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  • VA Employees Arrested For Running Coke Ring Out Of VA Medical Center

    09/10/2014 4:58:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/10/14 | Tristyn Bloom
    Two Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees were arrested last week for using VA facilities to smuggle and deal cocaine, the Department of Justice recently announced. Robert Tucker and Erik Casiano had been using the U.S. Postal Service and the mailroom of a VA Medical Center in the Bronx to receive and distribute cocaine since “at least November 2013,” according to the press release. Tucker has worked for the VA since 1997, and in 2012 was promoted to supervisor of the Logistics Warehouse and Mail Center. Casiano, a pipefitter in the plumbing department, had worked for the center since 2012. All...
  • Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl ring revealed

    06/21/2014 11:02:05 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 26 replies
    SB Nation ^ | June 20, 2014 | Ryan Van Bibber
    t's not like a player would ever forget winning the Super Bowl, but it's nice to have a giant diamond ring there to remind you. Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen revealed his team's ring. Unlike a lot of Super Bowl rings, it's kind of cool, or at least not overdone and as tacky as some of them are.
  • HOLLYWOOD CHILD RAPE SCANDAL: THREE EXECS NAMED AS ALLEGED ABUSERS

    04/21/2014 4:28:20 PM PDT · by bkopto · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Apr 21, 2014 | John Nolte
    Lawsuits alleging the sexual abuse of minors in a Hollywood pedophilia ring were filed in Hawaii Monday against three prominent Hollywood executives: David Neuman, Gary Goddard, and Garth Ancier. The suits were announced at the Four Seasons Hotel by Jeff Herman, the attorney representing Michael Egan, the man who alleges he was sexually abused by "X-Men" director Bryan Singer as a teen. Variety reports that: Ancier is the former president of BBC Worldwide America and headed the Fox entertainment group while Neuman is the former president of Disney TV. Goddard heads a design firm in Los Angeles which has created...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Polar Ring Galaxy NGC 2685

    03/14/2014 9:23:34 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    NASA ^ | March 14, 2014 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: NGC 2685 is a confirmed polar ring galaxy - a rare type of galaxy with stars, gas and dust orbiting in rings perpendicular to the plane of a flat galactic disk. The bizarre configuration could be caused by the chance capture of material from another galaxy by a disk galaxy, with the captured debris strung out in a rotating ring. Still, observed properties of NGC 2685 suggest that the rotating ring structure is remarkably old and stable. In this sharp view of the peculiar system also known as Arp 336 or the Helix galaxy, the strange, perpendicular rings are...
  • Pilot’s ring lost in WWII POW camp returned to son

    08/30/2013 3:10:04 PM PDT · by NYer · 12 replies
    thehistoryblog ^ | August 29, 2013
    After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, David C. Cox dropped out of college and enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He graduated flight school on July 26, 1942. To celebrate, his parents gave him a gold ring with decorated with a wee propeller and wings and engraved “Mother & Father to David C. Cox Greensboro, NC 10-4-18-42″ (his birthday and the current year) on the inside. Cox went sent to England with the 305th Bomb Group, 364th Squadron, where he flew a B-17 in bombing missions over Germany and occupied France.Cox flew more than a dozen missions, on one...
  • NFL star suing to get back 10-carat engagement ring nows lapped with counter claim by ex-fiance

    05/15/2013 7:25:25 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 14, 2013
    In the Texas lawsuit where a football star is out to get an engagement ring returned, the ex-fiance is now telling her story and has returned fire with a counter-suit. With the help of a powerful Houston attorney, Erin Marzouki is seeking to correct what she calls her ex-fiance Mario Williams' 'silly' accusations and doesn't intend to give back the ring because it was given to her as an unconditional gift. Former Houston Texans star Williams, who now plays for the Buffalo Bills, is worth over $30M with a $100M contract, but that isn't stopping him from suing Marzouki to...
  • The Hobbit ring that may have inspired Tolkien put on show

