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Canadian gymnast tells of sexual, emotional abuse by coach

May. 26, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

A former member of the Canadian national gymnastics team wrote a public letter accusing the country’s 2016 Olympic coach of inappropriate and unwanted touching. The letter by Abby Pearson Spadafora, 38, revealed the latest in a long series of allegations of sexual, emotional and...

West mulls having Russian oligarchs buy way out of sanctions

May. 26, 2022 13:25 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Western allies are considering whether to allow Russian oligarchs to buy their way out of sanctions and using the money to rebuild Ukraine, according to government officials familiar with the matter. Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia...

Canada cancels June 5 exhibition vs Iran after criticism

May. 26, 2022 10:52 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's exhibition against Iran at Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 5 was canceled on Thursday following criticism by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Canada Soccer Association issued a short statement announcing the cancellation but did not include...

Hurricanes counting on home success to offset road troubles

May. 25, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

The Carolina Hurricanes have been perfect at home in the Stanley Cup playoffs. They've had to be. The Hurricanes are back in Raleigh for Thursday night’s Game 5 against the New York Rangers, looking once again to climb into the lead of a playoff series with the support of a rowdy...

Oilers win 5-3, push Flames to the brink of elimination

May. 25, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his second goal of the game with 3:27 left in regulation, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the second-round playoff series. Evander Kane scored his NHL-leading 11th and...

Jansen, Guerrero homer, Blue Jays beat Cardinals 8-1

May. 25, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Danny Jansen hit a three-run homer and a solo shot, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 on Tuesday night. “It was my first time to be in the stadium here and obviously it's a really cool stadium,”...

Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico rise by 35%

May. 24, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican experts said Monday that 35% more monarch butterflies arrived this year to spend the winter in mountaintop forests, compared to the previous season. Experts say the rise may reflect the butterflies’ ability to adapt to more extreme bouts of heat or...

Scientists will set 1,000 traps for murder hornets this year

May. 24, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Scientists will set about 1,000 traps this year in their quest to wipe out the Asian giant hornet in Washington, the state Department of Agriculture said Tuesday. Scientists believe the hornets, first detected in the Pacific Northwest state in 2019, are...

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

May. 24, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper had every reason to be confident the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning could keep their bid for a three-peat alive. “Our story is not finished being written,” the coach said earlier this month with his team on the brink of...

Goldschmidt's slam in 10th lifts Cards to 7-3 win over Jays

May. 24, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a walkoff grand slam in the 10th inning Monday night, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. “I was just trying to make sure I could put something in play,” Goldschmidt said. “I was able to get enough...