Groups announced for World Junior Hockey Championship games in Moncton, Halifax

Canada celebrates their victory over Austria following third period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Tuesday, December 28, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson) Canada celebrates their victory over Austria following third period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Tuesday, December 28, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

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Ukrainian troops claim gains in Russia-annexed region

Ukrainian troops pushed forward Monday with their offensive that has embarrassed Moscow, with Kyiv officials and foreign observers hinting at new gains in the strategic southern region of Kherson that the Kremlin wants to annex.

Ukrainian tank T-64 fires in Russian troops' positions direction, in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)

Indonesian police probe tear gas firing at soccer match

Indonesian police said they were investigating over a dozen officers responsible for firing tear gas that set off a crush that killed 125 people at a soccer match, as families and friends grieved Monday for the victims that included 17 children.