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To help Put an End to ‘Annoying’ Robocalls, the FCC has Implemented a New Caller ID Authentication Standard

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Those irritating robocalls about the auto warranty you didn’t have may be coming to an end. Starting Tuesday, wireless phone providers in the United States must implement STIR/SHAKEN, an industry-standard caller ID authentication technology that “helps protect consumers against malicious spoofed robocalls and helps law enforcement track, bad actors,” according …

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Robinhood to Pay $70M for Misleading Customers and Outages

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On Wednesday, Wall Street’s industry regulator fined Robinhood Financial LLC $70 million for “systemic” failings, including system outages, offering “false or misleading” information, and having poor options trading controls, all of which hurt millions of the app’s consumers. The penalty imposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the …

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Trump Organization CFO Surrenders Ahead of Expected Charges

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Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization’s longstanding chief financial officer, surrendered to authorities early Thursday ahead of a scheduled court appearance on the first criminal indictment in a two-year probe of Donald Trump’s business activities. At roughly 6:20 a.m., Weisselberg was photographed with his lawyer entering the structure that houses criminal …

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James Franco Agrees To Pay More Than $2 Million To Settle Class-Action Suit

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James Franco and two of his associates have agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by former acting school students. The agreement will now go before a judge for approval. The Hollywood Reporter reports that two former students, Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, claim Franco pressured them into inappropriate, increasingly …

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‘Smallville’ Actress Sentenced To Three Years In NXIVM Case

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Smallville actress Allison Mack was sentenced to three years in prison by a federal judge Wednesday for her role in the NXIVM case. She was also given a $20,000 fine. Mack, 38, pleaded guilty in 2019 to multiple charges, including racketeering and forced labor for her role as a high-ranking member of the sex cult. …

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Patti LaBelle Proudly Refers To Herself As ‘The Original Drag Queen’

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The Godmother of Soul is proudly calling herself “the original drag queen.” Patti LaBelle sat down with Page Six to discuss her diverse fanbase and heading out on tour later this year. “I’m the original drag queen,” LaBelle, 77, said. “I was wearing crazy hair, crazy makeup, crazy clothes.” The “Lady Marmalade” singer …

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Bow Wow Says Being A Rapper Is Too Stressful For Him

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Bow Wow took to Instagram on Tuesday to let the world know that being a rapper is too stressful for him. “I was soooo stressed putting this show together in 4 days for VERZUZ!!” he captioned the post. “What ya’ll don’t know is our hard drive CRASHED 6 mins before we went …

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