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Democrats challenge Obama’s Afghan withdrawal plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers fed up with the lingering war inAfghanistan launched a new challenge to President Barack Obama’s plan for a measured U.S. troop withdrawal over the next year as they resumed debate on Wednesday on a $649 billion defense spending bill. Democratic members of the House of Representatives proposed a series of…

Ozzy Osbourne dismisses Israel concert criticism: Too ‘drunk’ to visit in past

JERUSALEM (AFP) – British rocker Ozzy Osbourne, the “Prince of Darkness,” was to perform in Israel on Tuesday despite a string of recent cancellations by other artists protesting its occupation of Palestinian lands. When asked on Sunday whether he had any hesitation about performing in Israel on account of the…

Celebrating and commemorating, New Orleans remembers Katrina

New Orleans residents Sunday marked five years since Hurricane Katrina and the devastating floods that followed with a memorial service in the Lower Ninth Ward, where the storm hit hardest. “We lost 1,800 people in the worst manmade disaster ever to hit this country,” said New Orleans Mayor, Mitch Landrieu,…

German pop singer tried over HIV allegation

No Angels star claims ‘success’ made her ‘lose control’ and have unprotected sex even though she knew she was infected A German singer facing accusations that she infected a man with the virus that causes AIDS acknowledged in court Monday that she had unprotected sex despite knowing she was HIV-positive.…

Ex-Pink Floyd frontman takes The Wall back on road

LONDON — Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters has announced plans to take his cult rock opera “The Wall” around Europe and the United States, three decades after it was originally staged. The show, released as a double album by the British band in 1979, deals with complex issues of…

Slipknot bassist Paul Gray dead at 38: reports

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Paul Gray, bass guitarist with macabre heavy metal band Slipknot, has been found dead in an Iowa hotel room aged 38, US media reported Monday. The musician’s body was discovered by staff at a hotel in Johnston, near Des Moines by an employee, reports said citing…

Pink Floyd takes record company EMI to court

LONDON (AFP) – – Veteran rock band Pink Floyd took their record company EMI to court in London Tuesday in a row over online royalty payments. Pink Floyd signed with EMI in 1967 and their albums include “Dark Side Of The Moon”, one of the top-sellers of all time. Their…

Video game commemorates Austin suicide pilot

The smoke over Austin is hardly two days settled and already, many have risen to defend the actions of Joe Stack. And now, there’s this: an 8-bit style video game called “Tax Time,” published on Newgrounds.com, commemorating his deadly attack on a Texas IRS office. In the game users must…

Austin suicide bomber featured in music videos

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Joe Stack, the 53-year-old software engineer who allegedly flew a single engine aircraft into an Austin-based IRS office on Thursday morning, was more than just a criminal or possible domestic terrorist. He was also a musician who played the bass and accordion in a band that once…

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