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Hong Kong elite selects powerful committee

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‘PATRIOTS ONLY’ An election official takes a photo inside the convention and exhibition center in Hong Kong on Sept. 19, 2021 where the political elite began selecting a powerful committee, which will choose the city’s next leader and nearly half the city’s legislature under a new ‘patriots only’ system imposed by Beijing. AFP PHOTO Read…

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Why Billie Eilish Cried When She Rewatched Her Documentary

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"The media just like tears it away from you," said Eilish. "It's not fun right now." The conversation with Eilish, whose concert film Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles premiered on Disney+ in early September and whose documentary Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry was released on Apple TV+ earlier this year, then shifted over to…

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Laika Heads to Wildwood for Its Next Stop-Motion Movie

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One of Carson Ellis’ lovely illustrations from the Wildwood series.Image: HarperCollinsLaika, the maker of fine stop-motion animated movies such as Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings, has announced its newest project: an adaptation of Wildwood, the 2011 YA novel by Colin Meloy, singer/songwriter of the indie rock band the Decemberists, and illustrated by his…

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Beto O’Rourke plans Texas comeback in governor’s race

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Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke is preparing to run for governor of Texas in 2022, with an announcement expected later this year, Texas political operatives tell Axios.Why it matters: O'Rourke's entry would give Democrats a high-profile candidate with a national fundraising network to challenge Republican Gov. Greg Abbott — and give O’Rourke, a former three-term congressman…

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Adele Goes Instagram Official With New Boyfriend Rich Paul

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Paul is the co-founder and CEO of Klutch Sports and head of UTA Sports, where he represents numerous professional athletes, including basketball star LeBron James. In mid-July, Adele and Paul were photographed together during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, where the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns. Since then they've been spotted at several…

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Hispanic Heritage Month: From Jenni Rivera to Gustavo Cerati, 14 Latin Music Icons & Their Cultural Relevance Today

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ANTONIO AGUILAR Born in Zacatecas, Mexico, Antonio Aguilar was not only known for singing with mariachi. He often recorded songs with tamborazo -- which is similar to banda -- which originated in Aguilar’s native Zacatecas. His Antonio Aguilar Con Tambora albums are an homage to the style, featuring classics such as “Un Puño de Tierra,”…

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Nigeria: Court Orders DSS to Pay N20 Billion to Igboho

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An Oyo state High Court has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to pay N20 billion to self-acclaimed Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. Justice Ladiran Akintola gave the order in a suit filed by Igboho, who is currently in detention in neighbouring Benin Republic. The judge also dismissed application…

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Twitch & Music Publishers Nearing Licensing Deal

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Amazon-owned Twitch has operated under the DMCA for years without backlash, but ever since the pandemic turned the music industry’s attention to Twitch for livestreaming concerts, spurring huge growth for the platform, music trade organizations like the NMPA and RIAA have accused Twitch of taking advantage of the DMCA to avoid paying for music --…

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Angola: World Bank Grants U.S.$150 Million Credit to Angola

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Luanda — The Angolan government and the World Bank (WB) signed this Thursday in Luanda, a financing agreement valued at US$150 million, to facilitate the purchase of vaccines, as part of the covid-19 prevention process. On the occasion, the minister of Finance, Vera Daves, highlighted the partnership between the Government of Angola and the WB,…

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Vincenzo Bocciarelli will introduce the Final of the International Sacred Music Competition 2021 on September 18th

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    MIAMI, FL, September 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- From 15 to 18 September, Rome will host the live stages of the International Sacred Music Competition. 2021, the only world championship of the solo repertoire of sacred music in which 75 opera singers of 37 different nationalities will participate, selected from the nearly 100 members of the…

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SpotemGottem Shot in Florida Drive-By: Report

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The shooting took place around 3 a.m. ET in Florida, TMZ reports. The vehicle in which Harden was seated was allegedly shot at least 22 times on the driver's side, per the outlet. SpotemGottem was in the passenger's seat at the time of the shooting, his manager Dee Phatboy told TMZ. SpotemGottem reportedly suffered gunshot wounds to…

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G-Eazy & Demi Lovato Confront Their Most Harrowing Headlines in ‘Breakdown’ Video

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G-Eazy and Demi Lovato face their personal demons and go through a parallel "Breakdown" for their latest collaboration. The Daniel CZ-directed music video first captures G-Eazy and Lovato coming face-to-face with the headlines they've made over the years, from Lovato's 2018 heroin overdose to G-Eazy's 2018 arrest on charges of assault, drug possession and resisting arrest at a…

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Uganda: Activists Start Campaign to Regulate Processed Fats

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Health activists under their umbrella, Uganda National Health Consumers' Organisation, (UNHCO) Thursday started a campaign "to get the country on track to regulate and replace the use and consumption of industrially-processed fats also known as trans-fats." The campaign is in line with directives set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fat/oils from…

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