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Vivienne Tam scales fashion peaks with China Chic

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some of us are fortunate to find a calling in life early on, and for Vivienne Tam it was literally by design.

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Critical Shopper: Why You Should Love Secondhand Fashion Now

The RealReal, the luxury consignment site, has opened its first store.

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UPDATE 2-Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures debut in sedate fashion

* Big U.S. banks, brokerages give launch a mixed reception (Updates throughout, adds comments)

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‘Merci, Johnny’: Hallyday Honored With Rock-Star Funeral (and Motorbikes)

Crowds lined the streets of the French capital to watch the singer’s funeral procession. “He was part of France,” President Emmanuel Macron said.

Aldrin, Buzz nytimes.com

Why Is Fashion Having an Astral Moment?

Buzz Aldrin has attached his name to a line of street wear — just one sign that space is exerting an outsize influence on pop culture.

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Ex-South Carolina cop gets 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder.

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Ex-South Carolina cop sentenced to 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday in a federal civil rights case connected to the 2015 killing.

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Judge suggests 19 to 24 years in prison for ex-South Carolina cop

A federal judge said Thursday that the "appropriate underlying offense" for the former South Carolina police officer who killed unarmed black man Walter Scott is second-degree murder and suggested a sentence of 19 to 24 years in prison. US District Court Judge David Norton is expected to sentence Michael Slager, who is white, later Thursday, after he hears more victim impact statements. Slager pleaded guilty in May to violation of civil rights by acting under the color of law in Scott's killing.

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Pop star Ed Sheeran receives honor from Britain's Prince Charles

LONDON (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Ed Sheeran received an MBE - a British state honor - for services to music and charity from Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

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The President's decision on Jerusalem is the latest instance of honoring bumper-sticker vows to supporters

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Ex-South Carolina cop could soon learn fate for motorist's shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man fleeing a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina could learn as soon as Thursday whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison for violating the motorist's civil rights.

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What’s Next for Bode Miller After Skiing? Hint: Think Fashion

The newly retired skier teamed up with Aztech Mountain, a sports apparel start-up, and will be an NBC commentator during the Winter Games.

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Son seeks stiff penalty for South Carolina policeman who killed his father

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The son of a black South Carolina motorist killed by a white police officer as he fled a 2015 traffic stop asked a federal judge on Wednesday to sentence the former patrolman to life in prison for the death of his father.

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Ex-police officer shot South Carolina motorist after struggle: defense

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Defense experts at the sentencing hearing for a white former police officer who killed an unarmed black man in South Carolina said on Tuesday that cellphone video indicated the two men struggled over the patrolman's stun gun before the shooting.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

In London, Empowerment and Emotion at the Fashion Awards

The big winners were Donatella Versace, Jonathan Anderson and Raf Simons, but the message was political.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Q&A: Designer Rachel Roy learned to bend so she will not break

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Going from a California teen working in a clothing store to making dresses for Michelle Obama has been quite the trajectory for fashion designer Rachel Roy.

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Ivan Chermayeff, Eminent Designer of Familiar Logos, Dies at 85

One of the first to convey corporate identity by means of abstraction, Mr. Chermayeff created logos for Showtime, the Smithsonian, Pan Am and more.

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Romney on Moore: 'No majority is worth losing our honor'

Mitt Romney, on the day President Donald Trump endorsed Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race, issued a strong rebuke of Republicans embracing the controversial candidate.

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Judge to weigh sentence for South Carolina ex-policeman who killed black man

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors said on Monday that a white former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back committed murder, while defense lawyers argued their client did not deserve to go to prison for life for his crime.

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Colin Kaepernick honored with ACLU award

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Judge to decide fate of South Carolina ex-policeman who killed black man

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday will begin hearing evidence on whether a former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back should spend the rest of his life in prison for a crime that many say exemplified racist law enforcement.

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Billy Bush, Kennedy Center Honors, N.F.L.: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Kennedy Center Honors goes on without Trump

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Kennedy Center Honors Evoke Politics, Even Without Trump

The five artistic trailblazers who were recognized spoke openly about President Trump and his policies. He skipped the gala to avoid “political distraction.”

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Without Trump, Kennedy Center honors Lionel Richie and Gloria Estefan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the notable absence of President Donald Trump, the Kennedy Center on Sunday celebrated singers Lionel Richie and Gloria Estefan, rapper LL Cool J, television producer Norman Lear and dancer Carmen de Lavallade with honors for the arts.

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Officials believe body of missing North Carolina girl found

(Reuters) - A body believed to be of a 3-year-old North Carolina girl who was missing for six days was found in a creek on Saturday night, a day after the mother's live-in boyfriend was arrested in connection with her disappearance, the Onslow County Sheriff's Office said.

