The Associated Press was lampooned by critics on Wednesday after sharing a story in which an etiquette coach offered over-the-top advice on how to keep Thanksgiving Day political discussions peaceful.

The piece by the AP’s Dan Sewell, titled “On the Thanksgiving menu: Turkey, with a side of impeachment,” suggests Americans could use special rooms dedicated for political discussion and even an in-house moderator.


“Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment,” Sewell wrote. “Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting

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If there is a bright side to this year, it may just be that it has brought families closer together, both figuratively and literally. And as we spend day after day within our homes and yards, well-designed spaces have never been more important. Consumers are willing to invest in home improvement and furnishings to make life a little more comfortable. Fall Design Week at AmericasMart is your chance to restock inventory and source for upcoming design projects to help give your clients and customers the homes they are longing for.

Fall Design Week is a three-day in-person buying event in

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A Minnesota mother has been accused of killing her special needs teenage daughter, lovingly described by her family as a “gift from God,” by tampering with her medical equipment and turning off her oxygen monitor.

Elise Nelson, 35, is now facing charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, for the June death of her 13-year-old daughter, according to a criminal complaint obtained by

The teen has been identified as Kylie Lawson, according to local station WCCO.

Nelson had been alone with her daughter for several days when the teen suddenly died; her husband had left on a fishing trip

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Fall is almost here — which is the only excuse we need to get a head start on decorating for the crisp and inviting season. Hoping for a little style inspiration to get you started? Well, look no further than this list of chic fall decor that will give your home a festive update.

From fall florals to warm and cozy textures, take a look at these simple ways to swap in some autumnal style for your home this season.

Happy (almost) fall!

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a close up of a toy car: Kia Sonet vs Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza: Exterior, Engine, Features and More

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Kia Sonet vs Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza: Exterior, Engine, Features and More

Kia has launched the Sonet SUV in India with introductory prices starting at Rs 6.71 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The car will be inducted in the hotly contested compact SUV segment against rivals like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Hyundai Venue among others. We have already seen how the car fares against its cousin and it’s now time to glimpse how it performs against the segment leader – the Vitara Brezza.

Here’s the Kia Sonet variant wise price breakup-

Kia Sonet 1.2-litre Petrol HTE

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The state of Wisconsin is reaching a crisis point in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

a group of people standing in front of a tent: Menomonee Falls School District superintendent Corey Golla (middle, with microphone) gives his recommendation on the Menomonee Falls mascot at the board's Nov. 11 meeting.

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Menomonee Falls School District superintendent Corey Golla (middle, with microphone) gives his recommendation on the Menomonee Falls mascot at the board’s Nov. 11 meeting.

Particularly in northeastern Wisconsin, hospitals are filling up and cases continue to spiral out of control.


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The art of home decorating

Casa de Memoria, the Lhuillier-managed auction house, offers the perfect opportunity to spruce up your living space with Tercero, its upcoming online auction this Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. The auction will feature over 200 European and Filipino art pieces.

Lhuillier-Albani, together with interior decorator Ram Bucoy and consultant Monchet Olives, hosted an online press preview via Zoom to give a sneak peek at Tercero. They offered advice on decorating living spaces, especially now when many of us are stuck at home.

Casa de Memoria general manager Camille Lhuillier-Albani said, “Art has been used

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Malani Karani is the director of studies for interior design (undergraduate and postgraduate) at Heriot-Watt University Dubai.

She’s joining a panel of judges for the 14th annual Commercial Interior Design Awards, joining returning judge, David Lessard, a partner and design director at H+A; founder of Design Haus Liberty, Dara Huang; architect and academic, Annamaria Lambri and well-respected design academic Cristiano Luchetti.

Malani is responsible for overseeing programmes in the UAE, as well as liaising with university’s UK team to ensure parity across campuses. She is deeply involved in curriculum development, undertakes teaching and is actively engaged in various student activities.

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Lucid has finally fully unveiled the production version of its first car: the Lucid Air, a luxury electric sedan.

For those of you who have been following our coverage over the past few months, there won’t be many surprises since Lucid has gradually leaked the most important information. But it’s still worth diving a little deeper with all the final details.

Lucid Air Design

First of all, let’s check the final design since it’s one of the few things that Lucid kept close to its chest until today.

For those familiar with the early version of the car unveiled in

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DENVER, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As part of their initiative to improve market connectivity across the insurance distribution channel, today Vertafore announced the successful first release of its Commercial Submissions™ platform to its carrier and agency design partners on the project.

