last night: the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The show introduced Alec Baldwin as Trump for its cold open sketch, with Kate McKinnon reprising her role as Clinton.<p>Last week’s …

Presidential Debate

Official Site - Amherst Shore Country Inn - Best Rates

<b>Welcome to the Amherst Shore Country Inn – Official Site</b><p><b>Located on the Northumberland Strait near Amherst Nova Scotia</b><p><b>The inn boasts 1000+ feet of</b> …