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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Tues 9/10/13

For as long as such records have been kept, there has always been a named Atlantic hurricane or tropical storm active on September 10. This year, the National Hurricane Center reports that tropical storm Humberto is active near the Cape Verde Islands and could be upgraded to a hurricane by midweek.

Jennifer Love Hewitt's fiance allegedly got physical with a member of the paparazzi, who went to police and, as of now, is pressing charges.

Patrick Stewart got married over the weekend. He's 73, she's 36. Sir Ian McKellen was said to have performed the ceremony.

NBC says "The Voice" is getting four new advisers, including Blake Shelton and Cher, Christina Aguilera and Ed Sheeran, Adam Levine and Ryan Tedder, and CeeLo Green and Miguel.

Rumor has it that Miley Cyrus was going to be on the cover of Vogue magazine, but that it's been canceled.

Prison Break star Wentworth Miller, who revealed last month that he's gay, says he tried to commit suicide "more than once" when he was growing up because the pain of coming to terms with his sexual orientation.

Zach Galifianakis' wife is very pregnant and due to give birth any day now.

Apple announces what's new at a press conference this morning.

"Bachelor" contestant Gia Allemand was on the phone with her mother when she committed suicide and hanged herself.

Nissan is introducing a new Smartwatch, that is more about connecting with your car than your phone.

Miley continues to keep going for the shock. In Germany, she appeared on a TV show where she was spanking a twerking dwarf. It's on YouTube if you care.

Mel Gibson got into an argument with Malibu police at a DUI checkpoint. He was carrying a female passenger but no license. [The police warned Gibson that it was stupid to drive without a license, and warned the girl that it was stupid to be dating Mel Gibson.]

MAN'S WORLD'S LONGEST TONGUE KEEPS GROWING _ A man with the world's longest tongue will retain his record after it kept growing. Stephen Taylor's tongue has grown to 3.8 inches. The teaching graduate, from Coventry, England, got to meet Gene Simmons from Kiss, who was left speechless by the size of Taylor's tongue.

TINA FEY WILL RETURN TO SNL FOR SEASON PREMIERE _ Tina Fey will host the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 28 with musical guest The Arcade Fire. Following her will be Miley Cyrus on October 5 and Bruce Willis on October 12.

TV TONIGHT: KING OF THRONES _ King of Thrones premieres tonight (9p ET, Destination America).  It focuses on extreme bathroom renovations. In the premiere, the designers are asked to create a mobile porta-potty for frozen lake ice fishing.

BREAKING BAD FAN SUES APPLE OVER SPLIT FIFTH SEASON _ Some fans complained when they realized that buying a "season pass" to download the fifth season of the TV show Breaking Bad only entitles them to download the first half of the fifth season. One viewer has taken this a step further, suing Apple. Everyone's calling the 8 episodes from last year and the 8 from this year "season 5" -- and those ordering it on iTunes assumed all 16 episodes were part of the season pass.  A doctor from Ohio is serving as the plaintiff in a class action for "similarly situated" customers who subscribed to the show through iTunes.

A website called Ghetto Tracker launched last week.  It lets people identify BAD AREAS in their cities.  But it drew a ton of criticism, so the creator renamed it "Good Part of Town."  Then he shut it down.  But now he's RE-LAUNCHED it again, under the original name.

Washington D.C. is considering new regulations to require a 24-hour waiting period . . . for TATTOOS.  According to the D.C. Health Department, it's to stop impulse tattoos, since some people regret getting them the next day.  The regulations could go into effect early next month.

A company in Waco, Texas is under fire for selling a decal for your truck tailgate . . . that makes it look like there's a woman tied up in the back.

According to a new study, the NFL teams with the happiest fans after a WIN are:  The New Orleans Saints, the Cleveland Browns, and the Oakland Raiders.  And the teams with the saddest fans after a LOSS are fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Detroit Lions, and the New England Patriots.

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