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Catalonia crisis: Spain could allow referendums, says FM
China’s Xi fetes Trump on first day of Beijing trip
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In Abu Dhabi, France’s Macron says must remain firm with Iran
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Bolivia rally urges Evo Morales’ fourth term
Islamic State’s footprint spreading in northern Somalia: U.N.
Trump’s China Trip Brings Admonitions on North Korea, Along With Business Deals
U.S. pushes for possible asset sales in AT&T/Time Warner deal
America’s ‘Retail Apocalypse’ Is Really Just Beginning
Top US universities use offshore funds to grow their huge endowments
Democrats euphoric after Tuesday election romp
As Pelosi gloats, GOP determined to hold Congress after election losses
Judge imposes gag order in Manafort, Gates criminal case
Stocks Shake Off Earlier Blues, On Track to Close at Record Highs
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.1% and holding close to the flatline, the S&P 500 added 0.02% and the Nasdaq rose 0.08%.
Boom! Weekly US crude oil production hits an all-time high
I’ve used the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X — and the winner is clear
The Next Frontier Of Real Estate Investor And Property Manager Technology
A new grocery startup is taking on Amazon and pursuing a $100 billion opportunity. A new farm-to-fridge player called Farmstead is doing things a little differently.
Beauty Influencer’s Honey-Bee Hair Brand, Gisou, Develops Family Formula
“It all started with my father’s bee garden and with my mother. When my mom came to the Netherlands thirty years ago (from Iran), she was in training to become a hairdresser.”
How ‘Top Chef’s’ Gail Simmons Made It to the Top of Her Industry — and You Can, Too
Simmons surveyed her options and, having decided writing might be the best place to start, landed an internship with a local lifestyle magazine. From there, she went to a national newspaper, working as an editorial assistant. In both positions, she found herself drawn to the food sections.
THE STORY – BEHIND THE SCENES IN A 17TH-CENTURY ITALIAN VILLA IN DIRECTOR LUCA GUADAGNINO’S ‘CALL ME BY YOUR NAME’
Luca Guadagnino likes houses. The 46-year-old Italian director has a history of lavishing homes in his films with the same love he gives his human characters.
STARBUCKS IS SET TO OPEN ITALIAN BAKERIES IN THE U.S.
“We’re getting into the food business,” “Princi will be fully integrated with bakery operations, so not only will we be roasting coffee, but we’ll be baking bread, pastries — the kind of Italian pastries you’ve never seen in America.”
A Sustainable Road Trip to the East Coast Wine Scene
The charming town of Geneva is home to Riesling, architectural gems and the heart of farm-to-table. With winery highlights and delicious eats along the way, it’s hard not to fall in love with the charming Geneva.
At the end of dinner, a surprise awaits as they send you next door to The Linden Social Club for a decadently gooey s’more that feels even better consumed via cocktail bar versus fire pit.
CIVILIZED DRINKING & THE PROPER DRINK
Forget Gin, Escubac Is Our New Favorite Partner for Tonic
This style of liqueur actually goes way back. Before the iPod Classic. Before Miles Davis. Before Budweiser. Before Napoleon was exiled or George Washington (allegedly) cut down a cherry tree. In the 1700’s, a British cordial called Usquebaugh (the former spelling) was all over France.
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