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Doggy Con: a pop culture convention for furry fanatics

Aug. 17, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's scorching August heat didn't stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by the upcoming Dragon Con convention. Doggy Con drew hundreds of dog owners and...

Aidy Bryant tries her hand at fashion with plus-size line

Aug. 16, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — World, meet Pauline. Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with just one dress in three blue styles, a solid, a stripe and a gingham. She dubbed the shirtdress the Lovington and it...

Tapestry offers downbeat outlook and its stock tumbles

Aug. 15, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tapestry Inc.'s shares lost nearly a quarter of their value Thursday after the upscale handbag and fashion company said that it would have an unexpected drop in profit and revenue in the current quarter. The New York-based company, which owns the Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman...

Bro bling: Tiffany introduces men's jewelry collection

Aug. 15, 2019 7:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base. The line announced Thursday is part of the Tiffany's strategy to attract younger shoppers and pump up sales, which have been dampened by a...

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for day of worship

Aug. 10, 2019 8:28 AM EDT

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (AP) — More than 2 million Muslims gathered Saturday at the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for an intense day of worship and reflection on what's considered the climax of the Islamic hajj pilgrimage. Many had tears streaming down their faces as they raised their...

Over 2 million Muslims in Mecca for start of hajj pilgrimage

Aug. 9, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — More than 2 million pilgrims were gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muhammad some 1,400 years ago. The hajj in Islam is meant to be...

Hajj trip may help Christchurch mosque victims heal

Aug. 6, 2019 6:26 AM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The scars from the nine bullets the gunman fired into Temel Atacocugu run down his left side like knotty rope. But it's the recurring mental images from that day at the mosque that he often finds hardest to cope with: The gunman's face. The puff of smoke from his gun. The...

Man found near river with no memory of how he got there

Aug. 2, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A 33-year-old man who wasn't wearing pants or shoes was rescued from the bank of the Nooksack River south of Lynden after apparently falling down at least part of an embankment. Lynden Fire Department chief Mark Billmire told The Bellingham Herald that the man's truck was found...

Meghan launching clothing line for UK women's charity

Jul. 31, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex is launching a clothing line to support a charity that helps unemployed women find work. Meghan said the workwear collection would provide the charity, Smart Works, with continuity. The racks of clothing and array of shoes and bags Smart Work has now come in mismatched...

Meghan guest edits UK Vogue, focusing on trailblazing women

Jul. 29, 2019 9:10 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has guest edited the September issue of British Vogue with the theme "Forces for Change." Royal officials say the issue coming out Aug. 2 features "change-makers united by their fearlessness in breaking barriers" and includes a conversation between Meghan and...