WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday that private industry needs better safeguards to avoid calamitous consequences in the event of cyberattacks like the ones that have targeted American infrastructure and corporations.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow disagrees that there is no alternative to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria’s rebel-held northwest except from Turkey as the U.N. and many Western nations maintain, insisting deliveries are possible across conflict lines within the country.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Robert Lewandowski is facing another early exit from a major international soccer tournament.
Unless, that is, Poland can find a way past one of the tightest defenses at the European Championship.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Eden Hazard hobbled toward the sideline after the halftime whistle, seemingly with pain in his ankle after an innocuous fall in the penalty area.
The nervousness and trepidation among Belgium fans was natural.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday marked the 80th anniversary of the Nazi attack on the Soviet Union by hailing the country's World War II heroes and calling for efforts to strengthen European security.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's government said Tuesday it has evidence linking a recent cyber attack on thousands of email and social media accounts of politicians, public figures and other Poles to Russia’s secret services.
GENEVA (AP) — Russian former world champion hurdler Sergei Shubenkov was cleared on Tuesday in a doping case he explained was caused by his baby son's medication.
The judges at Shubenkov's hearing described the case as “genuinely exceptional,” said track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit which prosecuted it in secret ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Kasper Schmeichel described his feelings after Denmark’s win over Russia at the European Championship with one word.
”Euphoria,” the goalkeeper said.
That sense of unbridled joy is a nice feeling for a team that’s been through, as Schmeichel put it, ”a turbulent emotional roller coaster” at Euro 2020 but now has every reason to look forward with optimism.
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — Britain's newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is helping to take on the “lion’s share” of operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq, U.K. naval commanders said.
COPENHAGEN (AP) — After scoring a goal to help Denmark advance at the European Championship, Joakim Maehle walked straight to a TV camera and formed a “10” with his fingers.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Three straight wins, seven goals and its top players with game time in their legs.
For Belgium, the group stage at the European Championship could hardly have gone better.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that Turkey and the United States are entering a “new era” in ties, after the NATO allies’ relationship deteriorated in recent years over an array of issues.
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s top human rights body opened its latest session on Monday and was immediately embroiled in a debate over the representation of Myanmar, where a military takeover toppled the civilian government in February.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and insurgent groups exchanged shell fire in northwestern Syria on Monday that killed at least 10 people, the vast majority of them in rebel-held areas, state media and opposition activists said.
BERLIN (AP) — A Russian man who worked at a German university has been arrested on suspicion of espionage for allegedly passing information to Russian intelligence, German prosecutors said Monday.
The suspect, identified only as Ilnur N., was arrested on Friday, and his home and workplace were searched.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s sole nuclear power plant has undergone an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, the country's state TV reported.
An official from the state electric company Tavanir, Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, said on a talk show that aired on Sunday that the Bushehr plant shutdown began on Saturday and would last "for three to four days.” Without elaborating, he said that power outages could result.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s ambassador has returned to the United States three months after being recalled as tensions rose between Moscow and Washington, according to a tweet from the Russian Embassy on Sunday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Second-seeded Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to win a singles title on the elite women's tennis tour with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Daria Kasatkina in the Viking Classic final on Sunday.
MONACO (AP) — Ireland secured its place at the Tokyo Olympics with a 28-19 win over France in the men's rugby sevens qualifier final on Sunday.
France and Russia secured the remaining places in the 12-team women's tournament for the Tokyo Games with emphatic wins in the last-ditch repechage at Monaco.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — World Athletics will use $2 million in doping fines it has received from Russia to increase the prize pool at the next two world championships.
Seb Coe, the president of the federation, said Sunday that prize money would increase by $1 million at worlds in 2022 in Eugene and in 2023 in Budapest, Hungary.
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in central Russia on Sunday arraigned a suspect on murder charges in the death of an American woman who was studying at a local university.
The body of 34-year-old Catherine Serou was found Saturday in a wooded area near the city of Nizhny Novgorod, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow.
COPENHAGEN (AP) — After all that's gone wrong for Denmark at the European Championship, a win over Russia on Monday could still set a lot of things right.
Despite two losses — and the emotional trauma of Christian Eriksen's collapse — Denmark could still finish second in Group B with a victory over the Russians at Parken Stadium.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Belgium has already qualified for the knockout stage of the European Championship so the world's top-ranked team will be taking it easy in its final group match against Finland.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports said searchers on Saturday found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The body of Catherine Serou, 34, was found in a wooded area near the city of Bor, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow, the reports said.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The largest gay pride parade in central Europe took place again in Warsaw on Saturday for the first time in two years after a pandemic-induced break — and amid a backlash in Poland and Hungary against LGBT rights.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ons Jabeur and Daria Kasatkina pulled double duty to reach the final at the Viking Classic, winning twice on Saturday after a washout the day before.
