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SWB/Today’s Conversations: TRAVEL TO BOTSWANA; Sessions Hearing; Dow Close to Record High


BREAKFAST talk

Peach Melba Breakfast Pops


NEWS


WORLD

U.S. blames North Korean government for cyber attacks since 2009

REUTERS


HEADLINES

WSJ

Jeff Sessions Testifies in Senate Intelligence Hearing

READ


REUTERS

Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russia ‘detestable lie’

READ


BLOOMBERG

Uber CEO to Take Leave, Diminished Role After Workplace Scandals

READ


IBT

Bernie Sanders Says Democrats Need To Do More Than Just Criticize Trump

READ


THE GUARDIAN

American student released from North Korea prison is reportedly in a coma

READ


POLITICS

Sessions: Suggestion of collusion with Russians an ‘appalling and detestable lie’

THE HILL

Sessions calls suggestion he colluded with Russia a ‘detestable lie’

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow on Track to Close at a Record as Banks Rise, Tech Rebounds

The S&P 500 was up 0.4%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.42%, and the Nasdaq rose 0.6%. The Dow briefly touched an intraday record high of 21,318.43.

THE STREET 


  • OIL

US producer prices unchanged as energy costs drop

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Billionaire Ron Baron says the stock market and economy will double in 13 years

CNBC


SECTORS

  • TECH

The company behind one of the best WiFi systems you can buy just announced a new model that’s twice as powerful as the first

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

Clutter Raises $64 Million To Move Your Mess Globally

Unlike traditional self-storage units, where you lug your belongs to and from a warehouse, Clutter comes to you. Staff digitally catalogs what you are sending, packs it up and drives it to a Clutter operated facility.

FORBES


 INSPIRED


ENTREPRENEUR

To Be More Confident, Be More Vulnerable: 8 Counterintuitive Ways to Build Confidence

Being the most confident person in the room is not about never showing weakness. Confidence is something you feel because you are at peace with the person you have become. Confidence is knowing your actions are aligned with your beliefs and you control your reaction to every situation.

INC


STARTUP/OVER

Lessons From a 7-Year-Old Entrepreneur: “Life is Not All S’mores Frappuccinos”

“After meeting with her (and her entrepreneur parents), I’m convinced that the opportunity is ripe for all of us to learn from the youngest generation in the true entrepreneurial spirit. Here are some of the insights I gained from this interaction”

INC


 LIFESTYLE


PERSONAL ECONOMY – WORK/FAMILY

This Founder Doesn’t Want Kids. Here’s How She Deals With Inner Conflict And Others’ Opinions.

Our shame is generally rooted in being unavoidably influenced by the traditional “life scripts” we look to for guidance. From an early age, we’re inundated with Fairy Tales and Disney, rom coms and now social media, that define paths for our behavior.

FORBES


 THE PERUSE – THE SAFARI STORE

Barmah Foldaway Bronco Full Grain Leather Safari Hat

$56.25 – SHOP

 

Rufiji Leather Safari Belt

$25.00 – SHOP

THE SAFARI STORE LTD.


SWB LIFE – TRAVEL

Botswana’s Wildlife Nirvana Duba Plains Reopens In Glamorized Form

Duba Plains  is one of the finest wildlife viewing spots in Botswana. But the Jouberts decided it was time to upgrade it and after dismantling the original camp and two years of rebuilding, the new Duba Plains opened in March.

The five tents (plus the two bedroom Duba Plains Suite) hearken back to aristocratic 1920’s safari style and they’re absolutely lovely—wood plank floors, brass fourposter beds, copper bathtubs, leather armchairs, Persian rugs, antique chests.

FORBES


COCKTAIL hour

Cucumber-Honeydew Freeze


edgy, controversial, fun talk

What to Read Right Now: Brian Platzer’s Bed-Stuy Is Burning, Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, and More Books of the Summer

VANITY FAIR


A Berkeley professor says preschoolers need the academic skills parents are rebelling against

QUARTZ


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