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AP's Sally Buzbee to head The Washington Post, first woman to hold the job

  • At the Post, Buzbee succeeds the widely revered Marty Baron, who had led the Post since 2013, guiding the news organization’s resurgence under the ownership of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Sally Buzbee was named Tuesday as executive editor of The Washington Post, succeeding the recently retired Marty Baron.(AP)
Sally Buzbee was named Tuesday as executive editor of The Washington Post, succeeding the recently retired Marty Baron.(AP)
Published on May 11, 2021 08:39 PM IST
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Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity

Fans could have their every move scrutinized by cameras and lasers. There might be nobody in the next seat to high-five after a touchdown.
External view of The Gabba on April 07, 2020 in Brisbane, Australia.(Getty Images)
External view of The Gabba on April 07, 2020 in Brisbane, Australia.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 31, 2020 10:13 PM IST
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KANSAS CITY | ByAssociated Press

IOC senior member: 3 months to decide fate of Tokyo Olympics

Pound, in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, did not sound alarmist. But he did speak frankly about the risks facing the Olympics, which open July 24.
People wait in line to take pictures with the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium(AP)
People wait in line to take pictures with the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium(AP)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 10:43 AM IST
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Tokyo | ByAssociated Press

NYFW 2020: Big Sean, Halsey, Migos rock Rihanna’s lingerie fashion show

Move over, Victoria’s Secret, a brand known for its splashy TV specials. This year’s is to be determined. Rihanna did right by her fans by putting her latest teddies and other lacy pieces immediately on sale.
Hip Hop band Migos (Quavo, Offset and Takeoff) arrive for the Savage X Fenty Show Presented By Amazon Prime Video at Barclays Center on September 10, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)(AFP)
Hip Hop band Migos (Quavo, Offset and Takeoff) arrive for the Savage X Fenty Show Presented By Amazon Prime Video at Barclays Center on September 10, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 06:26 PM IST
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NEW YORK | ByAssociated Press

‘Glamour in most relaxed form’: Naeem Khan launches Indian-heritage inspired fashion collection at luxe New York home

The first several looks were animal print pajama pantsuits, dresses and jumpsuits with matching thin billowing jackets. While some prints were in the fabric, many were embellished with sequins.
Designer Naeem Khan takes a bow after his collection was modeled during Fashion Week, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)(AP)
Designer Naeem Khan takes a bow after his collection was modeled during Fashion Week, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)(AP)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 07:06 PM IST
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New York | ByAssociated Press

Michael Kors pays tribute to American style on 9/11 at New York Fashion Week

There were no flags, but Michael Kors’ show for New York Fashion Week was very much a patriotic tribute as he saluted American fashion with a collection that ran from nautical chic to classic glamour-girl gowns.
Model Gigi Hadid walks the runway during the Michael Kors Collection Spring 2020 Runway Show on September 11, 2019, in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)(AFP)
Model Gigi Hadid walks the runway during the Michael Kors Collection Spring 2020 Runway Show on September 11, 2019, in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 03:29 PM IST
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New York Fashion Week 2020: Tadashi Shoji returns to Japanese roots at NYFW

NYFW 2020: In a show he titled “Once Upon a Time ... in Japan,” the designer captured the essences of cherry blossoms, Japanese gardens and Watteau gowns.
This Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 image taken from video shows a model wearing fashion from the Tadashi Shoji Spring/Summer 2020 collection furing Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Velasquez)(AP)
This Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 image taken from video shows a model wearing fashion from the Tadashi Shoji Spring/Summer 2020 collection furing Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Velasquez)(AP)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 12:03 PM IST
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NEW YORK | ByAssociated Press

James Atlas, author and editor of biographies, dies at 70

Starting in 1977 with Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet, Atlas was a singular champion of biographies. He oversaw releases on subjects ranging from St. Augustine to Elvis Presley.
James Atlas had been battling a long-term lung condition that worsened in recent months.(AP)
James Atlas had been battling a long-term lung condition that worsened in recent months.(AP)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 01:43 PM IST
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NEW YORK | ByAssociated Press

Antoni Porowski talks Boursin, avocados, life on Queer Eye

When Antoni auditioned for Queer Eye, an Emmy-winning Netflix reboot of the Emmy-winning Bravo show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, he was anxious that he wasn’t ‘gay enough’!
When Antoni auditioned for Queer Eye, an Emmy-winning Netflix reboot of the Emmy-winning Bravo show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, he was anxious that he wasn’t ‘gay enough’!(Instagram/ Antoni Porowski)
When Antoni auditioned for Queer Eye, an Emmy-winning Netflix reboot of the Emmy-winning Bravo show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, he was anxious that he wasn’t ‘gay enough’!(Instagram/ Antoni Porowski)
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 07:29 PM IST
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NEW YORK | ByAssociated Press

