Canada gets into Women’s World Cup with 7-0 win over Panama

Soccer 10/14/18, 19:09

Christine Sinclair scored twice and Canada went on to secure a spot in next year's World Cup in France with a 7-0 victory over Panama on Sunday in the semifinals of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament.Sinclair has 177th international goals. She ranks second on the career list — among both men ...

As sea ice melts, agency says harm to walruses not proven

Science 10/13/18, 10:38

A lawsuit making its way through federal court in Alaska will decide whether Pacific walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them additional protections.This July 15, 2012, photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a female Pacific walrus and her young on an ice floe in East ...

Column: What if they had an Olympics, but no one would host?

Soccer 10/12/18, 15:10

What if they threw an Olympic party, but no one was willing to host it?That day could be coming, and sooner than you might think.With news Friday that Stockholm is likely to pull out of the race for the 2026 Winter Games — just days after it was approved as ...

Maryland faces Rutgers at ‘special’ homecoming for Terps

Football 10/12/18, 13:46

Matt Canada expects this to be a "special" homecoming for Maryland, for reasons that extend beyond what happens on the field in a matchup with Rutgers.Playing the dual role of interim coach and offensive coordinator, Canada has kept the Terrapins (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) in contention for a bowl bid ...

Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

Sports 10/12/18, 11:13

Stockholm's bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk only three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates.A new coalition deal announced Friday to run Stockholm's city government, between a center-right alliance and environmentalists, requires no taxpayer funding for a Winter Games."The starting point for ...

Key things to know about Canada’s marijuana legalization

U.S. 10/09/18, 21:58

Canada is legalizing adult use of marijuana on Oct. 17 and will be the second and largest country to do so. The federal government established the broad outline of the legalization law but left it up to provinces and territories to fill in some of the details — such as ...

Maryland employs QB shuffle in effort to fix passing game

Football 10/09/18, 15:28

Maryland interim coach Matt Canada has used both his quarterbacks in all five games this season, jockeying between Kasim Hill and Tyrrell Pigrome in an effort to get more production from an offense that has relied heavily on the run.Both quarterbacks run well, yet neither has distinguished himself as the ...

One of oldest US coal companies files for bankruptcy

Business 10/09/18, 09:45

One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday to deal with more than $1.4 billion in debt amid declining demand for the fuel.Englewood, Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. filed for voluntary Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston as part of a restructuring ...

Circling around: Floyd Landis starting own cycling team

Sports 10/05/18, 03:26

Floyd Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team.The man whose own doping saga cost him the 2006 Tour de France title and eventually helped expose Armstrong's cheating says he's building a developmental team for 2019 that will be based out ...

Update: Trump takes credit for helping NFL with Canada

Football 10/04/18, 21:29

The Latest on President Donald Trump campaigning in Minnesota (all times local):9 p.m.President Donald Trump is taking credit for pushing Canada to allow Canadian ads to be shown during Super Bowl broadcasts as part of the negotiations over the revamped trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico.Trump tells a ...

Mystery solved? Shipwreck may be oldest found in Lake Erie

U.S. 10/04/18, 18:23

Shipwreck hunters who spent eight days this summer unearthing and examining the remains of a schooner in Lake Erie in Ohio think it's most likely a sailing ship that sank nearly two centuries ago.That would make the wreckage the oldest ever found in the shallowest of the Great Lakes.But there's ...

Canada relieved trade deal done, won’t forget Trump attacks

Business 10/04/18, 00:12

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to make Canada pay after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wouldn't be bullied in trade talks. Trump called Trudeau "weak" and "dishonest." He threatened tariffs on cars and slapped them on steel.The unprecedented attacks on America's closest ally left a bitter taste. But Canadians ...

US, Canada embark on World Cup qualifying

Soccer 10/03/18, 19:59

Crystal Dunn is pragmatic about her shifting roles: Whatever helps get the U.S. women's national team to next year's World Cup in France is fine with her.Dunn plays midfielder for the North Carolina Courage, which just won the National Women's Soccer League championship after a record-breaking season. On Thursday, she ...

US fishermen lose quota in new fishing pact with Canada

Business 10/03/18, 14:28

American fishermen are losing thousands of pounds of valuable fishing quota under a new catch share agreement with Canada.Fishermen from the U.S. and Canada seek haddock, cod and flounder on Georges Bank, which is a critical fishing ground east of New England, The two countries craft a catch share agreement ...

Canada revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary citizenship

World 10/02/18, 22:18

Canada's Parliament formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar's Rohingya people.The Senate voted unanimously to strip Suu Kyi, Myanmar's civilian leader, of the symbolic honor bestowed on her in 2007.The upper house's move follows a similar unanimous vote ...

Goodell praises Trump for trade deal’s Super Bowl connection

Football 10/02/18, 19:07

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell praised President Donald Trump's "leadership and determination" for pushing through an aspect of the revamped North American trade agreement that would allow local TV ads to be shown in Canada during Super Bowl broadcasts.Goodell issued a statement Tuesday, two days after the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement was set ...

Update: Ashkin is oldest Nobel laureate ever

Europe 10/02/18, 06:12

The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):12:45 p.m.American Arthur Ashkin, one of the winners of the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday, is the oldest person ever named as a laureate for any of the prestigious awards.At age 96, Ashkin, affiliated with Bell Laboratories in ...

Asian markets fall on US-China trade worries

Asia & Pacific 10/02/18, 02:39

Asian shares fell on Tuesday as relief that the United States had brokered a trade deal with Canada gave way to concerns that negotiations with China were at a standstill.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was less than 0.1 percent lower at 24,235.80. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 2.0 percent ...

Asian markets fall on US-China trade worries

Asia & Pacific 10/02/18, 00:10

Asian shares fell on Tuesday as relief that the United States had brokered a trade deal with Canada gave way to concerns that negotiations with China were at a standstill.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.2 percent to 24,294.43. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 1.6 percent to 27,333.36. Australia's ...

Explains: How NAFTA 2.0 will shake up business as usual

Business 10/01/18, 20:40

American dairy farmers get more access to the Canadian market. U.S. drug companies can fend off generic competition for a few more years. Automakers are under pressure to build more cars where workers earn decent wages.The North American trade agreement hammered out late Sunday between the United States and Canada, ...

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