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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino

Reality Star 'The Situation' Released From Federal Prison

The reality television star’s publicist said he was released from prison in Otisville, New York, Thursday morning, Sept. 12, 2019, after serving about eight months for tax evasion.
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In this photo provided by Starpix, James Pitaro speaks at the Paley Center for Media in New York, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (Patrick Huban/Starpix via AP)

ESPN President Expects Silicon Valley To Bid For NFL Rights

ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro expects competition from Silicon Valley when the NFL's television contracts come up for renewal.
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Starbucks Set to Launch Pick-Up Only Cafes

Say goodbye to long lines at Starbucks. The coffee chain is getting ready to roll out a new type of café that caters only to mobile and delivery orders. The new express cafes are not intended to take the place of existing Starbucks shops, which are considered a “third-place” location for consumers...
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A cable car turns onto Washington Street with the Transamerica Pyramid in the background Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

San Francisco's Iconic Cable Cars To Shut Down For Repairs

The city's transit agency says it needs to get the manually operated cable cars off the street to rehabilitate the gearboxes that power the system that started in the 1890s. Shuttle buses will instead transport people along the steep streets of the cable car routes.
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Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Fallon

Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Fallon Recreate Music Video Dances

It’s not surprising at all that a dance party would break out when Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Fallon got together, but this one was next level.
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In this Aug. 13, 2019 photo provided by the National Toy Hall of Fame are the 2019 finalists, from left to right, Jenga, Magic the Gathering, My Little Pony, Coloring Book, Matchbox Cars, Top, Nerf Blaster, Risk, Masters of the Universe, Care Bears, Smart

Smartphone, Matchbox Cars Among Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

"These 12 toys represent the wide scope of play — from the simple, traditional spinning top that has been played with since pre-history to the ultra-modern smartphone which has dramatically changed how people of all ages play and connect," said Christopher Bensch, vice president for collections.
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This Aug. 22, 2019 photo shows Rapsody posing for a portrait in New York to promote her latest album "Eve." (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP)

With "Eve," Rapsody Gains Traction In The Best Rapper Debate

Rapsody. The witty, sharp-tonged MC may not only be the best female rapper, but the best lyricist in the entire genre — a compliment few women have garnered despite the genre being decades old.
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Jennifer Aniston Back on TV After 15 Years

Jennifer Aniston stole hearts on the hit show ‘Friends’ as the “daddy’s girl” turned businesswoman, but now she is returning to the small screen with a new role. Twenty-five years ago, she took on the character Rachel Green on the NBC sitcom. Aniston will now both star in and executive produce...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces new products at an event Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Apple Takes On Netflix With A $5-a-Month Streaming Service

Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1.
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EXCLUSIVE: See If Lizzo 'Swipes Right' for BTS, Bieber, and More

“Why y’all doing this to me?” Lizzo laughs, backstage before another self-love, hit-filled, spiritual, show-stopping performance. We asked the “Truth Hurts” singer to play a simple game of Swipe Right , making her pick between some tough choices, swiping right for approval and swiping left to...
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