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Spotify surpasses 40 million paying subscribers

A Spotify spokesperson confirmed the figures to Complex. News of the new milestone came via a tweet from Spotify CEO Daniel Ek , who noted cheekily yesterday that "40 is the new 30". Spotify announced that they have reached 40 million subscribers, putting them far ahead of Apple Music which now has 17 million subscribers. It's hoping that live video of sports and other events will help stimulate more interest in its service.

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Spotify Is Outpacing Apple Music's User Growth

By crossing the 40 million threshold, Spotify confirms its position as market leader in an increasingly crowded music-streaming market. Spotify's claim of 40 million paid subscribers does not, however, mean that 40 million people are paying Spotify $9.99 or the local currency equivalent every month.

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Terrance Williams gives his best explanation for making a bad decison

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (41) breaks up a pass attempt in the end zone intended for Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant (88) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday Sept. Dallas and Washington may have faltered in their opening games, but now they have a shot at evening their record. State paid for a billboard in Dallas to support Prescott , but the rookie couldn't produce a win.

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Cowboys, Dez Bryant not lamenting limited opportunities

On balls over 20 yards, he completed just 2 of 10 passes. I look forward to seeing what Prescott does next week in the game for the Cowboys. The story of the Giants 2015 season was their inability to keep a fourth quarter lead, and here it was happening all over again.

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Bridget Jones' Baby is a nappy end to single life

As you probably know from the previews, the movie's premise is this: A 43-year-old Bridget Jones , very single at the time, has gotten knocked up by either her ex Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) or American billionaire Jack Qwant (Patrick Dempsey).

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Win Nu Metro Movie Tickets: Bridget Jones's Baby

It's been 15 years since the hugely enjoyable Bridget Jones' Diary first appeared in the cinema and, although it took three years to generate a sequel, the truly bad Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, the gap between film numbers two and three is only surprising when you consider that they bothered to make it at all after that disastrously unfunny follow-up.

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McCartney, Starr reunite on blue carpet for Beatles documentary

Ringo Starr and Sir Paul McCartney brought a little Beatlemania to London's Leicester Square for the debut of The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years, directed by Oscar victor Ron Howard . "You can only do that for so long". For my generation (GenX), they're the nursery rhymes that our older babysitters used to help lull us to sleep. It remains the band's high water-mark for me, and is in constant contention with The Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" for my favorite pop record ever.

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Ole Miss vs Florida State: Halftime Highlights

That was short-lived as freshman QB Francois threw a three-and-out after. Some critical passes floated high, some fell short, and the fourth-ranked Seminoles trailed No. Florida State running back Dalvin Cook has been talked about as a pre-season Heisman candidate due to what he can do on the ground running the ball, not necessarily his ability to catch the ball.

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The Real Reason Everyone Thinks Cheryl Cole Is Pregnant

Fans noted her "fuller cheeks" and "healthy glow". Liam's official profile now includes the words: " the luckiest man in the world ", leading many fans to speculate further that me may have received some exciting news... "I can't picture my baby having a baby right now, but imagine how cute he'll be". " Cheryl has a stash of pregnancy and motherhood books she's always reading", the source added'.

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Arrow Season 5: Diggle Will Have To Adjust To Oliver's New Friends

In many ways, season 5 of Arrow will be a return to basics, including a stronger focus on Oliver himself and the myriad of ways his past and present actions have affected his teammates and the city as a whole. "With Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) guiding him from the bunker, Oliver is forced to deal with a city that has become overrun with both criminals and a slew of new (and painfully inexperienced) vigilantes", The CW teased.

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Sign up this week for Cub Scouts on September 14

The event will be held in Greater Ottumwa Park at the tepee and is open to boys in 1st through 5th grade. The Lion Cubs program is created to be an introduction to Cub Scouting for kindergarteners, Botsch said. The den will attend two to three meetings of the full pack during the course of the year. The Lion badge is earned by completing five adventures. "We're looking forward to getting it up and running".

