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Reinventing Givenchy – The New York Times

It’s a word that has been attached to Ms. Waight Keller, 47, through most of her career, as the Birmingham, England-born designer has methodically climbed the fashion hierarchy: from design director of men’s wear at Ralph Lauren to senior designer at Gucci to creative director of Pringle of Scotland to creative director of Chloé to, finally, Givenchy, a brand steeped ...

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Serena Williams Gives Birth to a Baby Girl

Photo Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian at the Met Gala in May. Credit Evan Agostini/Invision, via Associated Press Serena Williams has given birth to a girl, according to the United States Open’s official Twitter account and her coach. The highly anticipated announcement came late Friday afternoon as Serena’s sister Venus Williams romped over another opponent and into the fourth round ...

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Stocks in Europe and Asia Slip as North Korea Tensions Rise

LONDON — Saber rattling between the United States and North Korea sent financial markets in Europe and Asia lower on Wednesday as investors shifted their money into assets considered to be havens in times of trouble. Stocks in France and Germany were down more than 1 percent in early trading, while the FTSE 100 share index in London fell 0.8 ...

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The Lawyer, the Addict – The New York Times

In addition, he said, law students generally start school with their sense of self and their values intact. But, in his research, he said, he has found that the formal structure of law school starts to change that. Rather than hew to their internal self, students begin to focus on external values, he said, like status, comparative worth and competition. ...

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Tough Task for Next Uber Leader: Mending Fences With Drivers

“There are a lot of things about Uber that tip the balance to the passenger side,” said Harry Campbell, a Los Angeles-based Uber driver and founder of TheRideshareGuy, a resource site for drivers. “A lot of that seemed, rightly or wrongly, to stem from Travis, and a lot of drivers blamed him for that.” Photo A Lyft vehicle in the ...

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In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy

“But there’s no question that it’s a bubble,” he added. “It may have roots in something valuable, but can you really share everything?” Continue reading the main story Chinese entrepreneurs like Xu Min think that, quite possibly, you can. In March, the 30-year-old serial entrepreneur from Jiaxing, a town in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang, came up with the ...

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China’s New Jetliner, the Comac C919, Takes Flight for First Time

Planning for the 158-seat C919 began more than a decade ago, but the plane has become a centerpiece of the country’s more recent ambitions to become largely self-sufficient in many high-tech goods and to export them as well. That plan, called Made in China 2025, worries many Western businesses who fear competing against government-supported Chinese companies. Photo Employees on Thursday ...

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Video of United Airlines Passenger Creates Furor in China, Too

Photo Images from video show a passenger being removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago on Sunday. Credit Audra D. Bridges, via Associated Press BEIJING — A day after the forced removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight provoked a social media furor in the United States, a similar outcry followed in China, after state-run news outlets ...

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Fox’s Andrew Napolitano Stirred the Pot for Trump’s British Tempest

Photo Judge Andrew Napolitano, the senior judicial analyst for Fox News, at Trump Tower in December. Credit Jim Watson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Andrew Napolitano was a Superior Court judge in New Jersey until, frustrated by the constraints of his salary, he left the bench for more lucrative pastures: talk radio, a syndicated small-claims court TV series (“Power of Attorney”) ...

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I Ignored Trump News for a Week. Here’s What I Learned.

But as the week wore on, I discovered several truths about our digital media ecosystem. Coverage of Mr. Trump may eclipse that of any single human being ever. The reasons have as much to do with him as the way social media amplifies every big story until it swallows the world. And as important as covering the president may be, ...

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