Aidy Bryant launches Pauline, her plus-sized fashion line

Having been a plus-sized woman her whole life, Saturday Night Live star and comedian Aidy Bryant is partnering with her stylist, Remy Pearce, to offer her vibe to others.
On Friday, Aidy took to her Instagram and revealed that she was dropping her fashion line.(Aidy Bryant/ Instagram)
On Friday, Aidy took to her Instagram and revealed that she was dropping her fashion line.(Aidy Bryant/ Instagram)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Police investigate after man says he found baby in freezer

Police said in a news release Monday only that the infant was found inside a residence and that the death is being investigated as “suspicious” pending an autopsy.
Close-up of a devastated young man holding his head in his hands and a group of friends in a supportive pose around him(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Close-up of a devastated young man holding his head in his hands and a group of friends in a supportive pose around him(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 30, 2019 08:22 PM IST
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ST. LOUIS | ByAssociated Press

‘He loved his animals’: Missing Texas man eaten by his 18 dogs

Medical examiners said Tuesday that DNA testing determined that pieces of bone recovered from the dogs’ feces were those of 57-year-old Freddie Mack, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.
This May 20, 2019 photo provided by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office shows a medical examiners truck on the property of Freddie Mack's home in Venus, Texas. Authorities said Tuesday, July 9 thatthe 57-year-old Mack, who had been missing for months, was eaten, bones and all, by his dogs. Johnson County Sheriff Adam King says Mack had serious health problems and it's unclear whether his 18 dogs killed him or consumed his body after he died from a medical condition. A relative reported Mack missing in May.(AP)
This May 20, 2019 photo provided by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office shows a medical examiners truck on the property of Freddie Mack's home in Venus, Texas. Authorities said Tuesday, July 9 thatthe 57-year-old Mack, who had been missing for months, was eaten, bones and all, by his dogs. Johnson County Sheriff Adam King says Mack had serious health problems and it's unclear whether his 18 dogs killed him or consumed his body after he died from a medical condition. A relative reported Mack missing in May.(AP)
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 11:50 AM IST
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Dallas | ByAssociated Press

Holiday nightmare: Baby slips from grand dad’s arms, falls from 11th floor of cruise ship

Authorities said the girl was traveling with her parents, two siblings and two sets of grandparents aboard the Freedom of the Seas, which docked in Puerto Rico on Sunday after a weeklong trip through the Caribbean.
A 1-year-old girl apparently slipped from her grandfather’s hands and fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship(Shutterstock/Representative Image)
A 1-year-old girl apparently slipped from her grandfather’s hands and fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship(Shutterstock/Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 01:52 PM IST
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San Juan, Puerto Rico | ByAssociated Press

About 500 people test positive for HIV in Pakistan

Bibi took her son to a local doctor, who prescribed paracetamol syrup for Raza and told her there was no need to worry. But she panicked after being alerted that several children who initially came down with a fever had tested positive for HIV in nearby villages.
A Pakistani doctor takes blood sample of a villager to screen for HIV at a hospital in a village near Ratodero, a small town in southern province of Sindh in Pakistan where the outbreak of deadly disease took place last month, Thursday, May 16, 2019.(AP)
A Pakistani doctor takes blood sample of a villager to screen for HIV at a hospital in a village near Ratodero, a small town in southern province of Sindh in Pakistan where the outbreak of deadly disease took place last month, Thursday, May 16, 2019.(AP)
Updated on May 17, 2019 08:23 AM IST
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Ratodero (Pakistan) | ByPress Trust of India

Ethiopia to send plane’s black box abroad, as grief grows

The Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed six minutes after takeoff Sunday, killing all 157 people on board. The disaster is the second with a Max 8 plane in just five months.
In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed Sunday.(AP)
In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed Sunday.(AP)
Updated on Mar 13, 2019 03:35 PM IST
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She’s not in coma: Lawyer of incapacitated woman who gave birth in long-term care facility

Police investigators have been collecting DNA samples from male employees at the facility and any other men who could have had contact with the woman. State regulatory officials have also launched investigations.
A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported.(AFP File Photo)
A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jan 20, 2019 10:42 AM IST
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Phoenix | ByAssociated Press

Donald Trump tries to deflect blame for migrant children’s deaths, claims they were ‘very sick’

The mother of the boy who died Christmas Eve told The Associated Press on Saturday that her son was healthy when he left with his father on their journey hoping to migrate to the U.S.
United States president Donald Trump sought to deflect blame for the deaths of two Guatemalan children in U.S. custody.(REUTERS)
United States president Donald Trump sought to deflect blame for the deaths of two Guatemalan children in U.S. custody.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 30, 2018 10:57 AM IST
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Washington | ByAssociated Press

