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  • Steamship king of Brookville, Pictou County - NG News
    July 31, 2015 10:52 am

    NG News Steamship king of Brookville, Pictou County NG News 25, 1925, while carrying a load of pulp wood. We have discovered the Dieuze's owner, Wentworth MacDonald, had a fascinating and interesting life and he was from Pictou County. Wentworth Neil MacDonald was born in Brookville, Pictou County, on Aug. and more »
  • Bicycle Opera pedaling into Pictou County - The News
    July 29, 2015 12:13 pm

    Bicycle Opera pedaling into Pictou County The News Bicycle Opera pedaling into Pictou County. Published on July 29, 2015. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. A band of singers will be pedaling into Pictou County next week. The Bicycle Opera Project is stopping at The Celtic Circle on Aug. 8 as ...
  • Clues gathered by first divers may be enough to confirm the ship's identity - CBC.ca
    July 27, 2015 10:02 am

    CBC.ca Clues gathered by first divers may be enough to confirm the ship's identity CBC.ca A more dramatic account in the Pictou Advocate described "one of the most spectacular fires ever seen in Pictou County," going on to say how the ship "blazed fiercely for hours, illuminating the sky for miles around." It also says that Captain Gray of ... Pictou Harbour shipwreck could be over 120 years old: diverGlobalnews.ca all 41 news articles »
  • Northwest Territories, Pictou County both home to Chris Cochrane - NG News
    July 26, 2015 5:36 pm

    NG News Northwest Territories, Pictou County both home to Chris Cochrane NG News The geography of the North West Territories did not mean much to Chris Cochrane when he was a student at New Glasgow High School but he has been working and living in the north for the past 15 years. He and his partner, Dorothy, shown here with their ... and more »
  • Pictou County athletes did us proud - The News
    July 24, 2015 10:40 pm

    Pictou County athletes did us proud The News Steve Earle should sell because it's the Jubilee, plus we in Pictou County love our southern-rock/country-blues type music. For that matter, as long as he plays Copperhead Road as close to the record as possible, then it's worth $35 or whatever just to ...
  • Shipwreck discovered at the bottom of Pictou Harbour - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    July 23, 2015 12:28 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Shipwreck discovered at the bottom of Pictou Harbour TheChronicleHerald.ca PICTOU Robert MacKay has a bell to find. The Caribou, Pictou County, diver's voice was charged with excitement on Wednesday morning as he talked about the discovery by the Canadian Hydrographic Service of a large shipwreck in Pictou Harbour. Searching for answers about mystery ship in Pictou HarbourKings County Register/Advertiser Discovery of ship at bottom of Pictou Harbour a complete surpriseThe News Searching for answers about mystery shipTruro Daily News all 28 news articles »
  • Buried treasure and Pictou County - The News
    July 16, 2015 11:44 pm

    The News Buried treasure and Pictou County The News To start our Pictou County connection we have to return to the year 1795, when new Oak Island land owner Daniel McInnis had just discovered artifacts and clues that led him to believe he had discovered buried treasure. Daniel immediately went back to ... and more »
  • Pictou County author releases Pictou Academy book for 200th anniversary - NG News
    July 12, 2015 5:11 pm

    NG News Pictou County author releases Pictou Academy book for 200th anniversary NG News As the Pictou County Educational Foundation started making plans for the 200th anniversary, they looked for someone to write a book that would embody not only the history of the school, but the spirit that has set it apart. For that, Henderson turned ... and more »
  • Pictou County teen gets house arrest for possessing child porn - Truro Daily News
    July 9, 2015 10:15 am

    Pictou County teen gets house arrest for possessing child porn Truro Daily News ... County teen gets house arrest for possessing child porn. Published on July 09, 2015. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. PICTOU A Pictou County teenager has been sentenced to six months of house arrest for possession of child pornography. and more »
  • 1867 Confederation newspaper praises Pictou County coal - The News
    July 7, 2015 11:29 pm

    The News 1867 Confederation newspaper praises Pictou County coal The News The most important coal-beds, which have been as yet worked in Nova Scotia, are those of the Albion Mines in the county of Pictou. The coal from these mines is chiefly exported to the United States and is extensively used in the manufacture of gas as ... and more »

