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This fashion historian’s learning about the past from what we wore; Now she needs your vintage clothing – LancasterOnline

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Damayanthie Eluwawalage, a costume historian, looks for clothing like this dress worn by James Buchanan’s niece, to learn more about Pennsylvania’s past.

See All Your Favorite Fashion People’s Halloween Costumes – Fashionista (blog)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kaia Gerber as Elvira Hancock from ‘Scarface’. Photo: @kaiagerber/Instagram Halloween may still be a few days away, but the weekend before the holiday itself was nonetheless one of over-the-top celebrations and dramatic costumes, at least amongst a solid portion of celebrities and fashion people. Whether attending the amFAR/Naked Heart Association benefit event, as was the case for a slew of models, or simply out and about at one of the…

How Rihanna pulls off haute couture with her ‘fluctuating’ body type – New York Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

While it’s no secret that Rihanna has killer personal style, everyone’s favorite bad girl can also rock a curve like no other. What she happily describes as a “fluctuating body type” has given her seemingly unlimited choices for what to wear next. And she’s not afraid to try every conceivable look and make it her own — whether she’s feeling lean or not. It’s a lesson she believes other women…

Best Dressed: How Stranger Things’ Costume Designers Took the Show’s Generation Z Stars Back to the ’80s – TV Guide

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Clothes may make the man, but on Netflix’s sci-fi/horror series Stranger Things, ill-fitting Lee jeans make the kid. Stranger Things introduces us to Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) and Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin), a trio of kids in 1983 Indiana who are investigating the disappearance of their best friend, Will Byers (Noah Schnapp). The show relies on a number of supernatural elements to propel its plot and maintain suspense, but…

Trump Tries to Shift Focus as First Charges Reportedly Loom in Russia Case – New York Times

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The president was also reviving unproved allegations that Mrs. Clinton was part of a quid pro quo in which the Clinton Foundation received donations in exchange for her support as secretary of state for a business deal that gave Russia control over a large share of uranium production in the United States. Advertisement Continue reading the main story And he was returning to questions about Mrs. Clinton’s use of a…

Puerto Rico Cancels Whitefish Energy Contract to Rebuild Power Grid – New York Times

Sunday, October 29, 2017

“There can be no distraction that alters the commitment to repair the power grid as quickly as possible,” Mr. Rosselló said in a statement on Sunday. “I have given instructions to immediately proceed with the necessary coordination with the states of Florida and New York, in order for brigades and equipment to arrive on the island.” The governor said the decision to ask New York and Florida for help was…

The Latest: Spanish PM praises pro-union rally in Barcelona – Washington Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 7 p.m. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has voiced his support for a rally in Barcelona to protest the Catalan parliament’s declaration of independence. Rajoy sent the message on Twitter: “Concord, peaceful coexistence and common sense, democracy and dialogue within the law.” Hundreds of thousands rallied in downtown Barcelona on Sunday, two days after the separatist majority…

NFL Week 8: Most Texans kneel to protest McNair; Drew Brees’s milestone; gruesome Zach Miller injury – Washington Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Most Texans players took a knee to protest owner Bob McNair’s comment calling them “inmates.” (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press) Top story lines | Protest news | Injury newsFantasy football | ATS betting tips/Picks Just as players’ national anthem demonstrations were, for the most part, giving way to pure football matters, an NFL owner’s ugly comment raised the ire of his players, who, after an emotional weekend in which they considered their options, responded…

Heavy rain, strong winds expected tonight – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Sunday, October 29, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Heavy rain and strong winds are expected for the Lower Hudson Valley. Wochit Heavy rain and strong winds are expected for the Lower Hudson Valley.(Photo: AccuWeather.com) Heavy rain and strong winds are expected tonight in the Lower Hudson Valley.  Heavy rain with wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour are expected into the evening hours, according to AccuWeather. Heavy bands of showers coming up from the south…

If we can’t trust Kaspersky, can we trust Microsoft? – Aljazeera.com

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The past 10 years have made it clear that the internet – both the software that powers it and the software that runs on top of it – are fair game for attackers. The past five years have made it clear that nobody has internalised this message as well as the global intelligence community. The Snowden leaks pulled back the curtains on massive Five Eyes efforts in this regard, from…

