• Right wing Hudler signs $2M, 1-year deal with Dallas Stars

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Free agent right wing Jiri Hudler has signed a $2 million, one-year deal with the Dallas Stars.

  • Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab.

  • Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A. Dickey works against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Martin has 3 hits, Blue Jays beat slumping Angels 7-2

    TORONTO (AP) — A rare chance to pitch with a lead gave R.A. Dickey the opportunity to be more than just a knuckleballer.

  • Mexico's Victor Juarez delivers during the first inning of an International elimination baseball game against Canada at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Mexico pitchers key 7-1 win over Canada in LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Victor Juarez and three relievers combined to allow one hit and no earned runs and Mexico beat Canada 7-1 on Tuesday in an elimination game of the Little League World Series.

  • This undated photo provided by Bartlow Gallery, Ltd. shows a painting of a landscape that was once valued at more than $10 million. A federal judge in Chicago is set to issue a verdict in a peculiar civil trial over a celebrated Scottish-born artist's insistence that he did not paint the landscape work. The painting's owner maintains that the painting of the desert landscape, which he paid $100 for in the ’70s, is by Scottish-born Peter Doig. (Bartlow Gallery, Ltd. via AP)

    Was painting by famed living artist? US judge to decide

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is set to issue a verdict in a peculiar civil trial over a celebrated Scottish-born artist’s insistence that he did not paint a landscape work that was once valued at more than $10 million.

  • Vesnina, Bouchard win opening matches at Connecticut Open

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki is out of the Connecticut Open.

  • A Customs and Border Protection boat helps floaters during Float Down on the St. Clair River in Port Huron, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. The west winds blew most boaters toward the Canada shore and they had to be pulled back to the U.S. Thousands were expected to take part in Port Huron Float Down. (Mark R. Rummel/The Times Herald via AP)

    Canada invaded by 1,500 people on wayward play rafts

    PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Canadian authorities stopped an invasion: 1,500 people on inflatable rafts and boats that drifted across the border from Michigan during high winds on the St. Clair River.

  • 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.