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Source: Common Domain

Let the Wine Do the Talking This Thanksgiving

Monday 18:11 GMT

For this most predictable of meals, our wine columnist selects 10 wines that will surprise, delight and give everyone at the table something to talk about (and nothing to argue over)

A sparkling Nebbiolo made by the same method as Champagne in the Piedmont region of Italy may sound like an unlikely wine for Thanksgiving—perhaps an unlikely wine altogether. But Nebbiolo, the grape better known as the source of great Barolo and Barbaresco reds, is also behind this crisp, dry sparkling rosé marked by bountiful aromas of raspberries and cherries.

Source: BBC

The remote UK community living off-grid

Monday 15:25 GMT

Earlier this year, photographer Ed Gold lived alongside the community, documenting people's lives and exploring what drove them to move to this remote location.

"I used to preach about environmental stuff and then go home and put my 48in flat-screen TV on - but here, you can really live it."

Source: The Guradian

Can Amara Enyia, backed by hip-hop stars, become Chicago’s first black female mayor?

Monday 12:40 GMT

Among the sepia portraits on the wall of Chicago’s past mayors in an upscale steakhouse, Amara Enyia’s supporters unveiled a photo of the 35-year-old Nigerian-American mayoral candidate last week.

In 2009 Enyia was hired by then Mayor Richard M Daley as a policy analyst, and she currently serves as executive director of a neighborhood chamber of commerce on Chicago’s West Side, where she also lives, a largely African American area struggling with violence and disinvestment.

Source: DW

SIPRI report: More transparency in sub-Saharan military spending

Monday 15:25 GMT

The "Stockholm International Peace Research Institute" (SIPRI) has published a study on the availability of information on military spending in sub-Saharan Africa.

"We found that 45 out of 47 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have themselves reported military spending to their own country through either the Ministry of Finance or research and transparency websites," Dr. Nan Tian, one of the study's authors, told DW. However, Tian believes that if they have this information, "it is important that they then report it to the United Nations, because transparency, in this case, leads to increased trust between states, to their potentially working together."

Source: BBC

Alexander Zverev winning ATP Finals is a big moment for tennis, says Boris Becker

Monday 15:25 GMT

Alexander Zverev stunned Novak Djokovic to win the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday, earning the 21-year-old the biggest win of his career.

Winning the ATP Finals is a big step for him, now doing it over five sets at the Australian Open in January, and then the other Grand Slams, is where it really matters. He has played consistent tennis throughout the year and will now finish it as number four in the world.

Source: BBC

Why artificial intelligence is shaping our world

Monday 15:25 GMT

One of the early pioneers of computer science Alan Perlis once quipped that “a year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God,” out of frustration at the problems of producing computer networks that could mimic the human brain.

A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Culture, Capital, and Travel, delivered to your inbox every Friday.

Source: The Guradian

Gruesome discovery of Czech tiger farm exposes illegal trade in heart of Europe

Monday 15:25 GMT

Rihova believes the illegal tiger trade may be active elsewhere in Europe, and urges the EU to take a more rigorous approach.

Officials across Europe are now beginning to realise that illegal tiger farms are not just a problem in south-east Asia, but are also operating in the middle of the EU. The trail of evidence began in early 2013, when customs inspectors found a bag of tiger bones in the van of a Vietnamese man who claimed he had received them from a breeding facility in Slovakia.

Source: The Guradian

NFL round-up: Alex Smith's gruesome leg injury overshadows Washington loss

Monday 07:08 GMT

Washington’s loss came at a significant price when quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome injury on a sack in the third quarter.

Justin Reid returned an interception 101 yards to help the Houston Texans overcome a mistake-prone Deshaun Watson and beat Washington 23-21 on Sunday for their seventh consecutive victory. Washington’s loss came at a significant price when quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome injury on a sack in the third quarter.

Source: Fox News

Judge Jeanine: Sen. Kamala Harris' Comparison of ICE to KKK Is 'Pure Insanity'

Monday 06:04 GMT

In her Opening Statement, Judge Jeanine Pirro blasted Sen. Kamala Harris for comparing Immigration and Customs Enforcement to the Ku Klux Klan.

