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IS attacker: Germans "won't be able to sleep peacefully"

A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum in Germany pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and vowed the nation's people "won't be able to sleep peacefully anymore" in a cell phone video before blowing himself up outside a wine bar, wounding 15 people, authorities said Monday.

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Car Seat Headrest speaks to worries of young adults

Will Toledo is sick of a lot of things. He's sick of being asked about the name of his band, Car Seat Headrest (he used to record vocals in the back seat of his car, for privacy). He's sick of being compared to bands he's not influenced by. And, perhaps most important, he's sick of being a negative guy who's sick of everything.

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Newport Jazz Festival gets new vision with Christian McBride

Christian McBride is no stranger to the main stage at the Newport Jazz Festival and this year he'll again be up there in a trio with pianist Chick Corea and drummer Brian Blade. But he'll also be turning his attention to a new role backstage as he takes over as artistic director from festival founder George Wein.