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New England Revolution's Henry Kessler, center, celebrates with teammate Lee Nguyen, right, after scoring in the first half of an MLS soccer match as Montreal Impact's Emanuel Maciel (25) steps away, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Kessler gets first MLS goal, Revolution cruise by Impact 3-1

Sep. 23, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rookie Henry Kessler scored his first MLS goal and the New England Revolution beat the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Wednesday night. New England (4-3-6) won for the first time this season at Gillette Stadium. Montreal (5-7-1) lost its third straight match, getting outscored 10-3, but...

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020, file photo, Elton John performs

Elton John announces new North American dates for final tour

Sep. 23, 2020 9:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After postponing several shows because of the coronavirus pandemic, Elton John is saying hello to the yellow brick road of touring. The pop icon announced Wednesday that his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” will return to North America on Jan. 19, 2022, in New Orleans. John...

This photo provided by the Hidalgo County (Texas) Sheriff's Office, showing the booking photo of Pascale Ferrier. Ferrier, accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House, included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election.

Court papers: Woman wrote 'give up' in ricin note to Trump

Sep. 22, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Canadian woman accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election,” according to court papers filed Tuesday. Pascale Ferrier, of...

RCMP officers prepare to enter an apartment complex in connection with the mailing of ricin to President Trump Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 in St. Hubert, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Arrest in case of ricin letters sent to White House, Texas

Sep. 21, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to the White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border and is also suspected of sending similar poisoned envelopes to law enforcement agencies in Texas, officials said Monday. The letter...

Przybylko scores twice, Union beat 10-man Impact 4-1

Sep. 20, 2020 9:28 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko scored late in the first half and early in the second to help the Philadelphia Union beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 4-1 on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. Alejandro Bedoya tied it for the Union (7-2-3) in the 22nd minute, Kacper Przybylko connected in first-half...

Canada opposition party head tests positive for coronavirus

Sep. 18, 2020 10:35 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The new leader of Canada's main opposition party has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Conservative party announced late Friday that its leader, Erin O'Toole, received a positive test and was feeling well. His family tested negative. The party elected him as its new leader last...

Penguins re-sign F Jared McCann to 2-year deal

Sep. 18, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jared McCann is sticking with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team announced Friday it has re-signed the 24-year-old forward to a two-year contract that runs through the 2021-22 season. The deal carries an average annual value of $2.94 million. McCann tied a career high with 35 points during...

Security company GardaWorld reveals it's trying to buy G4S

Sep. 14, 2020 10:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — GardaWorld, the world’s largest privately owned security company, said Monday it was making a 3 billion-pound ($3.9 billion) offer for G4S, saying its London-based rival has rejected or ignored three previous approaches. Montreal-based GardaWorld says it decided to publicize its bid of...

Wife of former Canadian PM Jean Chretien dies at 84

Sep. 13, 2020 7:24 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Aline Chretien, the wife and trusted adviser of former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien, has died. She was 84. A spokesman for the Chretien family says she died at her home in Shawinigan, Quebec, on Saturday morning surrounded by family. A cause of death was not specified. Bruce...

Canes trade Edmundson's rights to Montreal for 5th rounder

Sep. 12, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes parted ways with defenseman Joel Edmundson after one season, trading his free agent rights to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday for a fifth-round pick. Carolina acquired Edmundson after he won the Stanley Cup with the Blues in the 2019 trade that sent...