Bridgegate: Christie says he never knew, others say he did
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) ? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has maintained for three years that he didn't know anything about the George Washington Bridge lane closures either before they happened or while they were going on.
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Apple results weigh on Wall Street; oil cuts some losses
Apple's results weighed on U.S. equities on Wednesday after the technology giant posted its first annual revenue decline since 2001, offsetting a boost from Boeing's strong profit, while oil prices recovered from steep early losses. Shares of Apple, the world's most valuable public company, fell as much as 3.7 percent - set for their worst day in six months - after the company said sales of its flagship iPhones fell for the third quarter in a row. "The earnings season, on balance, has been much better than expected, said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Equity Capital Markets.
Islamic State holds up Iraqi army south of Mosul
By Babak Dehghanpisheh and Maher Chmaytelli QAYYARA/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters on Wednesday kept up their fierce defense of the southern approaches to Mosul, which has held up Iraqi troops on the southern front and forced an elite army unit east of the city to put its more rapid advance on hold. Ten days into what is expected to be the biggest ground offensive in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion of 2003, army and federal police units aim to dislodge the militants from villages in the region of Shora, 30 km (20 miles) south of Mosul. The frontlines in other areas have moved much closer to the edges of the city, the last major stronghold under control of the militants in Iraq, who have held it since 2014.
Police: Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) ? An Oklahoma man who has been on the run since Sunday, wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings, likely intends to attack several people linked to a sexual assault case against him, authorities said Wednesday.
New Zealand beat India by 19 runs in 4th ODI
Ranchi (India) (AFP) - Fast bowlers Tim Southee and James Neesham ran through India's middle order to help New Zealand to a 19-run series-levelling win in the fourth one-day international in Ranchi on Wednesday.
US, Israel condemn new UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem
PARIS (AP) ? UNESCO's World Heritage Committee on Wednesday approved a new resolution on the status of conservation of the Old City of Jerusalem, infuriating Israel which says the document's wording denies Judaism's deep ties to the holy site Temple Mount. The move also drew an angry condemnation from the United States, which called it "inflammatory."
Pentagon chief suspends reimbursement for enlistment bonuses
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Facing a public outcry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday ordered the Pentagon to suspend its effort to seek repayments of enlistment bonuses given to thousands of California National Guard members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Homeless advocates, Democrats appeal Ohio voting rulesWASHINGTON (AP) ? Advocates for the homeless and the Ohio Democratic Party filed a longshot appeal with the Supreme Court on Wednesday, asking the justices to block election rules that could disqualify thousands of absentee and provisional ballots because of minor mistakes or omissions.