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Arts&Culture Spotify loss widens ahead of potential stock market listing
Author: 0 Spotify loss widens ahead of potential stock market listing

While Apple has the valuable piece of screen real estate that is the iOS homescreen, Spotify fans tend to be extremely loyal and Apple Music hasn't yet offered those users a compelling reason to make the switch. "Spotify is leading the way in this new era of personalization, and now we can do more than ever to connect brands with their target audiences". The financial filing, which was posted this morning, follows recently inked windowing contracts with Universal Music Group and Merlin, ...

Author: 0 Congressional baseball game goes on in wake of shooting

Officials at the hospital said the bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, causing severe bleeding and injuring internal organs. The congressional game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington .

Arts&Culture Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal
Author: 0 Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal

General served as an adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and then served as his National Security Adviser in the White House for less than a month before he was sacked for what the administration said was lying about his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to Vice President Mike Pence , reports NBC News .

Arts&Culture CBI records Sisodia's statement in 'Talk to AK' scam
Author: 0 CBI records Sisodia's statement in 'Talk to AK' scam

The PE had been registered based on a complaint filed by the Vigilance Department of the Delhi government. The "Talk To AK" campaign was an interactive session of the Delhi chief minister through which people could reach out to the AAP supremo through social media.

Author: 0 LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

It has been great three-year run, but we feel like we can carry this forward. "I was anxious, I was jittery". "And I know he wants to be here and we want him here". "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added.

Author: 0 A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

Like the Congressional Baseball Game, which is being played Thursday night between Democrats and Republicans, the softball game between female members of Congress and the Washington press corps will go on as planned next week. The FBI recovered a cellphone, computer and camera from Hodgkinson's van and was examining them for evidence, the statement said. The shooting at a republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia is hitting a southern IL congressman hard.

Arts&Culture 'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards
Author: 0 'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards

It's been a good season for the duo, who also won an Oscar for their hit song "City of Stars" in the movie La La Land . The homegrown production, which started Off-Broadway, tells the story of Evan Hansen , a high-school senior with social anxiety whose life is turned upside down after a classmate commits suicide.

Author: 0 Wife of Nik Wallenda set for Niagara Falls aerial stunt

Legislators thanked the couple for bringing such unique talent and world-renowned acts to Niagara Falls . The 36-year-old mother of three spent about eight minutes of the 10-minute stunt hovering over the falls. The previous record of 250 feet was held by her husband, which he set six years ago, dangling over a Missouri theme park. Erendira Wallenda discussed her plans for the stunt during a news conference Wednesday morning on the American side of the Falls.

Arts&Culture Dabangg 3 will not be directed by Arbaaz, says Salman Khan
Author: 0 Dabangg 3 will not be directed by Arbaaz, says Salman Khan

A special treat for Salman Khan's fans - the posters of his upcoming film Tubelight are now displayed at Times Square in New York City. The magnum opus had released to total 9000 screens that included 6500-7000 screens of India , around 1000 screens of United States and 180 screens release in Canada.

Author: 0 Creamfields to Show McGregor vs. Mayweather Fight

UFC kingpin McGregor will be making his professional boxing debut and will be looking to overthrow the legendary fighter at the junior middleweight 154-pound limit. Likewise, McGregor sent out a tweet stating " THE FIGHT IS ON ". Meanwhile, Conor McGregor is the best that MMA has to offer and the first fighter in the history of the UFC who won held two championship belts at the same time.

Arts&Culture At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict
Author: 0 At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict

If, after further deliberations, they still can not reach consensus, a hung jury will cause the judge to declare a mistrial. For four days and nearly 30 hours, the jurors for Bill Cosby's #Criminal Trial have been deliberating the accusations by Andrea Constand that she was sexually assaulted by Cosby in 2004.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn will appear on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury 2017

Eavis' daughter Emily has a big role in managing Glastonbury, and is also a Corbyn supporter. He was scheduled to appear at last year's event before cancelling due to the Brexit vote, but is likely to receive a great reception following his successful election campaign which lead to Labour winning more seats , 262 in total, than expected.

