US Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, has died. He was 87. From 1985 through 2010 he was a nightly fixture on CNN, where his show Larry King Live won many honours.
RUSSIA Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner and Putin’s fiercest critic, was arrested January 17 as he returned to Russia from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. His arrest sparked mass protests and hundreds of demonstrators were detained, prompting suggestions of additional sanctions on Russia.
FRANCE The French Academy of Doctors issued guidance saying people...