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Publisher cancels Milo Yiannopoulos book 'Dangerous'

NEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos' publisher has cancelled his planned book, "Dangerous."


Burberry draws on sculptor Henry Moore in fashion highlight

LONDON (AP) — All eyes were on Burberry and creative director Christopher Bailey Monday night as London Fashion Week reached its starry climax.


Steve Hewlett, BBC journalist who related cancer fight, dies

LONDON (AP) — Steve Hewlett, a British journalist who described his battle with cancer in moving dispatches heard by millions of radio listeners, has died. He was 58.


3 men convicted in $110 million Paris modern art heist

PARIS (AP) — An agile thief nicknamed "Spiderman," an antiques dealer and an art expert were sentenced to prison Monday and ordered to pay Paris for stealing five masterpieces from the city's Modern Art Museum worth 104 million euros ($110 million.)


Trump wigs in big demand during Carnival season in Austria

PFAFSTAETTEN, Austria (AP) — So many people want to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria that some costume shops have run out of wigs mimicking the U.S. president's memorable hairstyle.


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Chris Thile to return for 2nd season hosting 'Prairie Home'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mandolinist Chris Thile (THEE'-lee) says he is returning for a second season as host of "A Prairie Home Companion."


Sequins and slogans: Politics seeped into NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — "When you have a voice, you should use it," designer Raf Simons says. The new Calvin Klein designer did just that, using a particularly pointed David Bowie lyric on his soundtrack. Tracy Reese brought actual poets to her show, with soulful messages of empowerment. Naeem Khan played a reading from Maya Angelou. And Prabal Gurung sent a parade of T-shirts down the runway with feminist slogans.


Greek artist Jannis Kounellis dies in Rome at 80

MILAN (AP) — Greek artist Jannis Kounellis, a major exponent of the Italian art movement Arte Povera who made Italy his adopted home, has died in Rome at the age of 80.


Fashion insiders declare 'I Am an Immigrant' in new video

NEW YORK (AP) — While some fashion designers have always been overtly political, the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week just a month after President Donald Trump's inauguration included a broader range of brands addressing these tumultuous times.


London Fashion Week opens amid Brexit uncertainties

LONDON (AP) — Models and fashion editors descended on Britain's sunny capital from snowy New York Friday for the start of London Fashion Week, kicking off a whirlwind of runway shows featuring Burberry, Versus, Roksanda and dozens of other designers.


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Dallas ex-teacher appeals after firing for porn-acting past

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas teacher who was fired when her past as a pornographic actress was exposed on social media says she was a teenage victim of "sex slavery" and that she wants her teaching job back.


Greek expressionist painter Dimitris Mytaras dies at 83

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris Mytaras, one of the leading Greek painters of his generation, has died in Athens at 83.


Artist Dick Bruna, creator of rabbit Miffy, has died at 89

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dick Bruna, the Dutch illustrator and artist who created the bestselling series of children's books starring white rabbit Miffy, has died at age 89, his publisher announced Friday.


Publisher: Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator who created Miffy the white rabbit, has died at age 89

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Publisher: Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator who created Miffy the white rabbit, has died at age 89.


Pastor irate after American Girl introduces boy doll

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina pastor is angry that the maker of the American Girl doll collection is selling a boy version of its pricey dolls.


Museum removes artwork produced by immigrants as protest

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — A museum at a small liberal arts college in Massachusetts has removed or covered dozens of artwork produced by immigrant artists or donated by foreign-born collectors to illustrate their contribution to the cultural wealth of the United States.


Trevor Noah, Jennifer Egan among PEN festival guests

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Egan, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Marlon James are among more than 150 artists and writers scheduled to appear at this year's PEN World Voices Festival, which has a theme of "Gender & Power."


Black lawmakers dismayed by Trump's invite to black reporter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed bafflement and dismay Thursday after President Donald Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them.


Marc Jacobs goes silent to close out New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — The final day of New York Fashion Week was marked by the sound of silence from Marc Jacobs, who presented a show with no set, no lighting and no soundtrack. Elsewhere, Hillary Clinton was on hand to honor her late friend Oscar de la Renta. A night earlier, Marchesa looked to Asia for inspiration, and Thom Browne created a winter wonderland in flannels and tweed.


Morocco authorities find Baroque altarpiece taken from Italy

ROME (AP) — Moroccan authorities have located an important Baroque altarpiece stolen from an Italian church in 2014.


Jolie hopes family will come out 'stronger' after breakup

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'Moonlight' and 'The Americans' receive Writers Guild Awards
'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'

Hungarian film 'On Body and Soul' wins Golden Bear in Berlin

James Earl Jones, Donald Glover cast in 'Lion King' remake

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James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

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Texas judge allows lawsuit against Selena widower to proceed
Mariah Carey confirms new beau; talks new single, tour

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