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Rolling Stones aim to roll back years with reunion

LONDON (Reuters) – The Rolling Stones return to the stage on Sunday for a mini-tour they hope will prove that advancing years and bad blood are no barriers to satisfaction for sellout crowds. In a burst of activity to celebrate 50 years in business, the veteran British rockers with an average age of 68 have produced a photo book, written ...

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Guyanese Singer Pamela Maynard Battling Illness

Pamela Maynard. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 22, 2012:A fund raising event is being planned for Guyana-born singer, Pamela Maynard, who is reportedly battling an illness. Relatives did not disclose the cause of the singer’s illness due to privacy concerns but said the singer is thankful for prayers and support. Maynard is versatile in most areas of popular ...

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Staten Island Man Charged With Killing Three Shopkeepers

Salvatore Perrone, center, the man NYPD called "John Doe Duffel Bag", is escorted to a waiting car by NYPD Detectives at the 67th Precint in Brooklyn, New York, Wednesday November 21, 2012. Photo: Hayden Roger Celestin News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Nov. 22, 2012: A 64-year-old Staten Island man will spend his birthday today behind bars after being charged Wednesday ...

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McCartney joins lineup for UK soccer disaster song

LONDON (Reuters) – Former Beatle Paul McCartney has joined the lineup for a Christmas single raising money for the families of those who died in the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium tragedy in northern England, organizers said on Thursday. Already committed to the song are artists including Robbie Williams, ex-Spice Girl Melanie C, Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Holly Johnson and Gerry ...

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Technology used to track Saudi women’s movements

DENIED the right to travel without consent from their male guardians and banned from driving, women in Saudi Arabia are now monitored by an electronic system that tracks any cross-border movements. Since last week, Saudi women’s male guardians began receiving text messages on their phones informing them when women under their custody leave the country, even if they are travelling ...

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Cyprus says close to bailout deal with EU/IMF lenders

NICOSIA (Reuters) – Cash-strapped Cyprus is close to agreeing a bailout package with the European Union and International Monetary Fund, President Demetris Christofias said on Thursday as officials from the lenders left the country after the latest round of talks. The Mediterranean island sought financial aid, expected to top 10…

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"Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik tweets pre-Thanksgiving divorce plans

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Things are bound to be a little tense around the dinner table at Mayim Bialik’s house this Thanksgiving. Bialik is divorcing her husband of nine years, Mike Stone, the “Big Bang Theory” star announced via her twitter account Wednesday. The actress, 36, tweeted a link to a blog post about the split with the message, “I’m ...

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A Minute With: Guillermo del Toro on "Rise of the Guardians"

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is known for putting a dark twist on super heroes and children's fantasy, but in "Rise of the Guardians" the producer brings together holiday heroes for a festive adventure. "Rise of the Guardians," which will be in theaters on Friday, is based on award-winning author William Joyce's "The Guardians of Childhood" ...

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Justin Bieber will not face charges from paparazzo run-in

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Teenage pop star Justin Bieber will not face charges for an alleged altercation with a man who was taking photos of him at a suburban shopping center in May, Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday. Deputy District Attorney Mara McIlvain said in a report there was "insufficient evidence for proof beyond a reasonable doubt" that the ...

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Chris Brown No Longer Going To Guyana

Chris Brown on his video shoot 'Next To You' Featuring Justin Bieber . News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 22, 2012: R&B star Chris Brown has decided against performing in Guyana this December. Hits and Jams Entertainment Group, the organizers of the “Unforgettable II Featuring Chris Brown” concert that was set for December 26th at the Guyana National Stadium ...

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