FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, a model wears a creation as part of the Gucci women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy. Gucci, which designed this face warmer, reminiscent of blackface prompted an instant backlash from the public and forced the company to apologize publicly on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
February 12, 2019 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gucci's creative director broke his silence Tuesday over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface, saying racism was never his intention. Alessandro Michele, a design force at the Italian fashion house, lamented in a letter to employees both his own pain and "that of the people who...
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February 12, 2019 - 10:02 am
Amazon is responding to opposition to its Queens deal by weighing its options, and for places like New Jersey and Connecticut, that means a chance to make their case once again.
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FILE- In this July 30, 1996, file photo, a woman pushes a shopping cart over a graphic of Toys R Us mascot Geoffrey the giraffe at the Toys R Us store in Raritan, N.J. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Inc., is exploring freestanding stores, shops within existing stores as well as e-commerce. Tru Kids, owned by former investors of Toys R Us, will manage the Toys R Us, Babies R Us and Geoffrey brands.s. (AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer, File)
February 11, 2019 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us fans in the U.S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form by this holiday season. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Brands, told The Associated Press he and his team are still working on the details, but...
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February 10, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Westchester County Executive George Latimer is laying out a plan that he says will bring the county back into good financial shape without raising property taxes.
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Anti-Amazon Gianaris Van Bramer
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February 09, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Anti-Amazon activists tried to spread the word in Queens Saturday that the e-commerce giant is bad for business in the borough.
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February 08, 2019 - 6:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life. Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said Thursday evening the...
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Samsung's Family Hub refrigerator
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February 07, 2019 - 4:09 pm
Samsung's Family Hub refrigerator now works with a special smartphone app to match you up with potential dates.
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Apple FaceTime
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February 07, 2019 - 3:39 pm
The repair is included in the latest version of Apple's iOS 12 system, which became available to install Thursday.
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Wedding Cake From Costco Is 5 Tiers of Cheese Wheels
February 07, 2019 - 11:15 am
If a traditional cake is not what newlyweds want this massive tower of cheese wheels may be the perfect reception replacement.
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Gucci Blackface Sweater
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February 07, 2019 - 9:14 am
It was the latest case of a fashion house having to apologize for cultural or racial insensitivity — and further evidence that Italy in particular has a wretched record with racial insensitivity staining everything from fashion to soccer to politics.
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