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Spotify Intros All-New Free Experience Spotify Intros All-New Free Experience
- April 25, 2018

Users will be free to skip, shuffle or play single tracks. These will be based on users' previous listening history, and artists they've indicated they're interested in. And with more than 2 billion social-media users world-wide, Soderstrom added, "Music is potentially bigger than social media networks". While Spotify hasn't explained the technology thoroughly, our guess is that the music quality will decrease little by little, helping to reduced the bandwidth as your ears and phone ... (more...)
10-year Treasury yield hits 3% for first time since 2014 10-year Treasury yield hits 3% for first time since 2014
- April 25, 2018

Google's parent company benefited from strong digital ad sales as well as an accounting change. WALL STREET: Shares yielded early gains to end almost unchanged. And when bond yields rise, it pushes up interest rates on mortgages and other kinds of loans, making it more expensive to borrow money. Coca-Cola reported net income of 32 cents per share in the first quarter, above Wall Street expectations. (more...)
Of what use BBNaija show? Nigerian youths give verdict Of what use BBNaija show? Nigerian youths give verdict
- April 25, 2018

Based on how the BBNaija game works, viewers were asked to cast votes for their favourite housemates to keep them in the house as the housemate with the highest votes would win. I believe he's well grounded, " she said. I graduated from MAPOLY. "Let's see if you only had sex with the poor girl in #BBnaija for love or just maximum #fun". (more...)
New York Plastic Bag Ban Proposed by Andrew Cuomo New York Plastic Bag Ban Proposed by Andrew Cuomo
- April 24, 2018

Monday's proposal came as a result of a report in January by a task force that Mr. Cuomo convened a year ago after blocking the city bill. The Department of Environmental Conservation would have jurisdiction over the bags. These costs do not include the significant cleanup costs to remove plastic through litter collection programs and beach and ocean cleanup efforts. On Monday, Mr. (more...)
Who Is Candace Owens? Who Is Candace Owens?
- April 24, 2018

Obama famously referred to as West a "jackass" throughout a taping of an interview, and reportedly doubled down on that epithet later. West fired back at "the thought police" on the left, who "want to suppress freedom of thought", but the rap icon, who met with Trump back in 2016, ignited another meltdown on Twitter with his tweets of different sections of Adams' video nine times in a row. (more...)
25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence's death 25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence's death
- April 24, 2018

Neil Acourt, 42, is serving a six year prison sentence for a £4 million drugs ring. Stephen's parents battled for years to bring his killers to justice in a series of harrowing court cases. A message of support on behalf of the Prince of Wales was read . As guests began to arrive for the afternoon service, Doreen Lawrence and her son Stuart stood in the doorway of the church to greet those attending. (more...)
Khloé Kardashian wants happiness following Tristan Thompson cheating scandal Khloé Kardashian wants happiness following Tristan Thompson cheating scandal
- April 24, 2018

TMZ revealed this week that despite Khloe and Tristan revealing their newborn's name in a joint Instagram, they 'haven't spoken in days'. "He likes exotic or non-American-looking girls with big butts", a source told the mag. Its been a month of ups and downs from Khloe Kardashian following the cheating scandal that rocked her world just before the birth of her daughter, True Thompson . (more...)
American Idol Rises 15% With Top 14 Sing-Off, CBS' Instinct Drops American Idol Rises 15% With Top 14 Sing-Off, CBS' Instinct Drops
- April 24, 2018

Plan to tune in? I didn't expect Caleb Hutchinson or Michael Woodard to make it into the Top 10 because they haven't been faring well in web searches and Michael didn't get as heavy an edit during the earlier episodes of the season. America's votes are in and the Top 14 take to the " American Idol " stage LIVE for performances and elimination results, as the search for America's next singing sensation continues and the Top 10 are revealed from (8:00-10:00 p.m. (more...)
Broner-Vargas fight to majority draw; Jermall Charlo shines — Showtime boxing results Broner-Vargas fight to majority draw; Jermall Charlo shines — Showtime boxing results
- April 24, 2018

Broner had a huge round in the 9th and towards the end of the round unloaded on what looked like a very exhausted Vargas by that stage. Broner threw fewer punches than Vargas , but the ones he did throw landed. Charlo only needed four minutes to finish off the night's work, dropping Centeno with a series of hooks to the head, capped by a ideal left hook to the temple. (more...)
Here's Another Trailer for 'Venom' Starring Tom Hardy Here's Another Trailer for 'Venom' Starring Tom Hardy
- April 24, 2018

What starts as a fever and the sweats, turns into a velvety baritone inside Eddie's head. The next thing he knows, he's fighting off bad guys and killing people with zero hesitation. Scott Rosenberg (" Jumanji ") and Jeff Pinkner ("The Dark Tower"), and Kelly Marcel wrote the script. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are producing the movie, along with Amy Pascal. (more...)
'Westworld' season 2 journeys into a new set of mysteries 'Westworld' season 2 journeys into a new set of mysteries
- April 23, 2018

However, if you want to see the next five episodes , you'll have to start paying the $14.99 monthly fee. Another tidbit we learned is that Samurai/Shogun World is very real and it will definitely be visited for at least one episode during the second season. (more...)
Mo Farah Breaks 33-Year British Record Mo Farah Breaks 33-Year British Record
- April 23, 2018

Cheruiyot, who won her first marathon in Frankfurt only last October, came out of nowhere to race past Keitany, who struggled over the finish line fifth and remains stuck on three wins in the English capital, one behind Norwegian Ingrid Kristiansen's career total. (more...)
Beyoncé Rules the Desert for 2nd Weekend of Coachella Beyoncé Rules the Desert for 2nd Weekend of Coachella
- April 23, 2018

