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Biden Administration Imposes Sweeping Sanctions on Russia One Year After Ukraine Invasion

The Biden Administration announced a new package of sweeping sanctions against Russia on the one-year anniversary of its invasion of Ukraine.[0] The sanctions, coordinated with G7 countries, will target over 200 individuals and entities, including a dozen Russian financial institutions, those helping Russia evade existing sanctions, and third-party actors in Europe, Asia, and the Middle […]

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Biden Nominates Ajay Banga to Lead World Bank

President Joe Biden has announced his nomination of Ajay Banga, the former president and CEO of Mastercard, to lead the World Bank.[0] The nomination comes just over a week after current World Bank President David Malpass announced his resignation, citing his comments about climate change.[1] Biden praised Banga’s qualifications, saying he is “uniquely equipped to […]

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U.S. Officials Visit East Palestine After Train Derailment

On Thursday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited East Palestine, Ohio, to meet with residents and investigators.[0] This was his first visit to the village since the derailment of a Norfolk Southern freight train on February 3rd. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a preliminary report on the derailment on the same day, indicating […]

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Garret Miller Sentenced to 38 Months in Prison for Assaulting Police and Threatening Rep. Ocasio-Cortez

Garret Miller, 36, of Richardson, Texas, was sentenced Wednesday in the District of Columbia to 38 months in prison for assaulting police officers during the US Capitol riot and threatening Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter shortly after the attack.[0] Miller pleaded guilty to 11 counts, including “assaulting, resisting or impeding” officers during the riot, “interstate […]

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