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Miller scores twice, Canucks beat Red Wings 5-1

Oct. 16, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller had a pair of goals and Elias Pettersson and Alex Edler each had a goal and a two assists as the Vancouver Canucks used a potent power play to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Tuesday night. Troy Stecher also had a goal and Brock Boeser finished with three...

AP FACT CHECK: Dems debate on guns, Syria, health care

Oct. 16, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process. Several gave an iffy explanation of why they're not swinging behind a bold proposal to make people turn over their assault-style weapons. Sloppiness also...

Izzo welcomes expectations for 1 of top Michigan State teams

Oct. 15, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo's 25th team at Michigan State might be one of his best. All-America guard Cassius Winston is one of four returning starters from last season's team that won the Big Ten title and advanced to the Final Four. Izzo has another quartet of players with some experience along...

Patricia says Lions 'turning the page'

Oct. 15, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Patricia was diplomatic, pointing out the obvious: Yes, there were a handful of ways the Detroit Lions could have played better at Green Bay. Then Patricia was asked what he'd say to Detroit fans who are still fuming over some questionable calls that cost the Lions dearly toward the end...

Lions latest victims of NFL's flag football problem

Oct. 15, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers' 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers. The first one came with about 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter and Detroit comfortably ahead...

No. 23 Iowa tries to spark offense after 2 straight losses

Oct. 15, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alaric Jackson knows Iowa's problems on offense are frustrating. Jackson, the junior left tackle on the No. 23 Hawkeyes' offensive line, wasn't about to point fingers Tuesday. He knows there is plenty of blame to go around and figures there are ways to solve things. "Just be a team....

Judge blocks Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Oct. 15, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge temporarily blocked the state's weeks-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, saying it may force adults to return to smoking more harmful tobacco products and has irreparably hurt vaping businesses. Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens put the prohibition on hold...

The Latest: Michigan governor vows to appeal e-cig ruling

Oct. 15, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan's ban on flavored electronic cigarettes (all times local): 5:21 p.m. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she will appeal a judge's decision to block enforcement of the state's new ban on flavored electronic cigarettes. The Democrat issued a statement Tuesday...

Man shocked by Michigan police stun gun falls on knife, dies

Oct. 15, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

MARION, Mich. (AP) — Police say a man fell onto a large knife and died after a police officer shocked him with a stun gun in northwestern Michigan. State police say 29-year-old Calvin James Schwab died Friday in Marion, about 155 miles (250 kilometers) northwest of Detroit. Police said Monday that a woman...

End in sight? GM CEO Barra joins talks with striking union

Oct. 15, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories. Barra and GM President Mark Reuss were in the bargaining room early Tuesday,...