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Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg

Aug. 22, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining, and the Oakland Raiders earned a bizarre 22-21 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers Thursday night on a field that was shortened to 80 yards over concerns about player safety. End zones were marked by...

Packers-Raiders game being played on 80-yard field

Aug. 22, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers are playing their exhibition game in Canada on a shortened field out of concern for the safety of the players. The game in Winnipeg on Thursday night is being played on an 80-yard field with the goal lines starting at the 10-yard lines and...

Annie Park leads CP Women's Open; Brooke Henderson 1 back

Aug. 22, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

AURORA, Ontario (AP) — Annie Park shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the CP Women's Open. Defending champion Brooke Henderson and fellow Canadian Anne-Catherine Tanguay were one shot back along with top-ranked Jin Young Ko, Pajaree Anannarukarn and Nicole Broch...

Man accused in 1987 Canada abduction pleads guilty in US

Aug. 22, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Canadian man who authorities say abducted his toddler son in Toronto in 1987 and lived on the lam for 31 years pleaded guilty Thursday to a U.S. charge in Connecticut. Allan Mann Jr. admitted to a federal judge in New Haven that he provided false information about his identity to...

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China

Aug. 22, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that President Donald Trump brought up China's detainment of Canadians directly with China's president and said the Trump administration is working "diligently" to return them to Canada. Pompeo made the remarks during a trip to Ottawa for...

Muncy's homer in 10th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 2-1

Aug. 22, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tied in extra innings at home, the Los Angeles Dodgers always expect to win. "Who it's going to be is always a question," manager Dave Roberts said. It was Max Muncy's turn. Frustrated after striking out in his first two at-bats, Muncy homered in the bottom of the 10th to lift the...

Tropical storm forms off Mexico, 2nd fades in NAtlantic

Aug. 21, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Ivo formed Wednesday off the southwestern coast of Mexico but was not forecast to pose a threat of landfall. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Ivo was expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Friday but remain well clear of the coast. The storm had maximum...

Ties to China shape cautious reaction to Hong Kong protests

Aug. 21, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

For Canada and the European Union, they are a "situation." For President Donald Trump, a potential stumbling block in ongoing trade disputes. And for South Korea, an issue to be monitored. With the notable exception of Taiwan, cautious comments from the few governments willing to speak out on the ongoing protests...

Pence steps up pressure for trade deal with Mexico, Canada

Aug. 21, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence stepped up pressure on Congress to support the Trump administration's new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, taking his pitch Wednesday to a congressional swing district in New Mexico. Speaking to a crowd at an oilfield services company in the Permian basin...

Forward Colin White signs six-year deal with Ottawa Senators

Aug. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

OTTAWA (AP) — The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Colin White to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.75 million. White had 14 goals and 27 assists in 71 games last year in his first full season in the NHL, his 41 points fifth best among rookies. The 21st overall pick in 2015, White...