Russian Official Threatens to Block Google
A Russian communications official has threatened to block Google in Russia unless it complies with a law banning certain websites.
Magnitude 4.4 Earthquake Jolts Tennessee; Felt in Atlanta
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta.
Spanish PM Compares ‘Lies’ of Brexit and Catalan Separatists
Spain’s prime minister has compared secession efforts in the northeastern region of Catalonia to Britain’s tangled process of leaving the European Union, saying both rely on confronting citizens with fake arguments.
Italy Police Identify IS Cell Suspected in 2013 Kidnapping
Italian carabinieri police say they have identified members of the Islamic State group believed to have been behind the 2013 kidnapping of an Italian aid worker in Syria.
The Latest: UN Secretary-General Returns to Climate Talks
The Latest on the climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):
Chinese Welcome Huawei Executive’s Release in Canada
China’s Foreign Ministry has denied knowledge of the detention of a former Canadian diplomat, as Chinese citizens rejoiced over a Canadian court’s decision to release a top Huawei Technologies executive on bail.
Analysis: China Plays Hardball With Ex-Diplomat’s Seizure
China is playing hardball with the detention of a former Canadian diplomat days after Canada arrested a leading Chinese executive.
Egypt Releases Prominent Activist Blogger
Egyptian authorities have released a prominent activist and blogger who had criticized the government after more than seven months of detention.
Farmers Protest Blocks Traffic on Major Artery Into Warsaw
Protesting farmers in Poland have blocked a major highway into Warsaw, vowing to remain until the prime minister agrees to listen to their problems.
A Look at the Unbeaten and the Winless in College Basketball
Just more than a month after the season started, there are only nine unbeaten teams left in Division I men’s college basketball. And it’s a similar story at the other end of the spectrum: Only five teams have yet to win a game.