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  • 2 local teams vying for national titles at oldtimers championships in Yarmouth ... - Nova News Now
    August 3, 2015 2:08 am

    Nova News Now 2 local teams vying for national titles at oldtimers championships in Yarmouth ... Nova News Now Semi-final game between Yarmouth Gatways and Dartmouth Alpines. 6-2 win went to the Gateways. Paul MacDonald celebrates a homerun by Mike Lockhart of the Gateways. TINA COMEAU PHOTO. YARMOUTH Two local teams will be playing for ... and more »
  • Armdale Roundabout car-pedestrian crash sends 72-year-old man to hospital - CBC.ca
    August 2, 2015 11:34 pm

    CBC.ca Armdale Roundabout car-pedestrian crash sends 72-year-old man to hospital CBC.ca A car-pedestrian crash in the Armdale Roundabout has sent a 72-year-old man to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The accident happened around 7:30p.m. in the northbound lane of the roundabout, leading to Joseph Howe Drive. "The northbound lanes ... Man suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Halifax crosswalkMetroNews Canada Car-pedestrian crash leads to life-threatening injuriesTheChronicleHerald.ca all 3 news articles »
  • Robert Downey was part of Nova Scotia's boxing dynasty - The Globe and Mail
    August 2, 2015 10:50 pm

    The Globe and Mail Robert Downey was part of Nova Scotia's boxing dynasty The Globe and Mail Part of a Nova Scotian family known as the Boxing Downeys for its number of famed fighters, Robert (Bobby) Downey achieved success in the ring while boxing for the 2nd Battalion, Royal Highland Regiment of Canada (Black Watch). On the team from ...
  • Not Since Moses run chance 'to be free' for a day - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    August 2, 2015 10:35 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Not Since Moses run chance 'to be free' for a day TheChronicleHerald.ca FIVE ISLANDS A crowd of over-evolved primates did something foolish Sunday. They waited for the moon to haul the sea out of Minas Basin and then ran down and played in the mud. I think we're all slaves, said Dick Lemon, founder of the Not Since ...
  • Sydney-Toronto reunion celebrates 30th anniversary - CTV News
    August 2, 2015 9:55 pm

    CTV News Sydney-Toronto reunion celebrates 30th anniversary CTV News For the Crawford family, being in Whitney Pier means being home. Even though some have lived in Toronto for decades. Once you get home, it's like getting a fresh breath of air back into your lungs again, says Carl Crawford. It's a chance for the ...
  • Sunken ship leaking oil since June raised from bottom of Nova Scotia harbour - 680 News
    August 2, 2015 8:09 pm

    680 News Sunken ship leaking oil since June raised from bottom of Nova Scotia harbour 680 News The MV Farley Mowat, being raised to the surface of Shelburne Harbour. Department of Fisheries and Oceans, via Twitter. SHELBURNE, N.S. A sunken ship has been raised off the bottom of Shelburne Harbour, N.S., where it has been leaking oil since ... MV Farley Mowat raised off bottom of Shelburne HarbourTheChronicleHerald.ca all 5 news articles »
  • What you need to know for Natal Day - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    August 2, 2015 7:18 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca What you need to know for Natal Day TheChronicleHerald.ca Natal Day is one big celebration, but with so many choices, it can be difficult to decide exactly how to spend the day. First of all, there is always the Halifax International Busker Festival on the waterfront. Glorious food and unique performers on ... From fireworks to buskers: Plenty to do on Natal Day weekend in HalifaxMetroNews Canada all 3 news articles »
  • Cape Breton police thwart drug store robbery in Sydney - CBC.ca
    August 2, 2015 4:19 pm

    Cape Breton Post Cape Breton police thwart drug store robbery in Sydney CBC.ca A 27-year-old man is facing several charges in relation to an attempted robbery at the Shoppers Drug Mart in Sydney on Saturday. Cape Breton police say they were called to the drug store on Kings Road around 2:40 p.m. for reports of a robbery in progress. Man charged with attempted robbery of pharmacy in SydneyCTV News Man charged with attempted robbery of pharmacy in Sydney RiverTheChronicleHerald.ca Man charged in attempted robberyCape Breton Post all 8 news articles »
  • Sydney residents upset over crosswalk termination - CTV News
    August 2, 2015 3:36 pm

