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Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 2:43am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 4:30am

MODESTO, Calif. — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after...

Manga, Mario and now ninja: Japan's hopes for wooing tourism

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 2:11am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 4:30am

TOKYO — Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourism.

The Japan Ninja Council, a government-backed organization of scholars...

Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 12:06am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 7:00am

MOSCOW — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has lifted off successfully on a supply mission to the International Space Station.

A Soyuz booster rocket carrying the Progress...

Video shows Harrison Ford wrongly flying over airliner

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 11:32pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 12:30am

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern...

Gardiner scores OT winner as Matthews' Leafs prevail over Laine's Jets

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 11:22pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 12:30am

TORONTO — The storybook ending was there again for Patrik Laine.

Auston Matthews was in the penalty box for hooking with the Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs...

Wind company owed $28M by federal government asks court to force payment

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 11:21pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:45pm

TORONTO — A wind power company is going to court to try to get $28 million it is owed by the federal government over an Ontario offshore wind moratorium.

Windstream...

Flames blow 4-1 lead, rally to beat Predators 6-5 in OT

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 11:14pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:45pm

NASHVILLE — The Calgary Flames are showing they have some offensive firepower along with resiliency. They needed every bit in their visit to Music City.

Mark Giordano...

Palat, Kucherov shine in Lightning's 4-1 win over Oilers

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:30pm

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay's "Triplets" line of Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson is heating up.

Leading a surge toward playoff contention, the trio combined...

Whitecaps' Yordy Reyna undergoes surgery for fracture of left foot

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:15pm

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps confirmed on Tuesday that Yordy Reyna underwent successful surgery for a fracture of his left foot.

Reyna, who can play midfield and...

Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crash

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:52pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:15pm

DALLAS — A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing...

Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:40pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:15pm

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on...

Tuesday's Games

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:33pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

Tuesday's Games

NHL

Tampa Bay 4 Edmonton 1

Toronto 5 Winnipeg 4 (OT)

Calgary 6 Nashville 5 (OT)

Montreal 3 N.Y. Rangers 2 (SO)

Ottawa...

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