Hotness In The News Friday August 28

Hotness in the News by SociaLifeChicago is your daily intel for the morning’s hot news topics to get your day started. Make small talk, better.

“It’s a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning.” ― Jimmy Buffett

MIGRANT DEATHS

There’s been an increase in migrant deaths in Europe this year and in the past few days both Austria and Libya have reported cases. In Vienna three people have been arrested in connection with 71 dead migrants found in an abandoned refrigerated truck. 200 people are feared dead off the Libyan coastal city of Zuwara. Some of those dead may have been refugees fleeing violent areas and most of the deaths have happened at sea. [NY TIMES]


FAKE GOLDMAN SACHS

Only in China will you find  fake designer bags, fake Ikea and Apple store and now a fake Goldman Sachs. A company based in the town of Shenzhen is going by the name “Goldman Sachs (Shenzhen) Financial Leasing Co.” with its listed CEO name Zhou Linhong, not Lloyd Blankfein the real CEO of the real Goldman Sachs headquartered in NYC with branches all over the world. Speaking of China, an Uber driver reportedly robbed and sexually assaulted a female passenger in Chengdu and now a police investigation has begun. [CNN MONEY | VENTUREBEAT]


MCDONALDS SUPPLIER

A video that was reportedly shot undercover by animal rights group, Mercy For Animals, shows operators of T&S Farms a chicken supplier to Tyson foods which supplies McDonalds’ chicken nuggets, gruesomely handling the birds. From clubbing the small sickly birds to death with a pole w large spike, to standing on their heads to break their necks. [USA TODAY]


TROPICAL STORM ERIKA

That’s Erika with a K and she’s already hit Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and is expected to hit Florida and the Bahamas with about 12 inches of rain and potential to be the first hurricane to hit Florida since Wilma in 2005. [REUTERS]


JCREW

The company is refocusing on its “heritage” styles according to CEO Mickey Drexler following release that sales are down 10% compared to last year. The next collection that will be available by September 14 will include “ballet flats, cashmere, Jackie cardigans” and few other items that made J.Crew J.Crew before all the trendy stuff. [VOGUE UK]


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