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Man charged as authorities says missing North Carolina girl presumed dead

(Reuters) - A man has been arrested and charged in North Carolina in connection with the disappearance of three-year-old Mariah Woods who went missing from her bedroom five days ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local sheriff said on Saturday.

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Man charged as FBI says missing North Carolina girl presumed dead

(Reuters) - A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged in North Carolina in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old Mariah Woods who went missing from her bedroom five days ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Saturday.

Web-Original Programming nytimes.com

Tech We’re Using: Why Old-Fashioned Tools Remain Key for Reporting

Emily Steel, a media reporter for The Times, uses encrypted messaging apps and plenty of new tech. But she still harbors a love for the telephone.

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Tiffany's sales, profit top estimates on demand for fashion jewelry

(Reuters) - Jeweler Tiffany & Co's sales and profit beat market estimates, helped by strong demand for its fashion and high-end solitaire jewelry in its first full quarter under new Chief Executive Alessandro Bogliolo.

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UPDATE 1-Geely-Volvo considering making Lynk & Co cars in Belgium, South Carolina -exec

* Targets annual sales of half mln cars, up to 6 models by 2021 (Adds executive comments on production locations, sales strategies, sales targets; adds Geely background)

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CORRECTED-Geely-Volvo considering making Lynk & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium -executive

NINGBO, China, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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REFILE-Geely-Volvo considering making Lynk & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium -executive

BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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Geely-Volvo considering making Lynx & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium: executive

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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Geely-Volvo considering making Lynx & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium -executive

BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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Police search for missing three-year-old girl in North Carolina

(Reuters) - Local and federal law enforcement officials were searching on Tuesday for a 3-year-old girl who went missing from her bedroom in Jacksonville, North Carolina, after being put to bed on Sunday night, the local sheriff's office said.

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Police search for missing 3-year-old girl in North Carolina

(Reuters) - Police were searching for a 3-year-old girl who went missing from her bedroom in Jacksonville, North Carolina, after being put to bed on Sunday night, the local sheriff's office said.

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Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of an award by the British city of Oxford, where she went to university, for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

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Trump honors Navajo vets near image of the man whose actions led to 'Trail of Tears'

President Donald Trump held an event honoring Navajo veterans while standing in front of an image of Andrew Jackson -- the President who signed legislation that eventually led to the "Trail of Tears."

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Navajo vets honored near Andrew Jackson image

CNN contributor Ryan Lizza reacts to President Trump honoring Navajo code talkers near a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson, who signed the controversial Indian Removal Act.

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Pakistani police exhume couple's bodies suspecting honor killing

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police on Monday exhumed the bodies of a young couple believed to have murdered by their families in a so-called honor killing, an investigator said.

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Trump Again Derides Warren as ‘Pocahontas,’ This Time at Event Honoring Navajo Veterans

Standing in the Oval Office alongside three World War II code talkers, Mr. Trump made the unscripted comment after other officials praised the veterans’ history and contributions.

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At a White House event honoring Navajo code talkers, the President used his nickname for Sen. Warren

President Donald Trump, during an event at the White House honoring Navajo code talkers Monday, referenced his nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, "Pocahontas," a label he has long used about the Massachusetts Democrat.

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Victoria Beckham's fashion business raises $40 mln for expansion

LONDON (Reuters) - Victoria Beckham, the former Spice Girl turned luxury fashion designer, has raised 30 million pounds ($40 million) to expand her stores and e-commerce channel via a new funding...

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The South Carolina Republican calls Trump's backing for Moore a lose-lose situation

Sen. Lindsey Graham bemoaned President Donald Trump's support for Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore on Sunday, calling the move a lose-lose situation.

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Charlie Rose Has Honors From Two Journalism Schools Rescinded

Journalism schools at Arizona State University and the University of Kansas rescinded awards given to the broadcaster, who is accused of sexual misconduct.

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Ethiopia bets on clothes to fashion industrial future

KOMBOLCHA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Checkered shirts for American chain Gap. Slate leggings for Swedish store H&M. Twill shorts for Germany's Tchibo. They are among a growing list of clothes being stitched together for big brands in Ethiopia.

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Phones for urns: Hong Kong turns to virtual reality to honor ancestors

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A lack of space for cemeteries in crowded Hong Kong clashes with the age-old Chinese tradition of reverence for one’s ancestors.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Remembering Azzedine Alaïa: The Designer Who Took Time

Almost alone in today’s fashion industry, he understood the value of time to the creative mind and the struggle it took to follow his own direction.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Azzedine Alaïa, Fashion’s Most Independent Designer, Is Dead at 82

The designer insisted on his freedom and worked, argued, and cooked on his own schedule.

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'King of Cling' fashion designer Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

PARIS (Reuters) - Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who dressed stars from Greta Garbo to Grace Jones and Lady Gaga, died in Paris at the age of 77, the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion said on Saturday.

