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American and Australian freed in prisoner swap with the Taliban
Two hostages, including an American, were freed overnight in a rare prisoner swap with the Taliban. The men had been held captive for more than three years. Holly Williams reports.
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State Department official's impeachment inquiry testimony pokes holes in GOP defense
Four officials are testifying Tuesday in the public impeachment hearings, including three who have first-hand knowledge of the call at the center of the proceedings between President Trump and the president of Ukraine. But it's what State Department official David Holmes said in his closed-door testimony that is poking holes in Republicans’ defense. Nancy Cordes reports.
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Luis Enrique back as Spain boss, months after daughter's death
Luis Enrique has been reappointed Spain's national coach, five months after he left the job to spend more time with his family during his daughter's battle with bone cancer. The nine-year-old died in August.
Eye Opener: Public impeachment hearings resume on Capitol Hill
Ahead of a big week of public impeachment hearings, there are new revelations behind closed doors about another call involving the president. Also, Patrick Frazee is sentenced for killing his fiancée, Kelsey Berreth. Her body has still not been found, almost a year later. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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The US economy is losing billions of dollars because foreign students aren't enrolling
Fewer international students are coming to the United States. That's hurting American universities and the economy.
Kohl's cuts full-year profit forecast; shares fall
Department store operator Kohl's Corp cut its annual profit expectations on Tuesday ahead of the all-important holiday shopping season, and missed same-store sales estimates for the third quarter, sending its shares down nearly 10%.
The Morning After: Valve's new 'Half-Life' VR game
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning we're ready to talk about Half-Life: Alyx as well as the reality of Google Stadia and cloud gaming. Samsung's Kylo Ren-themed Galaxy Note 10+ is stylish but expensive, and you can save some cash on...
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The actor playing Prince Charles in 'The Crown' says the royal is 'a guy waiting for his mother to die for his life to have meaning'
Karwai Tang/WireImage/Wikipedia Josh O'Connor who plays Prince Charles in Netflix's "The Crown" said the future king is "waiting for his mother to die for his life to have meaning." Josh O'Connor is the first actor to play the next in line to the throne as an adult for the third season of the series. He told British GQ that Prince Charles has been living his life "in purgatory." "Waiting for your parent to die is pretty messed up. That the one person who should be unconditional is the person that holds the power for you to have any meaning in your life … it's quite nice to play that. They're huge stakes," he said. The 29-year-old prepared for his royal role by eating "a lot of boiled eggs," like Prince Charles and by taking horse riding lessons to learn his distinct style. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The actor who stars as Prince Charles in the third season of "The Crown" said that playing the future king made him realize that Charles is "a guy waiting for his mother to die for his life to have meaning." Josh O'Connor is the first actor to play the royal during his adult years for the Emmy award-winning Netflix series. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A podiatrist explains heel spurs, the medical condition Trump said earned him a medical deferment from VietnamSee Also:The 26 most iconic royal fashion moments from the past decade5 great shows to watch on Netflix this week7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend
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Bushfire smoke engulfs Sydney as scores treated for breathing difficulties
More than 50 people were treated for asthma and breathing-related problems in Sydney on Tuesday as smoke blown from New South Wales bushfires engulfed the Australian city in thick smoke. - RSS Channel
Shares scale 22-month peak as focus turns to growth
World shares touched their highest in nearly two years on Tuesday on predictions of future growth and bets the United States and China can end their damaging trade war.
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Renewed Apple iPhones are on sale on Amazon
TL;DR: Renewed Apple iPhones are on sale on Amazon, saving you up to 15% on list price.  There are many different accepted tactics when it comes to getting a good deal on Apple iPhones, with savvy shoppers capitalising on pre-orders, generous contracts, and free gift promotions. All of these are strong strategies, but nothing compares to going renewed. You can get some of the latest models at really low prices if you opt for a renewed device, and despite what you may think, you won't end up with a damaged or faulty product. SEE ALSO: Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019: When is it and what are the best deals in the UK? Read more...More about Apple, Iphone, Mashable Shopping, Shopping Uk, and Uk Deals
Patrick Kluivert Feels Matthijs De Ligt Regrets Choosing Juventus over Barcelona
Barcelona academy director Patrick Kluivert has said he thinks defender Matthijs de Ligt "slightly regrets" his decision to join Juventus this past summer after being closely linked with a transfer to the Camp Nou...
