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New designer's ranges help lift sales at Burberry

British luxury brand Burberry on Tuesday reported a stronger than expected 4% rise in first-quarter comparable store sales, lifted by new designs from creative chief Riccardo Tisci.
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Hong Kong protesters barricaded: "This university is not the last battle"
Around 100 pro-democracy protesters are barricaded inside a Hong Kong university in a tense standoff with police. They’re facing desperate conditions after fighting police Monday with Molotov cocktails, catapults, and bows and arrows. Ramy Inocencio reports.
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Google & Samsung fix Android spying flaw. Other makers may still be vulnerable
Camera and mic could be controlled by any app, no permission required.
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Spotify will give you podcast recommendations in a daily playlist
Spotify's push into the world of podcasts is paying off, with the service seeing what it describes as "exponential growth in podcast hours streamed" this year. The company doesn't want listeners to run out of podcast material though, so it's introduc...
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Climate change is currently triggering the sixth mass extinction
For more than 3.5 billion years, living organisms have thrived, multiplied and diversified to occupy every ecosystem on Earth. The flip side to this explosion of new species is that species extinctions have also always been part of the evolutionary life cycle. But these two processes are not always in step. When the loss of species rapidly outpaces the formation of new species, this balance can be tipped enough to elicit what is known as “mass extinction” events. A mass extinction is usually defined as a loss of about three-quarters of all species in existence across the entire Earth over… This story continues at The Next Web
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Officials to Give Firsthand Accounts of Trump’s Ukraine Call at Impeachment Hearings: Live Updates
The second week of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump will begin on Tuesday with several officials who directly listened in on his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Four witnesses will testify on Tuesday about Trump’s alleged efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals. In…
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A 23-Year-Old Male Virgin Wonders if It’s All Because He’s “Too Nice”
On Man Up, Aymann Ismail talks to a young man about what’s really going on.
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Kohl's cuts annual profit forecast after disappointing results; shares slump
Kohl's Corp cut its annual profit outlook on Tuesday ahead of the all-important holiday season, after the department store operator's quarterly comparable sales and earnings missed analysts' estimates, sending its shares down 12%.
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Here’s what you might’ve missed at Hard Fork Summit 2019
Last month, TNW hosted another successful edition of Hard Fork Summit. We invited the blockchain, fintech, and the business community to share their knowledge and network for three days in Amsterdam. Through inspiring keynotes and panel discussions, we learned from leading experts how blockchain will continue to transform industries like banking and business operations. Attendees and speakers also expanded their network over drinks during evening events spread across the city. In case you missed #HardForkSummit, here’s a recap of all the exciting things that happened. Two days of content At Hard Fork Summit, we welcomed over 50 inspiring speakers to share their… This story continues at The Next Web
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Patrick Frazee sentenced to life in prison for murdering his fiancée
A Colorado man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering his fiancée. A jury convicted Patrick Frazee after deliberating for just three and a half hours. A judge sentenced Frazee for beating Kelsey Berreth to death with a baseball bat nearly a year ago. Her body has not been found. Nikki Battiste reports.
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Video: Carmelo Anthony Talks Signing with Blazers, Starting 'Next Chapter'
In a YouTube video released Monday, Carmelo Anthony discussed the circumstances surrounding his decision to sign with the Portland Trail Blazers last week...
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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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Watchmen creator Alan Moore: Modern superhero culture is embarrassing
One of the greatest comic book writers says it's embarrassing for adults to like superheroes.
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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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Naomi Kritzer's "Catfishing on the CatNet": an AI caper about the true nature of online friendship
Back in 2016, Naomi Kritzer won the Hugo award for her brilliant, endearing story Cat Pictures Please, in which an AI with an insatiable craving for cat pictures explains its view on the world and the way that it makes humans' lives better; now Kritzer has adapted the story into her debut novel, the equally brilliant, superbly plotted YA thriller Catfishing on CatNet. Steph doesn't know much about her dad: only that he tried to murder their family by burning the house down when she was little, and that she and her mother -- a gifted infosec freelancer who can earn a living writing cryptographic tools from anywhere -- have been on the run from him ever since. Every few months, her mother discovers -- through some unknown means -- that Steph's dad is catching up with them and then they get into the van in the middle of the night and drive a minimum of 250 miles, then turn off the highway and drive another 25 miles, then settle in whatever town they've found themselves in. It's a lonely and chaotic life, with few friends and little stability, and the fact that Steph can get out of a particularly terrible new town by misbehaving at school in a way that triggers police interest (and thus another middle-of-the-night move) isn't much comfort. Steph has one source of stability: CatNet. Her mom will let her use her laptop (through an anonymizing VPN) to login to the social networking service, where the currency is cute pictures of cats (or other animals: Steph's fond of bats). Read the rest
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Barcelona Star Ansu Fati Was 'One Document Away' from Move to Premier League
He has become the most exciting young prospect in European football, yet Ansu Fati was being primed for a move to English football just weeks before he got his big break with Barcelona...
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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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Owner of chip shop cleared of murdering wife with scalding oil
Geoffrey Bran told jury he and his wife Mavis often argued but she accidentally tipped fryer over herself A chip shop owner has been cleared of murdering his wife with scalding oil after telling a jury she accidentally tipped it over herself.Geoffrey Bran, 71, was accused of attacking his wife, Mavis Bran, 69, at the Chipoteria in the village of Hermon, Carmarthenshire, south-west Wales. Mavis Bran died six days after the incident in which she suffered burns to 46% of her body. Continue reading...
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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.
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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
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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...
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Ever heard of Blade Runner: A Movie? No, not that one
There’s Ridley Scott’s film. There’s the Philip K Dick’s book it was based on. And then there is William Burroughs’ forgotten screenplay-turned-novellaHave you read the book Blade Runner: A Movie? It’s not the book of the movie Blade Runner – the book of that movie is called Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Blade Runner: A Movie isn’t even a movie. Though it was meant to be. The movie of a book called The Bladerunner. Another book, written by someone else entirely, unconnected to Blade Runner, the movie, or Blade Runner: A Movie, the book.Phew. Shall I start again? Continue reading...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
Here's what you need to know.
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