    04/03/2013 9:44:42 AM PDT · by Altariel · 32 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 1, 2013 | Maev Kennedy
    In what was once the housekeeper's office of a Tudor mansion in Hampshire, a very odd golden ring glitters on a revolving stand in a tall perspex column. In chapter five of The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins finds a ring in the gloom of Gollum's cave. Not just any ring. "One very beautiful thing, very beautiful, very wonderful. He had a ring, a golden ring, a precious ring." A new exhibition opening today at The Vyne, now owned by the National Trust, raises the intriguing possibility that the Roman ring in the case, and the ring of power in JRR Tolkien's...
  • Homeless man is given $100,000 after he returned diamond engagement ring to bride...

    02/23/2013 11:58:42 AM PST · by rawhide · 22 replies
    dailymail.co.uk | 2-23-13
    A homeless man in Kansas City, Missouri is facing a windfall of more than $100,000 for his kindness after he returned a diamond engagement ring to its rightful owner, which she had accidentally dropped into his donation cup. Billy Ray Harris, who is homeless and often sleeps under a bridge, was shocked to find that a diamond ring had been dropped in his collection cup while begging last Friday. ‘The ring was so big I knew if it was real it had to be expensive,’ he told KCTV. Rather than pawn it, Harris had a hunch that the owner would...
  • The Bling that Sings: Obama's Islamic Ring of Truth

    10/11/2012 10:16:36 AM PDT · by Reuven · 16 replies
    Israel Insider ^ | October 11, 2012 | Reuven Koret
    Israel Insider was among the first way back in spring 2008, to raise the questions of whether Obama was a "Muslim wolf in Christian wool" and did lots of good original writing about the supposed birth certificate in the days before the word "birther" was born, roars back with a powerful piece -- pretty funny at times --on Obama's Islamic ring and what it says, or sings, about the Nowhere Man who thought he could get away with wearing some bling that confesses his identity as a servant to Allah. Here's an excerpt: "But O, my, how this bling can...
  • The lord of Obama’s ring (media's typical absence on sensational story)

    10/11/2012 7:44:43 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Joseph Farah
    Exclusive: Joseph Farah points out media's typical absence on sensational story Let’s face it. What we don’t know about Barack Obama could fill volumes. Yet, here he is after spending four years in the White House and facing re-election – still an enigma. It’s not just Obama’s tendency toward secrecy and control of information that is at fault. It’s also a deep, deep institutional problem within the media – both the big corporate press and the so-called alternative press. There are certain stories they just won’t cover. There are certain avenues they will just not explore. There are certain subjects...
  • Report: Duke professor confirms Arabic on Obama ring

    10/11/2012 7:12:07 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 72 replies
    WND ^ | October 11, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    WND’s report that Arabic-language and Islamic experts claim the gold band Obama has been wearing on his wedding-ring finger for more than 30 years is adorned with the first part of the Islamic declaration of faith naturally was met with skepticism in some circles, but Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze.com news service published a report citing a Duke professor who confirmed the WND experts’ assessment. Earlier today, before it published the report, four members of The Blaze editorial team, including Editor-in-Chief Scott Baker, cautiously discussed the Obama ring story in their “Blazecast Rewind” Internet broadcast, without mentioning WND. Baker, noting he had...
  • Obama's ring: 'There is no god but Allah'

    10/10/2012 7:45:37 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 49 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | October 09, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    I'd like to see one member of the press corp ask Obama about this. It certainly jives with Obama's islamophilia and his pro-sharia foreign policies, and with his extensive Muslim background, as detailed in my book, The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration's War on America. The implications of Obama's ring aside, the level of his dishonesy is breathtaking. Jerome Corsi over at WND has this blockbuster story. Obama's ring: 'There is no god but Allah' He's worn it on his wedding-ring finger since before he met Michelle Barack Obama's gold band NEW YORK – As a student at Harvard Law...
  • Obama's ring: 'There is no god but Allah'

