Stories about Breaking News from January, 2017
On Tuesday, by revising one of its default privacy settings, the Russian social network Vkontakte significantly reduced the number of shared photographs publicly visible on individual account pages.
Russia's version of PayPal is shutting down the transfer of money to individuals collecting funds for political purposes—a decision that will undermine one presidential bid to challenge Putin in 2018.
"When will this nonsense end? Or will it end at all? Each claim appears more ludicrous than the previous one."
The extradition of the notorious criminal "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States makes waves in Mexico, where it's said to be a “farewell gift” to Barack Obama.
Oscar López Rivera, Puerto Rico's Longest-Serving Political Prisoner, Has Sentence Commuted by President Obama
His release will not be immediate, however.
The Ukrainian government has voted to remove Russian independent TV station Dozhd from its list of approved foreign broadcasters, giving providers one month to remove the station from their networks.