Elegant Tailor-Made Design Solutions from L’atelier Fantasia

 L’atelier Fantasia constantly strives for excellence in the field of interior design. Their belief is that every living space should stand alone as a unique piece of someone’s story. Dedicated to its core design values of elegance, comfort, and happiness, the company offers a full range of services for luxury residential design.  

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Design Director and Founder, Idan Chiang lead the way with her strong philosophy of unifying various disciplines for the creation of elegant, contemporary style. Having majored in sociology, she believes she has a unique perspective on exploring social trends and people’s needs. This is incorporated into every project to create the perfect tailor-made solution every time. As well as being an interior designer, she is also an art collector and educator and currently serves on the Board of several Taiwanese organizations, all giving her an even deeper insight into the industry. 

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L’atelier Fantasia’s ethos is to develop the successful integration of different departments for the smoothest, complete design process. To this end, their design team is divided into sections specializing in design, furniture, art, and administration with each team member a carefully chosen expert in their own particular field. The furniture department was established to include international members, ensuring globe trends and developments are always kept at the forefront of all potential design and planning.  

Each project is allocated its own dedicated designer who works closely with the multi-talented teams in the relevant departments. With their role ensuring absolute understanding of every project they can carry out efficient project management and deliver design solutions that closely follow the client brief while bringing every aspect of the process seamlessly together.  

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The company’s philosophy of creating stylish, modern spaces are clearly reflected in one of their latest enterprises – Family with a Pearl Necklace. This apartment’s neo-classic design reflects the client brief closely and the interiors have all been skilfully finished to create the perfect elegant and highly functional living space. The picture is completed with a wide range of specially selected luxury furnishings and an impressively high standard of finishes including striking lighting and flooring choices and hand-crafted accessories throughout. All add up to a comfortable space that’s both stylish and makes for ease of living. 

L’atelier Fantasia’s ongoing dedication to providing stylish solutions while creating an end product that lives up to the client’s demand for exceptional design means this year it has been chosen as a winner of Best Luxury Apartment Interior Design in Taiwan 2021 for Family with a Pearl Necklace. They have been selected after much consideration by the experts at Luxury Lifestyle Awards to receive this prestigious award. This is regarded as highly deserved recognition for its consistent excellence in design and personal service.  


About Luxury Lifestyle Awards | Luxury Lifestyle Awards is a global award selecting, recognizes, celebrates, and promotes the best luxury goods and services all over the world. The goal of the company is to connect people with the best of luxury. LLA has evaluated more than 10 000 various goods and services in 400 categories from 60 countries and analyzed the results to give you a TOP list of the best of the best in the world. Such world-renowned brands as Chanel, Dom Perignon, and Ferrari were proudly named winners. The victory brings companies status and recognition, global promotion, and exposure to an entirely new market of customers. 

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  3. • Live updates: Japan’s Kishida says war in Ukraine puts extra emphasis on need for a ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’
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  4. • Analysis: Sen. Ron Johnson thinks ‘wokeness’ is the cause of mass shootings
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  6. • Uvalde student would have turned 10 over the weekend. Instead, her family is holding her funeral
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  8. The parents of a 10-year-old victim of the massacre at a Uvalde elementary school last month say they miss their son — even though he is one of the survivors.

  9. Voters in Nevada, South Carolina, Maine and North Dakota pick their general election nominees Tuesday, including in several races that could be key to determining control of the US House this fall. And a special election for a US House seat in South Texas could offer an early test of Republican momentum heading into the November midterm elections.

  10. CNN’s Laura Coates reacts after former President Donald Trump spoke out about the January 6 committee hearings, slamming former Vice President Mike Pence and former Attorney General Bill Barr.

  11. Golf fans that paid for the US Open hospitality tent package were promised the “very best views” of the action, but one lucky group got even more than they bargained for on Friday.

  12. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) discusses the fear she felt as a teenager after having to undergo an illegal abortion in Mexico before Roe v. Wade.

  13. Supreme Court justices were divided over 2020 election issues and ultimately declined to accept any of Donald Trump’s baseless claims, but one justice stood out for emphasizing ballot fraud in sympathy with those who refused to accept the results: Clarence Thomas.

  14. The last time liberals controlled a majority of the US Supreme Court was 53 years ago — June 23, 1969.

  15. Instagram-friendly meal kit service Daily Harvest is facing a firestorm of online backlash over the voluntary recall of one of its products, after a slew of people who consumed it reported becoming ill with mysterious symptoms, including extremely elevated liver enzymes.

  16. CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan and John Avlon report that the “Q” persona at the center of the QAnon conspiracy theory movement, has posted online for the first time since December 2020, after Trump lost the election.

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  18. Most Americans disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, according to a CBS News/YouGov poll conducted Friday and Saturday in the immediate wake of the ruling.

  19. Having achieved the generational dream of seeing Roe v. Wade overturned, the largest and oldest anti-abortion group in the US is now taking its fight to the state level, with a particular focus on restricting medication abortion.

