Designer Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86The news of Sonia's death was later confirmed by her 60-year-old daughter Nathalie Rykiel, the artistic director of the brand. The Sonia Rykiel manifesto was that she wanted "women to be eccentric, seductive, mysterious, and to create their own style".
American boxer Shields wears two golds around her neckShields, 21, who grew up in Flint, Mich., also beat Fontijin back in May to win her second consecutive world championship. First gold for US boxers in Rio, first medal for the U.S.in marathon since 2004 and an epic volleyball comeback.
23 August 2016
Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'An ABC News/Washington Post poll this month showed Trump with just 2% of support among black voters. On Saturday, he assured supporters at a rally in Virginia that he and the GOP are up to the task.
Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of childrenISIS has not claimed that attack officially, but Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed them, reports The Guardian . Human Rights groups and UNICEF report a dramatic increase in Boko Haram's use of children as suicide bombers.
27 August 2016
U.S. slams European Union tax avoidance crackdownJP Morgan , an investment banker for Apple, has said the company could face a bill for $19bn (£14.3bn) in a worst-case scenario. In 2015, the commission ruled that Fiat (NYSE: FCAU ) and Starbucks were given "sweetheart tax deals" in the Netherlands.
Colombia, leftist rebels putting final touches on peace dealHis party, Colombia's main opposition group, announced earlier this month it would back a "no" vote in the plebiscite. Most of the abuses have allegedly been committed by right-wing paramilitary militias.