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Why musicians are switching to Twitch to broadcast from home

Rich Medina is one of the most respected DJs in the music industry, spinning hip-hop, house, soul, afrobeat, funk and dance tunes for audiences around the world. He has more than 50,000 followers on Instagram, but these days he is more interested in appealing to his 3,700 followers on Twitch, a platform more known for…

Bonnie Pointer, Co-Founder Of Pointer Sisters, Dead At 69

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bonnie Pointer, who in 1969 convinced three of her church-singing siblings to form the Pointer Sisters, which would become one of the biggest acts of the next two decades, died Monday. The Grammy winner died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, publicist Roger Neal said. She was 69. “It is with…

Stassi Schroeder has been dropped by her agent and publicist

Problems continue for reality TV star Stassi Schroeder, who is dealing with the fallout from the resurfacing of racially insensitive material found online and through her social media channels. A day after further audio resurfaced of the Vanderpump Rules star, 31, speaking negatively about black people, and after losing several endorsement deals over the past week, Schroeder has…

Legal aid: Woman in abuse case challenges rules

Image caption Women often cannot claim legal aid because there is equity in homes they co-own with their ex-partners A woman is challenging rules which deprived her of legal aid for action to protect her from her former partner.”Claire” gets universal credit but not legal aid because there is equity in the home she owns…