  20. • Supreme Court makes it more difficult to challenge immigration policies in court
    • Biden’s pick for ICE director withdraws

  21. A casting of Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” sculpture, one of the most iconic works of art in the world, sold for 10.7 million euros ($11.14 million) at a Paris auction on Thursday.

  22. Former Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow commends the actions of his fellow agents on January 6, despite then-President Trump’s alleged demands to be taken to the Capitol to join the insurrectionists.

  23. A jet-powered stunt truck spun out of control and crashed at an air show in Battle Creek, Michigan, killing the driver, according to police and footage of the incident.

  24. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) responds to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, where she tried to discredit Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony to the January 6 select committee.

  25. On a fine day, locals arrive on boats that motor up the Hawkesbury River in New South Wales to dine on the back deck of the Paradise Café.

  26. Indian police made fresh arrests at the weekend over the murder of a Hindu tailor in Rajasthan — a crime that sparked tensions between the Hindu majority and Muslim minority and a clampdown on protests and the internet to prevent them from escalating.

  27. A rescue team from mainland China saved a crew member of a ship that broke in half and sank during Typhoon Chaba in the early hours of Monday morning — just hours after their counterparts in Hong Kong said a “miracle” would be needed to find any more survivors.

  28. A shooting at a mall in Copenhagen has left several people dead and at least three hospitalized, local authorities said Sunday.

  29. The Palestinian Authority will allow US investigators to examine the bullet that killed Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, PA Attorney General Akram Al Khatib announced Saturday.

  30. Four people died in a multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 South at the Florida-Georgia border on Friday.

  31. A gunman in Texas killed two people and injured another person Saturday before fatally shooting himself, police in the Fort Worth area said.

  32. Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to resign in the near future, saying he is on track to visit Canada this month and hopes to be able to go to Moscow and Kyiv as soon as possible after that.

  33. As employees return to the office in South Korea, so does gapjil — the country’s longstanding problem of toxic workplace culture.

  34. Russian goalkeeper Ivan Fedotov was detained in St. Petersburg on the request of the military prosecutor’s office on Friday for evading military service, according to reports from Russian media outlets.

  35. Police are responding to a shooting in downtown Highland Park, Illinois, in the area of a July 4th parade, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.

  36. Former Trump acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney discusses his reaction to Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony before the January 6 committee.

  37. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, already jailed on state murder charges for his role in the death of George Floyd, will learn his federal sentence Thursday when he appears in a US District Court.

  38. President Joe Biden is in a tightening vise between increasingly fretful families of Americans imprisoned in Russia and Vladimir Putin — a leader who has few scruples about using civilians to grind out his political goals.

  39. As crisis after crisis has engulfed Boris Johnson in recent months, so rivals of Britain’s beleaguered Prime Minister have been plotting behind closed doors to replace him.

  40. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned, ending his scandal-plagued tenure leading the Conservative party in the United Kingdom. CNN’s Max Foster looks back at his career.

  41. CNN’s Christiane Amanpour discusses the resignation speech of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was forced to resign by his own party after a series of scandals.

  42. Another record breaking number of imports passed through the US’s major container ports this spring — showing no sign of a slowdown in consumer demand, the National Retail Federation, or NRF, said Friday.

  43. The US Marshals Service has arrested 13 of the most wanted sex offenders in Iowa, authorities say.

  44. Abortion rights and pocketbook issues are on voters’ minds in Nevada, but which one matters most? CNN’s Kyung Lah reports on how people are weighing the two key issues as the fall campaign heats up.

  45. In the sundrenched summer of 1971, Sura Crutch, a recent graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art, headed to Europe for three months.

  46. In the two decades since it was first included in products available to the general public, Bluetooth has become so widespread that an entire generation of consumers may not be able to remember a time without it.

  47. Restaurants have had a tough couple of years, with the pandemic, soaring ingredient prices and labor shortages. Now they have another problem: Gen Z isn’t all that interested in dining out.

  48. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) tells CNN’s Jake Tapper the January 6 committee has received a letter from Steve Bannon’s lawyer saying Bannon, who defied a Congressional subpoena from the committee, is now willing to testify.

  49. A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Race Deconstructed newsletter. To get it in your inbox every week, sign up for free here.

  50. When the world’s chaos leaves us beyond words, it’s a natural impulse to search for them elsewhere; in this case, to seek them in how great thinkers and artists have described chaos itself. “There are places for chaos on the page,” wrote poet Stanley Moss. “Chaos is endless longing.” Bob Dylan once wrote, “I accept chaos. I’m not sure whether it accepts me.” Mary Shelley espoused in her 1831 preface to “Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus” that “invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos…”

  51. Whether or not Donald Trump ends up facing criminal charges, the House committee probing the US Capitol insurrection has scored a critical win over the ex-President by thwarting his effort to cover up the true horror of that day of infamy.

