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Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

NEW YORK — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion.
Singer Gary Numan's tour bus involved in fatal crash

Singer Gary Numan's tour bus involved in fatal crash

CLEVELAND — Police say a tour bus carrying British singer Gary Numan struck and killed a 91-year-old man in Cleveland. Authorities say Numan's tour bus was making a right turn when it struck the victim as he walked in a crosswalk Monday afternoon.

Lawyer: Mental illness led to Fyre Festival promoter's crime

NEW YORK — A lawyer says mental illness caused the promoter of a failed music festival to rip off investors and commit other crimes. Attorney Randall Jackson urged a Manhattan judge Friday to be lenient at Billy McFarland's October sentencing.
Dallas police officer who shot neighbour fired by department

Dallas police officer who shot neighbour fired by department

DALLAS — A white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbour inside his own apartment was fired Monday, the same day the man was being buried in his Caribbean homeland. Police Chief U.
Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh

Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Republicans mounted a combative, co-ordinated drive Monday to salvage Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination as they fought to keep a second woman's allegation of long-ago sexual misconduct from derailing his confirmation.
Republicans are digging in on Kavanaugh. Here's why.

Republicans are digging in on Kavanaugh. Here's why.

WASHINGTON — The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back.
Judge appears likely to toss Stormy Daniels' defamation suit

Judge appears likely to toss Stormy Daniels' defamation suit

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge appeared poised Monday to toss out a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by porn actress Stormy Daniels. Judge S. James Otero said in U.S.
Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try

Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's government said Monday that diplomats from three Latin American countries may have played a role in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, and it demanded the foreign governments investigate.
AP Interview: Brazil's Temer denies graft, defends legacy

AP Interview: Brazil's Temer denies graft, defends legacy

NEW YORK — Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration's attempts to reform the country's pension system, an explanation sure to raise eyebrows, if not hackles, in Latin Ameri

US approves sale of $330 million in military gear to Taiwan

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says it has approved the sale to Taiwan of $330 million in spare parts and related support for Taiwan's F-16 fighters and other military aircraft.