• A single mom of three kids started streaming on Microsoft's Mixer service earlier this year. In nine months, she's gained the same number of followers that she had from four years on Twitch

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Desiree Wright
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    Desiree Wright , a 37-year-old single mom of three kids, plays piano for thousands of people on Microsoft's Mixer streaming service.
    For years, Wright streamed her music on Amazon -owned Twitch , but she made the jump to Mixer earlier this year. There, she's gained roughly the same number of followers in nine months that she made in four years on Twitch.
    In an interview with Business Insider, Wright explained why she made the jump - and why she recommends anyone considering a career in streaming to try Mixer first.
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  • One dead, 4 injured in sleeping coach accident in Vietnam

    One dead, 4 injured in sleeping coach accident in Vietnam

    8 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    One has died and four people have been severely injured when a sleeping coach, carrying some 20 passengers, overturned in Vietnam's central Ha Tinh province, early Wednesday morning.
    A 29-year-old local man died at the scene. Four foreign passengers, who are Malaysian and Lao citizens, were confirmed safe.
    The coach lost control in Ha Tinh's Huong Son district, at around 4.00 a.m. on Wednesday, when it was on the way from central Nghe An province to Laos, local authorities were quoted as saying.
    In the first nine months of this year, 12,675 traffic accidents occurred in Vietnam, killing...
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  • A 9-year-old has been charged with murdering 5 people in a mobile home fire

    A 9-year-old has been charged with murdering 5 people in a mobile home fire

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

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    A 9-year-old child is charged with murder and arson after five people died in a mobile home park blaze in Illinois.
    On April 6, three toddlers and two adults died of smoke inhalation in a home in the Timberline mobile home park, 150 miles southwest of Chicago, the Peoria Journal Star reported.
    Woodford County state's attorney declined to identify the child on Tuesday, but said the coroner found the fire was started intentionally by someone who knew people were inside.
    The state's attorney told the Star the child wouldn't go to jail in any scenario, but may be "put on...
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