    10/09/2012 6:22:55 PM PDT · by DannyTN · 194 replies
    WND.Com ^ | 10/9/2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    NEW YORK – As a student at Harvard Law School, then-bachelor Barack Obama’s practice of wearing a gold band on his wedding-ring finger puzzled his colleagues. WND EXCLUSIVE Now, newly published photographs of Obama from the 1980s show that the ring Obama wore on his wedding-ring finger as an unmarried student is the same ring Michelle Robinson put on his finger at the couple’s wedding ceremony in 1992. Moreover, according to Arabic-language and Islamic experts, the ring Obama has been wearing for more than 30 years is adorned with the first part of the Islamic declaration of faith, the Shahada:...
  • Phoenix police arrest 3 women in ($2 million) fake coupon ring

    07/15/2012 5:41:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 7/11/12 | WHITNEY PHILLIPS
    Phoenix police arrest 3 women in fake coupon ringWHITNEY PHILLIPS, Associated Press Updated 07:13 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, 2012 PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say they have seized more than $25 million worth of fake coupons and $2 million in other assets from the homes of three women linked to a widespread counterfeiting and forgery operation. Officer James Holmes said officers served several warrants Tuesday morning at the Phoenix-area residences, and 40-year-old Robin Ramirez, 42-year-old Amiko Fountain and 54-year-old Marilyn Johnson were arrested after an eight-week investigation. **SNIP** Police say Ramirez, believed to be the leader of the operation, bought...
  • Wagner's RING CYCLE to Air on PBS in September

    06/07/2012 1:01:32 PM PDT · by Borges · 35 replies
    Robert Lepage's acclaimed new production of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, will air on Great Performances at the Met, September 11-14 in primetime each night on PBS stations (check local listings), as a major television event. The operas - Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried, and Götterdämmerung - will be preceded on Monday, September 10 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) by the airing of award-winning filmmaker Susan Froemke's documentary Wagner's Dream, which chronicles the backstage story of the creation of this ambitious new staging. This is only the third time a complete Ring cycle has been aired on PBS. In...
  • World’s first all-diamond, 150-carat ring created by Swiss jeweler; worth $70 million

    03/23/2012 9:14:20 PM PDT · by shove_it · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo via Sideshow ^ | 23 Mar 2012 | Eric Pfeiffer
    Switzerland's Shawish Jewelry has created the world's first diamond ring. Not impressed? Well, consider that the entire ring is carved from a diamond, whereas most other diamond rings are composed of a precious-metal band with a diamond centerpiece. Styleite writes that the 150-carat ring runs laps around some other famous diamond competitors, including Beyoncé's 18-carat engagement ring from Jay-Z and the even better known 30-carat ring given to the late Elizabeth Taylor by Richard Burton. The ring was created by Shawish's president and CEO Mohamed Shawesh using lasers (yes, lasers!) along with traditional diamond cutting and polishing techniques. It took...
  • Facebook Pictures Lead to Man’s Arrest after Marriage Proposal (stolen ring)

    12/31/2011 6:49:33 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Fox 4 KC ^ | 12/29/11 | Meredith Baldwin
    Facebook Pictures Lead to Man’s Arrest after Marriage Proposal4:15 pm, December 29, 2011, by Meredith Baldwin **SNIP** Police recognized the stolen engagement ring from her photos and tracked down 25-year-old Ryan Jarvis. He confessed to stealing the ring from a Zales jewelry store before popping the question.
  • Man Sues Ex-Fiance for $53K Engagement Ring

    08/24/2011 12:38:58 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 60 replies
    KMJ Radio 580 ^ | 8-24-11 | KMJ News
    "Fresno businessman James Makalian's lawsuit claims he's a victim of fraud and deceit after his ex-fiancee Nichole Grazioli (pictured above) broke up with him and then kept her $53,000 engagement ring and Hummer SUV that he bought for her."
  • Minter’s Ring: The Story of One World War II POW

