Her elder half-sister Kim Kardashian may have tried to "break the Internet" with a provocative nude photo shoot last week, but Kendall Jenner is taking a more conventional route to fame and fortune. Yet by harnessing her natural beauty to the phenomenal power of social media -- where her followers are counted in the tens of millions -- Jenner is firmly on course to outstrip even her sister for stardom, rapidly emerging as the most prominent of a new generation of supermodels. Jenner's meteoric modeling rise was crowned this week by confirmation that she is to become the new face of beauty giant Estee Lauder, a golden ticket guaranteed to elevate her burgeoning profile to another stratosphere. "Cosmetics contracts are rare, coveted jobs in the modeling world," explained Sara Ziff, founder of the Model Alliance union.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A new blast of lake-effect snow roared through western New York with thunder and lightning on Thursday, raising to nearly 6 feet the three-day total in parts of the Buffalo area before pummeling already buried towns to the south with the threat of 1 to 3 feet more.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The county prosecutor's office in Cleveland has filed a motion dismissing aggravated murder cases against three men falsely accused of killing a businessman outside a corner store in 1975.