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Coyotes snap Oilers’ winning streak
Daymond Langkow, Adrian Aucoin and Boyd Gordon scored for Phoenix, and the Coyotes held off Edmonton 4-2 on Saturday night to snap the Oilers’ six-game winning streak.
NBA owners, players try again to end lockout
NBA owners and players are trying again to end the lockout before it can do further damage to an already-shortened schedule.
Battle of the sexes and exes at Breeders’ Cup
“Battle of the Sexes” was sooooo last year. “Battle of the Exes” is how this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic played out when Mike Smith, dressed in white to ride Drosselmeyer under the lights, appeared out of nowhere like a ghost and beat his front-running Canadian ex to the wire aboard Game On Dude.
Officials: 69 dead in northeast Nigeria attacks
Residents fearfully left their homes Saturday to bury their dead in northeast Nigeria following a series of co-ordinated attacks that killed at least 69 people and left a new police headquarters in ruins, government offices burned and symbols of state power destroyed.
Last 45 Chinese miners in cave-in pulled out alive after a day and a half
Forty-five grimy, exhausted Chinese coal miners trapped by a cave-in were rescued Saturday, ending a 36-hour ordeal in the world’s most dangerous country for the industry. Eight miners were killed in the accident.
’60 Minutes’ commentator Andy Rooney dies at 92
Andy Rooney so dreaded the day he had to end his signature “60 Minutes” commentaries about life’s large and small absurdities that he kept going until he was 92 years old.
Greece prime minister struggles to form coalition
Greece’s prime minister struggled Saturday to form a temporary coalition government, faced with opposition calls for immediate elections that have extended a political deadlock in the debt-shackled country.
Experts say it will take at least 30 years to close Japan’s tsunami-hit nuclear power plant
A Japanese government panel says it will take at least 30 years to safely close the tsunami-hobbled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.
Crews suspend rescue effort after 3 killed in grain elevator blast
Crews suspended their search Sunday for three people missing after a thunderous explosion at a Kansas grain elevator killed three workers and hospitalized two others with severe burns.
Hamas caught in bind as Gaza violence heats up
A new round of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants has Gaza’s Hamas rulers caught between reluctance to take on Israel and discomfort with reining in fellow Islamists from smaller, more radical groups involved in the fighting.
Eleventh World Series title was in the Cards
Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the post-season on the final day. A nifty pair of comebacks in the playoffs. Two desperate rallies in Game 6.
Hometown boy Freese named World Series MVP
David Freese, the hometown boy made good, is the MVP of the World Series.
Dubnyk stops 40 shots in Oilers’ win over Avs
Colorado peppered Edmonton goalie Devan Dubnyk with shots aplenty and had next to nothing to show for it.
St. Louis wins World Series
The St. Louis Cardinals won a remarkable World Series they weren’t even supposed to reach, beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 on Friday night with another key hit by hometown star David Freese and six gutsy innings from Chris Carpenter.
NBA commissioner cancels games through Nov. 30
The NBA will play a shortened season — if it plays at all — after labour negotiations broke down for the second time in a week.
Powerful earthquake kills at least 138 in Turkey
Cries of panic and horror filled the air as a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 138 people as buildings pancaked and crumpled into rubble.
New leaders declare Libya liberated
Libya’s interim rulers declared the country liberated on Sunday after an eight-month civil war, launching the oil-rich nation on what is meant to be a two-year transition to democracy. But they laid out plans with an Islamist tone that could rattle their Western backers.
Three aid workers kidnapped from a refugee camp in Algeria
Gunmen kidnapped three aid workers — two Spaniards and an Italian — from a refugee camp in Algeria, injuring one of the hostages and a local guard in the attack, officials said Sunday.
Suicide bomber kills self, wounds 2 in Somali
An African Union official says that a suicide bomber has blown himself up in Somalia’s capital, wounding two AU peacekeepers.
Falling satellite must have crashed into Southeast Asia: Scientist
A defunct German research satellite crashed into the Earth somewhere in Southeast Asia on Sunday, U.S. scientist said — but no one is still quite sure where.