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Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

FILE - This May 18, 2013 file photo shows Hannah Hooper, left, and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove performing as part of Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Grouplove's, ?Ways to Go,? was the most viral track on Spotify, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP, file)The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV VMAs

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, U.S. gymnasts, from left, Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman hold their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the artistic gymnastics women's team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MTV said Thursday, Aug. 25, that Biles, Raisman, Douglas, Hernandez and Kocian along with swimmer Michael Phelps, will present awards at Sunday?s MTV Video Music Awards in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)NEW YORK (AP) ? Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards.

Review: Streisand's new album with Hollywood stars is uneven

This CD cover image released by Sony shows, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway," an album of duets by Barbra Streisand. (Sony via AP)Barbra Streisand, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" (Columbia)

Florida shock jock's lawyers permanently disbarred
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) ? The Florida Supreme Court has permanently disbarred two lawyers accused of orchestrating the arrest of a rival attorney.
Herb Alpert endows LA City College music education
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College.
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Free Paperback Book Offers Expert Advice on Tax-Free retirement
A recent study announced in USA Today shows less than half of American households are financially prepared for retirement. Other studies show less than 10 percent can maintain their current standard of living in retirement.
Cincinnati Online Reputation Marketing Videos Specialist Firm Services Announced
Local Buzz Connect announced an expansion of its professional review branding commercials service using professional and proven video production and syndication techniques to help businesses promote a 5 star reputation online and be recognized and remembered by its audience as a leader in their market.
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Maple Holistics has announced the release of their new Orange Essential Oil, available for purchase now at MapleHolistics.com. Packed with vitamins and nutrients, the Orange Essential Oil is used for skin, hair, and health.
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Viridis Products double ended brushes, purpose made for the task of easily cleaning aquariums has just been released.
Jump Rope For Sports Athletes & Fitness Beginners Site Launched
Sports professionals, fitness enthusiasts and new comers to exercise now have the jump rope ProBox by EMVA Sports available to them, with the launch of EMVA's new site and online store dedicated to the jump rope.
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Chemical Free Pest Repellent Devices Indoor & Outdoor Store Launched
Home Shielders, a provider of ultrasonic pest devices, has launched an online store for its indoor and outdoor pest control products, to help Americans tackle pest infestation in their homes.
Sacramento Lender Home Buying Golden Bay Mortgage Group Service Launched
A new expert Sacramento mortgage company has launched, called the Golden Bay Mortgage Group. It offers a wide range of home buying loans and services to help people get their dream home.
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Iran vessels make 'high speed intercept' of U.S. ship: U.S. official

US-USA-IRAN-MILITARYBy Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) vessels "harassed" a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said, amid Washington's concerns about Iran's posture in the Gulf and in the Syrian civil war. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday that two of the Iranian vessels came within 300 yards of the USS Nitze in an incident that was "unsafe and unprofessional." The vessels harassed the destroyer by "conducting a high speed intercept and closing within a short distance of Nitze, despite repeated warnings," the official said.

Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, demands Kurdish fighters retreat

Turkish army tanks and Turkish-backed Syrian fighters make their way in the Syrian border town of Jarablus as it is pictured from the Turkish town of KarkamisBy Humeyra Pamuk and Umit Bektas KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey sent more tanks into northern Syria on Thursday and demanded Kurdish militia fighters retreat within a week as it seeks to secure the border region and drive back Islamic State with its first major incursion into its neighbor. Syrian rebels backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and warplanes on Wednesday entered Jarablus, one of Islamic State's last strongholds on the Turkish-Syrian border. Some of the blasts were triggered as Turkish security forces cleared mines and booby traps left by retreating Islamic State militants, according to Nuh Kocaaslan, the mayor of Karkamis, which sits just across the border from Jarablus.

Italy quake toll hits 250 as rescuers search flattened towns

Dust is seen coming out from falling rubble following an aftershock in AmatriceBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy climbed to at least 250 on Thursday and could rise further with rescue teams working for a second day to try to find survivors under the rubble of flattened towns. The 6.2 magnitude quake struck a cluster of mountain communities 140 km (85 miles) east of Rome early on Wednesday as people slept, destroying hundreds of homes. "People like myself have lost everything, but at the same time the fact that we have survived means we have to move forward one minute at a time," said Alessandra Cioni, 45, who managed to crawl out of her crumpled house after the quake.

Peace much cheaper than war, Colombia tells critics of FARC deal

People celebrate after Colombia's government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels reached a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a five-decade war, in Bogota, ColombiaBy Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's government peace negotiators hit back on Thursday at critics of a deal to end half a century of war with leftist FARC guerrillas, saying the cost of bringing the rebel fighters into society was much lower than spending on the conflict. The government and the FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, said on Wednesday that they had reached an agreement that effectively ends a 52-year conflict that led to the deaths of more than 220,000 people and left millions displaced. Opponents of the deal, led by former President Alvaro Uribe, say it gives rebels amnesty for too many crimes and is unfair to law-abiding citizens because it calls for subsidizing fighters as they leave jungle and mountain hideouts to look for work.

Kerry calls for unity government in Yemen to end war

Saudi King Salman meets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in JeddahBy Lesley Wroughton JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he had agreed in talks with Gulf Arab states and the United Nations in Saudi Arabia on a plan to restart peace talks Yemen with a goal of forming a unity government. U.N.-sponsored negotiations to end 18 months of fighting in the impoverished country on Saudi Arabia's southern border collapsed this month and the dominant Iran-allied Houthi movement there resumed shelling attacks into the kingdom. Speaking at a press conference with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir in the Saudi city of Jeddah, Kerry said the conflict in which the kingdom has launched thousands of air strikes in favor of the exiled government had gone on too long and needed to end.

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Italy earthquake: Aftershocks hamper rescue efforts
Hundreds of aftershocks rock areas of central Italy devastated by an earthquake that left at least 250 people dead, hampering rescuers.
US election: Trump calls Hillary Clinton a 'bigot'
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump accuses Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" in his latest appeal to minority voters.
WhatsApp users to receive adverts
WhatsApp changes its privacy policy so that businesses can send messages to people using the service.
France 'burkini ban': Court to decide on beach fines
A top French court is being asked to overturn bans imposed by almost 30 towns and cities on women wearing full-body swimsuits or "burkinis".
Turkey warns Syrian Kurds to withdraw east of Euphrates
Turkey threatens further intervention in northern Syria unless Kurdish-led forces withdraw east of the River Euphrates within a week.
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