Poland’s new PM sees punishment from Brussels coming
As China Courts Neighbors, New Images Show More Building in Disputed Waters
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Iran supplied Yemen rebels with ballistic missile – US
U.S. military orders additional probe into August Somalia raid
FCC Set to Dismantle Net-Neutrality Regime
Disney buying Fox film, TV units for $52 billion in digital push
JPMorgan Sees S&P 500 Hitting 3,000, Warns on Tech Stocks
Ryan denies retirement reports
DOJ fuels doubts about integrity of Mueller probe
As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver
Markets Finish Lower as Marco Rubio Now Opposes GOP Tax Bill
The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined by 0.31%. The S&P 500 dropped 0.41% and the Nasdaq was down 0.28%.
Oil prices up slightly on pipeline outage support
FCC votes 3-2 to repeal net neutrality
Good Neighbors Make Good Investments: Behind The Bull Case For Zillow
Ivanka Trump is opening a store on Thursday in defiance of Nordstrom
FOOD – YOUR WEEKEND MEAL
This one requires a little advance planning—the chop needs to sit in a brine solution for 8 hours—but the result is worth it. These are some of the juiciest pork chops we’ve ever made.
On the Slopes
From large ski areas to more exclusive locales, enjoy your downhill experience while staying at popular ski resorts. Perhaps instead of downhill, you would prefer to immerse yourself in winter’s paradise by hiking along snow-covered trails with snowshoes or being led by sled dogs!
It’s shopping, but not as you know it. Discover one-of-a-kind experiences, world-class dining and luxury brands at the department store that started it all, Selfridges Oxford Street, London.
Let it snow
Hit the slopes (and the Gluhwein bar) in piste-perfect style
These Italian Sisters and Design-World Stars Will Make You Want to Redecorate
An apartment in New York City combines earthen browns and soft beiges in a well-lit space.
In another Milanese home, traditional elements, like the parquet flooring, pair with contemporary design, noted in the geometric table.
Drawing on different design backgrounds, the duo collaborate to create contemporary spaces with sumptuous flair, oftentimes working with Italian furniture and finishings, like Murano glass and Florentine bronze.
ARTS & CULTURE
Here’s How Buckingham Palace Does Christmas Decorations
A 15ft Nordmann fir tree from Great Windsor Park stands in the palace’s Marble Hall, with two smaller firs in the Grand Entrance.
Twinkling fairy lights and crown-shaped decorations adorn the large pines, while the gilt bronze balustrade on the Grand Staircase has been covered with a colorful garland. It’s safe to say there’s no “less is more” approach in this household.
Homey Holiday Gift Ideas That Will Make You the Star of Secret Santa
These homewares should please across the (cutting) board. Our picks range from pretty kaleidoscopes that offer visions of spring to golden wine tools that will complement any bar cart.