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Cosby lawyer says criminal charge is unjustified, comedian will be exonerated - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 09:11 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Cosby lawyer says criminal charge is unjustified, comedian will be exonerated
The Bell Ringer
Until now, Cosby's resources had secured for him the invaluable prize of time: He had bought his way past numerous statutes of limitations, but not the 12-year clock set by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, where Andrea Constand alleged that Cosby ...

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The world celebrates new year - ZNBC

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 08:08 AM PST


ZNBC

The world celebrates new year
ZNBC
New Zealand, the first nation with a sizable population to celebrate the New Year, counted down the seconds to midnight with a giant digital clock on Auckland's landmark Sky Tower. Horns blared ... As midnight approached, families bundled up for visits ...

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'Pandemonium' as Britons flee Dubai's New Year's Eve skyscraper inferno - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 07:19 AM PST


ABC News

'Pandemonium' as Britons flee Dubai's New Year's Eve skyscraper inferno
The Bell Ringer
New Zealand, the first nation with a sizable population to celebrate the New Year, counted down the seconds to midnight with a giant digital clock on Auckland's landmark Sky Tower. "We have no threats we're aware of directed against this event tonight ...
New Year's Eve security ramps up around the worldThe Bell Ringer

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Taunton church bells rung for final time ahead of refit - BBC News

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 07:08 AM PST


BBC News

Taunton church bells rung for final time ahead of refit
BBC News
A set of church bells that are difficult to ring because they were set too high up are to peal for the final time before they are replaced. The set of ... This is a memorial to four St Mary's ringers killed in World War One and will be put on display ...

Offerings to the New Year pyre - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:40 AM PST


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Offerings to the New Year pyre
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
The Boeoegg, a snowman made of wadding and filled with firecrackers, burns atop a bonfire in the Sechselaeuten square in Zurich. As the bells of St. Peter's church chime six o'clock, the bonfire below the "Boeoegg" is set alight and mounted guildsmen ...

New Year fireworks: Watch the whole display from Hong Kong - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:18 AM PST


New Year fireworks: Watch the whole display from Hong Kong
The Bell Ringer
About 150,000 police officers and soldiers have been deployed to safeguard churches, airports and other public places. ... But shortly before the clocks turned midnight, police in Munich urged people to avoid train stations due to an "imminent threat ...

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OK Mr Popular, show us your plan - Perth Now

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:03 AM PST


Perth Now

OK Mr Popular, show us your plan
Perth Now
Tony has been building a sandcastle, complete with shell encrusted windows and a cuttlefish bell tower, for nearly four hours. Mike wanders over and creates an inlet for water to gush into the moat. Not yet three years old, his work and determination ...

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Britain sees in 2016 with massive London police presence - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:53 AM PST


Britain sees in 2016 with massive London police presence
The Bell Ringer
(Photo by Ross Gilmore/Getty Images for Unicef) French police patrol in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on New Year's Eve, December 31, 2015. Many Europeans will still be out to party, of course, but under a much tighter than usual security presence.

Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazes - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:20 AM PST


ABC News

Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazes
The Bell Ringer
A huge fire has broken out at a hotel in Dubai - one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world - ahead of New Year celebrations in the city. Cheering crowds of onlookers watched as bursts of color filled the sky around the Burj Khalifa, the world's ...
Dubai seeks cause of massive hotel fire at New YearThe Bell Ringer
Dubai Media Office on Twitter: "The fire at the Address Downtown reported to ...Twitter

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Quotes of the year 2015 - Mansfield Chad

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:05 AM PST


Mansfield Chad

Quotes of the year 2015
Mansfield Chad
“I'm one of the middle-aged (OK, a bit older) females who are not embarrassed to say I believe in God - which is just about the most embarrassing thing you can own up to these days, even more than admitting you fancy someone under 30.” Broadcaster ...

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First Night Worcester festivities offer a day and night of contrasts - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 03:59 AM PST


Worcester Telegram

First Night Worcester festivities offer a day and night of contrasts
Worcester Telegram
... Chorus in Wesley United Methodist Church, 114 Main St. The performance included the Worcester Children's Chorus youngest choir singing "Ding Dong Merrily on High," and 16-year-old violinist P.J. Mara of the music school giving a solo rendition of V ...