    08/05/2011 11:45:02 AM PDT · by Palter · 10 replies
    Smithsonian Mag ^ | 02 Aug 2011 | Gilbert King
    Lisa and Minter Dial, on their way to the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Photo courtesy of the Dial familyIn the spring of 1962, the United States Navy was excavating a site in Inchon, Korea, when the discovery of human remains led officers to believe they had come across the site of a prisoner-of-war camp. More than a decade earlier, during the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur commanded some 75,000 United Nations ground forces and more than 250 ships into the Battle of Inchon—a surprise assault that led, just two weeks later, to the recapture of Seoul from the North...
  • Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh describes 'executive assassination ring'

    05/03/2011 11:51:19 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 12 replies
    minn post ^ | 3-11-2009 | Eric Black
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  • Records show parole, acquittal in robbery of a former Major League Baseball player

    03/27/2011 7:54:54 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | March 26, 2011 | Rafael A. Olmeda
    MIRAMAR— Barney Brown was 13 years into his life sentence when parole officials in 1983 decided to give him a taste of freedom. But three months after he returned home, Brown was in trouble with the law again, according to parole records. Brown was arrested in Alachua County on June 19, 1983, less than a quarter-mile from a car that had been stolen the day before in Broward County, according to the records. The victim of that robbery was a Hollywood car salesman who reported two men stole the car, his wallet, a necklace and his 1976 World Series Ring.
  • Key ID theft suspect at large

    03/23/2011 10:38:22 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB
    pioneer press ^ | 3-23-11 | John Welbes
    Oladipo Sowunmi Coker is a key suspect in a $10 million national identity theft ring that prosecutors say set up shop in the Twin Cities over the past few years. And it appears he's the one who successfully fled the country. Coker, 29, lived in Woodbury for at least part of the time he allegedly trafficked thousands of identification documents. He was on hand when more than $160,000 was withdrawn from bank accounts in Minnesota and Wisconsin — but always in increments of less than $10,000, according to documents in support of a search warrant that were filed recently in...
  • Bristol, is that a rock? (Vanity)

    11/25/2010 6:10:11 PM PST · by JaguarXKE · 44 replies
    25 Nov 10 | Self
    Is that a rock on Bristol's finger?
  • President Obama Goes Ringless At Presser

    09/10/2010 12:39:19 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 136 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 09/10/10 | Patrick Gavin & Amie Parnes
    Sometimes, a White House press conference can be a chance for a president to take some weight off his shoulders ... but weight off his fingers? Eagle-eyed reporters noticed that President Barack Obama wasn't sporting his wedding ring during Friday's White House press conference. "big to-do over potus not wearing his wedding ring today," Tweeted The Hill's Sam Youngman, who was at the presser. Obama's wedding band is "an intricate gold design from Indonesia, where he had lived as a boy," the New York Times reported in 2009. Michelle will probably be okay with it; after all, she once left...
  • $9,000 Engagement Ring Lost During Proposal

    08/12/2010 6:28:37 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 31 replies
    WBZ Boston ^ | 8-12-10
    When Matt Cawley popped the big question to girlfriend Stacey Scanlon, it's fair to say it could've gone better. "Just another chapter in the book," said Cawley. "I was like 'Here we go!'" "I feel like it's a story that'll be passed along in our families forever," added Scanlon. They're talking about the loss of a $9,000 diamond engagement ring -- a family heirloom. Cawley's plan was to surprise Scanlon with the ring during a romantic walk along Lighthouse Jetty in South Yarmouth on Monday morning. He tied it to a big sand dollar with some string, slipped it onto...
  • Russian Spies -aka- "Undocumented" Democrats. (Video from CBS Radio Show)

    07/12/2010 8:11:13 AM PDT · by conservativefunhouse · 3 replies
    There really was not much difference between these spies and the “undocumented” aliens that have marched the streets in Arizona. They both accessed this county illegally and while they have no voting rights, they were doing every thing they could to influence the policies of this country and move us in a more liberally progressive direction, so as to benefit themselves and their home countries. Had they been American Citizens, you would have just called them Democrats. (Click link to see the video)
  • U.S. Is Still Using Private Spy Ring, Despite Doubts