Women entrepreneurs: The best & worst business advice I’ve received
We asked four successful women entrepreneurs to share the best advice and worst advice they’ve ever received and how it has impacted their journey.
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Russia rejects ex-U.S. Marine's appeal for freedom in espionage case
Paul Whelan has been held for almost a year since his arrest at a Moscow hotel, allegedly in possession of classified information
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Fox News host Neil Cavuto scolded Trump over his attack on colleague Chris Wallace, who the president called 'nasty' and 'obnoxious'
Fox News Fox News host Neil Cavuto admonished US President Donald Trump on Monday for personally attacking Fox colleague Chris Wallace. Trump called Wallace "nasty & obnoxious" after he questioned Congressman Steve Scalise's attempt to discredit impeachment inquiry witnesses on his Fox show on Sunday.  Cavuto defended Wallace's approach, saying: "We can't please all. The best we could do as journalists is to be fair to all, including you, Mr. President. That's not fake doing that." Cavuto said Trump "doesn't distinguish" between fake news and simple bad press based on facts.  The spat is the latest between Trump and Fox hosts critical of his administration. Trump expects loyalty from Fox and his appearances have boosted their ratings. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto scolded Donald Trump on Monday following an attack on his colleague Chris Wallace.  "While its understandable not to like what you hear, Mr, President, it is not understandable to tune out what you should otherwise like very much to hear," Cavuto said during his "Common Sense" monologue on "Your World."See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Extremists turned a frog meme into a hate symbol, but Hong Kong protesters revived it as an emblem of hopeSee Also:Ambassador Sondland said Trump doesn't 'give a s---' about Ukraine except when it benefits him personally, official testifiesTrump will 'strongly consider' giving written testimony to the impeachment inquiry, following damaging evidence against himBombshell anonymous book claims White House officials considered encouraging Trump to fire Robert Mueller, hoping it would force the president to resign
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U.N. troubled by Trump pardons of officers accused of war crimes
A decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to pardon two army officers accused of war crimes and restore the rank of a third sends a disturbing signal to militaries, a U.N. rights spokesman said on Tuesday, adding he was "very concerned" at the move.
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Four key impeachment witnesses testify
Four impeachment inquiry witnesses — Jennifer Williams, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, Kurt Volker, and Tim Morrison — will testify publicly. Follow here for the latest.
Return of short-selling bans: market protection or 'war against truth'?
New moves to curb short-selling in some countries have set the stage for a renewed battle between free market advocates and authorities aiming to check investors they see as profiteers who destabilize major companies.
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You can now book a flight on United's new 'Star Wars'-themed Boeing 737 plane — here's what it's like inside
United United has launched a special new "Star Wars"-themed Boeing 737-800 plane. The plane was launched to celebrate the upcoming release of "The Rise of Skywalker." Decked out in dueling Resistance and First Order livery, the plane is currently flying across the US, Canada, Central America, and the Caribbean. Passengers can book a flight by looking up the aircraft's tail number, N36272. United also has a whole webpage dedicated to the plane and its "Star Wars" promotions. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Luke Skywalker may have claimed the Millennium Falcon was a "piece of junk" when he first saw it (despite the fact it could, you know, make point-five past lightspeed) — but he probably wouldn't be saying that about United Airlines' shiny new Boeing 737-800. To celebrate the December release of "The Rise of Skywalker" in cinemas (billed as the last film in the nine-film Skywalker saga, of course), the airline has launched a special "Star Wars"-themed plane — and though it can't travel at lightspeed, it does look pretty spiffy, or at least nothing at all like the heavily-modified ship of a certain scruffy-looking nerf herder (sorry, Han Solo). The plane made its first flight earlier this month, from Houston to Orlando. Although there were plenty of evil First Order stormtroopers on hand, thankfully no-one was taken away for questioning by Kylo Ren. Here's what the plane is like inside.The Force — er, flight — is strong with the Boeing 737-800's galactic-themed livery, which revels in the power of the Dark Side on one side... United ... And the virtuous Light Side on the other. United The exterior of the plane is full of cool details ... United See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Here's what it was like on board Qantas' first nonstop, 19-hour flight from London to SydneyI took trains all the way from Istanbul to London, and eastern and western Europe felt like different worldsRoyal Caribbean has its very own private island in the Bahamas, which just underwent a $250 million revamp. Here's what it's like to go.
