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U2’s Bono says the worlds most wealthy nations aren’t helping at all w/AIDs
August 20, 2008, 7:02 am
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Anti-poverty activist and rocker Bono on Tuesday said the world’s industrial nations are badly off track on their promises of aid to Africa’s poor, and he would remind the Group of Eight financial ministers of their commitments at a meeting in Germany this weekend.

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Anarchists flock to join Denmark rioters
August 20, 2008, 7:01 am
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Anarchists from across northern Europe flocked to join protesters in the Danish capital on Saturday after two nights of riots sparked by the eviction of squatters from an abandoned building that had been a center for young leftists and punk rockers.

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Stones gig sparks 50km tailback
August 20, 2008, 7:01 am
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Veteran rockers the Rolling Stones played in front of 33,000 fans as their European tour kicked off in Belgium. Interest in the concert, held in the town of Werchter, caused a traffic jam which extended for 50km (30 miles).

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The 9 Biggest Wusses in Rock Today
August 20, 2008, 7:01 am
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“Let?s be honest, there were some pretty amazing rockers who were also mega-wusses like Freddie Mercury and Prince. But we put up with it because those guys could kick ass musically. Sadly, today we have a class of rockers that might have inherited Elton John
?s style but certainly not his talent. This new generation of pussiness must be stopped…”

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Elton John immortalized in Ice Cream by Ben & Jerry
August 20, 2008, 7:00 am
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Ben & Jerry’s has done it again: Hoping to honor rocker Elton John before his first-ever Vermont performance, Vermont’s crazy-cool confectioner has whipped up a flavor just for him ? “Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road.”

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Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten: ‘praise Allah’
August 20, 2008, 7:00 am
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Johnny Rotten was booed by fans on the final night of EXIT Festival, after encouraging the crowd to “Praise Allah”. ..the ageing rocker asked the crowd: ?So who thinks America should still be in Iraq?? …Realising his mistake, Rotten then changed his chanting to “Praise Serbia, Praise Serbia” before quickly launching into another song.

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Bon Jovi playing free show in Central Park
August 20, 2008, 6:59 am
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(Billboard) – New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi will play a free concert in Central Park on July 12, the band announced Monday. The show, billed as an ”All-Star Concert in Central Park,” will take place in conjunction with the Major League…

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