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South Carolina ex-cop faces December sentencing for motorist's shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former South Carolina police officer filmed as he fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in the back two years ago will be sentenced on Dec. 4 on a federal civil rights charge, court officials said on Friday.

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Police artist finds creative way to honor fallen heroes

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Venezuela wins Russia and China backing as it says it is honoring debt

MOSCOW/CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela won easier debt terms from Russia and got a vote of confidence from China on Wednesday, as the oil-rich country said it had starting making interest payments on bonds after a delay that had threatened to trigger a default.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

3 Designers Creating Clothes for Life — Not the Runway

Independent, understated, anonymous, even: A trio of sought-after labels specialize in the sort of thoughtful, well-made garments categorized as slow fashion.

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Fashion retailer Forever 21 reports payment card security breach

(Reuters) - Fashion retailer Forever 21 said on Tuesday there had been unauthorized access to data from payment cards used at certain of its stores.

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Lincoln Center to End Its Namesake Summer Festival

Jane Moss, who revived the center’s Mostly Mozart festival, will take control of all summer programming with the demise of the Lincoln Center Festival.

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UPDATE 3-Fashion miss adds to TJX sales woes in hurricane-hit Q3

Nov 14 (Reuters) - TJX Cos Inc disappointed Wall Street, posting its worst quarterly same-store sales performance since 2009, as its fashion apparel failed to click with customers and fewer people bought winter clothes in an unusually hot fall season.

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CORRECTED-Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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Military widow honors husband with Veterans Day baby gender reveal

On Veterans Day you usually see the colors red, white and blue, but people celebrating with Cassie Lohrey saw pink.

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Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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Bob Geldof hands back Dublin honor shared with Aung San Suu Kyi

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish musician and anti-poverty activist Bob Geldof will return his 'Freedom of the City of Dublin' award to his home town on Monday, saying he could not continue to hold the honor with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

A New Fashion Hub? Eastern Europe

Young designers in countries like Poland, Hungary and Romania are finding success at home.

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Hollywood puts scandal aside for a night at the honorary Oscars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Putting aside the sexual harassment scandal for a night, the stars of Hollywood came out on Saturday to celebrate the work of actor Donald Sutherland and four other filmmakers awarded honorary Oscars. 

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German war reparations 'matter of honor' for Poland

KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - Demanding reparations from Germany for its actions in Poland during World War Two is a matter of honor for Warsaw, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Polish ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, said on Saturday.

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Training men and boys to honor women

As millions of women continue to share their stories of sexual abuse and harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, men from all walks of life have responded.

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BRIEF-Lincoln Financial Network names Matthew Echaniz as southeast divisional vice president

* Lincoln Financial Network names Matthew Echaniz as southeast divisional vice president Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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New app backed by Kim K. wants to be fashion's Shazam

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Teen fashion retailer Styles For Less files for bankruptcy

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Teen fashion retailer Styles For Less Inc filed for bankruptcy protection, joining a growing list of apparel retailers that have been forced to take the step following declining sales.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

On the Runway: A Lot of Fashion Insiders Say Telfar Is the Brand to Know

The unisex line won the 2017 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award.

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Melania Trump's got her own kind of fashion diplomacy

First lady Melania Trump exited Air Force One Sunday in Tokyo, Japan, dressed smartly in a coat by Italian fashion house, Fendi, a leather pencil skirt by her frequent couturier, Hervé Pierre, and her ubiquitous sky-high Manolo Blahnik heels.

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An Embattled North Carolina Seeks to Outrun a Law’s Bitter Legacy

Seven months after North Carolina repealed H.B. 2, which restricted restroom access for transgender people, the state is still grappling with the law’s fallout.

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Selena honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The legacy of singer Selena Quintanilla has lived on for more than two decades. Now the "Queen of Tejano music" has joined a constellation of stars in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Selena honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The legacy of singer Selena Quintanilla has lived on for more than two decades. Now the "Queen of Tejano music" has joined a constellation of stars in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Bowe Bergdahl Is Dishonorably Discharged, but Avoids Prison for Desertion in Afghanistan

The sentencing ends an eight-year drama that began in 2009 in Afghanistan. His release in 2014 in a prisoner exchange set off a political furor that still reverberates.

Margarita's (Bronx, NY, restaurant) nytimes.com

Hungry City: A Bronx Takeout Spot Honors the Memory of a Mother

Margarita’s, serving Dominican cuisine, is a permanent version of what once was a food truck.

Olympic Games (2018) nytimes.com

On the Runway: Olympic Fashion: Winning or Not?

For Ralph Lauren, Burton and The Hudson’s Bay Company, kitsch is out and streamlined is in.

