‘People who love life and music’ – dance parties return to Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) – Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks. Young people dance as they attend electronic music concert … Continue reading ‘People who love life and music’ – dance parties return to Baghdad

Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the touchstone of Sixties counterculture. FILE PHOTO: Festival goers splash through a muddy puddle at Worthy Farm in Somerset, … Continue reading Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

Trump says he’s ‘very disappointed’ Swedish PM didn’t free rapper A$AP Rocky

FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump enters the room to participate in the “Pledge to America’s Workers – One year Celebration” event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis … Continue reading Trump says he’s ‘very disappointed’ Swedish PM didn’t free rapper A$AP Rocky

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country’s judicial system was independent of political interference. FILE PHOTO: Posters asking for ASAP … Continue reading Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent