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Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink

By THOMAS ADAMSON and FRANCOIS MORI, PARIS (AP) — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric

Ralph Lauren unveils crisp white Team USA Olympic uniforms

By LEANNE ITALIE, NEW YORK (AP) — With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be

Facebook users can appeal harmful content to oversight board

LONDON (AP) — Facebook’s quasi-independent Oversight Board said Tuesday that it will start letting users file appeals over posts, photos,

Coney Island attractions reopen after losing year to virus

NEW YORK (AP) — The Wonder Wheel began turning and the Cyclone whipped into action as Coney Island’s illustrious amusement

‘Leave no Tigrayan’: In Ethiopia, an ethnicity is erased

By CARA ANNA, HAMDAYET, Sudan (AP) — The atrocities have been seared into the skin and the minds of Tigrayans,

Climate change driving marine species poleward

PARIS, (AFP):- Warming waters have driven thousands of ocean species poleward from the equator, threatening marine ecosystems and the livelihoods

Bird of a new species detected

CHITWAN:- A bird of the new species has been found in Chitwan. The bird ‘Lamopuchchhare Chanchar’ with long tail was

China passes laws, deploys counsellors to battle soaring divorce rate

SHANGHAI, (AFP):- From a small office in Shanghai, marriage counsellor Zhu Shenyong livestreams advice over several phones simultaneously to an

Rhino census begins in Nepal

CHITWAN:- Rhino census has begun today from the Pratappur of Parsa National Park. Minister for Forests and Environment Prem Bahadur

Australia fires spewed as much smoke into stratosphere as volcano:…

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- The bushfires that ravaged Australia between 2019 and 2020 were so huge that they spewed as much smoke

Endangered Australian songbird ‘losing its song’

SYDNEY, (AFP):- Australia's endangered regent honeyeater bird is losing its song, a sign that it could be nearing extinction, scientists

Australia reckons with sexual assault amid #MeToo second wave

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, (AFP):- When the #MeToo movement began shaking the globe in late 2017, the reverberations Down Under were relatively

Raccoons to snakes: Shanghai animal cafes expand to exotics

By Peter STEBBINGS, LAN Lianchao, SHANGHAI, (AFP):- A baby raccoon to stroke while you sip your skinny latte? Or a

Kuwait’s #MeToo moment: Women denounce harassment, violence

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, (AP):- Abrar Zenkawi was cruising toward the beach in Kuwait City when she saw a man

Eight killed in tiger attack in Bardiya

BANKE:- Eight people were killed in tiger attacks in Bardiya district in eight months in the current fiscal year, 2020/21, according

Prince William defends UK monarchy against racism accusation

By DANICA KIRKA, LONDON (AP):- Prince William insisted Thursday that his family is not racist as he became the first

Mexico close to legalizing recreational marijuana use

MEXICO CITY, (AFP):- Mexico's lower house of Congress voted Wednesday in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana use, in a step

Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai signs Apple TV deal

ISLAMABAD, (AFP):- Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize as a teenager after surviving a Taliban assassination

As US mulls Afghan exit, activist sees long fight for…

By KATHY GANNON, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- Prominent activist Sima Samar has been fighting for women’s rights in Afghanistan for the

Race, title and anguish: Meghan and Harry explain royal rift

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., LOS ANGELES (AP):- In a wide-ranging interview aired Sunday, Harry and Meghan described painful palace discussions