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BRIEF-Allergan receives civil investigative demand from the State of North Carolina DoJ

* Allergan Plc says on October 16, company received a civil investigative demand from the State of North Carolina Department of Justice‍​ - SEC filing

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BRIEF-Lincoln National reports Q3 EPS of $1.87

* Lincoln Financial Group reports third quarter 2017 results and announces increase to dividend

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Essay: Unspeakable Pursues Uneatable, Fashion Follows

A fashion philosophy informed by a childhood spent on horses.

First Ladies (US) nytimes.com

Yes, Breitbart News Has a Fashion Critic

That would be John Binder, whose acid-tongued commentary covers the runways and the beltway.

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UPDATE 5-Burberry parts ways with Bailey as new CEO refashions brand

* Shares down 1.1 pct to 19.01 pounds at 1623 GMT (Adds link to Reuters Breakingviews column, updates shares)

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Burberry parts ways with Bailey as new CEO refashions brand

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Christopher Bailey, who fashioned trench coat maker Burberry into a global label, will part ways with the British company next year, leaving its new chief executive to...

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UPDATE 3-Burberry parts ways with Bailey as new CEO refashions brand

* Shares down 1.3 pct to 18.96 pounds at 1427 GMT (Adds further reaction, background)

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Burberry's Bailey quits, leaving new CEO to refashion brand

LONDON (Reuters) - Christopher Bailey, who fashioned British trench coat maker Burberry into a global label, will step down next March as a new chief executive tries to revitalize the brand.

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Burberry's chief designer Christopher Bailey to leave

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Luxury goods group Burberry said Christopher Bailey, the designer who turned the British company into a global fashion brand, will step down by March 2018.

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German prize honors transformation of Iron Curtain to nature reserve

BERLIN (Reuters) - Once known as the "death strip," a 1,400-km long swatch of land that marked the former border between East and West Germany is now a refuge for a broad variety of flora and fauna.

Courts and the Judiciary nytimes.com

A 40-Foot Cross Has Honored War Dead for 90 Years. Is It Unlawful?

An appeals court ruled against the longstanding monument in Maryland, potentially setting up a Supreme Court decision on when religious symbols can be on public property.

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After Mexico quakes, Day of the Dead parade honors rescuers

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Dancing devils, towering skeletons and altars festooned with marigolds made their way down Mexico City's main thoroughfare on Saturday to commemorate Day of the Dead in a...

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BRIEF-Lincoln Electric Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.93

* Q3 earnings per share view $0.94 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

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Man who beat ex-wife gets no jail time. Judge says her infidelity 'dishonored' him

There's outrage in Portugal after an appeals court there ruled that a man shouldn't have to serve jail time in the savage beating of his ex-wife, because her infidelity brought "dishonor" to him.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Party of Lincoln Is Now the Party of Trump

Flake, Corker and McCain may be sounding the alarm, but the Republican rank-and-file doesn’t want to hear it.

Art nytimes.com

Art Review: Wartime Quilts Honor Battles and Leaders, but Mostly Art

Military quilts made by men during the 18th and 19th century are, pure and simple, eye dazzlers.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Old-fashioned retirement advice still works

NEW YORK (Reuters) - What is the best way to boost savings in workplace retirement plans?

Draft and Recruitment (Military) nytimes.com

Editorial Notebook: John Kelly Suggests More Americans Should Have the Honor of Serving. He’s Right.

Requiring everyone to serve in some fashion would be a profoundly democratizing action.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Editorial: Honor the Truth, John Kelly

Of all people, he should have known how to handle a controversy with a Gold Star family, without making matters worse.

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Trump awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam War medic

President Donald Trump, for the second time in his presidency, awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony Monday at the White House.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

On the Runway: In Britain, Few Surprises in 2017 Fashion Awards Nominations

Most of the nominees, like Jonathan Anderson, Alessandro Michele and Gigi Hadid, were repeats. But Kaia Gerber and Maria Grazia Chiuri did join the ranks.

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BRIEF-PEOPLES BANCORP OF NORTH CAROLINA INC Q3 2017 ‍SHR $0.58​

* PEOPLES BANCORP OF NORTH CAROLINA - ‍NET INTEREST INCOME WAS $10.0 MILLION FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED SEPT 30, 2017, VERSUS $9.2 MILLION IN 2016 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gxk8rZ) Further company coverage:

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Armani plans transfer of stake in fashion firm to his foundation

MILAN (Reuters) - Giorgio Armani's succession plans include a transfer of part of his high-end fashion empire to his charitable foundation in a bid to prevent any takeovers or a break-up of the...

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BRIEF-Carolina Financial reports Q3 earnings $0.49/shr

* Q3 earnings per share view $0.50 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text : (http://bit.ly/2yAvYeU) Further company coverage:

Transgender and Transsexuals nytimes.com

Deal on North Carolina Bathroom Law Would Expand Transgender Protections

Gov. Roy Cooper and transgender rights advocates said they had drawn up a settlement on the state’s longstanding bathroom dispute.

