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Canada lands Russian pairs figure skater

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s skating federation says that former world junior champion Lubov Iliushechkina is switching her allegiance to Canada.

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North American group nears deal to buy Bologna

In this Monday, April 16, 2007 filer, Defense attorney Joseph Tacopina gives his closing arguments in the Melanie McGuire trial in New Brunswick, N.J. Cash-strapped Serie B club Bologna is nearing a deal on being sold to a North American group. New York lawyer Joe Tacopina is slated to become the club president, with Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo the largest investor. Tacopina and Saputo will reportedly make an initial investment of 13 million euros ($16.5 million) plus provide a 7 million euros payout to the club's previous owners. (AP Photo/Patti Sapone, Pool)

BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Cash-strapped Serie B club Bologna is nearing a sale to a North American group.

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Tanner Pearson leads LA Kings’ 6-1 rout of Oilers

Los Angeles Kings' Tanner Pearson (70) celebrates his goal with Alec Martinez during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the Los Angeles Kings streaked away to an early five-goal lead, complacency seemed to be a whole lot tougher opponent than the winless Edmonton Oilers.

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Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.

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