It’s the Weekend ….Thank Goodness 🙂
U.S. Secretly Offered Iran a Channel for Talks on Prisoners
U.S. body brokers supply world with human torsos, limbs and heads
U.S. Stocks Plunge as Rate-Hike Jitters Return: Markets Wrap
US House set for budget battle ahead of shutdown deadline
Bank of England raises prospect of higher rates as global economy booms
North Korea holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics
SWB MIDDLE EAST
U.S. wants a month-long pause in Syrian violence: State Department
Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in London
SWB LATIN AMERICA
Venezuela opposition weighs election run after talks end
Shutdown begins after Paul pushes back Senate vote
House Dem opposition mounts to budget deal
Congress stumbles into second shutdown
Dow Dives 1,033 Points as Volatility Spikes, Bond Yields Rise
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 848 points, or 3.41%, just minutes before the close. The S&P 500 declined 2.3%, while the Nasdaq slid 2.5%.
US crude is heading back into the mid-$50s, says the man who called oil’s 2018 top
Investors Pull Most Money Out of Dow Jones ETF in Nine Months
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Can This Billionaires’ Row Apartment Beat The Odds, Resell For $70 Million?
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How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics
If you have a cable provider, you will be able to stream coverage from NBC, NBCSports, the Olympic Channel and on NBCOlympics.com. Additional coverage and live feeds will also be available through the NBCSports and NBC apps. Viewers looking for Spanish-language coverage can access it through Telemundo and Telemundo Deportes. NBC will also air certain events on their cable networks including CNBC and USA Network.
FOOD – YOUR WEEKEND MEAL
Best Lasagna served with Red Wine
There are only as many layers in a lasagna as you can aspire to. And this isn’t a metaphor–you really just keep layering the meaty sauce and creamy béchamel and squiggle-edged noodles until your casserole dish cries out: “Enough is enough!” And into the oven it goes.
DRINK – COCKTAIL OF THE WEEK
ABOUT THE WHITE RUSSIAN COCKTAIL
TRAVEL – BEST SWISS SKI RESORTS
Après that starts on the mountain in mid-afternoon is a well-known feature of Austrian resorts, and is being propagated in big-name French resorts through the Folie Douce franchise – but it’s arguably been going on in Zermatt as long as anywhere, in the cute huts that dot the lower slopes of the Matterhorn sector.
FASHION – SIMPLE LUXURY
Part heritage influence, part contemporary-cool, we present the looks that will travel seamlessly from an urban setting to the beach. Think simple luxury, sleek silhouettes and mineral shades, combining to echo the mood and tones of an iconic backdrop and hint at a new aesthetic; something that feels effortless, approachable and resolutely modern.
ARTS AND CULTURE
Tallest Infinity Pool in the Western Hemisphere Is Coming to New York City
The 68-story Brooklyn Point tower will feature a 27-foot-long saltwater infinity pool with unrestricted views of New York’s most recognizable architecture.