News Wrap: Russian shelling continues in Ukrainian city of Kherson

In our news wrap Sunday, a rocket strike killed at least one person in Russia’s Belgorod region while Russian shelling in Kherson killed at least three civilians, North Korea test-fired two ballistic missiles capable of striking Japan, the mayor of El Paso, Texas declared a state of emergency over a surge in asylum-seekers at the border, and Argentina defeated France to win the 2022 World Cup.

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  • Geoff Bennett:

    And the day's other headlines, a rocket strike has killed at least one person and injured eight others and Russia's Belgorod region near the Ukrainian border. Ukraine has not claimed responsibility for the attack, and to the south Russian shelling continued today in Kherson, with at least three civilians killed in just the last 24 hours.

    Meantime, Moscow were released video today of its defense ministers surveying the battlefield and a rare visit to the frontlines in Ukraine. Fighting continued to be focused in the Donetsk region to the east, where entire cities lie in ruins.

    Back here at home, the mayor of El Paso, Texas declared a state of emergency late Saturday saying the recent surge in asylum seekers to his border city has overwhelmed local authorities and federal immigration officers. City officials say the crush of migrants is both a safety and a health concern. That's with hundreds of migrants lining up along the border fence each day.

    Many sleeping on the streets overnight with temperatures at or below freezing. Tens of thousands of mostly Central American migrants seeking asylum have been taken into custody in El Paso this month alone. The COVID era expulsion policy known as Title 42 is set to expire this Wednesday.

    And after a heart racing 120 minutes and around a penalty kicks, Argentina won the 2022 World Cup. It's estimated that more than a billion people around the globe tuned into the match in line with viewership from the last World Cup final.

    This is the first finals win for Argentinian start Lionel Messi, who was hinted that this will be his last World Cup appearance. He's the only player in history to have scored a goal and every round of a single world cup from group stage to the final.

    France's Kylian Mbappe was responsible for all three of France's goals and takes home the Golden Boot Award with eight goals this tournament. The next World Cup will be held in the U.S., Mexico and Canada in 2026.

    And still to come on "PBS News Weekend," more on today's thrilling World Cup final, and families struggling to get by without pandemic era child tax credits.

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