Devils still perfect and off to best start in 23 years

Hockey 10/17/18, 00:19

Kyle Palmieri scored his seventh goal in four games, Keith Kinkaid stopped 24 shots for his second shutout and the New Jersey Devils continued their perfect start, beating the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Tuesday night.Late pickup Jean-Sebastien Dea tallied for the third straight game and Blake Coleman added a goal ...

Palmieri scores 7th goal, Kinkaid has 24 saves, Devils win

Hockey 10/16/18, 21:50

Kyle Palmieri scored his seventh goal in four games, Keith Kinkaid stopped 24 shots for his second shutout and the New Jersey Devils continued their perfect start, beating the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Tuesday night.Late pickup Jean-Sebastien Dea tallied for the third straight game and Blake Coleman added a goal ...

Europe warns of revolt if Italy draft budget accepted

Europe 10/15/18, 23:44

Italy's populist government was heading into a budget battle with the European Union after disregarding pointed warnings to ease up on spending promises that have shattered previous deficit pledges and threaten Italy's ability to lower its heavy debt load.The EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told reporters in Brussels on Tuesday ...

Palmieri scores 2 for 3rd straight game, Devils win

Hockey 10/14/18, 16:10

Kyle Palmieri scored two goals for the third straight game and the New Jersey Devils rallied from their first deficits of the season to beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Sunday.Jean-Sebastien Dea capped the two-goal, third-period outburst with the game winner at 3:25 and Keith Kinkaid made 37 saves ...

Rwandan woman chosen to head body for French-speaking world

Africa 10/12/18, 12:09

Rwanda's top diplomat Louise Mushikiwabo has been chosen to lead the body that represents French speakers around the world, becoming the first African woman to hold the post.The foreign minister replaces Canada's Michaelle Jean, who had sought re-election for the top job at the International Organization of Francophonie.Francophonie Secretary-General designate ...

Palmieri scores 2, Kinkaid stops 21, Devils rout Caps 6-0

Hockey 10/11/18, 23:06

Kyle Palmieri scored twice and Keith Kinkaid made 21 saves as the New Jersey Devils celebrated their home opener Thursday night with a 6-0 victory over the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals.Marcus Johansson, Blake Coleman, Jean-Sebastien Dea and Brian Boyle also scored for the Devils who are off to a ...

King, Abdul-Jabbar honored for tackling homophobia

Sports 10/06/18, 09:09

Billie Jean King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are being honored for lending their names to the fight against homophobia in sports.They are working with Athlete Ally, a nonprofit founded by former college wrestler Hudson Taylor.On Saturday, Athlete Ally is celebrating the 74-year-old King for her efforts to win respect and equal ...

Brexit deal getting closer, European Commission chief says

Europe 10/06/18, 03:12

The chances of Britain and European Union striking a Brexit deal are rising, one of the bloc's leaders has said, amid reports the two sides are moving closer on the fraught issue of the Irish border.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told three Austrian newspapers in comments published Saturday that "the ...

France pays tribute to late singer Charles Aznavour

Entertainment 10/05/18, 03:49

France is paying tribute to the late singer and actor Charles Aznavour in a ceremony to be held in the courtyard of Les Invalides in Paris.One of France's most famous personalities, Aznavour died earlier this week at the age of 94.FILE - In this Oct.20, 2017 French singer Charles Aznavour ...

Texas man’s shooting by police overshadowed despite momentum

Texas 10/04/18, 00:46

For Dallas-area residents, the Sept. 1 killing of O'Shae Terry in Arlington brought to mind the shooting of Jordan Edwards in another Texas city last year.In this screenshot taken from Sept. 1, 2018, police body camera video provided by the Arlington Police Department, an officer, foreground, talks to O'Shae Terry ...

Finnish ex-prime minister bids to become EU Commission head

Europe 10/02/18, 11:36

Former Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said Tuesday he would run for the head of the European Commission following next year's elections.Stubb announced his bid at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, saying he sees himself as the "next generation candidate" to lead the European Union, a bloc that will ...

Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape

Entertainment 10/01/18, 01:18

The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature was convicted of rape and sentenced to two years in prison on Monday.Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, had faced two counts of rape ...

Group tied to literature prize still under Nobel glare

Entertainment 09/30/18, 03:00

There won't be a Nobel Prize in Literature this year but the Swedish Academy that awards the prestigious prize is still in the limelight.Jean-Claude Arnault, a French citizen who is a major cultural figure in Sweden, is at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that has ...

Cano, Maybin lead Mariners over Rangers 12-6

Baseball 09/28/18, 22:14

Robinson Cano had four hits and Cameron Maybin had four RBIs as the Seattle Mariners built a nine-run lead after three innings and defeated the Texas Rangers 12-6 Friday night.Maybin had three hits and Cano drove in two runs and scored twice. The Mariners scored seven times in the second ...

Column: Ryder Cup an opportunity missed for French golf

Golf 09/26/18, 10:47

It remains, on the eve of the Ryder Cup outside Paris, the defining image of French golf: Jean Van de Velde losing the British Open in excruciating fashion in 1999, peeling off his socks and shoes to fish his ball out of the silty creek in a final-hole meltdown at ...

FACT CHECK: O’Rourke ‘Jim Crow’ remark goes beyond police

Texas 09/25/18, 14:16

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz accused Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke of making offensive comments about police officers during their first debate of the Texas Senate race.The attack came amid heightened attention in Texas on fatal shootings involving police officers. Last month, a white Dallas police officer shot and killed her unarmed ...

Lawyer: Firing of officer who killed neighbor is premature

U.S. 09/25/18, 01:22

The attorney for a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment says the officer's firing was premature and unfair.Robert Rogers, who represents the fired officer, Amber Guyger, said Monday night that Police Chief U. Renee Hall "bowed to pressure from anti-police groups and ...

Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired

U.S. 09/24/18, 17:05

A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday for being arrested for manslaughter in the slaying, the Dallas Police Department said.Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger during a hearing Monday, according to the statement posted on Twitter ...

Update: France wants UN backing for Syria accord

World 09/24/18, 10:15

The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local):10 a.m.France's foreign minister wants the U.N. to rally behind a Russian-Turkish accord averting a massive battle for the Syrian rebel stronghold of Idlib.Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday that the accord is "a good thing" and an "opportunity ...

King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake in Dodgers

Football 09/21/18, 19:44

Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group.The tennis champion first became enamored with the team when it arrived from Brooklyn in 1958. King says she and younger brother Randy Moffitt "grew up bleeding Dodger blue" in Long Beach. ...

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