Handball Junior Nationals Land in Woodside The tournament, which was sponsored by the Queens Borough Elk Lodge, ran from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th, and brought over 150 participants; all competing to become national champions.
Heroes Scores for 6/19 In the 21 & under boys division of Heroes basketball league, the RMS beat the Supereme by a final score of 57 to 51 on Friday. The high scorers for the RMS were Mike Tableman with 19 points and Kei...
By Aleksandar Vasovic BAKCHISARAY, Ukraine (Reuters) - Bearded men in camouflage uniforms and black fur hats and armed with knives, were checking traffic on Thursday along the busy road linking Crimea's regional capital of Simferopol and the naval port of Sevastopol. A black flag with a skull, the standard of Serbian nationalists, and a Serbian national flag fluttered in the wind alongside the Russian tricolor, bringing back images from the turbulent events of the 1990s in the Balkans. Bratislav Zivkovic, one of the commanders of Serbia's Chetnik movement, an ultranationalist group with roots in another era, said it was only natural for them to come to Crimea to help their Russian brethren. Crimea, part of independent post-Soviet Ukraine since 1991, has been in the grip of the Russian military for a week.
LONDON (AP) — With little hope of halting a vote to separate a strategic Ukraine peninsula from the rest of the country, the West is readying itself to impose harsh sanctions on Russia as soon as Monday.