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Scioscia steps down as Angels manager

Mike Scioscia said Sunday after the season finale that he will not return as manager of the Los Angeles Angels, sparking an outpouring of praise from people who have worked with him in the organization for most of the last two decades. Sep 29, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles ...

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Pleats and sparkles at Meghan Markle favorite Givenchy in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – Sophisticated tailoring, softly pleated dresses and glittering eveningwear were on show at Givenchy during Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, as designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her latest collection for the LVMH-owned French couture house. Models present creations by designer Clare Waight Keller as part of her Spring/Summer ...

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Powerful Typhoon Trami hits Japan, injuring dozens

Image copyright EPA Image caption The typhoon first hit the southern island of Okinawa, where 40 people were injured A powerful typhoon is battering Japan, causing widespread travel disruption. Typhoon Trami made landfall on Sunday at 20:00 local time (11:00 GMT) near the western city of Osaka, with gusts of ...

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Saudi shelves $200 billion SoftBank Solar project: WSJ

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has shelved a $200 billion plan with SoftBank Group Corp to build the world’s biggest solar-power-generation project, the Wall Street journal reported on Sunday, citing Saudi government officials. The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, ...

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Molinari clinches Ryder Cup glory for dominant Europe

PARIS (Reuters) – Italian Francesco Molinari fittingly took the glory as Europe regained the Ryder Cup from the United States in dominant style on Sunday, but it was a complete team effort that delivered what turned out to be a crushing 17.5-10.5 victory. Golf – 2018 Ryder Cup at Le ...

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L’Oreal looks to make a splash on the Seine

PARIS (Reuters) – Boat traffic on the Seine came to a standstill on Sunday to make way for a floating runway featuring movies stars and models in an extravaganza orchestrated by cosmetics company L’Oreal to coincide with Paris Fashion Week. Luxury clothing brands from Chanel to Kering’s Gucci have for ...

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Birth and Chaos in Paris

Fashion Review ImageComme des Garçons, spring 2019.CreditCreditValerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times PARIS — The status quo is over. A dead duck. Not working. This is something on which most everyone can agree. It’s time to upend the old ways. But in favor of … what, exactly? “Continuing in ...

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What will the FBI investigation into Kavanaugh actually do?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Kavanaugh denies sex assault allegations President Trump has ordered an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, his nominee for the Supreme Court. The announcement came after Arizona Republican Jeff Flake sensationally changed his mind about backing the judge – telling the ...

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