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Bioshock: The Collection launch trailer

Irrational Games released the first BioShock game in 2007 and has been considered a great opening for the BioShock franchise. By collecting these Golden Reels, players can watch almost two hours of director's commentary, featuring Ken Levine, creative director on BioShock and BioShock Infinite and Shawn Robertson, animation lead on BioShock and animation director on BioShock Infinite .

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Whenever I'm out of my studio, I get nervous: Jimmy Kimmel

It's great for us and great for the shows that were singled out and we're thrilled about it", Nick Grad, FX's president of original programming, told AFP . The show has been so successful that in every season since its 2012 inception, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has also won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy.

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Trooper injured in crash that killed Millsboro man released from hospital

A family dog in the vehicle was also killed. Police say alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor. SR1 southbound, which is now re-opened, was closed at Exit 104 for four hours while the crash was investigated and cleared. The State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit will assume the investigation. The state trooper has been airlifted from the scene to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Fournier said.

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Watch Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong In His First Lead Comedy Role

Armstrong makes his leading role debut in Ordinary World , with a new trailer hitting today introducing us to a very different Billie Joe . Armstrong plays Perry, a former rocker-turned-family man who is on the brink of a mid-life crisis on the eve of his 40th birthday.

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'Blair Witch' is an Unnecessary Rehash that Takes Us in Circles

Does the Blair Witch have nothing better to do than play pranks on teenagers? The cast of " Blair Witch " seem to be split between over-the-top or completely unemotional. The film , produced by Lionsgate, is slated for a September 16 , 2016, release. The movie is all out now and is running amazingly at the box office while marking the fantastic success of trailer and movie with it too.

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PS4 4.00 Adds HDR, Quick Menu Music, PS4 Pro 1080p Streaming

Elsewhere, Sony has simplified the Quick Menu so as not to obscure so much of the screen while mid-game. The next major system software update for the PS4, Update 4.0, will be released tomorrow, and Sony details some of the new features gamers can expect.

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'Bridget Jones' sequel keeps the laughs going

Zellweger, who has dated musician Doyle Bramhall II since 2012, says she now lives a more balanced, happy life. One notable absence, however, is Hugh Grant who plays Daniel Cleaver in the 2000 original Bridget Jones's Diary and its sequel The Edge of Reason , released in 2004.

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Ivanka Trump abruptly ends Cosmo interview due to 'negativity'

Trump said with a laugh. "It's surprising to see this policy from him today", the Cosmopolitan reporter said. Trump also argued that the interviewer was claiming Donald Trump had made these comments, but the interviewer did not have any proof of the comments and Ivanka had no way of knowing if these comments were actually made by Donald Trump .

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War on drugs an epic fail: Jay Z

Crabapple, an activist, illustrated and produced the video in collaboration with Revolve Impact and the Drug Policy Alliance who are fighting to end the war on drugs. The 45-year-old asks, "Why are white men poised to get rich doing the same thing African-Americans have been going to prison for?" For years people have struggled to understand the topic of mass incarceration of African Americans, especially since they make up around 13 percent of the US population, yet are 31 percent of those ...

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Campaign, not Trump, says Obama was born in the US

Years after Trump began fanning the flames of accusations that Obama lied about his Hawaii birthplace, the Republican presidential nominee officially reversed himself. " President Obama was born in the United States". Trump has not publicly expressed that sentiment himself. Mr Trump has recovered lost ground against Mrs Clinton in recent opinion polls after revamping his campaign staff in August and taking steps to give a more polished performance on the campaign trail.

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Trump says Obama was born in the US, 'period'

Clinton's drop in lead over Trump is also reflected on RealClearPolitics, which monitors top national polls . Obama took the unprecedented step of releasing his long form birth certificate in 2011, amid persistent questions from Trump.

