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Haliburton’s profit rises, tops Wall St. view

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Halliburton Co , the world’s second-largest oilfield services, reported higher quarterly profit as drilling activity in its North American market remained strong. Fourth-quarter net profit rose to $605 million, or 66 cents per share, from $243 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding…

Ex-Bush, Reagan official’s body found dumped in landfill

Death ruled a homicide The body of a military expert who served in three Republican administrations was found dumped in a landfill over the holiday weekend, and investigators said Monday they do not know who might have killed him. John Wheeler III, 66, was last seen Dec. 28 on an…

Pink Floyd anthem rewritten for young Iranians

Pink Floyd song rewritten by Toronto band as anthem for young people dissenting in Iran The Pink Floyd rock music classic “Another Brick in the Wall” has been transformed by a Canadian band to reflect dissent young Iranians have for their government. The song replaces the teacher reference with “Hey,…

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…

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