  52. Former President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly downplayed the significance of the hearings by the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, has regularly asked those around him in recent days when the televised hearings are going to end — underscoring his private fixation on the damning revelations revealed by some of the committee’s witnesses.

  53. Republican leaders are trying to send a not-so-subtle signal to Donald Trump these days: Do NOT announce for president before the November midterm elections.

  54. In an interview with the House Select Committee investigating January 6, former Trump White House Counsel Pat Cipollone told members he thought lawyer Sidney Powell’s idea of having the federal government seize state voting machines was “a terrible idea.”

  55. For the first time in 20 years, the exchange rate between the euro and the US dollar has reached parity — meaning the two currencies are worth the same.

  56. Conservatives are heralding them as “real deal” Republican candidates. They are seen as proof that the GOP can win over Latino voters. They are three Latinas from South Texas: Mayra Flores, who won a special election to represent part of the Gulf Coast, and Monica De La Cruz and Cassy Garcia, who are in congressional races in districts along the Mexican border.

  57. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson joins CNN to react to Elon Musk’s tweet about colonizing Mars. Hear what he thinks could be in our future.

  58. A US Navy destroyer sailed near a disputed South China Sea island chain on Wednesday, challenging the restrictions imposed by China and others on transit through the area.

  59. Millions of Shanghai residents braved sweltering heat Tuesday to wait in line for compulsory Covid tests, as growing case numbers and the emergence of a highly infectious Omicron subvariant spurred new fears of a return to mass lockdown.

  60. A backpack, lunch box, crayons and at least 10 hours of sleep each night are all things children need to get off to a good start in kindergarten, according to a new study.

  61. As farmers across Ukraine attempt to bring in their wheat harvests in the coming weeks, it could be make-or-break for global food supplies.

  62. Lego is closing its business in Russia indefinitely and laying off its 90 Moscow-based employees, owing to “extensive disruption” in the country, the Danish toymaker said on Tuesday.

  63. Official Covid-19 case metrics severely undercount the true number of infections, leaving the United States with a critical blind spot as the most transmissible coronavirus variant yet takes hold.

  64. • Analysis: So why did Ivanka Trump go with her father to the ‘Stop the Steal’ rally?
    • Analysis: What John Bolton gets wrong about coup attempts — and Donald Trump
    • Opinion: A terrifying glimpse of what could await America after the 2024 election

  65. While Covid-19 may have started to become an afterthought to many Americans, it may feel like a new variant snuck up and is now driving infection and hospitalization rates higher.

  66. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is aiming to quash a subpoena for his testimony before an Atlanta-area special grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia.

  67. According to sources, former President Donald Trump is “always watching” the January 6 committee hearings. CNN’s Kristen Holmes reports how he is reacting to the hearings and the current state of his relationship with long time adviser, Roger Stone, since the January 6 attack.

  68. Soaring gas prices may have been the driving factor behind President Joe Biden’s decision to visit Saudi Arabia, but the American effort to secure increased oil production will be more diplomatic than overt pressure, according to US officials.

  69. Tom Brady says his relationship with former President Donald Trump has been taken out of context by the media.

  70. As a name with Scottish roots, it’s fitting two Camerons lead the pack at St. Andrews following the second round of the Open Championship on Friday.

  71. “The Gray Man’s” biggest muscle flex doesn’t come from Ryan Gosling or Chris Evans (not that they’re slackers), but rather the overall casting, throwing in Ana de Armas after her butt-kicking Bond role as well as Regé-Jean Page post-“Bridgerton,” Jessica Henwick (“The Matrix”) and Indian star Dhanush. The script, alas, is a bit of a 98-pound weakling, but given the escapist demands probably sufficient to get the job done.

  72. Weekend warriors can still stave off disease even if they are packing their workouts into a couple of days, according to a new study.

  73. CNN’s Kyung Lah looks at the Unification Church, a religion in the spotlight after the assassination of Shinzo Abe has brought it back to the forefront.

  74. In 2016, the Indianapolis Star broke the news that Larry Nassar, the team doctor of the US women’s national gymnastics team, had used his position to perpetuate sexually abuse — as it later turned out, of hundreds of girls and young women.

  75. CNN’s Jake Tapper calls out Republican officials and right-wing media figures who doubted the veracity of the story of a 10-year-old rape victim in Ohio who had to travel to Indiana to seek an abortion.

  76. Raging wildfires have scorched thousands of hectares of forest in France and Spain, while Britain is set to face its hottest day on record amid a searing heat wave.

  77. The head of one of the world’s most prestigious art exhibitions has resigned after this year’s show became embroiled in a scandal over antisemitic imagery.

  78. As prices surge and the UK economy struggles more than most of its peers, Starbucks is reportedly looking for an exit.

  79. From the moment it was announced that Beanie Feldstein would lead “Funny Girl” in its first Broadway revival, many theater fans wondered: How would Lea Michele take the news?

