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Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

MADRID — Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the charges.
May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball's in UK's court

May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball's in UK's court

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a rescue mission for her ailing Brexit deal Friday, after the European Union rebuffed her request to sweeten the divorce agreement so she can win over hostile lawmakers at home.
GM working to retrain employees affected by Oshawa plant closure

GM working to retrain employees affected by Oshawa plant closure

OSHAWA, Ont. — General Motors of Canada Co.
Statistics Canada reports key debt ratio ticked higher in third quarter

Statistics Canada reports key debt ratio ticked higher in third quarter

OTTAWA — The amount Canadians owe relative to their income ticked higher in the third quarter even as the pace of borrowing continued to slow.
Canada Goose delays Beijing store opening because of construction

Canada Goose delays Beijing store opening because of construction

TORONTO — Canada Goose Inc. says the opening of its Beijing store has been delayed. The Toronto-based luxury parka maker says in a statement to The Canadian Press that the delay is due to ongoing construction.
Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

WASHINGTON — In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signalled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle
US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset by lower gasoline prices.

Oxford Properties acquires portfolio of office properties in Australia

TORONTO — Oxford Properties Group has acquired the Investa Office Fund, a portfolio of 19 properties in Australia, for $3.3 billion. The deal includes office buildings in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra.
CBS settled with Dushku over 'Bull' star's sexual comments

CBS settled with Dushku over 'Bull' star's sexual comments

LOS ANGELES — CBS reached a $9.
Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga.
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