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Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London

Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London

LONDON — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it's a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion.
Unheard song from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury released

Unheard song from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury released

NEW YORK — Universal Music unveiled a previously unheard and unreleased song by the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. The record label announced the track, "Time Waits for No One," on Thursday.
Duke and Duchess of Sussex to start new foundation

Duke and Duchess of Sussex to start new foundation

LONDON — Kensington Palace says the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be starting their own foundation to support their charitable endeavours , formally spinning off from the entity Prince Harry and Prince William established together a decade ago.
Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

NEW YORK — The guru of a cult-like self-improvement group that attracted heiresses and Hollywood actresses was convicted Wednesday of turning his female devotees into his sex slaves through such means as shame, punishment and nude blackmail photos.
China says Interpol ex-president confesses to bribe taking

China says Interpol ex-president confesses to bribe taking

BEIJING — Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes and expressed regret for his crime, a Chinese court said Thursday. The No.
Homophobia study shows perception, reality "disconnect"

Homophobia study shows perception, reality "disconnect"

Researchers say a survey of players in the Australian Ice Hockey League shows homophobic language is often used but that an even higher percentage of competitors would make a gay player feel welcome.
Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday.