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NY dinner puts wealthy and homeless at same tables

Some well‑off Manhattan residents paid $100 each Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church, an...

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The vigilantes collared the short, pot‑bellied man at Cajamarca's teeming outdoor market and marched him to their storefront. He was a serial...

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Brazil's Capoeira, yurts, saunas make world heritage list

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US cruise liner taps into growing Southeast Asian market

US‑based Princess Cruises, the world's third largest cruise line, launched its first Singapore‑based service on Thursday in a move to tap...

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Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg is known for turning her signature wrap dress into a fashion...