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Autopsy findings on boy shot by cop not released

Nine-year police veteran Bryan Mason shot King on Wednesday night after a "confrontation" following an armed robbery east of Downtown. Mason is on administrative leave as the shooting is investigated. In the safest big city in America, we have a 13 year old dead in our city. "Our officers carry a gun that looks practically identical to this weapon found at the scene of the shooting".

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Americans say 'it's time' to break through at World Cup

Jonathan Toews likes just about everything about the World Cup of Hockey. The U.S. has won an global tournament. No longer under IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) rules, all games will be played in Toronto under NHL rules, and the tournament will now be run by the NHL and NHLPA.

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Bridget Jones returns for more romantic entanglements

However, if you're sitting on the fence, wondering if another sequel is worth the price of a ticket, read on to see what our two editors, Alexandra Heilbron and Marriska Fernandes, thought of it. "[I was under] self-imposed pressure because so many people love this character and I don't want to do a disservice to her and misrepresent it in some way", she said.

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Philly cop and university officer shot; both stable

Friday in the area of 50th and Sansom streets. According to Dave Schratwieser, the UPenn officer is a retired Philadelphia Police officer. She is identified as Sergeant Sylvia Young. Saturday, 6ABC reported . Sources say the male officer was shot in the hand and that the woman was shot several times directly into her vest while sitting in her patrol vehicle.

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Reversing course, Trump admits Obama was born in the US

At an event at the new Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., Trump blamed Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for first raising the issue of Obama's birthplace, although that claim has been debunked by independent fact checkers. He attempted to do that at the end of a promotional event at his new Washington hotel, with veterans who support him. But Trump did not apologize to President Obama.

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Oklahoma game has playoff implications

Major TV deals being unheard of at the time, college football fans only got to enjoy one or two great games on any given weekend. The Buckeyes are a deeper, faster, and more athletic team than they were a year ago, and that's saying something.

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Mel Gibson's girlfriend pregnant with star's 9th child

Gibson welcomed his youngest child, Lucia , back in 2009 with his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva . Red carpet for the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes International Film festival on May 22, 2016 . Ross makes her living as a champion equestrian vaulter , which a sport that requires participants to dance and perform gymnastic routines on horseback.

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Giants' high-priced defense needs to slow down Saints' Brees

Because at some point they're going to take their shots, and they're going to get frustrated. Being a team that has a lot of new guys, we feel like it's such a new year and there is such a separation between this team and the teams in the past couple years.

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Shazier practices, says he plans to play Sunday against Bengals

The Steelers made a decision to go for it on 4th and 1 at the 30-yard line opting out of what could have been an easy field goal by kicker Chris Boswell . running the football. "That was my message to the guys (on Sunday night) in the offensive meeting", Roethlisberger said. "I think people thought, 'What are you going to do without Martavis (Bryant)?" You're going against one of the best guys in the league.

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Skepta wins 2016 Mercury Prize with his album Konnichiwa

The victor will receive a £25,000 prize at the ceremony in the Eventim Apollo, London , which is being broadcast on BBC Four and BBC Radio 6 Music. "I've been trying to do this music stuff and work it out for so long.", he said during his Mercury acceptance speech .

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N Korea ready for another nuclear test, says South

The USFK official, speaking to Reuters, however, declined to name the bomber's type or the size of the fleet. An underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile is pictured in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016.

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Donald Trump calls Flint pastor who interrupted him a "nervous mess"

After cutting off Donald Trump during his speech at a church in Flint, Michigan, Rev. Faith Green Timmons stood by her decision on Wednesday as she spoke with the press. "His recent target? A minister in Flint who respectfully asked him not to just her pulpit to advocate ... he called her a nervous mess", Clinton said.

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Trump finally admits President Obama was born in the US

But the issue isn't likely to die down any time soon - especially as Trump continues to falsely blame Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for starting the "birtherism" controversy. Trump's campaign spokesman, trying to calm the waters, said overnight that the Republican candidate now believes Obama was born in the US - though Trump has been urged by Democrats to say so himself.


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