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Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. to miss the rest of the season after tearing his left ACL

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. will miss the rest of the season after he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during an 8-1 victory at Pittsburgh. The reigning NL MVP led off the game with a double to right-center field off Martín Pérez. With Marcell Ozuna at the plate, Acuña started toward third on a stolen base attempt and his left knee gave way. Acuña remained down for several minutes while being treated, pointing at his left leg before walking off under his own power. The Braves’ initial diagnosis was left knee soreness. But the team announced later that an MRI showed a complete ACL tear that will require season-ending surgery.

12 people injured after Qatar Airways plane hits turbulence on flight to Dublin

LONDON (AP) — Twelve people have been injured when a Qatar Airways plane flying from Doha to Dublin hit turbulence. Dublin Airport said in a statement that the plane landed safely as scheduled before 1 p.m. Sunday. It said six passengers and six crew members reported injuries after the aircraft experienced turbulence while airborne over Turkey. The airport said all passengers were assessed for injuries aboard the plane, and eight were then taken to hospital. The incident comes five days after a British man died of a suspected heart attack and dozens of people were injured when a Singapore Airlines flight from London hit severe turbulence.

Former 'General Hospital' actor Johnny Wactor killed in downtown Los Angeles shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “General Hospital” actor Johnny Wactor was shot and killed when he interrupted thieves stealing the catalytic converter from his car in Los Angeles. Police say the shooting occurred around 3 a.m. Saturday when the victim approached three men in downtown LA. His mother, Scarlett Wactor, tells ABC 7 that her 37-year-old son had left work at a rooftop bar with a coworker when he saw someone at his car and thought it was being towed. Scarlett Wactor says a mask-wearing suspect looked up and opened fire. Police say three suspects drove away from the scene. Wactor was rushed to a hospital, where he died.

‘Furiosa,’ ‘Garfield’ lead slowest Memorial Day box office in decades

The Memorial Day box office is cruising for a two-decade low. “Furiosa,” the Mad Max prequel starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth, claimed the first place spot for Friday-Saturday-Sunday with $25.6 million. That is according to studio estimates on Sunday. Warner Bros. is waiting until Monday to release its four-day estimates. That left room for the weekend's other new opener, “The Garfield Movie,” to claim No. 1 for the four-day holiday weekend with $31.9 million. Aside from Memorial Day in 2020 when theaters were closed due to COVID-19, these are the lowest-earning No. 1 movies on this weekend in 29 years.

Paris' traffic-clogged Champs-Elysees turned into a mass picnic blanket for an unusual meal

PARIS (AP) — The French capital’s most famous street has been transformed into a massive picnic blanket. Around 4,000 people sat in the sun on Sunday enjoying an al fresco meal on the Champs-Elysees Avenue. The lucky picnickers were selected in a draw and provided with free baskets with delicacies from some of the top chefs in Paris. A tablecloth ran around 216 yards from the Arc de Triomphe along the avenue and served as the sitting area for the event. The event comes exactly two months before Paris hosts the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics.

Nicki Minaj's England concert postponed after rapper was detained by Dutch authorities over pot

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Nicki Minaj’s concert in Manchester, England, scheduled for Saturday night was postponed after police in the Netherlands discovered marijuana in her bags as she was preparing to leave the country. Promoter Live Nation said the show would be rescheduled soon and tickets were honored. It said Minaj made “best efforts” to make the show in time. Minaj tweeted earlier Saturday that police at the Amsterdam airport stopped her Saturday as she was about to board a plane for a concert in Manchester, England. She tweeted that police told her they found marijuana in her bags, and it would have to be weighed. Cannabis is illegal in the Netherlands, but it is tolerated for recreational use.

Chiefs' Butker has no regrets about expressing his beliefs during recent commencement speech

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker has no regrets about expressing his beliefs in a recent commencement speech and he said he has received support as well as “a shocking level of hate” from others. Butker made his comments Friday night at the Regina Caeli Academy Courage Under Fire Gala in Nashville, Tenn. He made his first public comments since his controversial recent commencement speech at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

What's open and closed on Memorial Day

In what had long been celebrated every May 30 to honor America’s fallen soldiers, Memorial Day officially became a federal holiday in 1971, observed on the last Monday in May. Businesses increasingly have chosen to stay open on the holiday, leading to what is now one of the biggest retail sales and travel weekends of the year. Government offices, post offices and schools are closed, as is the stock market, banks and a handful of businesses. The vast majority of retailers will be open, with many trying to lure customers with big promotional sales. Hours may vary by location.

The dreams of a 60-year-old beauty contestant come to an abrupt end in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A 60-year-old Argentine woman has watched her dreams to become the oldest Miss Universe contestant in history melt away in a haze of sequins and selfies at Argentina’s annual beauty pageant. Alejandra Marisa Rodríguez's bid had been cheered as a triumph over ageism in a youth-obsessed world but she failed to win the Miss Argentina crown Saturday. She did win the title of “best face,” one of several pageant categories including best evening gown, best swimsuit and most elegant. The Miss Universe pageant's decision to open the competition to all ages was just the latest for an event that long has been a lightning rod for feminist criticism.

Sean Baker's 'Anora' wins Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top honor

Sean Baker’s “Anora,” a comic but devastating Brooklyn odyssey about a sex worker who marries the son of a wealthy Russian oligarch, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or. Coralie Fargeat’s body horror film “The Substance,” starring Demi Moore as a Hollywood star who goes to gory extremes to remain youthful, won best screenplay Saturday. Best actress went to an ensemble of actors: Karla Sofía Gascón, Zoe Saldaña, Selena Gomez and Adriana Paz for Jacques Audiard’s “Emilia Perez,” a Spanish-language musical about a Mexican drug lord who transitions to a woman. The jury awarded a special prize to Mohammad Rasoulof’s “The Seed of the Sacred Fig,” a drama made secretly in Iran.

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