Monday 10.02.17

"In the entire circle of the year, there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October."
Alexander Smith

For our October Playlist, we've reunited with our good homies at OTHERFEELS, the DC-Based artist development collective to bring you new tunes from Manatee Commune, Destroyer, Hundred Waters, and many more under-the-radar and underrated musicians. Click to Follow the Playlist. Enjoy.


Gunman kills at least 50, wounds 200 in Las Vegas concert attack  A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police. - Reuters

IBM has more employees in India than U.S.  Today, the company employs 130,000 people in India — about one-third of its total work force, and more than in any other country, and although IBM refuses to disclose exact numbers, but it is estimated to be well under 100,000 people at its American offices. - New York Times

In Power Move at Uber, Travis Kalanick Appoints 2 to Board  Mr. Kalanick made a move late Friday to reassert his control. The former chief, who holds outsize voting rights at Uber, said he had added Ursula Burns, a former chief executive of Xerox, and John Thain, a former chief executive of Merrill Lynch and the New York Stock Exchange, to the eight-member board without consulting new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi or anyone else on the company’s board. - CNBC

Air France plane engine fails over Atlantic  An Air France flight from Paris to Los Angeles was forced to make a sudden diversion when one of its four engines exploded over the Atlantic. - BBC

UK tries to bring home 110,000 travelers after airline fails  Authorities from the UK are scrambling to bring home 110,000 travelers after Monarch Airlines collapses. The Civil Aviation Authority said it has leased 30 aircraft to transport Monarch customers scattered around holiday destinations ranging from Turkey to Spain and Sweden. - Associated Press

O.J Simpson Is Freed on Parole in Nevada After 9 Years  O. J. Simpson was released on parole in Nevada on Sunday after serving nine years in a state prison on charges stemming from an armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2007. - New York Times

3 Americans win Nobel medicine prize for body rhythm work  Three Americans won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms, opening up whole new fields of research and raising awareness about the importance of getting proper sleep. - Associated Press

Lehman, Citi Settle $2 Billion Financial Crisis-Era Dispute  Citigroup agreed Friday that it will give back $1.74 billion to the estate of the failed New York-based investment bank. Citigroup had kept about $2.1 billion that Lehman had on deposit with it for trades on everything from interest rates to corporate and sovereign debt at the time of the 2008 bankruptcy. - Bloomberg

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