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  • Gaborik leads LA Kings' rally past Montreal, 4-3 in shootout

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marian Gaborik's second power-play goal tied it with 45 seconds left in regulation, and he scored again in the shootout as the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday ...

  • Train carrying Bakken crude derails, burns in Illinois

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) GALENA, Ill. (AP) — A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said. The BNSF Railway train derailed Thursday afternoon in a ...

  • Canadiens-Kings Sums

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) Montreal 0 2 1 0—3 Los Angeles 2 0 1 0—4 Los Angeles won shootout 3-2 First Period_1, Los Angeles, Gaborik 18 (McNabb, Muzzin), 4:02 (pp). 2, Los Angeles, Carter 22 (Brown, Williams), 8:03. Penalties_Mitchell, Mon (hooking), 2:27; Prust, Mon ...

  • Wright, Loveridge lead No. 13 Utah over Washington St. 67-59

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Delon Wright scored 18 points and Jordan Loveridge added 16 as No. 13 Utah came back to beat Washington State 67-59 on Thursday night. Brandon Taylor added 11 points for Utah (23-6, 13-4 Pacific 12), which ...

  • Higher food prices, typhoon worsen poverty in Philippines

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say poverty worsened in the Philippines in the first half of 2014 due to a rapid rise in food prices and the lingering effects of a killer typhoon Socio-economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan said Friday ...

  • More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Demand for local beef is surging, but people who slaughter cattle and slice the beef into steaks say few people want to go into the business. Operators of small meat plants say even their children ...

  • Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. It was Portland's fifth straight win ...

  • Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motives of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea as questions turned to whether security was neglected. The attack Thursday on Mark Lippert, which prompted ...

  • Coyotes end 10-game skid, beat Canucks 3-2 in shootout

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Sam Gagner scored the lone goal in the shootout, helping the Arizona Coyotes snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Mike Smith kept the Canucks off the ...

  • Canucks-Coyotes Sums

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) Vancouver 0 0 2 0—2 Arizona 1 0 1 0—3 Arizona won shootout 1-0 First Period_1, Arizona, Rieder 10 (Gagner, Ekman-Larsson), 19:00. Penalties_Bonino, Van (holding), 3:35; Gagner, Ari, double minor (high-sticking), 9:13; Arizona bench, served by Crombeen (too many men), ...

  • Head of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the United Nations agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of ...

  • Russian priest feels closer to God in serenity of Antarctica

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) — Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to Mass anybody wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island. The 38-year-old ...

  • Madonna: Working out saved me from injuries after fall

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much after falling during her performance at the Brit Awards. In an interview Thursday night, the ...

  • Ashley, McConnell lead No. 5 Arizona to 99-60 rout of Cal

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Brandon Ashley matched his career high with 21 points, T.J. McConnell tied his career best with 11 assists and No. 5 Arizona made certain it would finish alone atop the Pac-12 in the regular season with ...

  • Hunter makes Twins return in 9-8 win over Red Sox

    2 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday night. Hunter, who spent his first 10 seasons ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    2 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 2-9-5 (two, nine, five) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • No. 12 Kentucky women advance in SEC, 67-61 over Vanderbilt

    2 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 points and Linnae Harper 18 to lead sixth-seeded and No. 12-ranked Kentucky to a 67-61 win over No. 11-seed Vanderbilt in the second round of the SEC tournament on Thursday. The ...

  • Video game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids

    2 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there's something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set. The piece of playground equipment has been plopped down inside San ...

  • E'Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — E'Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night, ending Russell Westbrook's triple-double streak at four. Westbrook had 43 points, seven ...

  • Thunder-Bulls, Box

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (105) Singler 1-3 0-0 3, Ibaka 12-19 1-2 25, Kanter 2-6 2-2 6, Westbrook 14-32 12-15 43, Roberson 1-2 0-0 2, Waiters 3-10 0-0 6, Collison 1-1 0-0 2, Morrow 3-8 0-0 8, Augustin 4-7 0-0 10, McGary ...

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