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Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls on - San Jose Mercury News

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 02:32 AM PST


CBS News

Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls on
San Jose Mercury News
As midnight approached, families bundled up for visits to neighborhood temples, where the ritual ringing of huge bronze bells reverberated through the chill. Tokyo was on special alert for ... South Koreans marked New Year's Eve with traditional bell ...
New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worriesCBS News

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World celebrates New Year amid terror threat - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 01:18 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

World celebrates New Year amid terror threat
The Bell Ringer
In Auckland, an impressive fireworks display lit up around the Sky Tower. The Times Square New Year's Eve Ball is tested atop the roof of One Times Square on the day before New Year's Eve celebrations in the Manhattan borough of New York December 30, ...

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New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations - world celebrates start of 2016 - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 01:03 AM PST


Daily Mail

New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations - world celebrates start of 2016
Telegraph.co.uk
17:00. Malaysia. Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur .... The country marks New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ...
New Year's Eve balloons in Tokyo after Sydney's firework extravaganza ring in 2016Daily Mail
Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls onThe Hindu
World welcomes New Year, revelers defy terror worries -- in most placesToday's Zaman
The Japan Times -Malta Independent Online
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ON THIS DAY: Scunthorpe Telegraph pictures from New Year's Day 2000 and 2001 - Scunthorpe Telegraph

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 12:34 AM PST


ON THIS DAY: Scunthorpe Telegraph pictures from New Year's Day 2000 and 2001
Scunthorpe Telegraph
... The balloons are released at the start of the West Butterwick Millennium Committee Balloon Race which; Five year old Jake Barnard with his balloon before the start of the West Butterwick Millennium; The bell ringers at St Hybalds Church in Scawby ...

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 12:26 AM PST


Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding
Hull Daily Mail
"The side door of the church was open to allow bell ringers easy access to the building so as not to disturb the ceremony. "Mr Kendall was homeless and living in the church grounds at the time." The oil painting, which shows the church and people ...

Throngs expected in Times Square for annual New Year's bash - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 12:17 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Throngs expected in Times Square for annual New Year's bash
The Bell Ringer
In Dubai, a vast blaze ripped through a luxury 63-story hotel, the Address Downtown, close to the world's tallest tower where people had gathered to ring in the New Year. The celebs will also read some of the Confetti Wishes that will be mixed into the ...

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Sweet '16: Local celebrations ring in the new year - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 10:39 PM PST


Salisbury Post

Sweet '16: Local celebrations ring in the new year
Salisbury Post
From the gazebo at the base of the Bell Tower on West Innes Street, Mayor Karen Alexander starts counting out loud when the clock reaches 20 seconds, the crowd yelling each number out with her. At the stroke of midnight, a bell rings out across the ...

World ushers in 2016 - The Columbian

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 10:25 PM PST


The Columbian

World ushers in 2016
The Columbian
KOREAS: outh Koreans marked New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. One celebration was organized at a town near the border with rival North Korea to watch one of the ceremonies ...

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Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ... - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 10:16 PM PST


Montgomery Newspapers

Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ...
Montgomery Newspapers
Parishioners and guests are invited to fill out a petition paper with a prayer in thanksgiving for the parish, for the ongoing the healing, restoration & growth of our parish family, and for your, family and loved ones,” the invitation, shared by ...

Guilford County clergy work and play — just like us - Greensboro News & Record

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 09:03 PM PST


Greensboro News & Record

Guilford County clergy work and play — just like us
Greensboro News & Record
They teach CPR: Bishop San Juan Timmons of True Salvation Christian Fellowship, who is also the EMS department chairman at Guilford Technical Community College and a part-time paramedic. They have a back story: Singing telegrams in a gorilla suit for ...

How the world partied into 2016 - NEWS.com.au

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 06:30 PM PST


NEWS.com.au

How the world partied into 2016
NEWS.com.au
The 45-year-old diva was the star attraction in a white diamond dress with a plunging neckline. Packer was accompanied to the event by Foreign Affairs minister Julie Bishop and her partner, property developer David Panton. Star attraction ... Mariah ...

