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Women's group behind rebel memorials quietly battles on

Aug. 10, 2018 9:20 AM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — On a glorious, late-spring day, Maya Little strode across the poplar-lined University of North Carolina quadrangle, past protesters and a uniformed officer. She stepped onto the base of the Confederate soldier statue that has stood there since 1913, and splashed it with a mixture...

UK Conservatives to investigate Boris Johnson burqa comments

Aug. 9, 2018 9:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is facing a Conservative Party investigation over a column comparing women who wear face-covering veils to mailboxes and bank robbers. The party has received complaints that the comments breach its code of conduct, and under Conservative rules...

Ivanka Trump is shutting down her clothing company

Jul. 24, 2018 9:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion line of dresses, shoes and handbags that became a target of political boycotts and spurred concerns about conflicts of interest after her father was elected. The president's daughter said in a statement she made the decision so she could focus more...

The Latest: Ivanka Trump shutting down fashion company

Jul. 24, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Ivanka Trump shutting down her fashion company (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion line of dresses, shoes and handbags that became a target of political boycotts and spurred concerns about conflicts of interest after her father was elected....

Swinging '60s styles up for auction from Sharon Tate estate

Jul. 11, 2018 7:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from estate of actress Sharon Tate are going up for auction. Tate starred in the 1967 film "Valley of the Dolls" and was the toast of the swinging '60s social scene. She was murdered in Los Angeles by the notorious Charles Manson cult...

Toxic tanneries forced to move pollute new Bangladesh site

Jul. 6, 2018 10:17 AM EDT

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh tanneries prepping leather for shoes, belts, wallets and purses are dumping toxic chemicals into a river at a new industrial complex more than a year after the government shut them down for poisoning a different river and using child labor. "It's killing the river. The...

Chanel recreates Paris for couture show celebrating the city

Jul. 3, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris — the City of Light, lovelocks and the Seine River— was the backdrop Tuesday in Chanel's sublime couture collection that showed designer Karl Lagerfeld is still at the top of his game at 84. Penelope Cruz, Pharrell Williams and Lily Allen applauded after the cinematic...

AP Interview: Malaysia to sell bling seized in ex-PM's probe

Jun. 29, 2018 3:39 AM EDT

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government will sell much of the huge stash of jewelry and luxury goods, including diamond necklaces, tiaras and designer handbags that were seized in a money-laundering probe of former leader Najib Razak, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng told The Associated Press on...

Prince William arrives in Israel for historic royal visit

Jun. 25, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prince William arrived in Israel on Monday for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. Arriving from neighboring Jordan, the Duke of Cambridge landed at Israel's Ben-Gurion International Airport and then departed to...

NY Philharmonic may relax no-pants dress code for women

Jun. 15, 2018 8:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Philharmonic is considering allowing female musicians to wear pants while playing Mozart and Tchaikovsky. The New York Times reports that the 176-year-old orchestra has been quietly talking about relaxing its requirement that women wear floor-length black skirts or gowns at...