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Review: Damian Blackwell offers words of wisdom for New Year in 'The Bay' Special

Damian Blackwell (played by Erik Fellows) has offered words of wisdom for the New Year in the hit digital drama series "The Bay," created by Gregori J. Martin.

Op-Ed: Yes, 2020 has been a very tough year, but we have had worse

I don't know how anyone else feels about 2020, but if it was possible, I would vote for either a rerun or just removing it from the history books. Actually, 2020 is just one of seven years considered to be in line for the "worst year" in US history.

Madonna rings in the New Year, ready for another decade of dreams

Pop queen Madonna rings in the New Year "2020," despite battling two injuries. She reveals that she is ready for "another decade of dreams."

Huawei demotes two employees over iPhone use

Be careful what you use to tweet your messages with, especially if you are sending out a message on behalf of one technology company using a device made by another. This is what some Huawei employees did using an iPhone.

How to be mentally and emotionally prepared for the New Year Special

People set resolutions at New year with good intentions, especially those centered around health and well-being, but then struggle to see them through. This can be overcome, and behavioral psychologist Dr. Lara Fielding offers some advice.

Review: Gareth Emery terrific in Brooklyn, rings in the New Year '2017' Special

Brooklyn - On December 31, world renowned DJ and producer Gareth Emery performed at The Brooklyn Hangar along with his special musical guests.

Why New Year's resolutions might be bad for your relationship

Come early January and many people continue with the custom of making New Year's resolutions...and then promptly break them. Resolutions might seem like harmless fun, but they can also damage relationships.

Michael Ray to kick off the New Year with headlining tour

Country singer Michael Ray will be continuing his headlining "Think A Little Less" tour into 2017, and he has added new concert stops.

Dalai Lama is hoping for new Chinese attitude towards Tibet

Shillong - On every stop along the Dalai Lama’s speaking tour this week in India, he expressed hope for better relations between China and the Buddhist region of Tibet. Today, the Chinese military began increasing security forces in the region.

An easy way to lose weight: Read a fast-paced novel

With the New Year about to ring in, most have thought about resolutions: losing weight, being on time, being fiscally responsible, and the list goes on.

UK braced for a New Year's Day storm, bringing more flooding

Parts of the UK experienced severe flooding over the Christmas period and the bad news is that bad weather is set to return as Britain welcomes in 2014.

Burning cars: A New Year tradition France wants extinguished

In recent years an unenviable New Year ‘tradition’ has grown in France which the French government would gladly see extinguished – setting fire to cars. This New Year, the 'tradition' continued.

The world celebrates the dawning of a New Year

People around the world turned out in cities and towns, in fields, on beaches, water fronts and city blocks, all to ring out the old and welcome the arrival of 2013, a year many hope proves to be better than 2012.

New Year's Eve Stadium stampede kills 60

Around the World 2012 was seen out in a blaze of New Year's Eve celebrations and firework displays. In one such event in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast, 60 people are believed to have been killed.

Video: Fireworks around the world celebrate the entry of 2013

As the world turned, bringing 2013 to each country, fireworks lit the sky in incredible displays. Despite austerity, many major cities represented in the video offered pyrotechnic extravaganzas. Let us hope for peace and prosperity in the new year.

Video: Fireworks light the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa

Dubai - In Dubai, UAE, fireworks lit up the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, with a live orchestra playing in the New Year.

Hong Kong celebrates 2013 in city's biggest firework display yet

Hong Kong - Hong Kong celebrated the start of 2013 with a spectacular firework display - the largest the city has ever seen - attended by tens of thousands of people.

Photo Essay: NYC's Times Square, a New Year's Eve favorite Special

New York - Times Square, one of the most visited sections of New York City, has an interesting history. It is also a popular destination on New Year's Eve for many, whether in person or watching on television.

Spectacular video of Sydney's New Year fireworks

Sydney - While many of us are still waiting for the New Year to start, Sydney is already living in 2013. They held a spectacular firework extravaganza to mark the event.

Op-Ed: New Year's resolutions, doomed to fail or set for success

As the clock ticks down to 2013 will you be joining millions of others in making New Year's resolutions? If so will your good intentions be doomed to fail or set for success?

