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Observer editor in chief Ken Kurson

Media

Jared Kushner’s Observer Loses Editor in Chief

Kurson sent a rambling resignation letter to staff.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Pope Francis, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Dolce & Gabbana to Meet Pope Francis in Rome

The First Lady has been somewhat of a loyalist to Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, choosing a suit from them for her White House portrait.

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Copy of original Levi made by Levi Strauss after emigrating to America, Judisches Museum, Berlin, GermanyBerlin, Germany - 2007

Markets

Levi’s Focuses on Water With Fellowships

The inaugural Collaboratory class is getting more than $350,000 in support from the denim giant.

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Melania TrumpUS President Trump in Israel, Jerusalem - 22 May 2017US First Lady Melania Trump touches the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, 22 May 2017. President Trump and his contingent arrived for a 28-hour visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority areas on his first foreign trip since taking office in January.

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Michael Kors, Manolo Blahnik for Trip to the Western Wall

The first lady has worn Kors on a few key occasions including for the start of a Palm Beach weekend with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and his wife Akie.

clock May 22, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Donald J. Trump signs three executive orders on "first day" in office, including withdrawing the U.S. from the TPP.

Government and Trade

Donald Trump’s Roman Trip

During his two-day visit to the Italian capital, the U.S. president, along with his wife and daughter, will meet with Pope Francis.

clock May 22, 2017Alessandra Turra

Financial

Europe’s Markets Tumble in Early Afternoon Trading

Retail, luxury stocks were also down.

clock May 18, 2017Samantha Conti

US President Donald J. Trump listens to remarks from President Erdogan (not pictured) during a joint statement in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 16 May 2017.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visit to Washington DC, USA - 16 May 2017Trump and Erdogan face the issue of working out cooperation in the fight against terrorism as Turkey objects to the US arming of Kurdish forces in Syria.

Financial

Trump Controversies Hit Wall Street

The already battered retail sector sinks further amid industry realignment and political firestorm.

clock May 17, 2017Evan Clark

Robert Lighthizer mike pence white house

Government and Trade

Retail Groups Push New Trump Trade Rep. to Keep NAFTA

The associations told newly minted trade representative Robert Lighthizer to keep NAFTA intact ahead of expected renegotiations.

clock May 17, 2017Kali Hays

Levi's Pride 2017 Collection

Financial

Levi’s Donating $1 Million to Groups Protecting ‘Vulnerable’ Communities

The denim company has previously started clothing and donation drives for refugees.

clock May 17, 2017Kali Hays

Gary Cohn and Steven MnuchinWhite House news conference with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Director Gary Cohn, Washington, USA - 26 Apr 2017US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017.

Government and Trade

PVH, J.C. Penney, VF Execs Tell Mnuchin They’re ‘Eager’ for Tax Reform

During a closed meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, industry leaders discussed support for tax reform and their continued resistance to a proposed BAT tax.

clock May 16, 2017Kali Hays

Marty Baron

Media

The Washington Post’s Marty Baron on the Importance of Investigative Journalism

“I think there’s a direct connection between investigative reporting and subscriptions.”

clock May 16, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

Mr Porter x Gucci

Business Features

Italian High-End Companies to Bet on Mature Markets for Future Growth

According to a research report titled “Export the Dolce Vita,” by 2022, international mature markets will import high-end Italian products for a total of $76 billion.

clock May 9, 2017Alessandra Turra

Joanna Coles interviews Michael Bloomberg at Hearst.

Media

Michael Bloomberg Sounds Off on Trump, Clinton and the Media

“Look Donald, you don’t know anything.”

clock May 8, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

Renderings of future malls in Mexico.

Real Estate

Mexican Mall Developers Push Ahead Despite Trump Uncertainty

The nation’s major developers are sticking with plans to invest a total of $6.5 billion over the next four years.

clock May 2, 2017Ivan Castano

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Media

Adam Moss to Take the Stage With Sarah Jessica Parker at Vulture Festival

Moss talks about why he’s decided to take part in Vulture this year.

clock May 1, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

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Something Navy's Arielle Charnas in Bandier's exclusive Something Navy x Monrow collection.

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Bandier Bets on Exclusives, Bloggers to Grow Activewear Biz

clock 1hRachel Strugatz

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