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SWB/ Smart World Biz: RECORD HIGHS FOR BLACK FRIDAY & Markets; A Trip to Marfa, Texas

TOP NEWS ASTIR Congress Prepares for Year-End Legislative Sprint WORLD SWB EUROPE No Irish border deal before EU trade agreement: British minister REUTERS SWB ASIA Mount Agung: Bali volcano activity prompts ‘red warning’  BBC SWB MIDDLE EAST  Islamic State raises stakes with Egypt mosque attack BBC SWB AFRICA Egypt: IS flags carried by gunmen,attack officials […]

SWB/ Smart World Biz: AT&T LAWSUIT; The World’s Most Instagrammable Interior; NYC Holiday Windows

TOP NEWS ASTIR Justice Department Files Lawsuit Challenging AT&T-Time Warner Deal WORLD SWB EUROPE DUP says Northern Ireland will leave EU on same terms as rest of UK REUTERS SWB ASIA Angels or demons? Politics in the air as Victoria’s Secret show hits China REUTERS SWB MIDDLE EAST  U.S. sanctions individuals, entities for Iran-linked counterfeiting […]

SWB ASTIRRED: Today’s Opportunities; Life; Cocktails

OPPORTUNITY ASTIR ENTREPRENEUR These Six Founders Are Making A Living Out Of Pursuing Their Passions Robyn Tosick and Angeline Kung channeled their passion for surfing, travel and community into OKIINO, a company that sells quick-drying, sun-protecting multi-functional leggings that easily can transition from a surf session to yoga. FORBES STARTUP/OVER Here’s why a new home […]

SWB WORLD: NEW HOME STORE MILLENNIALS LOVE; Successful Passion Followers; Holiday Cheer

TOP NEWS ASTIR Zimbabwe’s ruling party fires Robert Mugabe as leader WORLD SWB EUROPE Britain to submit ‘Brexit bill’ proposal before December EU meeting REUTERS SWB ASIA China says will work with North Korea to boost ties as envoy visits REUTERS SWB latin america Argentina missing submarine: Satellite signals detected BBC SWB AFRICA Mugabe given […]

ASTIRRED: Cocktails & Conversations

 ASTIRRED  cocktails & conversations PROPER DRINKS  6 EXTREMELY USEFUL TIP  FOR HOLIDAY MENUS THAT MAKE SENSE FOR YOUR BAR For building a holiday menu from scratch, Joaquín Simó suggests starting with one sour, like this Winter Sour by H. Joseph Ehrmann EDGY CONVERSATIONS  Study suggests screen time might take a big toll on teen mental health MASHABLE Kate […]