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The Trump impeachment hearings highlight immigrants’ stories

Nov. 22, 2019 7:36 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — One came from northeast England. Another came from the former Soviet Union. A third was born in Canada to parents who’d fled the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Several witnesses who testified in the House impeachment inquiry this week chose to highlight their immigrant backgrounds,...

Sharks topple Golden Knights 2-1 in overtime

Nov. 22, 2019 2:55 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Logan Couture isn’t always following the calendar enough to know who’s next on the San Jose Sharks’ schedule. He knew the Golden Knights were coming, though, because the team uses the Las Vegas trip as part of its annual Father’s Trip. He made some dads plenty...

Kings pick apart Oilers' top line 5-1 to stay hot at home

Nov. 22, 2019 2:47 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings coach Todd McLellan described the offensive prowess of Edmonton Oilers stars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl as “as close to unstoppable right now” as anyone in the NHL. The Kings found a way to stop them, by forcing McDavid and Draisaitl to play from...

Barrie, Engvall lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Coyotes

Nov. 22, 2019 1:00 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tyson Barrie and rookie Pierre Engvall came through to help new Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe get a win in his NHL coaching debut. Barrie scored his first goal of the season, Engvall got the first of his career and the Maple Leafs snapped a six-game losing streak with a 3-1...

Binnington makes 40 saves to help Blues beat Flames 5-0

Nov. 22, 2019 12:02 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis defenseman Vince Dunn set the tone for the Blues with a crunching hit that drew a retaliation penalty. "I think it energized everybody in the whole city of St. Louis," goalie Jordan Binnington said after stopping 40 shots for his sixth career shutout in St. Louis’ 5-0 win...

Humphries formally selected for USA Bobsled's national team

Nov. 21, 2019 10:38 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries is officially part of USA Bobsled's national team. The two-time Olympic champion for Canada was selected Thursday night as a member of the U.S. team for this season. The announcement was merely a formality, since Humphries won the U.S. team trials in Lake Placid, New York, earlier this week....

Canada beats Australia to reach Davis Cup semifinals

Nov. 21, 2019 7:37 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Canada became the first team to reach the semifinals of the new Davis Cup Finals, winning the decisive doubles match to beat Australia 2-1 on Thursday. Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov defeated John Peters and Jordan Thompson 6-4, 6-4 to give Canada its first Davis Cup win against the...

Keefe: Toronto has enough talent for quick progress

Nov. 21, 2019 4:44 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — New Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe spent a decent chunk of a 30-minute morning skate on Thursday teaching instead of running drills. There’s a lot for his new team to learn and not much time to do it. The 39-year-old Keefe is now in charge of the Maple Leafs after...

Canadian Pacific to buy Central Maine and Quebec Railway

Nov. 21, 2019 1:34 PM EST

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — An international railroad that includes a segment in Canada where a fiery oil train derailment claimed 47 lives in 2013 will soon have a new owner. Canadian Pacific Railway announced it’s buying Maine-based Central Maine & Quebec Railway by year’s end. Central Maine...

Players give mixed reviews halfway through new Davis Cup

Nov. 21, 2019 12:19 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — At the halfway point, the revamped Davis Cup Finals are drawing praise and criticism. On the one hand, matches have excited and the crowds thrilled. On the other, late night finishes and exploited loopholes in the rules have annoyed the players. After nearly 120 years of playing the Davis Cup...