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  • Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

    MILAN - Youthful dressing and streetwear were in focus on the third day of Milan Fashion Week previews of (mostly) menswear for next spring and summer.
  • Prada intros anti-uniform during all-digital Fashion Week

    MILAN - No traffic jams, no rush to the next venue, no front rows — not even socially distanced. Milan Fashion Week is unfolding entirely on computer screens and social media platforms this round for the first time ever, as the persistent virus resurgence dashed any hopes of even a handful of physical shows.
  • Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The revelation that more than 660,000 power customers across Puerto Rico still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria has sparked outrage, surprise and resignation among some islanders who accuse officials of mismanaging their response to the Category 4 storm.
  • Kennedy seems conflicted in Supreme Court wedding cake case

    WASHINGTON - On a sharply divided Supreme Court, the justice in the middle seemed conflicted Tuesday in the court's high-stakes consideration of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in 2012.
  • Online sites court procrastinators with speedy shipping

    ATLANTA - Forget ordering online weeks in advance or dashing out to the drug store for a gift card on Christmas Eve. Procrastinating holiday shoppers are finding a haven online as retailers ramp up expedited shipping and same-day delivery services.
  • Shomi subscribers wondering about options and preparing to binge

    TORONTO - Shomi subscribers are preparing to binge watch as they try to figure out their consumer options after learning this week the streaming service is shutting down at the end of November.
  • 'Breather' app lets users rent workspace by the hour in busy urban centres

    TORONTO - Sarah Lazar, a self-employed graphic designer, can't afford to rent a workspace on a permanent basis. But the 26-year-old Montreal resident needs somewhere to regularly meet with clients and her last attempt at holding a business meeting in a coffee shop proved frustrating.
  • Torstar shutters websites of Metro free dailies in seven Canadian cities

    TORONTO - Torstar Corp. is closing the digital operations of its Metro brand in seven cities where it no longer produces free daily newspapers.

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