Despite rumors of anti-competitive threats, the American Music Licensing Collective (AMLC) is aggressively transferring ahead and looking for certified tech companions.
President Trump might have signed the Music Modernization Act (MMA) into legislation. But he’s additionally throwing a huge monkey wrench into course of required to rework the MMA into actuality.
With the U.S. authorities shutdown getting into its third week with little indicators of ending, implementation of the MMA is probably going being delayed. The U.S. Copyright Office has indicated to Digital Music News that copyright registrations are nonetheless being accepted, although it’s unclear whether or not longer-term points are merely being positioned on maintain.
A yr and a handful of months after the 2017 Las Vegas capturing, the federal government is lastly banning bump shares.
The U.S. Department of Justice has now declared that any weapons modified with a bump inventory shall be categorised as machine weapons. The classification signifies that the modified weapons will solely be obtainable to regulation enforcement officers.
Owners who’ve weapons with a bump inventory may have 90 days to destroy them or flip them over to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The transfer represents an sudden step in direction of gun management from the Trump Administration.
A U.S. Coast Guard saved a sea turtle from an odd situation this week. The little fella was all tangled up in bales cocaine—$53 million worth to be exact. The jury’s still out on whether or not the sea turtle was in the wrong place at the wrong time, or should be detained and charged as a drug smuggler. Watch the rescue up top.
Chipotle announced Wednesday that it will replace CEO and founder Steve Ells, who’s been running the fast-food chain for over 20 years.
According to user submissions on IWasPoisoned.com, Chipotle has a higher rate food-borne illness than any other U.S. chain, and more total reports than Taco Bell, KFC and Wendy’s combined.
Based on the data, IWasPoisoned.com‘s founder predicts another Chipotle outbreak within the next six to 12 months, though, all data collected by the site is user-submitted and thus subject to a wide margin–error.
This past week, uproar spread across the Internet when it was revealed that African migrants and refugees were being sold as slaves in Libya.
Everyone from Diddy to Common has spoken out on the news and Card B is definitely not leaving herself out the conversation. She gave a quick explanation as to how such atrocities could happen — including Libya’s fractured government , the United States’ devastating involvement with the country, and the inattention the United Nations.
Watch Cardi drop politics below.
You can go here to find out how you can help the victims slavery in Libya.