    CTV News Sydney residents upset over crosswalk termination CTV News The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has removed a crosswalk at a busy intersection in Sydney, and the decision isn't sitting well with a number of people in the area. The city eliminated the crosswalk because it was deemed unsafe, but residents like ...
  • First World War touched everyday lives in Halifax, Atlantic Canada - CBC.ca
    August 2, 2015 1:44 pm

    CBC.ca First World War touched everyday lives in Halifax, Atlantic Canada CBC.ca While Canadian soldiers were fighting in Europe during the First World War, the effects of the conflict were increasingly felt on the home front nowhere more so than in parts of Atlantic Canada. From misfired artillery shells to the first U-boat ... and more »

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  • Campers forced to flee as wildfire burns near Harrison Lake - Vancouver Sun
    August 3, 2015 3:56 am

    Vancouver Sun Campers forced to flee as wildfire burns near Harrison Lake Vancouver Sun VANCOUVER A human-caused wildfire is burning near Harrison Lake, forcing campers out of the area. Fire information officer Donna MacPherson says the blaze was discovered early Sunday afternoon burning about 20 kilometres north of Harrison Lake ... Campers forced to leave as Harrison Lake wildfire flares up; believed to be ...The Province Harrison Lake Fire Believed To Have Been Caused By HumansHuffington Post Canada Human-caused wildfire forces out long-weekend campers near Harrison LakeDispatch Times all 28 news articles »
  • Harper appeals to nationalists; Quebec should be back in power in Ottawa - Montreal Gazette
    August 3, 2015 2:30 am

    Montreal Gazette Harper appeals to nationalists; Quebec should be back in power in Ottawa Montreal Gazette Conservative Leader Stephen Harper addresses supporters during his first campaign event on Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Montreal. Paul Chiasson / The Canadian Press. Share Adjust Comment Print. It's time Quebec took its rightful place at the table of ... Canada's electoral geography: Where parties are likely to gain seatsThe Globe and Mail Harper opens election campaign in Montreal, met by protestersToronto Star 'It's time to put Quebec back in power': Harper appeals to nationalism at ...National Post TIME -News24 -Financial Express all 1,236 news articles »
  • Powerful summer storm sweeps across parts of southern Ontario - CTV News
    August 3, 2015 2:24 am

    CTV News Powerful summer storm sweeps across parts of southern Ontario CTV News A wicked summer storm that swept through parts of southern Ontario Sunday evening left thousands in the dark as the severe weather system brought with it heavy rain, hail and high winds. At one point during the storm, Hydro One said nearly 40,000 ... Ontario storm captured in wild weather photosCBC.ca Ontario storm knocks out power for thousandsFocus News Southern Ontario hit with heavy storms SundayNewstalk 1010 Huffington Post Canada all 19 news articles »
  • Two dead after three-car crash in Edmonton - 660 News
    August 2, 2015 11:58 pm

    CBC.ca Two dead after three-car crash in Edmonton 660 News A man and woman, both 21, were pronounced dead on scene. Another two men, one 22 and the other 33, were taken to hospital with serious injuries. Another woman involved in the crash, 23, sustained less serious injuries, and was treated and released ... Two killed in Yellowhead crash Sunday morningEdmonton Journal Yellowhead Trail crash: 2 killed, 3 injured in early morning collisionCBC.ca Two dead, two injured following collision in north Edmonton overnightCTV News iNews880.com -Medicine Hat News -Edmonton Sun all 13 news articles »
  • BC among few provinces without transgender protections in human rights code - Calgary Herald
    August 1, 2015 5:20 pm

    Calgary Herald BC among few provinces without transgender protections in human rights code Calgary Herald ... without transgender protections in human rights code. B.C. is among only a few provinces that have not amended their human rights legislation to provide specific protections for transgender people. Darryl Dyck / CP files. ShareAdjustCommentPrint ... No Pride for Christy Clark: B.C. remains one of few provinces not to protect ...The Province all 49 news articles »
  • Police lay charges after discovering forcible confinement incident in Red Deer - CTV News
    August 1, 2015 5:09 pm