Tucker: U.S. Leaders Can't Carry Out 'Core Functions' of Gov't After CA Fires, NYC Snowstorm. Pirro implored Harris to use her position as a U.S. senator to change the laws regarding ICE if she doesn't approve of them. "Don’t gin people up into a frenzy suggesting ICE is like the KKK with images of burning crosses and lynchings of innocent African-Americans, likening it to innocent Mexicans and Central Americans," she said.

Source: The Guradian

Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals title

Monday 11:46 GMT

Just 24 hours after being booed off court for having the temerity to beat Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev not only overpowered the world No 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the biggest title of his career, but won the crowd over, too, in what was an emotional conclusion to the season.

Zverev served Djokovic out of the ATP Finals 6-4, 6-3, and the bewildered Serb, who was a firm favourite after beating him handily in their round-robin match four days earlier, was powerless, for the most part, to change the course of the match.

Source: CBS News

Bowled over for breakfast

Monday 05:08 GMT

Spencer, who recoiled at the suggestion of blending spinach and cucumber in the morning, asked Freedman, "Is there anything that you just absolutely cannot in your worst nightmare imagine eating for breakfast?"

Freedman said a typical breakfast in medieval times would have been wheat porridge, vegetables from the previous night, and … bacon!.

Source: BBC

How (and why) Strictly moves to Blackpool

Monday 05:08 GMT

But, with all the excited mentions of Blackpool in the lead-up to the annual episode, Strictly provides welcome positive PR, according to Alan Cavill, Blackpool Council's director of tourism.

Plus members of the crew - have made the trip from Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire to Blackpool for the show's annual seaside outing this weekend.

Source: Fox News

'Last Man Standing' star Tim Allen mocks liberals 'small window of sense of humor'

Monday 12:40 GMT

With the return of “Last Man Standing” on Fox, Tim Allen has the chance to continue doing what he loves, presenting an alternative point of view in comedy.

However, he’s said that he also doesn’t want “Last Man Standing” to be a completely political show, but rather a comedy about family.

Source: BBC

Publisher of i paper bought out

Tuesday 01:30 GMT

The newly-formed company bought out Johnston Press, publisher of the i, The Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, following the court appointment of administrators earlier on Saturday.

Supporting the Johnston titles with a debt write-off and new investment is being aligned with the success of an underlying business that remains "profitable and cash-generative".

Source: The Guradian

Senior Houthi rebel calls for halt to attacks in Yemen

Monday 23:40 GMT

A high-ranking Houthi official has called for rebels to stop firing rockets and using attack drones in the conflict in Yemen, as a UN envoy prepares to travel to the country to prepare peace talks.

Nearly 10,000 people have been killed since then, according to the World Health Organization, in what the UN has called the worst humanitarian crisis.

Source: Global News

Ice cream, fruit and 3D printer launched to International Space Station

Saturday 20:55 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Le’Veon Bell and the Diminishing Value of Running Backs in the NFL

Saturday 02:26 GMT
Source: Fox News

Selfie saves Texas man from serving up to 99 years in prison

Friday 18:13 GMT
Source: The Guradian

A letter to… Gramps

Saturday 07:00 GMT
Source: The Guradian

‘Philosophically speaking, we can never fully trust our memory’

Sunday 12:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

ABC Entertainment President to Step Down

Saturday 02:26 GMT
Source: The Guradian

The weight is over: kilogram redefined at 'emotional' conference

Friday 18:13 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Kaleo increased the price of its rescue medication to exploit U.S. opioid crisis, new report finds

Tuesday 14:31 GMT
Source: DW

China's road from copycat to innovator

Tuesday 11:45 GMT
Source: Global News

Canada Post asks union for ‘cooling off’ period that would pause strike during holidays

Tuesday 17:15 GMT
Source: Common Domain

U.K. Home Sellers Respond to Brexit Fears, Drop Asking Prices

Tuesday 20:55 GMT
Source: Fox News

de Blasio, citing 'socialistic impulse,' wants more government control of NYC property

Tuesday 17:15 GMT
Source: Fox News

Meghan Markle's IRS tax review may expose royal family's riches

Tuesday 20:55 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Taylor Swift leaves lifelong label to sign with Universal Music Group

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

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