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Disney+ faces glitches on launch day. You’ve probably already guessed why

Disney+ faces glitches on launch day. You’ve probably already guessed why

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November 12, 2019

Streaming service Disney+ launched Tuesday morning to massive anticipation — and technical glitches. Many users who tried to access the $6.99-a-month Disney app to watch heavily promoted shows like “The Mandalorian” experienced problems logging in and service failures. Some users who had issu...

TikTok music-video app gets national security review

TikTok music-video app gets national security review

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November 7, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. government has launched a national security review of the popular music-video app TikTok, which is owned by China’s ByteDance Inc., according to a person familiar with the investigation. Beijing-based ByteDance bought Musical.ly two years ago for almost $1 billion to me...

After drug overdose, a healthy Demi Lovato is loving who she is today

After drug overdose, a healthy Demi Lovato is loving who she is today

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November 5, 2019

LOS ANGELES — More than a year after her near-fatal drug overdose, Demi Lovato has a lot to say and little to change. “I think it’s been a very introspective year for me. I’ve learned a lot, been through a lot,” the “Confident” singer said at last weekend’s Teen Vogue Summit in Los Ange...

‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ bringing beloved tale to new heights

‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ bringing beloved tale to new heights

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October 29, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Imagine a Disney cartoon that melts into a live musical. That’s just what ABC is planning for Nov. 5. And if it sounds a little bit remarkable, it is. The hybrid will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Disney’s evergreen animated movie “The Little Mermaid.” The special will accompli...

Kylie Jenner trademarks ‘rise and shine.’ Of course she did

Kylie Jenner trademarks ‘rise and shine.’ Of course she did

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October 22, 2019

Never accuse Kylie Jenner of wasting time when something she says or does might make money. The beauty mogul applied last week to trademark the phrase “rise and shine” — along with a more laid-back version, “riiise and shiiinee” — to nail down the market on a mom moment that went viral. ...

What’s trending? On Twitter!- October 17th

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2019

MUSIC- Selena Gomez hints at new music coming soon. I saw the signs and I ignored it. @spotify pic.twitter.com/AdWcp34vt2 — Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) October 17, 2019 #NationalPastaDay- The Twitterverse shares their love of pasta all day long. All types of accounts participate in sharing p...

Nick Jonas is in, Gwen Stefani is out. This will be ‘The Voice’ in 2020

Nick Jonas is in, Gwen Stefani is out. This will be ‘The Voice’ in 2020

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October 8, 2019

Nick Jonas has landed a new gig as a coach in the forthcoming season of “The Voice,” with No Doubt’s lead singer Gwen Stefani stepping down. Jonas, one-third of the Jonas Brothers, announced Monday that he’d be joining the singing competition for its spring 2020 season. He was on “The Ell...

Review: Avril Lavigne, on her first tour in five years, proves she is still pop’s punk princess

Review: Avril Lavigne, on her first tour in five years, proves she is still pop’s punk princess

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October 1, 2019

CHICAGO — With a toss of her hair and pop of her hip, Avril Lavigne smirked at her audience. “Don’t pretend, I think you know I’m d--- precious,” she sang, delivering her “Hey Mickey”-esque 2007 single “Girlfriend.” “And hell yeah, I’m the (expletive) princess!” She’s still a “prince...

Emmys 2019: The best moments you didn’t see on TV

Emmys 2019: The best moments you didn’t see on TV

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September 24, 2019

LOS ANGELES — The 2019 Emmys broadcast saw plenty of memorable moments, from jaw-dropping upsets to historic wins. But some of the most memorable Emmys moments this year occurred off-screen — backstage, in the Microsoft Theater lobby and on the purple carpet. From “Queer Eye’s” run-in with Lin-Manue...

What we learned from Beyoncé’s surprise ‘Making the Gift’ documentary

What we learned from Beyoncé’s surprise ‘Making the Gift’ documentary

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September 17, 2019

Beyoncé’s penchant for surprises spilled onto network television Monday night when the pop superstar aired “Beyoncé Presents: Making the Gift” on ABC. The documentary special — a behind-the-scenes look at her musical ode to this summer’s “The Lion King” — dropped Monday with little ad...

‘Jersey Shore’ house available for rentals

‘Jersey Shore’ house available for rentals

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September 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — Now you too can GTL (Gym, Tan, Laundry) like the stars of MTV’s “Jersey Shore.” If you’ve got a few spare thousand dollars a night, that is. The Seaside Heights house where the network’s beloved reality series filmed can now be rented via Booking.com, reports indicate. The ...

These were the best and worst movies of summer 2019

These were the best and worst movies of summer 2019

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September 3, 2019

Now ends the summer movie season of our discontent — and the quality of the content was the problem. We won’t know how the 2019 summer box office fared until after Labor Day, generally considered the season’s end. There have been some major hits, including Sony-Marvel’s crowd-pleasing “Spider-...

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