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HEADLINER – Tuesday April 10
Trump’s Fury. A Monday surprise for President Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen, FBI agents armed with warrants from the US Attorney Southern District of New York, raided Cohen’s Manhattan office, home and Loews Regency Hotel room. They seized Cohen’s computer, phone records, personal financial records, including tax returns, records about Cohen’s clients including records related to a 2016 payment Cohen made to adult-film star Stormy Daniels, and communications between Cohen and his clients including those between Trump. During a meeting with military leaders at the White House, Trump who’s already taken twitter this AM, called the raid “a disgrace,” and “an attack on our country, in a true sense. It’s an attack on what we all stand for.” The warrant comes on referral from Special Counsel Robert Mueller and many are awaiting to see if President Trump fires him as he directs some of the ire towards Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who you’ll remember recused himself when the special counsel was appointed. Only time, and leaking sources, will tell what this raid means/yields. WaPo is reporting that Cohen is being investigated for possible bank fraud, campaign finance violations….Read more
• A woman from Virginia (surprisingly not Florida) who was arrested on suspicion of beheading her boyfriend, told the arresting authorities they had to “take me back and let me get my heads.” Meanwhile, in a Brooklyn park, a woman’s limbless body was discovered Monday morning.
• In Chicago news: Senator Tammy Duckworth, placed her name in the history books once again over the weekend as she gave birth to her daughter, Maile Pearl Bowlsbey. Duckworth is the first Senator to give birth while in office. In Chicago City Hall shakeup news, Ald. Mike Zalewski announced Monday he will resign by May 31 which will pave the way for the appointment of a Hispanic alderman in the majority-Hispanic ward according to the Sun Times. The University of Chicago’s Trauma center is set for a May 1 opening after getting its final approval from the Illinois Department of Public Health. Over the weekend while in town for C2E2, This Is Us stars Justin Hartley (Knoxville native) and Milo Ventimiglia were spotted at Prime & Provisions Friday where they dined with Hartley’s parents and vegan Ventimiglia dined on vegan cauliflower steak. Hartley was also spotted at Siena tavern on Sunday dining with friends.
• Facebook’s largest ‘Black Lives Matter’ page might be a fraud. According to a recent report, the page which has about 700,000 followers has raised over $100,000 that were sent to Australian bank accounts. Speaking of FB, Mark Zuckerberg heads to the hill today and if your account was affected by the Cambridge Analytica data harvest, you should start receiving notification on your newsfeed. The link will let you see what apps you use and what information you have shared with them and separate tool lets you manually check whether you or your friends logged into the ‘This Is Your Digital Life’ quiz responsible for the data grab.
• We are all Jennifer Garner at some point. The actress, after having some wine shared the contents of her bag.
• Actress Rachel McAdams has welcomed a baby boy with her partner Jamie Linden. She never actually publicly confirmed she was pregnant though many reports and some public photos showed her growing belly. Her reps are yet to confirm the birth.
• Nike announced it is acquiring Tel Aviv based computer vision firm Invertex for an undisclosed sum. Invertex creates mobile applications that can analyze the body in 3-D to help ease the path to purchase. Nike’s Chief Digital Officer, Adam Sussman said of the news, “The acquisition of Invertex will deepen our bench of digital talent and further our capabilities in computer vision and artificial intelligence as we create the most compelling Nike consumer experience at every touch point.” but the surprise was on him instead. Supreme’s streak of high end collaborations continues as the streetwear brand teased an upcoming collab with luggage company Rimowa. It doesn’t come cheap though, the Supreme version of the Rimowa carry-on will run you $1,600 and larger one is $1,800. This LVMH collab comes on the heels of the brands accelerator program launch. La Maison des Startups, will host 50 international start-ups yearly, mainly identified through the LVMH Innovation Award. Anna Wintour, Ashley Graham, Maria Borges,Glenda Bailey, Stefano Tonchi were some of the fashion people attending the International Center Of Photography’s 34th annual Infinity Awards where Juergen Teller and Sam Mosso, Natalie Keyssar were honored.
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