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Hotness In The News Monday October 12

Hotness In The News Monday October 12

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.

  “Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.” ― Deepak Chopra

British economist, Angus Deaton was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science…USC Football coach Steve Sarkisian, who apparently favors Patron Silver tequila or Coors Light a little too much, has been placed on indefinite leave of absence…Southwest Airlines is still working to fix a system glitch that delayed about 450 of its flights on Sunday…California’s Gov Jerry Brown signed a bill banning public schools from naming sports teams ‘Redskins’ for school sports but they can continue to name parks or buildings after Confederate heros.

DELL – EMC

The deal is being billed as the largest technology acquisition ever at $67 billion, a transaction that involves a special type of stock and cash. EMC, led by CEO Joe Tucci, is a leader in offering data storage solutions and cloud computing and Dell which went back to being a private company in 2013 is the second largest server maker creating a “a corporate-computing giant.” [BLOOMBERG]


Jason Rezaian

The Washington Post correspondent who has been in a Tehran prison for over 14 months has been convicted of espionage following a behind closed doors trial in August though not much details surrounding the conviction in which he faced four charges, is available. Rezaian was arrested on July 22, 2014 and potentially faces a sentence of 10 to 20 years; Under Iranian law, Rezaian has 20 days to appeal. He is a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen. [WASHINGTON POST]


SPORTS

This will be first time in its 123 year rivalry that the St. Louis Cardinals will play a playoff game at Wrigley Field. Both teams are tied at one a piece going into tonight’s game set to start at 5:07 p.m CST. [ESPN]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Kanye West fake auditioned for American Idol’s final season at the show’s San Francisco casting this weekend…Speaking of President Obama, attending a Democratic party fundraiser in San Francisco over the weekend had some advice for the aspiring presidential candidate…Amy Schumer hosting SNL this past weekend took on guns, Kardashians as role models.


LOOK OF THE DAY

Matt Bomer @ Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden
WESTWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Actor Matt Bomer, wearing Bottega Veneta, attends the Hammer Museum Gala in Garden sponsored by Bottega Veneta at Hammer Museum on October 10, 2015 in Westwood, California.  (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for Hammer Museum)

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