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Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert

Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Mariah Carey, one of the world's most celebrated artists, is performing in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for the first time, but there's a growing chorus of Saudi women calling on her to cancel the concert to show support for

China must treat detained Canadians fairly: NATO chief

BUCHAREST, Romania — NATO's chief is calling on China to treat two Canadians detained in the country "fairly and with due process.
China must treat detained Canadians fairly: NATO chief

China must treat detained Canadians fairly: NATO chief

BUCHAREST, Romania — NATO's chief is calling on China to treat two Canadians detained in the country "fairly and with due process.
Australian rugby league team proud of Huawei sponsorship

Australian rugby league team proud of Huawei sponsorship

CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian rugby league team wants to continue Huawei's longest-ever sports sponsorship despite the Chinese communication giant's ban from Australia's 5G networks and legal wrangle with the United States.
Asia shares mostly higher on upbeat China factory data

Asia shares mostly higher on upbeat China factory data

BANGKOK — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers showed factory activity improved slightly in December. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 1.1 per cent to 20,773.
Parole recommended for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

Parole recommended for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

LOS ANGELES — A California panel on Wednesday recommended that Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten be paroled after serving more than four decades in prison.
Police: Photos soon of people of interest in attack on actor

Police: Photos soon of people of interest in attack on actor

CHICAGO — Detectives reviewed surveillance footage of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett walking to his downtown Chicago apartment, but so far none of the video shows him being attacked by two masked men, although investigators have obtained images of pe
Judge: PG&E put profits over wildfire safety

Judge: PG&E put profits over wildfire safety

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. judge berated Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.
'Good Fight' season 3 resumes Trump-era stories, with tunes

'Good Fight' season 3 resumes Trump-era stories, with tunes

PASADENA, Calif. — "The Good Fight" will be musical as well as combative in its third season.
Polar blast envelops Midwest, strains aging infrastructure

Polar blast envelops Midwest, strains aging infrastructure

CHICAGO — A blast of polar air enveloped much of the Midwest on Wednesday, cracking train rails, breaking water pipes and straining electrical systems with some of the lowest temperatures in a generation.