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Bono Rescued by Police During Nice Terror Attack

U2 frontman Bono was among those rescued from a restaurant in Nice by armed police Thursday night after a terrorist drove a lorry into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day on the nearby Promenade des Anglais, killing 84 people and injuring more than 100 others.


Elton John Semi-Dedicates ‘Your Song’ To Israel

The Times of Israel reports: At a rapturously received show in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park on Thursday night, Elton John semi-dedicated his first hit, “Your Song,” to Israel and told the crowd there could have been “no nicer place” for him to open his eight-week European tour.

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Israel Rejects ‘Delusional’ Claim Elton John Asked To Declare Loyalty

JERUSALEM (AFP) –  Israel has rejected as “delusional” a claim that superstar Elton John was asked to declare loyalty to the Jewish state before an upcoming concert. The “Rocket Man” singer’s Israeli concert organiser Shuki Weiss issued the claim on Monday,

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Elton John Honors Late David Bowie in L.A.

Last Wednesday, Elton John interrupted his performance at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles in order to pay tribute to the late David Bowie, acknowledging Bowie’s aid in launching John’s career.

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Elton John to Play Tel Aviv on May 26

As first reported by Ynet, Sir Elton John is returning to Israel. Six years after his previous visit, one of the most successful pop artists in history will play one concert at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park on May 26.

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Report: Vladimir Putin Promises Elton John a Future Meeting

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed that the head of state called singer Elton John on Thursday about a possible future meeting to discuss any topics that weigh on the entertainer’s mind.

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Putin: I Didn’t Call Elton John About LGBT Rights In Russia

Elton John may have been fooled by a prankster claiming to be Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin has claimed. Sir Elton claimed yesterday that he received a phone call from the Russian president after saying he would like to meet Putin

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Elton John: Putin Called After I Asked To Meet On Gay Rights

LONDON (AP) — Elton John says Vladimir Putin has phoned him, after the musician requested a meeting to discuss Russia’s anti-gay environment. On Instagram, the Elton John said “thank-you to President Vladimir Putin for reaching out and speaking via telephone

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