  80. Ford unveiled its high-performance F-150 Raptor R pickup truck with a V8 engine that can provide 700 horsepower.

  81. Chris Evans isn’t too sure about these daggum newfangled iPhones. During an interview with Collider, Evans groused about the bulky buttonless-ness of his new iPhone 12 Pro, saying he still prefers his dearly departed iPhone 6s.

  82. Marcus Mumford has teamed up with a film legend for the music video to his powerful new single, “Cannibal.”

  83. Maryland’s primary Tuesday is set to test Democratic voters’ views of the party’s establishment and Republicans’ willingness to stick with what’s been a winning formula for the GOP in the deep-blue state.

  84. Lawyers for Twitter and Elon Musk will have their first chance to square off in court on Tuesday in the case over whether the billionaire Tesla CEO should be forced to follow through with his $44 billion deal to buy the social media company.

  85. Firearm instructor Rufus Johnson is hoping to curb gun related incidents by bringing his gun safety trainings to schools in Cincinnati, OH.

  86. Over the course of the January 6 hearings, Americans have heard detailed testimony rejecting allegations of widespread fraud in the 2020 election and exposing former President Donald Trump’s failed attempts to overturn the results. Much of this testimony has come from an unexpected source — prominent Republican leaders with ties to the Trump administration.

  87. • Mall gunman had 3 guns and 100 rounds of ammunition, police say
    • Opinion: Good guy with a gun? Indiana and Uvalde tell us all we need to know

  88. • UK smashes its hottest-day record
    • How to stay cool without air conditioning
    • Watch: Ring camera captures delivery driver collapsing from heat

  89. The Secret Service was only able to provide a single text exchange to the inspector general who had requested a month’s worth of records for 24 Secret Service personnel, according to a letter to the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, and obtained by CNN.

  90. The new communications director for the Republican Senate nominee in Nevada — a key state that could determine control in Washington — marched to the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, with two members of the far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers including one who was later charged with sedition and another with breaking into the Capitol and at least two others who were charged for illegally entering the building, according to videos reviewed by CNN’s KFile.

  91. • Grim warnings are issued as oppressive heat wave in US shows no signs of slowing
    • China endures summer of extreme weather as record rainfall and heat wave cause havoc

  92. Families of 9/11 victims are urging former President Donald Trump to cancel a Saudi golf tournament that is to be held at his New Jersey golf course. Juliette Scauso, whose father died in the terrorist attack, says she is “disgusted” that the event will be in the backyard of Ground Zero.

  93. A fire broke out at the Hoover Dam on Tuesday but was extinguished before the fire department arrived, Boulder City, Nevada, said on Twitter.

  94. A 19-year-old man entered a guilty plea Tuesday in connection with the murders of his mother and three siblings in 2020 at their home in Grantsville, Utah, his attorney says.

  95. Gordon Heddell, former assistant director at the US Secret Service, joins New Day to discuss the criticism of the agency’s handling of recent congressional requests.

  96. Even as the January 6 committee prepares for a prime-time hearing Thursday night, Republican voters in Maryland chose a prominent 2020 election denier as the party’s nominee for governor.

  97. Arizona Republican Blake Masters, who earned Donald Trump’s endorsement for the Senate race by embracing the former President’s lies that he won the 2020 election, has turned to questioning whether the 2022 midterm election will be legitimate, as he tries to lock up support among the party faithful ahead of next month’s primary.

  98. • Analysis: New post-Roe reality hits home
    • 60% of Americans approved of the Supreme Court last July. Now, it’s 38%, a new poll finds

  99. Nightcap’s Jon Sarlin asks Redfin’s Daryl Fairweather about when and where home prices may finally come down. Plus, CNN’s Frank Pallotta breaks down the challenges facing Netflix. And CNN’s Brian Fung explains why Amazon is suing thousands of Facebook group admins over fake reviews. To get the day’s business headlines sent directly to your inbox, sign up for the Nightcap newsletter.

  100. The nationwide baby formula shortage that federal leaders once said would be fixed within weeks has dragged on for months, despite tons of imports and key steps forward in domestic production.

  101. One of the most popular and recognizable insects is at risk of extinction, according to a global organization focused on conservation and sustainability.

  102. Hours before Dave Chappelle was set to hit the stage in Minneapolis, the venue canceled the sold-out show.

  103. A man sustained “serious injuries to his arm” after being attacked by an alligator in Manatee County, Florida, on Wednesday.

  104. The Patagonian ice dragon lives on glaciers and is believed to have natural anti-freeze in its blood. This rare creature is endangered because its habitat is melting away. “Patagonia: Life on the Edge of the World” airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.

  105. Twenty years ago, then-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was under pressure to build more public bathrooms. He responded with an answer that represents how most of the United States has handled public bathroom access for decades.

  106. Above the green hills of the Amalfi Coast in southern Italy, an agile farmer leaps across terraced lemon groves overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

  107. More than 85% of Americans are bracing for temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit through the weekend, with millions in the south-central US expected to experience readings in the triple digits.

  108. The water off the coast of northwest Greenland is a glass-like calm, but the puddles accumulating on the region’s icebergs are a sign that a transformation is underway higher on the ice sheet.

