Ukraine: After losing Kherson, Russia tries to destroy it – National

KHERSON, Ukraine — On the day Polina Mulika was born, a Russian rocket hit the Kherson maternity hospital. The explosion shattered the windows, spraying glass and debris into the rooms, but the panes directly above the newborn’s crib somehow held. Everyone agreed it was a miracle. Read more: Russia launches assault in eastern Ukraine as … Read more

2023 NFL playoffs: Ranking 12 losing teams’ chances of reaching 2024 Super Bowl, including Bengals, 49ers

We’re down to the final two teams in the 2023 NFL playoffs: it’s the Chiefs and the Eagles headed for a Super Bowl LVII showdown, after Kansas City edged the Bengals at Arrowhead Stadium and Philly routed the 49ers at Lincoln Financial Field. But what about the 12 title hopefuls who fell short of the … Read more

Wizards’ win in San Antonio ends one of the NBA’s strangest losing streaks, which lasted 8,451 days

Michael Gonzales A late-January, Monday-night game between the Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs is not exactly a marquee matchup. Still, there was more on the line in this contest than most people probably realized. With their 127-106 win, the Wizards ended one of the NBA‘s strangest losing streaks. Before this game, the Wizards hadn’t … Read more

Rio Tinto apologises for losing radioactive capsule as authorities scramble to find it | World News

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Rio Tinto has apologised for losing a highly radioactive capsule in the Australian outback as authorities scramble to find it. “We are taking this incident very seriously. We recognise this is clearly very concerning and are sorry for the alarm it has caused in the Western Australian community,” Simon Trott, chief executive of Rio Tinto’s … Read more

US Defense Officials Not Losing Sight of China, North Korea

Aboard a U.S. military plane over the Pacific —  Less than a week after helping secure billions of dollars in additional military assistance for Ukraine in its fight against Russia, including U.S.- and German-made battle tanks, top U.S. defense officials are shifting their focus to the Indo-Pacific and growing threats from China and North Korea. … Read more

Arsenal title march might benefit from losing to Man City in FA Cup

Each week, ESPN’s Luis Miguel Echegaray offers his latest thoughts and permutations from the world of football. You have the analysis, now comes LME’s commentary. Welcome to the first edition of the Tap-In! Is it better for Arsenal to lose against Man City in the FA Cup? As Arsenal continue their almost indomitable run toward … Read more

US and Germany to supply tanks to Ukraine as Kyiv admits losing Soledar to Russia

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The United States said on Wednesday it would supply Ukraine with 31 of its most advanced battle tanks after Germany broke a taboo with a similar announcement, moves hailed by Kyiv as a potential turning point in its battle to repel Russia’s invasion. The US decision to deliver M1 Abrams tanks helped break a diplomatic … Read more

Georgetown beats DePaul, snapping 29-game Big East losing skid

WASHINGTON — Georgetown snapped a 29-game losing streak against Big East opponents with an 81-76 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night. Georgetown (6-15, 1-9) won its first Big East game since March 13, 2021 — the conference tournament final against Creighton — ending the longest skid in the history of the conference. The Hoyas’ last … Read more

Georgetown snaps 29-game losing streak in Big East play as Hoyas hang on for victory over DePaul

USATSI At long last, Georgetown’s losing streak in Big East play came to an end Tuesday night as the Hoyas defeated DePaul 81-76 at home for their first win in conference play since March 2021 against Xavier. The victory snapped a 29-game Big East losing streak for Georgetown (6-15, 1-9 Big East), which was a … Read more

Kansas vs. Baylor score, takeaways: Slumping Jayhawks hit rare three-game losing streak under Bill Self

No. 9 Kansas hit yet another speed bump on Monday as its losing streak stretched to three games with a 75-69 road loss to No. 17 Baylor. The Jayhawks have now lost three in a row for just the fourth time under Hall of Fame coach Bill Self, shaking up a wide-open Big 12 that … Read more