Julia Roberts’ ‘holes getting better with age’ headline typo draws laughter, flak online

A newspaper headline that declared ‘Julia Roberts’ holes are getting better with age’ has drawn both laughs and criticism online. Check out reactions here.
Julia Roberts was the subject of an unfortunate headline.
Julia Roberts was the subject of an unfortunate headline.
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 05:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Rise up: Female voices take centre stage at Grammys

The 2019 Grammys are shaping up to be the year of the woman, with powerful female voices representing the majority in two of the top categories.
Female voices take centre stage at Grammys 2019(www.grammy.com)
Female voices take centre stage at Grammys 2019(www.grammy.com)
Updated on Dec 08, 2018 04:22 PM IST
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Associated Press | ByAssociated Press, New York

125 women, girls raped, whipped and clubbed in South Sudan

One hundred and twenty-five women and girls have been raped, whipped and clubbed in attacks so shocking that some aid workers in South Sudan say they are left speechless.
Sexual violence has been widespread in South Sudan’s civil war, and even under a recent peace deal humanitarians have warned of higher rates of sexual assault as growing numbers of desperate people try to reach aid.(File Photo)
Sexual violence has been widespread in South Sudan’s civil war, and even under a recent peace deal humanitarians have warned of higher rates of sexual assault as growing numbers of desperate people try to reach aid.(File Photo)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 06:32 PM IST
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Associated Press | ByAssociated Press

Woman wears wedding gown alone after fiance dies on Lion Air

An Indonesian woman whose fiance died on a Lion Air flight that plunged into the sea was photographed in her wedding dress and professed her love for him on the day they were to have been married.
In this photo taken on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, and released by Intan Syari, Indonesian Intan Syari poses in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on the day of her planned wedding in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia. Syari who was engaged to a man who died on a Lion Air flight that plunged into the sea has worn her wedding dress on the day they were to have been married.(AP)
In this photo taken on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, and released by Intan Syari, Indonesian Intan Syari poses in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on the day of her planned wedding in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia. Syari who was engaged to a man who died on a Lion Air flight that plunged into the sea has worn her wedding dress on the day they were to have been married.(AP)
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 08:19 PM IST
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Jakarta | ByAssociated Press

CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s video distributed by White House was doctored, says expert

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted the video, which shows Acosta asking President Donald Trump a question on Wednesday as the intern tries to take his microphone away.
A White House intern reaches for and tries to take away the microphone held by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
A White House intern reaches for and tries to take away the microphone held by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2018 10:49 AM IST
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New York | ByAssociated Press

Philippines typhoon death toll jumps to 49, says police

Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down under red alert Sunday as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the densely populated coast.
Large waves hit Repulse Bay beach after the hoisting of Signal 9 warning as super Typhoon Mangkhut starts to slam Hong Kong on September 16, 2018.(AFP)
Large waves hit Repulse Bay beach after the hoisting of Signal 9 warning as super Typhoon Mangkhut starts to slam Hong Kong on September 16, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 11:40 PM IST
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Trump and Abe talk trade as well as relations with North Korea

Hosting Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Trump said the tariffs could be a topic during the visit, which comes as Trump prepares for an historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speak during a meeting at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP File Photo)
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speak during a meeting at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP File Photo)
Published on Apr 18, 2018 11:53 AM IST
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Associated Press, Palm Beach | ByAssociated Press

Bodies stacked in ‘macabre woodpile’ during prison riot in South Carolina

One bloodied man tried to get up before he ‘started into that ‘death rattle’ people often hear about, but never experience firsthand,’ the inmate told The Associated Press after the attack.
The Lee Correctional Institution, in Bishopville, South Carolina, remains on lockdown on Monday after an overnight riot killed seven while also injuring 17 other inmates.(AFP Photo)
The Lee Correctional Institution, in Bishopville, South Carolina, remains on lockdown on Monday after an overnight riot killed seven while also injuring 17 other inmates.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 10:01 AM IST
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Associated Press, Columbia (South Carolina) | ByHT Correspondent

Students clash with forces in Kashmir amid protest over death of civilians

Students took on security personnel at different institutes in Srinagar, protesting five civilian deaths. Scores of female students were among the protesters in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in Srinagar. 
Kashmiri students throw stones at policemen as a tear gas shell explodes behind them during a protest in Srinagar on Thursday.(AP)
Kashmiri students throw stones at policemen as a tear gas shell explodes behind them during a protest in Srinagar on Thursday.(AP)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 09:28 PM IST
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Srinagar, Hindustan Times | ByAbhishek Saha, Srinagar
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