Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Macron says Russia can’t win in Ukraine after strike on mall

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine — France’s president denounced Russia’s fiery airstrike on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine as a “new war crime” Tuesday and vowed the West’s support for Kyiv would not waver, saying Moscow “cannot and should not win” the war.

Former aide: Trump was told protesters had weapons on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON — Cassidy Hutchinson, a key aide in Donald Trump’s White House, told the House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection on Tuesday that Trump was informed that people rallying on the mall that morning had weapons but he told officials to “let my people in” and march to the Capitol.

46 dead, 16 hospitalized after trailer of migrants found

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Forty-six people were found dead and 16 others were taken to hospitals after a tractor-trailer rig containing suspected migrants was found Monday on a remote back road in southwest San Antonio, officials said.

Author shares memories of Agnes

WILKES-BARRE — Suzanne Jones was 6 years old when she and her family evacuated their Birch Street home in Wilkes-Barre to get ahead of Hurricane Agnes as the storm arrived to devastate the city.

New Sheetz set to open June 29 on Route 11 in Larksville

LARKSVILLE — Harry Hammel, spokesperson for Sheetz, said more than 100 local residents are expected to attend Wednesday’s grand opening of its new store on Route 11.

Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Scores of civilians were feared killed or wounded in a Russian missile strike Monday on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine’s central city of Kremenchuk, Ukrainian officials said.

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Sources: NFL insists on indefinite suspension for Watson

The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides presented their cases in front of a retired judge in Delaware on Tuesday, two people in attendance told The Associated Press.

Avs add to Denver’s title town run on ice

DENVER — How’s this for a hat trick: The Mile High City is now home to the Stanley Cup, NCAA and national high school hockey champions.

AP source: Westbrook exercises $47M option with Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook is exercising his option to play for $47.1 million next season, a person with direct knowledge of the decision said Tuesday.

New Attitude Elliott? Chase prefers a practical approach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As he prepared for one of the hottest races of the NASCAR season, Chase Elliott said he would use positive thinking to convince himself it wasn’t so bad.

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