TOP NEWS ASTIR
Trump Putin call: CIA ‘helped stop Russia terror attack’
North Korea threat on agenda when South Korean foreign minister visits Japan
SWB MIDDLE EAST
East Libyan commander Haftar says will listen to will of ‘free Libyan people’
South Africa’s ANC party to vote for new leader
Voters Increasingly Favor Democrats for Congress, New Poll Shows
Trump allies say Mueller unlawfully obtained thousands of emails
Trump Says U.S. Economy to ‘Rock’ as GOP Races to Tax-Cut Finish
Mnuchin won’t ‘rule out’ a shutdown, but doesn’t see one coming
Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Jump to Records as GOP Hammers Out Tax Bill
The S&P 500 rose 0.9% and also finished at a record high. The Nasdaq jumped 1.17% to a new high as well. For the week the Dow rose 1.3%, the S&P 500 gained 0.92% and the Nasdaq increased 1.41%.
Oil hovers below two-year highs with focus on U.S. output
Bitcoin Prices Rip Through $19,000 on Collision Course With $20,000
Everyone’s missing the other part of the net neutrality debate — Big Tech is poised to become even more powerful
You Can Buy The Average American Home For 18 Bitcoins
Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton have surprisingly affordable style — and it’s a brilliant political strategy
How a Subscription-Box Founder Is Using Data to Survive — and Thrive
In 2016, she launched her company, Rockets of Awesome, offering boxes of personalized, 12-piece clothing sets for kids ages 3 to 12 at the start of every season. While most apparel-focused services curate items from existing brands, hers would design its own collections based on sales, proprietary machine-learning algorithms and a detailed style quiz that each parent would fill out .
7 Tips for Building a Career in Marketing
1. Form habits around your strengths
“You are the average of the five people you associate with most. Also, you don’t need to get much right to be and feel successful. Just form habits around one or two strengths.” — Tim Ferris
HOUSE TOUR: ERAS AND WORLDS COLLIDE AT AN 18TH-CENTURY FARM ESTATE IN THE HUDSON VALLEY
An Italian Empire daybed is draped with a cashmere throw from Collins’s textile collection, I Pezzi Dipinti; an antique Italian bench is topped with a hand-loomed Moroccan textile; the 16th-century limestone mantel and antique wrought-iron candle stands were purchased in Florence.
13 Gifts for Every Tech-Obsessed Person in Your Life
From digital personal assistants to hyperfunctional watches, there’s an overwhelming number of tech products on the market designed to make everyday life more efficient and fun.
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ART & CULTURE
How to Deck Your Halls Like a Holiday Movie
Old(ish) favorites, like Miracle on 34th Street, The Family Stone, The Holiday, and Love the Coopers, all have one very important thing in common: The halls in each are decked. “The inspiration for the design of Love the Coopers was based on images of snow globes, encapsulating memories and moments,” says Beth Rubino, production designer of Love the Coopers.