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U.S. approves Ukraine aid

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives easily passed bills Thursday to provide aid to Ukraine, back a $1 billion loan guarantee for the Kiev government and impose sanctions on Russians and Ukrainians over Russia’s ann…continue reading on dglobe.com

Crimea sides with Russia: Obama calls for sanctions, Putin not on list, US officials says

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. P…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crimea sides with Russia: Obama calls for sanctions, Putin not on list, US officials says

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. P…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NCAA: Penn State football wipes away 14 years of Paterno victories

July 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Penn State football was all but leveled Monday by an NCAA ruling that wiped away 14 years of coach Joe Paterno’s victories and imposed a mountain of fines and penalties, crippling a program whose pedophile assistant coach spent uncounted years molesting children, sometimes on university property. Continue Reading

European Union slaps sanctions on wife, relative of Syria’s Assad

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

EU foreign ministers have slapped sanctions on the wife and other close relatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad, freezing their assets and banning them from traveling to the EU in a continuing attempt to stop the violent crackdown on opposition, officials said today. Continue Reading

Ahmadinejad: Iran ready for nuclear talks

January 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Iran is ready to revive talks with the world powers, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today, as toughening sanctions aim at forcing Tehran to sharply scale back its nuclear program. Even so, he insisted that the pressures will not force Iran to give up its demands. Continue Reading

U.S. elevates Iran sanctions, could target central bank

December 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Obama administration hit two senior Iranian military officials with travel and financial sanctions today and moved closer to a compromise with Congress over tough new sanctions against Iran’s Central Bank that Washington worries could have unintended consequences. Continue Reading

US., other countries partner up to hit Iran with new sanctions

November 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A U.S. official says the Obama administration will hit the Iranian economy with new sanctions today, teaming with Britain and Canada in an effort to pressure Tehran to halt its suspected nuclear weapons program. Continue Reading

Clinton: More sanctions expected against Iran

October 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the U.S. is preparing new penalties against Iranians following the disruption of an alleged plot to assassinate a Saudi diplomat in the U.S. Continue Reading

Air Force lifts sanctions against Minnesota contractor

September 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

An investigation into possible MTS Systems Corp. export law violations by the U.S. attorney’s office in Minnesota, which began in January and was expanded in July, remains underway and was not affected by the agreement with the Air Force. Continue Reading