Czechs pay last respect to pop singer Karel Gott

PRAGUE (AP) — Czechs are paying their last respects to Karel Gott, the country's most popular pop singer who died last week. Thousands of mourners are queuing in a long line to pay t...

Jeff Koons unveils sculpture for Paris attacks victims

PARIS (AP) — New York-based pop artist Jeff Koons has unveiled his long-awaited, giant sculpture titled “Bouquet of Tulips” in Paris. The work commemorates the victims of terror attacks that rocked Fr...

McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show

PARIS (AP) — Riding on the increased focus on the fight against climate change, the fashion industry's eco-pioneer Stella McCartney turned parts of her Paris Fashion Week show into a manifesto on ecol...

Garden honors woman whose family saved Jews in World War II

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — After immigrating to the United States, Wilhelmina Wiegman rarely talked about how her family in the Netherlands sheltered a Jewish couple and their daughter fleeing Nazi persecut...

Dior celebrates nature to kick off Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — The drizzly weather in the French capital didn't rain on Dior's parade as the powerhouse staged the first major show of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. On the contrary, r...

Mississippi man tried 6 times for murder moved to local jail

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man tried six times for murder is back in a local jail, awaiting a possible seventh trial. Lawyer Rob McDuff says Curtis Flowers was moved Monday ...

Uruguay makes first commercial marijuana export shipment

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay has made its first commercial export shipment of marijuana since legalizing the drug in 2013, sending 10 tons of cannabis to Australia, where its medicinal use is la...

Botanical illustration: Putting a timely focus on nature

Think of botanical illustrators, and you might envision a world of medieval herbalists, tulip or orchid collectors, or affluent young women of the 17th and 18th centuries making detailed drawings and ...

Trubisky, Bears get offense on track, beat Redskins 31-15

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky threw his first three touchdown passes of the season, all to Taylor Gabriel in the second quarter, to finally get the Chicago Bears' offense going and build a bi...

Stafford, Agnew lead Lions over Eagles 27-24

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw a touchdown pass to Marvin Jones, Jamal Agnew returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score and the Detroit Lions held on for a 27-24 victory over the Philadelphi...

Rookie Webb, Giants beat Braves 4-1, avoid sweep

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Logan Webb allowed only two hits and one run in six innings, Evan Longoria drove in two runs with two hits and the San Francisco Giants beat Dallas Keuchel and the Atlanta Braves...

Gucci takes a kinky turn; Dolce&Gabbana give a jungle roar

MILAN (AP) — Fashion, according to Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, now is above all "a great platform. It has great power." Michele has used that platform during his 4½ y...

Taiwan police officer gets elderly woman to return home by buying all her flowers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An officer in Taoyuan City helped a 75-year-old woman selling magnolia flowers in the street late at night to return home early by buying up all the remaining flowers, acc...

Daylilies to remain in bloom in eastern Taiwan through Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The daylily blooms on Fuli Township's Lioushihdan Mountain (六十石山) and neighboring Chike Mountain (赤柯山) in Yuli Township along Hualien County’s Coastal Range are ...

Thursday's Major League Linescores

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