Beauty and fashion

December 19, 2018 - 5:10 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai social media influencer who criticized a gown worn by her country's Miss Universe contestant could end up in court after another online personality filed a complaint with police charging that her thumbs-down fashion comment defamed the royal family. Kitjanut Chaiyosburana, a...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, walk out of the West Wing to speak to members of the media outside of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, following a meeting with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 13, 2018 - 9:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi. The televised meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal with restless Democrats to secure their votes to become House speaker. The fashion statement of her burnt-orange winter coat, swooshing out the doors of the White House, going...
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Models walk the runway at the Chanel Metiers d'Art 2018/19 Show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
December 05, 2018 - 9:41 am
A shiny and glamorous version of ancient Egypt ruled the evening — with entertainment royalty on the runway, too — as Chanel brought its traveling fashion show to New York and the famed Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Designer Karl Lagerfeld, a lover of lavish spectacles, chose...
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Pope Francis kisses a baby during an audience for members of the diocesis of Molfetta and Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
December 01, 2018 - 5:15 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has been quoted as saying homosexuality in the clergy "is something that worries me." In excerpts from an interview to be published soon in a book, he was also quoted as saying "in our societies it even seems homosexuality is fashionable." Italian daily Corriere...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Mar-a-Lago is visible from a motorcade carrying President Donald Trump, in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is making his return to Florida, kicking off the Palm Beach social season at his “winter White House.” All presidents have had their favorite refuges from Washington. But none has drawn the fascination or raised the ethical issues of Mar-a-Lago, where Trump spends his days mixing work, business and play in the company of dues-paying members and staff are on high alert for those seeking influence.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 20, 2018 - 4:02 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is back in his comfort zone at the "winter White House": Mar-a-Lago, where women in furs and men in diamond jewelry and monogrammed slippers mingle with Sylvester Stallone and Fabio at New Year's Eve celebrations and Don King rubs elbows with Cabinet...
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Salif Keita, center, takes a photo during a concert in Bamako, Mali, early Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Mali Singer and albino activist Salif Keita has dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May. The concert on Saturday night Nov. 17, 2018, followed a forum on protecting albino people in Africa that Keita assembled. (AP Photo/Mohamed Kodio)
November 18, 2018 - 11:58 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa and dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May. More than 100 politicians, diplomats and...
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FILE - In this 2012 file photo, Lana Marks and her husband, Dr. Neville Marks, are shown at the 2012 Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, Inc. Bell Society Dinner at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla. President Donald Trump has nominated Lana Marks, a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer, to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa. Marks is a native South African who speaks Xhosa and Afrikaans. The White House announced her nomination late Wednesday. (Meghan McCarthy/Palm Beach Post via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa. The White House announced the nomination of native South African Lana Marks late Wednesday. Marks was born and raised in South Africa and...
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FILE- In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, members of the Korean K-Pop group BTS attend a meeting at the United Nations high level event regarding youth during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. The agency for the South Korean band BTS on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, has apologized for a member wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb.(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
November 13, 2018 - 8:26 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem. Japanese TV broadcasters recently cancelled planned appearances by the band in that country after images went...
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November 12, 2018 - 5:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra ranging from movie scripts to jewelry are going up for auction. Sotheby's on Monday unveiled the contents of Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra, which will go on the block in a series of auctions in New...
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Model Adriana Lima walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
November 09, 2018 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An emotional Adriana Lima bowed her head in thanks and crossed her hands over her heart as she made her 18th and final runway walk in the annual holiday Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, her long white feather angel wings gently blowing as the crowd cheered. A tribute video played...
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