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Spotify crosses 140 million monthly active user mark

The Sweden-based music streaming service announced that it has 140 million tune consumers. The 140m milestone comes nearly exactly a year after Spotify reached 100 million active users . And this is also why small revenues can spell a lot of trouble for the company. "But people familiar with the company confirm it is talking about two deals it has recently signed with Universal Music Group ...

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Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

A statement by Russia's defence ministry published by the state-funded Sputnik news agency said 30 IS commanders and up to 300 soldiers were at the Raqqa meeting. Both the Pentagon and officials with the USA -led coalition battling ISIS said they was unable to confirm the report. The U.S. State Department has offered a $25 million reward for information leading to his arrest.

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A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

Doors opened at 5:30 p.m. and the first pitch was at 7:05 p.m., but sponsors lined up outside the ballpark to get everything set up. Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago .

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Putin claims he never had strong connection with Michael Flynn

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Moscow interfered in last year's U.S. presidential election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favor. Putin asked. "We didn't have any relationship at all". "There was a time when he used to come to Moscow", he continued. And then afterward I was told, 'You know there was an American gentleman.

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British PM calls for public inquiry as fire death toll reaches 17

The growing number of questions being raised is seeing grief and disbelief turn to anger. Fire safety engineers were stunned at the pace with which flames tore through the 120-apartment Grenfell Tower in the early hours of Wednesday when most of the 600 residents were asleep.

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CBI records Sisodia's statement in Talk to AK program scam

Contrary to reports of a raid and search being conducted, the CBI clarified that the goal of the visit to his residence was only to seek clarification from him. He said on Twitter that after this, Kejriwal will blame the Modi government for this. "There is no raid or search at the premises of Sisodia". The Delhi government and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party have hit out at the CBI for questioning Sisodia in the case.

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Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title

As much as he would like to focus on his team's victory parade Thursday, Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr has had to deal with a few things since the team won the National Basketball Association championship Monday night. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant said. "It's easier said than done obviously, but that's the goal". Sheldon Glasgow, who has been living in Oakland for 10 years, said he wasn't angry the Warriors were moving.

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Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

The bullet fractured bones and caused internal organ injuries. More than 18,000 tickets had already been sold a couple of hours before the start of this year's game. That game is set to take place Thursday evening at the Nationals Ballpark in Washington . A former congressional aide was hospitalized. "It's been much more hard than people even thought at the time", Trump said on Thursday morning.

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After winning a Tony, Bette Midler offers tearful thanks to Hawaii teachers

Cynthia Nixon won Best Featured Actress In A Play for her work in a revival of The Little Foxes . Luckily, they did win Best Song and Best Score. So, when the usual "get off the stage music" began during the middle of her speech, Midler was quick to remind Broadway that the music stops for her .

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Wallenda discusses hanging by her teeth over Niagara Falls

She dangled from her knees, her hands, her toes and, just like Nik did in 2011, only her teeth. Erendira also hoped to break her husband's record of hanging by his teeth at 200 feet. "It must have been such a rush for her to be up there", said Melissa Babiarz, from Buffalo. "She's a ballerina in the air", he said Wednesday. "I never stopped dreaming and thinking of things that I could do", she said.

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Salman Khan's Tubelight BEATS Baahubali 2, here's how!

Baahubali 2 was the film that launched multiple records. It had 1100 screens in USA, 180 in Canada. Salman Khan is all set to storm theatre with his latest Eid offering. Also, as the number of screens it is releasing on is huge, the film is definitely expected to bring in high box office collections. It will also be released in over 50 countries at the same time.so the worldwide revenue for Tubelight is expected to be really high.

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McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

On TV, the match is likely to exceed the record-setting 4.6 million PPV purchases for Mayweather-Pacquiao. Add to that the astronomical figures that McGregor will inevitably bank with the highly watched affair, and, despite McGregor's early plans, and White won't make any promises on the champ's behalf.

