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Naomi Osaka headed for big money with Japan, global appeal

Nov. 9, 2018 9:20 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka used a powerful forehand and a matching serve to win the U.S. Open against Serena Williams. Off the court — on the marketing front — experts say she could have the same potential as Williams, and maybe more. "It's very, very rare to find a Japanese-born female athlete...

AP Exclusive: Tests show toxin in chain stores' jewelry

Oct. 11, 2018 1:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results. Analysis done for the nonprofit Center for Environmental Health revealed some jewelry sold with women's dresses and...

Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

Sep. 25, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal Tuesday comes just 14 months after the New York handbag maker spent $1.35 billion adding to its...

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

Sep. 18, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening U.S.-China trade war. Cedar makes radar and laser detection systems. When it shifted the assembly of those...