Kansas City News Serving: Sporting Reports, Debt Chicken Cont'd & Bakhmut Battle

Lots of things to consider tonight . . . Inspired by hottie CJ, yet again, we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Local Legacy Stay Winning

Kansas City Monarchs crush the Canaries from Sioux Falls in lopsided Friday home opener

Nothing compares to playing in front of your home fans, and the Kansas City Monarchs did not disappoint in their home opener. The Monarchs jumped out to a 10-1 lead Friday night and cruised to an 18-6 victory in game one of a three-game series versus the Sioux Falls Canaries at Legends Field.

Party Time Earns EPIC Turnout

Second annual Asian American Heritage Festival brings thousands to Columbus Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo - The second annual Asian American Heritage Festival was held in Columbus Park on Saturday. Event organizers say it returned with three times the food, vendors, performances and sponsors. "It's good cause I'm supporting my peoples and putting them on the map," said visitor Danny Mongkhonbiley.

Actually, Everybody Loves Salvy

KC Royals' Salvador Perez hears boos from White Sox fans, but it was a misunderstanding

Salvador Perez has made seven All-Star Games in 12 seasons and is rarely seen without a smile on or off the field. Perez's love of baseball - and life - is infectious, as he often brings joy to those around him.

Stupid A.I. Forgets Kegger

Trending world-changing technology got one thing wrong about the Chiefs recently

The Kansas City Chiefs have had some amazing players play for them throughout the years, but one new game-changing technology got something wrong. If you don't know yet, there is a new software, or technology rather, out there that can do almost anything. It's called AI, or Artificial Intelligence.

Soccer Slide Persists

Recap: Sporting falls in first meeting with St. Louis City SC | Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City (2-8-4, 10 points) suffered a 4-0 defeat in the club's inaugural meeting with rivals St. Louis City SC (7-4-1, 22 points) on Saturday night at Citypark in St. Louis. The hosts struck twice in both halves with Indiana Vassilev notching a brace to go with goals from

Newsflash: Hottie Attracts Attention

C.J. Perry in Bathing Suit Says "You Stole My Heart"

C.J. Perry is falling in love with Puerto Rico - in her bathing suit. The Total Divas star declares her appreciation for the island nation in one of her latest social media posts, having fun in the sun in her swimsuit.

Grumpy Old Prez: Pipe Down!!!

Biden blasted for barking at reporter to 'shush up' during Japan G7 summit meeting: 'If Trump does that...'

President Joe Biden's critics called out the world leader for telling a reporter to "shush up" while he was meeting with the Australian prime minister at the latest G7 summit in Japan.

MAGA Remakes History?!?

Ghost of William Jennings Bryan haunts Trump's next run for the White House

Born generations apart in vastly different worldly circumstances, Donald J. Trump and William Jennings Bryan would appear to have little in common beyond their middle initial. Yet comparisons between the two began cropping up early in 2016, right about the time Trump's candidacy was bringing the word "populist" back into the daily political conversation.

Cash Collision Course

Debt ceiling talks break down and attacks escalate as deadline approaches

Biden aides offered what they viewed as a key concession by proposing that Congress hold flat it's spending on defense, as well as a series of domestic programs including housing aid, education and scientific research. The White House - which earlier this year sought major increases by raising taxes - said that the adjustment would instead amount to a cut because of year-over-year inflation.

Rumors Of War Redux

Wagner Group chief says Bakhmut captured; Ukraine rejects claims - UPI.com

May 20 (UPI) -- The leader of the Russian private military Wagner Group said Saturday his troops have captured the key eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, but Kyiv rejected the claims, saying the fight goes on. "The operation to capture Bakhmut lasted 224 days," Wagner Group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin said in a video posted on Telegram and translated by CNN.

Sordid Topic Of Coin Controls World

G7 urges China to press Russia to end war in Ukraine, respect Taiwan's status, fair trade rules

HIROSHIMA, Japan -- HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) - The Group of Seven wealthy democracies united Saturday in urging China to pressure its strategic partner Russia to end its war on Ukraine. In a joint statement issued Saturday, the G7 leaders emphasized they did not want to harm China and were seeking "constructive and stable relations" with Beijing, "recognizing the importance of engaging candidly with and expressing our concerns directly to China."

"No Procreation, Just Pleasure"

This is how we do it: 'She sets a timer for sex and my job is just to enjoy what she's doing to me'

The thing about lesbian sex is it takes a while I've never found a sexual partner so attractive. When Satya gets naked I immediately feel weak. Soon after we started dating, I was sitting on her sofa after a night out and she put on a sexy, romantic song and gave me a really slow lapdance.

Home Team Remains In Cellar

Offensive slump continues as Royals lose 5-1 in Chicago

The Royals managed to score just one run, the fourth time in the last eight games they have scored one run or less, in a 5-1 loss to the White Sox on Saturday afternoon. Jordan Lyles gave up all five runs in five innings of work, picking up his league-leading eighth loss of the year.

Springtime For Cowtown

FORECAST: Beautiful weekend, gradually getting warmer over the next few days

What a beautiful weekend! Saturday turned out to be a cool, but comfortable afternoon in the lower 70s. Expect another cool night with lows near 50 degrees under a mostly clear sky. We add a few more degrees in the temperature department on Sunday.

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