Luxury sector pain spreads, Michael Kors sees weakness ahead

AP Photo/Uncredited LONDON (AP) — Michael Kors took a revenue hit in the third quarter with business in Europe and the Americans weakening. Comparable store sales fell and the luxury retailer lowered its outlook for all of 2017. The company’s expectations for the...

Rosie O'Donnell: 'Available' to play Steve Bannon on SNL

NEW YORK (AP) — On the heels of actress Melissa McCarthy’s caustic portrayal of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on “Saturday Night Live,” comedienne Rosie O’Donnell says she’s available to play President Donald Trump’s...

Review: 'Fifty Shades Darker' misfires with bland soundtrack

Various Artists, “Fifty Shades Darker – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Republic Records) If “more” is the name of the game for new film “Fifty Shades Darker,” it shouldn’t have been the case for its music. At a staggering 19...

Suicide bomber strikes Afghan Supreme Court, killing 19

Security personnel stand guard at the site of a suicide attack on the Supreme Court in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. An official says a suicide bomber has struck near the Supreme Court building in Kabil, killing several people. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini) KABUL,...

UN: Israeli settlement law crosses ‘thick red line’

Palestinian labourers work at a construction site in a new housing project in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. A Palestinian Cabinet minister on Tuesday called on the international community to punish Israel for a contentious new law,...

Fire up the duck boats: Patriots take victory lap in Boston

New England Patriots’ Tom Brady celebrates with teammate Julian Edelman after the team defeated the Atlanta Falcons in overtime at the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)...

Man surprises girlfriend with Super Bowl TV ad proposal

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The 51st Super Bowl will be remembered for the New England Patriots pulling off the game’s biggest comeback ever for their fifth NFL title. A New York woman will remember it as the night she got engaged at halftime. Unknown to Albany-area resident...

Someone bid $100,000 for a Cheeto that looks like Harambe

FILE – In this May 30, 2016, file photo, Alesia Buttrey, of Cincinnati, holds a sign with a picture of the gorilla Harambe during a vigil in his honor outside the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, in Cincinnati. A Cheeto that bears a resemblence to the slain gorilla...

State, federal lawyers in court to argue Trump travel ban

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State and federal lawyers will argue before a panel of federal appellate court judges Tuesday in the pitched fight over President Donald Trump’s travel and refugee ban that could reach the Supreme Court. The legal dispute...

Dollar General plans to create 1,000 jobs in Georgia in 2017

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Dollar General is planning to create 1,000 jobs across the state of Georgia this year with the addition of new stores as well as a new distribution center. The Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based company said in a news release that it wants to add 1,000...