    CTV News Police lay charges after discovering forcible confinement incident in Red Deer CTV News RCMP in Red Deer say they stumbled onto an attack on a man who was being held against his will when they arrived at a hotel to execute a search warrant. They say they ended up taking four men and three underage females into custody, although one girl ... Red Deer RCMP charge 6 people in hotel assaultCBC.ca Search for wanted man in Red Deer motel lead police to uncover abductionCalgary Sun all 7 news articles »
  • Stop Abbotsford, BC, from denying homeless rights: lawyer - Medicine Hat News
    July 31, 2015 11:25 pm

    CBC.ca Stop Abbotsford, BC, from denying homeless rights: lawyer Medicine Hat News NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. A judge may not be able to solve homelessness, but he could use his powers to bar officials in Abbotsford, B.C., from prohibiting camps that provide the necessities of life, a lawyer has argued. B.C. Supreme Court heard Friday ... Manure tactics by Abbotsford part of effort to evict homeless: lawyerNews1130 all 27 news articles »
  • 300 mink released from Ontario farm; third case in 2 months - CBC.ca
    July 31, 2015 8:11 pm

    CBC.ca 300 mink released from Ontario farm; third case in 2 months CBC.ca For the third time in two months, police are investigating the release of mink from a southwestern Ontario farm. Wellington County OPP say that sometime between late Thursday night and early Friday morning, the suspect or suspects broke into a farm ... Hundreds of minks released from farm during break and enter near GuelphGuelph Mercury all 11 news articles »
  • Pamela Wallin to get Senate perks after election call - CTV News
    July 31, 2015 7:44 pm

    CTV News Pamela Wallin to get Senate perks after election call CTV News OTTAWA -- Three senators will see their suspensions without pay come to an abrupt end once an election is called, but only one will get immediate, full access to perks and expenses. The suspensions of Pamela Wallin, Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau would ... and more »
  • Dade: Trade talks crucial for western agriculture - Regina Leader-Post
    July 31, 2015 12:33 pm

    Regina Leader-Post Dade: Trade talks crucial for western agriculture Regina Leader-Post Western Canadian access to vital new commodities markets hinges on the federal government's willingness to stop giving dairy and poultry farmers special protection. With the U.S. pushing to conclude talks in Hawaii today, Canada needs to move quickly. and more »

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  • Nigeria's army says rescued 178 captives of Boko Haram - Reuters Africa
    August 3, 2015 7:18 am

    The Hindu Nigeria's army says rescued 178 captives of Boko Haram Reuters Africa ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's army said late on Sunday that it rescued 178 people held by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state, the heartland of the insurgency. Spokesman Colonel Tukur Gusau said in an emailed statement that 101 of ... Nigerian army says it has freed nearly 180 hostages held by Boko HaramTimes LIVE Nigerian troops rescue 178 people from Boko Haram campsFox News Nigerian Army Says has Freed Nearly 180 Boko Haram HostagesNDTV Al-Bawaba -Sydney Morning Herald all 1,367 news articles »
  • Kerry arrives in Qatar to assure Gulf allies over Iran nuke deal - Hindustan Times
    August 3, 2015 7:04 am

    Hindustan Times Kerry arrives in Qatar to assure Gulf allies over Iran nuke deal Hindustan Times US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Qatar on Sunday for talks with his Gulf Arab counterparts as part of a regional tour to reassure allies about their concerns over the Iranian nuclear deal. Kerry landed in the Qatari capital Doha on Sunday ... Kerry says United States, Egypt return to "stronger base" in tiesReuters Kerry prods Egypt on protecting rights in terror fightBoston Globe John Kerry in Qatar to soothe worries about Iran nuclear dealToronto Star Ahram Online -US Department of State (press release) all 997 news articles »
  • Teen dies after stab attack at gay march - Irish Independent
    August 3, 2015 7:03 am

    Irish Independent Teen dies after stab attack at gay march Irish Independent A teenage girl has died days after she was seriously wounded after an anti-gay extremist stabbed her and several others in last week's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade. Ads by Google. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. Teen stabbed at Jerusalem gay pride parade diesCNN Teen stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride march diesTimes of India Twin attacks fan Israel tensionsTimes LIVE Daily News & Analysis -RT -euronews all 439 news articles »
  • Rouhani says nuclear deal a "third way" for Iranian foreign policy - Times of India
    August 3, 2015 6:41 am

