4ZZZ launched its glorious tradition of counting down listeners' 100 favourite songs on New Year's Day 1977. More than 10 years later, 2JJJ in Sydney (which employed many ex-Zed staff) began conducting its own Hot 100. Because 4ZZZ held the rights to the name Hot 100, there was a little bit of legal biffo when TripleJ became a national broadcaster, so they changed the name of their survey to the "Hottest 100".
U.S. Believes Hostage, Kayla Mueller, Was Given to ISIS fighter as a Bride Before Murdered
The White House confirmed the Arizona woman's death Tuesday.
Washington Lawmakers said all the circumstances around Mueller's captivity and death underscore the need for Congress and the president to agree on a battleplan framework to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
Congress could receive President Obama's formal proposal on that as early as Wednesday.
"The letter that she sent home showed incredible grace, incredible courage, incredible strength in the face of an enormous evil," said the South Dakota Senator.