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New sanctions now in effect against Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will sign legislation Thursday imposing tough new sanctions against Iran as further punishment for the country's unwillingness to give up its ambitions of becoming a nuclear power. The House and Senate acted in quick succession last week to overwhelmingly approve the penalties targeting...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Congress approves sanctions against Iran

WASHINGTON - Congress has overwhelmingly approved tough new sanctions against Iran, sending a message to the Tehran government that its suspected pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability will not come without an economic price. The Senate and House acted in quick succession to agree to the new penalties targeting...

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