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MC Hammer: ‘Not bitter’ about arrest in US

Musician MC Hammer performs during the Dreamforce 2012 conference at the Moscone Center on September 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. AFP FILE PHOTO

MC Hammer suggests he was a victim of racial profiling when he was stopped and arrested by police in the Northern California city of Dublin.

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Philippines posts double wins in int’l karaoke tilt in Ireland

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MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines’ debut participation in the annual Karaoke World Championships (KWC) has yielded double wins for the country after Joel Cruz and Lyda Shyla Roxas emerged first and third runner-up, respectively, in the male and female categories at the 2011 finals held recently in Killarney, Ireland. The Philippines’ feat marked the first time since [...]

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U2 caps biggest concert tour ever–promoter

U2 lead singer Bono performs at the New Meadowlands Stadium on July 20, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. AFP

Irish rock band U2 has closed out what was described as “the most successful concert tour of all time” over five continents and two years, according to concert promoter Live Nation.

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