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Canada launches pilot program to accept N. Korean refugees

Oct. 26, 2021 06:29 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Toronto-based human rights organization says it is launching a private sponsorship program to resettle North Korean refugees in Canada, which will become the third country after South Korea and the U.S. to accept North Koreans. Sean Chung,...

Oshie's hat trick lifts Capitals over Senators, 7-5

Oct. 25, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — T.J. Oshie picked up his fifth career hat trick as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 7-5 on Monday night. Alex Ovechkin extended his point streak to six games with his sixth and seventh goals of the season for Washington. Nick...

Fillier scores 2, Canada beats US again in women's hockey

Oct. 25, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Amanda Kessel isn't panicking after the United States women's hockey team opened its pre-Olympic series with two straight losses to rival Canada. “This is the best that I think our team has felt,” said Kessel, who scored the tying goal as the...

DeRozan has 26, Bulls beat Raptors for 4th straight win

Oct. 25, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan took control in the fourth quarter, something he's done plenty of times in Toronto. DeRozan scored 26 points against his former team, including 11 in the final period, Zach LaVine had 22 points and the Chicago Bulls opened a season with four...

Andersen stops former team, streaking Hurricanes beat Leafs

Oct. 25, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 24 saves against his former team and the unbeaten Carolina Hurricanes matched the best five-game start in franchise history by defeating the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Monday night. Sebastian Aho, Steven Lorentz and...

Mangiapane scores 2 goals to help Flames beat Rangers 5-1

Oct. 25, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice and the Calgary Flames beat the New York Rangers 5-1 on Monday night for their third straight win. Blake Coleman and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist, and Christopher Tanev also scored for Calgary. Johnny...

Panthers stay unbeaten, beat Coyotes 5-3 to move to 6-0

Oct. 25, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla.- (AP) — Frank Vatrano and Joe Thornton each scored their first goals of the season and the Florida Panthers stretched their unbeaten streak to six games with a 5-3 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. Anthony Duclair, Jonathan...

A capsule look at World Series between Braves and Astros

Oct. 25, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Tuesday, at Houston, 8:09 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Wednesday, at Houston, 8:09 p.m. (Fox); Game 3, Friday, at Atlanta,...

Fallen shipping containers bobbing along Vancouver Island

Oct. 25, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Maritime workers are waiting for calmer weather before they can retrieve some 35 containers that have been drifting near the Strait of Juan de Fuca for the past several days, the Canadian Coast Guard said Monday. The containers are drifting parallel to...

World set to miss goal of $100B climate aid pledged to poor

Oct. 25, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A target for rich countries to provide poor nations with $100 billion in aid each year to tackle global warming will be missed, dealing a blow to the upcoming U.N. climate talks in Glasgow. Senior officials from Britain, Canada and Germany, who had hoped...