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Spain’s economy grew an estimated 0.5% in the third quarter and consumer prices fell slightly less than in recent months in October, as the recovery of the eurozone’s fourth-largest economy continued.

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A prominent Israeli religious activist was shot and wounded in Jerusalem on Wednesday by gunmen on a motorcycle, in an escalation of months of violence in the city.

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The European Union estimates its sanctions on Russia will only have a modest impact on the bloc’s economy this year and next but will slice 1.1 percentage points off Russia’s growth rate next year.

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Ukraine and Russia are set to resume talks on Thursday to resolve their natural-gas dispute, after late-night negotiations yielded no breakthrough.

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A Sri Lankan official said there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide, caused by heavy monsoon rains, tore through a tea plantation, burying scores of people alive.

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The Australian government introduced new laws aimed at forcing phone companies and Internet-service providers to store customer-usage information for at least two years, defying critics who say snooping by intelligence agencies has already gone too far.

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Russian military aircraft conducted aerial maneuvers around Europe this week on a scale seldom seen since the end of the Cold War, prompting NATO jets to scramble in another sign of how raw East-West relations have grown.

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The Middle Seat: Slimmed-down setting and bathrooms are airlines’ latest way to cram in more passengers, Scott McCartney writes.

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A Tennessee antiabortion referendum is turning into the state’s most contentious campaign this fall, as groups for and against the measure work to get out the vote in an otherwise ho-hum election season.

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Demand for expensive real estate is creating a little boom for architectural model makers, who specialize in building miniature replicas of properties.