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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Oct. 22, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Unvaccinated FEMA...

DJ trio Swedish House Mafia reunite with new music, tour

Oct. 22, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia, known for bringing house music to the masses with their arena shows, are ready to turn the crowd up with a new collaboration with The Weeknd and a global tour on the horizon. The trio dropped a new song and...

McDavid tops 200 goals in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes

Oct. 22, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisatl came up together through the Edmonton Oilers' system, putting up prodigious numbers nearly side by side. The friends have continued the success in the NHL, so it seemed fitting they reached the same milestone only...

Kyle Connor scores twice, Jets beat Ducks 5-1 for 1st win

Oct. 22, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist with regular linemates Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele in COVID-19 protocol and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Thursday night for their first victory of the season. Playing on a...

Markstrom shuts out Red Wings in Calgary's 3-0 win

Oct. 21, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

DETROIT, Mich. (AP) — Jacob Markstrom stopped all 33 shots Detroit took Thursday night in the Calgary Flames’ 3-0 victory over the Red Wings. Markstrom recorded his ninth career shutout in his 12th season in the NHL. He’d allowed seven goals with an .881 save...

Rangers beat Predators 3-1 on Lafrenière's third-period goal

Oct. 21, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alexis Lafrenière scored with 9:07 remaining in the third period to lift the New York Rangers over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Thursday night. Filip Chytil and Barclay Goodrow also scored and Igor Shesterkin made 28 saves for New York,...

Couture and Labanc score, Sharks beat Senators 2-1

Oct. 21, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Logan Couture and Kevin Labanc scored in the second period and James Reimer made 30 saves in the San Jose Sharks' 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. The Sharks improved to 3-0-0. They have outscored opponents 11-4. ...

Kotkaniemi scores in Montreal return, Hurricanes win 4-1

Oct. 21, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first goal for Carolina in his return to Montreal, helping the Hurricanes beat the winless Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night. The 21-year-old Kotkaniemi left the Canadiens for the Hurricanes over the summer after signing a...

Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly

Oct. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A far-right group launched by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy is rapidly expanding nationwide and making inroads into Canada, according to a new report from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights. The quick growth happened...

Steelers believe momentum is building after a rocky start

Oct. 21, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Canada keeps insisting he's got the best job in America. The first-year Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator has quickly learned it might also be among the most scrutinized, at least in his chosen profession. All Canada's been asked to do in...