SWB WEEKEND: DOW SMASHES RECORDS!; Your Weekend Meal; Luxury Gifts; Cozy Retreats

WEEKEND ASTIR

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 2017


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

No north-south Ireland border despite leaving customs union, British minister pledges

REUTERS


SWB ASIA

It’s Rocket Science: North Korea Lifts the Hood on Its Newest Missile

WSJ


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Syria war: UN seeks urgent Eastern Ghouta medical evacuations

BBC


SWB AFRICA

Libya migrants: Emergency evacuation operation agreed

BBC


SWB LATIN AMERICA

Argentina ends missing sub rescue mission

BBC


HEADLINES

WSJ

Sen. John McCain’s Support Bolsters GOP Tax Hopes as Senate Vote Nears

READ


REUTERS

Rex Tillerson: White House ‘plans to replace secretary of state’

READ


BLOOMBERG

U.S. Stocks Gain on Tax Outlook as Treasuries Drop: Markets Wrap

READ


BBC

Slobodan Praljak suicide: Dutch police find lethal chemical in vial

READ


POLITICS

Pelosi calls for Conyers to resign

THE HILL

McCain backs GOP tax bill as Senate vote looms

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow and S&P 500 Smash Records as Wall Street Bets on Senate Tax Bill

The Dow added 332 points and traded well above 24,000, a level not seen before, and above a closing record set a day earlier. The S&P 500 gained 21 points, and the Nasdaq rose 49 points.

THE STREET


  • OIL

OPEC and Russia agree to extend oil production cut to end of 2018

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Netflix Led Tech Stock Selloff Is a ‘Blip’ on Radar Ahead of Powerful Gains

THE STREET


SECTORS

  • TECH

Rylo’s 360-degree camera is a tiny package with a lot of promise and cool tricks

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

With Hello Alfred Partnership, Related Seeks To Make Time The Hottest New Amenity In Luxury Housing


LIFE ASTIR


FOOD  – YOUR WEEKEND MEAL

Fettuccine with Crab, Crème Fraîche, Lemon, and Tarragon

Every Christmas Eve, chef Renee Erickson of Bateau in Seattle, WA, goes crabbing with her family and friends. “We’ll do a simple but decadent pasta. Oh, and lots of Champagne.


GETAWAY

Spend Your Holidays in One of These Design-Savvy, Cozy Retreats

As the colder weather settles in, shake off the chill in front of a crackling fire, with a backdrop that stars one of the usual scenic suspects: mountains, forest, or ocean.

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FASHION –  LUXURY GIFT GUIDE

GIFTS FOR HER

GIFTS FOR HIM

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 STOCKING STUFFERS

17 Stocking Stuffers for Him

Just a little something—for all the men on your list.

T&C


ARTS & CULTURE

6 Art-Fair Insiders Share Their Must-Visit Tips in Miami

Headed to Miami for Art Basel, PULSE, Design Miami, and the other fairs that turn the city into an art and design mecca every December? You’ll find plenty to get excited about, from the new ICA (debuting December 1) to lavish suites with butler service, ocean views, and flawless design.

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HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!

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