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Canucks sign Brock Boeser to 3-year, $17.625 million deal

Sep. 16, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks have signed restricted free-agent right wing Brock Boeser to a three-year, $17.625 million deal. The Canucks announced the signing on Monday. The 22-year-old missed training camp during the weekend as negotiations continued. He posted a photo of...

Montero scores in 90th, Whitecaps beat Dynamo 2-1

Sep. 15, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Fredy Montero scored in the 90th minute to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Hwang In-beom also scored on a penalty kick to help Vancouver (7-14-10) end a three-game losing streak. Mauro Manotas scored for Houston...

China urges release of Huawei exec with new Canadian envoy

Sep. 5, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China urged Canada to "reflect on its mistakes" and immediately release an arrested Huawei executive in comments Thursday on the appointment of a new Canadian ambassador to the country. Relations between China and Canada were severely damaged when Meng Wanzhou — the chief financial...

Alexandru Mitrita leads New York City FC past Whitecaps

Sep. 1, 2019 1:15 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita had a goal and an assist, leading New York City FC to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. New York (14-5-8) scored a pair of goals in a 16-minute span and won its fourth straight. Vancouver lost its third MLS game in eight days. Heber and...

Chinese embassy says the US is trying to suppress Huawei

Aug. 23, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — China's embassy in Canada said Friday the U.S. is trying to suppress a Chinese tech giant with unwarranted charges in what it calls "typical bullying behavior." An embassy statement to The Associated Press said the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada at the request of U.S....

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...

US attorney seeks to block plan for supervised drug center

Aug. 19, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Loved ones propped photos of more than a dozen young people lost to the opioid crisis against the outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia on Monday as a judge inside heard arguments on whether the city could become the nation's first to open a supervised injection center. U.S....

Yordy Reyna scores in Whitecaps' 1-0 victory over DC United

Aug. 18, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Yordy Reyna scored in the 18th minute in the Vancouver Whitecaps' 1-0 victory over D.C. United on Saturday night. Maxime Crepeau made two saves for his fifth shutout of the season. The Whitecaps (6-12-9) won for the first time at home since beating FC Dallas 2-1 on May...

Critics blast Oregon repeal of tsunami-zone building ban

Aug. 16, 2019 9:31 AM EDT

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — With sunlight sparkling off surrounding Yaquina Bay, workers are putting up an ocean-studies building, smack in the middle of an area expected to one day be hit by a tsunami. Experts say it's only a matter of time before a shift in a major fault line off the Oregon coast causes a...

Timbers down Whitecaps 3-1 in Cascadia Cup match

Aug. 11, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Loria and Jeremy Ebobisse each scored second-half goals to give the Portland Timbers a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps in a rainy Cascadia Cup rivalry match on Saturday night. Sebastian Blanco also scored for the Timbers, who were playing the first of a 10-match...