A Winter-Coat Heavyweight Gives Trump’s Trade War the Cold Shoulder

PORTLAND, Ore. — Columbia Sportswear has spent years designing ski jackets and hiking boots to withstand the elements: wind, rain, snow and, increasingly, tariffs. Located on a sprawling campus adorned with hanging canoes, the 80-year-old retailer has long protected its outdoor gear from the whims of Washington by engaging in what the company calls “tariff…

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Medical News Today: What are the most common causes of pelvic pain in men?

Pelvic pain occurs between the navel and groin. It may result from a urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted infection, or prostatitis, which is inflammation of the prostate. These issues are relatively common. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) estimate that chronic pelvic pain syndrome affects 10–15 percent of the male…

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Medical News Today: Benefits of passionflower for anxiety and insomnia

Passionflower is a variety of exotic vine flower with curly purple or blue tentacle-like petals. One variety of passionflower, Passiflora incarnata, may help treat anxiety, insomnia, and pain. In this article, learn about the possible benefits of passionflower supplements, as well as what the research says about its effectiveness. What is passionflower? Passionflower supplements are…

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Medical News Today: Foot massage techniques and benefits

At the end of a long day, many people enjoy giving or receiving a foot massage. Foot massage can aid relaxation and may relieve muscle aches. There are many ways to massage feet that are easy to try at home. This article gives step-by-step instructions for 12 foot massage techniques. Read on to find out…

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Fistfights and Long Lines on Black Friday? Not as Much Anymore.

Black Friday has long been, and will most likely remain, the busiest shopping day of the year. But the features that have made it a cultural phenomenon — the discounted electronics, the predawn openings, the curbside campsites, the incivility — are changing with the broader retail landscape. Shoppers can now find bargains well before and…

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Brunello Cucinelli’s Next Order of Business? Restoring an Old Italian Town

Brunello Cucinelli’s father once gave him some blunt advice: There’s no point in being the richest man in the graveyard. In September, Cucinelli repeated that anecdote while speaking to a crowd of 500 journalists at the culmination of his latest philanthropic project—the restoration of the twelfth-century town of Solomeo. About two and a half hours…

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The Crash and Burn of Dolce & Gabbana

Image A protest at a Dolce & Gabbana store in Shanghai on Wednesday.CreditAgence France-Presse — Getty Images Yesterday, Xiang Kai, a director and writer based in Shanghai, burned more than $20,000 worth of Dolce & Gabbana products, including coats, a vest and bags. A previous fan of the brand, he said he also threw his…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Keep It Fast, Keep It Simple

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes — though will you ever be hungry for a meal again? (Or maybe you’ve already had leftovers-laced breakfast sandwiches from this heartwarming stoner-dude story by Priya Krishna, about two brothers who run a restaurant in L.A.?) There’s something I have to tell you: I know there are a…

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ELLE Editorial: Gone Fishin’

Glittering lures, pear-shaped bobbers, and diamond fishing lines make for a fully stocked tackle, er, jewelry box. Gold, spinel, and tourmaline brooch, Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. Mitch Feinberg Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Diamond and platinum necklace, Harry Winston. Mitch Feinberg Coral, diamond, and gold bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels. Mitch Feinberg Diamond,…

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