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Entertainment News Archive - July 02, 2005

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - A galaxy of rock and roll stars willgrace stages across the globe on Saturday for what is beingbilled as the greatest music show ever, in a bid to putpressure on world leaders to do more to help the poor.

LONDON (Reuters) - Paul McCartney and U2 frontman Bono areset to kick off the Live 8 gig in London with the Beatlesclassic "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." Here is a provisional playlist for the eight-hour concertthat starts at 1300 GMT on Saturday. 1. Paul McCartney/Bono 2. U2 3.

LONDON (Reuters) - Paul McCartney and U2 frontman Bono areset to kick off the Live 8 gig in London with the Beatlesclassic "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." Here is a provisional playlist for the eight-hour concertthat starts at 1300 GMT on Saturday. 1. Paul McCartney/Bono 2. U2 3.

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Shortfalls in sales of two of thesummer's biggest DVD releases, "Shrek 2" and "The Incredibles,"underscore the changing nature of the home-entertainment marketbut do not point to an impending slump, analysts said onFriday.

By Paul Majendie and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - A galaxy of rock stars staged theworld's biggest live concert on Saturday to pressure richnations into doing more for the poor.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandelacalled on the world's most powerful leaders to prevent genocideby tackling poverty in Africa, saying failure to do so would bea crime against humanity.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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