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Looking for love on a dating app? You may find music instead

This undated screenshot image released by Tinder, shows the Tinder profile for Zedd. More musicians are looking to platforms like Tinder and Match to promote their music and reach their fans on-the-go. (Tinder via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.

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EL James takes Fifty Shades of heat on Twitter

In this Thursday, June 18, 2015 file photo, author EL James poses for photographers before signing her new book, “Grey,” at a Barnes and Noble bookstore in New York. The hashtag "AskELJames" trended nationwide as the "Fifty Shades of Grey" writer took questions online. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter had a bit of fun Monday at the expense of EL James.

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Discovery secures European Olympic TV rights through 2024

In this Wednesday July 9, 2014 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference after an executive board meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.   U.S. based media giant Discovery Communications Inc. has secured the European broadcast rights for four Olympics through 2024 in a landmark deal worth euro1.3 billion ($1.45 billion). The parent company of the Discovery Channel and Eurosport won the rights to the games of 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024, and also agreed to collaborate with the IOC on its new year-round Olympic Channel. The IOC says the deal covers all platforms, including free television, subscription and pay TV, internet and mobile phones in 50 countries across the continent. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)

LONDON (AP) — U.S.-based media giant Discovery Communications Inc. secured the European broadcast rights for four Olympics through 2024 on Monday in a landmark deal worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.45 billion).

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Rodgers and Hammerstein bio coming in 2018

In this Dec. 2, 1956, file photo, composer Richard Rodgers, left, and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, pose for a photo. A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team's publishing arm, will be come out in 2018. Henry Holt and Company announced Monday, June 29, 2015, that Todd S. Purdum's book, ”Rogers and Hammerstein,” also will draw upon materials recently made available at the Library of Congress. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team’s publishing arm, will be come out in 2018.

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‘Magic Mike’ taught Pinkett Smith to be playful with husband

In this Thursday, June 18, 2015 photo, actors Channing Tatum, left, and Jada Pinkett Smith pose for a portrait in promotion of the new film, "Magic Mike XXL," in West Hollywood, Calif. The movie releases in the U.S. on July 1, 2015. (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jada Pinkett Smith wasn’t exactly sure what she was getting into when she signed on for “Magic Mike XXL,” but she certainly didn’t expect to come out of a movie about male strippers with some new theories on her own marriage.

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