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Romania auction of Ceausescu memorabilia raises $55,000

Bidders in Romania have spent 50,000 euros ($55,000) buying Communist memorabilia in an auction that included items belonging to the late Romanian...

Home Depot confirms data breach at US and Canada stores

Home improvement retailer Home Depot on Monday confirmed its payment systems were breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at its US...

Painting bought for 50 cents in Indiana going up for auction

A painting that cost a man 50 cents could now be worth thousands.

Britney Spears launches line of intimates and loungewear

The 32-year‑old popstar is partnering with Danish lingerie label Change on a new line of intimates set to launch September 3 in New York City, with...

Most valuable private collection of US coins up for auction

A private collection of more than 650 rare American coins is set to be auctioned in a series of seven sales that could bring $200 million. The D. Brent...

Art, fine wine: Thai auction puts police corruption on view

At a military base outside Bangkok, soldiers stand guard over Buddha statues, showcases of Rolex watches and some very expensive French wine — a...

Prince William evokes Diana memories on Japan tsunami trip

Britain's Prince William is spending the latter half of his four‑day stay in Japan, starting Saturday, in the country's...

Heightened Mall Security After Vague Threats

Security at the Mall of America has put measures in place after hearing about a video purportedly made by al‑Qaida‑linked rebels that urges...