Top 40 People in the media for 03/14/2019

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Frank Cali, the Slain Gambino Boss, Was a ‘Ghost’ Who Avoided the LimelightFrancesco Cali, reputed leader of the Gambino crime family, in a mugshot taken in 2008 by the Italian police.CreditItalian Police, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

ImageFrancesco Cali, reputed leader of the Gambino crime family, in a mugshot taken in 2008 by the Italian police.CreditCreditItalian Police, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

By Michael Wilson and Benjamin Weiser

  • March 14, 2019

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Francesco Cali wore the label quietly: old school. The reputed boss of the Gambino crime family was nothing like John J. Gotti, the “Dapper Don” who ruled the same operation when Mr. Cali was a young man.

He kept a low profile in his Staten Island neighborhood, yet he met the same bloody fate as many of his predecessors on Wednesday night, gunned down in the street outside his brick home in a brazen assassination that recalled the mob wars of decades past.

Mr. Cali, 53, was shot six times in the Todt Hill section of Staten Island at around 9:20 p.m., the police said. Neighbors heard a staccato burst of gunshots — “pow-pow-pow-pow-pow,” one said on Wednesday night — all the same volume, as if fired from the same gun. A blue pickup truck was spotted fleeing the scene, the police said.

Mr. Cali was pronounced dead at Staten Island University Hospital.

The bloody attack stood out against its serene setting on Hilltop Terrace: a tree-lined, curving lane of stately homes with circular driveways and swimming pools. Mr. Cali’s body lying on the street was a throwback to black-and-white photographs from Mafia assassinations past in Manhattan.

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By:Kyle Ratke | 7 hours ago

What a wild time free agency has been.

We thought Teddy Bridgewater turned down an offer from the Dolphins to remain with the Saints, but that may not be the case.

Like Anthony Barr, it appears as if Bridgewater changed his mind. He finished a free-agent visit with the Dolphins on Wednesday and left without a deal.

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Obviously, there’s more of an opportunity for Bridgewater to start in Miami than in New Orleans. At the very least, you’d expect there to be a quarterback competition between Bridgewater and Ryan Tannehill. That is, if the Dolphins don’t cut Tannehill.

Bridgewater hasn’t gotten much of an opportunity since suffering a gruesome knee injury with the Vikings in 2016. He looked great with the Jets in preseason last year and the Saints were willing to give up a third-round pick for Bridgewater.

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#5 Our second cover for the new Forbes 400 issue: developer Rick Caruso, the man behind The Grove, the new Palisades Village and a trend of reimagining retail. He is also an active philanthropist, runs a tight ship and keeps a well-dressed office. #forbes #business #entrepreneur #businessman #billionaire #rickcaruso #caruso #portrait #makeportraits #portraitphotography @rickcaruso @nesmurray #construction #developer #retail #forbes400

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Olivia Jade Was Reportedly on the USC Board of Trustees Chairman’s YACHT When the Scandal Broke

Welp, this isn’t a great look!



  • Lori Loughlin has been accused of bribing her daughter Olivia Jade’s way into USC.
  • Olivia was apparently on a yacht owned by the USC Board of Trustees Chairman when the scandal broke.

In case you're wondering where Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade was when she heard that her mom was about to be arrested, that would be a yacht. A yacht apparently owned by the USC Board of Trustees Chairman/casual billionaire Rick Caruso.

Which is pretty awkward considering Olivia got into USC because her parents allegedly“agreed to pay bribes totaling $500,000 in exchange for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the USC crew team—despite the fact that they did not participate in crew—thereby facilitating their admission to USC.”

TMZ reports that Olivia spent March 12 (when news of the college cheating scandalbroke) on the yacht, where she and Rick’s daughter Gigi (plus a few other friends) were celebrating spring break.

“My daughter and a group of students left for spring break prior to the government’s announcement yesterday,” Rick told TMZ. “Once we became aware of the investigation, the young woman decided it would be in her best interests to return home.”

This is all kinds of yikes, but at least Rick won’t be involved in deciding whether or not Olivia gets to stay at USC—that’s up to the university’s president.

