October 19, 2017 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stitch Fix, an online clothing styling service, has filed to go public. The company is one of several that ships shoppers clothing to try on at home before they buy. With Stitch Fix, customers pay $20 to receive five clothing items. Customers can ship back whatever they don't like...
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A member of British Library staff poses for a picture at the "Harry Potter - A History of Magic" exhibition at the British Library, in London, Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017. The exhibition running from Oct. 20, marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, showing items from the British Library's collection, and items from author J.K Rowling and the book publisher's collection. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
October 18, 2017 - 12:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — Harry Potter fans owe a debt of gratitude to Alice Newton. Alice was 8 years old when her father, a Bloomsbury Publishing executive, brought home a new manuscript for her to read. "The excitement in this book made me feel warm inside," she scrawled in a note to her dad. "I think it is...
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October 18, 2017 - 8:14 am
GENEVA (AP) — Christie's says, for the first time in 130 years, it will auction a legendary 19-carat pink diamond that once belonged to French rulers including King Louis XIV and Emperor Napoleon. The diamond, "Le Grand Mazarin," was only sold at auction once before, at a famous 1887 sale of French...
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Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, shows her artwork during an interview with The Associated Press in her office at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Pence is using her platform as the vice president's wife to raise awareness about art therapy, a mental health field she’s been passionate about for a decade but says is unknown to many. “I don’t think that a lot of people understand the difference between therapeutic art and art therapy,” Mrs. Pence, a trained watercolor artist, told The AP in an exclusive interview before she visits Florida on Wednesday to outline her vision for her art therapy initiative. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 18, 2017 - 7:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — FOR 6AM RELEASE Vice President Mike Pence's wife Karen made art therapy her cause ever since she learned about the little-known mental health profession a decade ago when he was a congressman from Indiana and they lived in the Washington area. She has spent the opening months of...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, Donna Karan attends the 2017 Urban Zen Stephan Weiss Apple Awards in New York. Karan says she is apologetic and embarrassed about the remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed. Her comments on a red carpet touched off outrage online in wake of allegations against fallen mogul Harvey Weinstein. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
October 17, 2017 - 8:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Donna Karan is begging forgiveness for her on-camera victim shaming when she was asked last week about the case of fallen entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein. She told Women's Wear Daily in an interview published Monday that her comments were "stupid" in suggesting...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., speaks to supporters in Jackson, Miss. op Republicans are already coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a contentious and partisan agenda through the Senate. Now, they’re running smack into another complicating factor _ the sheer age and health issues of some senators. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
October 17, 2017 - 1:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority in the Senate as they try pushing a partisan agenda are running smack into another complication — the sheer age and health issues of some senators. When the office of the ailing Sen. Thad Cochran announced Monday that it was the...
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October 17, 2017 - 3:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson has been working out 84-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for years. In a book being released Wednesday, he details her workout regimen. The book is called "The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong ... and You Can Too!" Ginsburg wrote...
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In this Oct. 14, 2017 photo protesters scuffle with stewards during a reading and discussion with Bjoern Hoecke, the head of the nationalist AfD's faction in the Thuringia state legislature at the the Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)
October 15, 2017 - 12:05 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Police say a heated clash between left-wing and right-wing groups at the Frankfurt Book Fair has resulted in three arrests. Frankfurt police said the confrontation happened late Saturday at an event organized by German 'new right' publishing company Antaois involved about 400 people...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, fashion designers Keren Craig, left, and Georgina Chapman, co-founders of Marchesa, attend a special screening of "Wind River", in New York. Chapman took what some believed was her only brand-saving leap Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, as sex abuse allegations against her husband Harvey Weinstein mounted. Breaking her six-day silence when she told People she was leaving the film mogul she married in 2007. The divorce revelation came as some on social media called for a Marchesa boycott. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 10, 2017 - 10:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig are two fashion swans worthy of the red carpet gowns they create for A-list stars. So exactly how will their dramatic luxury brand Marchesa fare in the onslaught of sexual abuse claims against Chapman's disgraced husband, Harvey Weinstein?...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, a worker carries red grapes in a burgundy vineyard during the grape harvest season, in Volnay, central France. The EU's Copa-Cogeca farm union announced Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 that spring hail and frost, combined with sustained drought during the summer, will force wine production down to 145 million hectoliters, a level not seen since 1981. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
October 10, 2017 - 10:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hail, frost and droughts have hit Europe's grape harvest hard, making it the smallest in 36 years. The quality of the wines, though, is expected to be excellent. The European Union's Copa-Cogeca farm union said Tuesday that the extreme weather means the harvest is expected to be...
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