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Go read this interview with the Big Tech’s greatest European foe
Photo by Henrique Casinhas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The New York Times has just published a lengthy interview with Margrethe Vestager, the head of the EU’s antitrust division. Over the past five years, Vestager’s team has been behind some of the biggest fines doled out to US tech companies, thanks to the EU being one of the few authorities with the political clout to stand up to the likes of Apple (fined $14.5 billion for dodging taxes) and Google ($9 billion over a series of antitrust violations). Now, Vestager is embarking on a second five year term, where she’ll have even more power over the trading bloc’s digital policy. Unsurprisingly, Vestager’s relentless pursuit of Silicon Valley’s tech giants has ruffled some feathers, not least the President of the United States. “She hates the... Continue reading…
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'The Expanse' season 4 trailer shows the world beyond the Ring Gate
Sci-fi fans were delighted earlier this year when Amazon rescued beloved series The Expanse from cancellation by the Syfy channel. Season 4 of the show is coming on December 13th, but if you can't wait until then, there's a new trailer out giving a p...
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How to watch the November Democratic debate: Schedule, rules and more
The debate will feature Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren in center stage, but will be missing some familiar faces.
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U.S., Australian hostages freed by Afghan Taliban in swap
The Afghan Taliban released American and Australian university professors held hostage for more than three years on Tuesday, Afghan government officials said, completing a delayed prisoner swap and raising hopes for a revival of peace talks.
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Ranking Heisman Contenders' Performances After Week 12 of College Football
Joe Burrow will be the 2019 Heisman Trophy winner, and the rest of the college football season is merely a formality...
Why Madison Bumgarner Is a Terrible Fit for the Yankees and Better Off in the NL
After Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg, Madison Bumgarner is arguably the best starting pitcher on Major League Baseball's free-agent market. Teams should line up accordingly. Save for the New York Yankees , that is...
NFL Power Rankings Week 12: Review and Reaction to 2019 League Standings
It came down to the wire, but the Kansas City Chiefs ended their recent struggles on Monday night. Playing the AFC West-rival Los Angeles Chargers in Mexico City, the Chiefs held on for a 24-17 win...
Who Should Jon Jones Face in His UFC Return?
There’s never been a UFC fighter as dominant as Jon Jones, but therein lies at least part of the problem. The 32-year-old American is basically undefeated and has gone virtually untested during his dominant 11-year run with the company...
Each MLB Team's Biggest Obstacle to Having a Successful Offseason
We are still in the early stages of the MLB offseason, and things won't kick into gear until all 30 teams convene at next month's winter meetings...
1 Player Every NBA Team Should Already Be Targeting for a Trade
Good luck predicting player movement in the NBA . This summer showed us that'd be a fool's errand. Not only is it impossible to know what will happen in the trade market, but you also can't know when things will happen...
Gene-Edited 'Supercells' Make Progress In Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease
Researchers edited the DNA in bone marrow cells taken from a Mississippi woman with sickle cell disease to produce a treatment that could alleviate the excruciating effects of her inherited illness.
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Posh Alexander adds to history of homegrown St. John’s talent
Monday night, highly regarded point guard Posh Alexander from Brooklyn signed a National Letter of Intent with St. John’s, becoming the latest big-name prospect from the city to stay home. The Johnnies haven’t attracted a ton of blue-chip talent from the area in recent years, but they have secured some. Below is how they have...
