Beauty and fashion

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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FILE - In this June 13, 2009 file photo, children play at a resort beach in Ngerkebesang, Palau. In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. Oct. 25, 2018, signed legislation that bans "reef-toxic" sunscreen from 2020. Banned sunscreens will be confiscated from tourists who carry them into the country, and merchants selling the banned products will be fined up to $1,000. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)
November 01, 2018 - 10:25 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. last week signed legislation that bans "reef-toxic"...
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Special police operate outside the Cologne, western Germany, train station Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Cologne police closed parts of the western German city’s main train station after a man took a woman hostage in a pharmacy inside. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
October 15, 2018 - 7:03 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police stormed a pharmacy in Cologne's main train station Monday, freeing a woman who had been held hostage by a man for two hours, officials said. The suspect sustained life-threatening injuries. It wasn't immediately clear how the man was injured and police said on Twitter...
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Police forces stand at the Cologne, western Germany, main station Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, after they have closed parts of the station because of a hostage situation. Police said that incident appears to have started Monday at a pharmacy inside the train station. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
October 15, 2018 - 6:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on hostage situation at Cologne train station (all times local): 3:15 p.m. German police say they've freed a woman who had been taken hostage in Cologne's main train station and have her captor in custody. Police spokesman Christoph Schulte said that officers have stormed...
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