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A diminished Victoria's Secret sold as women look elsewhere

A diminished Victoria's Secret sold as women look elsewhere

NEW YORK — Victoria's Secret, which once defined sexy with its leggy supermodels prancing around in their bras and oversized angel wings, is being sold as women increasingly look for styles that more realistically fit their body types.
Irony prevails at Benetton, transparent femininity at Prada

Irony prevails at Benetton, transparent femininity at Prada

MILAN — The frills are on at Milan Fashion Week, where “pretty” is womenswear watchword of the next cold weather season.
Pompeo in Saudi Arabia for visit focused on Iranian threats

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia for visit focused on Iranian threats

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the crown prince on Thursday to discuss shared security interests in the Gulf and threats from Iran.
University of Michigan investigates doctor sex abuse claims

University of Michigan investigates doctor sex abuse claims

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Five former patients have alleged that a late University of Michigan physician sexually abused them during exams, the university says, with one accuser saying Dr. Robert E.
Virus limits next Tokyo Olympic test event to Japanese-only

Virus limits next Tokyo Olympic test event to Japanese-only

TOKYO — A test event for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for later this month that would have involved some non-Japanese athletes is being revamped because of fear of the spreading virus from China.
Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion

Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion

NEW YORK — Morgan Stanley, the investment bank for millionaires, big business and megamergers, is buying E-Trade Financial, the online brokerage that encouraged waves of regular investors to get into the market with ads featuring its talking spokesba
Thailand unhappy with Israel's entry ban over virus concerns

Thailand unhappy with Israel's entry ban over virus concerns

BANGKOK — Thailand's government is scrambling to cope with new travel restrictions after Israel banned the citizens of Thailand and three other Asian countries and territories from entering over concerns about a new virus.
Pentagon chief visits nuke base to highlight weapon spending

Pentagon chief visits nuke base to highlight weapon spending

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D.
S. Korea reports 1st virus death; 2.5M urged to stay home

S. Korea reports 1st virus death; 2.5M urged to stay home

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea reported its first death from the new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a southeastern city urged its 2.5 million people to stay inside as infections linked to a church congregation spiked.
Can AI flag disease outbreaks faster than humans? Not quite

Can AI flag disease outbreaks faster than humans? Not quite

BOSTON — Did an artificial-intelligence system beat human doctors in warning the world of a severe coronavirus outbreak in China? In a narrow sense, yes. But what the humans lacked in sheer speed, they more than made up in finesse.