Matt Fitzpatrick edges Will Zalatoris, wins 2022 U.S. Open

June 19 (UPI) — Matt Fitzpatrick of England held off Will Zalatoris to win the 2022 U.S. Open on Sunday at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. Zalatoris, who lost in a three-hole playoff at the PGA Championship last month, missed a birdie putt on hole No. 18 by inches that would have forced another […]

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant needs to win NBA title as ‘bus driver’

Kevin Durant may step on the gas after hearing this. Charles Barkley, the NBA Hall of Famer turned popular basketball analyst, said Durant needs to be the “bus driver” of his team to gain respect among the “old heads.” “Until he is the guy on a championship, we’re not going to ever give him the […]

Gun-toting suspect released hours after Staten Island arrest

A Staten Island career criminal was back on the streets Saturday — one day after he was nabbed by cops with a loaded gun. Bessam Camacho, 27, was arrested after patrol officers found he was carrying a gun with seven rounds in the magazine on Benjamin Place in Arlington Friday night, the NYPD said. Camacho […]

Uyghur-heritage candidate urges Japan to ’embrace diversity’

Arfiya Eri is a young, female, multilingual former United Nations official, all of which would already help her stand out as a Japanese political candidate, but she is also of Uyghur heritage. While her campaign is not centred around her ethnic background, it is attracting attention — positive and negative — in a country where […]