The Colombian sensation popped up for the global dance party " Mi Gente (Remix)" with the queen. Check out the new looks from her Weekend 2 set, below. Husband JAY-Z also joined his wife onstage to duet on Deja Vu, and Beyonce brought out her younger sister Solange Knowles to perform the track Get Me Bodied. (more...)
Jurors to hear testimony about drugs, sex in Cosby retrial Jurors to hear testimony about drugs, sex in Cosby retrial
- April 23, 2018

The now frail and isolated 80-year-old entertainer could spend the rest of his life behind bars if convicted of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand , 45, at his Philadelphia home in January 2004. Cosby paid Constand almost $3.4 million in 2006. They said she'd show that Constand "could not have been the unwitting victim" prosecutors have portrayed. (more...)
Two Men Arrested At Starbucks Tell Their Side Of The Story Two Men Arrested At Starbucks Tell Their Side Of The Story
- April 22, 2018

More than Java Cafe, a coffee shop owned by Tabitha Clark in Laurel, has reported a spike in business falling the Starbucks fallout. Protesters demonstrating outside a Starbucks in Philadelphia , where the police arrested two Black men who were sitting inside. (more...)
Stalker Broke Into Taylor Swift's NYC Home, Took Nap Stalker Broke Into Taylor Swift's NYC Home, Took Nap
- April 22, 2018

When officers arrived, they found a ladder up to a broken window and the man asleep in Swift's bed, police said. It was the third time this month that someone has been arrested at one of Swift's properties. In the past week alone, a man named Julius Alexander Sandrock from Colorado drove all the way to Beverly Hills in California to see the singer-songwriter. (more...)
Brie Larson Captain Marvel is in INFINITY WAR After All Brie Larson Captain Marvel is in INFINITY WAR After All
- April 21, 2018

Meanwhile, Brolin will appear in yet another sequel this year: Sicario: Day of the Soldado . Brolin was explaining that it took some convincing before he chose to play Cable , which he described as a four-movie arc for the character in the X-Men cinematic universe. (more...)
Rachel Weisz expecting first child with husband, Daniel Craig Rachel Weisz expecting first child with husband, Daniel Craig
- April 21, 2018

Earlier this month, the couple stepped out, with Weisz wearing a loose-fitting dress and cape that covered any baby bump she might have. The delighted mother told the New York Times of the news: 'I'll be showing soon. Rachel was able to hide her baby bump when she stepped out on the red carpet in NY on April 9. The gorgeous actress added a pair of silver heels and a coordinating clutch, and styled her short locks into glossy waves. (more...)
Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel awards ceremony over 'distressing recent events' Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel awards ceremony over 'distressing recent events'
- April 21, 2018

Natalie Portman has made a decision to pull out of attending an awards ceremony in Jerusalem , due to the distress from the country's recent events . Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is allegedly closely involved in the decisions of the foundation and it was rumored that he had nixed giving the 2018 award to United States supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for fear that it would annoy Donald Trump, of whom Ginsburg has been overtly critical. (more...)
Kim Kardashian: Kim Kardashian: "It's Time To Move On"
- April 20, 2018

After 12 years, Kim , 37, broke the news to her fans that she and her sisters had decided all storefronts would cease business. DASH - which launched in 2006 - has been regularly featured on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians " and was even the subject of a spin off show, " Dash Dolls ", which focused on store employees but wasn't successful. (more...)
Amy Schumer responds to backlash over her new film 'I Feel Pretty' Amy Schumer responds to backlash over her new film 'I Feel Pretty'
- April 20, 2018

This week, she gets another starring vehicle in I Feel Pretty , which plays with Schumer's persona in an interesting way. She said that viewers misunderstood the concept of the film, which is about building self-esteem instead of body shaming. (more...)
Is This The Reason Khloe Kardashian Gave Baby True Tristan Thompson's Surname? Is This The Reason Khloe Kardashian Gave Baby True Tristan Thompson's Surname?
- April 20, 2018

OK! further reports that the 33-year-old reality star has chose to give her two-timing boyfriend a second chance. Videos of the National Basketball Association star apparently making out and heading into hotels with several women emerged online last week - just days before he and Khloe Kardashian's daughter True was born. (more...)
Kanye West has two new albums coming in June Kanye West has two new albums coming in June
- April 20, 2018

Knowing Kanye , he likely doesn't want to release the title too soon because he has a tendency of changing his album titles multiple times before settling on a name. Another tweet from Cudi read, 'Ive been loyal to those who haven't been to me and that ends now. West signed Cudi to his G.O.O.D. Mr. West, you officially have the floor. (more...)
Bride-to-be joins royal in his new Commonwealth duties Bride-to-be joins royal in his new Commonwealth duties
- April 19, 2018

She paired the more casual look with a sexy pair of Tamara Melon strappy high heels (AU$610, US$495) and a AU$900 (US$700) Camilla and Marc - another Aussie brand - blazer slung over her shoulders. The couple are set to marry at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on May 19. Meghan Markle is the epitome of cool, setting her apart from past royals thanks to her edgy style and willingness to experiment with new trends. (more...)
Binance, Bitfinex and More: NY Launches Inquiry Into Crypto Exchanges Binance, Bitfinex and More: NY Launches Inquiry Into Crypto Exchanges
- April 19, 2018

While launching the Virtual Markets Integrity initiative , Schneiderman stated that a majority of cryptocurrency investors do not have access to " basic facts " about the operation of a cryptocurrency exchange . The Attorney General's Office said it launched the "fact-finding inquiry" to help investors and enforcement agencies understand the risks and practices on these platforms in light of bombshell hacks that resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in cybertheft. (more...)