Pierre Berge, magnate and Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, dies
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Pierre Berge, magnate and Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, dies

PARIS (AP) — Pierre Berge, an influential French businessman, philanthropist and gay rights activist who helped build the fashion empire of his longtime lover Yves Saint Laurent, has died. He was 86. A cultural celebrity in France in his own right, Berge was one of France’s leading art patrons as well as serving as CEO … Continue reading

The Latest: Official: Parliament majority for Macron’s party
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The Latest: Official: Parliament majority for Macron’s party

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France’s parliamentary elections (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Official figures show French President Emmanuel Macron’s new centrist party has won an absolute majority in the powerful lower house of parliament. The Interior Ministry said Sunday night that with 513 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly definitively decided, Macron’s Republic … Continue reading

Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies’ dismay
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Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies’ dismay

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was pulling the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat global warming and distancing the country from its closest allies abroad. Framing his decision as “a reassertion of America’s sovereignty,” Trump said he was “elected to represent … Continue reading

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal
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Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though Trump and aides were looking for “caveats in the language” related to the exit and had not made a final decision. Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign … Continue reading

Lagerfeld goes all out for Clinton as Pharrell hits Chanel
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Lagerfeld goes all out for Clinton as Pharrell hits Chanel

PARIS (AP) — Chanel-goers were granted their 15 minutes of fame Tuesday, March 8, as egalitarian Karl Lagerfeld gave every guest front row tickets. That meant cozying up with the likes of Pharrell Williams and Willow Smith, Chanel’s new brand ambassador. The designer-cum-political philosopher also didn’t miss the opportunity to weigh in on his support … Continue reading

Alba, Pike bring star power to Christian Dior’s Paris show
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Alba, Pike bring star power to Christian Dior’s Paris show

PARIS (AP) — Colorful, big hitting shows ensured Paris Fashion Week got into its groove Friday, March 4, as celebrity guests including Rosamund Pike and Jessica Alba hit Dior’s mirrored fall-winter Louvre spectacle. Here are Friday’s ready-to-wear highlights including reports from Dior, Issey Miyake and Isabel Marant. CHRISTIAN DIOR It was the second showing for … Continue reading