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Settlement proposed in North Carolina transgender bathroom lawsuit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a settlement agreement filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state's widely criticized bathroom law.

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'Project Runway' designer dies at 39

Fashion designer and popular "Project Runway" contestant Mychael Knight has died, family spokesman Jerris Madison tells CNN.

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Stop the politics and honor the fallen

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Proposed settlement reached in North Carolina's transgender bathroom lawsuit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a settlement agreement filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state's widely criticized bathroom law.

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ACLU, North Carolina governor reach agreement in transgender bathroom lawsuit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a consent decree filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state's widely criticized bathroom law.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

In North Carolina, Republicans Stung by Court Rulings Aim to Change the Judges

Sweeping changes include introducing partisan ballots to judges’ races, the first state to do so in almost a century.

Communist Party of China nytimes.com

Guiyang Journal: Forget Marx and Mao. Chinese City Honors Once-Banned Confucian.

Guiyang has built a museum and park to Wang Yangming, a 16th-century philosopher at the center of a propaganda drive by China’s leader, Xi Jinping.

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George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins 2017 Man Booker prize

(Reuters) - George Saunders' first novel "Lincoln in the Bardo," was on Tuesday named the winner of the 2017 Man Booker fiction prize, awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the...

Writing and Writers nytimes.com

Book News: George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

Mr. Saunders is the second consecutive American writer to win the Man Booker Prize.

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Selena Quintanilla honored with Google Doodle

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Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli lawmakers want to tighten a ban on the employment of underweight models and on the undeclared digital slimming-down of fashion images, amid concern that the measures are being routinely flouted even as they are adopted abroad.

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Austria Shifts Right as Refashioned Conservatives Win in an Upset

Austria’s People’s Party claimed a surprise victory after a campaign focused on limiting immigration. To form a government, it may turn to the far-right Freedom Party as a coalition partner.

Colleges and Universities nytimes.com

On College Basketball: At North Carolina, a Sigh of Relief and a New Championship Banner

At the Tar Heels’ annual men’s basketball tip-off event, a favorable ruling from the N.C.A.A.is subtext but no longer a concern.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Fashion Breaks Its Silence on Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Hollywood and the Democratic political world have turned against Harvey Weinstein. And yet fashion, his third circle of influence, has remained quiet.

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University of North Carolina dodges penalty after sham-course probe

(Reuters) - The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) said on Friday it "could not conclude academic violations" at the University of North Carolina, which had been accused of running sham classes for years for some of its scholarship athletes.

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No violations found in University of North Carolina sham-class probe: NCAA

(Reuters) - The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Friday said it "could not conclude academic violations" at the University of North Carolina, which had been accused of running sham classes for years for some of its scholarship athletes.

College Athletics nytimes.com

North Carolina Receives No Punishment From N.C.A.A. for Academic Scandal

The academic fraud case involved fake classes that U.N.C. athletes were steered into over two decades.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Unbuttoned: Fashion’s Gossip Addiction

There’s so much rumor and muckraking going on, it may be messing with designers’ ability to make good clothes.

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Two North Carolina prison employees killed during escape attempt

(Reuters) - Two employees at a North Carolina prison were killed on Thursday, during an escape attempt that involved fires set in the facility, but no inmate broke out, officials said.

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North Carolina prison on lockdown, several employees injured

(Reuters) - An escape attempt at a North Carolina prison in which fires were set left several employees injured on Thursday, and the facility was placed on lockdown, officials said.

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Employees hurt, fires set in attempted escape at North Carolina prison

(Reuters) - Police rushed to a North Carolina prison on Thursday after fires were set and several of the facility's employees were injured during an attempted escape, officials said.

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Italian fashion house Gucci to stop using fur

PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Gucci will stop using fur in its designs from next year, joining a growing number of fashion houses looking at alternatives amid pressure from animal rights activists and changing consumer tastes.

Prisons and Prisoners nytimes.com

Courts Sidestep the Law and South Carolina’s Poor Go to Jail

One homeless man has been arrested or cited 270 times on the same charge, trespassing. He has never been represented by a lawyer.

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Bridal Fashion Week: What We Saw at New York Bridal Fashion Week

Here is a peek at some of the latest bridal collections from top designers.

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T’s Best Images from Fashion Month

The 30 unusual, surprising pictures from the shows in New York, London, Milan and Paris.

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Strip dims lights to honor victims

Hotels along the Las Vegas Strip dimmed their marquees Sunday night to honor victims of the mass shooting that shook the city and the nation exactly a week earlier.

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UPDATE 1-French fashion group SMCP to price IPO at 20-25 euros/share

* SMCP enterprise value of 1.9-2.2 bln euros (Adds detail and background)

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Pence honors Las Vegas victims and responders

Vice President Mike Pence spoke to the crowd at the City Wide Unity Prayer Walk in Las Vegas and addressed the recent mass shooting in the city.

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Honoré: Remember Katrina, evacuate

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré tells CNN's Ana Cabrera that people in the path of Hurricane Nate should listen to their local officials and take the necessary precautions.

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Two soldiers killed, six injured in South Carolina Army training center accident

(Reuters) - Two soldiers died and six other people were injured on Friday in an accident involving a military vehicle and troop formation at Fort Jackson, a U.S. Army training center in South Carolina, Fort Jackson said.

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Anderson Cooper's show to honor victims

Anderson Cooper is devoting a full hour Friday night to telling the stories of the 58 people who were killed in the Las Vegas massacre.

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On the Runway: Can Paul Andrew Fix Ferragamo’s Fashion Problem?

The footwear designer is now in charge of women’s wear, too — even though he has not made clothes in his professional career.

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Thousands gather for vigil to honor Charleston Hartfield, off-duty officer killed in Las Vegas masscare

Thousands gathered Thursday night for a vigil to honor Charleston Hartfield, an off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed when a gunman fired into the crowd of the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

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art review: MoMA Plunges Headfirst Into Fashion

With its first exhibition since 1944 on clothing design, the Museum of Modern Art gives the Met’s Costume Institute some healthy competition.

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Inmates at South Carolina maximum-security prison try to escape

(Reuters) - Inmates at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina were trying to escape after a disturbance at the facility on Wednesday, local officials said.

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Aung San Suu Kyi to be stripped of Oxford honor

Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of Oxford by the city's council for her response to the Rohingya crisis.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Fashion Review: The Fashion Dialectic

Thesis and antithesis at Thom Browne and Miu Miu; synthesis at Louis Vuitton.

Geffen, David, Hall (Manhattan, NY) nytimes.com

Lincoln Center Scraps a $500 Million Geffen Hall Renovation

The center and the New York Philharmonic announced they would seek simpler ways to improve a hall they have long wanted to change.

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Why are designers creating parasite architecture?

Fernando Abellanas thinks he just might have come up with a solution to the lack of space in many big cities.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Fashion Review: Eden in Extremis at Chanel and Alexander McQueen

Beauty in the shadow of tragedy from Karl Lagerfeld and Sarah Burton.

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Review: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Tries to Honor the Original and to Slip Free of It

Denis Villeneuve dares a sequel to Ridley Scott’s dystopian classic from 1982.

Ikea nytimes.com

Putting a Designer’s Polish on Ikea Products

Numerous companies are building businesses around the notion of giving Ikea products more aesthetic diversity and appeal — and Ikea doesn’t seem to mind.

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Fashion Review: In the Russian Embassy with Comme des Garçons and Other Weirdness

The weekend also included a Janus turn at Balenciaga, Peter Pan collars at Undercover and Joseph Altuzarra’s joy at being back in Paris.

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Honoré: 'The mayor's living on a cot'

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré drew a stark distinction Saturday when asked about President Donald Trump's tweets accusing San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of "poor leadership" in her response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.

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Lt. Gen. Honoré to Trump: Have fun golfing

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who commanded the military's response to Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, responds to President Trump's tweets on San Juan's mayor by saying, "The mayor's living on a cot and I hope the President has a good day at golf."

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Fashion Review: Doom Is So Last Season

Hope is a good look at Rick Owens and Loewe; Balmain comes full circle.

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McDonald faces tough task to look good in M&S fashion

LONDON (Reuters) - Jill McDonald picks up something of a poisoned chalice when she starts as boss of clothing at Marks & Spencer on Monday, with little room to maneuver as she tackles one of the biggest jobs in British retailing on her first foray into fashion.

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Honoré: Trump doesn't care about people of color

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who commanded the military response to Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, slams President Donald Trump's response to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

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Lanvin show kicks off carousel of new designers in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - France's oldest fashion house, Lanvin, sought to draw a line under a period of upheaval on Wednesday with a sleek, largely monochrome collection by its newest artistic director.

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A Designer With a Low Profile Is Ready to Raise It Up

Before the LVMH Prize crowned her the next big thing, few had heard of Marine Serre. That’s about to change.

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Playful Dior brightens Paris Fashion Week with mirrors and mosaics

PARIS (Reuters) - Christian Dior brought fun and a touch of fairytale to the start of Paris Fashion week with a collection featuring multi-colored dragon motifs and glittering bodices reminiscent of...