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Impeachment, Israel, California: Your Tuesday Briefing
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Eric Cantona: ‘Big democracies are, in a way, dictatorships’
Former Manchester United striker on ‘economic terrorism’, a suitcase that shed light on his family and trying to understand himselfFor a man who spoke of seagulls and trawlers after he karate-kicked a fan in April 1995 and quoted King Lear when he collected Uefa’s president’s award almost 25 years later, reciting “as flies to wanton boys, we are for the gods”, there is something in the simplicity of what Eric Cantona says now. He pictures himself standing with his mother and aunt, looking into his grandfather’s eyes, and recalls the moment in the deep, slow voice that’s unmistakably his, accent gently French. “It was something...” he begins to say, pausing to seek the right words. Eventually he settles on “emotional” and then he stops, no flourish needed. “It is the story of my family, mine,” he says.It is some story. In 2007 a suitcase was discovered in Mexico City, where it had been hidden for almost 70 years. Inside they found 126 old rolls of film containing 4,500 negatives; they also found a part of him. Most of the pictures, smuggled out of France when the Nazis arrived, were taken by Robert Capa during the final months of the Spanish civil war. Capa had also been in Argelès-sur-Mer, where 100,000 people fleeing Spain were held in a refugee camp, among them Pedro Raurich, 28, and his 18-year-old girlfriend, Paquita Farnòs. Continue reading...
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Politicians could help young people into creative jobs. Here’s how | Martin Bright
If we can link up jobcentres with the creative industries – and boost diversity, then why can’t politicians?Beyond the eye-watering spending pledges, it has been difficult to identify a single genuinely practical policy idea emerging from the major political parties in the election campaign. To be fair, snap elections do not provide the best platform for this kind of detailed work. But it would have been good to see some real thought being put into the future of welfare and work creation. The Institute for Public Policy Research reported this week that Britain now has the lowest level of support for poor people since the creation of the welfare state. The new model of welfare represented by universal credit was intended to further incentivise jobseekers. So where are the big ideas to address the future of work in the mid-21st century, particularly in the former industrial heartlands? Related: Increasing diversity in the creative industries | Letters Continue reading...
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Nigel Slater’s sausage and celeriac recipe
A hearty, porky, herby feast for a cold winter’s eveningBrown 6 fat Tuscan sausages on all sides in a little oil in a shallow pan. Roughly dice 2 medium carrots and 2 red onions. Remove the sausages then sauté the carrots and onions in the sausage fat until they start to colour. Continue reading...
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Christmas cheer: seven cocktails from Mr Lyan
Port and pony for a party, apple seed punch for the abstainers and a bloody Claus for a pre-lunch sharpenerThese drinks are reflective of the season; flavours reminiscent of the aromas, nostalgia and comforting dishes that pervade the holiday time. They’re also drinks designed to suit the various gatherings that crop up. Some work for impromptu drop-ins. Others are for when you need the right cocktail to accompany the multitude of indulgences that adorn the Christmas table.There’s also a consideration for the fact that the holidays also seem to spur a little extra waste in all our lives, so I’ve tried to balance this by using some ingredients that curb the impact on the planet, or are getting used across the table anyway. As with cooking, a little prep ahead of time makes a world of difference – and, as with your cooking, please use these as a guide and adapt as necessary. Happy gathering! Continue reading...
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Celebrities Are America’s Newest Drug Dealers
Over the past two decades, Americans have proved willing to do lots of things at Martha Stewart’s behest. They will decoupage. They will make their own holiday wreaths. They will boil pasta and tomatoes in the same pot, at the same time. Perhaps most important for Stewart, they will buy things with her name on them—bedding, cookware, magazines. Soon they might even buy Martha Stewart–branded weed.Stewart is poised to conquer cannabis as the next frontier of domestic comfort. In February, she announced that she had become an adviser to the Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth, and now she is developing her own range of products, starting with a line of dog treats made with cannabidiol, or CBD. (Don’t worry, CBD doesn’t get Fido—or people—high; neither Stewart nor Canopy will say yet whether anything in her line will.)Stewart’s announcement landed her among a small but growing group of celebrities who have seen dollar signs in the nascent market for legal weed in North America. Long a product sold primarily by historically disenfranchised young men risking prison sentences, weed is now the province of A-list actors and Super Bowl champions. Drake wants to sell you weed grown locally in his native Toronto. Football stars like Rob Gronkowski and Ricky Williams offer cannabinoid products to ease your aches and pains. As the legal-weed market floods with corporations vying to be the Coca-Cola of cannabis, companies are betting that celebrities might be a shortcut to mainstream success.Perhaps unsurprisingly, Snoop Dogg is responsible for all of this. The legendary rapper began cultivating his association with cannabis long before efforts to decriminalize it gained traction in America, and he’s seen his public persona evolve on a similar arc with weed itself: once a menace to public order and polite society, now considered by many to be harmless and fun at parties. In 2015, Snoop launched his first line of cannabis with the American company LivWell, in Colorado. He called it Leafs by Snoop. HuffPost pretty much summed it up: “This makes sense.”