♫♪  Taylor Swift - “Shake It Off”

“A Day in the Life of Taylor Swift”

I stay up too late. Got nothing in my brain. That’s what people say. That’s what people say.

No escape from quarantined neighborhood as Ebola anger boils over. Police commissioner urges West Point residents to stay calm and cooperate with health workers.

I go on too many dates. But I can’t make them stay. At least that’s what people say. That’s what people say.

WHO says 70 die from hemorrhagic illness in DRC; denies outbreak is Ebola. Researchers were still trying identify the disease affecting the Democratic Republic of Congo.

But I keep cruising. Can’t stop, won’t stop moving. It’s like I got this music. In my mind, saying it’s gonna be alright.

Deadly rebel counteroffensive a setback for Ukraine forces. Violence comes as Kiev officials begin inspecting a Russian aid convoy.

Cause the players gonna play play play play play. And the haters gonna hate hate hate hate hate. Baby I’m just gonna shake shake shake shake shake. Shake it off. Shake it off.

US attempt to rescue hostages in Syria failed failed failed failed failed. Islamic State demanded ransom before it beheaded journalist James Foley, which US refused, New York Times reports reports reports reports reports.

Heartbreakers gonna break break break break break. And the fakers gonna fake fake fake fake fake. Baby, I’m just gonna shake shake shake shake shake. Shake it off. Shake it off.

Burmese refugees wary over Thailand’s changes changes changes changes changes. New ration reductions and movement restrictions have refugees from Myanmar anxious about their future in Thailand Thailand Thailand Thailand Thailand.

I never miss a beat. I’m lightning on my feet. And that’s what they don’t see. That’s what they don’t see.

Boycott, divest from and sanction the United States. Let’s not ignore the co-conspirator in the continued injustice perpetrated against Palestinians.

I’m dancing on my own. I make the moves up as I go. And that’s what they don’t know. That’s what they don’t know.

Seals may have first carried tuberculosis to the New World. Ancient strain of TB found in 1,000-year-old Peruvian skeletons may provide clue to spread of disease.

But I keep cruising. Can’t stop, won’t stop grooving. It’s like I got this music. In my mind, saying it’s gonna be alright.

US aircraft strike targets in northern Iraq. Officials say the strikes are part of an effort to create a safe perimeter around a strategic dam in Mosul.

Cause the players gonna play play play play play. And the haters gonna hate hate hate hate hate. Baby, I’m just gonna shake shake shake shake shake. Shake it off. Shake it off.

Senior Hamas leaders among 25 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes -strikes -strikes -strikes -strikes. Attacks targeting Gaza City cemetery killed four Palestinians burying relatives killed in overnight strikes strikes strikes strikes strikes.

Heartbreakers gonna break break break break break. And the fakers gonna fake fake fake fake fake. Baby, I’m just gonna shake shake shake shake shake. Shake it off. Shake it off.

Decrying grisly murder, Obama vows to fight on against Islamic State State State State State. US airstrikes to continue despite warnings of more atrocities, but tactics to defeat armed group remain a dilemma dilemma dilemma dilemma dilemma.

Hey hey hey. Just think while you been getting down and out about the liars. And the dirty dirty cheats of the world. You could have been getting down to this sick beat.

Indonesia court set to rule on poll challenge. Police fire tear gas to break up rally by supporters of former general who lost last month’s presidential vote.

My ex man brought his new girlfriend. She’s like oh my god. But I’m just gonna shake. And to the fella over there with the hella good hair. Won’t you come on over baby we could shake shake shake.

Bank of America agrees to $16.65B settlement settlement settlement. Settlement with the Justice Department covers bank’s role in sale of securities made up of subprime mortgages mortgages mortgages.

Cause the players gonna play play play play play. And the haters gonna hate hate hate hate hate. Baby, I’m just gonna shake shake shake shake shake. Shake it off. Shake it off.

High court blocks same-sex marriage in Virginia Virginia Virginia Virginia Virginia. The Supreme Court ruling delays a lower court ruling that struck down Virginia’s ban on gay marriage marriage marriage marriage marriage.

Heartbreakers gonna break break break break break. And the fakers gonna fake fake fake fake fake. Baby, I’m just gonna shake shake shake shake shake. Shake it off. Shake it off.

Peru’s dangerous environmental regression regression regression regression regression. Peru cozies up to big mining companies and give police impunity in quelling eco-protests -protests -protests -protests -protests.

Shake it off. Shake it off. I I I shake it off. Shake it off. I I I shake it off. Shake it off. I I I shake it off. Shake it off. I I I shake it off. Shake it off. I I I shake it off. Shake it off. I I I shake it off. Shake it off. I I I shake it off. Shake it off.

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