Trump Administration to Restore Iran Sanctions Lifted in Obama Nuclear DealThe Trump administration on Friday restored U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal but carved out exemptions for eight countries that can still import oil from the Islamic Republic without penalty.
U.S. to Hit Russia with New Sanctions Over SyriaU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley indicated Sunday that new sanctions to be announced Monday would be aimed at sending a message to Russia.
Trump Signs Bill Imposing Sanctions On RussiaWhite House officials say President Donald Trump has signed a bill to impose new sanctions on Russia.
China's ZTE Pleads Guilty To Breaking Iran Sanctions, Faces $900M FineChinese cellphone equipment maker ZTE Corp. will plead guilty and pay the United States nearly $900 million for shipping sensitive U.S.-made technology to Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Trump Administration Imposes New Iran Sanctions Over Missile TestThe Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on 13 people and a dozen companies in response to Iran's recent ballistic missile test, increasing pressure on Tehran without directly undercutting a landmark nuclear deal with the country.
Alleged Russian Spies Told To Leave SF Include Consulate's Chef
Putin Says Russia Won't Expel US Diplomats In Hacking FlapPresident Vladimir Putin castigated the United States on Friday for imposing sanctions and expelling Russian diplomats amid allegations of Russian meddling in the American presidential election, but said no U.S. diplomats will be ousted in reprisal for Washington's moves in the wake of hacking attacks.
California Sen. Feinstein Urges North Korea Sanctions After Super Bowl Satellite OverflightJust days after the newest North Korean satellite passed almost directly over Levi's Stadium on Super Bowl Sunday, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) made it clear that she supports enforcement of North Korea sanctions.
PayPal To Pay $7.7M For Violating US Sanctions Against Iran, Cuba, SudanThe Office of Foreign Assets Control said PayPal didn't adequately screen transactions so it could detect those by people or entities subject to sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan.
White House: New Sanctions On North Korea Only First Part Of US Response To Sony CyberattackThe United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday in its first public act of retribution for a crippling cyberattack against Sony.
SoCal Homeowners Spray-Painting Lawns Green To Avoid Water Fees During DroughtHomeowners in Los Angeles are facing tough choices in keeping their lawns green during a devastating drought, pushing some far enough to spray paint them.
NBA Commissioner To Discuss Clippers Owner Donald Sterling's Alleged Racist Comments TuesdayIn an NBA news conference Tuesday afternoon, commissioner Adam Silver is expected to speak about the audio recording purportedly of Donald Sterling telling a friend he didn't want Black people at Clippers games.
San Jose State Men’s Basketball Team Expects Sanctions Over Academic PerformanceThe expected sanctions for the Spartans stem from the team’s Academic Progress Rate last year, and will include a ban from postseason play.
Daily Madden: Any Penn State Penalty Is Not EnoughThe NCAA isn't shutting down Penn State football, but is fining the program $60 million and banning the team from post-season play for four years.