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Xbox One Spotify App Finally On The Way – Report

Spotify has been available on PlayStation 4 for a while now, but up until now there’s been no sign that it would ever come to Xbox One. Today, however, a new report suggests that you’ll soon be able to use the app on Microsoft’s console. Earlier this week, eagle-eyed users noticed that Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb appeared to be testing Spotify on his Xbox One. Hryb has teased other games and apps in the past through his Xbox account’s activity. The Verge then confirmed independently that the app will, in ...

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The Treasury Department is staffing up — finally

Why tax reform is so hard Steven Mnuchin is no longer a lone wolf at the Treasury Department. Senate lawmakers on Thursday finally approved five of President Trump’s nominees for key positions at the agency, overseeing tax policy, regulations and international finance. Lawmakers confirmed David Malpass, a former Bear Stearns chief economist, to serve as the agency’s top financial diplomat; veteran lawyer David Kautter to act as the department’s point-person on tax policy; and Christopher Campbell, a longtime former Republican Senate Finance Committee staffer, to oversee financial institutions. Related: Trump ...

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Crash Bandicoot Remaster Finally Falls In Australia And New Zealand Sales Charts

The latest game sales charts for Australia and New Zealand have been released, and for what looks like the first time since launch, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is not No. 1. The physical game sales charts for the week ended July 30 show that it was the new release Rugby League Live 4 that took the top spot in Australia and New Zealand all-platforms chart, pushing the Crash Bandicoot remaster package down to No. 2 in the countries. Rugby (and the AFL, for that matter) is of course a ...

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With Kyrie trade talks swirling, Rose and LeBron finally unite

10:36 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Seven years ago, a Chicago Bulls executive stood on a practice facility court, holding a phone, practically pleading with his franchise star: Please, please call him. Derrick Rose loathed the idea of recruiting LeBron James. In Rose’s mind, he was available to answer whatever questions James had about joining the Bulls in free agency. Chase him? The world was changing rapidly, and Rose wanted no part. The prospect of pitching praise on a fierce rival felt distasteful, desperate. Perhaps this was becoming common practice, but ...

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Pokemon Go Finally Introducing Legendary Pokemon

Legendary Pokemon have been a long time coming in Pokemon Go. One false start aside, they will finally be introduced later this week to celebrate the game’s one-year anniversary. In order for the first one to arrive, players around the world will have to catch enough creatures during the upcoming Pokemon Go Fest Challenge Windows, which were recently announced. If that happens, a Legendary will show up at Grant Park in Chicago as part of the live Pokemon Go Fest event this Saturday, July 22. Should the players there succeed ...

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Afghan Girls Banned From US Robotics Competition Finally Attend Event

Earlier this month, a team of six Afghan girls with a passion for robotics were denied entrance into the United States. They were planning to attend the FIRST Global Challenge competition, which runs from Sunday July 16th through Tuesday July 18th in Washington DC. The event is meant to educate more high school students in robotics and to increase their overall knowledge and skills. Back then they were told their robot could attend the event, provided anyone who showed up knew how to test it. They would be allowed to ...

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Can the Lakers (with Lonzo) finally get it together?

8:00 AM ET LOS ANGELES — For months before the draft, Magic Johnson had been 80 percent sure the Los Angeles Lakers were going to select Lonzo Ball. In his gut, Johnson felt like Ball was special — that he had the “it” factor needed to revitalize his hometown team, which was in the lottery for a fourth consecutive year. A big point guard himself, Johnson saw similarities in the 6-foot-6 Ball and his stylish, unselfish approach to the game. But Johnson also knew that his own reputation — and ...

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Illinois finally gets a budget — but it's still in big financial trouble

Illinois could become America’s first ‘junk’ state The two-year budget stalemate in Illinois is finally over — but the state’s daunting financial troubles haven’t gone away. Cash-starved Illinois enacted its first budget since 2015 after the House voted on Thursday to override Republican Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan. The Illinois Senate had previously voted on Tuesday to override the veto from Rauner, who fiercely opposed the 32% tax hike contained in the new budget. The political drama was heightened by a hazmat situation at the Illinois capitol on ...

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SpaceX rocket finally lifts off after two aborted launch attempts

Elon Musk in 90 Seconds After two aborted attempts and a three-day delay, SpaceX successfully sent a communications satellite soaring toward orbit on Wednesday. The commercial space company, headed by Tesla(TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, initially planned for the launch to occur on July 2, but pushed it to July 3 — when it was scrubbed for a second time. In both attempts, the countdown was halted with just nine seconds left on the clock. SpaceX said the abort on Monday was not triggered by an issue with the hardware, and ...

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