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St. Louis Blues' Ryan O'Reilly, right, celebrates with David Perron after scoring against the Calgary Flames in the shootout of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

Blues get 1st SO win, beat Flames 5-4

Jan. 29, 2020 2:07 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — For David Perron, Calgary has become his home away from home. Up against a team he's always thrived against and in a building he enjoys playing in, Perron had a goal and an assist in regulation and added a shootout goal to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 on...

Atlanta Hawks guard Vince Carter hugs Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry, after Lowry became the franchise leader in assists, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lowry leads Raptors past Hawks for eighth straight win

Jan. 28, 2020 11:30 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry locked up another spot in Raptors franchise history and got a hearty congratulations from the high-flying star who was once the face of basketball in Toronto. Lowry had 12 points and 11 assists while becoming Toronto's career assist leader and the Raptors beat the Atlanta Hawks...

Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki (74) celebrates his goal with teammate Dylan DeMelo (2) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Senators snap 7-game road skid with 5-2 win over Sabres

Jan. 28, 2020 11:03 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Reilly scored the go-ahead goal 8:48 into the third period, and the Ottawa Senators snapped a seven-game road skid with a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Tyler Ennis had a goal and assist and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored for Ottawa, which had gone 0-4-3 on the...

A sign directs travelers to the north terminal at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, where a flight plane carrying U.S. citizens being evacuated from Wuhan, China is expected later Tuesday, is seen Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

The Latest: AP source: Plane leaves China with Americans

Jan. 28, 2020 5:20 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China that has sickened thousands of people and killed more than 100 (all times local): 5:45 a.m. A U.S. State Department official has told The Associated Press that a chartered plane sent to China to pick up Americans in the city of Wuhan has...

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo a United Auto Workers assemblyman works on a 2018 Ford F-150 truck being assembled at the Ford Rouge assembly plant in Dearborn, Mich. Ford is recalling its popular F-150 pickup truck in Canada to fix a problem with electric tailgate latches, but identical trucks aren't being recalled in the U.S. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Tailgate woes cause Ford F-150 recall in Canada, but not US

Jan. 28, 2020 3:30 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling its popular F-150 pickup truck in Canada to fix a problem with electric tailgate latches, but identical trucks aren't being recalled in the U.S. Ford's F-Series pickups are the top-selling vehicles in the U.S. An auto safety advocate says the company is avoiding a U.S....

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Ryan Reaves (75) shoots against Arizona Coyotes goaltender Adin Hill during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Logjam at top of Pacific makes for intense playoff push

Jan. 28, 2020 3:37 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Pacific Division is proving to be the wild, wild west of the NHL this season. Vancouver beat defending champion St. Louis on Monday night to move to 60 points in 50 games. Edmonton (57 points in 49 games), Calgary (57 points in 50 games), Arizona (57 points in 51 games) and Vegas (57...

Vancouver Canucks' J.T. Miller, front left, Jake Virtanen, right, and Jake Virtanen, back left, celebrate Miller's first goal against the St. Louis Blues during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Monday Jan. 27, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Miller leads Canucks past Blues 3-1 for 9th straight at home

Jan. 28, 2020 2:35 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller scored twice in the second period to help the Vancouver Canucks rally from an early deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Monday night. Bo Horvat also scored as the Canucks won their ninth straight at home, and 12 in the last 15 overall. Jake Virtanen and...

FILE - This file image released by the Department of Defense on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, and displayed at a Pentagon briefing, shows an image of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Islamic State group seemed largely defeated last year, with the loss of its territory, the killing of its founder in a U.S. raid and an unprecedented crackdown on its social media propaganda machine but tensions between the U.S. and Iran in the region provide a comeback opportunity for the extremist group. (Department of Defense via AP, File)

IS tries to stage comeback amid rising US-Iran tensions

Jan. 28, 2020 1:11 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's self-styled “caliphate” across parts of Iraq and Syria seemed largely defeated last year, with the loss of its territory, the killing of its founder in a U.S. raid and an unprecedented crackdown on its social media propaganda machine. But tensions...

New Jersey Devils centre Jack Hughes (86) scores past Ottawa Senators goaltender Marcus Hogberg (35) during a shoot-out in NHL hockey action in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hughes seals SO win, Devils beat Senators 4-3

Jan. 28, 2020 12:08 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jack Hughes helped bail out the New Jersey Devils after they gave up a lead in the third period. Kyle Palmieri tied it late in the third period, and Nikita Gusev and Hughes scored in the shootout to lift the Devils to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Hughes, who...

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) makes the save on Washington Capitals centre Nicklas Backstrom (19) during first period NHL hockey action Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Vrana has goal, assist as Capitals beat Canadiens 4-2

Jan. 27, 2020 11:40 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — The Washington Capitals proved they can score a lot of goals even without Alex Ovechkin. Jakub Vrana had a goal and an assist as the Eastern Conference-leading Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Monday night for their fourth straight win. Tom Wilson, Travis Boyd and Nicklas Backstrom...