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Another Blow: New York Fashion Week loses Mercedes-Benz Sponsor

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It’s just one thing after another for NYFW lately. Only a couple of months ago they lost Lincoln Center as home base because of damage and violations to properties… now Mercedes-Benz wants out too. IMG, which owns Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, plans to move the event downtown. But the second, and bigger shock is that the media company plans to merge with Made Fashion Week, a rival to Mercedes-Benz event. The iconic car company has pulled out as title sponsor, which means there will be no more Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week which is unimaginable. IMG will still continue sponsoring fashion more internationally but not belonging to a sole sponsor. Made Fashion Week is more downtown and a lot of designers are attracted to the more hip and younger ambiance. So February’s show will be the last of the brand as we know it. Let’s see what designers might possibly show up for the last bow.

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Human Chain During Hurricane Harvey Saves Elderly and Goes Viral

Tropical storm Hurricane Harvey has left thousands of Texas residents homeless. Roads became flooded making them dangerous and unsafe. In Houston, people even created a human chain to compensate for the absence of a rope needed to pull an elderly man trapped inside his car. Tremendous downpour during the tropical storm left a lot of streets flooded. A local elderly...

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Indonesian Slum Transformed into Rainbow Wonderland Through Paint

A splash of color has changed the slums of Indonesia’s Kampung Pelangi village into a Rainbow Village — and burgeoning tourist attraction. The small neighborhood, consisting of over 300 crumbling homes packed closely together, have been an eyesore for a long time now. Other residents in the village often avoid the area if they can. Slamet Widodo, a local teacher, then proposed a...

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Chemical Attack Victim, Kassem Eid Slams CNN Anchor

Kassem Eid was among the survivors of 2013 chemical attack in Syria, which is popularly known as the Ghouta chemical attack that killed around 1,700 people and injured over 3,500. On April 8, Kassem Eid was being interviewed by CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin. At first, Eid spoke about how happy he was, knowing that Trump has acted upon the bombings...

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