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#9 Rosario Dawson • Cory Booker

Rosario Dawson And Cory Booker Are Not Just Dating — They're Madly, Truly In Love

The movie star recently confirmed that she is indeed dating the 2020 presidential candidate.

Michael BlackmonBuzzFeed News Reporter

Posted on March 14, 2019, at 3:43 p.m. ET

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Actor Rosario Dawson confirmed on Thursday that she is definitely in a relationship with Sen. Cory Booker, a presidential candidate for the 2020 race, finally putting rumors to bed about whether or not the two were an item."Yes, very much so," Dawson said while walking through Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC, when asked by a TMZ reporter if she were dating Booker.Ladies and gentlemen, cue "Seasons of Love" from the Rent soundtrack.When asked how the two were getting along so far, Dawson had nothing but glowing things to say about Booker."So far, so wonderful," she said."He's a wonderful human being. It's good to spend some time together when we can. We're very busy."

Last month on Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, Booker played coy, saying he had "a boo," though he didn't reveal any names.Booker did say that he was dating someone "really special" and was adamant that she would make a great first lady.In the 2016 election, Dawson was a full-on Bernie Sanders supporter. Sanders has said he will run again in 2020, but Dawson is fully behind Booker."I think so, yeah, he's an amazing human being," Dawson told TMZ when asked if Booker would make a great president.If you think the couple is preparing to go to the altar, that's up in the air. Dawson said she has "no idea" if wedding bells are in their near future."I am just grateful to be with someone that I respect and love and admire so much who is so brilliant and kind and caring and loving," she said.A spokesperson for Booker's office did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News' request for comment.

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#10 Rosario Dawson • Cory Booker Exclusive from @tmz_tv #RosarioDawson is all in on #CoryBooker for President in 2020, but she might be a little biased … because she just confirmed with us … they’re in a serious, loving relationship.The actress was at the Reagan National Airport in D.C. Thursday when our guy quizzed her on what’s been widely rumored — she’s the woman Booker referred to last month on the Breakfast Club when he said he was dating someone very special, while adding, “I got a boo.” It didn’t take much prodding before Dawson said it was true and began gushing over her man, calling him an amazing human being and saying their relationship is a wonderful thing.#empressive#empressivetv

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#12 ???NEW SHOW ALERT???I’m sharing a house with my man @vinnyguadagnino and 20 women…what a country!? The season premiere of @DoubleShotAtLove is coming at ya on Jerzday, April 11th!

???NEW SHOW ALERT???I'm sharing a house with my man @vinnyguadagnino and 20 women...what a country!? The season premiere of @DoubleShotAtLove is coming at ya on Jerzday, April 11th!

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'Jersey Shore' Stars Pauly D and Vinny Guadagnino Will Hand Out Roses on 'Double Shot at Love' -- Watch!By Paige Gawley‍ 11:59 AM PDT, March 14, 2019

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DJ Pauly D and Vinny Guadagnino are looking for love!

On Thursday, MTV announced more details about the Jersey Shore stars' new dating reality show, Double Shot at Love With DJ Pauly D and Vinny. According to the press release, "the iconic duo is looking to step out of the shore house and into the arms of their ‘Ride-or-Dies.’"

The 20 contestants, ranging in age from 22 to 37, will get to choose whose love they're competing for, while the guys will get the ultimate say in who stays and who goes. 

In the first promo for the series, which premieres April 11, Pauly and Vinny -- wearing matching tuxedo vests -- are holding roses in the colors of the Italian flag. "Will you accept these bros?" Vinny asks in the clip, as Pauly stands beside him.

Keep reading for more on all of the women vying for the Jersey boys' hearts!

Alli Adams, 28, Green Bay, Wisconsin

According to her Instagram bio, Alli is currently based in Nashville, Tennessee, and working in marketing and public relations.

Alysse Joyner, 24, Brooklyn, New York 


Alysse has a separate Instagram account to show off her cooking skills.

Ashley Lands, 24, New York, New York

Ashley drives race cars, climbs buildings, models and acts, according to her website.

