TOP NEWS ASTIR
Britain nears deal with EU in Irish border Brexit talks: The Times
North Korea says tests most advanced missile yet; U.S. mainland in range
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Egypt mosque attack: Sisi gives military three months to secure Sinai
Nigeria’s Buhari vows to fly home stranded migrants
BuzzFeed Plans Job Cuts, Business Reorganization After Revenue Miss
NBC News fires ‘Today’ co-host Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct
U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor fired over claim of improper behavior
These Are the Signs That Stocks Are Starting to Turn Really Bullish on Tax Reform
Senate GOP votes to begin debate on tax bill
GOP looks to jam Democrats in shutdown fight
Nasdaq Posts Worst Losses in Three Months Despite Dow’s Record High
The index fell 88 points, or 1.27%, in its worst day since Aug. 17. Financial stocks, meanwhile, pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 104 points, or .43%, to another record. The S&P 500 was caught in the middle, falling by just 1 point, or 0.01%.
OPEC, Russia head for oil cut extension but wary of overheating market
Bitcoin Crosses $10,000, Then Quickly Tops $11,000
GM just gave the first public ride in its self-driving cars — a herky-jerky trip, but a ‘big moment’ for the company
California Dominates 2017 List Of America’s Most Expensive ZIP Codes
The Echo Dot came out on top as the best-selling Amazon product from Cyber Monday 2017
Stitch Fix Stock Surge Puts CEO Katrina Lake Among America’s Richest Self-Made Women
As of Tuesday’s close, Lake’s 16.6% ownership of Stitch Fix— which blends data science and human insight to match shoppers with clothes and accessories — was worth just over $330 million.
NON PROFIT/SOCIAL GOOD
How WhatsApp And 65 Syrian Women Are Saving Aleppo’s Famous Soap
“I give laurel soap to my neighbors, and they are amazed. They tell me: There is nothing like this in all of Turkey,” she says, to remind me that Aleppo’s laurel soap is magic.
Here’s How to Live with Bare Floors – 7 other ways to make a room cozy
In fashion designer Francisco Costa’s NYC apartment, perfectly gray-washed wood parquet is topped with black and white accents—and lots of warm neutrals, too, which warm up the super subtle finish on the floors.
Just in: Ralph Lauren reveals Team USA kits for Olympic Closing Ceremony
The Polo Ralph Lauren Team USA collection will be available on ralphlauren.com and teamusashop.com from December 2017. In the meantime, discover Ralph Lauren’s September 2017 collection.
ART & CULTURE
Cafe du Monde and 230 Fifth Are the Most-Instagrammed Restaurants in the U.S.
Ironically, the most-photographed “restaurant” is actually a rooftop bar: the sprawling 230 Fifth in New York City, which is located 21 floors up and offers spectacular views of Manhattan including the iconic Empire State Building.