[Read: The art of packaging pot]Snoop also brought Stewart, his good friend and cooking-show co-star, into the game. While Snoop’s American line was in development, he connected with Canopy Growth to see whether he could expand into the Canadian market. Canada federally legalized medical marijuana in 2001, so its market for corporate cannabis is a little more mature than in the U.S., where some state laws ban marijuana while others allow various levels of medicinal or recreational use. Snoop’s team “reached out through just the general ‘Contact us’ form on our website,” Jordan Sinclair, Canopy Growth’s vice president, told me. “We thought it was a hoax at first.” Snoop and Canopy launched the Leafs brand in Canada in 2016 (LivWell and Canopy have since become corporate partners), and then Snoop introduced Canopy’s executives to Stewart.Before Stewart’s announcement in February, the major celebrities who had signed up to start weed brands were mostly the ones you’d expect: Willie Nelson, Tommy Chong, Damian Marley, and several rappers following in Snoop’s footsteps, including Wiz Khalifa and Ghostface Killah. Those celebrities come from subcultures where the penchant for smoke was never controversial. The real money, though, is likely to be made in selling to broader audiences, whose attention is trickier for weed brands to capture. “The industry is fairly strict when it comes to advertising regulations,” Sinclair said. “Promotion is very difficult, and credibility building and brand building are also very difficult.”To make an end run around paid advertising, the weed industry has to find ways to get anxious retailers to carry their products. They need enough novelty to drum up excitement in the press—in other words, they need someone like Martha Stewart. “We didn’t expect the amount of traction that that announcement generated,” Sinclair recalled. “It was as much press and as much reach and as many stories as we generated on the day that cannabis got legalized in Canada, and we were the business that made the first legal sale ever.”The power of celebrities like Stewart isn’t just in their counterintuitive willingness to be associated with weed, but in their position within commerce in general. Stewart “can make one phone call and get a meeting with any major American retailer,” Sinclair said. Without a beloved mainstream name attached, a company might go years before landing in the same store. “We’re essentially borrowing credibility,” Sinclair told me.[Read: Martha Stewart, Queen of All Internet]While most major North American cannabis companies have now implemented similar strategies, Canopy has had the most success with A-list celebrities. In recent months, it has announced Drake’s aforementioned cannabis brand, More Life, as well as a similar collaboration with Seth Rogen. These arrangements aren’t just endorsements, but partnerships, which are generally more lucrative in the long term for celebrities, because they involve control over branding and include profit-sharing instead of just a lump-sum payday.This celebrity strategy is one of the oldest marketing tricks in the book. But it might not make a big difference in companies’ long-term success, says Dina Mayzlin, a marketing professor at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. “There’s a big debate about the extent to which any advertising is effective, but at the end of the day, it’s usually more about the product, or the logistics of how you sell,” she says. “I don’t think celebrity endorsements are that powerful.”Mayzlin points to the beginning of internet commerce as a lesson on how a new market goes from a Wild West with many competitors and little name recognition to an intensely consolidated industry. Amazon didn’t come to dominate American retail with slick ads alone. It performed its function with the most ruthless efficiency, which is what shoppers wanted.Still, Mayzlin sees one distinct upside to cannabis’s celebrity strategy: access to massive social-media followings. “In the past, you had to pay the celebrity, but then you also paid for media, like a TV ad,” she says. “Here, you already have the media.” That’s doubly important for cannabis brands, which can’t advertise themselves like a new type of soda can.Even Canopy readily admits that working with celebrities is quite different from developing, advertising, and selling products on its own. Drake is the Toronto Raptors’ official global hype man, and when the team recently made a run at the NBA title, the excitement threw Canopy’s development meetings with him into havoc. “We knew the priority was making sure the basketball thing is taken care of,” Sinclair told me. “If there was a big game and we had a meeting scheduled with Drake and his team the next morning, we were like, ‘Okay, let’s move this to the afternoon.’” Still, the hassle is worth it to let the millions of people who have listened to Drake rap about weed know exactly where to buy their own.
