Trump Admin Will Allow Iran Key Financial Lifeline in Major Concession

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The Trump administration is expected to permit Iran to remain connected to the international banking system, a major concession to European allies who have been pressuring senior U.S. officials to keep this key lifeline to the Islamic Republic open, according to U.S. officials familiar with the situation.

U.S. Slaps More Sanctions on Russians Over Hacking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury sanctioned three Russian individuals and five entities on Monday over malicious cyber activities including providing material and technological support to Russia’s intelligence service, according to a statement.