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Models wear creations for the Dior men's Fall/Winter 2019/20 fashion collection presented in Paris, Friday Jan.18, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — The black box construction branded "DIOR" was so big it obscured the view of the Eiffel Tower. At 2,840 square meters (30,570 square feet), the sheer scale of menswear designer Kim Jones' pop-up venue could only mean one thing: that he was competing for show of the season on Friday at...
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January 18, 2019 - 11:26 am
These days, many of us wear different hats to earn income on the side. You might clock out of one job and into the next as a ride-hailing driver, Airbnb host, Etsy shop owner or pet sitter. Such "gig economy" work can make for a stressful tax season that eats up your time (and billable hours) and...
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January 15, 2019 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — John Grisham has a new installment ready in the life of young Theodore Boone. The million-selling author continues his popular series for kids with "Theodore Boone: The Accomplice," Dutton Children's Books announced Tuesday. The new novel, the seventh of his Boone books, comes out...
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Models wear creations as part of the Emporio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2019-20 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, Jan.14, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
January 14, 2019 - 1:40 pm
MILAN (AP) — Milan menswear designers are sending clear signals for next fall and winter: Feminine touches are not only acceptable, they are necessary. During three days of Milan Fashion Week previews focused on menswear, collections featured shiny and sheer textiles, sequined garments, lace and...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Prada men's Fall-Winter 2019-20 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Jan.13, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
January 13, 2019 - 4:29 pm
MILAN (AP) — Nowhere is the transition in the fashion world more evident than during the menswear preview shows in Milan taking place on the second of three days Sunday. Only in Milan does three days make for a Fashion Week; the Paris menswear calendar claims a full six days. Designers cite a...
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Models wear creations as part of the Dolce & Gabbana men's Fall-Winter 2019-20 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Jan.12, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
January 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
MILAN (AP) — By now, the two Milan Fashion Weeks dedicated to menswear have transformed themselves into platforms for co-ed shows and up-and-coming brands beyond the menswear stalwarts. The little more than three days of previews for next fall and winter that launched Friday evening include 52...
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FILE - IN THIS Dec. 2, 2018 file photo, Donatella Versace salutes during the Versace fashion show in New York. Gianni Versace’s entrance into the fashion group owned by American designer Michael Kors was finalized last week. The Milan Fashion Week devoted to fall and winter menswear opens on Friday. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
January 11, 2019 - 9:01 am
MILAN (AP) — To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth. The Milan Fashion Week devoted to fall and winter menswear opens on Friday with Ermenegildo Zegna's preview. The company made its first move to expand abroad with the Zegna Group's summer...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo a realtor sign marks a home for sale in Franklin Park, Pa. The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. Also, it could mean financial hardship for some federal government employees facing mortgage payments without their regular paychecks. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 11, 2019 - 8:44 am
The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. Also, it could mean financial hardship for some federal...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, photo, attorneys, from left, David Seligman, Nina DiSalvo and Alexander Hood of Denver's Towards Justice are shown outside the organization's office east of downtown Denver. In a deal filed Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in federal court in Denver, the companies that brought workers from around the globe to provide low-cost child care for American families have offered $65.5-million to settle a class-action lawsuit with nearly 100,000 au pairs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 10, 2019 - 6:04 pm
DENVER (AP) — A proposed $65.5 million settlement for low-paid child care workers from around the world would be divided up under a formula after a judge decides whether the agreement is fair, a conclusion that could take several months to reach. The deal, filed in Denver federal court Wednesday ,...
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In this Dec. 20, 2018, photo, Dr. Jeffrey Clemons, a pelvic reconstructive surgeon, poses for a photo in Tacoma, Wash., with a letter to state Attorney General Bob Ferguson that he helped draft and was signed by more than 60 Washington state surgeons. The letter argues that Ferguson's consumer-protection lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. subsidiary over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence in women might scare patients away from the best treatment options. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
January 10, 2019 - 2:21 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and California, over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away from the best treatment options — or maybe even push the products off the...
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