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August 29, 2018 9:00 AM 'Winnie the Pooh' fans can visit the real Hundred Acre Wood

In this publicity image released by Disney, characters from left, Rabbit, Kanga, Roo, Piglet, Owl, Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin are shown in a scene from "Winnie the Pooh." (AP Photo/Disney) Oh bother, you can actually visit the spot that inspired a little tale about a silly old bear. According to The Telegraph, fans of the classic Winnie the Pooh series 198

August 27, 2018 3:53 PM Garth Brooks sets Oct. 20 date for Notre Dame Stadium show

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Country star Garth Brooks has set a late October date for his University of Notre Dame show that will be the first-ever music concert at the school's football stadium. Brooks' publicist announced Monday that the concert would be held Oct. 20 at Notre Dame Stadium, rain or shine. Tickets go on sale Sept. 14 . Brooks joined former Notre 57

August 26, 2018 12:41 PM Kevin Nolan sacked as Notts County manager after four straight defeats

Former West Ham and Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan has been sacked as manager of Notts County with the club bottom of League Two. Nolan initially joined as player-manager in January 2017, but a 3-1 loss to Lincoln on Saturday signals the end of his career at the Magpies. "This is a decision we've made with the best interests of Notts County at heart 65

August 24, 2018 6:49 PM Former CDC director Frieden arrested for sexual abuse

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thomas Frieden, a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was arrested in New York City on Friday on charges of sexual abuse, forcible touching and harassment of a woman last year, the New York Police Department said. Frieden, who also once served as New York City’s health commissioner, turned 69

August 24, 2018 1:16 PM Bid to close voting sites in mostly black U.S. county blocked

(Reuters) - A county elections board in Georgia on Friday blocked an effort to close most polling places in a largely black county ahead of the November election, where a Democrat is vying to become the first U.S. African-American female governor, a county spokesman said. The Randolph County board of elections voted 2-0 to make no changes to voting precincts 106

August 23, 2018 3:18 PM 3 Skincare Experts on Their Favorite Things

These innovators pivoted from other careers to focus on natural beauty—here they share the people, places and things that most inspire them Long before Marie Veronique Nadeau, 70, became a pioneer of nontoxic skin care, she was a high school math and science teacher. But it was a class on rosacea that Nadeau taught at the Bay Area’s Elephant Pharmacy 79

August 22, 2018 10:17 PM Saudi trainee doctors in Canada allowed to stay longer

TORONTO (Reuters) - Five Canadian universities said on Wednesday that Saudi trainee doctors enrolled in their programs had been granted an extra three weeks in the country, a brief reprieve as a spat between the two countries forces nearly 1,000 people to leave their training early. A call came this week from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau, the organization 49

August 22, 2018 10:01 PM Millennium Sapphire Comes Out of Hiding in $50 Million Deal

A Chinese materials company said it will acquire the carved gemstone, with plans to display it after over a decade out of public view The famed Millennium Sapphire, which has been out of the public eye for more than a decade, has resurfaced in one of the least likely of places. Yulong Eco-Materials Ltd. (YECO), a producer of fly-ash bricks based in the city of Pingdingshan 39

August 22, 2018 4:43 PM An Unmissable Summer Holiday in the Baltics

Lithuania’s Curonian Spit offers pristine beaches, pine forests, outdoor sculpture gardens and a ‘Hill of Witches’ THE CURONIAN Spit, a piece of land which curls southwest from Lithuania’s coast like a stray hair, looks as curious on the map as it feels on the ground. In a country with few hills let alone mountains, the spit is Lithuania’s outstanding 71

August 20, 2018 7:57 PM Georgia candidates decry plan to close voting sites in mostly black county

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A plan to close most polling places in a predominantly black Georgia county ahead of November’s elections is drawing opposition from the state’s gubernatorial candidates and voting rights activists, who deem it blatant voter suppression. The two-member local elections board is expected to vote on Friday on a proposal to shutter 75