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Tanks in the streets and long lines to withdraw money — here’s what Zimbabwe looks like under military control
Britain’s May weathers new challenges on Brexit plan, more to come
Tillerson Calls for Independent Probe Into Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Lebanon accuses Saudi Arabia of holding its PM hostage
Eyes on the ‘Crocodile’ as Zimbabwe military sweeps to power
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson Opposes GOP Senate Tax Package
U.S. Justice Dept eyes spring to release findings on FBI handling of Clinton email probe
The ‘Big Five’ Could Destroy the Tech Ecosystem
New Senate tax plan hands ammunition to Democrats
Republican poll: Moore 12 points behind Democrat Jones
Stocks Burrow Into the Red as Oil Prices Fall, Tax Reform Called Into Question
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 134 points, or 0.57%. The S&P 500 Index declined 14 points, or 0.55%, while the Nasdaq tumbled 32 points, or 0.47%.
A lightning fast rally in oil prices is reversing. Here’s why
Why GM Could Slide 10% After Bull Run
A Sequoia Capital partner explains why he’s not scared of blockchain startups and how it’s changing the VC business
Data Quality And The Real Estate Customer Experience
Move Over McDonald’s, The Future Of Fast Food Is Vegan
How This Small Retailer Wins the Holidays By Completely Transforming Itself Every Year
Roughly a third of Sea Bags‘ e-commerce revenue is generated during the six weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. That is also peak time for its hundreds of wholesale accounts and 12 company stores.
NON PROFIT/SOCIAL GOOD
Rothy’s is the new status shoe for an eco-friendly generation.
What it is: Rothy’s are womens flats made from recycled plastic water bottles. The subtle shoes have earned a following from Vogue fashion editors and venture capitalists for their sleek but simple style and eco-friendly cred.
DECOR – CHRISTMAS
One of the first things that strikes you about the chic decorations in the designer Francis Sultana’s drawing room is the familiarity of the textured gold plinth on which the tree has been balanced. ‘It’s actually a table by Fredrikson Stallard,’ he says. ‘I just covered it with cellophane and padded the base of the tree with moss.
The Operators Standing by to Save Your Thanksgiving Dinner
Grab the recipe for the most classic, tried-and-true turkey here.
The caller on the end of the line had a problem. She had just moved and was concerned about baking at her new elevation. After all, high-altitude baking can stump even the most seasoned of bakers.
How Lady Bird Nailed Early-Aughts Teen Style
“I thought Lady Bird was kind of a Chloë Sevigny character, an independent,” says Napier. “If you’re an independent thinker, you can be mixing [the style of] all kinds of eras. She could put on something from the ’50s, ’40s, or the ’80s. She’s discovering her own identity.” The New York Times’s A. O. Scott called Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut “perfect”.