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Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m

HIGH STREET SHOPPING.Shoppers leave a London outlet of the Swedish chain store H&M with luxury shoe designer Jimmy Choo bags following the launch of the designer’s exclusive collection for the chain on November 14, 2009. Ben Stanstall/AFP

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by July 26, 2017 0 comments News
Ben Proud follows Adam Peaty’s example as Great Britain claim two golds

Ben Proud follows Adam Peaty’s example as Great Britain claim two golds

The Olympic champion Adam Peaty claimed an expected title before proving the inspiration for his Great Britain team-mate Ben Proud to secure a surprise gold medal at the world championships in Budapest on Monday night.

Peaty bettered his own championship …

by July 25, 2017 0 comments News
A timeline of Justin Bieber’s most shameful, hateful moments

A timeline of Justin Bieber’s most shameful, hateful moments

It’s no secret that Justin Bieber’s past is frustratingly, deliciously sordid. From leaving a brothel in Brazil wearing only a white bed sheet to allegedly fighting with actor Orlando Bloom in Spain, the 23-year-old singer has become just as famous …

by July 22, 2017 0 comments News
Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 7.18.17

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 7.18.17

Today’s edition of quick hits:

* Wait, what? “During the annual G-20 conference, President Trump sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin [in] a second, informal meeting on the sidelines.”

* Add Ike Kaveladze to the list: “An American-based employee …

by July 19, 2017 0 comments News
‘We’re moving in the right direction’: Fox Waterway cresting just below record

‘We’re moving in the right direction’: Fox Waterway cresting just below record

It appears that the 2017 flood on the Fox River and Chain O’ Lakes is going to be a few buckets of water short of the record 2013 flood level, as the waterway continued to crest on Monday, according to …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments News
As McCain Recovers From Surgery, Senate Vote On Republican Health Care Bill Uncertain

As McCain Recovers From Surgery, Senate Vote On Republican Health Care Bill Uncertain

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a meeting of GOP senators in the U.S. capitol on June 22, when most Republican senators were given their first opportunity to look at legislation aimed at overhauling the Affordable Care Act during the closed …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments News
“I am America’s hope and the president’s nightmare”: Ilhan Omar talks with Trevor Noah

“I am America’s hope and the president’s nightmare”: Ilhan Omar talks with Trevor Noah

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by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
How Long Can Connecticut’s Prison Reform Last?

How Long Can Connecticut’s Prison Reform Last?

Inmates play chess inside the Cybulski Rehabilitation Center in Enfield, Connecticut.

When Dannel Malloy, the Democratic governor of Connecticut, entered Germany’s Heidering Prison two years ago this summer, he saw something more akin to an American college dormitory than a …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Trump’s Legal Team Adds Lawyer Amid Expanding Russia Investigation

Trump’s Legal Team Adds Lawyer Amid Expanding Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON — Ty Cobb, a veteran Washington lawyer, is joining President Trump’s legal team to coordinate the response to the expanding investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russia’s election interference, reflecting a growing sense among West Wing officials that …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
The Texas Gerrymandering Trial Could Change All of America

The Texas Gerrymandering Trial Could Change All of America

Graphic by Lia Kantrowitz

Why you should care that a fight over congressional districts in the Lone Star State—federal judges called the current setup unfair to people of color—is back in court.

Hey, fellow non-Texan! What if I told you …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News