Trump Praises Putin, US Shuts Down 2 Russian Compounds Amid Sanctions Over Alleged Election HackingThe U.S. said the two Cold War-era estates, one on Long Island and one in Maryland, were being used for intelligence activities.
Sen. Menendez Calls For Sanctions In Iran Despite Obama's Call To 'Hold Your Fire'U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said Friday that he wants to see new sanctions Iran if no agreement is reached on nuclear negotiations, despite concerns from President Barack Obama that such sanctions could jeopardize a deal.
Sen. Murphy On Crimea Vote: Putin's 'Done Something Incredibly Stupid'President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
Menendez Leading Charge On Fresh Iran Sanctions As Lawmakers Work To Build Veto-Proof MajorityAs of Friday afternoon, 59 senators now back a new sanctions package they say would increase the pressure on Iran to make nuclear concessions, congressional aides said. The count brings Congress closer to passing a bill the Obama administration considers a threat to a historic diplomatic opportunity.
Silverman: Harsh Penn State Penalties Simply Not Enough Many won't understand the nuances of scholarship reductions, bowl bans and removing victories. The only thing they'll see is that Penn State will be playing football this upcoming season.
Keidel: Statues, Sanctions And Statutes; NCAA Must Level Penn State FootballIf the NCAA is sincere - and that can always be questioned - then the hammer must double as a guillotine, gutting Penn State football forever, or at least the contemporary equivalent.