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Chris Wallace will interview President Obama on 'Fox News Sunday'

Los Angeles Times

President Obama is booked to make his first appearance on "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" since 2008. Obama has not been on the public affairs program since he first entered the Oval Office in 2009. He was still in the U.S. Senate when he last appeared. In a statement, Fox News said the interview is to take place this week at the University of Chicago, and will cover his Supreme Court nomination, the 2016 election and Obama's presidential legacy. The interview will air Sunday on Fox News at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. PDT, and at various times on Fox affiliate stations.

Chance the Rapper extends a special prayer to Kanye

Los Angeles Times

During a U.K. radio appearance, Chicago artist Chance the Rapper extended a special prayer to Kanye West, who was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Monday. On Tuesday, Chance stopped by Trevor Nelson's BBC Radio 1Xtra and performed two songs with the Social Experiment. During the performance of "All We Got" from his mixtape "Coloring Book," which opens with the lines: "This ain't no intro, this the entree/ Hit that intro with Kanye/ And sound like André," Chance took a moment to offer some words to his mentor. "I want to extend a very special prayer to my big brother, Kanye West," he said. "I know there's a lot of weird folks out there.

Chance the Rapper leads Chicago millennials to polls

Al Jazeera

Chicago, Illinois - On the eve of the US elections, Chance the Rapper took the stage to mobilise millennials of colour to vote. Hundreds of people filled Grant Park for a free concert by the Chicago-born, Saturday Night Live featured star along with group Twin Peaks and other musical acts, followed by a Parade to the Polls. The event is part of efforts to get African American, Latino, and younger voters out in a city whose liberal leanings influence the entire state of Illinois to be blue. This year, Chicago's early voter turnout hit a record, with a reported 350,000 Chicagoans proudly displaying their "I Voted" stickers from mail-in and in-person ballots. Both candidates have been pushing hard these last weeks of the election to get African American voters and Millennials on their sides.

Google Fiber to buy Webpass for big city Internet service

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

Kevin Lo, general manager of Google Fiber, announces Nashville has been selected for Fiber during a press conference in January 2015. Google Fiber said Wednesday it would acquire wireless service provider Webpass in a deal that could increase its ultra-high speed Internet service in major cities, particularly in apartment buildings. Webpass will help Google Fiber expand in cities such as San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Chicago and Boston, Webpass said in a blog post, which Google Fiber tweeted. We look forward to welcoming @Webpass to the Google Fiber team once the deal has closed: San Francisco-based Webpass says it has tens of thousands of customers and a foothold in over 600 buildings across the country, including both residential and business buildings.

Five things you may not know about debate moderator Chris Wallace

Los Angeles Times

Chris Wallace will become the first anchor from Fox News to moderate a presidential debate when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash for the final time Wednesday at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. He may be new to viewers who don't watch his program "Fox News Sunday," but the son of the legendary "60 Minutes" correspondent has been a TV news fixture for five decades. His first job was at the TV station that hosted the 1960 presidential debate. Wallace started his reporting career at WBBM in 1975, the CBS-owned television station in Chicago where John Kennedy and Richard Nixon participated in the very first televised face-off of White House contenders in. The building on McClurg Court that housed WBBM's studios, where Nixon sweated and Wallace first toiled, was demolished in 2009.