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Struggling Victoria's Secret sold as women demand comfort

Struggling Victoria's Secret sold as women demand comfort

NEW YORK — Victoria's Secret, which once defined sexy with its leggy supermodels in their lacy bras and oversized angel wings, has a new owner.
1 trillion euros: EU leaders get into big fight over budget

1 trillion euros: EU leaders get into big fight over budget

BRUSSELS — European leaders argued into the early hours of Friday about how to spend and share some 1 trillion euros ($1.1 trillion) over the next seven years.

'Black in Space' looks at final frontier of civil rights

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In 1959, Ronald Erwin McNair walked into a South Carolina library. The 9-year-old aspiring astronaut wanted to check out a calculus book, but a librarian threatened to call the police if he didn't leave. McNair was black.
A diminished Victoria's Secret sold as women look elsewhere

A diminished Victoria's Secret sold as women look elsewhere

NEW YORK — Victoria's Secret, which once defined sexy with its leggy supermodels prancing around in their bras and oversized angel wings, is being sold as women increasingly look for styles that more realistically fit their body types.
Irony prevails at Benetton, transparent femininity at Prada

Irony prevails at Benetton, transparent femininity at Prada

MILAN — The frills are on at Milan Fashion Week, where “pretty” is womenswear watchword of the next cold weather season.
P.G. Bowl final goes Friday

P.G. Bowl final goes Friday

If you don't count the preseason, this has been a perfect high school football season for the Nechako Valley Vikings.
Columbine killer's mother: The greatest mercy I could pray for was . . . for his death.

Columbine killer's mother: The greatest mercy I could pray for was . . . for his death.

NEW YORK - "The terror and total disbelief are overwhelming. The sorrow of losing my son, the shame of what he has done, the fear of the world's hate. There is no respite from the agony." Imagine the worst thing that can happen to a parent.
Debates inform choices

Debates inform choices

As promised I thought I would take this week to comment on the election debate that I had the pleasure to moderate.
Cougars offence comes up short

Cougars offence comes up short

The Prince George Cougars are still looking for a magic elixir to cure their goal-scoring woes.

Alaska delegation concerned over B.C. mining rules

B.C.'s push to develop mines in its shared watersheds with Alaska is under increasing scrutiny from the American side of the border. Concerns over multiple proposed metal mines near the southeast Alaska border has drawn Alaska's Lt. Gov.