    05/16/2010 10:05:12 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies · 488+ views
    ny times ^ | 5/16/10 | Mark Mazzetti
    WASHINGTON — Top military officials have continued to rely on a secret network of private spies who have produced hundreds of reports from deep inside Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to American officials and businessmen, despite concerns among some in the military about the legality of the operation. Earlier this year, government officials admitted that the military had sent a group of former Central Intelligence Agency officers and retired Special Operations troops into the region to collect information — some of which was used to track and kill people suspected of being militants. Many portrayed it as a rogue operation that...
  • Allen West: "Kiss the Ring"

    04/20/2010 6:18:45 AM PDT · by HonestConservative · 49 replies · 1,030+ views
    Wheels on the Road ^ | April 20, 2009 | Allen West
    “ There are so many thoughts running through my brain but they all come back to the events of Thursday, 15 April 2010….Tax Day. On that day I had the distinct honor and pleasure to address two TEA Party groups; Ft Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. It was a fantastic gathering of everyday Americans with their families. However, we get the topic of this month’s installment from our dear President. It was President Obama who after the tax day rallies admonished the participants that they should just say, “Thank You”. That is correct; his highness believes that you loyal subjects...
  • YOU re my signet ring " of my hand " pressed into my will aone \o/

    04/17/2010 1:18:23 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 22 replies · 395+ views
    My orchestration is complete in you in that in fact you have been crushed and fractured as a diamond brushed and honed , thoroughly ground into My existence and pleasure and I wear you as My Signet ring of power and authority in My Name . Therefore only and all you do is by my hand and in My Name ( JESUS ) of the strictest obedience wrapped in the gold and silver of My glory tested in the fire ( COALS) of My Testimony ( JESUS ) and Salvation of My ways , for My words are Life breathed...
  • Police believe woman swallowed diamond ring

    12/20/2009 7:33:58 AM PST · by greatdefender · 12 replies · 773+ views
    Mohave Daily News ^ | December 19, 2009 | NEIL YOUNG
    BULLHEAD CITY - Police believe a 40-year-old woman swallowed a $3,000 diamond ring she was allegedly attempting to steal from Feil Jewelers Friday afternoon. Sandee Lynn Sisemore was arrested on suspicion of theft and possession of prescription drugs at the store, located at 2107 Highway 95. She was taken to the Mohave County Jail in Kingman. Reviewing surveillance video, Bullhead City police found Sisemore had replaced the ring with a fake one, stamped “China.” She also had two other fake rings and some fake IDs in her possession, according to police spokesman Lt. Jerry Duke. Police were unable to locate...
  • Man arrested at B.C. border with 'terrorist resources'

    11/13/2009 10:27:37 PM PST · by Cindy · 36 replies · 2,180+ views
    CTVBC.ctv.ca - THE CANADIAN PRESS ^ | Updated: Wed Nov. 11 2009 05:51:51 | n/a
    The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — SNIPPET: "Khaled Nawaya, a flight instructor, was arrested by Canada Border Services agents when they found $800,000 in gold coins and other currency in his car and pockets on Oct. 6, as he crossed into Surrey, B.C., near Vancouver." SNIPPET: "He'd been living in the U.S. since he was 17 and had gained approval for permanent residency in Canada. Besides the gold, Canadian agents found a ring bearing the insignia of Hezbollah, which has been listed as a terrorist organization by the Canadian government since 2002. They also seized 9/11 conspiracy theory-themed DVDs and a...
  • Man's love runs deep in search for ring

    08/20/2009 7:48:53 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 11 replies · 710+ views
    news.yahoo ^ | Aug 20,
    A New Zealand man has been dubbed the Lord of the Ring after he searched and found his wedding ring more than a year after it slipped off his finger and sank to the sea floor. The ring was lost for 16 months in the harbour of the country's capital city....
  • Gov. Sanford Won't Explain Missing Wedding Ring

