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Bonnaroo music festival unveils lineup

(Reuters) – This year’s Grammy winners Bon Iver, Skrillex and The Civil Wars along with bands like Radiohead and Red Hot Chili Peppers are among line-up of artists announced on Tuesday for the 11th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee. Much like the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California and the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing ...

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Santorum even with Romney in new polls

This is Rick Santorum’s week — in the polls, that is. It was his week last week, at least Tuesday night, when he won contests in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado. He got no guaranteed delegates from those victories, but they surely turned him into the latest matinee idol of conservatives and gave him a tremendous boost in the polls. Four ...

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Khawaja’s curious fade – ESPNcricinfo.com

ESPNcricinfo.com Khawaja's curious fadeESPNcricinfo.comHe may miss the West Indies tour Not everything in Australian cricket has moved forward this season. While the captain, Michael Clarke, grows in stature, Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey enjoy Indian summers, and the fast bowlers discover the virtues …

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Oscar de la Renta’s Pathbreaking Polish

The reigning champion of American elegance is Oscar de la Renta and his latest defense of that realm took place Tuesday, Feb. 14, in New York with the presentation of a fall 2012 show that was the epitome of polished, tony panache.

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US biotech giant guilty of poisoning French farmer

A court in Lyon decided the agro-business multinational had ruined the health of Paul François, 47, a cereal farmer from western France who accidentally inhaled fumes from its Lasso weed-killer in 2004. Monsanto, a dominant player in the global agriculture industry, now faces a multi-million euro compensation ruling later this year. The company, which claimed the farmer ignored safety procedures, ...

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CARICOM Leaders and Haiti’s Minister of the Interior Agree that Collaboration is Key to a Stronger Caribbean

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In meeting with the President of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Mr. Desire Delano Bouterse and the Bureau of Heads of Government during CARICOM’s two-day mission to Haiti, Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul stressed that Haiti is charting a new course for sustainable economic development. “We are focusing our efforts on investment ...

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Keeping an eye on the ball: Soccer and stock markets – CTV.ca

Globe and Mail Keeping an eye on the ball: Soccer and stock marketsCTV.caThe bank released a study this week showing that stock market activity dropped substantially during the 2010 World Cup and nearly ground to a halt in some Latin American countries. While the overall conclusion is hardly surprising, since several other …When World Cup meets stocks, soccer winsBusinessWeek all ...

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Polly Umrigar’s life was built on ethics – Times of India

Polly Umrigar's life was built on ethicsTimes of IndiaHowever, Umrigar's contribution to Indian cricket far outnumbers his days as a player. He served Indian cricket faithfully on and off the field for more than 50 years. Though India lost every match in a five-Test series in West Indies in 1961-62 series …

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Oliver Stone’s son converts to Islam

NEW YORK, Feb 14 (TheWrap.com) – Sean Stone, the son of Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone and a defender of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, converted to Islam on Tuesday while filming a documentary in Iran, he told Agence France Presse. “The conversion to Islam is not abandoning Christianity or Judaism, which I was born with. It means I have accepted Mohammad ...

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Another Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in China

BEIJING – A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in western China and was beaten by security forces as they put out the flames, a rights group said, marking the latest in a series of dramatic protests against China’s handling of its vast Tibetan areas. Lobsang Gyatso, a 19-year-old monk from the Kirti monastery in Sichuan province’s Aba prefecture,…

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