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Barr, others want Biden to restore sanctions on Russian pipeline

WASHINGTON D.C. (WTVQ/Press Release) - U.S. Congressman Andy Barr has joined more than 60 House Republicans in sending a letter to U.S. President Joe...

Trump vows new sanctions on already heavily sanctioned Iran

Trump says new sanctions will be imposed on Iran in response to missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq.

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

The United States is announcing new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran.

US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.

Trump OKs sanctions for foreigners who meddle in elections

National Security Adviser John Bolton and National Intelligence Director Dan Coats told reporters Wednesday that the executive order is evidence the president is making election security a priority.

Trump reinstates many sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump is signing an executive order reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal.

Turkey calls US threats over pastor unacceptable

Turkey says it's unacceptable for the United States to threaten sanctions over a detained American pastor.

Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on Russia

President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatements.

US official: Trump pressed aides about Venezuela invasion

As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can’t the U.S. just simply invade the troubled country?

AG wins appeal upholding sanctions against American National of KY

Attorney General Andy Beshear Thursday announced that his office has won the final appeal in a case requiring American National University of Kentucky to pay $147,000 in civil monetary sanctions.

UPDATE: Sullivan College, AG issue statements on ITT closure

The for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services is shutting down its campuses days after the U.S. Department of Education banned it from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid.

ITT Tech faces federal sanctions, no new students with federal financial aid

The U.S. Department of Education has banned ITT Technical Institute from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid.

Louisville announces more sanctions for men’s basketball

Louisville has announced additional self-imposed sanctions on its men's basketball program in the wake of an escort's allegations, reducing scholarships for the 2017-19 seasons and restricting official recruiting visits and recruiting opportunities for staf

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‘I Was Here’ exhibit at Legends’ ballpark, integration of anthems debuts June 26

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