A diamond engagement ring accidentally thrown in a garbage dumpster by a bride-to-be was recovered days after haredi Orthodox volunteers sifted through tons of garbage.
The Municipality of Jerusalem allowed dozens of haredi Orthodox volunteers to search through one of its garbage trucks, after a young woman accidentally threw her engagement ring in a city trash container.
The retailing giant Sears removed a swastika ring offered for sale on its website.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling a truce in the War of the Ring - sort of.
Vladimir Putin’s opponents often brand him a “thief” at street protests. Now the Kremlin is dismissing an American football team owner’s account of how the Russian president ended up with his diamond-encrusted Super Bowl ring when they met eight years ago.
The Olympic rings that have hung suspended from the iconic Tower Bridge since the beginning of the London Summer Olympic Games in June have been removed after the Games ended on 12 August. Next on the agenda are the Paralympics that will run from 29 August to 9 September.
A volcano has erupted on New Zealand’s North Island, spreading a layer of thick ash for several kilometres (miles) and causing some nearby residents to evacuate their homes. Scientists said they had noticed increased seismic activity below Mount Tongariro for weeks, but got no specific warning before the volcano blew late Monday night. The eruption of ash and rocks lasted about 30 minutes and didn’t cause any injuries or damage in the sparsely populated central North Island region, which is a designated national park. The park is a popular tourist destination and formed the backdrop for many scenes in the “Lord of the Rings” movies. The eruption did prompt some nearby residents to evacuate their homes as a precautionary measure, and caused authorities to temporarily close roads.
Mike Papantonio talks about why Mitt Romney’s foreign policy blunders and obedience to Sheldon Adelson are cause for all of us to be very, very concerned.