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June 23, 2018 1:51 PM Kind of a big dill: Boston hosts 2nd annual pickle fair

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Pickle Fair is back and it's kind of a big dill. The second annual event is scheduled for Saturday at the Innovation and Design Building in the city's Seaport District. The fair is a family-oriented celebration of all things fermented - pickles, kimchi, sauerkraut and other vegetables. It's an opportunity to sample pickle products 4

June 22, 2018 11:17 AM Nature Valley International: Britons Heather Watson, Harriet Dart and Katie Swan awarded Eastbourne wildcards

Britain's Heather Watson, Harriet Dart and Katie Swan have been awarded wildcards for next week's Nature Valley International at Eastbourne. Watson - a two-time Eastbourne semi-finalist - will be keen for a long run at Devonshire Park having not won consecutive games since January's Hobart International. "I've had some great results at Devonshire Park over the years 5

June 22, 2018 4:12 AM Where pot is now legal, no-longer-criminals seek forgiveness

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Despite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn't always been kind to pot smokers. Now, as the state moves to legalize weed beyond medical use, those punished in the past for marijuana misdemeanors are seeking forgiveness. On July 1, Vermont will become the ninth state, along with Washington, D.C., to legalize 2

June 22, 2018 1:14 AM ABC announces Roseanne spin-off that will not feature Barr

It is due to air in autumn 2018 and will take over the slot vacated by the cancelled sitcom. According to the network, 10 episodes of the series have been ordered and Barr will have no financial or creative involvement. It is unclear how Barr’s character will be written out of the show but ABC said it will be “a sudden turn of events”. In the statement 6

June 21, 2018 11:01 PM Primary school teacher facing legal action after allowing son foreign holiday during term time

A primary school teacher has been summoned to court after allowing her son to go on an educational trip to China during term time. But Catherine Clifford says she is willing to face having a criminal record about what she says is a matter of principle. The 46-year-old Cliffe resident let her son Matthew - a pupil at Rochester Math School - go on holiday 6

June 21, 2018 2:33 PM 1 Denmark: Captain Mile Jedinak's controversial penalty clinches the Socceroos a draw

Australia is left waiting on the results of other games to see if the Socceroos will have any chance of advancing to the next round after their draw against Denmark. Both teams scored in the first half before a hard played back and forth in the second. Australia looked to be gaining supremacy with the ball mid-way through the second half but were unable 6

June 21, 2018 2:04 PM Man jailed for taking lost race number to realise London Marathon `dream´

A London Marathon impostor who swiped a lost race number to see “a dream come true” has been jailed for 16 weeks. Stanislaw Skupian crossed the finish line with legitimate runner Jake Halliday’s number after spotting it 300 metres from the end of the 26.2-mile race, Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court heard on Thursday. The homeless 38-year-old was pictured 5

June 20, 2018 8:28 PM AP PHOTOS: Ronaldo shines on day of 1-0 World Cup matches

MOSCOW (AP) - Day 7 of the World Cup brought some clarity into the group standings, and Cristiano Ronaldo seized another opportunity to shine. It was also a day when all three matches ended 1-0 - only the third time in World Cup history with three single-goal games in the same day. Ronaldo scored his - and his team's - fourth goal of the tournament

June 20, 2018 3:57 PM Rossi creates new Candy Crush flavour ice cream

A NEW ice cream based on a popular game has launched nationwide by Southend-based ice cream company Rossi. This summer as temperatures soar, mobile gaming giant King, has partnered with boutique British ice-cream specialists Rossi to launch Candy Crush ice cream, available to buy nationwide through Ocado. Bringing ‘That Sweet Feeling’ to you this summer

June 19, 2018 5:02 AM Genocide Memorial Day to show compassion in Bolton

Organiser Chan Parmar said that Bolton is one of the few towns in the country to hold such an event. The event is held during Refugee Week, a national celebration of refugees’ contribution and promoting understanding of people seeking sanctuary, now in its 20th year. Chan, who is the strategic officer at Bolton Interfaith Council, said that there will be greater 5