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American siblings return home after China lifts exit ban

Sep. 28, 2021 05:01 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A pair of American siblings have returned home after China lifted an exit ban following Canada’s release of a top Chinese tech executive wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges. A State Department spokesperson said Cynthia and Victor Liu returned to the...

LEADING OFF: NL East showdown, wild Cards at 16, Yanks-Jays

Sep. 28, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ NL EAST SHOWDOWN Zack Wheeler (14-9, 2.79 ERA) pitches for Philadelphia in the opener of a pivotal three-game series at Atlanta. Charlie Morton (13-6, 3.53) is on the mound...

Haniger hits 2 HRs, M's beat A's to gain in wild-card race

Sep. 28, 2021 02:49 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger hit two identical three-run homers and the Seattle Mariners gained precious ground in the AL wild-card race with a 13-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Seattle’s 10th straight victory against Oakland tied the team record...

What to watch in the NBA, as training camps are set to open

Sep. 28, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

The first practices of the season in the NBA are here, with teams set to hit the floor on Tuesday to formally begin getting ready for the 2021-22 campaign. A six-pack of things to watch as things get started: THE CHAMPS Milwaukee...

39 workers trapped in Canadian mine but evacuation underway

Sep. 27, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

SUDBURY, Ontario (AP) — An operation was underway Monday to evacuate 39 miners trapped underground for more than 24 hours after a mechanical problem blocked the entrance shaft to a mine in northern Ontario. Mining company Vale said a rescue team had reached the...

LEADING OFF: NL East showdown, wild Cards at 16, Yanks-Jays

Sep. 27, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ NL EAST SHOWDOWN Zack Wheeler (14-9, 2.79 ERA) pitches for Philadelphia in the opener of a pivotal three-game series at Atlanta. Charlie Morton (13-6, 3.53) is on the...

China: 2 Canadians in prisoner swap freed for health reasons

Sep. 27, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that two Canadians detained in late 2019 who were allowed to return to Canada in a prisoner swap were released on bail for health reasons. A ministry spokesperson made the comment as Beijing sought to...

Bills' Allen-led attack finds swagger in rout of Washington

Sep. 27, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills safety Micah Hyde might have been speaking for the entire team and fan base in assessing Josh Allen and the offense’s sudden return to dominance. “That’s the offense we know and love,” Hyde said, following a 43-21 win over the...

Changing places: Hyman to Edmonton, Chara to Isles

Sep. 27, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

One call from Connor McDavid was all Zach Hyman needed to put unfinished business with the Toronto Maple Leafs behind him upon joining the Edmonton Oilers. Hyman left his hometown team to sign a $38.5 million, seven-year contract with McDavid and the Oilers, who are...

Braves, Phillies to go head to head with division in balance

Sep. 27, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies are in an old-fashioned battle for the NL East title, with the wild card looking unlikely for whoever finishes second. They'll face each other in a three-game series starting Tuesday. Atlanta leads the...