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on March 31, 2015

TechCrunch: Why Jay-Z Tidal Doomed

Jay-Z just launched a music streaming service called Tidal along with BeyoncéDaft Punk, Kanye, Arcade Fire, and Rihanna as co-owners contributing exclusive content.

The rapper says the goal is to get artists properly paid, but TechCrunch thinks the app is doomed to failure.

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Giving away music is how you get people to pay for it. That might seem crazy, but it’s true, though Jay-Z doesn’t want to listen. Continue reading

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on March 31, 2015

FBI Says It Was Transgender Killed At NSA Entrance

Ricky Shawatza Hall, a transgender from Baltimore, was identified by the FBI on Tuesday as the driver of an SUV that engaged police in a wild shootout after it refused to yield to orders from officers. Hall was killed.

Police said that Hall, 27, and a passenger was identified as Kevin Fleming and was being treated at a local hospital. The incident took place at the entrance to the NSA’s main campus in Ft. Meade, Md. Both were dressed as women.

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Elizabeth Julian, a Maryland public defense attorney who represented Hall on a probation violation in February told The Daily Beast that Hall had said she was transgender and asked to be referred to using the feminine pronoun. Continue reading

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on March 31, 2015

Former ‘Neighbors’ Star Caitlin Stasey Posts Revealing Photos To Fight Hackers

Former ‘Neighbors’ Star Caitlin Stasey posted some very revealing photos over what she is calling a “fight against cyber hackers.”

Stasey decided to take a proactive stance to fight cyber criminals from leaking her racy pictures, by releasing them herself.

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The former “Neighbours” and present “Please Like Me” and “Reign” star decided to beat the cyber criminals by going full frontal in a couple of her recent online photos. The former “Neighbors” star is seen fully exposed after she admitted to being terrified of hackers getting their hands on her private photos. Continue reading

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on March 31, 2015
by THECOUNT.COM "News You Can Count On!"
on March 31, 2015

Tara Reid Shockingly Skinny Frame Sparks Concern

Sharknado actress, Tara Reid was spotted looking frail and worryingly skinny Friday as she posed in a bikini.

Reid, 39, alarmed fans and onlookers alike while sunbathing in Miami Beach showing off an exceedingly bony rib cage and large grand canyon gap between her thighs.

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The shots clearly showed Tara’s tiny frame, which has previously sparked concern among fans. Continue reading

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on March 31, 2015

Muhammad Ali: My Money’s On PACQUIAO!

The Greatest fighter of all time, Muhammad Ali, has made a bold prediction as to who will win May 2nd’s super fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao.. And if you’re wondering who the supreme boxer picked, here’s a hint, it wasn’t Floyd..

Ali’s daughter spoke out saying her dad is, “Team Pacquiao all the way!”

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TMZ spoke with Rasheda Ali — who’s very close with her dad — and she tells us, “My dad really likes Manny. Continue reading

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on March 31, 2015

Jose Canseco Daughter ARRESTED Driving Under Influence Of DRUGS

Former MLB star, Jose Canseco‘s daughter was arrested early this morning in Hollywood for driving under the influence of drugs.

Law enforcement officials say Josie Canseco, 18, was pulled over around 1 AM on the corner of La Cienega and Melrose after hitting a curb.

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We’re told the 18-year-old — who’s appeared on mom, Jessica’s reality show — was given field sobriety tests, which she didn’t pass, and was subsequently arrested. Continue reading

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on March 31, 2015

Man Arrested For Battery After Throwing Banana Peel At Dave Chappelle

Santa Fe police arrested a man after he tossed a banana peel at Dave Chappelle during a comedy show, striking in the comedian in the leg.

Christian Englander, 30, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, was taken into custody on suspicion of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and battery after tossing the peel at Chappell Monday night at the Lensic Performing Arts Center.

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Dobyns says Englander acknowledged throwing a peel from a banana he had eaten earlier because he took offense to jokes Chappelle made about his companion. Continue reading

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on March 30, 2015

Spirit in the Sky Singer Norman Greenbaum Critical After Car Wreck

Norman Greenbaum, best known for writing and performing the 1969 hit song “Spirit in the Sky” remained in critical condition in a San Francisco hospital Monday after being involved in a car accident that left a motorcyclist dead.

Greenbaum, 72, was transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital after the car he was a passenger in collided with a motorcycle.

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The driver of the motorcycle, 20-year-old Ihab Usama Halaweh, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to the CHP statement. Continue reading

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on March 29, 2015