Zelenskyy evokes Holocaust as he appeals to Israel for aid

JERUSALEM  — Ukraine’s president has called on Israel to take a stronger stand against Russia, delivering an emotional appeal that compared Russia’s invasion of his country to the actions of Nazi Germany. In a speech to Israeli lawmakers Sunday, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said it was time for Israel to take sides. He said Israel should […]

Illinois men fall in NCAA Second Round to Houston 68-53

PITTSBURGH — The Illinois men’s basketball team saw its season end ingloriously Sunday afternoon, struggling to find any offensive rhythm against the country’s best defensive team, the Houston Cougars. Houston advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 68-53 victory. Cougars coach Kelvin Sampson said the key was shutting down Illinois’s primary offensive weapon. “Kofi (Cockburn), […]