NBA Eastern Conference preview for 2022-2023 season

Apr 30, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) reacts after his basket against the San Antonio Spurs in the fourth quarter at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports This coming season there should be a real battle for the top place in the Eastern Conference with several teams … Read more

Ukraine says its troops have retaken ground from Russia in eastern city

SIEVIERODONETSK, Ukraine – Ukraine said it clawed back a chunk of the industrial center of Sievierodonetsk in combat that appeared on Saturday, June 4, to be stymieing a Russian drive to capture the ruined city, the focus of Moscow’s offensive to take the eastern Donbas region . Sergiy Gaidai, governor of Luhansk province, told national … Read more

Russia takes most of Sievierodonetsk city in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine – Ukraine said on Tuesday, May 31, that Russia had taken control of most of the eastern industrial city of Sievierodonetsk, a bombed-out wasteland whose capture Moscow has made the principal objective of its invasion. Russia’s all-out assault on the city in Ukraine’s Luhansk province has been met by tough resistance from Ukrainian … Read more

China Eastern crash probe eyes intentional action – sources

Investigators are examining whether the March 21 crash of a Boeing 737-800 was done intentionally by someone in the cockpit, according to two people briefed on the matter WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Investigators looking into the crash of a China Eastern Airlines jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action on the flight … Read more

Celtics clobber Bucks to reach Eastern Conference finals

Jayson Tatum and the Celtics dispatch the defending champion Bucks to face the top-seeded Heat in the Eastern Conference finals Grant Williams exploded for a career-high 27 points and led a defensive charge on Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo as the host Boston Celtics advanced to the NBA’s final four with a 109-81 romp over the … Read more

Ukraine says Russia launches new eastern offensive with blasts all along front

Ukraine said Russia had started an anticipated new offensive in the east of the country, with explosions reported all along the front lines as well as attacks in other regions. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Russia had begun the “Battle of Donbas” in the east on Monday, April 18, and a “very large part of … Read more

Tropical Storm Agaton makes landfall in Eastern Samar

Tropical Storm Agaton (Megi) could keep moving over the coastal waters of Samar Island or make a second landfall in Leyte MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Agaton (Megi) maintained its strength over the coastal waters of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, a few hours after making landfall in Calicoan Island there. Agaton hit Calicoan Island in Guiuan … Read more

Tropical Depression Agaton barely moving off Eastern Visayas

With Tropical Depression Agaton almost stationary, rain is expected to persist for days, especially in Eastern Visayas, Dinagat Islands, and Surigao del Norte MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Agaton remained almost stationary over the eastern seaboard of Eastern Visayas late Saturday morning, April 9. Agaton was located 125 kilometers east southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, … Read more

West showcases unity against Russia as NATO adds more troops to eastern flank

NATO, which has already massively increased its presence on its eastern borders since the start of the war, agrees to set up four new combat units in Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Slovakia BRUSSELS, Belgium – Western leaders showcased their unity against Russia’s war in Ukraine on Thursday, March 24, with Washington seeking more military aid … Read more

1 of 2 black boxes found from crashed China Eastern jet

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined, with aviation aircraft warning that their investigation would be very difficult because of the severe damage to the aircraft WUZHOU, China – Chinese searchers found on Wednesday, March 23, one of two black boxes from a China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed this week in … Read more