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Fashion Face-Off: Chanel vs. Victoria’s Secret – Style.com

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

Tomorrow, two of the biggest names in fashion, Chanel and Victoria’s Secret, are going head-to-head with runway extravaganzas. Karl Lagerfeld is presenting Chanel’s Métiers d’Art collection in Salzburg, Austria, while across the English Channel in London, Victoria’s Secret is putting on its annual fashion show outside of the United States for the very first time. Much has already been made about which models chose what job—Kendall, in case you haven’t…

British Fashion Awards Best Dressed: Rihanna, Kendall Jenner & More – Hollywood Life

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

The stylish celeb set dressed their best on the red carpet, but which look did you really love? From top supermodels to stunning singers and actresses, the British Fashion Awards on Dec. 1 at the London Coliseum in London, England was the place to be — and the celeb set didn’t disappoint with their fabulous, fashionable looks. British Fashion Awards Best Dressed — Kendall…

Karlie Kloss, Behati Prinsloo & Doutzen Kroes Talk Taylor Swift, Adam Levine … – E! Online

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

Jennifer Cooper/E! The clock’s a-ticking—the Angels are strutting down the Victoria’s Secret catwalk in less than 24 hours! The Victoria’s Secret supermodels touched down in London yesterday, where the annual fashion…

John Boehner gears up to shut GOP immigration dissenters down – Washington Times

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

Elizabeth Lauten resigns, GOPer blasted Sasha, Malia

Obama to Host Meetings on Ferguson Protests on Monday – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama will spend Monday grappling with the fallout of a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Mr. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are scheduled to attend three meetings at the White House on Monday related to the August shooting in Ferguson, Mo., the violent protests in the St. Louis suburb, and the protest…

Black Friday Fatigue? Thanksgiving Weekend Sales Slide 11 Percent – New York Times

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

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St. Louis police group demands punishment for Rams players in Ferguson protest – Fox News

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

A St. Louis police officers’ group called on the NFL to punish five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before trotting onto the field for pregame introductions Sunday.  The St. Louis Police Officers’ Association said it was “profoundly disappointed” with what it called a “display that police officers around the nation found tasteless, offensive and inflammatory.” It called for the players involved to be disciplined and for both…

Feds urge US military members to scrub social media accounts over ISIS attack … – Fox News

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

Federal officials are warning U.S. military members to scrub their social media accounts of any material that could make them a target for the Islamic State, the most recent in a series of alerts about potential attacks against service members.  The warning was sent Sunday in a joint bulletin by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, law enforcement and homeland security sources confirmed to Fox News.  ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The…

Hong Kong: Chinese rebuff to British MPs ‘mistaken’ – BBC News

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

1 December 2014 Last updated at 12:30 Demonstrations over the election of Hong Kong’s chief executive in 2017 have taken place for two months Downing Street has said China was “mistaken” to bar a committee of MPs from visiting Hong Kong, describing the rebuff as “counter-productive”. The Foreign Affairs Committee has been told it cannot make a…

Israel looking into reports that Canadian-Israeli Gill Rosenberg was captured by … – Haaretz

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

A Canadian-Israeli woman who has joined the ranks of the Kurdish militias fighting Islamic State in northern Syria has been taken captive by ISIS fighters, blogs and Islamist websites thought to be close to the militant group reported. Israel is checking the reports, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nachshon told Haaretz, adding that efforts are being made to obtain further information on the matter. The Canadian government also said it was…

Cyber Monday – where to get the best deals – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

Following the Black Friday shopping frenzy, the battle for consumers’ cash moves into cyberspace with what is set to be one of the biggest days of the year for online purchases. Shoppers are expected to spend £650m online on Cyber Monday, with some stores offering discounts of up to 70%. Here is a round-up of some of the best offers available. Amazon The online retailer is releasing new offers, including…

Ferguson fallout: Protests go national, officer resigns and viral photo gives hope – CNN

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

(CNN) — It’s been one week since the streets of Ferguson boiled over after protesters learned the officer who shot teenager Michael Brown won’t face criminal charges. Since then, much has changed. And much hasn’t. Here’s what to know to get up to speed on the Ferguson fallout: Mayor: Wilson won’t receive severance A man kneels in the middle of a street and yells at police before being arrested outside…

’12 Days of Christmas’ items cost more than $116K – SFGate

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014

gallery_thumbnails_photo|photo-7212471|article-gallery-5926660|1 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The cost of six geese-a-laying spiked considerably this year, while most of the items in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” saw little to no increase, according to the 31st annual PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index. A set of gifts in each verse of the song would set you back $27,673 in stores, an increase of less than $300 — or 1 percent —…

Arson Investigators Deem Fashion District Fire Suspicious – CBS Local

Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014

Top Features For iPhone and Android CBSLA Text Alerts Follow Us On Twitter LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Small business owners spent the day cleaning up after a fire damaged three stores and thousands of dollars worth of clothing early Saturday morning in the Downtown L.A. Fashion District. Crews were sent around 2:30 a.m. to K-1 Fashion, a fabric store located in the 1400 block of…

British Fashion Awards 2014: the AZ of A-list style – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014

A is for Anna Wintour, Anya Hindmarch and Amal Clooney This trio of high flying women play key roles in selling British style to the world. Anna Wintour, British-born editor-in-chief of American Vogue, will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award as a media figurehead and mentor to designers. Anya Hindmarch is the businesswoman behind a global handbag brand and one of David Cameron’s trade ambassadors, while legal hotshot Amal Clooney’s Hollywood…

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014: 15 Models Get Runway Ready—See Their … – E! Online

Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014

Mike Coppola/Getty Images The countdown is on to one of the biggest days of a Victoria’s Secret model’s life: The annual fashion show. Beauties such as Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Candice…

H&M links affordable clothing, fair wages – The Columbian

Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014

WASHINGTON — The videographers and photographers were joined by protesters outside the brightly lit Howard Theatre on Monday evening in a familiar collision of politics and pomp that serves as a reminder that nothing in this global village is ever quite simple. The media and rabble-rousers were there to welcome guests to an intimate awards dinner honoring two men and one woman for their commitment to economic empowerment, fair wages…

Dad, Stepmom Charged Over Missing Boy Found in Georgia – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014

The father and stepmother of a missing 13-year-old boy found behind a fake wall in suburban Atlanta will appear in court on Sunday charged with false imprisonment and cruelty to children. The boy — who had been missing for four years — was found in the early hours of Saturday morning behind a wall camouflaged with…

Egypt’s Mubarak could get early release: lawyer – The News International

Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014

CAIRO: Egypt´s jailed ex-president Hosni Mubarak could be released early after serving two-thirds of a corruption sentence and seeing murder charges dropped, his lawyer said on Sunday.   An Egyptian court on Saturday dismissed the murder charge against Mubarak over the deaths of protesters during the country´s 2011 uprising.   Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for three decades until being driven from office, was also acquitted of a corruption charge but…

Ferguson officer’s resignation draws more controversy – USA TODAY

Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014

Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown in August, officially resigned Nov. 29, 2014, from the Ferguson Police Department.(Photo: Getty Images) Reaction was as fierce as it was mixed to the news that the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, black teen resigned from the Ferguson, Mo., police force. Darren Wilson resigned effective immediately Saturday, five days after a St. Louis County grand jury decided Wilson…

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