Author: 0 Steve Scalise to undergo third surgery from gunshot in mass shooting

Before the event, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters, "Tonight we will go to the game, play our hardest, but we will all be Team Scalise". The interparty baseball game dates back to 1909, but missed numerous years due to the Great Depression, World War II and - you guessed it - political gamesmanship.

Arts&Culture MI native Matt Mika upgraded to serious condition after Virginia shooting
Author: 0 MI native Matt Mika upgraded to serious condition after Virginia shooting

The family of Matt Mika, a victim of the shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left five people wounded, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , has released an update about his medical condition. The statement went on to say he is undergoing surgery at a Washington D.C. area hospital. He has been taken to a local hospital and we're awaiting word on his condition.

Author: 0 Lorde cops to Instagram account dedicated to onion rings: "It's me"

In 2014, " The Tonight Show " returned to its NY origins when "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon " made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. The investigation went in deep, drawing comparisons between the star's style of writing and the writing of the onion ring reviews, as well as comparisons between the fingers of the one reviewer and Lorde's hands.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby trial Day 9: Jury reports it is deadlocked
Author: 0 Bill Cosby trial Day 9: Jury reports it is deadlocked

Judge Steven O'Neill was informed of the deadlock on all three aggravated indecent assault charges Thursday morning, Variety reported . Constand was a standout basketball player at the University of Arizona who did a brief stint in the Italian Women's Basketball League.

Arts&Culture Sorry Pals: Don't Expect a Julie Andrews Cameo in Mary Poppins Returns
Author: 0 Sorry Pals: Don't Expect a Julie Andrews Cameo in Mary Poppins Returns

In addition to this, Marshall said that Andrews is delighted with Blunt being cast in the role of Poppins , saying that she is "one thousand percent" behind the sequel. " Mary Poppins Returns ", in a twist of events, will not feature a return of Andrews, out of her respect for Emily Blunt . That said, Andrews is very enthusiastic about the sequel and trusts that the story will "be cared for".

Arts&Culture Soup Nazi-inspired company files for bankruptcy
Author: 0 Soup Nazi-inspired company files for bankruptcy

He and his NY soup stand were the inspiration for the " Seinfeld " character, with the catchphrase "No soup for you!" Soupman, the New York City food company made famous by the popular Seinfeld TV sitcom, has sought bankruptcy court protection, weeks after its chief financial officer was indicted on federal tax evasion charges.

Author: 0 Trump 'investigated for possible obstruction of justice'

Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., the senior Democrat on the Judiciary Committee. In a television interview, she also said the committee should investigate actions by former U.S. The president didn't clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet , however he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russian Federation as a "witch hunt".

Arts&Culture President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy at Event in Miami, Fla
Author: 0 President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy at Event in Miami, Fla

This process culminated in significant economic opportunities for both the USA and Cuba. Airline companies were less forthcoming ahead of the announcement. In 2016, there were 9,940 short-term detentions of protesters, up from 8,899 in 2014, the Associated Press reports. In a Thursday briefing call, reporters pressed officials on why the Trump administration is emphasizing Cuba's human rights issues when the White House has previously demonstrated interest in working with other ...

Arts&Culture Toronto woman gives chilling account of night with Bill Cosby
Author: 0 Toronto woman gives chilling account of night with Bill Cosby

Cosby denies the charges against him. She managed the women's basketball team at Temple while he was a high-profile trustee. "I said, 'I trust you.' I took the pills and I swallowed them down", Constand told the court. Tuesday marked the first time Constand had faced each other in court since 2005, when she was given a financial settlement after she filed a civil suit against Cosby .

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Hints at Chris Pine's Presence in Future Wonder Woman Films

It is hard to believe now, but when Wonder Woman first opened on tracking boards, the film was projected to earn a solid, yet unspectacular, $65 million over its opening weekend. "The story will take place in the USA, which I think is right". Facebook/WonderWomanfilmA promo image of DC Films' " Wonder Woman ", showing favorable reviews, used as the cover photo on the movie's official Facebook page.

