AP, AAP, AFP, ABC, Reuters, Bloomberg

Social networks make push as shopping destinations



Keep up-to-date via social media


Backlash cancels auction of Japanese internment camp items

Protests by Japanese‑American groups have led an East Coast auction house to cancel a sale of 450 photos and artifacts from World War II internment...

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...

Giacometti sculpture poised to set auction record

A rare life‑size sculpture by Alberto Giacometti could set a record next month at auction where it's estimated to bring $130 million. "Pointing...

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...

APNewsBreak: Ex-Clippers owner's wife victorious in lawsuit

The wife of former Clippers owner Donald Sterling is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts, a judge ruled Tuesday. Judge Richard...

Don McLean's 'American Pie' brings $1.2M at auction

Singer‑songwriter Don McLean's original manuscript and notes to "American Pie" sold at auction Tuesday for $1.2 million. McLean offered his...

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...

Painting bought for 50 cents in Indiana going up for auction

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