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BRIEF-Scana says South Carolina AG's office requests SLED for investigation of a nuclear project handling

* Says South Carolina AG's Office, among others, requested SLED for criminal investigation of handling of V.C. Summer nuclear project by co, SCE&G Source text: (http://bit.ly/2hxqjwc) Further company coverage:

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Milan Fashion Week: The return of the '90s supermodel

Highlights from Milan's Spring-Summer 2018 shows.

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BRIEF-Volvo to invest another $1 bln in its South Carolina plant

* Volvo says confirmed that it will invest another $1 billion in its South Carolina plant and add more jobs Further company coverage:

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Asymmetrical cuts by Japan's Ujoh close Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (Reuters) - Milan Fashion Week wrapped up on Monday with clean, asymmetrical cuts from Japan's Ujoh by designer Mitsuru Nishizaki, an enthusiast of the Italian fashion capital where he made his...

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Vietnam uses water cannon to disperse protest at global fashion brands supplier

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese authorities on Monday used water cannon and electric rods to end a five-month long protest by villagers blockading a textile plant that serves global fashion brands, an official and a villager said.

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Missoni's party collection celebrates designer's 20th anniversary

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian designer Angela Missoni celebrated 20 years at the creative helm of the family-owned knitwear brand with a party-inspired collection, declaring herself proud of having kept the brand relevant over the years.

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Fashion Review: Anger Management at Prada and Moschino

Finally, the broader conversation around women made it to Milan.

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Tod's focuses on high-end products without a chief designer

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Tod's will press ahead without a chief designer, Group' Chairman Diego Della Valle said on Friday after its Spring Summer 2018 catwalk show in Milan.

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Karachi Journal: Daring to Celebrate, Sect in Pakistan Prepares for Honored Guest

The Dawoodi Bohras bear the scars of sectarian attacks, but they are going all out to host their sect’s leader for the first time in more than 20 years.

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The Top 10 Moments of London Fashion Week

Highlights from the shows, including Burberry, which was “a little more honest, a little less polished.” And oh, minimalism is back.

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Nigerian fashion magazine stirs debate about men in skirts

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigerians who say a new online fashion magazine promotes homosexuality by featuring men wearing makeup or clad only in miniskirts have misunderstood its agenda, according to its...

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Tommy Hilfiger closes out London Fashion Week with 'rock circus' show

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. designer Tommy Hilfiger closed out London Fashion Week with a rock-themed show held at a venue famous for classic rock concerts, featuring model and social media star Gigi Hadid as the centerpiece of the event.

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Macron calls on Trump to honor Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron firmly rejected any military solution to the North Korean crisis and warned against scrapping the nuclear agreement with Iran, in an exclusive interview Tuesday with CNN.

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Fashion doesn't need to kill animals: British designer MacDonald

LONDON (Reuters) - British fashion designer Julien MacDonald has apologized for using fur in his past collections - raising a hot topic that returned to rock London Fashion Week.

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Fashion Review: Old Hollywood Vavoom Dominated on the Emmys Red Carpet

Nominees and guests alike chose necklines dropping almost down to the waist, or dresses slit at the hip.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

In Fashion, the Beauty (and Challenge) of Looking Back

Designers at top houses often find great inspiration in the archives. But is the history stifling?

New York Fashion Week nytimes.com

Diversifying Fashion Week

Designer Tracy Reese’s show is among the most inclusive at New York Fashion Week. For several years, more than half of her models have been women of color.

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Inside Simone Rocha's All-Female Fashion House

At Simone Rocha's studio, women’s wear means practicality — not fantasy. We give you a tour during London Fashion Week.

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5 Styling Tips From New York Fashion Week

From oversize shirts to sneakers with dresses, tricks to take away from the shows in New York this week.

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Tennis: Honors even for Belgium, Australia in Davis Cup semis

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium and Australia took one point each in two thrilling Davis Cup semi-final matches on Friday, with David Goffin returning from injury to beat John Millman and Nick Kyrgios overpowering Steve Darcis in five sets in Brussels.

New York Fashion Week nytimes.com

The Top 10 Moments of New York Fashion Week

Highlights from the shows, including a celebrity-packed front row at Calvin Klein and a trek to Bedford Hills, N.Y., to see Ralph Lauren’s vintage cars.

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Bain says would honor Western Digital contract in Toshiba chip venture

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bain Capital confirmed it brought in several strategic partners to bolster its bid for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, after the Japanese company agreed to accelerate talks with a group led by the U.S. private equity firm.

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Army soldier killed, seven injured in training in North Carolina

(Reuters) - A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier was killed and seven other service members were injured during a training exercise on Thursday at the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the military said.

New York Fashion Week nytimes.com

T’s 25 Best Photos of New York Fashion Week

Highlights from Tom Ford, Calvin Klein and more — on (and off) the runway.

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Army Special Operations soldiers injured in training in North Carolina

(Reuters) - Eight soldiers were injured during a training exercise at the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday, the military said in a statement.

