Mexico City bans use of models at city events

MEXICO CITY (AP) — They've long been an unmissable part of public events in Mexico, from soccer matches to trade fairs: attractive women hired to be greeters or simply as eye candy, sometimes scantily...

Four Taiwanese women arrested for working as hostesses in Guam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four Taiwanese women who came to Guam on tourist visas have been arrested for working illegally in a bar as hostesses, reported the Pacific Daily News.  The four Taiwan...

Women back on the grid at Monaco GP, but in a different role

MONACO (AP) — Women will make a return of sorts to the Formula One grid at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, although not in the previous "grid girls" role now discarded. Instead of ...

AP PHOTOS: From flags to carpets, red rules Chinese politics

Come to any event at the Great Hall of the People in the heart of Beijing, and you're bound to see red. As the hulking venue for official pomp and ceremony hosts the annual meeting o...

Internal probe finds misconduct within Bono's advocacy group

WASHINGTON (AP) — The One Campaign, an advocacy organization co-founded by Bono of the rock band U2, is acknowledging "an institutional failure" after an internal investigation revealed a pattern of a...

#MeToo's global impact: Big in some places, scanty in others

Thanks to the vast reach of social media and the prevalence of sexual misconduct in virtually every society, the #MeToo movement has proven itself a genuinely global phenomenon. Yet its impact varies ...

The Latest: Hospital to return UK charity money

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on reports of sexual harassment of women at an event in London (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Britain's Great Ormond Street Hospital says it...

Backlash following harassment reports at UK charity dinner

LONDON (AP) — Senior women in Britain's Parliament are demanding tougher laws against harassment after a Financial Times investigation found that women were groped at a men's only charity gala attende...

Passengers describe terror aboard Indonesia AirAsia flight

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks droppi...

Netizens search for brothels busted by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan's TV news stations and websites broadcast a major crackdown on all hotels, KTV bars and such shady establishments operated by the United Bamboo Gang (Bamboo Union...

Bakelants apologizes 'inappropriate' hostess comments

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Tour de France rider Jan Bakelants has apologized for "inappropriate" comments about female hostesses at the race's daily award ceremonies, saying he was trying to be funny...

AP PHOTOS: Colors from the French Open

PARIS (AP) — The distinctive red clay. The quintessentially Parisian style. The French Open. Not only is the tennis tournament at Roland Garros the zenith of the clay-court season, b...

Over 600 KTV hostesses recruited to swell KMT's ranks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the battle for the Kuomintang (KMT) chairmanship heats up, the China Times reported on Tuesday that a high level party official paid for over 600 hostesses fr...

Ex-Playboy executive Victor Lownes dies at 88

LONDON (AP) — Victor Lownes, a former executive of Playboy who helped forge the brand's hedonistic ethos and put much of the swing into the "Swinging London" era, has died at 88. Fri...

Social Media Celebrity Pet Manny the Frenchie Offers a Sneak Peek at PetSmart’s Holiday Collection

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2016--In addition to being one of the most adorable pets on social media, Manny the Frenchie loves a good gift exchange, especially when it comes to the holidays, so ...