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B.B. King cancels remaining tour dates due to illness

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King has canceled the remaining performances of his current tour after falling ill on stage during a performance in Chicago, according to his website. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens cancels New York show over scalpers

(Reuters) – Singer-songwriter Yusuf, who was Cat Stevens until he converted to Islam, said he had canceled a show scheduled for New York City because scalpers had driven up prices. Reuters: Entertainment News

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India cancels hundreds of coal licences

India’s Supreme Court has confirmed the cancellation of more than 200 coal licences belonging to dozens of private sector industrial groups Asia homepage

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British singer Cliff Richard cancels cathedral performance

LONDON (Reuters) – British singer Cliff Richard, whose house was searched last week by police investigating allegations of a sexual offense involving an underage boy in the 1980s, has canceled a performance he was due to give next month in … Continue reading

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India cancels peace talks with Pakistan

Delhi attacks Islamabad’s ‘interference’ in internal affairs after envoy invites Kashmiri separatists to hold ‘consultations’ with him Asia homepage

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German government cancels Verizon contract in wake of U.S. spying row

The German government has cancelled a contract with U.S. telecoms firm Verizon Communications inc as part of an overhaul of its internal communications, prompted by revelations last year of U.S. government spying. Reports based on disclosures by former U.S. intelligence … Continue reading

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Met Opera cancels live transmission due to anti-Semitism concerns

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York’s Metropolitan Opera announced on Tuesday that it has canceled its plans for a live transmission of the opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” in movie theaters because of concerns that it could fan global anti-Semitism. … Continue reading

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Italy cancels “Google tax” on web companies

ROME (Reuters) – Italy has dropped a planned internet tax sometimes dubbed the “Google tax”, in one of the first measures enacted by the new government of Matteo Renzi, an official said on Friday. The former government of Enrico Letta … Continue reading

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Fox cancels ‘X Factor’ as Simon Cowell returns to UK version

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. television singing contest “The X Factor,” led by judge and show creator Simon Cowell, was canceled on Friday after three seasons, network Fox said on Friday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Angela Merkel cancels visits after breaking pelvis in ‘low-speed’ skiing accident – The Independent

The Independent Angela Merkel cancels visits after breaking pelvis in 'low-speed' skiing accidentThe IndependentThe new German coalition's plans to hit the ground running in the new year were dealt an unforeseen blow on Monday with news that Chancellor Angela Merkel … Continue reading

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