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Northern California man accused of aiding Canadian fugitive

Dec. 11, 2019 4:56 PM EST

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man had been hiding one of British Columbia’s most wanted fugitives in a 2008 killing prior to his violent arrest, authorities said Wednesday. Butte County sheriff’s deputies said Sam Koh, 40, of Gridley, harbored Brandon Teixeira, 28, in the days...

Wild defenseman Spurgeon 10 seasons into size-defying career

Dec. 11, 2019 4:01 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenseman. There was no going back for Spurgeon, even though he hasn't grown much bigger since then. Minnesota's 5-foot-9, 167-pound stalwart on the...

Adam Sandler on plunging into the Safdies' 'Uncut Gems'

Dec. 11, 2019 2:40 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Adam Sandler was waiting to be thrown into a midtown fountain on Sixth Avenue for a scene in Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Uncut Gems” when he noticed a familiar face on the sidewalk. The Safdies like to capture as much authentic New York energy as possible in their films and...

Kawhi Leonard expects mixed reception in return to Toronto

Dec. 11, 2019 12:33 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard expects to hear a mix of cheers and boos when he faces the Toronto Raptors for the first time since helping them win the NBA Finals. Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers make their lone trip north of the border Wednesday to play Toronto. The three-time All-Star and two-time...

Democrats agree to North America trade pact: What's in it?

Dec. 11, 2019 12:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of political wrangling, House Democrats agreed Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s revamped version of a 25-year-old North American free trade agreement. But they pried some concessions out of the Trump administration before saying they’d go along....

Mexican citizen pleads guilty to smuggling people into US

Dec. 11, 2019 12:12 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Mexican citizen has pleaded guilty to smuggling people into the United States through Canada for compensation. Josue Bermudez-Lopez, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday to transportation of illegal aliens and being in the country illegally. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls...

Remembrance ceremony planned at relocated Gander Memorial

Dec. 11, 2019 4:36 AM EST

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division will host its first remembrance service at the recently relocated Gander Memorial. The ceremony for 248 soldiers and eight crew members killed 34 years ago in a plane crash will be held Thursday at the U.S. Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line,...

Tavares has 3-point game, Toronto beats Vancouver 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 2:53 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — John Tavares provided the bulk of the offense, yet it was goaltender Frederik Andersen who was the difference for Toronto against Vancouver. Tavares had two goals and an assist and the Maple Leafs snapped Vancouver’s two-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over...

Aho scores twice, Hurricanes double up Oilers 6-3

Dec. 11, 2019 1:30 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It wasn’t an ideal win, yet the Carolina Hurricanes will take it. Sebastian Aho scored two goals and the Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Tuesday night. Carolina jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first, let the Oilers pull even, then restored the three-goal...

Flames' win streak at 6 games with 5-2 win over Coyotes

Dec. 11, 2019 12:31 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — An early-season coaching change could have derailed Calgary's entire season. Instead, it seems to have revitalized the Flames. Even on the second game of a back-to-back, there's no slowing them down. Sean Monahan scored for the fourth straight game, Cam Talbot stopped 46 shots and...