    07/21/2009 10:54:19 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 38 replies · 1,700+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 21, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    At a Tuesday afternoon press conference Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) would not answer a question about not having a wedding ring on his hand.
  • Farmer's son unearths medieval ring

    06/03/2009 10:17:01 AM PDT · by BGHater · 41 replies · 1,233+ views
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | 03 June 2009 | Belfast Telegraph
    A medieval silver ring dating back more than 800 years has been unearthed on a farm in Northern Ireland. The 12th century artefact was found by 17-year-old Conor Sandford as he was putting up a fence post at the edge of one of his father's fields near the village of Kilmore, Co Armagh. The teenager told a treasure trove hearing in Belfast today he initially thought the engraved finger ring was a ring pull from an old fizzy drink can. "Only when I was putting the soil back into the hole did I notice this wee thing sticking out," he...
  • Treasure hunter finds 700-year-old ring in Flintshire field[UK]

    02/26/2009 6:59:32 AM PST · by BGHater · 15 replies · 782+ views
    Evening Leader ^ | 26 Feb 2009 | Evening Leader
    A TREASURE hunter has unearthed a 14th-century silver ring at the back of a farmer's field in Flintshire. Douglas Fletcher, 44, of Flint, found the decorative, gilt, 97 per cent silver ring in the field in his home town, in January last year. At an inquest in Flint yesterday, the find was declared treasure by John Gittins, deputy coroner for north east Wales. Mr Fletcher, who has been treasure hunting for three years with wife Linda, came across the ring on one of his regular solo hunts. The Mold Historical Search Society member had to dig just six inches into...
  • Watch out for hot naked girls…

    12/31/2008 7:33:03 AM PST · by OL Hickory · 20 replies · 4,760+ views
    fun reports ^ | unknown | Moskovskiy Komsomolets
    Currently both the cars and the performers are being sought by the police. However, the investigators say that it would be very hard to prove the girls’ fault. After all, they were simply bathing…
  • Teenager banned from wearing Christian chastity ring at school

    12/05/2008 1:29:35 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 69 replies · 2,422+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 04th December 2008 | Luke Salkeld
    The item of jewellery owned by Kioni Lansbury represents her intention to stay a virgin until she marries. But her school has deemed it potentially dangerous and against uniform rules. Kioni, who is a regular church-goer, was inspired to wear the ring by the American pop group the Jonas Brothers, who have all made pledges of celibacy. Purity rings are popular in America where organisers have persuaded a vast number of teenagers to abstain from sex. Kioni, of Ottery St Mary in Devon, said: 'Lots of girls sleep around. I want to keep myself pure. 'Many of my friends want...
  • Barack Obama buys Michelle rare $30,000 ring

    12/01/2008 7:36:34 PM PST · by dascallie · 167 replies · 4,611+ views
    Barack Obama to buy rare £20,000 gold ring for his wife. The ring is made of rhodium - the world's most expensive metal --encrusted with diamonds. It is being hastily made by Italian designer Giovanni Bosco in time for January's inauguration ceremony. Only about 25 tons of rhodium are mined each year, mostly in South Africa, and as a result its price is typically around £5,000 an ounce. (sample comments) Michelle tells poor women in Chicago to forego the corporate world and volunteer in the community instead - these people are hypocrites! Annie, Madrid, 30/11/2008 A man of the people...
  • Does ring found in field date back to Norman conquest?[UK]

    10/31/2008 10:32:14 AM PDT · by BGHater · 19 replies · 715+ views
    The News ^ | 31 Oct 2008 | Jeff Travis
    A metal detector enthusiast believes he has found a royal crown jewel buried in a field. Peter Beasley, 67, was stunned when he pulled a heavy gold ring from the ground while out with his metal detector near Petersfield. He claims the ring is 900 years old and belonged to Robert, the eldest son of William the Conquerer, whose name is engraved on the ring. Robert, known as 'Short-legs', unsuccessfully attempted to take the English throne when he landed in Portsmouth in 1101. But Mr Beasley is now involved in a dispute over the authenticity of the ring. The British...
  • Ayers & Dohrn Given Rings Made From US Planes Shot Down Over North Vietnam

