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Report: Anti-corruption fight is stalled, COVID not helping

Jan. 25, 2022 00:21 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Most countries have made little to no progress in bringing down corruption levels over the past decade, and authorities' response to the COVID-19 pandemic in many places has weighed on accountability, a closely watched study by an anti-graft organization found Tuesday. ...

Wild match franchise goals record in 8-2 win vs Canadiens

Jan. 25, 2022 00:10 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have struck a fresh balance this season. Goals are coming from everywhere in the lineup, an everyman vibe that begins in the locker room and carries onto the ice. Connor Dewar got his first career goal and added an assist...

Flyers' Yandle ties NHL Iron Man mark at 964 straight games

Jan. 24, 2022 22:08 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle tied retired center Doug Jarvis on Monday night for the NHL record of 964 consecutive games played. The 35-year-old Yandle started his streak March 26, 2009, with Phoenix, and he has played 1,074 games with the...

'Snowhio': US trains for World Cup qualifier in Columbus

Jan. 24, 2022 21:09 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twenty U.S. players trained on a whitened field in 22-degree (minus-6 Celsius) weather the team dubbed “Snowhio” on Monday as the United States began preparations for this week's chilly World Cup qualifier against El Salvador. Christian Pulisic, Tyler...

Human smuggling suspect from Florida released without bond

Jan. 24, 2022 18:12 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Florida man who was arrested for human smuggling after four people were found dead in a blizzard in Canada and seven more immigrants were found alive nearby in the U.S. was released from jail Monday without having to pay a bond. Steve Shand, 57, is charged with...

Roaming charge: Alaska Nanooks making most of independence

Jan. 24, 2022 18:04 PM EST

Playing college hockey in the nation's northernmost state comes with an education in patience, positive attitudes — and efficient packing. The Alaska Nanooks are all about making the most of what they have. “We're allowed a duffel bag, a hockey bag and a backpack....

Naeher back with US team after recovering from injury

Jan. 24, 2022 17:40 PM EST

After her heartbreaking exit from the Tokyo Olympics, Alyssa Naeher is back with the U.S. women's national team. Naeher, who was knocked out of the Summer Games by a hyperextended right knee and a bone contusion, is training with the team at its camp in Austin, Texas. “I’m 100%,...

More migrants seek asylum through reopened Canadian border

Jan. 24, 2022 11:35 AM EST

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (AP) — Whenever a bus arrives at the Greyhound station in Plattsburgh, New York, a small band of taxi drivers waits to drive passengers on a half-hour trip to a snowy, dead-end dirt road. There, at the border with Canada, refugees pile out of taxis or vans several...

Insider Q&A: Internet guardian Ron Deibert of Citizen Lab

Jan. 24, 2022 09:48 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The internet watchdog Citizen Lab has been remarkably effective in calling to account governments and private sector firms that use information technology to put people in peril. Its digital sleuths at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs are...

Faulk lifts Blues to 3-1 win over short-handed Canucks

Jan. 24, 2022 02:38 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist and the St. Louis Blues beat the undermanned Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Sunday night. Brayden Schenn and Jordan Kyrou also scored for the Blues, and Vladimir Tarasenko had two assists. Ville Husso stopped 38...