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2010-10-28 15:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two separate but related copyright infringement lawsuits were filed today in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against the members of the Black Eyed Peas and their record labels and publishers, including UMG Recordings and Interscope Records. The songs involved in the suits are two internationally acclaimed hit songs that brought the Black Eyed Peas extraordinary profits and iconic success: "I Gotta Feeling" and...

2010-09-27 15:23:50

At the World Cowpea Research Conference, crop experts embrace one of agriculture's oldest legumes -- prized for protein and resilience to hot, dry climates -- as food for people, livestock and astronauts A long neglected crop with the potential to halt hunger for millions in Africa, sustain the livestock revolution underway in developing countries, rejuvenate nutrient-sapped soils, and even feed astronauts on extended space missions, is attracting scientists from around the world to Senegal...

2010-07-20 14:29:00

ISSIMO LIVE MUSIC ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL AFTER SHOW PARTIES FOR THE BLACK EYED PEAS E.N.D. WORLD TOUR ACROSS CANADA Special DJ Sets and Live Performances To Keep The Parties Going TORONTO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/issimo/the-official-black-eyed-peas-end-world-tour-canada /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are...

2009-10-14 09:18:15

Map also facilitates genetic improvement of several other legumes Cowpea, a protein-rich legume crop, is immensely important in many parts of the world, particularly drought-prone regions of Africa and Asia, where it plays a central role in the diet and economy of hundreds of millions of people. Cowpea provides food that complements starchy staple crops such as corn, cassava, sorghum and millets to offer a well-rounded diet, much as beans and other grain legumes complement maize- and...

2009-07-29 14:57:28

The cowpea or black-eyed pea, as it is more commonly known, is a New Year's tradition for good luck. But disease and particularly aphids, which can wreck a crop within a few a days, are especially bad luck for the cowpea, according to scientists. Several new lines of cowpeas with genes that are aphid-resistant and less susceptible to disease are currently being tested by researchers with Texas AgriLife and other Texas A&M System entities."The cowpea has been an important and popular food...

2009-07-11 15:51:03

Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie says her band will open for U2 at five U.S. shows. The Peas frontwoman said opening for U2 would be a challenge, given the length and success of the Irish rockers' careers, InTouch reported online Friday. It's going to be amazing, Fergie said. I remember going to see U2 in high school, so now to be on that stage, it's going to be challenging. We definitely have to bring it at those shows. The dates and locations for shows the Black Eyed Peas will open were not...

2009-06-05 13:18:10

CBS said Friday it has partnered with The Black Eyed Peas to feature its as-yet-unreleased single I Gotta Feeling to promote the U.S. network's fall schedule. The song will be featured in the network's summer-long, on-air promotional campaign for CBS's upcoming slate of programming. Feeling will first appear in promotional spots during breaks of CBS's The 63rd annual Tony Awards show Sunday. The upbeat song, with the refrain 'I gotta feeling that tonight's gonna be a good (good) night,' will...

2008-02-19 10:15:00

In order to help about 200 million people in west and central Africa, a research team is hoping to increase the drought- and disease-resistance of the black-eyed pea, also known as the cowpea. The scientists at University of Virginia are working alongside African growers, who produce about 80 percent of the 3 million tons of black-eyed peas produced worldwide each year. They hope their work will result in a tougher form of the legume, which is highly susceptible to drought, insects and...

2005-07-31 17:00:00

By Craig Rosen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - For much of their show Thursday at the Greek, the Black Eyed Peas strutted around the stage like the hip-hop/pop version of the Fantastic Four. Yet their uneven set proved that the Peas still have plenty to learn about harnessing their performing powers. The Los Angeles-based troupe has been around since the late '90s, but it took a guest spot by Justin Timberlake and the recruitment of photogenic female Fergie -- formerly Stacy Ferguson of...

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