Brittani “B-lashes” Schwartz, 27, Lake Grove, New York


Her Instagram account is private, but, in her profile pic, Brittani looks cool as she poses alongside a blue car in an all-black look.

Brittnay Dawson, 33, Norfolk, Nebraska

According to her website, Brittnay is an entrepreneur and television personality who serves as the CEO of a media production agency.

Cate Lapera, 27, Staten Island, New York

Cate's Instagram account shows her partying with friends and rocking a New York Giants jersey on more than one occasion.

Christina Lawrence, 29, Los Angeles, California

From the looks of her Instagram, Christina appears to be quite the yogi!

Derynn Paige, 25, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Derynn is the founder of a clothing line, which she recently started after graduating from Rutgers University.

Deseree Flores, 37, Scottsdale, Arizona

Deseree works as a personal trainer, even posting videos of her workouts on YouTube.

Elle Wilson, 25, Waverly, Pennsylvania


Not much is immediately clear about the Philadelphia-based Elle, but she does have more than 10,000 followers on her private Instagram account. 

Holly Gurbisz, 26, Matawan, New Jersey 


Holly's Instagram bio reads, "True beauty is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside."

Maria Elizondo, 22, West New York, New Jersey

Maria was on season seven of MTV's Are You the One? 

Marissa Lucchese, 22, Massapequa Park, New York 

Marissa works as a makeup artist in the tri-state area.

Michelle “Mish” Gao, 22, Tustin, California


According to her Instagram bio, Mish is obsessed with music, has a passion for travel and loves to smile.

Nadya Erazo, 29, Pomona, California

Nadya works as both a promo and print model and a makeup artist.

Nikki Hall, 26, Los Angeles, California


Nikki's Twitter bio describes her as a loner, lover, writer and feminist.

Shira Tran, 27, New Orleans, Louisiana

Shira is passionate, values positive vibes and loves fashion, beauty, CrossFit and gymnastics, according to her Instagram bio.

Susan “Suzi” Baidya, 30, Irvine, California

Suzi's Instagram features lots of outdoorsy shots as well as pics from concerts and hanging out with friends.

Victoria Fryer, 25, Long Beach, California

Victoria frequently rocks swimsuits on her Instagram page, where she has nearly 10,000 followers.

Zuljeily Andino, 30, Miami, Florida


Zuljeily describes herself as a former beauty queen on Instagram.

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Hello Again and Thanks for reading it is I David "IT40" Ellenberger with an update on the status of my lawsuit against Alphabet inc case # 4:20-CV-04877-SBA  and the website and life in general. By now if you regularly visit you may have read this section "author info" or Bio. So I am adding to it with more bio and more info. I originally liked the idea of voting on the internet 20-25 years ago when I first got online with WebTV (does anyone remember that?).

The technology at that time was not advanced enough to easily be able to vote online or watch videos or much else for that matter but I was hooked and look at what we can do now with videos, IOT, and everything else, but I digress. I started about 5 years ago and the user base has been going up steadily ever since. I wanted to be another Facebook, with music and voting and that is all coming together slowly but surely. BTW if you want to help or have any interest please feel free to email me anytime.

Now in my previous Author Info or bio page I made it clear or at least I thought I made it clear, I am personally suing Alphabet inc. in Federal Court for Fraud. I have evidence to prove they are not counting all the pageviews, among other things and defrauding myself and probably millions of other website owners and content creators out of Billions of dollars. So if I wasn't clear or you didn't know it's true I am suing Alphabet inc. in Federal Court for Fraud the case was recently moved from my state of Kentucky to N. California to make it easier for Alphabet inc. to steam roll me or so they think. Needless to say if you are interested and I hope you are you can look the case up online under my name "David Russell Ellenberger" or the case # which is 4:20-CV-04877-SBA.

