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Source: Charles Manson, fiance get marriage license – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

(CNN) — Charles Manson and his fiancee, who already considers herself his wife, have gotten a marriage license, a source close to the couple told CNN on Monday. Manson intends to marry Afton Burton, who goes by Star. Several years ago, she moved from Illinois to Corcoran, a small central California city that’s home to Corcoran State Prison, where the 80-year-old convicted murderer has lived for the past 25 years….

Alleged Bill Cosby victim has connection to Colorado – KRDO

Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A woman who has recently come forward alleging sexual assault at the hands of comedian Bill Cosby said their relationship started in Denver. Barbara Bowman said she was a young, aspiring actor who was victimized by Cosby. In a story in U.K. Mail, she said moved with her family to Denver when she was young and met Cosby when she was 17 years old at a…

Dr. Martin Salia’s Death Shows Early Ebola Treatment Vital – NBCNews.com

Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

By the time he got to Nebraska, Dr. Martin Salia was unconscious, struggling to breathe and his kidneys had failed. The medical team at Nebraska Medical Center, experienced from saving the lives of two previous patients, swung into action, pumping Salia full of salt water and vital compounds to replace lost fluids, working to save his kidneys with dialysis, helping him to breathe with a ventilator. They gave him…

Leslie Smith: Female Fighter Loses Part Of Ear During Brutal UFC Match – Watch – Hollywood Life

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

So gross. During the UFC 180 match on Nov. 15 in Mexico City, Jessica Eye took home the victory after throwing an extremely violent punch at her competition, Leslie Smith, and tearing her ear open. Click to WATCH, but be warned of its graphic nature. While competing in the UFC 180 match on Nov. 15 in Mexico City, Jessica Eye, 28, brutally threw a punch at her opponent Leslie Smith, 32, which essentially sealed her victory. The punch violently split…

First Listen: Flake Music, ‘When You Land Here, It’s Time To Return’ – NPR

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

i i A remixed, remastered reissue of When You Land Here, It’s Time To Return, the 1997 debut album by Flake Music, comes out Nov. 25. Singer James Mercer would later become famous for his work in The Shins and Broken Bells. Courtesy of the artist hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist A remixed, remastered reissue of When You Land Here, It’s Time To Return, the 1997 debut…

Steve Albini: the internet has solved the problem with music – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

Back in the 1990s, Steve Albini was the music industry’s resident and persistent cynic. At the time he was doing what he continues to do today: playing in bands (such as Shellac) and producing the music of other bands – although he prefers to call himself a recording engineer. In his mind, the word better captures the technical skill that all producers should, but often don’t, have. He has engineered…

Trading Shots: Did Leslie Smith’s mangled ear warrant a stoppage? – MMAjunkie.com

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

In this week’s Trading Shots, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes and retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes discuss Leslie Smith‘s gruesome injury at UFC 180, plus the questions raised by the stoppage that awarded the victory to Jessica Eye. * * * * Fowlkes: Danny, on Saturday night at UFC 180, we saw Leslie Smith lose a fight via doctor’s stoppage when her ear began to part ways with the other part of…

Christopher Nolan Breaks Silence on ‘Interstellar’ Sound – Billboard

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

“I’ve always loved films that approach sound in an impressionistic way and that is an unusual approach for a mainstream blockbuster, but I feel it’s the right approach for this experiential film,” Christopher Nolan said, speaking for the first time in detail about the use of sound in his new film Interstellar. Why ‘Interstellar’ Sound Issues Have Ignited a Hollywood Uproar Describing his approach to the movie’s sound mix as…

Obama Condemns Islamic State’s Killing of Peter Kassig – New York Times

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

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172 fall ill on Carnival’s Crown Princess cruise from California – Reuters

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

REUTERS – A cruise ship with 172 passengers and crew members suffering from a gastrointestinal ailment caused by norovirus was met by public health officials when it docked in California on Sunday, authorities and Carnival Corp said. The outbreak marks the second time in less than a year that the highly contagious virus has spread on the company’s Crown Princess ship, which is part of its Princess Cruises fleet. On…

