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Russia presses Donbas attacks as Polish leader praises Kyiv

By: Elena Becatoros, Oleksandr Stashevskyi, Ricardo Mazalan

By ELENA BECATOROS, OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and RICARDO MAZALAN KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pressed its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Poland’s president traveled to Kyiv to support the country’s European Union aspirations, becoming the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war....

Rockies blanked by Mets, finish disappointing homestand 3-6

By: Patrick Saunders

Home cookin’ couldn’t comfort the Rockies. A 2-0 loss to New York on Sunday afternoon — with the chant “Let’s Go Mets” reverberating throughout Coors Field — left the Rockies in a bad place after a 3-6 homestand in which they lost all three series. Sunday’s game featured a terrific...

Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors

By: Rahim Faiez

ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists. After the order was announced Thursday, only a handful of news...

‘Utter bull(bleep)’: Chicago White Sox closer Liam Hendriks rejects Josh Donaldson’s explanation for his ‘Jackie’ comment

By: Tribune News Service

Chicago White Sox closer Liam Hendriks wasn’t buying Josh Donaldson’s explanation for the New York Yankees third baseman’s comments to Tim Anderson during Saturday’s game at Yankee Stadium. “Basically tried to call me Jackie Robinson: ‘What’s up, Jackie?’” Anderson said after the Sox’s 7-5 loss, describing what led to a...

PGA updates | Pereira takes 1-shot lead into back 9 at PGA

By: The Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the final round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. Mito Pereira made a big par putt at the ninth to make the turn at 7 under and with a one-shot lead over former Wake Forest teammates Will Zalatoris and...

‘Doctor Strange’ remains atop box office as ‘Top Gun’ looms

By: The Associated Press

By ANDREW DALTON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doctor Strange and his multiverse got to linger a little longer atop the weekend box office as Tom Cruise and “Top Gun” wait in the wings. Marvel’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” was the top-earning film of the weekend for the...

Joey Gallo, Kyle Higashioka test positive for COVID-19

By: Tribune News Service

Before their Sunday doubleheader against the White Sox, the Yankees announced that Joey Gallo and Kyle Higashioka tested positive for COVID-19. Both players were placed on the COVID-19 injured list. Both players are vaccinated, as they were able to travel to and play in the team’s series in Toronto. Aaron...

Single-engine plane crashes in Broomfield neighborhood

By: Shelly Bradbury

A single-engine plane crashed Sunday in Broomfield, according to Broomfield police. The plane went down in the Anthem Ranch neighborhood in northern Broomfield, near Lowell Boulevard and La Brisas Drive, police said. Additional information was not immediately available and it was not clear whether anyone was hurt or killed, or...

‘A long journey’: Volunteers from Belarus fight for Ukraine

By: The Associated Press

By VANESSA GERA WARSAW, Poland (AP) — One is a restaurateur who fled Belarus when he learned he was about to be arrested for criticizing President Alexander Lukashenko. Another was given the choice of either denouncing fellow opposition activists or being jailed. And one is certain his brother was killed...

PGA updates | Leaders tee off in final round of PGA

By: The Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the final round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ 1:45 p.m. The leaders are off the tee for the final round of the PGA Championship, with Mito Pereira of Chile attempting to become the third major winner from South America and...

Chad Green will have Tommy John surgery

By: Tribune News Service

The Yankees officially announced that Chad Green will have Tommy John surgery. Green last pitched on Thursday, when he left the game mid at-bat with forearm discomfort. The Yankees feared the injury was “significant” at the time, and that was confirmed with the announcement that he’s going under the knife....