You’ll be sure to scare off any vampires that come knocking with these 3 garlic-filled recipes

We’ve already got you covered when it comes to Halloween candy, cocktails and even music, but what about actual, well, food? Our favorite thing on which to chow down on this spookiest of holidays is vampire-repelling, garlic-filled dishes. Not only will these meals fight off whatever comes knocking on your door this evening, but they’ll also keep your belly happy with bold, savory flavors. Here are our three favorite garlic-filled recipes, perfect for whipping up while you wait for trick-or-treaters. Anne Quatrano’s Scalloped Potatoes This hearty potato dish from Atlanta’s…

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Female comedian booed after confronting Weinstein

Kelly Bachman booed after protesting Harvey Weinstein’s presence at an event for young actors in Manhattan. A female comedian was booed and two women asked to leave after protesting Harvey Weinstein’s presence at an event for young actors in New York, news reports said. The disgraced Hollywood mogul is currently awaiting trial on charges of sexual assault and has pleaded not guilty. Comedian Kelly Bachman, 27, was performing on Wednesday night in the “Actor’s Hour” at a bar in lower Manhattan where Weinstein was in attendance, according to BuzzFeed News.…

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Facebook unveils News Tab, plans to pay selected publishers

Social media giant launches a news section and announces plans to pay some media organisations for headlines. Facebook announced plans to pay a selection of media organisations for news headlines as the social media giant unveiled the “News Tab”. The new section in the Facebook mobile app will display headlines – and nothing else – from the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, BuzzFeed News, Business Insider, NBC, USA Today, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Local stories from several of the largest US cities will also make the grade;…

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China’s answer to WeWork, UCommune, files for US IPO

Beijing-based company surprised investment bankers by chasing a public listing after WeWork’s IPO debacle. Office-sharing firm WeWork’s disastrous attempt at going public is reportedly not deterring its smaller Chinese rival from seeking an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. China‘s biggest shared workspace provider, Ucommune, has filed a confidential prospectus with the US securities regulator to launch its IPO before the end of the year, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told the Reuters news agency. The Beijing-based firm’s decision to explore a listing has surprised…

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HOTTOPIC: New York inmate who died of heart attack was ‘beaten by guards’

Four inmates at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility say they saw John McMillon, 67, brutally beaten by guards. Inmates at an upstate New York prison are contradicting an official report that a fellow inmate, who would soon be eligible to be released on parole after spending 25 years behind bars, died of a heart attack in January while being restrained by guards. In a report published by the New York Times on Thursday, four inmates at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in Comstock, told the paper they…

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#earningsmiss: Twitter’s results fall short of expectations

Revenue and profit for Twitter’s fourth quarter missed analyst expectations, resulting in heavy selling of its shares. For Twitter, the social media giant’s latest quarterly results have been nothing to tweet home about. Technical glitches and weak summer demand dragged down the company’s quarterly revenue and profit, disappointing Wall Street and sending its shares falling by more than 20 percent. The technical issues affected its advertising platform, hindering users from being able to target ads and share data with partners, Twitter’s Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal said on Thursday. “These issues…

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