KATOWICE, Poland | Talks adopt ‘rulebook’ to put Paris climate deal into action

KATOWICE, Poland — Almost 200 nations, including the world’s top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their emissions and efforts to reduce them. But negotiators delayed other key decisions until … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Talks adopt ‘rulebook’ to put Paris climate deal into action

NEW YORK | Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

NEW YORK— Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 35. The New York Police Department says officers went to Kroll’s Manhattan apartment early Sunday after getting a call asking for a wellness check on him. They found him unconscious and unresponsive on his bed. He was pronounced … Continue reading NEW YORK | Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

MOSCOW | Kremlin candidate wins Far East governorship in repeat vote

MOSCOW — Russians living in the far eastern region of Primorsky Krai elected a Kremlin-backed candidate for governor Sunday after the results from a previous election were thrown out due to alleged voting fraud. Local election officials said the acting governor of the region, Oleg Kozhemyako, won 61.8 percent of the votes after more than … Continue reading MOSCOW | Kremlin candidate wins Far East governorship in repeat vote

TORONTO | Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrest

TORONTO — Canada’s ambassador to China was given access Sunday to detained Canadian entrepreneur Michael Spavor six days after he was arrested, the country’s Global Affairs department said. Ambassador John McCallum also met with ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig on Friday. Both were detained in China last Monday in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrest

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lankan leader takes reinstated PM to task

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s president on Sunday launched a scathing verbal attack at his reappointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, accusing his leadership of being corrupt and anti-national, casting doubt on any immediate end to the country’s restive politics. Maithripala Sirisena administered the oath to Wickremesinghe, nearly two months after firing him and setting … Continue reading COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lankan leader takes reinstated PM to task

Man United’s season hits new low with 3-1 loss to Liverpool

Jose Mourinho chose his words carefully, and they proved to be as candid as they were concerning for Manchester United as its worst start to a Premier League season hit a new low. “Liverpool,” Mourinho said, “is a better team than us.” Liverpool’s 3-1 win over its great rival on Sunday was confirmation of that … Continue reading Man United’s season hits new low with 3-1 loss to Liverpool

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. | TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Gonzaga pushing through tough stretch

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Mark Few admitted he has “loaded up” the nonconference schedule for his fourth-ranked Gonzaga team. And despite falling at No. 12 North Carolina for a second straight loss, he still thinks it was the right call. “When you play games in December, I think college basketball gets noticed . instead of … Continue reading CHAPEL HILL, N.C. | TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Gonzaga pushing through tough stretch

The Latest: Deion Jones back in the end zone

The Latest on NFL’s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 2:15 p.m. Miami Dolphins running back Frank Gore is questionable to return to the game at Minnesota with an injury to his left ankle. Gore was hurt during a carry on the second-to-last play of the first quarter, when his leg bent awkwardly beneath the weight … Continue reading The Latest: Deion Jones back in the end zone