SWB/ Smart World Biz: MARKETS HOLD STEADY; Massive Fires Along the 405; The New Uggs

TOP NEWS ASTIR WORLD SWB EUROPE Russia election: Putin to run again for president BBC SWB ASIA China rebukes Australians over influence debate ‘hysteria’ BBC SWB MIDDLE EAST  Saudi air strikes on Yemen intensify, residents in capital stay indoors REUTERS SWB AFRICA DR Congo displacement crisis ‘worse than Middle East’ BBC HEADLINES WSJ Trump Tells […]

SWB/ Smart World Biz: DOW DROPS; High Fashion Low Cost for the Modern Citizen; Holiday Gifts

TOP NEWS ASTIR WORLD SWB EUROPE Russian doping: IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics BBC SWB ASIA Rohingya crisis: UN rights chief ‘cannot rule out genocide’ BBC SWB MIDDLE EAST  Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing ‘red line’ BBC SWB AFRICA ‘Abacha loot’: Switzerland to return $320m to Nigeria BBC HEADLINES WSJ Trump Tells […]

SWB/ Smart World Biz: Dow Closes at Record High; Bitcoin Mania; Live in LaLa Land Building

TOP NEWS ASTIR WORLD SWB EUROPE Brexit Breakthrough Fails as Irish Allies Flex Muscle With May BLOOMBERG SWB ASIA Philippines Suspends Troubled Dengue Drug After More Than 730,000 Immunized WSJ SWB MIDDLE EAST  Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s former leader, killed in Sanaa BBC SWB AFRICA Egyptian security forces kill five suspected militants in raid REUTERS […]

SWB/ Smart World Biz: TAX BILL PASSES; Michael Flynn; Thank Goodness for Netflix Dec Releases

TOP NEWS ASTIR WORLD SWB EUROPE Half of Britons support a second vote on Brexit, poll finds REUTERS SWB ASIA North Korea: US in race to address threat, says HR McMaster BBC SWB MIDDLE EAST  Whereabouts of Egyptian ex-PM unknown since deportation home: family REUTERS SWB LATIN AMERICA Venezuela to launch cryptocurrency to fight ‘blockade’: […]