10 things to know for Monday – Dallas Morning News

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. OBAMA: BEHEADING OF FORMER US SOLDIER ‘PURE EVIL’ The president denounces the death of Peter Kassig at the hands of Islamic State terrorists, saying the militant group “revels in the slaughter of innocents.” 2. VIDEO SHOWS MH17 JET WRECKAGE NARROWLY MISSING UKRAINIAN VILLAGE The Associated Press obtains footage that reveals how close…

Legacy watch: Israel should beware a wounded Obama – World Tribune

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman A. Bailey The lamed U.S. president might well seek to repair his reputation abroad — at Israel’s expense. The potential consequences of the Republican sweep of the 2014 midterm elections should be neither over-stated nor under-stated, especially with reference to the wounded administration’s policies towards the Middle East in general and Israel in particular. What is incontestable is that victories in gubernatorial races that were…

U2 cancels weeklong gig on ‘The Tonight Show’ when Bono injures arm in … – New York Daily News

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014

A2955/_Wolfgang Kumm/AP Bono was apparently injured while cycling in Central Park. Talk about a Sunday bloody Sunday. Singer Bono and his bandmates in U2 have scrubbed their weeklong “residency” on “The Tonight Show” after revealing that the frontman “injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park.” In a posting on the official website of the megaselling band, fellow band members…

Jessica Eye wins by TKO after Leslie Smith’s ear gets split open – FOXSports.com

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

MEXICO CITY — Jessica Eye won by an ear. In a women’s bantamweight contender bout, Eye defeated Leslie Smith by TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 1:30 of the second round due to a nasty cut on Smith’s left ear. The fight aired on the FOX Sports 1 prelims of UFC 180 on Saturday night at Arena Ciudad de Mexico. Eye landed a hard straight hand to the ear in the first…

Living Just Enough For The Music – NPR (blog)

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

i i Stevie Wonder performs on the first night of his Songs In The Key Of Life Tour at Madison Square Garden. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Mike Coppola/Getty Images Stevie Wonder performs on the first night of his Songs In The Key Of Life Tour at Madison Square Garden. Mike Coppola/Getty Images For the past week two durable R&B icons have been chasing each other around the…

Sound smackdown: Best headphones for every occasion – USA TODAY

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Good headphones are part gadget, part fashion statement — sometimes even part status symbol.(Photo: Roddy Blelloch for USA TODAY) A good pair of headphones is special. They’re part gadget, part fashion statement and sometimes even a status symbol. But they only have one true job and that’s to make your music sound great. If you’re in the market for a new pair — or just like seeing what’s out there…

Why YouTube’s Music Key service is a big deal – USA TODAY

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

YouTube Music Key(Photo: YouTube) LOS ANGELES — Sorry, Taylor Swift, but streaming music is not going away. Just ask YouTube. The world’s No. 1 home for discovering new music is set to launch a paid subscription service Tuesday. For $10 monthly, you can listen to virtually any music you can think of — just not Swift’s complete 1989 album. More on that in a minute. The notion is similar to…

Jessica Eye wins by TKO after Leslie Smith’s ear gets split open – FOXSports.com

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

MEXICO CITY — Jessica Eye won by an ear. In a women’s bantamweight contender bout, Eye defeated Leslie Smith by TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 1:30 of the second round due to a nasty cut on Smith’s left ear. The fight aired on the FOX Sports 1 prelims of UFC 180 on Saturday night at Arena Ciudad de Mexico. Eye landed a hard straight hand to the ear in the first…

The future of music sales is here. So how CAN the artists make it pay? – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

After more than a decade of declining sales, the music industry believes streaming services like Spotify offer a path to a return to growth in the future. But not every musician agrees and the row is growing louder. From Thom Yorke labelling Spotify “the last desperate fart of a dying corpse” to Taylor Swift removing all her albums from the service, a series of prominent artists have now questioned the…

Google Play Music subscribers will get free access to YouTube Music Key – PCWorld

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Here’s some good news for Google Play Music All Access subscribers: You will soon be able to get free, unfettered access to YouTube’s new Music Key service. According to 9to5Google, users of the Play Music All Access music streaming and  download service received an email from on Friday informing them that they would be able to use the beta of YouTube’s new music service starting sometime in the coming week. …

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