TORONTO Teemu Selanne, who led the Anaheim Ducks to a Stanley Cup and is the Olympics’ all-time leading scorer, headlined the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017 announced on Monday. Also getting the call were Paul Kariya, Dave Andreychuk, Mark Recchi and Danielle Goyette, who becomes the fifth woman inducted into the hockey shrine.
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MEXICO CITY Mexico’s attorney general said on Monday it will request help from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to investigate accusations the administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto spied on private citizens. Activists, human rights lawyers and journalists in Mexico filed a criminal complaint alleging their smartphones had been infected with spying software
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By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Amtrak on Monday named a former Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) chief to lead the U.S. passenger rail carrier as it embarks on a major renovation of its busiest U.S. hub following years of disruptions and delays along the Northeast Corridor. Richard Anderson, who spearheaded Delta’s growth into the world’s
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By Nick Carey and Joseph White | DETROIT DETROIT General Motors Co (GM.N) now expects U.S. new vehicle sales in 2017 will be in the “low 17 million” unit range, reflecting a widespread expectation that the industry is headed for a moderate downturn, a top executive said on Monday. “The market is definitely slowing …
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By Martinne Geller and Michael Flaherty | LONDON/NEW YORK LONDON/NEW YORK U.S. activist shareholder Third Point LLC has targeted Nestle (NESN.S) by taking a $3.5 billion stake in the food maker and urging Europe’s most valuable company to boost returns as demand for its products weakens. Nestle shares jumped as much as 4.8 percent on
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BRUSSELS EU ministers on Monday reached a compromise on energy saving targets after 2021, taking a first hurdle toward implementing the Paris Agreement on lowering carbon emissions and limiting the worst effects of a warming planet. The European Union vowed to take over international leadership on climate after United States President Donald Trump withdrew his
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SOFIA Bulgaria’s first geostationary communications satellite has been launched into space, operator Bulsatcom said in a statement on Saturday. The BulgariaSat-1 satellite, which will provide television and communication services to Europe and North Africa, was launched by SpaceX from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 1910 GMT on Friday. The satellite could be also
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By Irene Klotz | CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The first total solar eclipse across the continental United States in a century is expected to spark watching parties and traffic jams as it darkens skies from Oregon to South Carolina, authorities said on Wednesday. During the Aug. 21 eclipse, the moon will pass between
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By Estelle Shirbon and William James | LONDON LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Sunday for a stronger response to Islamist extremism after three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby, killing seven people and injuring 48. London’s Metropolitan Police arrested 12 people in the Barking district
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By Terray Sylvester | PORTLAND, Ore. PORTLAND, Ore. Police in Portland girded for potential unrest on Sunday, citing “online threats of violence,” ahead of dueling political rallies planned by supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump after racially charged killings convulsed Oregon’s largest city. The Trump Free Speech Rally and counter-protests were set to unfold
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By Greg Torode and Raju Gopalakrishnan | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Several Asian nations are seeking to bolster informal alliances among themselves, regional diplomats and officials said, unsettled by growing fears that the United States could not be relied on to maintain a buffer against China’s assertiveness. Countries including Australia, Japan, India and Vietnam are quietly stepping
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By Estelle Shirbon and William James | LONDON LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Sunday for a stronger response to Islamist extremism after three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby, killing seven people and injuring 48. London’s Metropolitan Police arrested 12 people in the Barking district
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