Archive for July 16th, 2016

Traquair House

Saturday, July 16th, 2016:

There’s something very special about watching the grand gates close as the last visitors leave here, making the oldest continually inhabited house in Scotland yours for the night. This is no ordinary b&b, nor a ‘themed’ re-imagining – rather, it’s living history. Mary Queen of Scots slept here and so can you. Read the full article from the author… Read More →

Florida ups reward to $20,000 for escaped murder suspect's arrest

Saturday, July 16th, 2016:

(Reuters) – Authorities have raised the reward to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of a man accused in the 2014 murder of a member of the prominent Halliburton family, who escaped from a Florida courthouse during a proceeding on Friday. Officials are searching for Dayonte Resiles, who fled from the courthouse in Fort Lauderdale at about 9:30 a.m. and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and black shorts, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. Resiles is charged with the September 2014 home invasion stabbing death of Jill Halliburton Su, 59, in nearby Davie. She was a member of […] Read More →

'Cricket united us': sport's revival brews camaraderie in Newfoundland and Labrador

Saturday, July 16th, 2016:

Cricket, a sport similar to baseball, was once popular in Newfoundland and Labrador but went nearly extinct several years ago. Now it’s getting revived thanks to a new generation of players. Amit Sundly, secretary of Cricket Newfoundland and Labrador, came to St. John’s from India. To his surprise, he was swinging a flat bat two days after his arrival. “I had no clue that I would get cricket here,” he said. “But it was the second day when I saw a bunch of guys walking down the street with cricket bats.  And I can’t even tell you what my feeling was at that time…just […] Read More →

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