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Hurricanes cool off Flames with 4-0 victory

Dec. 14, 2019 9:10 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Carolina used a hot goalie, a surging power play and a close non-offside call to end Calgary's seven-game winning streak. James Reimer made 32 stops, Brock McGinn scored the opening goal and Warren Foegele added a pair of late short-handed goals and the Carolina Hurricanes topped...

Trump, leader of Paraguay discuss corruption, Venezuela

Dec. 13, 2019 9:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the briefest of moments in the Washington media spotlight for Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez. Sitting alongside U.S. President Donald Trump, the South American leader spoke about a dozen words to gathered journalists Friday and then watched in silence as Trump fielded...

Convicted murderer dies at Maine State Prison

Dec. 13, 2019 1:35 PM EST

WARREN, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who shot his “best friend” five times in the back and the head after a cocaine binge died in the Maine State Prison, officials confirmed Friday. Joseph Dumas, 60, of Prentiss, was serving a 30-year prison sentence when he died Thursday evening. The Maine...

Pope honors spiritual father on 50th anniversary as a priest

Dec. 13, 2019 7:43 AM EST

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis was to mark his 50th anniversary as a priest Friday by paying homage to his spiritual father, a fellow Argentine Jesuit whose teachings on popular piety and discernment have had an enormous influence on the papacy. Francis is scheduled to attend the book launch for a...

Ducks' Cristobal takes AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 PM EST

With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl. Cristobal was named the AP's Pac-12 Coach of the Year by a panel of journalists who cover the league. Cristobal, in his second season as head coach, has righted a group that has seen...

Europe's new central banker aims to put her stamp on the job

Dec. 12, 2019 12:05 PM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Christine Lagarde is wasting no time in putting her stamp on the European Central Bank. The bank's new president said at her first news conference Thursday that she will lead a top to bottom review of how the institution sets monetary policy, looking at everything from how it...

Europe's new central bank chief faces slow growth, dissent

Dec. 10, 2019 11:48 AM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mario Draghi took over as head of the European Central Bank eight years ago amid market speculation that the euro currency union might break up. Christine Lagarde succeeds him with more breathing room - but facing serious challenges from a weak economy, policy differences among...

Butler trip to Baylor highlights Top 25 college hoops slate

Dec. 10, 2019 3:11 AM EST

Butler's trip to Baylor this week probably wouldn't have mentioned a merit when a list of intriguing nonconference matchups was generated before the college basketball season tipped off. Now, their game Tuesday night might well deserve top billing. The No. 18 Bulldogs, who finished with a losing record last...

Man sentenced for deadly Sacramento homeless camp shooting

Dec. 9, 2019 8:49 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A transient who killed a man and wounded another person in a shooting last year at a homeless camp in south Sacramento was sentenced Monday to 118 years to life in prison. Chue Xiong, a convicted burglar, was found guilty last month of first-degree murder, attempted murder and...

Lock throws 3 TDs in first half as Broncos beat Texans 38-24

Dec. 8, 2019 7:35 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Denver coach Vic Fangio expected to see some improvement from rookie quarterback Drew Lock on Sunday in his second career start. He didn't dream he'd see this big of a jump. Lock threw for 309 yards and three touchdowns, Kareem Jackson had an interception and returned a fumble 70 yards for...