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Beauty, social media power Kardashian sister to fashion fame

By harnessing her natural beauty to the phenomenal power of social media, Kendall Jenner (front) is rapidly emerging as the most prominent of a new generation of supermodelsHer 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.



Deal divides billions in closed nuke plant's costs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Consumers will get refunds and credits of about $1.4 billion, but also pay about $3.3 billion, under a settlement approved Thursday on costs stemming from the premature closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Ken Velie clears snow from his driveway on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Lancaster, N.Y. Lake-effect snow pummeled areas around Buffalo for a second straight day, leaving residents stuck in their homes as officials tried to clear massive snow mounds with another storm looming. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)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.



Rio merchandise sales aim to reach $400 million

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of licensing for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro says merchandise sales could reach 1 billion reals ($400 million).
Prosecutors dismiss 1975 murder charges against 3

This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Wiley Bridgeman. The Cuyahoga County prosecutor’s office has filed a motion dismissing aggravated murder cases against three men falsely accused of killing a businessman outside a corner store in Cleveland in 1975. Fifty-seven-year-old Ricky Jackson, 60-year-old Bridgeman and his brother, 57-year-old Ronnie Bridgeman, were sentenced to death during separate trials in 1975 for the slaying of Herman Franks. Their convictions were based solely on the testimony of a 13-year-old boy who in 2013 recanted and said he was coerced and threatened by Cleveland police detectives.(AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections)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.





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