Photo Essay: Hustle and bustle of the yuletide in Ibadan Special

Ibadan - The Christmas/New Year season—the yuletide—coincides with the harmattan or dry season in Nigeria, during which dusty and dry trans-Saharan trade winds blowing across the Gulf of Guinea in late November to December bring the rainy season to an end.

Dead birds fall from the sky again in Arkansas on New Year's Eve

Beebe - Birds dropped dead from the sky in the early hours of the new year, the second time in Arkansas after last year. The ban on fireworks this year has led some to question the claim that the birds were disturbed from their roost by fireworks display.

Op-Ed: New Year's Eve in London's Trafalgar Square

London - London saw in the New Year in its usual style with huge crowds and spectacular pyrotechnics, and with the usual caveats, a good time was had by all.

New Year — The Movie: Limited theatrical release starts March 15 Special

Toronto - A group of 20-somethings reunite at a New Year’s Eve bash in middle-class suburbia. When a near-death experience, a pregnancy, and the appearance of past rivals disrupt the night, how will each see their place in the world come New Year's Day?

MTV celebrates the new year with 'Jersey Shore' ball drop

MTV rang in the new year with a ball drop of their own - featuring Snooki, the 'Jersey Shore' firebrand, descending in a Seaside Heights glitzy ball drop.

Member of female dance group in Manila found murdered

Bulacan - Rejoice Rivera, a member of the Baywalk Bodies, a sexy all-female singing and dance group in Manila, was found dead on the shoulder of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) last Friday.

Thousands gather at Manila's largest mall to welcome 2011 Special 

Manila - Hundreds of thousands of people from all parts of Metro Manila converged at the SM Mall of Asia to take part in the festivities at the annual New Year countdown party last night.

Op-Ed: 2010: A Year in Review

From politics to Hollywood, to sports and music, here's a look back at the best happenings (and people) of this past year: 2010.

Obama sends New Year message to people of Iran

In a repeat of an exercise he did last year, U.S. President Barack Obama has produced a video message for Iranians around the world in which he says that the "choice for a better future" remains "in the hands of Iran’s leaders".

Pope Calls On Humanity To Live in Peace With Environment

Pope Benedict XVI has called on humanity to protect the environment in his annual World Day of Peace message. In his address at the Vatican, the Pontiff has linked peace with the natural environment to peace among nations.
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Traffic on Iwo road
Traffic on Iwo road
Reference of reckoning.
Reference of reckoning.
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Aisleng  appearence at the  Folk am Neckar  festival in Mosbach-Neckarelz
Aisleng, appearence at the "Folk am Neckar" festival in Mosbach-Neckarelz
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2010
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Building materials: bathtubs  kitchen sinks  floor ceramic tiles  pvc pipes etc.
Building materials: bathtubs, kitchen sinks, floor ceramic tiles, pvc pipes etc.
Reference of reckoning.
Reference of reckoning.
Photos from Baha'i.org
Second-hand house hold electricals: fridges  TV sets  irons  washing machines.
Second-hand house hold electricals: fridges, TV sets, irons, washing machines.
Fireworks at Xinzha & Xinchang Lu
Fireworks at Xinzha & Xinchang Lu
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Chicken market in Xining  Qinghai province  China.
Photo taken on 12 June 2008.
Chicken market in Xining, Qinghai province, China. Photo taken on 12 June 2008.
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Second-hand cars for sale
Second-hand cars for sale
Buyers flood the Gate spare parts market during the dry season
Buyers flood the Gate spare parts market during the dry season
Iwo road is a major trading center in its own right
Iwo road is a major trading center in its own right
Iwo road is also a major financial district. Banks are conveniently situated for travelers and trade...
Iwo road is also a major financial district. Banks are conveniently situated for travelers and traders who may need banking services
A small market. Note the man striking a pose dressed in a stylish  Dansiki  robe
A small market. Note the man striking a pose dressed in a stylish "Dansiki" robe
Commercial banks at the Idi-Ape end of Iwo road
Commercial banks at the Idi-Ape end of Iwo road
The traffic in Iwo road at this time of the year is heavy. A continuous stream of traffic on an aver...
The traffic in Iwo road at this time of the year is heavy. A continuous stream of traffic on an average day
Fireworks display in Dubai to ring in 2013.
Fireworks display in Dubai to ring in 2013.
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Fireworks explode from the London Eye to celebrate 2013.
Fireworks explode from the London Eye to celebrate 2013.
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