The Canadian Press

Aaron Hernandez expected in court as murder trial nears

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 12:29am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 1:00am

BOSTON — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is expected in a Boston courtroom for a pretrial hearing in his upcoming double murder trial.

Hernandez is accused of killing...

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 12:24am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:45am

HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being watched after...

Connor McDavid earns 100th NHL point as Oilers beat Panthers 4-3 in overtime

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 12:16am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:45am

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid may have earned his 100th career NHL point, but his 102nd would matter more.

McDavid scored in overtime and added two assists as the Edmonton...

Sheriff accused of meth theft pleads to felony, resigns

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 12:07am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:30am

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A newly elected West Virginia sheriff who admitted he was a meth addict and was charged with stealing the drug from a police locker pleaded guilty to a...

Ondrej Pavelec makes 30 saves in NHL return as Jets top Coyotes 6-3

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 11:47pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:15am

WINNIPEG — Ondrej Pavelec was glad his long wait to get back to the NHL ended with a victory, even if it wasn't his best game.

The veteran netminder made 30 saves as the...

Aaron Hernandez expected in court as murder trial nears

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 11:26pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:45pm

BOSTON — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is expected in a Boston courtroom for a pretrial hearing in his upcoming double murder trial.

Hernandez is accused of killing...

Asian shares mixed, Japan's Nikkei gains on weaker yen

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 11:23pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:45pm

TOKYO — Shares were meandering in sluggish trading in Asia on Thursday as investors awaited the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. Japan's benchmark rose after the...

Embiid scores 26, 76ers beat Raptors 94-89

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 11:18pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:45pm

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid cupped both ears, imploring fans to cheer even louder, and flashed a wide smile as he soaked in the "MVP" and "Trust The Process" chants.

With...

Vegemite goes home: Oreo maker sells to Australia's Bega

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 10:51pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:15pm

CANBERRA, Australia — Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker of Oreos.

Mondelez...

Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 10:43pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:15pm

SYDNEY, Australia — Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No...

Secondary scoring comes through, Price woes continue, as Pens top Canadiens 4-1

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 10:23pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:45pm

MONTREAL — It is rare that the name Carey Price is linked with the word "slump" but the Montreal Canadiens star goaltender is starting to hear it.

A 4-1 loss on...

Alaska volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud to 31,000 feet

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 9:31pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:00pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska volcano active since mid-December has erupted again.

Bogoslof Volcano in the Aleutian lslands erupted at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday and sent up an...

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