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Unfortunately getting this one to rhyme is too hard, so I'll just spell it out.

My prefix was yours but is now ours
My infix is both a sea animal and a musician
My suffix is a place you might lose a shoe
I am something that is in the news almost every day

The first 3 clues are all pop culture references, but they are quite well-known

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    $\begingroup$ If you're having trouble making it rhyme, then feel free to expand your riddle! Most enjoy a decent read when solving these too! $\endgroup$ – PerpetualJ Sep 13 '18 at 18:42
  • $\begingroup$ And here I was hoping you were talking about me. $\endgroup$ – Riley Sep 14 '18 at 8:19
  • $\begingroup$ I was confused by "Riley", so in case anyone else is: puzzling.meta.stackexchange.com/q/6324/16581 $\endgroup$ – JPhi1618 Sep 14 '18 at 15:47
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I'm pretty sure you're

BASEBALL.

My prefix was yours but is now ours

All your base are belong to us. You have no chance to survive make your time.

My infix is both a sea animal and a musician

I confess I don't know this one. Maybe SEB (there's a Sebastian in "The Little Mermaid", apparently, and there must be lots of musicians of that name)?

My suffix is a place you might lose a shoe

BALL, as identified by El-Guest.

I am something that is in the news almost every day

Indeed it is, if you're in the US. And arguably BASEBALL is America's favourite sport.

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  • $\begingroup$ That is the correct answer! $\endgroup$ – Ertai87 Sep 13 '18 at 17:50
  • $\begingroup$ The musician referenced in the infix was intended to be rot13(wbunaa fronfgvra onpu) but there are numerous possible correct answers there. $\endgroup$ – Ertai87 Sep 13 '18 at 17:52
  • $\begingroup$ Nice answer!! :D $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Sep 13 '18 at 17:52
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    $\begingroup$ I confess it would never have occurred to me to call that particular musician by that name :-). $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Sep 13 '18 at 18:01
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Are you

LUCILLE BALL?

My prefix was yours but is now ours

Loose lips mean a secret was mine but now ours?

My infix is both a sea animal and a musician

This is Seal.

My suffix is a place you might lose a shoe

Cinderella at the Ball.

I am something that is in the news almost every day

She’s America’s Favourite Redhead.

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  • $\begingroup$ The suffix is right, the rest is wrong (including the final answer). Unlike the other Rileys I've made today, this one is not a proper noun. $\endgroup$ – Ertai87 Sep 13 '18 at 17:45
  • $\begingroup$ You are on the right track though by thinking that the answer could be described as "America's favourite xxx" for some value of xxx but you need to figure that part out on your own ;-) $\endgroup$ – Ertai87 Sep 13 '18 at 17:47
  • $\begingroup$ Also, this one does not use homophones (I would have said if it did). $\endgroup$ – Ertai87 Sep 13 '18 at 17:49
  • $\begingroup$ The suffix is right? I thought for sure I had the infix rather than the suffix haha $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Sep 13 '18 at 17:52

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