Hotness In The News Tuesday March 3

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  “Know yourself…particularly your weaknesses and don’t let a day pass without moving toward eliminating them” ― David Calhoun (Executive Chairman of Nielsen) 

CHICAGO NEWS

Drew Peterson will return to court to face charges that he tried to hire a hit man to kill Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow. He faces one count of solicitation of murder for hire, and one count of solicitation of murder. [SUNTIMES]

NATIONAL NEWS

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During her time as Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton may have violated federal regulations that officials’ correspondence be retained as part of the agency’s record. by exclusively using a personal email account to conduct government business reports NY Times. Under federal law, however, letters and emails written and received by federal officials, such as the secretary of state, are considered government records and are supposed to be retained so that congressional committees, historians and members of the news media can find them. [NY TIMES]

WORLD NEWS

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The alleged leaders of the drug smuggling crew ‘Bali Nine’ Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be transferred from Kerobokan jail to the execution island of Nusakambanganon Wednesday, where families will be able to visit the two men on Nusakambangan. Indonesia plans to kill 10 drug felons in a mass execution that will require 120 members of a combined firing squad, 12 for each victim. [BBC]

SPORTS

During the Texas-Baylor basketball game last night, seven players were ejected in overtime after they left their respective benches to join a shoving match between two opposing players. Both coaches said the ejected players will not be suspended because no punches were thrown. Texas won 61-59. [ESPN]

BUSINESS

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China’s Huawei Technologies is planning a campaign to win over U.S. consumers, rolling out new mobile phones and wearable devices two years after it was named a national security threat by U.S legislators.At the Mobile World Congress over the weekend in Barcelona Huawei is changing its approach to marketing as it tries to shed its image as a purveyor of cheap technology products and currently has less than 1 percent of the U.S. market. [REUTERS]

CELEBRITIES

The reason Kelly Osborne left fashion police was due to how the network E! handled the backlash over Guiliana Rancic’s comments toward Zendaya.  Pagesix reports, “Kelly left not from the comment itself, but because of how Giuliana and the network handled it,” she was furious at Rancic’s claim that Osbourne didn’t object to the comment during several takes, where the Zendaya joke was repeated each time. Osbourne insists she did object each time. [PAGE SIX]

FASHION

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Giorgio Armani, following his Milan fashion week closing show Monday announced a new womenswear line titled New Normal, is in the works, it will be a full collection, full of “classic” items. “It will show how I think today’s women should dress,” Giorgio Armani said. [VOGUE UK]

LOOK OF THE DAY

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