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February 14, 2018 5:26 PM Chan hopes to end Canadian men's golden drought

Canadian star up against touch competition in U.S phenom Nathan Chen and Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Here’s a weird factoid: Canada, a figure skating colossus, has never won men’s gold at the Olympics. A dozen world championships, yeah. But at the Games, the lollapalooza of international sports, there’s always been a hitch, an obstacle 7

January 7, 2018 2:48 PM Crew of 32 missing after oil tanker and freighter collide off China coast

The oil tanker caught fire after the collision off China’s east coast, leaving the ship’s entire crew missing. BEIJING—An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China’s east coast, leaving the tanker’s entire crew of 32 missing and causing it to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. Chinese authorities dispatched 16

December 20, 2017 7:25 PM San Francisco Giants acquire Evan Longoria from Tampa Bay Rays for 4 players

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Giants acquired infielder Evan Longoria and cash from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday for outfielder Denard Span, infielder Christian Arroyo and two minor league pitchers. The 32-year-old Longoria leaves Tampa as the longest-tenured player in franchise history, after spending nearly 10 seasons in a Rays uniform. He is the club’s 15

November 18, 2017 12:20 AM Lebanon's PM leaves Saudi Arabia for France

BEIRUT -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri left Saudi Arabia for France early Saturday, two weeks after declaring his resignation from the kingdom and sparking speculation that he was forced to do so. The surprise resignation announcement by Hariri on Nov. 4 plunged his country into turmoil and stunned the Lebanese, many of whom saw it as a sign the Sunni 30

November 1, 2017 7:03 PM They went to New York to celebrate their 30-year high school reunion. Five were killed in Tuesday’s bike path attack

A friend had chipped in with expenses so that the men, former classmates from an Argentine high school, could travel to New York together, the son of one victim, Alejandro Pagnucco, said. The childhood friends from Argentina had been planning the trip to New York City for years. The men all hailed from Rosario, Argentina’s third largest city, about 300 kilometre 23

November 1, 2017 3:58 AM Australia nationality crisis sparks call for lawmakers audit

SYDNEY, Australia - Australia's dual citizenship parliamentary crisis sparked calls on Wednesday for a nationality audit of all federal lawmakers, as investigations continued into decisions made by ministers found to have been ineligible for their elected positions. Australia's High Court on Friday disqualified five lawmakers because they were citizens 33

October 31, 2017 9:05 AM Mueller sends warning to Trump and aides

WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller has sent a warning to individuals in U.S. President Donald Trump's orbit: If they lie about contacts between the president's campaign and Russians, they'll end up on the wrong end of federal criminal charges. With the disclosure of the first criminal cases in his investigation, Mueller also showed that he will not hesitate 21

October 31, 2017 7:41 AM With first charges, Mueller sends warning to Trump and aides

WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller has sent a warning to individuals in U.S. President Donald Trump's orbit: If they lie about contacts between the president's campaign and Russians, they'll end up on the wrong end of federal criminal charges. With the disclosure of the first criminal cases in his investigation, Mueller also showed that he will not hesitate 24

October 25, 2017 5:06 AM Golden Knights double up Blackhawks to continue historic start

LAS VEGAS — Oscar Dansk stopped 29 shots for his second career win in two appearances, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Tuesday night to become the first expansion team to win seven of its first eight NHL games. Vegas won its fourth straight and improved to 7-1-0 in its inaugural season. Dansk made his first NHL start after 35

October 25, 2017 12:32 AM Trump allows refugee admissions to resume with new screening

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday allowed the resumption of refugee admissions into the U.S. under new, stricter screening rules but ordered nationals from 11 countries believed to pose higher risk to U.S. national security to face even tougher scrutiny. Officials refused to identify the 11 countries, but said refugee applications 25