    Times of India Rouhani says nuclear deal a "third way" for Iranian foreign policy Times of India DUBAI/BEIRUT: President Hassan Rouhani affirmed his confidence in Iran's nuclear deal with world powers on Sunday, tackling the criticisms of hardliners and highlighting the achievements of his two-year-old presidency. With one eye on a likely run for ... Iran's reformists hope regime will temper its harshnessTelegraph.co.uk Baeedinejad calls nuclear talks 'unprecedented'Tehran Times Nuclear deal could accelerate solutions in Syria, Yemen says Iran presidentFirstpost Press TV -Business Today -Washington Post all 246 news articles »
  • MH370 investigators to meet in Paris ahead of wing analysis - Hindustan Times
    August 3, 2015 6:40 am

    Hindustan Times MH370 investigators to meet in Paris ahead of wing analysis Hindustan Times Five days after the discovery of a Boeing 777 wing fragment on La Reunion island, French and Malaysian aviation experts will meet with police and magistrates in Paris on Monday to coordinate their efforts in the investigation into the disapearance of ... Réunion Debris Probed for Clues in Search for MH370Wall Street Journal MH370 investigators to meet in France ahead of debris analysisThe Guardian Plane Debris Raises Hopes About MH370, Without ResolutionBloomberg The Indian Express -Philly.com all 6,662 news articles »
  • Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe - Times of India
    August 3, 2015 6:33 am

    Times of India Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe Times of India Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him on Sunday as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations, a week after an American dentist was accused of illegally killing the ... Second American Accused of Killing Second Lion Illegally in ZimbabweVoice of America Forget what you heard, folks, Jericho, friend of Cecil the lion, is aliveWashington Post Cecil the Lion's Brother, Jericho, Also Killed by Illegal HunterSlate Magazine (blog) USA TODAY all 10,324 news articles »
  • Afghan Government Says It Won't Separately Deal With Taliban - New York Times
    August 3, 2015 6:22 am

    Afghan Government Says It Won't Separately Deal With Taliban New York Times KABUL, Afghanistan The Afghan government addressed the growing leadership crisis in the Taliban for the first time Monday, saying it will not deal with the militant group separately from other "armed opposition" in the country. The statement from ... and more »
  • Local Chinese bureau probing controversial Shaolin Temple abbot over online ... - Fox News
    August 3, 2015 6:17 am

    CRIENGLISH.com Local Chinese bureau probing controversial Shaolin Temple abbot over online ... Fox News BEIJING The controversial abbot of China's famed Shaolin Temple is under investigation over online allegations of misbehavior. The religious affairs bureau under the Denfeng city government says it was asked by the national body to look into claims ... Mystery deepens over China's scandal-hit 'CEO monk' Shi YongxinFinancial Times 'Everything as normal' at Shaolin Temple, says academic, as abbot placed under ...South China Morning Post (subscription) all 31 news articles »
  • Amal Clooney to fight for Peter Greste pardon - Sydney Morning Herald
    August 3, 2015 4:25 am

    Sydney Morning Herald Amal Clooney to fight for Peter Greste pardon Sydney Morning Herald Lawyers, including Amal Clooney, will pressure the Egyptian president to pardon Australian journalist Peter Greste and the his Al Jazeera colleagues if he and his colleagues are again convicted of terrorism-related charges. The trio is being retried ... and more »
  • Bin Laden family's final moments in £7m plane that crashed at Blackbushe Airport - Daily Mail
    August 2, 2015 12:14 pm

    Daily Mail Bin Laden family's final moments in £7m plane that crashed at Blackbushe Airport Daily Mail The £7million jet which crashed killing three members of Osama Bin Laden's family climbed 500 feet as it was coming into land, prompting the pilot to dive the aircraft at high speed towards the tarmac. Flight data captured by AvGen Limited showed that ... Osama bin Laden's stepmother and sister killed in private jet crashIrish Independent all 599 news articles »

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