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Can Fake Horns Save the Rhino? That's … Extremely Thorny
Scientists can now flood the black market for rhino horns with horsehair fakes. Conservationists, however, have serious concerns.
This 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' bundle is absolutely stacked
TL;DR: The Xbox One S Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order bundle is available for £249.99 on Amazon. Bundle deals are great because you get a console and game in one convenient package. At least, that's how it normally works. There's one bundle deal in the Amazon "Countdown to Black Friday Sale" that is bucking the trend by offering a whole lot more in the same package. Seriously, the Xbox One S Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order bundle is absolutely stacked. SEE ALSO: Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019: When is it and what are the best deals in the UK? This impressive bundle includes the Xbox One S (1TB) console, an Xbox wireless controller, a deluxe edition full-game download of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, one-month of Xbox Live Gold, a one-month trial of Xbox Game Pass, and one-month of EA Access. That is a lot. Read more...More about Xbox, Star Wars, Mashable Shopping, Shopping Uk, and Uk Deals
Mandy Moore: ‘There’s much more scrutiny now. You’re seen from all angles’
The actor on sequins, red-carpet disco fun, denim dresses and fast-forwarding her age in This Is UsI don’t tend to overthink what to wear to awards shows, but this felt like a momentous occasion. It was the first time I’d been nominated for an Emmy and I wanted to feel like the very best version of myself. I met with the designer Brandon Maxwell two weeks before the awards. He had just had his spring show and we talked about several ideas. He said: “Let me just make all of them, and you can mix and match.” So on the day I wore one version of this outfit to the ceremony, and then a slightly different version to the afterparty.When I first started out [in my career], social media wasn’t a thing. There’s so much more scrutiny now – you’re going to be seen from all angles at all times. It also means that [clothes] have to stand the test of time because the pictures are going to be out there for ever. Looking back 20 years ago, not all my outfit, hair and makeup choices have held up very well – but I never regret them because I always felt great in the moment. Nowadays, I like to have fun and stretch the creative limits of a red carpet – so one day I might wear a suit, one day a bodycon dress, one day 60s blue eyeshadow and sequins, and look like a disco ball! Continue reading...
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British PM Johnson will probably win this uninspiring election, Farage says
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
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Northern Ireland's DUP will not support a Corbyn-led government
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party will not consider supporting a government led by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, as it would be "hugely detrimental" to the United Kingdom, DUP leader Arlene Foster said on Tuesday.
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Brooklyn man sentenced to 18 months in prison after running fraudulent ICOs
A man in the US has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after running two illegal cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Accused of committing securities fraud, Brooklyn-based Maksim Zaslavskiy was sentenced by United States District Judge Raymond J. Dearie yesterday. “Zaslavskiy committed old-fashioned fraud camouflaged as cutting-edge technology,” stated United States Attorney Donoghue. “This Office will continue to investigate and prosecute those who defraud investors, whether involving traditional securities or virtual currency,” Donoghue added. Back in July 2017, Zaslavskiy marketed RECoin as “the first-ever cryptocurrency backed by real estate,” and Diamond as an “exclusive and tokenized membership pool” backed… This story continues at The Next Web
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A surfer takes on a 100-foot wave and more death-defying moments
In a race against time, a hero cop saves a lost toddler wandering past speeding cars on a highway, a surfer hangs ten on a 100-foot wave and a train steamrolls its way right through a massive tractor-trailer. One thing’s for sure — the heart-pounding clips in this episode of “We Can’t Believe They Survived”...
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Rex Tillerson Says Trump’s Quid Pro Quo With Ukraine Was “Wrong”
“That’s wrong,” Tillerson said. “And I think everyone understands that.”
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See the wreckage left at Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Protesters at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University have left behind significant damage and remnants of their make-shift bomb making operations after surrendering to police. Police say roughly 600 people left the campus on Monday.
Sweden's Saab says UAE plans to buy two new surveillance aircraft
The United Arab Emirates intends to buy two additional GlobalEye aircraft for surveillance from Saab, the Swedish defense firm said on Tuesday, lifting its shares by 3%.
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Possible white supremacist manifesto at Syracuse University
School says document was posted in forum and "air dropped" into cell phones of people in campus library
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