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Gucci takes a kinky turn; Dolce&Gabbana give a jungle roar

Sep. 22, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Fashion, according to Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, now is above all "a great platform. It has great power." Michele has used that platform during his 4½ years at Gucci's helm to give gender fluidity a voice. The fashion house also put sustainability on stage, saying it...

Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien national security adviser

Sep. 18, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser. O'Brien, the fourth person in two years to hold the job, becomes the administration's point person on...

Milan: Less is more at Prada, Arbesser keeps it personal

Sep. 18, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Sustainability is coming into even sharper focus at Milan Fashion Week. The industry is seeking to show its mettle in big and small ways after 32 leading fashion companies signed off on a set of shared goals presented to the leaders of Group of 7 industrial nations. That can mean experimental...

Cardi B, A$AP Rocky and more support Rihanna's Diamond Ball

Sep. 13, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many kids, Rihanna dreamed of someday growing up to be rich, but helping others was at the forefront of her vision. "It's always been important to me before any success," she told The Associated Press Thursday at her annual Diamond Ball charity gala. "As a kid, just seeing those...

Swedish lawyer won't appeal A$AP Rocky's assault verdict

Sep. 4, 2019 5:50 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The lawyer for American rapper A$AP Rocky says his client won't appeal his assault conviction for a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. Slobodan Jovicic told Sweden's TT news agency Wednesday that the rapper doesn't have the energy to appeal. A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim...

Swedish prosecutor won't appeal A$AP Rocky verdict

Aug. 27, 2019 4:31 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor said Tuesday he won't appeal a verdict against American rapper A$AP Rocky and his two bodyguards who were found guilty of assault for a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. Daniel Suneson said the Stockholm District Court "has dismissed the plea of...

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won't face prison

Aug. 14, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault Wednesday by a Swedish court, six weeks after a street brawl in Stockholm that had attracted the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump. A judge and jury found the rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and his two bodyguards...

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer 'disappointed' by verdict

Aug. 14, 2019 8:58 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on A$AP Rocky's trial for assault in Stockholm (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is "disappointed" by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city. Slobodan...

Swedish court finds American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm

Aug. 14, 2019 8:04 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish court finds American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.

10 Things to Know for Today

Aug. 14, 2019 5:44 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FALLOUT FOR PLACIDO DOMINGO AFTER MISCONDUCT ACCUSATIONS Two music companies cancel appearances by the opera legend and the Los Angeles Opera says it will launch a probe after the AP revealed years of sexual...