Trump U Playbook, EDM Fest Deaths, Dior Cruise, Salesforce Acquisition + More

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Trump U. The playbook for Donald Trump’s defunct Trump University was ordered unsealed by U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel and now that the information is public it shows that one former executive testified Trump was personally involved in crafting its message. NBC reports that little of the records unsealed Tuesday was new, as Politico had already released the entire 2010 Trump University playbook but the release was a win for the Attorneys of The Washington Post, owned by Jeff Bezos, who is on Trumps naughty list. The cache of court documents also includes the 2009 playbook.  Read more


• Two people have died and 57 others are reportedly hospitalized from possible drug overdose during Sunset Music Festival, an EDM music festival at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. 21-year-old Katie Bermudez and 22-year-old Alex Haynes died from likely overdoses of an undetermined drug which may have been Molly aka MDMA.

• Salesforce, has agreed to buy Demandware Inc., a provider of cloud-commerce services, in a transaction worth about $2.8 billion reports Bloomberg. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of Salesforce’s fiscal year 2017 and increase Salesforce’s revenue by about $100 million to $120 million in fiscal 2017.

• The black box from EgyptAir flight MS804 that went missing May 19 and subsequently crashing in Mediterranean sea may have been found. French naval vessel detected an underwater signal that could have originated from one of the so-called black boxes. The recordings could help investigators determine the reason for the crash.


• Maya Rudolph and Martin Short’s new show Maya and Marty debuted last night on NBC. The one hour long variety show had guest appearances from Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Kate McKinnon, Jimmy Fallon, Kenan Thompson and Larry David. Miley Cyrus was the musical guest and the show ended with Savion Glover and the cast of “Shuffle Along” the Broadway hit nominated for 10 Tony awards.


• Since Raf Simons’ departure from Dior, the French fashion house has been helmed by a design team led by Lucie Meier and Serge Ruffieux and Tuesday they presented their 2017 Cruise collection in historic Blenheim Palace.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ― Thomas A. Edison

Cynthia Bailey of Real Housewives Atlanta and husband Peter Thomas have separated

Queen Elizabeth II and her corgis are on the cover of Vanity Fair

80 year old NY real estate mogul with a reported $1 billion astonishing art collection is getting divorced after 57 years

Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen are selling new vehicles with defective Takata airbags

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, 68, and wife Sally welcome twin girls Monday


Kate Beckinsdale
WOODSTOCK, ENGLAND - MAY 31:  Kate Beckinsale attends as Christian Dior showcases its spring summer 2017 cruise collection  at Blenheim Palace on May 31, 2016 in Woodstock, England.  (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)

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