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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs caught after year on lam

Jeffs' attorney later came up with an unusual explanation for the religious leader's disappearance, arguing in court documents Jeffs may have been raptured . After his brother's imprisonment, Lyle Jeffs became acting leader of the FLDS sect, a radical offshoot of Mormonism that began splintering from the mainstream church more than a century ago.

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At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict

After spending over 40-hours in the deliberation room, jurors are asked to return to the hotel and get some rest before returning another deadlock. While many in the courthouse have been speculating about the jury's progress, it has been couched under a thick veil of confidentiality - the jurors have been warned against talking to the media while judicial officials refused to tell The New York Times whether they are able to have a computer over the course of their sequester.

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Jeremy Corbyn to introduce Run The Jewels at Glastonbury

MC Killer Mike, one of the hip-hop duo's founders, went out on the stump with Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic Party presidential race. Eavis said he agreed with Mr Corbyn's views on nuclear disarmament, telling the newspaper: "He really believes in it, like I do".

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Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

The gunman who was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, was shot by police and later died. According to a hospital statement , Wednesday, the bullet had fractured bones in his hip and torn through internal organ, and Scalise, had been receiving multiple units of blood transfusion.

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Tyson Foods lobbyist shot in chest during Virginia baseball shooting

Mika's family added that "baseball is one of his great passions". Family members of Matt Mika say the MI native suffered multiple gunshot wounds and remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition after surgery. Mika previously was a senior legislative assistant for for U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg , R-Mich. Mika was injured alongside House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , congressional staffer Zachary Barth, and several members on Scalise's security team.

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Lorde's onion ring secret revealed

According to one audience member, during the interview, she'll reveal that - gasp - she did indeed run the secret Instagram account discovered by one intrepid reporter this week. So far, Lorde has stayed quiet about the onion ring revelation. "I naively didn't realize that it would be a thing that I was going to different places and trying the onion rings at each of those places", adding, "I think they're underrated as well".

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Cosby Jurors End Dramatic Day 4 of Deliberations With No Verdict

After thirty hours of deliberations and investigating, the jurors at the sexual assault trial said today, on Thursday, they are deadlocked and can not come to a consensus on the case. In closing statements, the prosecution portrayed the actor as a sexual predator who deliberately drugged Constand , who is Canadian, so she would be unable to resist his advances at his Philadelphia home.

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Julie Andrews Will Not Be A Part Of 'Mary Poppins Returns'

But Emily is the ideal person to carry the torch, and I know Julie feels the exact same way. With award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep joining Blunt, not to mention original #MaryPoppins star Dick Van Dyke making a cameo , the sequel could prove to be as entertaining as the original.

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Mueller expands probe to include Trump in obstruction of justice

Titled "This story is just another examples [sic] of more illegal leaks coming out of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the investigative process", the section states that "members of the investigative teams are trying to undermine the president ".

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Donald Trump 'to end Obama's Cuba appeasement'

According to the New York Times , members of his administration had urged him in vain not to sacrifice the security and economic benefits enjoyed since Mr Obama's change of U.S. His aides contend that Obama's easing of USA restrictions amounted to "appeasement" and has done nothing to advance political freedoms in Cuba, while benefiting the Cuban government financially.

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Andrea Constand testifies in Bill Cosby trial

Constand acknowledged that she had initially told police that the incident had occurred in mid-March, while during her testimony Tuesday, she said it had happened sometime in approximately January 2004. At this point, Constand claims she "lost consciousness again", waking around 4AM, at which point Cosby offered her "a muffin and tea". Cosby then penetrated her with his hand and also placed her hand on his penis and moved it back and forth, she said.

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Gal Gadot was five months pregnant during shooting of 'Wonder Woman'

Hulk depicter Mark Ruffalo cheered on the movie, while " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 " director James Gunn sent "many congrats" to " Wonder Woman " helmer Patty Jenkins . Director Patty Jenkins took the record from Sam Taylor-Johnson for 2015's " Fifty Shades of Grey ". We're not saying DC's films so far haven't gotten their characters right, we're saying Wonder Woman left little room for argument, presenting a definitive version of the character.

