Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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.

Wilkes-Barre celebrates PrideFest

WILKES-BARRE — Pride comes in many forms. Whether worn on a shirt, painted on the side of a car or flown on a flag, there are many different ways for pride to be displayed.

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Ukrainians have war on mind during 1st-round Wimbledon wins

WIMBLEDON, England — It’s tough to keep your mind focused on tennis when your family’s home in Ukraine is being bombed.

Wimbledon Queue returns 3 years later after COVID-19 hiatus

WIMBLEDON, England — “They want to know if they can drink,” went the inquiry from one card distributor to a steward at Wimbledon Park as hundreds of tents in all hues dotted the still-green grass.

MacKinnon shines in clinching win, helps Avs win Stanley Cup

TAMPA, Fla. — Andrew Cogliano shouted at Nathan MacKinnon in the midst of the Colorado Avalanche’s Stanley Cup celebration.

Avalanche, Lightning show importance of making smart trades

TAMPA, Fla. — In a copycat league known for following the Stanley Cup champions, Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog paused when asked what other teams could do to emulate their success.

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