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Hotness In The News Thursday October 19

Hotness In The News Thursday October 19

Today’s top news, fashion and entertainment headlines. Here are the 7 after 7 ‘Hotness In The News’ stories to know today and make small talk, better.

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HEADLINER – Oct. 19

Operation Cross Country XI .  84 children were rescued from  a multi-state human trafficking ring that also saw 120 people arrested in a coordinated mission by the FBI. The sting is part of a 2003 venture called the Innocence Lost National Initiative, which is responsible for finding and identifying 6,500 children since its inception. In Chicago, two teenage traffickers were arrested and agents rescued three minors held as sex slaves…..Read more

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The shooting suspect who was the focus of a day-long manhunt after he opened fire on his co-workers in Maryland, killing three and wounding two, has been arrested. The rampage began Wednesday morning, when the gunman shot five employees at Advanced Granite Solutions, located 40 miles northeast of Baltimore, with three of those victims dead. Gunman then drove 50 miles to a used-car dealership in Wilmington, Del., where he shot an acquaintance in the head and body with the victim surviving. 

 
In Chicago news: The Chicago Cubs pulled through and avoided an NLCS sweep by the LA Dodgers in a 3-2 win in Wrigley field though manager Joe Maddon was ejected over a call (Curtis Granderson’s strike three call that the umps called a foul ball). Javier Baez scored two home runs and Jake Arrieta showed us why he was a Cy Young award winner. Game 5 takes place tonight at Wrigley and they need another win to hang on. The Art Institute of Chicago is calling bologna on the Pierre Auguste Renoir painting called Two Sisters that president Trump says he owns the original. The painting has actually been hanging at Art Institute of Chicago for nearly 100 years. Did travel ticket hold startup Options Away which raised $3.5 million back in 2015 and received tons press last year fold?

 There’s a scandal brewing in the world of Iditarod racing and it involved banned drugs and dogs. The world’s most famous sled dog race which covers nearly 1,000-miles across the Alaskan wilderness, has discovered several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug-the opioid pain reliever Tramadol. The musher has not been named because of the unlikelihood that race organizers could prove the musher intentionally administered the drug. 

ENTERTAINMENT

 Anna Faris, the actress, is dating again, two months after announcing her separation from Chris Pratt. Faris was spotted with cinematographer Michael Barrett who recently worked on “Overboard” starring Anna Farris. TMZ notes that Chris Pratt and Anna met in 2007 on the set of “Take Me Home Tonight.”
• Chelsea Handler is exiting her Netflix talk show to focus on activism according to the comedienne. Handler says in a statement that she plans to devote as much time as she can to become “a more knowledgeable and engaged citizen” and take on projects that have personal significance. The comedian adds that her goal is to be better informed and “participate in a more meaningful way.”

FASHION

• E! Fashion Police is Au Revoir! and ending its iconic run after two decades. The Fashion commentary show which was helmed by the late Joan Rivers will air its final show on Nov. 27 with a special episodeFashion Police: The Farewell, on Nov. 27 and will reveal never-before-seen footage. In other fashion related news, Hearst is buying Rodale Inc, publisher of Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World and Bicycling in a  deal estimated at well under $250 million.

“You can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.”― Jodi Picoult


Katie Couric selling lavish Park Ave. apartment for $8.25M

Yelpers Are Trashing a Restaurant That Admitted to Reselling Popeyes Chicken As Its Own

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Breaks Down In Tears Over Gord Downie Death

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