The 15 best college dorms in America

4. Washington University in St. Louis — St. Louis, Missouri Niche’s dorm rating: A+ Undergrads in college housing: 77% According to a student: “If you live in a modern dorm, you are living the dream! Our worst dorms, or the traditional dorms, are still far better than dorms at most colleges, but they are still pretty average. The […]

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The great electric car race is just beginning

CNN.com On the southern edge of Brussels, where the city turns to suburbs, the future of Germany’s most successful automaker is taking shape inside a peculiar sort of car factory. Here, there are no exhaust pipes, transmissions or fuel tanks. There are no spark plugs, radiators or manifolds. What the Volkswagen Group factory does have, […]

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Jeffrey Epstein’s body claimed by unidentified ‘associate’

NBCNEWS.com Epstein was found dead by apparent suicide Saturday morning. Multiple sources said he wasn’t on suicide watch. Jeffrey Epstein’s body has been claimed from the New York City medical examiner’s office, a source close to the investigation told NBC News on Wednesday. Epstein, 66, was found dead by apparent suicide Saturday morning in his cell at […]

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European Promoter DEAG Buys Majority Stake in Berlin Booking Firm

BillboardNews.com European concert promoter DEAG Deutsche Entertainment has acquired a majority stake in MEWES Entertainment Group, a Berlin-based artist management, booking and event business that has specialized on artists in the field of “Schlager and Volksmusik” for more than 20 years. MEWES reps the German “Schlager” singer HEINO, who released his successful album Mit freundlichen […]

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Former Sony Music Colombia Exec María Ramírez Launches Marketing & Consulting Firm

BillboardNews.com Maria Ramirez, who for years headed marketing efforts at Sony Music Colombia in multiple positions, has launched her own marketing and artist service company. Queen Street Talent is based in Bogota and has Colombian star and Sony artist Andrés Cepeda as one of its first clients. Ramírez will also continue working with Sony Music […]

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Warner Records Names Jason Heller SVP of Business & Legal Affairs

BillboardNews.com Warner Records has appointed Jason Heller senior vp of business & legal affairs, the label announced today (Aug. 13). Heller joins Warner from RCA Records, where he worked with the likes of Childish Gambino, Khalid and Miley Cyrus as vp, business & legal affairs. In his new New York-based role, he’ll report to Warner Records executive […]

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