Arts&Culture Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise
Author: 0 Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

In an emotional interview with CNN's Brooke Baldwin, Republican Rep. Rodney Davis and his wife recalled the horror of Wednesday's shooting at a congressional baseball practice. Hodgkinson belonged to multiple anti-Republican political groups and was upset about Trump's election victory, brother Michael Hodgkinson said. "I'd love to hear the Democrats stop telling the American people that the Republican elected officials intend to kill people", Brooks said.

Arts&Culture Why Gwyneth Paltrow Is Putting Acting on the Backburner
Author: 0 Why Gwyneth Paltrow Is Putting Acting on the Backburner

She said that much hasn't changed when it comes to how she is treated at the office: "I think [the title] just sort of outlines and delineates other responsibilities, but the dynamics haven't really changed". Gwyneth Paltrow on Thursday announced a big life change: she's moving away from acting. Gwyneth Paltrow married Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in 2003 and the union bore two children, Apple , born in 2004, and Moses , born in 2006.

Arts&Culture Ariel Winter and her boyfriend Levi Meaden get matching tattoos
Author: 0 Ariel Winter and her boyfriend Levi Meaden get matching tattoos

Earlier in the day the couple revealed that they had gotten matching tattoos . They also debuted a pair of finger tats in the shape of a peanut butter jar and a block of cheese, their nicknames for one another. "He's great. I can bake a pie occasionally". But Ariel , as always, doesn't let critics bring her down. She recently defended her decision to move in with Meaden, even though many thought she's too young to do so.

Author: 0 LA City Hall Lights Up Bat-Signal for Adam West

On Sunday, US TV network Fox will show the episode The Dating Game, which features West winning an auction for the Medieval Castle restaurant. " Family Guy has lost its mayor, and I have lost a friend", MacFarlane wrote . This fitting tribute to the iconic Adam West will bring together very special Bat-guests and Bat-fans as they honor the legendary star. Among the celebrities to pay tribute to West, Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane took to Twitter to post a heartfelt message.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby's criminal trial deadlocked
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's criminal trial deadlocked

Judge Steve O'Neill ordered them back into their chamber to continue. If, after further deliberations, they still can not reach consensus, a hung jury will cause the judge to declare a mistrial. She said she awoke later to find Cosby sexually assaulting her on a couch, and said she felt "frozen" and unable to stop him. "Today we have really seen Mr.

Arts&Culture Director Sam Johnson and EL James won't be working together again
Author: 0 Director Sam Johnson and EL James won't be working together again

Sam , 50, clashed with author EL James during the making of the first movie and said she was left feeling "confused". Fifty Shades of Grey director, Sam Taylor Johnson , has revealed her difficulties on set with author E.L James . "I was so confused by EL James ", she said. Speaking to Porter magazine in 2015, Sam relayed her struggles with James and claimed: 'It was hard, I'm not going to lie.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

Trump blasted the article on Twitter, saying "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation". "It is inconceivable that locating and producing the small number of Comey memos, particularly given their prominence in current public debate, requires any significant amount of the FBI's time or resources".

Arts&Culture Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery
Author: 0 Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery

Thursday night, the hospital says Congressman Steve Scalise's condition has improved, but he's still critical. On Twitter, reporters, fans and lawmakers shared updates and photos that reflected that sense of unity. The man's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Authorities are investigating the incident but have not identified a motive.

Arts&Culture Yogi Govt misses 'pothole' deadline, says drive will continue
Author: 0 Yogi Govt misses 'pothole' deadline, says drive will continue

On the Samajwadi Partys charge that the BJP government in the state is doing very little to address farmers woes, the deputy chief minister said, "The BJP is sensitive to the plight of the farmers and we will redress their grievances". "Only the BJP can guarantee them protection", he said. "Modi has done splendid work in the last three years in tune with his mantra of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas", he added.

Arts&Culture Listen To Lorde's New Album Melodrama
Author: 0 Listen To Lorde's New Album Melodrama

Which is totally cool for me. Lorde was only 16 years old at the time when the album " Pure Heroine " came out, so she didn't know how to handle the negative attention. Earlier, Lorde told the New York Times that " Melodrama " is not about her break-up from longtime boyfriend James Lowe. Lorde will be bringing her Melodrama world tour to the United Kingdom from September 2017 When can I get Melodrama tour tickets? Her second album " Melodrama " will drop this ...

