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Aussie rock icons AC/DC plan to continue despite co-founder Malcolm Young’s illness

Australia’s pre-eminent hard rock band AC/DC announced Thursday they will carry on making music without ailing rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young. “After 40 years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health,” the group said on their…

Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper severs own penis, jumps from 2nd floor balcony

A rapper affiliated with the popular Wu Tang Clan cut off his own penis and jumped off his second-story apartment balcony in an apparent suicide attempt, TMZ reported on Wednesday. 40-year-old Andre Johnson, who performs under the name Christ Bearer, was listed in critical condition at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in…

Actor Ted Neeley hopes Pope Francis will attend ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ in Rome

Ted Neeley, the original lead in “Jesus Christ Superstar”, is back four decades on as the son of God in the hit musical in Rome, and hopes Pope Francis will be in the audience. The pontiff will be “just down the street and we’re hoping he’s going to come visit…

Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Missouri concert date

Pop star Miley Cyrus has been hospitalized and has had to cancel a concert in the U.S. state of Missouri, the venue said. “Cyrus has been hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics and has been placed on medical rest by her doctors,” said a statement from the Sprint…

Actor Paul Walker’s brothers will stand in for him to complete ‘Fast and Furious 7′ filming

Late Fast and Furious star Paul Walker’s brothers will stand in for him to complete the seventh movie in the blockbuster franchise, after the actor’s death, filmmakers said. Walker had completed much of his part in filming Fast and Furious 7 before he died in November aged 40, in a…

Bundy Ranch supporters lash out at Glenn Beck after he suggests they should avoid violence

Conservative on social media have blasted Glenn Beck for declaring he did not support protesters at Bundy Ranch in Nevada who seemed to want an armed confrontation with law enforcement. Monday on his radio show, Beck said that as a fellow rancher he had sympathy for Cliven Bundy, who refuses…

French court dismisses hate ‘incitement’ charges against Bob Dylan

A Paris court on Tuesday dismissed a case against singer Bob Dylan on charges of incitement to hatred filed after he was quoted allegedly comparing Croats to Nazis, his lawyer said. The legendary American musician was preliminarily charged with the offence in November after comments made to Rolling Stone magazine…

9/11 truther Mike Ruppert kills himself after finishing his radio show

The conspiracy theorist Mike Ruppert shot and killed himself Sunday night after recording his Lifeboat Hour radio show. His death was announced Monday night in a Facebook post by the blogger and author Carolyn Baker, who assured her followers that Ruppert’s death was “not a ‘fake’ suicide.” “It was very…

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell flown to U.S. after being injured in car accident

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell and his brother Michael were injured in a taxi accident on Saturday while vacationing out of the country, according to the news network. Both men were transported back to the United States, where they are expected to make a full recovery. MSNBC said that the host…

Norway gives China only existing copy of 1927 silent film thought to have been lost

Norway will hand to China a copy of The Cave of the Silken Web, a classic Chinese film that had long thought to be lost, the National Library of Norway said Monday. The delivery of the silent film from 1927 is expected to arrive in Beijing on Tuesday. Diplomatic relations…

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