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Clock tower bell at restored Old Erie County Hall to ring New Year's Eve for ... - Niagara Frontier Publications

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 05:53 PM PST


Clock tower bell at restored Old Erie County Hall to ring New Year's Eve for ...
Niagara Frontier Publications
The celebration of renovations at the restored Old Erie County Hall at 92 Franklin St., in the City of Buffalo, will continue tonight when the clock tower bell of the public building rings for the first time in roughly three decades. ... Constructed in ...

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New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worries - CBS News

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 04:46 PM PST


CBS News

New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worries
CBS News
South Koreans marked New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people, including ... landmark Sky Tower. Horns blared and crowds cheered as the tower was lit up with ...
Revelers ring in the new year despite fears of attacksFox News
Despite fears, New Year's Eve celebrations roll onHerald-Mail Media
New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries – in most placesWANE

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Need to purge your 108 evil passions on New Yr's Eve? Go to these Buddhist ... - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 04:10 PM PST


Need to purge your 108 evil passions on New Yr's Eve? Go to these Buddhist ...
The Times (subscription)
Ringing in the New Year is taken literally by Hawaii's many Buddhists, who invite visitors to join them in traditional bell-ringing ceremonies on Dec. 31. Throughout the islands, followers of Buddha will gather to welcome 2016 by striking their temple ...

Dublin, ChCh Cath, Dublin

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Ringing resumed after flooring issues resolved

Measham, Leics

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Dedication is NOT St LaWrence; postcode > church version

Delta pilot turns plane around to get family to funeral - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 03:57 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

Delta pilot turns plane around to get family to funeral
The Bell Ringer
Rick Short told Fox 10: "The lady got on the phone and said there was nothing they could do, that the tower wasn't going to let them pull back in, and my sisters and mom [were] sitting there in tears and I'm screaming through the glass". The father ...
Delta pilot turns plane around to get Phoenix family to funeral in TennesseeFOX 10 News Phoenix
Delta Air Lines pilot turns plane around for family trying to attend Tenn. funeralWZTV
Pilot's Unusual Move: Turns Plane Around to Help Family Flying to FuneralABC News
New York Daily News -The Independent
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The world welcomes new year 2016 - starting Sydney - Emirates 24|7

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 11:30 AM PST


Emirates 24|7

The world welcomes new year 2016 - starting Sydney
Emirates 24|7
Pyrotechnics burst over the city in a colourful display which was expected to draw more than one million people, ahead of the chimes of midnight moving across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and finally the Americas. In the heart of Europe ...

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Diyarbakir's Christians suffer in margins of Turkey-PKK war - Al-Monitor

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 11:03 AM PST


Al-Monitor

Diyarbakir's Christians suffer in margins of Turkey-PKK war
Al-Monitor
The peal of church bells mingles with children's laughter. The Muslim call to prayer floats through the air. In the cobbled courtyard of the Surp Giragos Armenian Orthodox Church, young lovers sip wine and plan their weddings and lives. It's a typical ...

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New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations around the world - Singapore celebrates start ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 09:08 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations around the world - Singapore celebrates start ...
Telegraph.co.uk
17:00. Malaysia. Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur .... The country marks New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ...
New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries — in most placesJohnson City Press (subscription)

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Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 09:07 AM PST


Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition
Maldon and Burnham Standard
One interesting tradition linked to the brewery is that Mr Squire provided an annual supper to the Stanford-le-Hope church bell-ringers on New Year's Eve. Presumably, this was held in one of the local pubs, after which the bell ringers would go to the ...

Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition - Thurrock Gazette

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 09:03 AM PST


Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition
Thurrock Gazette
One interesting tradition linked to the brewery is that Mr Squire provided an annual supper to the Stanford-le-Hope church bell-ringers on New Year's Eve. Presumably, this was held in one of the local pubs, after which the bell ringers would go to the ...

Bells at Darlington church to peal in memory of First World War hero - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 08:49 AM PST


The Northern Echo (registration)

Bells at Darlington church to peal in memory of First World War hero
The Northern Echo (registration)
The ringers of St Cuthbert's will be remembering him one century on from his death at the age of 24. A 'quarter peal' of the church's bells will take place between 5.30pm and 6.25pm. A full peal consists of each bell ringing a minimum of 5,000 times ...

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New Year's Eve: Many revelers unfazed by terror worries - Daily Local News

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 08:41 AM PST

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