Now, I want to make it clear to you and everyone that I am not suing Alphabet inc. aka Google for fraud just because I want a million dollars for nothing. I am suing Google for fraud because I think they are committing  a serious crime with worldwide and societal ramifications, it is a  very serious problem.  I am suing Google for fraud because to put it simply the analytics numbers don't add up at least not in my favor or yours, there is something very fishy going on with the Google analytics numbers. Of course Google has an excuse for every one of them but I have reasons and the actual numbers and they don't add up, more about the numbers later.

Companies like Google are making Billions of dollars a year in profits telling us data is the most valuable thing and misleading us and misdirecting the media and the world every chance they can.  Now data is valuable and they are making billions in profits seemingly like magic but there is no magic to it just corruption and lies. One thing Alphabet inc. aka Google is really making their money from and that is advertising dollars and they are putting all of this advertising on the websites other people have created.

Websites that I have created and  websites you have created and websites millions of others around the world have created websites or content. For example Just writing a text is creating content and that's where Google puts the billions in advertising they receive and keeping most of it for themselves. Yes content others have created and yet somehow they are keeping almost all of these billions for themselves and not distributing it equitably to the real workers the true content creators who actually deserve the advertising monies. Google has made it's billions on the backs of you and me. Think about that for a minute, how can they continue to justify this? They Can't, it has to change.

For example if I were to prevail in the current lawsuit just half of the monies or $20 billion put into a basic account and compounded at 5% annually we could realistically employ over 80,000 people at $24,000 a year, indefinitely.  Sounds unbelievable but its true and if we only employed 40,000 people we could pay them approx. $48,000 a year indefinitely. Its all true. Its simply a matter of having the money and the will to do it. Now is 40,000 people a lot well yes it would be a lot of employees but with more money simply put into a trust account we could employ more people

I David Russell Ellenberger through my website am suing Google to try to help right a wrong. A wrong committed by Google that has simply gotten out of hand. Most people may think they can't do anything about it. Nothing can stop Google, the politicians don't care they use all of Googles data to further their own campaigns and line their own pockets while the rest of us keep on creating the content for Google, nothing can be done, this however is not the case, we can do something.

The politicians and Alphabet inc. aka Google have done nothing to help society at large other than organize it so they can keep more money in secret and pay off all their buddies with their fraudulently obtained money. It's gotten so bad that the politicians and others in control won't even talk about it, they ignore it and hope it goes away, they won't even try to stop google because it is helping them too much and maybe they are scared of Google or who knows what they may be thinking. But it looks like fraud and it's coming to an end.

I'm telling you we can do something and I David Russell Ellenberger an average citizen Content Creator am saying to you, I'm not scared of Google because I have nothing left to loose.  I David Russell Ellenberger am telling you there is something you too can do, if nothing else, tell all your friends to come to aka IT40, believe these words and Create your Content.

Further I promise to you and all who read this if we do prevail in the lawsuit against Alphabet Inc. We will use half of any monies we may receive to pay "content creators" a living wage. I pledge to anyone who is reading this, we will use half of any monies we may receive to help those who really do want to work on the internet and create content and tell us what they think. We will use half of any money so you can Get Paid, we want you to get paid for the content you create and get paid everyday and Get Paid to Vote create data and to be able to do this work online and from your home or anywhere in the world you care to be. Because in the words of an ancient scholar Y-O-U are the business Y-O-U are creating all the data, Y-O-U are the content creators and Y-O-U are all that matters.

Now the main thing I want you to take away form this and to know, Alphabet inc. is and has been committing fraud against you, me and everyone who uses the internet. I don't think Google started out to defraud the world it has just degenerated into this endless morass of corruption and fraud and no one seems to care, Well I care and I know you care too.  Sadly Google has been doing this with impunity for years and it is only getting worse. Please don't let them fool you with their lies and obfuscation. Do some research create some content build a website and research the analytics numbers you will find I am right. Google owes you, me and everyone online thousands if not 10's of thousands of dollars for all the data and advertising dollars they have co-opted from you and the rest of the world. So join with me don't use any Google products or file your own lawsuit in federal court against Alphabet inc. I will be glad to help you any way I can and show you how to do it if need be. It will take a sincere effort on your part but it will definitely help your self esteem, society and the world.

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