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UNITED STATES 24 Apr 2012 Beach Boys begin 50th anniversary comeback tour
The venerable Beach Boys of mid-1960s fame plan an extensive world tour that starts in the United States and ends in Belgium o

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UNITED STATES 24 Apr 2012 Beach Boys begin 50th anniversary comeback tour
The venerable Beach Boys of mid-1960s fame plan an extensive world tour that starts in the United States and ends in Belgium on Aug 7. The band’s close-harmony lyrics, described in Rolling Stone Magazine as “teenage symphonies to God” and as one of the most innovative bands ever, reflected the Southern California youth culture of surfing, cars and romance. The tour marks the group’s 50th year as a band and will include past member Brian Wilson, who has not performed with the group in 46 years

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WASHINGTON DC 20-22 Apr 2012 IMF-World Bank holds Spring meeting
The April joint meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund are the last for Robert Zoellick as WB chief, and the mood o

April 20, 2012 - NULL

WASHINGTON DC 20-22 Apr 2012 IMF-World Bank holds Spring meeting
The April joint meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund are the last for Robert Zoellick as WB chief, and the mood of the meeting could be influenced by the choice of his replacement. The IMF is likely to be grappling with the crisis in the euro zone and pressing China to help replenish the bailout fund from its US $3.2 trillion worth of foreign reserves. The quid pro quo could be greater voting rights for Beijing.

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NORWAY *16 Apr 2012 Norwegian accused of massacre expected to go to trial
(*New date)Attorneys and court officials involved in the upcoming trial of confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik agree

April 16, 2012 - NULL

NORWAY *16 Apr 2012 Norwegian accused of massacre expected to go to trial
(*New date)Attorneys and court officials involved in the upcoming trial of confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik agree that his trial should soon Their challenge will be finding a courtroom that is large enough: there is massive public interest and the trial is likely to be open to the public. Breivik who admitted to killing 77 people in an Oslo bombing and an island shooting spree in Jul 2011. He might be found mentally unfit to stand trial. A second assessment of his mental health is

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