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  • Montana town of grizzly attack a popular stop for cyclists

    HELENA Mont. (AP) — A tiny western Montana town where a grizzly bear pulled a woman from her tent and killed her this week welcomes visitors year-round to the mountain valley community along the banks of a river made famous by the movie “A River Runs Through It.”
  • In times of crises, Lebanon's old must fend for themselves

    BEIRUT (AP) — Tiny and bowed by age, Marie Orfali makes the trip five times a week from her Beirut apartment to the local church, a charity and a nearby soup kitchen to fetch a cooked meal for her and her 84-year-old husband, Raymond.
  • Ferrari enters luxury fashion, targeting uninitiated youth

    MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari V12 production cars were suspended over the factory floor Sunday night as the 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand, with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection targeting a younger generation that might not be aware of its Formula One racing pedigree and coveted performance street cars.
  • China criticizes Western brands' toys, clothes as unsafe

    BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has accused H&M, Nike, Zara and other brands of importing unsafe or poor quality children's clothes and other goods, adding to headaches for foreign companies after Beijing attacked them over complaints about possible forced labor in the country’s northwest.
  • Comic strip artists band together for a silly and good cause

    NEW YORK - Fans of newspaper comics will instantly notice something missing in many of the strips this Friday — pants.
  • China erasing H&M from internet amid Xinjiang backlash

    HONG KONG - H&M disappeared from the internet in China as the government raised pressure on shoe and clothing brands and announced sanctions Friday against British officials in a spiraling fight over complaints of abuses in the Xinjiang region.
  • Runners facing shoe shortage due to surging demand, COVID-related supply issues

    Running shoes are the latest product to be plagued by a pandemic-related supply crunch as exercise-starved Canadians head outside in droves.
  • China attacks foreign clothing, shoe brands over Xinjiang

    BEIJING - Chinese state TV called Thursday for a boycott of H&M as Beijing lashed out at foreign clothing and footwear brands following Western sanctions on Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region.
  • Gone to the dogs: Robert Irwin voices a character on 'Bluey'

    NEW YORK - Robert Irwin has long acted as a voice for animals. Now he's actually voicing an animal.
  • Shopping online eases isolation for older adults

    NEW YORK - In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn't left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online.

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