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Army Special Operations soldiers injured in explosion in North Carolina

(Reuters) - At least 15 soldiers were injured at the U.S. Army base in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday after an explosion during training exercises, according to local media reports.

New York Fashion Week nytimes.com

Fashion Review: Marc Jacobs — He’s Still Here

The final show of New York Fashion Week was a litmus test for the continued relevance of the city’s favorite designer son.

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Marc Jacobs closes New York Fashion Week echoing Arabian Nights

(Reuters) - Outfitting models in knotted turbans, veteran designer Marc Jacobs showcased a bold Spring 2018 collection with an Arabian flair.

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Kia Motors hires ex-BMW designer as style head

SEOUL (Reuters) - Kia Motors Corp has hired as its head of styling Pierre Leclercq, a former designer at BMW and Great Wall Motor , in a move expected to help the South Korean automaker reverse its fortunes in its top market China.

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Ralph Lauren pairs passion for fashion, cars at New York Fashion Week

BEDFORD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Runway shows at New York Fashion Week have become more elaborate each season and designer Ralph Lauren took it up a notch by combining his love of fashion and vintage cars to showcase his Fall 2017 collection.

New York City nytimes.com

New York Today: New York Today: Tips to Take Away From Fashion Week

Wednesday: Style advice from designers, the Brooklyn Book Festival and “One Film, One New York.”

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BRIEF-Duke Energy restores power to 160,000 Carolinas customers in Irma's wake

* Duke Energy restores power to 160,000 Carolinas customers in Irma's wake; expects to restore most other customers before Friday night Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Plus-size brand Torrid makes its New York Fashion Week debut

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Plus-size retailer Torrid made its New York Fashion Week debut on Tuesday featuring 40 full-figured models.

New York Fashion Week nytimes.com

You Won’t Find This Runway on the Fashion Week Calendar

On the first official night of New York Fashion Week, a show put on by homeless youth demonstrated the power of design.

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Badgley Mischka's fashions take audience on vacation in runway show

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Badgley Mischka, the American fashion house known for its evening dresses, took its audience on a sun-drenched Italian island vacation during its Spring 2018 runway show.

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BRIEF-Infosys Ltd says ‍will open North Carolina Technology and Innovation Hub in Raleigh

* Says ‍will open North Carolina Technology and Innovation Hub in Raleigh; hub is expected to hire 2,000 American workers by 2021​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Carolina Herrera gets playful with color for Spring 2018

NEW YORK - (Reuters) - Fashion designer Carolina Herrera, known for her timeless designs, debuted an electric, multi-color Spring 2018 collection at the Museum of Modern Art’s Sculpture Garden for New York Fashion Week on Monday.

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BRIEF-Target says 127 stores closed across Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina‍​

* Says currently, 127 Target stores, 4 distribution facilities closed across Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina‍​ due to Hurricane Irma Source text - (http://bit.ly/2fddU0j) Further company coverage:

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Rihanna zooms through NY Fashion Week with motocross-themed show

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rihanna had a roaring start to her Fenty X Puma Spring 2018 runway show with motocross riders somersaulting through the air and flying over pink mountains to kick off her latest showcase at New York Fashion Week.

Rihanna nytimes.com

Fashion Review: Rihanna and the Fashion X Games

The Fenty collection roared back into New York, Diane Von Furstenberg embraced the fringe and Opening Ceremony took a dance break.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

In the Studio: Oscar de la Renta’s New Designers Have a Hillary Clinton Story to Share

And other secrets contained in their office walls.

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Four die in North Carolina medical helicopter crash: reports

(Reuters) - A medical helicopter crashed in eastern North Carolina on Friday, killing four people, police and local media said.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

North Carolina, Still Reeling From Hurricane Matthew, Stares at Irma

Hurricane Matthew devastated rural parts of the state last October. Many people are still displaced, and now they have a new storm to worry about.

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Fashion and Ferraris drive agenda at Goodwood Revival

CHICHESTER, England (Reuters) - At Goodwood racetrack, one of England's famed venues, motor sport aficionados arrived in vintage attire from the 1940s, 50s and 60s to celebrate classic cars from the...

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Evening gown designer Shoji breezes into New York Fashion Week

(Reuters) - Fashion designer Tadashi Shoji, whose evening gowns are adored by Hollywood stars, showcased a casual, breezy collection in strong colors at New York Fashion Week.

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Pierre Bergé, Transformative Fashion Executive, Dies at 86

He was the managerial genius behind Yves Saint Laurent, his former lover, and a champion of the arts.

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Ford's Lincoln brand plans electrified versions of all models by 2022 -sources

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's premium Lincoln brand plans to offer hybrid gasoline-electric versions of all its U.S. models by 2022, according to three sources familiar with the plans.