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US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting of Republican Steve Scalise

The charity game, pitting Republican lawmakers against their Democratic colleagues, was set to proceed as scheduled at 7:05pm on Thursday at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team , with thousands of spectators expected in the stands.

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Gwyneth Paltrow: 'I am more focused on Goop than acting'

But please note that at her recent Goop wellness summit , she drew the line at leech facials, saying, "I thought I was bat***t insane", over the practice endorsed by model Miranda Kerr. I'm also the face of the brand in a lot of ways, although I always looking for ways to build the brand without my image. In addition to being an award-winning actress, Paltrow is founder and CEO of Goop , a health and beauty lifestyle brand that she launched in 2008 as a simple newsletter run out of her ...

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Ariel Winter and Boyfriend Get Matching Tattoos: Details!

A few weeks ago, the actress posted a photo of her and her boyfriend with the caption, "When your bf gets you matching jackets with your nicknames on them because you were having a sad day". The actress and her boo, who began dating in November 2016 , seem to be a ideal match for each other. The pair aren't shy about PDA when they walk red carpets together, and now, they're putting their love on display in a whole new way.

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Bat-Signal at LA City Hall honors Adam West

Garcetti encouraged fans to turn up in batman costumes promising that they will witness special 'bat guests'. He said he was excited to switch on the Bat-Signal, admitting he felt the urge to call on Batman's support weekly. Viewers last heard Adam West on Family Guy in the "Dearly Deported" episode that aired in May. "Describing him as "irreplaceable", he said " 'Family Guy " has lost its mayor, and I have lost a friend".

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Cosby trial: Jury back deliberating after deadlock

Judge O'Neill sent the jurors back to continue deliberating. In closing statements, the prosecution portrayed the actor as a sexual predator who deliberately drugged Constand , who is Canadian, so she would be unable to resist his advances at his Philadelphia home.

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New stills and behind-the-scenes images from Spider-Man: Homecoming

There has been some question of how long he'll stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, though. Marvel Studios doesn't just make standalones, they make franchises, so the news that a Spider-Man trilogy is being planned isn't too shocking-although there are still a number of major issues up in the air.

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Cosby jury to return on Friday to try to break deadlock

O'Neill instructed the jury to return to deliberations, reminding them: "Each of you has the duty to consult with each other to reach a conclusion if it can be reached without violence to your personal judgment". It ended with: "ALWAYS FOLLOW THROUGH". Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt says the deadlock shows that Cosby is not guilty of the crime, but is not a total win for Cosby.

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Fifty Shades Of Grey director has 'zero interest' in watching the films

Awkward: Speaking to Porter magazine in 2015, Sam relayed her struggles with James and claimed: 'It was hard, I'm not going to lie. "I have literally zero interest", she says. Her " Fifty Shades " isn't even in the same galaxy as Clint Eastwood's heroic film of "The Bridges of Madison County", aka the second worst book ever published, but what is? A Fifty Shades Freed account on Facebook has released a teaser for the movie, which is set for release next year.

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Donald Trump blasts obstruction of justice probe reports as 'phony'

After meeting with Mueller in a classified session, the leaders of the Senate panel indicated that their inquiry would steer clear of obstruction of justice to focus instead on Russian Federation meddling in the elections - and whether there was any Trump campaign collusion with officials tied to the Kremlin.

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Pilot seriously burned after blimp crashes at US Open

McIlroy said Tuesday players should "pack their bags" if they can't hit the 60-yard fairways. "Even seven back going into the weekend is okay; I know the course is going to play harder then". "I just need to make more putts here". For most others, like Henrik Stenson, it was being careless off the tee and facing the rigorous test of recovering.

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SP says UP CM has failed to fulfil people's expectations

The Uttar Pradesh government today claimed that it has made almost 63 per cent roads in the state pothole-free and termed it as a record of sorts which the opposition parties dismissed as "mere eyewash". BSP chief Mayawati today trashed as a "political drama" the lunch Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had with around 500 Dalits in Gorakhpur , and said it will neither change the face of the saffron party nor benefit the underprivileged.


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