Midweek Roundup: EU Prepares Further Russian Sanctions, Twenty-Five Percent of all Sports Involve Crime, and More

The European Union is ready to toughen sanctions against Russia if the situation in Ukraine deteriorates, ITAR-TASS reported Tuesday, citing remarks from Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, who is slated to become the E.U.'s foreign policy chief November 1. More The United Kingdom's Lord Hill won confirmation as the European Union's commissioner for financial services after facing an unusual second round of questioning from EU Parliament members, the BBC reported Wednesday. More World Anti-Doping Agency chief David Howman told attendees of a London conference that there is criminal engagement in 25 percent of all global sport, including match fixing and...