    09/16/2008 11:23:54 AM PDT · by faq · 12 replies · 191+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 16, 2008 | Jim
    Barack Obama previously admitted that terrorist Bill Ayers launched his career. Bill Ayers and his wife Bernadine Dohrn made headlines in Venezuela in 2005. (Flickr) Today it was reported that not only were terrorists Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn cavorting with America's enemies during wartime, but they were given rings from the North Vietnamese made from US planes shot down over Vietnam.Scott Swett and Roger Canfield have this shocking report today at American Thinker: Even before Weatherman began its notorious bombing campaign, the group's future leaders had formed relationships with others who shared their hatred for "Amerikkka." Bernadine Dohrn made...
  • Viking ring is "treasure" and will be valued at British Museum[UK]

    08/04/2008 9:54:08 AM PDT · by BGHater · 8 replies · 152+ views
    Bridlington Free Press ^ | 31 July 2008 | Alexa Copeland
    TREASURE dating back to the time of the Vikings has been found in a Bridlington field. The Viking finger ring has a silver content of 98% which, combined with its age, meets the criteria for it to be officially classed as treasure. The ring, found by Paul Rennoldson, has been sent to the British Museum in London where it will be valued. Alan Worth, chairman of the Bridlington Metal Detecting Society, said finding any items dating back to the Viking age was very rare. "The Vikings were around in about 700AD which is an incredibly long time ago," said Mr...
  • Treasure hunter finds Roman ring[UK]

    07/24/2008 8:18:06 AM PDT · by BGHater · 13 replies · 221+ views
    The Press ^ | 24 July 2008 | Jeremy Small
    A ROMAN ring that was discovered in a field near York has been classified as an item of treasure, an inquest heard. The silver ring which could date as far back as first century AD, was discovered by Peter Spencer, while he was searching a field in Dunnington using a metal detector. The jewel, whose value will be determined by the treasure valuation committee, was despatched to the British Museum, where it was examined, and a report on it completed. The report, by Ralph Jackson, at the museum’s department of pre-history and Europe, described the find as a small, Roman...
  • Metal detector finds silver ring for a bloodthirsty god[UK]

    05/23/2008 2:04:37 PM PDT · by BGHater · 13 replies · 496+ views
    Leighton Buzzard Observer ^ | 23 May 2008 | Mick King
    PART of a Romano/British ring found by a Leighton metal detectorist in fields near Hockliffe has been declared treaure. The ring, which has provided archaeologists with the missing link to a bloodthirsty ancient Celtic warrior god, was unearthed by Greg Dyer of Churchill Road in September 2005. At an inquest last Tuesday, Beds coroner David Morris told the court that the piece of ring, thought to be from the third century AD, contains 2.98 grammes of silver. The piece of jewellery, inscribed with the words 'Deo Tota Felix' is currently in the British Museum waiting to be valued. In a...
  • Treasure hunter unearths ancient ring[UK][10th Century]

    04/18/2008 6:14:59 AM PDT · by BGHater · 26 replies · 112+ views
    Wetherby News ^ | 18 Apr 2008 | Wetherby News
    A 10th century finger ring, which was found by a man using a metal detector in a field at Kirk Deighton, near Wetherby, may go on permanent display in a museum in Yorkshire. Experts at the British Museum say the ring is 65 per cent gold, 33 per cent silver and two per cent copper with a weathered glass stone. The ring, which was formerly declared to be treasure yesterday at an inquest in Harrogate, was discovered only a few inches below the surface in an arable field by Colin Ashton, of Ilkley. Mr Ashton told the Coroner for the...
  • Engagement Ring Gone With the Wind