Jabeur, from Tunisia, eliminated home favorite Heather Watson, who earlier in the day became the first British woman since 1992 to reach the semifinals on Birmingham's grass.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said his foreign minister and his defense minister will head the candidates’ list for the dominant United Russia party in September’s parliamentary election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin faulted his imprisoned political rival for leaving Russia without legal permission, omitting the vital detail that the departure was, literally, an unconscious decision: Alexei Navalny was in a coma.
TUBIZE, Belgium (AP) — Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne will make their first starts at the European Championship in Belgium’s final group match against Finland, coach Roberto Martinez said Friday.
Axel Witsel will also play from the start in the game in St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s successor in Sweden’s national team changed the game even without scoring the goal.
Alexander Isak’s second-half performance illuminated a hitherto tough-to-watch match against Slovakia that was heading for a goalless draw until the highly rated 21-year-old striker produced a deft flick over the top of the defense.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The city council of Lisbon has for years provided foreign embassies with personal information about protesters who organize demonstrations outside their premises, the Portuguese capital’s mayor said Friday.
COPENHAGEN (AP) — After a stirring tribute to Christian Eriksen and a ”magical” atmosphere created by their fans, Denmark’s players want to pay their supporters back at the European Championship.
They have one last chance to do so when they face Russia in Copenhagen on Monday, knowing a win could still be enough to see them through to the next round at Euro 2020.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The four quarterfinals at the Birmingham grass-court tournament were canceled due to rain on Friday.
Two Czech players are scheduled to compete, with eighth-seeded Marie Bouzkova facing CoCo Vandeweghe of the United States, and Tereza Martincova taking on fourth-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russia.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s government Thursday refused to suspend use of the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine despite opposition warnings that doses could be fake and acquired through third party suppliers at higher than normal prices.
RANDOLPH, Mass. (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin took a little of piece of Massachusetts with him after his meeting with President Joe Biden this week.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Second-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia rallied past 18-year-old left-hander Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3) on Thursday at the Birmingham grass-court tournament.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are accusing President Joe Biden of being weak on Russia after his summit with Vladimir Putin, conveniently ignoring four years of Putin flattery from former President Donald Trump.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Sweden is promising a more expansive approach against Slovakia at the European Championship.
That won’t be difficult.
Against Spain in their Group E opener, the Swedes had only 15% possession — the lowest figure on record in the history of the tournament.
MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in four Russian regions have made coronavirus vaccines mandatory this week for workers in retail, education and other service sectors, part of an effort to boost the country's low immunization rates as COVID-19 infections continue to soar.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised the outcome of his summit with U.S. President Joe Biden and called him an astute and shrewd negotiator.
The two leaders concluded three hours of talks Wednesday at an opulent villa facing Lake Geneva by exchanging expressions of mutual respect but firmly restating their starkly different views on cyberattacks, the conflict in Ukraine, political dissent and other issues.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The presidents of Germany and Poland met in Warsaw Thursday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a key treaty between the two neighbors, focusing on the positive aspects of a sometimes wobbly relationship.
The British bobsled team said Thursday it has won a World Cup four-man gold medal for the first time, a result that became official nearly four years after the what is now considered the winning sled crossed the finish line.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Slovakia defender Denis Vavro and a member of the team’s coaching staff have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the European Championship match against Sweden, coach Stefan Tarkovic said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden spent his first trip overseas highlighting a sharp break from his disruptive predecessor, selling that the United States was once more a reliable ally with a steady hand at the wheel.
Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin of Russia spent more than three hours discussing issues Wednesday at their summit in Geneva. They ticked through their respective lists so quickly and in such “excruciating detail,” Biden says, that they looked at each other and thought, “OK, what next?”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking near the steamy banks of a shimmering lake in Switzerland, one president nonchalantly removed his jacket and spoke confidently about standing up to an adversary. The other held court in a bland, air-conditioned room where he sought to portray strength amid scrutiny of human rights abuses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s first overseas trip put his diplomatic and negotiating philosophy on display, as he rallied traditional U.S. democratic allies to confront new and old challenges and offered an often rosy take on the possibilities of cooperation with Russian President Vladimir Putin after a one-on-one summit.
NEW YORK (AP) — Semyon Varlamov is the wily veteran, coming off a season in which he set career bests in goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts for the New York Islanders.
Andrei Vasilevskiy is the league's wins leader over the past four years for the Tampa Bay Lightning, coming off a Stanley Cup championship season and vying for his second Vezina Trophy in three years.
GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy but emerged from their much-anticipated Swiss summit Wednesday largely where they started -- with deep differences on human rights, cyberattacks, election interference and more.