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Fendi, Armani close Milan Fashion Week in fresh venues

Jun. 17, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Milan mainstays Fendi and Armani close out four days of menswear previews on Monday, capping a lighter-than-usual program with some of the Italian fashion world's top labels altering their show rhythms. Both houses chose special venues, away from their usual showroom locations. Fendi invited...

Pelicans primed to draft Zion _ and another top 5 prospect

Jun. 17, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that six-time All-Star Anthony Davis' trade request has been honored, it's time for the New Orleans Pelicans to start a new era by drafting the next face of the franchise. Duke star Zion Williamson is widely seen as the top pro prospect to enter any NBA draft since Davis in 2012, and...

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

Jun. 17, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday at the age of...

Prince Harry champions mother's cause: clearing land mines

Jun. 17, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has offered his support to a new initiative to clear land mines from a wilderness area in Angola, saying it will protect lives and help communities. In backing the 47 million pound ($60 million) initiative of the Angolan government and the Halo Trust, Harry continued work on a...

Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, son Anderson Cooper announces on CNN

Jun. 17, 2019 10:18 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, son Anderson Cooper announces on CNN.

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

Jun. 17, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clashing with police near a bar called the Stonewall Inn, was a vital catalyst in expanding LGBT...

Taylor Swift's new video features Ellen, RuPaul and more

Jun. 17, 2019 9:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift's new music video features a number of famous faces, including Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, RuPaul and the cast of "Queer Eye." The clip for her song "You Need to Calm Down," in which Swift calls out homophobes and her own haters, was released Monday. Ryan Reynolds, Billy...

Thais arrest Italian convicted in George Clooney fraud case

Jun. 17, 2019 3:38 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after he fled a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using the name of actor George Clooney to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company. Thailand's Crime Suppression Division said in a statement...

Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

Jun. 16, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Youthful dressing and streetwear were in focus on the third day of Milan Fashion Week previews of (mostly) menswear for next spring and summer. It's a game of sophisticated materials and edgy styling, of pushing boundaries and reaching for that increasingly significant, but typically not...

David Ortiz's wife offers Father's Day tribute to Big Papi

Jun. 16, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has paid a special tribute to her husband as he continues to recover from a gunshot wound in Massachusetts General Hospital. Tiffany Ortiz wrote in an Instagram post that this Father's Day on Sunday "brings with it a new appreciation for life...