Vertafore’s Commercial Submissions is the industry’s first InsurTech solution that truly connects the end-insured, agents and carriers for real-time quoting and binding on commercial policies across all sizes and business types. Through live collaboration capabilities and real-time data exchanges, Commercial Submissions solves one of the industry’s most enduring pain points: the labor-intensive, repetitive and time-consuming process of

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If there’s one feeling most of us wish our bedrooms evoked—especially now—it’s calm. “We want our bedrooms to be a retreat, a place to relax,” explains designer and artist Rebecca Atwood. So how do you design your way to a bedroom that helps you stop the stressing (and the scrolling) and actually get a restful night’s sleep? Rebecca Atwood and interior designer Kate Hamilton Gray showed us how it’s done by designing the main bedroom in the 2020 Real Simple Home. The end result: a soothing sleep oasis full of pattern, texture, and a borrowed-from-nature color palette. In need of … Read More

We’re doing everything we can to ensure the wellbeing of guests at the Commercial Interior Design Awards.

That’s why ITP Media Group (ITP) and Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading sustainability pioneer, have formed a strategic partnership to enhance sanitation procedures at ITP’s business-to-business events for the remainder of 2020.

Bee’ah’s disinfection pods will be placed at the entrance of the upcoming Oil & Gas Middle East Energy Awards, the Arabian Business Leaders Forum, Commercial Interior Design Awards and the Hotelier Awards.

The next-generation pods will debut at the MEP Awards on Wednesday. September 20, which will be ITP’s first physical

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New home builders’ production homes — the various models on display in show home parades in new communities — feature designs with a variable amount of flexibility of being changed by home buyers.

a kitchen filled with lots of furniture: The chef's kitchen in a Silverhorn estate home by McKinley Masters.

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The chef’s kitchen in a Silverhorn estate home by McKinley Masters.

Set plans add a scale of economy 
to the homes, plus builders can build and deliver the homes to new owners more quickly, just two of the difference between production homes and custom-built homes.

“There are many differences between buying a custom-designed and
a production model home, the main difference being

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Those who decry the partisanship, divisiveness and lack of action in Washington, D.C., should take solace in the Missouri Legislature’s special session.

It’s possible to be equally ineffective when one party controls the levers of power and people generally get along. All you need to know about this state’s special legislative session, which seemed as long, meandering and forgettable as the Tour de France, was that it prompted this quote from a governor who’s seeking re-election and needs something to run on:

“You’re not going to hit a home run every time in this building.”

Missouri spent $200,000 on a

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– Vera admitted she dropped out of college to pursue her dream in the entertainment industry

– She disclosed she will be going back to school soon to pursue a degree in interior design

– Her big break in showbiz came when P-Unit featured her in their music video You Guy

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We all know socialite Vera Sidika is among the best interior designers in Kenya, and this she is very proud of.

The voluptuous socialite has proven countless times she is good at interior

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With the 2020 presidential election taking place on Nov. 3, celebrities and high profile figures are urging United States citizens to vote. During the 2020 TIME 100 ABC broadcast special, which aired on Sept. 22, Meghan Markle addressed audiences on the importance of exercising their right to vote in the upcoming election.

“Every four years we are told the same thing, that this is the most important election of our lifetime,” she said. “But this one is. When we vote, our values are put into action and our voices are heard. Your voice is a reminder that you matter because

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The new Infiniti QX60 Monograph design concept was unveiled during a special live-streamed ceremony, ushering in a new era of design for the Japanese luxury automaker.

While the Infiniti QX60 Monograph is intended to serve as a precursor to the new QX60 production model that will launch next year, it also gives us an idea of the design direction Infiniti will take with almost all of the new vehicles that it plans to launch in the coming years. Infiniti spokespeople told us that the production QX60 will look almost 90 per

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Goldman Sachs Predicts Over 40% Rally for These 3 Stocks

A new wave of optimism is splashing onto the Street. Investment firm Goldman Sachs just gave its three-month stock forecast a boost, lifting it from Neutral to Overweight, with it also projecting “high single-digital returns” for global stocks over the next year.What’s behind this updated approach? Goldman Sachs strategist Christian Mueller-Glissmann cites the impressive rebound in global earnings growth and reduced equity costs as the drivers of the estimate revision. On top of this, a “broader procyclical shift” in stocks and other assets could take place during the remainder

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