Hotness In The News Wednesday March 4

Hotness in the News, brought to you by SociaLifeChicago, is your daily intel for quick news stories to keep you up on what’s going on in Chicago and the world,  to make small talk, better.

  “Music is the hidden arithmetical exercise of a mind unconscious that it is calculating.” ― Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

CHICAGO NEWS

source: daily mail
source: daily mail

Harpo no mo! After more than 20 years, Harpo Studios which helped put the West Loop of Chicago on the map and employed over 500 people at its peak, will close  at the end of the year and all productions for OWN network will cease and transition to a studio in California. Harpo Studios which opened in 1990, was sold last year to developer Sterling Bay Cos for about $32 million. Oprah came into town Tuesday to deliver the news. [CHICAGO TRIBUNE]

NATIONAL NEWS

source: abc2news
source: abc2news

A suspect believed to be  responsible for the shootings toward the National Security Agency (NSA) building and in the Baltimore-Washington area, over the last two weeks, is in FBI custody. [IB TIMES]

WORLD NEWS

source:Paul Allen Twitter
source:Paul Allen Twitter

The wreckage of Japanese WWI battleship Musashi, once one of the two largest warships in the world, has been found in the Sibuyan Sea near the Philippines by billionaire Paul Allen superyacht, the MY Octopus. [CNN]

The possession and sale of beef has been banned in the populous western state of Maharashtra, where India’s financial capital, Mumbai is in. The ban, imposing fines and up to five years in prison for violations, is an amendment to a 1972 law prohibiting the slaughter of cows, expanded to ban the slaughter of bulls, bullocks and calves but slaughter of water buffaloes will still be allowed. [NY TIMES]

SPORTS

source: USA Today
source: USA Today

Kansas University basketball team is celebrating their 11th consecutive Big 12 championship win beating No. 20 West Virginia 76-69 in overtime. The Jayhawks’ leading scorer junior forward Perry Ellis, injured his knee late into the first half and did not return but Frank Mason III helped seal the win by scoring the last eight points. Rock, chalk, Jayhawk! [USA TODAY]

BUSINESS

source: inroads
source: inroads

$2.10 trillion in profits are being reserved offshore by U.S companies to avoid taxes reports Bloomberg. Eight tech firms including Microsoft, Google and Apple added a combined $69 billion to this amount. General Electric Co. topped the list for the fifth straight year with $119 billion outside the U.S. [BLOOMBERG]

CELEBRITIES

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source: Eonline


David Beckham had a few of his celebrity friends and designer wife in attendance at a dinner to celebrate the launch of his whiskey Haig Club at the Wellington Arch in London. The liquor venture was co-created with Simon Fuller and Diageo. [E!ONLINE]

FASHION

source: instagram
source: instagram

Create a tech sensation, get fêted by the fashion world, that’s the formula right? Designer Jean Paul Gaultier, who announced his first ready-to-wear venture will be with Japanese retailer Seven and i Holdings, hosted Instagram founder Kevin Systrom at his couture salon for 50 guests that included Catherine Deneuve, Karlie Kloss, Christian Louboutin. Systrom, not sticking out like a Zuckerberg would, was dressed in navy Brioni suit and a Charvet tie. [WWD]

LOOK OF THE DAY

• TORREY DEVITTO

source: dailymail
source: dailymail

 

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