  109. A Colorado judge on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, a leading election denier who lost last month’s Republican primary for secretary of state, after she allegedly violated the terms of her bond for a second time.

  110. Daryl Fairweather, chief economist for Redfin, explains to “Nightcap’s” Jon Sarlin the mixed messages in the housing market and what’s next for home prices. To get the day’s business headlines sent directly to your inbox, sign up for the Nightcap newsletter.

  111. President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 symptoms remained mild as of late Thursday and he continues to convalesce at the White House, a top adviser told CNN on Friday.

  112. US Rep. Lee Zeldin, the Republican nominee for New York governor, is “safe” following an attack at a campaign event Thursday evening in the state, his spokesperson said.

  113. Ryan Reynolds thinks Disney should reconsider the ratings on a few of the studio’s classic films.

  114. As soon as doctors determined on Thursday that President Biden had Covid-19, the White House doctor put him on the antiviral Paxlovid.

  115. An ancient virus, polio has crippled and killed humans for centuries. Etchings on Egyptian vessels show people with withered legs on crutches.

  116. It’s as if Seoul is infatuated. Stroll through the South Korean capital and amid the sea of traditional Hangul characters it’s hard not to notice the same four letters of the Latin alphabet cropping up again and again: MBTI.

  117. FedEx’s Ground service will stop making Sunday deliveries to about 15% of the US homes it’s currently serving, largely in rural areas.

  118. Is America’s economy already in a recession? That’s a debate among central bankers, investors and economists, not to mention politicians. But one thing is clear: Some consumers, especially less affluent ones, are starting to have trouble paying their bills on time.

  119. A Georgia district attorney’s office is planning to retry Claud “Tex” McIver for murder in his wife’s killing after the state’s supreme court overturned his previous conviction last month.

  120. Relentless, oppressive heat will grip much of the US this weekend, with the Northeast region expected to bear the brunt amid forecasts for near-record temperatures across the region.

  121. The Mega Millions jackpot has surged to a whopping $790 million after no ticket matched all six winning numbers in Friday night’s drawing.

  122. American runner Sydney McLaughlin broke her own 400-meter hurdles world record to take gold on Friday night at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

  123. It’s the Italian dream: sprawling on one of the Mediterranean’s best beaches, drink in hand, moving only to eat some freshly caught fish or pick up another glass of local wine.

  124. That a sitting president, even one approaching 80, would commit to seeking another four-year term seems like a foregone conclusion today.

  125. Disney’s “fairy godmothers” who dress up children as princesses and knights at its US theme parks are now called “apprentices,” a gender-neutral term which is part of its efforts to be more inclusive, the company said on Friday.

  126. I used to be a bit cynical about social and emotional learning programs, or SEL as they are known in educational circles.

  127. President Joe Biden’s symptoms “continue to improve” after being diagnosed Thursday with Covid-19, the President’s physician said in a Saturday letter.

  128. Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses President Joe Biden’s current health status with CNN’s Amara Walker. The President tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday and is isolating in the White House until he tests negative.

  129. The board of Florida’s largest school district has rejected new sexual education textbooks that it approved three months ago.

  130. America’s future shift to non-white majority is coming sooner than expected – and turns out to not be as beneficial to Democrats as first anticipated, as Hispanics shift to the GOP, which says author Thomas Frank, “believes [in] organizing discontent.”

  131. A New Jersey woman has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison for her role in scamming more than $400,000 from GoFundMe donors, claiming to be collecting money for a homeless man.

  132. George Conway reacts to Axios reporting that Trump and his allies are secretly making plans to fire thousands of career civil servants and install Trump loyalists if he wins the presidential election in 2024.

  133. The White police chief of a predominantly Black town in Mississippi was terminated this week after audio surfaced, allegedly of him using racist and homophobic slurs, telling one of his officers he wouldn’t care if the officer “killed a m*therf**ker in cold blood,” and that he himself had killed 13 people.

  134. Two American citizens recently died in the Donbas region of Ukraine, the State Department confirmed Saturday.

  135. Former Sen. Al Franken tells CNN’s Jim Acosta what he thinks of The New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg’s piece saying she was wrong to call on Franken to resign without a proper investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.

  136. An Illinois bakery and café has postponed a drag brunch event after their venue was vandalized early morning on Saturday.

  137. When I was training to be a journalist, the best piece of advice I got was KISS– keep it simple, stupid.

  138. Found nowhere else on Earth, red-hooded grebes are one of South America’s rarest species and arguably one of its most striking. They are only 750 left. “Patagonia: Life on the Edge of the World” airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.

  139. In the foothills of the Patagonian Andes, only one in five of puma’s guanaco hunts are successful. The Original Series “Patagonia: Life on the Edge of the World” airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.

  140. I have reinstated the alarm clock. An overlooked mechanism in today’s technologically-synced, your-phone-does-everything world, it tells the time, it wakes you up, it is decentralized from a phone. It is marvelous.