Author: 0 Steph Curry says he wouldn't go to the White House if invited

We're going to do everything we can to keep this team together. On Tuesday, rumors that the Warriors unanimously chose to forgo the trip went viral, but reporters from both the San Francisco Chronicle and USA Today would later prove the story untrue .

Author: 0 Jay Z Thanked These Artists for Inspiring Him

He also cracks a dad joke about Beyonce and Michelle Obama. "I'd like to think Mr. Carter and I understand each other ". Now the big question is whether Blue Ivy's little sisters have already arrived or if Jay and Bey told Barack Obama the sex of the twins before they were born.

Author: 0 Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez to go on DL

Red Sox: LHP Robbie Ross Jr. was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket and placed on the 10-day DL with left elbow inflammation. Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna follows through on a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Miami.

Author: 0 'Rough Night' with Scarlett Johansson fails to lift off

Despite the deceased stripper, a barrage of gross-out gags and a relentless series of calamities, Aniello says the core of the movie is exploring friendships and how they change over time . Scarlett Johansson plays Jess, a bride-to-be and the head of this girl gang, which formed 10 years ago at college as they bonded over beer-pong. Again, was there no advice given these women? For one thing, it's not as fresh, tightly-scripted or as amusing.

Author: 0 In Refusal To Answer Questions, Sessions Denies Claiming Executive Privilege

But it is fair to say that black women of a certain age tend to exhibit and prize these characteristics-I actually prefer to think of them as "super powers "-for a host reasons, most of which are derived from our historic position on the low end of America's social and economic totem pole".

Author: 0 Penn State ex-President Spanier, other administrators sentenced in Sandusky case

In addition to his looming two-month stay behind bars, the former Penn State higher-up must also spend another two months on house arrest as a result of the now infamous scandal surrounding Jerry Sandusky . Schultz said, "It really sickens me to think I might have played a part in children being hurt". "I deeply regret that I did not intervene far more carefully".

Arts&Culture NeNe Leakes to Return to 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'
Author: 0 NeNe Leakes to Return to 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'

From the beginning of Real Housewives of Atlanta , Nene Leakes was a favorite, as she always said what was on her mind and provided the utmost entertainment through her many memorable quotes and shady moments . "I think she would be a great asset to come back to the show". Filming for " RHOA " season 10, is expected to begin any day now. While no further cast info has been announced, Kandi Burruss , Porsha Williams , Kenya Moore , Cynthia Bailey and Shereé Whitfield are all ...

Arts&Culture Stevie Nicks Debuts New Song From Movie 'The Book of Henry'
Author: 0 Stevie Nicks Debuts New Song From Movie 'The Book of Henry'

There had been some doubt about whether Fleetwood Mac would be reuniting anytime soon, after Nicks expressed mild annoyance that McVie and Buckingham would record a duets album without her. The last time Fleetwood Mac played in Ireland was back in 2015, in Dublin's 3Arena. She wanted to keep working. You can tell the ones with more Lindsey input (they bear shards of Trouble or Big Love ) from the ones that have a greater Christine quotient ( the ones with glimmers of ...

Arts&Culture Tupac Shakur biopic, 'All Eyez on Me,' ready for long-awaited release
Author: 0 Tupac Shakur biopic, 'All Eyez on Me,' ready for long-awaited release

You're definitely strong for not allowing all of that to weigh you down . It's still a process. It was like, 'I can't believe it. In high school, I took theater arts, which was supposed to be an easy grade and meet some girls. All eyes are on the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me , which arrives this Friday (June 16), on what would've been the late rapper's 46th birthday.

Author: 0 Aisha Tyler Announces Her Departure From 'The Talk,' Breaks Down in Tears

In addition to The Talk , Tyler is now on CBS's Criminal Minds , where she just became a series regular . She recently directed her first feature film , AXIS , which ran at multiple film festivals. If you are making frequent changes to the structure and style of your show, it does make it all that harder to be able to get a consistent viewership behind you.