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Spotify announced Monday in its Q1 earnings release that it reached 100 million paid subscribers worldwide, the most of any streaming music base.

Why it matters: Spotify’s emphasis on global reach in India, bundling with Hulu and acquisitions of podcast companies Gimlet Media, Anchor, and Parcast put it far ahead of Apple Music, which recorded 50 million subscribers worldwide. Apple Music's subscriber base still leads the U.S. with 28 million versus Spotify's 26 million, per the Wall Street Journal.

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Louisiana braces for 3rd hurricane in 2 months as Zeta closes in

The probable path of Zeta, per the National Hurricane Center. Photo: NHC/NOAA

Zeta strengthened into a hurricane again early Wednesday and was on track to make landfall in southeastern Louisiana by the afternoon, per the National Hurricane Center.

The state of play: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) requested a pre-landfall Federal Declaration of Emergency in a letter to President Trump on Tuesday.

Unrest in Philadelphia after fatal police shooting of Black man

Demonstrators rally on Tuesday near the location where Walter Wallace was killed by two police officers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

The Pennsylvania National Guard was mobilized Tuesday during a tense second night of protests in Philadelphia over the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man.

Driving the news: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said in a joint statement a "full investigation" would be launched to answer questions that arose from video that captured part of Monday's incident.

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