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The Verge Playlist: Punk Rock Hack Week

Verge Hack Week starts tomorrow, and we're letting everyone in the company go crazy building and experimenting with new tools on the site. It's going to be fast and messy and a little bit insane — so basically, punk rock. … Continue reading

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Ramones punk band co-founder Tommy dies at 65

(Reuters) – Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving member of the hugely influential American punk band the Ramones, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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From Forrest Gump to Daft Punk, six iconic moments captured in a single shot

Half a dozen iconic images from popular films, television shows, art, and music have been captured in a video that's less than a minute long. The 50-second spot was created by advertising company Grey to promote the culture section in … Continue reading

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Russian punk band to appear at star-studded Amnesty concert in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Russian punk band Pussy Riot will join Madonna, R&B singer Lauryn Hill and alternative rock group Imagine Dragons at an all-star concert for Amnesty international on Wednesday night, on the eve the Winter Olympics opening … Continue reading

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Russian punk band tell New York ahead of Sochi they will perform again

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot may have remade themselves as global human rights advocates since their imprisonment for hooliganism, but on Tuesday they vowed to return to the stage as performers. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Russian punk band duo to appear at U.S. Amnesty International concert

(Reuters) – Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot who were jailed for nearly two years on charges of religious hatred and became international emblems for human rights campaigners will appear at a concert in New York, organizer … Continue reading

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Russian punk band says freed to improve Russia’s image before Olympics

MOSCOW (Reuters) – One of two freed members of punk protest band Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, said on Friday their release was aimed solely at improving Russia’s image before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games and was not a humanitarian … Continue reading

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Putin could free Khodorkovsky, punk band in amnesty: rights adviser

NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia (Reuters) – Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and two jailed members of punk protest band Pussy Riot could walk free under an amnesty President Vladimir Putin is expected to approve by the end of the year, a Kremlin … Continue reading

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Hunger striking Russia’s punk band member moved to solitary cell

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A jailed member of Russia’s dissident Pussy Riot punk band was moved to a solitary confinement cell on Tuesday after she went on hunger strike to protest against what she called “slave labor” at the penal colony. … Continue reading

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Jailed member of Russia’s punk band goes on hunger strike

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A jailed member of Russia’s Pussy Riot punk band said she was starting a hunger strike on Monday to protest against “slave labor” in her penal colony and said she had received a death threat from a … Continue reading

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