  141. Cadillac is going back into a market segment it hasn’t occupied in decades: the world of true ultra-luxury cars with huge six-figure price tags. General Motors unveiled the Cadillac Celestiq on Friday, and the company wants it to beat the best in the world.

  142. A former Twitter employee told the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection that the company considered imposing a stricter content moderation policy following a September 2020 comment by then-President Donald Trump telling the right-wing extremist group the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.”

  143. British socialite Tamara Ecclestone is offering a £6 million ($7.2 million) reward for information that leads to the recovery of jewelry worth tens of millions of dollars which was stolen from her London home.

  144. T-Mobile has agreed to pay $350 million to settle multiple class-action suits stemming from a data breach disclosed last year affecting tens of millions of people.

  145. Elon Musk has denied having an affair with Nicole Shanahan, the wife of Google’s co-founder, Sergey Brin.

  146. A federal judge in Atlanta said Monday that she will deny Republican Rep. Jody Hice’s request to quash a subpoena to appear in front of a special grand jury investigating efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.

  147. • Just keep your returns: Stores weigh paying you not to bring back unwanted items
    • Diapers cost families a fortune, but now some states will stop taxing them
    • Video: Food bank demand skyrockets

  148. An Uber driver who took Nikolas Cruz to his school in Parkland, Florida, on the day the teenager shot and killed 17 people there testified that Cruz had a large bag and was “anxious and nervous” when the driver dropped him off.

  149. We’ve written before about the most inconvenient truth of Joe Biden’s presidency — that his short-term political fortunes rely on gas prices getting lower, but the long-term fortunes of the country and the planet rely on people using less carbon-emitting energy.

  150. The sweltering heat did little to stop 53-year-old Eileen Hilton from topping up her tan last Tuesday as the UK recorded its highest temperature in history.

  151. The remnants of the massive Chinese rocket that delivered a new module to its space station on Monday are expected to fall to Earth early next week, according to US Space Command, which is tracking the rocket’s trajectory.

  152. Ukraine’s resistance to the Russian invasion has been fierce and full of rejuvenated national identity. Every weekend in Kyiv people line up to have national symbols tattooed, with their donations going to the armed forces. CNN spends a day with artists and their customers, learning how each tattoo is loaded with meaning.

  153. The first half of 2022 was awful for stocks. But investors have seen a rebound in July and the markets are currently enjoying their best month of the year.

  154. The Biden administration is working furiously behind the scenes to keep European allies united against Russia as Moscow further cuts its energy supplies to the European Union, prompting panic on both sides of the Atlantic over potentially severe gas shortages heading into winter, US officials say.

  155. • ‘Biggest fear’ has come true as Russia cuts gas to Europe
    • Brittney Griner will testify in Russian court as trial continues
    • Opinion: The American-made weapons that could change everything

  156. Saudi Arabia has unveiled designs for a one-building city that could potentially house nine million people near the Red Sea. Critics cast doubt on the feasibility of the project, whilst some called the vision “dystopian.”

  157. Mike Trout has been diagnosed with a rare back condition — a costovertebral dysfunction at T5 — that is likely to affect him for the rest of his playing career.

  158. Former US President Donald Trump will play a round with Bryson DeChambeau and Dustin Johnson ahead of the LIV Golf event which begins on Friday.

  159. • Clean energy package would be biggest legislative climate investment in US history
    • Internal GOP tension rises as McConnell’s deal-making puts him at odds with McCarthy

  160. Justice Samuel Alito, appearing for the first time in public since penning the opinion that reversed Roe v. Wade, mocked foreign criticism of the decision during a speech he delivered in Rome.

  161. As the January 6 committee continues its investigation into the insurrection of the Capitol, more ex-Trump White House officials are expected to speak, including former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and possibly address discussions among officials about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove then-president Trump from office. CNN’s Ryan Nobles reports.

  162. • First on CNN: Trump DOJ official cooperating with Jan. 6 investigation
    • Georgia GOP chair appears before Atlanta-area grand jury in election probe

  163. • Analysis: Who determines when we’re in a recession
    • Mortgage rates fall as fears about the US economy loom
    • Steak is having a moment

  164. There’s one thing that the two candidates locked in a bad-tempered battle to be Britain’s next prime minister agree on: Brexit is nothing to do with any of the woes facing the UK right now.

  165. Comedian and activist Jon Stewart joins CNN’s Jake Tapper after Senate Republicans voted against legislation to help veterans suffering from ailments related to toxic burn pits.

  166. The Arizona Cardinals announced on Thursday that they have removed the “independent study” clause from star quarterback Kyler Murray’s contract after he called questions about his work ethic “disrespectful.”

  167. The Washington Post’s tech columnist Taylor Lorenz tells “Nightcap’s” Jon Sarlin why TikTok is a threat to Instagram and why viewing more videos on Instagram is inevitable. To get the day’s business headlines sent directly to your inbox, sign up for the Nightcap newsletter.