Robert Frazier Was Right, Microsoft Is Ahead Of Schedule In Cloud Revenue – Forbes

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp. Photographer: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg After a surprising earnings report, Microsoft’s stock price is rising to new heights. Not many stocks will rise 6-8% in a day, especially a company with a market cap in the hundreds of billions, but this is what Robert Frazier told us he expected to see from Microsoft in July. It now appears Microsoft is ahead of schedule in…

Microsoft Reports $24.5 Billion Revenue, Exceeding Wall Street Expectations – Inc.com

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Microsoft’s fiscal first quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectation on both the top and bottom lines. Shares in the company, which reported its results after the closing bell on Thursday, inched up almost 4% to about $81.75 in after-hours trading. Microsoft reported: Adjusted earnings: $0.84 versus $0.72 expected. Revenue: $24.5 billion versus $23.56 billion expected. Investors will likely be pleased by the progress Microsoft showed in its all-important cloud computing business. In the just-completed…

This fashion historian’s learning about the past from what we wore; Now she needs your vintage clothing – LancasterOnline

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Damayanthie Eluwawalage, a costume historian, looks for clothing like this dress worn by James Buchanan’s niece, to learn more about Pennsylvania’s past.

See All Your Favorite Fashion People’s Halloween Costumes – Fashionista (blog)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kaia Gerber as Elvira Hancock from ‘Scarface’. Photo: @kaiagerber/Instagram Halloween may still be a few days away, but the weekend before the holiday itself was nonetheless one of over-the-top celebrations and dramatic costumes, at least amongst a solid portion of celebrities and fashion people. Whether attending the amFAR/Naked Heart Association benefit event, as was the case for a slew of models, or simply out and about at one of the…

Forbes: Night of fashion, glitz and glamour in Calgary – Calgary Sun

Sunday, October 29, 2017

One of the biggest bashes in Calgary is coming our way on Thursday, Nov. 9. We have lots of galas year-round but this truly is the one that pops the champagne cork and takes the cake. Fashion Calgary’s Ania Basak spends most of the year putting this evening of glitz and glamour together and gathers the movers and shakers of the Calgary cultural, fashion and media scene to celebrate and…

Frustrated with the Russia investigation, Trump demands Democrats and Hillary Clinton face more scrutiny – Washington Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

(Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) On Sunday morning, President Trump expressed frustration that his campaign is under investigation over possible ties to Russia’s plot to influence the 2016 election but that his former opponent Hillary Clinton is not facing the same level of scrutiny. In four tweets sent over 24 minutes, Trump wrote: “Never seen such Republican ANGER & UNITY as I have concerning the lack of investigation on Clinton made Fake Dossier (now $12,000,000?), the…

Hundreds of thousands of pro-Spanish demonstrators turn out in Barcelona – Washington Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

BARCELONA — Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards on Sunday came out here to show they were against an independent state in Catalonia and for the central government’s takeover of the breakaway republic. And, many added, they wanted to see the leaders of the attempted secession punished. It was not so much a protest, as a victory march. They believed they had won. There would be no “Republic of Catalonia.” As the…

Trump’s Approval Rating Drops to Lowest Level Yet in New NBC News/WSJ Poll – NBCNews.com

Sunday, October 29, 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has declined to the lowest point of his presidency, and nearly half of voters want their vote in the 2018 midterms to be a message for more Democrats in Congress to check Trump and congressional Republicans, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Thirty eight percent of Americans say they approve of Trump’s job performance — down five points since…

Powerful coastal storm set to lash Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with wind-swept rain – Washington Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

European model simulation of storm at 8 p.m. Sunday. A major East Coast storm will rapidly organize Sunday and then explosively intensify Sunday night, unleashing heavy rain and strong winds in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The storm will draw tremendous moisture northward, as it absorbs Tropical Storm Philippe, which originated from the Caribbean. Rainfall totals from Northern Virginia to Maine should reach one to five inches, with the highest totals in…