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Attorney: Rapper 6ix9ine innocent of racketeering charges

Attorney: Rapper 6ix9ine innocent of racketeering charges

NEW YORK — The defence attorney for Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says his client is "completely innocent" of federal racketeering and firearms charges.
Oil plunge could help US consumers, some emerging markets

Oil plunge could help US consumers, some emerging markets

FRANKFURT — Holiday shoppers should enjoy more spending power thanks to the recent sharp drop in oil prices, though cheaper energy could also weigh on the U.S. economy by dampening investment in shale oil production.
British, EU leaders meet as Brexit deadline looms

British, EU leaders meet as Brexit deadline looms

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday that rejecting her divorce deal with the European Union would mean uncertainty and division, before a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to
Roberts raps Trump for 'Obama judge' comment

Roberts raps Trump for 'Obama judge' comment

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts is pushing back against President Donald Trump for his description of a judge who ruled against Trump's migrant asylum policy as an "Obama judge.
Trump's Mar-A-Lago: Mixing work, business, pleasure

Trump's Mar-A-Lago: Mixing work, business, pleasure

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump is back in his comfort zone at the "winter White House.

Poland moves to reinstate retired judges to Supreme Court

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's parliament passed legislation Wednesday to reinstate Supreme Court judges who were recently forced to retire, a step that could significantly ease a standoff with the European Union.
Light rain falling in N California could hurt search effort

Light rain falling in N California could hurt search effort

CHICO, Calif. — Light rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews fighting a deadly wildfire while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover the remains of those killed.
American killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

American killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

NEW DELHI — An American adventurer was killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to shoot at outsiders with bows and arrows, police said Wednesday.
US durable goods orders fall 4.4 per cent in October

US durable goods orders fall 4.4 per cent in October

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods fell by the largest amount in 15 months with a key category that tracks business investment showing weakness for the third consecutive month.

Children end effort to contest Glen Campbell's wills

NASHVILLE — Three of country singer Glen Campbell's children have dropped their fight to contest the validity of two wills that exclude them from any inheritance. The Tennessean reported the siblings agreed on Monday to dismiss their complaint.