  168. Rivian, the Amazon-backed manufacturer of electric pickups, SUVs and delivery vans, is laying off about 6% of its workforce as the company adjusts as the “world has dramatically changed,” according to an email sent by CEO RJ Scaringe to Rivian’s roughly 14,000 employees.

  169. For close to two decades, Apple and China have been inextricably linked. The world’s most populous country not only accounts for the bulk of Apple’s device manufacturing but also a significant portion of its sales.

  170. CNN has uncovered evidence suggesting that Russia has colluded with Sudan’s beleaguered military leadership to enable billions of dollars in gold to bypass the Sudanese state and to deprive the poverty-stricken country of hundreds of millions in state revenue. Multiple interviews with high-level Sudanese and US officials and troves of documents reviewed by CNN paint a picture of an elaborate Russian scheme to plunder Sudan’s riches in a bid to fortify Russia against increasingly robust Western sanctions and to buttress Moscow’s war effort in Ukraine. CNN’s Nima Elbagir reports.

  171. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who is one of two Republicans on the Jan. 6 committee, responds to GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy’s claim that he doesn’t remember telling Cassidy Hutchinson to not let Trump go to the Capitol on January 6.

  172. The US economy is on a knife’s edge, potentially already in a recession after a second quarter of shrinking activity. But indicators are mixed, fueling uncertainty about the way forward.

  173. CNN’s Fred Pleitgen speaks with Brittney Griner’s Russian counsel Maria Blagovolina about Griner’s well-being and their trial strategy.

  174. • Family loses four children in deadly flooding
    • Watch: Drone footage shows scope of damage

  175. No matter how you pronounce their name, Italian rock group Maneskin may be one of today’s most famous and successful global musical acts.

  176. Stanford Robotics built this humanoid robot to provide a delicate touch deep underwater. The OceanOneK uses a touch-based feedback system and 3D camera display to immerse pilots in their deep-sea explorations.

  177. Neurologist Rudy Tanzi was still a graduate student at Harvard Medical School when he helped identify the first gene associated with hereditary Alzheimer’s — amyloid beta-protein precursor, or APP.

  178. At least seven people are dead, including five children, after a head-on car crash on I-90 in northern Illinois, state police said.

  179. Across the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc, huge concrete complexes stand as testament to Europe’s post-war housing drive. Constructed en masse in the second half of the 20th century, their utilitarian designs were usually geared toward providing homes as quickly and cheaply as possible.

  180. Every few years, the Austenites must feed. Netflix’s adaptation of “Persuasion” and the revival of the cult-favorite show “Sanditon” are the latest offerings to Jane Austen, whose memory must be regularly appeased by new odes to her groundbreaking romantic novels.

  181. In the 1970s, when British scientist James Lovelock was developing his notion that all species “from whales to viruses and from oaks to algae” combine with the planet itself to make up a single system sustaining life on Earth, he needed a name for the hypothesis.

  182. A union representing nearly 2,500 employees at three Boeing defense locations in the St. Louis area said on Saturday they will vote on the company’s revised contract offer, canceling a strike that was set to start early Monday.

  183. Sunscreen is marketed as helping protect against skin cancer — but now some batches of a popular brand are being voluntarily recalled because they may contain a carcinogen.

  184. England won its first ever major women’s championship in dramatic fashion, beating Germany 2-1 after extra time in the Euro 2022 final.

  185. At least 69 people have been killed in flooding and landslides that hit cities across Iran, Iran’s Crisis Management Organization said on Sunday.

  186. Democrats this week have the chance to validate their monopoly on political power in Washington, create a legacy of true significance for President Joe Biden and even boost their hopes in daunting midterm elections in three months.

  187. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and several other Congress members are visiting Singapore on Monday, their first official stop in a high-profile Asia tour that has attracted international attention over speculation she may visit Taiwan.

  188. China’s embattled property giant Evergrande has failed to deliver a preliminary debt restructuring plan it had promised by July 31, leading to further concerns about the future of the world’s most indebted developer.

  189. NBA legend Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and the first Black head coach in the league, passed away “peacefully” Sunday, according to a family statement from his verified Twitter account. He was 88.

  190. Kosovo’s government on Monday began issuing extra documents to Serbian citizens crossing into its territory, as Serbs living in the north of the country who oppose the decision blockaded roads leading to two border crossings.

  191. The 10-mile-long island of Schiermonnikoog is known as one of the most beautiful places in the Netherlands, boasting the widest beach in Europe, 300 different species of birds and a bustling tourist trade.

  192. There was nothing obviously untoward about the woman who approached the Palanca border crossing between Ukraine and Moldova with a 15-year-old boy she said was her nephew. But something about the pair just seemed odd. The boy, in particular, appeared embarrassed and uncomfortable.

  193. The body of a man who exited an aircraft mid-flight during an emergency landing near Raleigh, North Carolina, has been recovered, authorities said. CNN’s Nadia Romero reports on the investigation into his death.

