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Living the Highlife: the global party scene taking world music into the future – The Guardian

Friday, November 06, 2015

If a DJ can play Chicago house next to Detroit techno or German electro without anyone missing a beat, then why shouldn’t they also drop some Angolan kuduro, Brazilian baile funk or South African kwaito into the mix? That’s the philosophy behind the crossover dance scene spearheaded by Highlife, a club with more passport stamps than David Attenborough’s cameraman. Five years since its first night at Glasgow’s Stereo, the club’s…

GOP candidate line-up announced for Fox Business Network/WSJ debate – Fox News

Friday, November 06, 2015

Fox Business Network on Thursday announced the candidate line-up for the Nov. 10 Republican presidential debates. The candidates qualifying for the prime-time, 9 p.m. ET debate are: Billionaire businessman Donald Trump; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; former HP CEO Carly Fiorina; Ohio Gov. John Kasich; and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul. The candidates qualifying for the earlier, 7 p.m….

Man nearly wrongly arrested over death of Fox Lake officer – CNN

Friday, November 06, 2015

Description, manhunt The veteran officer was found fatally shot on September 1. His death sparked a massive manhunt because just before the shooting, he had radioed that he was chasing suspects into a wooded area. At the time, he described three possible suspects. Corso told the affiliate the officer described him and his two friends — one who has dreadlocks and a second one who is Hispanic. “I’m out near…

Inside job? UK investigators believe bomb in cargo hold brought down Russian jet – Fox News

Friday, November 06, 2015

British investigators examining the deadly crash of a Russian passenger jet in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula last weekend believe that the plane was brought down by a bomb placed in the cargo hold, according to reports by Sky News, the BBC and The Daily Telegraph. The BBC reported that while officials in London have not completely ruled out the possibility that Metrojet 9268 crashed due to a technical fault, they now…

Meeting With Taiwan Reflects Limits of China’s Checkbook – New York Times

Friday, November 06, 2015

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First President George Bush Swings at Son’s Aides, Rattling Clan – New York Times

Friday, November 06, 2015

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Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee, in Blow to Their Campaigns, Are Cut From … – New York Times

Friday, November 06, 2015

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Colleagues Accused Crooked Cop Who Killed Himself of Years of Misconduct: Records – NBCNews.com

Friday, November 06, 2015

Joseph Gliniewicz — the Illinois cop who committed suicide and tried to make it look like a heroic death in the line of duty — clashed for years with many of his own colleagues, who accused him of extraordinary misbehavior on and off the job, according to his personnel records. Gliniewicz, 52, killed himself Sept. 1 and staged the scene to look as though he was killed by someone else,…

Chicago Police: 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was targeted in gang shooting – CNN

Friday, November 06, 2015

“Tyshawn’s father has ties to a certain gang that is in conflict with another gang,” McCarthy said. The father, Pierre Stokes, is not cooperating with police. He told the Chicago Tribune earlier this week that he thought his son’s shooting was deliberate. “If it wasn’t a target, he wouldn’t have got hit so many times in the back and the face,” said Stokes. “I think he was targeted.” The Chicago…

Exxon Probed by New York in Toughest U.S. Climate Crackdown Yet – Bloomberg

Friday, November 06, 2015

New York’s decision to probe climate change disclosures by Exxon Mobil Corp. marks the most aggressive state action yet on the financial effects of burning fossil fuels. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena to the company on Wednesday seeking a lengthy list of documents and disclosures, including communications with trade associations and industry groups, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be…

Bomb Is ‘Possibility’ in Loss of Russian Jet Over Egypt, Obama Says – New York Times

Friday, November 06, 2015

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Fox Lake Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz Tried to ‘Put a Hit’ on Administrator: Police – NBCNews.com

Friday, November 06, 2015

Joseph Gliniewicz, the Fox Lake, Illinois, police lieutenant who killed himself in what authorities called a “carefully staged suicide,” tried to have a hit man kill a village administrator who he feared would discover his crimes, investigators said Thursday. Gliniewicz sent a text message asking a woman to contact a “high ranking gang member to put a hit on the village manager,” Lake County sheriff’s Detective Chris Covelli told NBC…

The Short List: Abducted boy solves his own mystery; the sun’s weird effect on … – USA TODAY

Friday, November 06, 2015

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US unions, lawmakers vow scrutiny of Pacific trade pact – Reuters

Friday, November 06, 2015

WASHINGTON/SYDNEY U.S. unions, lawmakers and interest groups questioned the long-awaited text of a landmark Pacific trade deal on Thursday, setting up a potentially difficult path to ratification by the United States, the biggest of the 12 partners. Arguments over the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, aimed at cutting taxes and tariffs on commerce in 40 percent of the world’s economy, are set to focus on transparency and how the pact affects workers…

Authorities cite personal vendetta in UC Merced stabbings – CNN

Friday, November 06, 2015

“At this point, it would be irresponsible to draw such conclusions based solely on the ethnicity of the suspect,” Leland said, without specifically identifying Mohammad’s ethnicity. What was in his backpack Twenty FBI agents assisted local authorities in the investigation into why Mohammad stabbed two students, one staff member, and a construction worker shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday as classes began, said Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke. “During the course…

New book spells more family drama for Jeb Bush – Washington Post

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush, right, and his brother, then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, tell a few jokes as their parents, former president George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush, are shown on a video screen behind them during a birthday gala for the parents on June 10, 1999, in Houston. (David J. Phillip/Associated Press) A former president is rarely publicly critical of another former president — especially by way of a…

Obama’s far-reaching trade deal would lower tariffs on meat, cars and dairy – Washington Post

Thursday, November 05, 2015

The Obama administration says an expansive 12-nation Pacific Rim trade pact released Thursday would rewrite the rules of trade and investment in a fast-growing region, reducing barriers of entry for U.S. businesses and safeguarding intellectual property, while also protecting the rights of workers and the environment. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would lower tariffs on thousands of goods and services, including beef, pork, dairy and automobiles, and it would establish an…

Facebook Debuts “Music Stories,” A New Way To Discover And Share Songs From … – TechCrunch

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Facebook announced this morning a new feature called “Music Stories,” that will allow users to better discover new music or share tracks with their friends. Essentially a new post format for Facebook, Music Stories integrates with Spotify and Apple Music to provide a 30-second preview of the shared song or album that can be played directly on Facebook itself. The music is streamed from Spotify or Apple Music, depending on the…

Country Music IS Pop Music – Forbes

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Country stars face the music on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ for ‘Mean Tweets: Country … – KTRK-TV

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line reading a not-so-nice tweet.