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Devils spoil preseason debut for new Rangers Panarin, Kakko

Sep. 18, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

Brett Seney's goal 3:55 into the third period was the game-winner as the New Jersey Devils beat the Rangers 4-3 Wednesday night, spoiling the preseason debuts for New York newcomers Artemi Panarin and Kaapo Kakko at Madison Square Garden. Nico Hischier, Mikhail Maltsev and Nikita Gusev also scored for New Jersey,...

'A dumb thing to do': Trudeau apologizes for brownface

Sep. 18, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's campaign was hit Wednesday by the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party. The prime minister apologized and said "it was a dumb thing to do." Time magazine posted the photo, which it says was published in the...

The Latest: Opposition says Trudeau unfit to lead Canada

Sep. 18, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Latest on the emergence of a photo showing Canadian leader Justin Trudeau in brownface makeup at a costume party in 2001 (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer says a yearbook photo showing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in brownface makeup at a costume...

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau says he should have known better after photo surfaces showing him wearing brownface

Sep. 18, 2019 8:23 PM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau says he should have known better after photo surfaces showing him wearing brownface.

Defending champion Blues surrounded by tough teams in West

Sep. 18, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

St. Louis had better dig in for its repeat bid. The defending Stanley Cup champion Blues will have their hands full in the Western Conference, which seems to have a slew of contenders. And, every team in the entire league is going to give the Blues its best shot each game. "There's going to be a whole different...

The Latest: Union protesters arrested at Tennessee GM plant

Sep. 18, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the United Auto Workers union's strike that has crippled U.S. production at General Motors (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A United Auto Workers official says about seven to nine union picketers were arrested for blocking a roadway at a General Motors plant in Tennessee. Local UAW...

Lightning still the team to beat in NHL's Eastern Conference

Sep. 18, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

Getting swept in the first round wasn't enough to knock the Tampa Bay Lightning off the mountaintop. After finishing 21 points ahead of everyone else during the 2018-19 regular season, the Lightning are again Stanley Cup favorites and the team to beat in an ever-improving Eastern Conference. With a stacked roster...

Youth in Canada is diagnosed with illness related to vaping

Sep. 18, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A high school student in Canada has been diagnosed with a severe respiratory illness related to vaping, officials said Wednesday, in what's believed to be the first reported case in the country. Dr. Christopher Mackie, medical officer of health and chief executive of the Middlesex-London...

Author Graeme Gibson, longtime partner of Atwood, dead at 85

Sep. 18, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Graeme Gibson, a Canadian novelist and conservationist and the longtime partner of Margaret Atwood, died Wednesday at age 85. Gibson's death was announced Wednesday by Doubleday, which has published both Gibson and Atwood. He had been suffering from dementia. "We are devastated by the loss...

Cavan Biggio hit for cycle, just like dad Craig

Sep. 18, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, just like his dad. Biggio homered in the third inning, singled in the sixth, doubled in the eighth and tripled in the ninth to boost the Toronto Blue Jays over the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night. The rookie drove in four runs and scored three times....