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It’s time to pay attention to youths

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018|2 a.m.

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This year, a seismic shift is taking place: Youths are setting in motion politically. In the months considering that the Parkland, Fla., tragedy, the share of freshly registered 18-29-year-old citizens has risen nationwide, increasing 6.6 percent in Nevada. The fastest-growing, many varied and most progressive voting bloc in the country is joining the electoral fight.Young individuals
are rising up to fight the policies of President Donald Trump and Republicans like Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., including on problems such as health care, education and the environment. As this administration continues to attack basic rights, I am identified to fight for a more just and equivalent future for myself and my country.
I have actually fulfilled young people enthusiastic about racial and social justice issues, immigration, and gun safety– and they’re all set not just to participate, but to blaze a trail.
Ballot is the key to equating our generation’s enormous energy into genuine change. In November, Washington will know a new and powerful force in American politics: the youth vote.

Lady grabs hold of police'' s hair till it has to be cut off; violent arrest gains attention

(Meredith) — Video of a girl’s arrest in Arcata, California is gaining widespread attention online after it was published on Facebook this weekend.

Actions from both the lady and from the policeman are triggering outrage online. The occasions in question surround a traffic stop made by Humboldt State University Police.

The female, 20-year-old Samantha Alonso Luna, was jailed for providing an incorrect recognition, public intoxication and then resisting arrest and assaulting a law enforcement officer.

Cops said the occurrence started as a traffic stop when they saw another traveler hanging out of the automobile’s sunroof. Then Alonso Luna, who was likewise in the car, was asked to offer her details.

That’s when video reveals the start of the spoken argument in between Alonso Luna and police officers. The argument appears to begin over Alonso Luna’s last name.

The officer then asks Alonso Luna to obtain out of the cars and truck. When she declines, the officer then opens the vehicle door and appears to drag Alonso Luna out.

The scuffle turns quite violent, with Alonso Luna instantly getting the female officer’s long blonde hair and not letting go. Alonso Luna is then pushed against the side of the automobile and onto the ground.

Ultimately, Alonso Luna’s pals who are still in the automobile are heard yelling, “Sam, stop withstanding!”

The helping officers consistently demand Alonso Luna to let go of the female officer’s hair, to which she refuses. The female officer is finally heard saying, “Cut my hair, I do not care.” One of the other officers cuts her hair off to release Alonso Luna’s grip on it.

The detaining officer in the video, Janelle Jackson, was working with the California Department of Liquor Control to impose underage drinking laws.

Humboldt State University Cops Chief Donn Peterson told KAEF-TV when the officers carried out the traffic stop, it appeared numerous residents of the lorry were intoxicated and underage.

“Beyond that, we’re still investigating this, and I truly do not want to say excessive more,” Peterson stated.

Peterson likewise said there is more video footage that has actually not been shared on social networks that could clarify the fact of the circumstance.

“The video that’s posted on social networks, the one that I saw, began rather a long ways after the occurrence started, so it’s not inclusive of whatever,” Peterson said.

Alonso Luna is now threatening legal action and informed KAEF-TV she prepares to meet an attorney.

The authorities department stated the arrest and all readily available video is being examined both independently and internally.

What type of music does the world pay attention to?

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“_ blank” > Friday, March 9, 2018|2 a.m. By 2020 … an approximated 220 million individuals around the world are anticipated to register for a music-streaming service, inning accordance with Statista, an online data website.

For years, scientists have actually tried to find out why we like the music we like. One school of believed states that human beings gravitate towards specific frequencies. Another shows that choices are deeper manifestations of an individual’s psychological or emotion. A last theory ties choices to geographic region or culture. Inning accordance with a study performed by the National Institutes of Health, each of these theories may be at play. “Music is multifaceted: It is made up of particular auditory properties, interacts feelings, and has strong social undertones. … Oddly, however, we understand little about why it is so important.” And as globalization and technology advance, music is shared at a much higher pace than ever before, breaking down barriers, expanding our options and additional complicating these theories. While we can’t identify the moods of every individual streaming music, we can analyze overarching trends at given times. Below is a look at the world’s most distinct regional preferences for the week of March 5, together with top charts and trends in the U.S.

. What music is distinctive to Las Vegas?

Music-streaming giant Spotify offers a distinct Musical Map of the World, an interactive information set that updates weekly and lists the music most distinct to dozens of cities and nations around the world– tunes that are enjoyed in each place even more frequently than in other places. See for yourself < a href="

https://insights.spotify.com/us/2016/12/07/musical-map-of-the-world-2-0/” > here. Here are some of the tunes Las Vegas Valley locals were paying attention to and sharing the week of March 5:

HOW THEY COUNT

Spotify’s lists are based on number of times streamed. Signboard’s charts are based on sales information, radio airplay and streaming activity.

1. “Lolo Felix,” Aresenal Efectivo

2. “Lost in Love,” Nastyboy Klick

3. “Vida Peligrosa,” Aresenal Efectivo

4. “Angel Child,” Rosie & & The Originals

5. “Me and You,” Brenton Wood

6. “Summertime Nights,” Lil Rob

7. “A ** hole,” Mike Sherm

8. “Ignorance” by King Lil G

9. “Grow Up,” King Lil G ft. Chikk

10. “I Like the Method You Love Me,” Brenton Wood

Spotify’s top-streaming songs of 2018 (so far)

Unique music in other nations (for the week of March 5)

– Australia: “Self-confidence” by Ocean Street; “God’s Strategy” by Drake

– United Kingdom: “Rapper” by Hardy Caprio; “Make Me Feel” by Janelle Monae

– Mexico: “Amorfoda” by Bad Bunny; “Tantas Veces” by Aleman, Yung Sarria

– Brazil: “O Sol” by Vitor Kley; “Black Widow’s Web” by Angra

– North America: “Soldier of Love” by Poesy; “Psycho” by Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign

– Japan: “Dive!” by Daichi Miura; “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran

– Indonesia: “Independent” by Svmmerdose; “IDGAF” by Dua Lipa

– Spain: “No Task Here, Pt. 1” by Bianca Rose; “Amorfoda” by Bad Bunny

– Turkey: “Oyle Kolaysa” by Mabel Matiz; “My Life Is Going On” by Cecilia Krull

– Italy: “Non Mi Avete Fatto Niente” by Ermal Meta, Fabrizio Moro; “Una Vita in Vacanza” by Lo Stato Sociale

1. “Psycho,” Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign

2. “God’s Plan,” Drake

3. “Big Shot,” Kendrick Lamar ft. Travis Scott

4. “Hustla’s Story,” Cozz ft. Kendrick Lamar

5. “Roads,” Vargas & & Lagola 6. “These Days,” Rudimental ft. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & & Dan Caplen

7. “End Game,” Taylor Swift ft. Ed Sheeran & & Future 8. “The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris & & Grey 9. “Out of My Head,” Charli XCX ft. Tove Lo & & ALMA

10. “You Owe Me,” The Chainsmokers

$ how me the cash

Music streaming is a $4 billion-a-year organisation. But the innovation has more than a few critics, with many of the artists who populate the channels at the top of the list. The amount of money that entertainers earn through streaming is minuscule compared to the earnings they receive from other media.

Artists’ pay per play (signed, unsigned):

– Napster: $0.0190, $0.0167

– Google Play: $0.0068, $0.0059

– Tidal: $0.0125, $0.0110

– Apple Music: $0.0073, $0.0064

– Deezer: $0.0064, $0.0056

– Spotify: $0.0044, $0.0038

– Pandora: $0.0013, $0.0011

Contributors’ cuts from streamed music

– Signed artists: 55 percent goes to the label; 25 percent to the distributor/retailer; 20 percent to the artist

– Anonymous artists: 60 percent goes to the artist; 40 percent to the distributor/retailer

This story originally appeared in the Las Vegas Weekly.

ISIS video catches attention of security in Las Vegas ahead of vacation weekend

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L.E. Baskow The Southern Nevada Counter-Terrorism Center aka Fusion Center is running smoothly and City feels that Las Vegas is well safeguarded on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Combination Center Terrorism Talk Release slideshow” The recent terror attack in England at the end of a congested show and the release of a propaganda video from

the Islamic State group calling for attacks in places like Las Vegas, locals and travelers ought to anticipate an increased cops presence over the holiday weekend. Speaking from the Southern Nevada Counter-Terrorism Center, Metro Police Capt. Christopher Darcy aimed to assure the public that local,

state and federal authorities are taking the risk of a possible attack here seriously and adjusting accordingly, thinking about the mass-casualty occasion in Manchester, England, on Monday and the Islamic State video discovered recently. It’s not unusual for authorities to have actually increased patrols throughout significant events or an influx of travelers, Darcy said. The 44-minute propaganda video, which was launched through Islamic State online channels, shows images of the Strip, in addition to images from other potential western targets, such as New york city and

Washington, according to NBC News. Narrating the video is an evident American jihadist who contacts sympathizers in the U.S.to release lone-wolf attacks with knives or vehicles, inning accordance with NBC. Regional authorities deem the video, as they do other online hazards, as reputable, Darcy said.

The Islamic State has actually claimed duty for attacks abroad in which hundreds of people have died in nations such as France and Belgium, and most recently England, where a suicide bomber supposedly blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande performance, eliminating 22, including children, and injuring dozens. Just recently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a warning about the increased risk of possible attacks by

homegrown terrorists, who may be influenced by online literature, an alerting the federal government has actually followed given that 2015. “We face one of the most major terror hazard environments considering that the 9/11 attacks as foreign terrorist companies continue to exploit the Web to motivate, enable, or direct people currently here in the homeland to commit terrorist acts,”the memo checks out. Besides having an existence at tourist locations, officers in area commands far from largely populated locations have actually likewise looked out to be on the lookout for

suspicious activity, Capt. Darcy said. The counterterrorism center, likewise called the Blend Center, sets regional law enforcement with state and federal firms, as well as neighborhood partners, such as the approximately 5,000

security workers on Strip properties, Darcy said. The objective is to exchange intelligence and work in performance on the chance that a risk is determined. However the general public plays an essential role in determining those hazards, Darcy said, imploring the neighborhood to be attuned to the”see something, say something” project.” I rather respond to a thousand absolutely nothings than miss out on the one something that’s going to cause us stopping an attack here in our valley, “he said. The local workplace of the FBI, one of City’s federal partners, launched the following declaration:”Following the attack in Manchester, England, the FBI with other U.S. federal government agencies is working with international police, intelligence, and security services agencies to share info and intelligence. For more discuss the ongoing examination, we would refer you to the lead private investigators in the U.K. The FBI regularly shares information with our state, regional, federal police, intelligence and homeland security partners in order to keep our citizens safe from terrorism.”On Tuesday afternoon, police officers at the Blend Center, located at City’s head office, clicked through numerous video feeds from public locations and communicated with police on the ground. Several screens on a wall likewise relayed

comparable images. Their objective is public security and criminal activity and terrorism avoidance, Darcy stated.”Every day, every person that enters into this fusion center is focused on that. “To report suspicious activity, call 911 if it’s an emergency; 311 if it’s not, and to stay anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com.