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SWB/Today’s Conversations: TOP DESIGN DESTINATIONS; Affordable Beach Towns; Comey’s Testimony

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SWB/Today’s Conversations: TOP DESIGN DESTINATIONS; Affordable Beach Towns; Comey’s Testimony

June 7, 2017      In NEWS ASTIR Comments Off on SWB/Today’s Conversations: TOP DESIGN DESTINATIONS; Affordable Beach Towns; Comey’s Testimony

BREAKFAST talk

Cinnamon Sugar Breakfast Puffs/from food 52


NEWS


WORLD

Iran’s Parliament and Shrine of Ayatollah Hit by Terrorists in Deadly, Rare Attacks

WSJ


HEADLINES

WSJ

U.S. Oil Exports Double, Reshaping Vast Global Markets

READ


REUTERS

At least 12 killed in militant attack in Iran, Guards blame Saudi Arabia

READ


BLOOMBERG

Bill Gross Says Market Risk Is Highest Since Pre-2008 Crisis

READ


IBT

Why Are Drug Prices Going Up? Democratic Power Players Help Pharmaceutical Industry In Connecticut Battle

READ


THE GUARDIAN

Death toll from London Bridge attack rises after body found in Thame

READ


POLITICS

Trump names FBI director nominee

THE HILL

Key moments from intel chiefs’ testimony on Trump and Russia

POLITICO


MARKETS

In Wait for Comey, Wall Street Dares to Take Small Steps Forward

The S&P 500 was up 0.15%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.18%, and the Nasdaq rose 0.36%.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil settles at $45.72, down 5.1% at 5-week low, after big US stockpile rise

CNBC


  • INVESTING

849,751% Return from a Cat-themed Smart Beta ETF

READ


SECTORS

  • TECH

Apple announced the future this week, and you probably didn’t even notice

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

Why These Are The Most Affordable Beach Towns For Real Estate

FORBES


 INSPIRED


ENTREPRENEUR

How Christina Lauren Went From Fanfiction Fame To 14 Bestsellers

For Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings write together under the pen name Christina Lauren.  Nearly nine years after Hobbs published her fanfiction The Office, which she rewrote with Billings, the duo now has 20 books and 14 consecutive New York Times bestsellers under their belt. Their latest book and first standalone novel, Dating You/Hating You, hits bookstores on June 6.

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

The Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses For 2017

In the fad-prone physical fitness business, one of the hottest offerings is the 60-minute workout developed by Ellen Latham, 60. Her Boca Raton-based gym franchisor, Orangetheory Fitness, is in the No. 1 spot   In the last two years, system-wide sales have jumped from $86.8 million in 2014 to $451 million last year.

FORBES


 LIFESTYLE


PERSONAL ECONOMY – WORK/LIFE

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

8. Video Basics for All: Shoot With Your iPhone, Edit Like a Pro , Skillshare

INC.


DIY HOME –  KITCHENS

11 Adorably Tiny Kitchens

Architect Chakib Richani took advantage of every last sliver of space when designing this 645-square-foot pied-à-terre in London. An oven and wine cooler are integrated into the kitchen wall, while the refrigerator is concealed behind the walnut paneling.

AD


SWB LIFE – TRAVEL

AD’s Top Design Destinations for July 2017

If the promise of azure water, Aperol spritzes, and ultra-fresh seafood isn’t reason enough to go, the Ravello Festival returns to the ethereal gardens of Villa Rufolo July 1. Make the elegant Monastero Santa Rosa—a boutique hotel in a 17th-century monastery—your home base and venture out to Ravello, Positano, and Amalfi.

AD


COCKTAIL hour

Strawberry Frosé

The it drink of summer.


“edgy, controversial, fun talk”

Bars in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Houston, Texas, are opening early on Thursday to screen Comey’s testimony, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. EST.

BI


Obama and Trudeau’s dinner date is a perfectly served attack on Trump

QUARTZ


Harvard Rescinds Admissions To 10 Students For Offensive Facebook Memes

Harvard University campus. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FORBES


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