Sanctions

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Russian Oil Company Supporting Venezuela's Leader

1 hour ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

The sanctions seek to pressure President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela to give up power, nearly two years after he was re-elected in a widely disputed vote.
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Pessimistic Outlook in Russia Slows Investment, and the Economy

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Growth in Russia has slowed to well below the global average as economists point to low spending by the government and the private sector.
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US ‘shamelessly & impudently' PILLAGES Syrian oilfields but forbids supply of hydrocarbons to Damascus, says Russian defense chief

US ‘shamelessly & impudently' PILLAGES Syrian oilfields but forbids supply of hydrocarbons to Damascus, says Russian defense chief

3 hours ago   |   RT

Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu slammed the US for occupying Syrian oilfields, calling it a major obstacle to the reconstruction of the country after the conflict. “The...
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Trump administration targets Russian oil company for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions

Trump administration targets Russian oil company for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions

3 hours ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced new sanctions on Russian oil company Rosneft for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions on oil exports meant to pressure the Maduro...
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US sanctions Russian oil company for role in Venezuela

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on the trading unit of Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft for helping Venezuela skirt an embargo on oil...
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Report: Braithwaite to Barcelona

6 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Martin Braithwaite to Barcelona could actually happen as the Catalan giants close in on their 'emergency signing' sanctioned by La Liga.
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Pessimistic Outlook in Russia Slows Investment, and the Economy

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Growth in Russia has slowed to well below the global average as economists point to low spending by the government and the private sector.
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Wuhan Hospital Director Dies of Coronavirus, State Media Reports

12 hours ago   |   Time

A senior doctor at a hospital in the Chinese city of Wuhan died from the novel coronavirus, the latest fatality among medical workers as they rush to save tens of thousands of...
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With Libya Still at War, E.U. Agrees to Try Blocking Weapons Flow

23 hours ago   |   NY Times

The European Union decides to mount a naval and air mission to curb weapons to Libya, overcoming objections from populist governments that fear it will result in more migration...
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FDI another day: Russian reliance on European investment

1 day ago   |   Bruegel

This Policy Contribution is a version of a paper prepared for ‘Russian economy at the crossroads: how to boost long-term growth?', a seminar co-organised by the Delegation of...
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President Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich sentence

President Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich sentence

President Donald Trump is commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Read more ...

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Doctor will see patients for just $35 - with or without insurance

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Ryan Newman updates: NASCAR driver remains hospitalized after Daytona 500 crash

Ryan Newman updates: NASCAR driver remains hospitalized after Daytona 500 crash

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Saints' Drew Brees puts off retirement in free agency-altering decision

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6-year-old girl attacked by a mountain lion saved by adult who punched it in...

6-year-old girl attacked by a mountain lion saved by adult who punched it in the ribs

An adult hiking in the group with the girl punched the animal, which was believed to be about 160 pounds. Read more ...