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Spotify Launches Site Explaining How It Pays Artists

Spotify introduced a new website Thursday dealing with questions on how it pays out royalties, however stopped working to moisten mounting anger from musicians struggling to make it through in the streaming age. ” Artists deserve clearness about the economics of music streaming,” Spotify said on its brand-new Loud & Clear site, including that it aims to “increase transparency by …

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‘Takes One To Know One’: Putin Mocks Biden Over ‘Killer’ Comment

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday buffooned Joe Biden for calling him a “killer”– saying “it takes one to know one”– as ties in between Moscow and Washington sank to brand-new lows. US President Biden’s comments stimulated the greatest crisis in between Russia and the United States in years, with Moscow recalling its ambassador for assessments and cautioning that ties …

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Atlanta Shootings Expose Fears Of Asian American Community

The shooting of 6 women of Asian origin in Atlanta has laid bare the worries of an Asian-American community already on edge over a spike in hate criminal offenses since of the coronavirus pandemic. The suspect in the attacks in the US city in Georgia was to make his first court appearance on Thursday as a Home subcommittee held a …

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Tanzania Mourns Divisive President’s Death After Secret Disease

Tanzania remained in grieving Thursday over the sudden death of President John Magufuli, an authoritarian leader and Covid sceptic who leaves behind a divided legacy and a question mark over his fatal disease. Flags flew at half-mast as the country began a 14-day mourning period after Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan revealed Magufuli had actually died Wednesday of a “heart …

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United States Work Crisis Hits One year Mark As Claims Stay Elevated

New applications for welfare in the United States remained high one year into the Covid-19 pandemic, government information said on Thursday, even as the nation rolls out vaccines and the economy gets another round of stimulus. The Labor Department reported 770,000 new seasonally changed claims for jobless benefits were made in the week ended March 13, an increase of 45,000 …

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International Markets Get On Fed Growth, Rate Outlook

World stock exchange rose Thursday on an upbeat outlook from the United States Federal Reserve, with the focus now on the Bank of England’s upcoming rates of interest decision. Frankfurt leapt 1.2 percent to strike a fresh record, with sentiment boosted partly by the flotation of Vantage Towers, the German phone masts system of British telecoms huge Vodafone. Paris gained …

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Kazakhs Take Xinjiang Protest To China’s Doorstep

Gulnur Kosdaulet’s everyday journey to demonstration over her other half’s detention in China starts with a shared taxi that she hails outside her modest farm, where towering mountains pave the way to Kazakhstan’s huge steppe. An hour and a half later she gets to Beijing’s consulate in the Main Asian country’s biggest city Almaty, where a little picket has actually …

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China Summons Tech Giants Over ‘Deep Fakes’, Internet Security

Chinese authorities on Thursday stated they had summoned 11 tech companies including Tencent, Alibaba and TikTok owner ByteDance for talks on “deep phonies” and web security, as regulators try to draw in the nation’s runaway digital sector. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) stated talks worried “voice software application that has yet to undergo safety evaluation treatments”, along with the …

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Taiwan Pleads With Citizens Not To Modification Call To ‘Salmon’

A top Taiwanese official provided a plea on Thursday for people to stop changing their name to “salmon” after lots made the unusual move to make the most of a dining establishment promotion. In a phenomenon that has been dubbed “Salmon Turmoil” by regional media, around 150 mainly young people flocked to government offices in recent days to officially register …

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Hong Kong Protects Practice Of Restraining Some Coronavirus Babies

Hong Kong health authorities have actually safeguarded the practice of physically limiting some babies and children to beds in coronavirus seclusion wards after criticism constructed over the treatment of families under the city’s rigorous anti-virus measures. Despite being among the most densely packed cities in the world, Hong Kong has actually kept infections low thanks to some of the most …

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