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Russia election: Putin to run again for president
China rebukes Australians over influence debate ‘hysteria’
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Saudi air strikes on Yemen intensify, residents in capital stay indoors
DR Congo displacement crisis ‘worse than Middle East’
Trump Tells Arab Leaders U.S. Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem
Defying warnings of new conflict, Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Los Angeles 405 Freeway Closes in Rush Hour as Fires Spread
Dem plans to force House floor vote on impeaching Trump
Female senators call on Franken to resign
Major Averages Hold on to Tepid Gains, Tech Shares Maintain Slight Gains
U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Wednesday, Dec. 6, as the tech sector posted a rebound after recent selloffs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 4 points, or 0.02%, with the broader S&P 500 rising 0.07%. Telecom giant AT&T Inc.
Oil settles at two-week low on surprise U.S. fuel stock rise
Alibaba, Tencent Could Soon Double: Fund Manager
Here’s your first look at all the new emoji coming next year
How The Rise Of Private Lending Is Reshaping The Mortgage Market
Soon you’ll be able to attend a ClassPass workout from the comfort of your home for $15 a month
Knit one, purl two, recycle three
After she left the U.S. Air Force, Nicole Snow started a fashion, accessories, and housewares importing business and took up knitting to unwind. Darn Good Yarn, has created jobs for 600 people in India and Nepal, who get paid six to eight times the local average wage. Three-year growth 753.3% 2016 Revenue $3.7 million.
How 2 Sisters Created a Business Around Wearable Art
Sisters Claudia and Flavia Giardinella started artTECA to fuse their love of art and fashion. Their brand is dedicated to making pieces that are 100 percent silk and made in the U.S. while supporting art education with every purchase made.
SMALL SPACES, HUGE INSPIRATION
A ‘Grande Papilio’ chair by Naoto Fukasawa for B&B Italia adds a pop colour to this little corner of an ultra-modern barn conversion in Kent. Don’t be frightened of colour in small spaces. A statement piece in a bright colour can make a room sing.
The New Ugg Boots Are Here And They’re Anything But Basic
Meet the new wave of Ugg boots: the Kasen, which come in chestnut and black colorways as well as short and tall styles. The anything-but-basic shearling boot features a short stacked heel for the perfect amount of height. Part of the brand’s Fall 2017 collection, the brand’s new Kasen style ranges from $150 for the short boots to $250 for the tall pair.
29 SECRET SANTA GIFTS THAT NEVER FAIL, NO MATTER WHO YOU’RE SHOPPING FOR