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10 must-have handbags for fall

Happy National Handbag Day!  If you need an excuse to buy a new bag, today's your lucky day.        
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The dancer, who has also performed with Beyoncé, was last seen late Sunday night in NYC.        
Prepare yourself: You’re going to want one of these in every single color. We’ve been in love with E.L.F. cosmetics for awhile. Their products are great quality and often cost even less th
REGINA - Saskatchewan workers suffering psychological injuries — such as post-traumatic stress disorder — won't have to prove that it occurred on the job. The government has changed The Workers' Comp
Twenty years have passed since Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew divorced. But after all these years, there’s still one member of the royal family Fergie finds intimidating:&
The shops are flooded with Halloween merchandise, that dreaded clothing store has already put on the Christmas tunes, but Mid October means one thing to me -- It's the start of conference season! Ove
There’s enough feathery, lightweight jewelry on the market these days. Rashida Jones wanted something on the opposite end of the spectrum for her fine jewelry collection, launched in partnership w
Paul Beatty won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for fiction for his novel “The Sellout,” a dazzling written, wickedly funny satire of race set in South Los Angeles. Beatty is the first American to win t
Karen Elson advocated mixing up her friends from fashion, beauty and music at the Chateau Marmont on Thursday night, a concept that melded with the philosophy held by her new employer, Jo Malone L
Sam Faiers showed off her incredible figure in this red dress [Instagram] The mum of one posed for a selfie in a red dress with a perilously low neckline. And she confessed to feeling like Wh
Sabrina Carpenter has released her second album called 'EVOLution,' where she sings powerfully about love, pain and avoiding mediocrity. Carpenter talks about juggling her busy schedule and staying cr
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays the violent character "Negan" on "The Walking Dead" tells USA TODAY's Bill Keveney that a plan to carry puppies and bunnies at the season 7 premiere didn't happen becaus
For the family band Kings of Leon, one of the main factors in making decisions about their career is what will make their wives and children happy. The band talks about their new album, 'WALLS,' and p
New places to take that special someone for a big date night (with one that includes an elevator ride).
Justin Timberlake posted a selfie of him voting to encourage others to do the same. But actually, taking photos inside a voting booth is illegal, landing Timberlake in some hot water.   
The news behind the numbers.        
Bullies, be gone.  Khoudia Diop is a 19-year-old from Senegal who has faced bullying throughout her life simply because of the color of her skin.  “I was picked on by other kids, when
It may be more difficult than ever for people to navigate all the technology in cars that draw drivers’ eyes off the road, such as touch screens, voice activation software and music options.
Stephanie Davis showed off her baby bump in a stunning white dress [Stephanie Davis/Instagram] And the Celebrity Big Brother star left her fans impressed when she flaunted her bump in a stunni
To the tune of Ariana Grande and Twenty One Pilots...        
What's working, and what's not, six weeks in.        
First Deputy Chairperson of Ukraine’s Vekrhovna Rada and Ukrainian envoy for humanitarian issues at Minsk peace talks Iryna Gerashchenko announced at a UN Security Council meeting on Oct. 25, th
(Reuters) - Michelin awarded stars to 54 San Francisco-area restaurants in the 2017 edition of its eating guide on the City by the Bay that will be launched on Wednesday.
He's sparked a conversation on where ballot selfies are allowed.        
From 'Don't Breathe' to 'Ouija,' here are the must-see horror films now playing in theaters.        
For 10 years, Narayana Peesapaty toiled in obscurity on a simple invention: edible spoons, meant to replace their plastic equivalents. This spring a short video on his project went viral and now order
At the 'Elle' Women in Hollywood Awards, she talked about her start in the film industry.        
Wade Kawasaki fell in love with the muscle car in the 1970s. Then he discovered one for sale in a garage.
Syrian refugees in Turkey are being exploited by factories that supply popular western clothing chains, according to an explosive investigation broadcast Monday. The BBC’s “Panorama,
Rain thwarted Jeffrey Dean Morgan's 'Talking Dead' plan, but fans mostly cheered, anyway.        
More African-Americans tackle marathons, half-marathons and 5Ks, bucking overall participation trends.
SALMON AND STEELHEAD Cowlitz River – About the same as last week  – mainly salmon being caught at the barrier dam and steelhead/sea-run cutthroats at the trout hatchery. Last week Tacoma Power
Many parents want a hangout space for teens in their home that combines privacy with supervision.
A U.N. expert said countries must go beyond simply ensuring their people the minimum requirements needed for survival       

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Forensic police examine Australian theme park ride that killed four

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Forensic police were examining a river rapids ride at Australia's biggest theme park on Wednesday after four people were killed when it apparently malfunctioned, throwing two people
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Economic gender parity nearly two centuries off, WEF finds

ZURICH (Reuters) - Progress in closing the global workplace gender gap is slowing dramatically, according to a World Economic Forum study, with a notable exception in Rwanda, a country still emerging
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Rebecca Hall and the makers of 'Christine' explore a real-life tragedy

No one will ever know what drove Florida newscaster Christine Chubbuck to shoot herself in the head on live television in July 1974. Whether fueled by mental illness, anguish over personal issues,
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A spooky 'Midsummer Night's Dream,' just in time for Halloween

Independent Shakespeare Co., the group behind the popular Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, has taken “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” indoors, which might seem strange given that most of the pl
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Will Justin Timberlake's get-out-the-vote selfie get him in legal hot water?

Justin Timberlake is getting a little more attention than he bargained for when he posted a selfie as he voted in Tennessee and encouraged people to vote early in the upcoming election. Turns out
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Even Tom Hanks' star power won't be enough to light up Sony's 'Inferno'

Ron Howard’s “Inferno,” which sees Tom Hanks resuming his role as a globe-trotting professor, should top the box office charts this weekend as the sole new release in theaters. But a No. 1 opening
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11 scary movies for Halloween

Members of The Seattle Times staff share their favorite horror movies. Of course, “Psycho” makes the list.
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White House weighing whether greenhouse gas deal needs Senate approval

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Obama administration is evaluating whether an international agreement reached earlier this month to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners
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Trump asks team to trim back transition efforts, focus on race: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trailing in opinion polls, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has asked his campaign to cut back on work identifying candidates for key jobs in his would-be administrati
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Ex-Oppenheimer adviser pleads guilty to U.S. insider trading charges

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John Lewis graduate trainee is made the store’s first female MD

Paula Nickolds, who joined the partnership in 1994, will hold one of the most powerful and coveted jobs in British retail when she takes the helm of the department store chain in January.
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Buying a Home in 2017? 7 Steps You Must Take Now

If you’re thinking about buying a home in 2017, October to December is the perfect time to “warm up” for the house hunt so you can hit the ground running in the new year. And whether you’re looking in
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Why This Retirement Adviser Doesn't Plan To Retire

Retirement adviser Scott Hanson explains why he probably won't retire and why you might not want to either
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Obamacare Premiums Increase 25%: Is The "Death Spiral" Here?

The Obama administration confirmed this week that marketplace premiums willincrease and consumers will have fewer choices.The midlevel benchmark plan will increase its premium by an average of 25%. Ap
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Where Not To Die In 2017

Nine states are ushering in death tax changes for 2017, and they’re all changes that lessen the tax bite.
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Consumer confidence tumbles in October. Is the election to blame?

Uncertainty over the presidential election was among the factors cited by some economists        
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How much does your baby really cost?

We spoke to experts to compare the costs of old-school baby-rearing vs. more modern ways of paying for your infant.        
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Chipotle Q3 income plummets as food safety issues take toll

Chipotle reports third quarter earnings        
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