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U.S. sanctions 30 firms, individuals for aiding Iran, North Korea arms programs

U.S. sanctions 30 firms, individuals for aiding Iran, North Korea arms programs

As the House juggled a doomed health care bill on Thursday, lawmakers in the Senate introduced a bipartisan effort to tighten restrictions on Iran-specifically its government and powerful military-through a new round of sanctions. The sanctions are not believed to be in violation of President Barack Obama's worldwide deal that froze Iran's nuclear program. "The imposition of sanctions against these eleven foreign entities is a continuation of our commitment to hold Iran accountable for its ...


Palestinian Terrorist Rasmeah Odeh to Be Deported From US Under Plea Deal

Palestinian Terrorist Rasmeah Odeh to Be Deported From US Under Plea Deal

That conviction, however, was overturned by an court of appeals previous year. "This is a devastating defeat not only for Rasmea, but for the anti-Israel activists backing her". Jeff Sessions. "There is the great likelihood that a jury would be prejudiced by hearing the zionist Assistant US Attorney Jonathan Tukel call Rasmea a "terrorist" and her supporters 'mobs and hordes, ' as he has done many times before", the statement said.


Trump says U.S. 'must be paid more' to defend Germany

Trump says U.S. 'must be paid more' to defend Germany

Trump said these nations need "to pay their fair share" in order to receive the promise of defense from the rest of the alliance. At a wide-ranging and occasionally tense news conference after their first in-person meeting Friday, President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed trade, border policy - and had one notable exchange when Trump was asked about his unproven claims that former President Obama tapped the phones at Trump Tower previous year.


C Suisse said to mull stock sale rather than IPO

C Suisse said to mull stock sale rather than IPO

Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam received CHF11.9 million for his first full year in the role. Credit Suisse may sell shares representing 10pc of its outstanding stock, or about 3.1bn francs, through an accelerated stock sale to money managers, which wouldn't need investors to sign off, the people said, asking not to be named as the details of the move aren't public.


Federal Bureau of Investigation probe should move with haste — Blunt

Federal Bureau of Investigation probe should move with haste — Blunt

The suggestion as to Comey's motives came in a column , which will run in Wednesday's paper, that hammered Trump for making the unsupported claim . However, sources said "so far , they had seen no evidence of such cooperation". Manafort joined the Trump campaign in March 2016 before being promoted to campaign manager, and resigned amid scrutiny of his business dealings to pro-Russian leaders in Ukraine.


Neil Gorsuch explains away maternity leave accusations during nomination hearing

Neil Gorsuch explains away maternity leave accusations during nomination hearing

Supreme Court, has handled involving students with disabilities, he has ruled in favor of the districts and not the students, and according to NPR , he was asked about that on Wednesday by Texas Sen. Gorsuch continued, "One of the chapters in the book confronts lawyers with some harsh realities that they are about to face when they enter the practice of law".