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January 13, 2019 10:36 PM Australian premier plans Fiji, Vanuatu visit to offset China influence

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday he will visit Fiji and Vanuatu this week as part of a push to offset China’s growing influence in the South Pacific. Morrison heads to Vanuatu on Wednesday, in the first visit by an Australian prime minister to the Pacific island nation in three decades. He then will go to Fiji, returning 109

January 9, 2019 10:28 PM ‘Deadliest Catch’ boat capsizes, leaving multiple dead, officials say

Three people aboard the Mary B II were pronounced dead after their vessel capsized off the coast of Newport, Oregon on Tuesday, officials said. (USCG Pacific Northwest) Three people aboard the "Deadliest Catch" boat Mary B II were pronounced dead after their vessel capsized off the coast of Newport, Oregon on Tuesday, officials said. The boat was on the Discovery 248

January 8, 2019 7:27 PM Nick Schmaltz done for season with lower-body injury

Arizona Coyotes forward Nick Schmaltz will be out for the remainder of the season with a lower-body injury, the team announced Tuesday. When the Coyotes put him on injured reserve on Jan. 4, the team said Schmaltz was considered week-to-week. The 22-year-old has five goals and nine assists since being traded to Arizona by Chicago in late November for Dylan 63

January 7, 2019 7:53 PM Ed McCaffrey to serve as commissioner of Pacific Pro Football

SAN DIEGO -- Don Yee, the agent for Tom Brady and other NFL stars, and three-time Super Bowl champion Ed McCaffrey will head Pacific Pro Football, a league that will provide an alternative path to the NFL that has never existed. Pacific Pro Football announced Monday that it is scheduled to begin play in July 2020 with four teams in Southern California 67

January 5, 2019 9:34 PM Paul Maurice, Todd Reirden, Jon Cooper, Bill Peters named coaches for All-Star Game

The four coaches for this month's NHL All-Star Game will be Paul Maurice of Winnipeg, Todd Reirden of Washington, Jon Cooper of Tampa Bay and Bill Peters of Calgary. Each of the teams is a division leader -- Winnipeg (Central), Washington (Metropolitan), Tampa Bay (Atlantic) and Calgary (Pacific). The NHL All-Star Weekend is Jan. 25-26 in San Jose, California 43

January 5, 2019 6:41 PM NHL names four coaches for All-Star Game

Tampa Bay’s Jon Cooper, Winnipeg’s Paul Maurice, Washington’s Todd Reirden and Calgary’s Bill Peters will serve as the head coaches for NHL All-Star Weekend from Jan. 25-26 in San Jose, Calif., the league announced Saturday. They are the coaches of the teams with the highest points percentage — points earned divided by total possible points — in each of the four divisions 100

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 108

December 30, 2018 8:05 PM Oilers acquire 3 defensemen in 2 trades

Petrovic had one assist in 26 games for Florida this season. The 26-year-old Edmonton native had five goals and 44 assists in 254 games in seven seasons with the Panthers. Manning had a goal and two assists in 27 games for Chicago this season. The 28-year-old has 12 goals and 34 assists in 234 games in seven NHL seasons, the first six with Philadelphia 41

December 20, 2018 6:22 PM Powerful quake strikes off Russia's far east: USGS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck off Russia’s far east on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, although Russian news agencies carried no immediate reports of damage from the sparsely populated area. The quake off Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, which was initially measured at 7.8 before being revised 73

December 18, 2018 11:28 AM British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence that followed a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian nation. BA halted flights following one of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan’s history, the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing in the capital 105