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Feb 24 2023
New US sanctions for Russia on war anniversary
The US has marked a year since Russia invaded Ukraine by announcing a new range of sanctions against Russia.
The restrictions target banks and suppliers of defence equipment both within Russia and worldwide.
Specifically, the US said it wants to stop those helping Russia exploit loopholes to get sanctioned materials.
The White House insisted it would "continue to standBBC News
Mar 06 2023
Ex-Arizona lawmaker sanctioned over election fraud lawsuit
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday sanctioned former Arizona Secretary of State candidate Mark Finchem over what the court called “groundless” claims about election fraud in the 2022 mid-tern election. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Melissa Iyer Julian also ordered the ex-Republican lawmaker and his campaign to pay the attorney fees of now Secretary of State Adrian Fontes and current Gov.Associated Press
Feb 22 2023
Biden Waives Sanctions on Iran's Chief Propaganda Arm
The Biden administration waived sanctions on Iran's state-run news arm, even as the hardline regime uses the outlet to distort and underreport its murder of dissidents and fuel sham trials against protesters.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken waived sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) channel, the regime’s chief propaganda outlet, on Feb. 15, according to a nonWashington Free Beacon
Feb 22 2023
Treasury sanctions Mexicans tied to Sinaloa fentanyl labs
The Treasury Department on Wednesday said it’s sanctioning six Mexicans accused of fueling fentanyl super labs by diverting chemicals directly into the hands of the powerful Sinaloa cartel. The Office of Foreign Assets Control said two brothers, Ludim Zamudio Lerma and Luis Alfonso Zamudio Lerma, used their companies to supply precursor chemicals to large-scale laboratories that can produce 10Washington Times
Mar 02 2023
Treasury sanctions eight Mexican companies accused of involvement with drug cartel
The Treasury sanctioned eight Mexican companies accused of being involved in a timeshare fraud scheme controlled by one of Mexico's most infamous drug cartels. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control accused the eight companies of assisting the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, which is estimated to be the second-largest drug cartel in Mexico and is thought to be responsible for a largeWashington Examiner
Mar 01 2023
US seeks allies' backing for possible China sanctions over Ukraine war
The United States is sounding out close allies about the possibility of imposing new sanctions on China if Beijing provides military support to Russia for its war in Ukraine, according to four U.S. officials and other sources.
The consultations, which are still at a preliminary stage, are intended to drum up support from a range of countries, especially those in the wealthy Group of 7 (Reuters
Feb 24 2023
US announces new Ukraine aid, Russia sanctions on war anniversary
The United States has announced a new, $2bn military aid package to Ukraine and issued a new sanctions targeting Russia’s metals and mining sector and financial institutions, as well as international firms with alleged ties to Moscow’s push to evade previous sanctions.
The two separate US moves on Friday coincided with the anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and underscoredAl Jazeera
Mar 07 2023
Former Arizona GOP candidate sanctioned over ‘groundless’ voter fraud claims in midterm elections
A state judge in Arizona has ordered sanctions against former GOP candidate Mark Finchem after the Republican filed a lawsuit to challenge his midterm election loss last year that was ruled to be “groundless and not brought in good faith.” Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Melissa Julian made the ruling on March 1, handing a win to Secretary of State Adrian Fontes, who filed a motion inWashington Examiner
Mar 06 2023
Judge slaps election-denying Arizona Republican with new sanctions over 'bad faith' claims
Mark Finchem, the election-denying f , was hit with sanctions on Monday over what a judge ruled were "bad faith" arguments to overturn his election loss. In , Maricopa County Judge Melissa Iyer Julian argued that the purported evidence presented in own filings was enough for her to conclude that his efforts to overturn his loss were not made in good faith. "Attached to Finchem’s AmendedRaw Story
Mar 14 2023
Ex-LSU Coach Will Wade Suspended 5 Games In Proactive Tactic By McNeese State As Likely NCAA Sanctions Coming Soon
Will Wade’s new start as a college basketball coach at McNeese State may not exactly be a fresh one. His contract with the small Division I college of 7,000 students reads like the NCAA wrote it. Because it did write much of it, or performed a very close advisory role. That is how McNeese State athletic director Heath Schroyer wanted it. Because he was hiring a coach whom the NCAA hammered oneOutkick the Coverage