    03/14/2008 7:08:09 PM PDT · by Westlander · 17 replies · 581+ views
    Reuters ^ | 3-14-2008 | Peter Apps
    Hajji, of Hackney, east London, had concealed a 6,000-pound engagement ring inside a helium balloon. The idea was that she would pop the balloon as he popped the question. But as he left the shop, a gust of wind pulled the balloon from his hand and he watched the ring -- and quite possibly the affections of his girlfriend -- sailing away over the rooftops.
  • Median Era Ring Discovered In Iran

    11/11/2007 2:24:09 PM PST · by blam · 22 replies · 1,946+ views
    PressTV.IR ^ | 11-10-2007
    Median era ring discovered in Iran Sat, 10 Nov 2007 09:56:15 A Faravahar, a symbol of Zoroastrianism A unique ring belonging to the Median era adorned with a carved Farvahar, a symbol of Zoroastrianism, has been found in western Iran. Archeological excavations in Iran's western province of Lorestan resulted in the discovery of a ring which dates back to the Bronze Age and is decorated with a symbol of Zoroastrianism. The figure in the Farvahar is wearing Mede attire and a hat. The long-bearded man is facing the left as he emerges from the Sun. Wide open wings are seen...
  • Reunited with a ring

    01/12/2007 9:10:04 PM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 204+ views
    Newsday ^ | January 10, 2007 | LUIS PEREZ
    The silver class ring with the ruby-red stone was a piece of Susan Allen-Bosco's life, lost 28 years ago in the waters off a Florida beach. Forever lost, she thought. Not so. Wednesday, Allen-Bosco sat in the library of East Islip High School, her alma mater, and slipped the size 6 ring on her finger. It still fits, if loosely. "It's like finding a grain of sand on the beach," Allen-Bosco, 45, of Ronkonkoma, said wonderingly of the graduation ring that her father, the late Robert Allen, bought for her when she was 17. How she regained the ring is...
  • Her dreams crushed day ring arrives - soldier fiance dies before wedding

    12/08/2006 6:26:36 AM PST · by prisoner6 · 11 replies · 1,374+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | December 8, 2006 | TANYANIKA SAMUELS and CORKY SIEMASZKO
    Her dreams crushed day ring arrives S.I. fiancee dies during 2nd tour in Iraq BY DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS NYDailyNews The first blow was delivered to the fiancee of a Staten Island soldier by a man in uniform - word that her beloved was killed in combat in Iraq. The second was delivered two hours later by a FedEx truck - a package from Sgt. Yevgeniy Ryndych with an engagement ring inside. This story of love, war and cruel fate was described by Ryndych's grieving brother last night after the military confirmed that the 24-year-old soldier was felled Wednesday by...
  • Huge 'Launch Ring' To Fling Satellites Into Orbit

    10/03/2006 2:51:24 PM PDT · by blam · 84 replies · 1,969+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 10-3-2006 | David Shiga
    Huge 'launch ring' to fling satellites into orbit 16:00 03 October 2006 NewScientist.com news service David Shiga A ring of superconducting magnets fires a projectile off a ramp at 8 kilometres per second, fast enough to reach orbit (Artist’s conception: J Fiske/LaunchPoint) A cone-shaped shell would protect the payload during its passage through the atmosphere into space, and includes a rocket at the back end to adjust its trajectory (Illustration: J Fiske/LaunchPoint Technologies) An enormous ring of superconducting magnets similar to a particle accelerator could fling satellites into space, or perhaps weapons around the world, suggest the findings of a...
  • Screaming cell phones plan to cut down theft

    10/03/2006 9:32:14 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 4 replies · 416+ views
    yahoo ^ | Oct 2, 2006 | Marc Jones
    LONDON (Reuters) - A UK firm is hoping a cell phones security system it has developed which sets off a high pitch scream, permanently locks the handset and wipes all data if stolen, will halt the spiraling rise in phone theft. The Remote XT technology, designed to make phones unusable, and therefore worthless if they are stolen, works by installing software onto the operating system of the phone which is then activated via a call to a call center once users realize their phone has been snatched or lost. The phone is then remotely disabled, all the data held on...