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Airbnb is doing surprisingly well in China, even as tech companies like Uber exit. Its business model complements Beijings push to lower rents and track citizens. Sharon Lam and Pete Sweeney discuss what the company has gotten right. Hear tracks by Post Malone, Noname, BTSs Jimin and others.
Carnival Corp has launched a comprehensive review of its entire fleet after a fire crippled one of its ships last month, and will share its findings across the industry, Carnival Cruise Lines' chief executive told a conference on Tuesday. Pointing to the chemicals harmful health effects, the country has begun enforcing its ban on bleaching agents, especially hydroquinone and mercury. With much of the federal government closed because of the budget standoff, museums are shuttered, tour guides are unavailable and trash is piling up. Stranded passengers moved on safely the next day, but repairs for the plane have been delayed because of U.S. sanctions. If you have trouble remembering names, faces or phone numbers, these tips from memory champions and neuroscientists can help. Silan, a syrup made from dates, adds depth to whiskey cocktails and sweetness to marinades.
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In the last five years, the once-commercial area around Madison Square Park has seen a rush of new restaurants, hotels and condominiums. Kenichiro Yoshida says he considers Sony a creative entertainment company and sees the PlayStation Network as a way to bring Sony movies, shows and music to consumers.
Liverpool has tossed away titles before, but its confidence is building. On Saturday, it beat Arsenal, remaining undefeated in the Premier League and increasing its lead over second-place Tottenham. Let us help you start your day. Some venture capitalists are rooting for a market dip to calm Silicon Valleys overheated start-up scene. Regulators had accused Mutual of Omaha of denying policies to applicants, mostly gay men, who took medication to protect against the infection. Companies founded by cooks are designing clothes for all body types as kitchens move away from formal apparel and a boys club mentality. The secretary of state pledged a tougher approach against Iran and more assertive American leadership, notwithstanding the decision to withdraw from Syria. The prank involved locking the babysitter out of a bedroom and ended with them running around naked! Wall Street extended its rally into a fifth straight session on Thursday with whipsaw trading as investors responded to mixed comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, while a warning from Macy's pummeled retail stocks. Fred Katayama reports. Our chief fashion critic says not to cover the speakers style choices would be irresponsible. West Ham have made Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson their number one target should they be forced to sell Marko Arnautovic. Britain's drug price watchdog on Thursday rejected Novartis's migraine drug Aimovig for now, concluding in a draft decision that the medicine was not a cost-effective use of National Health Service resources. Companies founded by cooks are designing clothes for all body types as kitchens move away from formal apparel and a boys club mentality. Think of it as a gardeners pie This leek and mushroom pie is topped with mashed potatoes but forgoes any meat.