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May 31, 2005

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"Live 8" for Ethiopia

May 31, 2005 04:46:19 GMT

"Live 8" for Ethiopian famine relief, that's maybe what Bob Geldof trying to say to his fellow musicians in order to tickle them to get involved in the project aimed to raise money for the needing help Ethiopian. And that works for Sting, who admits to have been told by Geldof about "Live 8" and positively responses, saying he'll take part in the event.

The name "Live 8" is chosen as the indication to the G-8 summit, a meeting of the world's leading powers, set to start days later in Scotland. Commenting about his project, Geldof says "What started 20 years ago is coming to a political point in a few weeks. There's more than a chance that the boys and girls with guitars will finally get to turn the world on its axis."
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Chuck Leavell of The Stones to Mark PERC Anniv

May 31, 2005 04:11:01 GMT

The Rolling Stones keyboard player, Chuck Leavell, is planning to mark the 25th anniversary of the Property and Environmental Research Center (PERC), an organization outspoken on environmental issues. Mainly for that reason, Leavell is scheduled to be at the Museum of the Rockies on Friday for the anniversary celebration.

As for PERC, they hope and mean to "make use" Leavell's charm for the forestry practiced on the Georgia tree farm Leavell owns with his wife, Rose. So let's hope things work well.
News > Movie News

Long Live "Rambo"

May 31, 2005 03:37:45 GMT

Years ago "Rambo" maybe a very success film. But nowadays??? Let's ask production companies Nu Image and Millennium Films, both have given "Rambo IV" a go-ahead date for 2006 and set its shot in Bulgaria and its filming in India and then America.

Concerning the approval, people will later see the heroic Sylvester Stallone playing, again, the no-nonsense Green Beret. Differ from his previous roles in the preceding Rambo, this time the actor will play Navajo Indian character who has to take on white supremacists in America when his family comes under attack from them.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Rodman to Take Part in Wife-Carrying World Champ

May 31, 2005 03:17:45 GMT

Former US NBA star Dennis Rodman has been reported to take part in the 2005 Wife-Carrying World Championships held in Sonkajaervi, a small lakeside town located 500 kilometres north of the Finnish capital Helsinki, Finland, on June 1-2. Just to note, Rodman's joining the champ doesn't mean that he'll soon get married. Instead he will be allowed to borrow a "wife" since he is neither married nor engaged.

Competitors vie for the championship title will have to compete in a 250-meter (yard) steeplechase in which the "wife" rides upside down on the runner's back with her legs slung over his shoulders for maximum speed. Women, who want to join, must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 49 kilograms (108 pounds) in order to qualify.
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Slipknot's Problematical Show


May 31, 2005 02:58:36 GMT

Don't judge book by its cover. That proverb maybe won't always work for church community, who sometimes have to be in certain situation that, indeed, demand them to do so. As an evidence, appearance is one of particular things that matter for Greece's Orthodox Church who on Monday urged concert organizers to cancel a planned show by extreme metal band Slipknot.

The reasons given for the objection including the band's members' shocking appearance, in which they usually wearing black uniforms and masks that look like skulls. Notwithstanding with their appearance, what really matter for the church is the group's violent lyrics and references to the devil. Thus, citing a local papers, the curch outs statement saying "Public institutions must do their duty and protect Greek citizens, especially people, from any public event that promotes Satanism."
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"Star Wars" Secures 2nd Straight Box Office Win

May 31, 2005 02:30:15 GMT

Taking in a four-day total of $70.7 million, "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" has for its second consecutive week secured its Box Office win. This achievement has proven the power of the "sith," which obviously beats two strong newcomers who also walk their way to the Top 10. One of the two newcomers is the animated adventure "Madagascar," which is held the 2nd position with $61 million.

Another new one is the football remake "The Longest Yard," which opening with a four-day total of $60 million, to be at the 3rd rank. In succession to those champs, "Monster-in-Law" has hung on to a top five spot for its another weekend and is placed fourth with $11.1 million. To be the top 5th is "Kicking and Screaming" with $6.5 million in estimated receipts for the weekend.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paris Hilton Engaged to Paris

May 31, 2005 02:13:42 GMT

Socialite Paris Hilton is engaged. Can you believe it? She's reportedly engaged to Greek shipping heir Paris Latsis, her boyfriend of five months.

The report has been confirmed by the star spokesman Rob Shuter, who told People magazine "They are happy and excited." Further it is reported that Latsis proposed to Hilton on Wednesday after she returned from a three-week publicity tour in Europe to promote her horror flick "House of Wax" and her new fragrance.
 
 
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