  194. Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson has been suspended for six games for violating the National Football League’s (NFL) personal conduct policy amid sexual misconduct allegations against him, according to ESPN citing an unnamed source.

  195. George Takei and J.J. Abrams paid tribute to the late “Star Trek” actress Nichelle Nichols, who died Saturday at the age of 89.

  196. The killing of a Nigerian man in broad daylight on the streets of an Italian seaside town while onlookers watched has sparked outcry and renewed a conversation about racism and crimes against migrants in the country ahead of elections next month.

  197. So far this year, the real estate market has not been going the way many prospective homebuyers had hoped. Home prices — already at all-time highs — have continued to climb and mortgage rates have risen much faster than expected.

  198. A passenger traveling from Bali, Indonesia to Australia has found themselves paying a hefty price for a McDonald’s breakfast.

  199. The changes that “Star Trek” brought about to the global village sometimes seem as vast and multidimensional as that “final frontier” where several iterations of the Starship Enterprise have boldly gone for more than half a century now.

  200. The first ship carrying grain under a UN-brokered export deal left the Ukrainian port of Odesa on Monday, raising hopes that a global food supply crisis caused by Russia’s invasion can be eased.

  201. A federal judge on Monday sentenced Guy Reffitt, who brought a gun to the US Capitol during the January 6, 2021, riot and threatened House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to more than seven years in prison, the longest insurrection-related sentence to date.

  202. • Analysis: All eyes turn to Sinema as Democrats face a week that could transform Biden’s presidency
    • Stewart slams Republicans over stalling bill to help veterans affected by toxic burn pits
    • Opinion: There’s a good reason Jon Stewart is angry at Ted Cruz

  203. Key House Democrats have issued a new call for the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general to recuse himself from a probe of missing Secret Service text messages after a CNN exclusive report showed investigators knew for more than a year texts had been erased.

  204. Sometimes polling trends meet your expectations. For example, you might expect a president’s approval rating to be low when we’re dealing with high inflation and negative growth in real disposable income per capita.

  205. • Two dead in raging California wildfire
    • ‘The water is coming!’: First responders scramble to pull woman from flooding car

  206. President Joe Biden will speak at 7:30 p.m. ET on “a successful counterterrorism operation” against al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, the White House said Monday.

  207. A married couple in Hawaii has been indicted for allegedly living under the identities of dead children from Texas for decades and conspiring against the government, according to unsealed federal court records.

  208. Tiger Woods turned down an offer worth approximately $700-$800 million to join the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series, according to the tour’s CEO Greg Norman.

  209. “Bullet Train” certainly moves at an appropriately brisk pace, with Brad Pitt heading a sprawling cast. But the breakneck action is offset by a smart-alecky tone that proves both uneven and occasionally too cute for its own good, along with a mashup of styles — from the music to the visuals — that comes across like a Quentin Tarantino wannabe, with a dash of “Deadpool” for good measure.

  210. Comedian and political activist Jon Stewart reacted after the Senate voted to pass bipartisan legislation to expand health care benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits during their military service.

  211. • Analysis: Al Qaeda needs a new leader after Zawahiri’s killing. Its bench is thinner than it once was
    • Opinion: Charisma-free al-Zawahiri was running al-Qaeda into the ground

  212. The James Webb Space Telescope has peered through cosmic dust to reveal new details and a stunning image of a rare type of galaxy.

  213. If there’s one thing the pandemic taught us all, it’s that work really stinks whether we’re doing it from the office or from home. (OK, that and the fact we have all lost our collective minds and we can politicize literally anything, including a global public health crisis.)

  214. Hidden under the trees is a Ukrainian drone team, spying on Russian positions. Drones are used to mark the target for artillery strikes, but they are not immune to Russian signal jamming. CNN’s Nic Robertson takes a look at some of the high-tech combat tools being used in the Ukraine-Russia war.

  215. A kidnapped girl’s escape in Alabama has led to the discovery of two decomposing bodies and the arrest of a man now facing murder and kidnapping charges, authorities said.

  216. Alyssa Alhadeff would be in her second year of college if she hadn’t been murdered in a 2018 mass shooting at her Parkland, Florida, high school — and her father would be looking forward to watching her achieve her dreams.

  217. Clocks stopped when one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history ripped through Beirut. Inside wrecked homes and shops, the force of the shockwaves froze the dials of timepieces, some vintage, others sleek and modern.

  218. One of the most powerful volcanic eruptions on the planet blasted such a massive amount of water vapor high into the atmosphere that it’s likely to temporarily warm the Earth’s surface, according to detections from a NASA satellite.

  219. The latest image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows the Cartwheel galaxy, a ring galaxy located 500 million light-years away that formed when a large spiral galaxy and a small galaxy violently collided. CNN’s Kristin Fisher reports.

  220. • Kinzinger says new subpoena is ‘bad news’ for Trump
    • Ivanka, Donald Trump Jr. sit for depositions in NY probe into Trump Org’s finances