WEEKEND ASTIR

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TOP NEWS

Trump China visit: US leader strikes warmer tone with Xi Jinping


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Putin: Doping allegations ‘US plot against Russian election’

BBC


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Islamic State Is Ousted From Its Last Urban Stronghold in Syria

WSJ


 SWB LATIN AMERICA

Colombia seizes largest stash of cocaine ever

BBC


SWB AFRICA

UN releases Central African Republic war crimes suspects

BBC


HEADLINES

WSJ

In China, Trump Employs Tough Talk, Flattery With Xi

READ


REUTERS


BLOOMBERG

Stocks, Dollar Fall on Senate Tax Plan Concerns: Markets Wrap

READ


POLITICS

Senate to delay corporate tax cut, breaking with Trump and House

THE HILL

Lawmakers alarmed at push to sell CNN

POLITICO


MARKETS

Stocks Fall as Tax Bill Inches Forward; Corporate Taxes Up in Air

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.43%, the S&P 500 fell 0.38% and the Nasdaq slid 0.58%.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil prices rise on supply cuts and political tensions in Saudi Arabia

REUTERS


  • INVESTING

Exxon, Chevron, and Oil Are Breaking Out

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Billionaire ex-Facebook president Sean Parker unloads on Mark Zuckerberg and admits he helped build a monster

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

Why Real Estate Investors Should Consider Lease Options

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Macy’s sales fall more than expected amid strong online competition

BI


LIFE ASTIR


YOUR WEEKEND MEAL

Slow-Cooked Short Ribs with Gremolata

English short ribs are cut lengthwise along the bone, so the meat sits on top. With a day or two of notice, any butcher should be able to cut them to order.

RECIPE


DECOR & FOOD ON FIFTH

With New Café, Tiffany & Co. Realizes the Promise of Breakfast at Tiffany’s

“Design of the space began from the idea of immersion in Tiffany—not only the feeling of being inside a blue box, but surrounded by Tiffany hospitality,”  The Blue Box Café, a big, blue, edible jewel at the Fifth Avenue flagship, opens Friday.

VANITY FAIR


TRAVEL

The Top 20 Places to Travel in 2018

 Valletta, Malta

Named the 2018 European Capital of Culture, Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its 16th-century fortifications created by the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.

FASHION – REISS LONDON

THREE WAYS TO WEAR THE SATIN BLAZER

There’s a new statement blazer on our radar this season and it’s proven to be more versatile than you might think. Here, we look at how best to turn an investment piece such as this into the hardest working item in your wardrobe and prove its ability to transcend all manner of diary entries.

REISS


LUXURY

A Stunning Apartment in Marilyn Monroe’s Former NYC Building Could Be Yours

An apartment that belonged to noted interior designer Stephen Stempler, who passed away in May of this year—and that is still filled with many of Cole Porter’s pieces—hit the market this month.

The apartment, at 2 Sutton Place South—in one of Manhattan’s only remaining leafy and secluded neighborhoods, also called Sutton Place—is listed at $3.5 million, Daniels said. The two-bedroom unit has two bathrooms, according to StreetEasy.

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ARTS & CULTURE

Meryl Streep Takes on Katharine Graham in the Role of a Lifetime

Meanwhile, 45 years after making a decision that eventually ended the Nixon presidency, Graham is finally getting her due. With the release this month of Steven Spielberg’s The Post, in which she is played by Meryl Streep, she will be known as the woman who, at a critical moment, did the right thing for a free press and the Constitution.

VOGUE


HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!

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