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'Frugal' Uganda dismisses US sanctions over anti-gay laws

Jun 20, 2014

'Frugal' Uganda dismisses US sanctions over anti-gay laws

We cannot compel Americans to give us money. We must be ready and we are rightly doing so, paying our bills. We need to be frugal, Uganda said #ThatsJustWrong #US #Uganda #Economic sanctions #anti-gay laws #US sanctions Uganda #Uganda anti-gay laws #Monetary aid
US will deal harshly with violators of Iran sanctions: Obama

Feb 12, 2014

US will deal harshly with violators of Iran sanctions: Obama

Warning companies eyeing business deals with Iran, US President Barack Obama has said that they can take such a move at their own peril as America and its allies would come down like a "ton of bricks" on those that violated sanctions against Tehran. #United States #World #India #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Iran #US Sanctions #Francois Holllande
Iran: Obama urges Democratic senators to hold back new sanctions

Jan 16, 2014

Iran: Obama urges Democratic senators to hold back new sanctions

President Barack Obama implored Democratic senators on Wednesday to put off new sanctions against Iran that he warned could derail delicate nuclear talks. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Iran #US sanctions on Iran #US President Barack Obama
Obama welcomes deal on Iran nuke programme

Jan 13, 2014

Obama welcomes deal on Iran nuke programme

US President Barack Obama on Sunday welcomed an agreement to start implementing an interim deal on Iran's nuclear programme from 20 January, but vowed to veto any legislation imposing new sanctions on the Islamic republic hereafter. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Iran Nuclear Programme #US sanctions on Iran #Deal on Iran nuke programme
US Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions for now

Dec 12, 2013

US Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions for now

Possible US House action this week against Iran could fall short of new penalties that might derail a short-term nuclear agreement and Senate steps seem further off, legislatives aides said Wednesday, as the Obama administration appealed for patience. #Barack Obama #Congress #Iran #Nuclear disarmament #Iran sanctions #John Kerry #US Sanctions #House Foreign Affairs Committee

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US Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions for now

Jul 11, 2014

U.S. Sanctions Hezbollah Procurement Network

The Treasury Department sanctioned a network of firms in Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and China for allegedly procuring sophisticated military equipment for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah... #China #Hezbollah #United Arab Emirates #United States Department of the Treasury
US Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions for now

Jul 03, 2014

Privacy group files FTC complaint over Facebook's 'emotional contagion' study

Facebook “purposefully messed with people’s minds” in a “secretive and non-consensual” study on nearly 700,000 users whose emotions were intentionally manipulated when the company altered their news feeds for research purposes, a digital privacy righ... #Federal Trade Commission #Facebook #Electronic Privacy Information Center
US Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions for now

Jun 30, 2014

French bank expected to pay U.S. $9 billion

France’s largest bank has agreed to pay the United States a whopping $9 billion fine for flouting American sanctions by dealing with U.S.-blacklisted countries such as Cuba, Iran and Sudan, federal and state officials are expected to announce Monday... #Iran #Cuba #Sudan