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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers approved a partial spending plan Thursday that would ensure schools stay open another year and give colleges and human service programs funding for six months, a rare bipartisan accomplishment but one that won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget.
Apple is exploring the purchase of rival music streaming service Tidal, which is run by rap star Jay-Z, the Wall Street Journal reported. The paper said Apple is interested in using the company to beef-up its own year-old steaming service Apple Music. Talks between the companies are ongoing and might not result in a tie-up, the Journal said, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.