Passengers violently ejected from seats on turbulent flight

U.S. 07/12/19, 07:25

Dozens of people were violently slammed off the ceiling of a jetliner that encountered unexpected and intense turbulence over the Pacific Ocean Thursday. An Air Canada flight to Australia made an emergency landing in Honolulu after 37 people were injured, nine seriously, during the sudden loss of altitude that sent people ...

Ali Adnan helps Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1

Soccer 05/25/19, 20:20

Ali Adnan had his first MLS goal to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday.Lucas Venuto also scored for Vancouver (4-6-3) and Maxime Crepeau made three saves.Adnan split defenders Michael Barrios and Reggie Cannon in the 30th minute and powered to the net for a high shot ...

Fredy Montero scores, Whitecaps beat Timbers 1-0

Soccer 05/10/19, 23:18

Fredy Montero scored in the ninth minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps held on to beat the Cascadia Cup rival Portland Timbers 1-0 on Friday night.Russell Teibert chipped the ball over to Montero for a left-footed shot over goalkeeper Steve Clark's shoulder.The Timbers had an opportunity in the 71st minute when ...

Washington state limits exemptions for measles vaccine

Science 05/10/19, 15:27

Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from receiving the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine before attending a day care center or school under a measure signed Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee.The state saw more than 70 ...

Nani’s late goal lifts Orlando City over Whitecaps 1-0.

Soccer 04/20/19, 16:53

Luís Carlos "Nani" Almeida da Cunha scored in the closing minutes to help Orlando City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday.Sacha Kljestan came on for Will Johnson in the 76th minute and first-timed a cross by Ruan Carlos Gomes Costa da Silva that deflected off Nani in the 88th.Orlando ...

Some Whitecaps fan walk out in solidarity against ex-coach

Soccer 04/18/19, 15:06

Hundreds of Vancouver Whitecaps fans walked out during a game to protest the handling of decade-old abuse and harassment allegations against a former coach.Two fan groups organized the action during the game with Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night over what they say is the "silence and lack of accountability" ...

Hwang scores first MLS goal, Whitecaps beat LAFC 1-0

Soccer 04/17/19, 23:33

Hwang Inbeom scored his first MLS goal to help Vancouver beat Los Angeles FC 1-0 on Wednesday night, the Whitecaps' first victory of the season and the California club's first loss.Hwang scored in the 27th minute after Vancouver winger Victory Giro popped a shot off the post. The rebound ricocheted ...

Ibrahimovic shines as Galaxy downs Whitecaps 2-0

Soccer 04/06/19, 11:58

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal and an assist as the LA Galaxy beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Friday night.Daniel Steres also scored for the Galaxy (4-1-0).Maxime Crepeau stopped one shot for the Whitecaps (0-4-1) while his teammates blocked four.LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal against the ...

Canucks topple struggling Sharks 4-2

Hockey 04/02/19, 23:55

Tanner Pearson scored twice, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-2 comeback win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.Markus Granlund and Troy Stecher also scored for the Canucks, while Bo Horvat and Loui Eriksson each had a pair of assists.Kevin Labanc and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks.Vancouver ...

Granlund scores shootout winner as Canucks down Stars 3-2

Hockey 03/31/19, 00:14

Markus Granlund scored in the eighth round of the shootout, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.Tim Schaller and Sven Baertschi scored in regulation for the Canucks, who were officially eliminated from the playoff race on Friday. Jacob Markstrom made 38 saves.Granlund's ...

Sounders remain undefeated with 0-0 tie with Whitecaps

Soccer 03/30/19, 23:32

A video replay decision in extra time cost the Vancouver Whitecaps a for penalty kick in a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.The wild sequence began when Vancouver's Joaquin Ardaiz took a shot that was stopped by goalkeeper Stefan Frei. The ball rolled to the Whitecaps' Hwang ...

Pearson leads Canucks to 3-2 shootout win over Kings

Basketball 03/29/19, 00:15

Tanner Pearson scored in the fourth round of the shootout and the Vancouver Canucks kept their faint playoff hopes alive, beating the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 Thursday night.Brock Boeser and Alex Edler scored in regulation for the Canucks, who are seven points behind Colorado for the second wild-card spot in ...

Woman who shoved friend off bridge gets jail, work crew

U.S. 03/27/19, 18:26

A woman who pleaded guilty to pushing her 16-year-old friend from a bridge at a popular swimming area near Vancouver has been sentenced to two days in jail and 38 days on a county work crew.Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman sentenced 19-year-old Tay'lor Smith on Wednesday, saying she ...

Seattle’s hot start putting memories of past seasons to rest

Soccer 03/27/19, 15:49

All offseason, the Seattle Sounders vowed they would not repeat what happened a year ago when the club had an awful spring and found itself among the worst in Major League Soccer near the midseason mark.The Sounders understood a quick start to the 2019 season was important for their own ...

Steel records 1st hat trick as Ducks beat Canucks 5-4

Hockey 03/27/19, 00:00

Rookie Sam Steel recorded his first NHL hat trick and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 Tuesday night.The Canucks rallied from a 5-2 deficit late in the third period, but couldn't complete the comeback and dropped their third straight game.Rickard Rakell and Kiefer Sherwood also scored for the ...

Bobrovsky earns 7th shutout, Columbus beats Vancouver 5-0

Hockey 03/25/19, 00:13

Pierre-Luc Dubois ended a scoring slump with a goal and an assist and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky returned from injury to stop 21 shots as the Columbus Blue Jackets improved their playoff chances with a 5-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.Josh Anderson had two goals and an assist, ...

Giordano leads Flames past Canucks 3-1

Hockey 03/24/19, 00:00

Mark Giordano had a goal and two assists, leading the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.Garnet Hathaway and Andrew Mangiapane also scored and Mike Smith made 27 saves for the Flames, who snapped the Canucks' three-game winning streak.Brock Boeser had a power-play goal ...

China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds

Business 03/22/19, 12:45

China has stopped all new purchases of Canadian canola seeds in what some see as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei.The Canola Council of Canada said late Thursday exporters are reporting Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase the seeds at this time.In 2018, ...

Horvat leads Canucks to 7-4 win over Senators

Hockey 03/21/19, 00:06

Bo Horvat had two goals and an assist and the Vancouver Canucks kept their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 win over the depleted Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.Tanner Pearson also had two goals for Vancouver (32-32-10). Brock Boeser, Jake Virtanen and Loui Eriksson also scored.The Canucks matched their longest ...

Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Business 03/20/19, 16:52

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year.Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver, British Colombia, will help test the cups, which use fiber, paper and other materials in place of plastic liners.Seattle-based Starbucks was expected to announcement the test ...

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