Washington’s move affected what the Treasury said were 18 major Iranian banks, most of which were targeted under U.S. Executive Order 13902, which allows the Treasury Department to target entire sectors of the Iranian economy.
A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday that the decision by Poland to impose a hefty fine against Gazprom for its part in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project was taken to please Washington, Interfax news agency reported.
Madrid's right-wing regional administration had strongly opposed the central government's order on economic grounds and said it was vindicated by Thursday's ruling.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dipped last week to a still-high 840,000, evidence that layoffs remain elevated seven months into the pandemic recession.
“I’m not going to waste my time on a virtual debate. That’s not what debating is all about,” he said on Fox Business. “You sit behind a computer and do a debate; it’s ridiculous.”
Trump’s campaign said he would hold a rally instead that night.
Over the summer, the men gathered for firearms training, combat drills and tried to make explosives; in July, one of the men said the group should take Ms. Whitmer hostage and move her to a “secure location” in Wisconsin for a “trial,” the agent said.
Sen. Kamala Harris sought to make the election a referendum on the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in a debate just days after President Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis, while Vice President Mike Pence said the Democratic presidential ticket’s policies were too liberal and would damage the economy.
The Central Asian nation has been gripped by unrest since parliamentary elections on Sunday which government critics and western monitors said were marred by vote-buying. Protesters stormed government buildings on Tuesday and rival groups have since claimed power.
The Federal Reserve could ramp up its bond purchasing program to push down further on borrowing costs, but for now the U.S. economy’s most pressing need is for a new round of government spending, U.S. central bankers said on Wednesday.
The closely watched 1News-Colmar Brunton poll showed support for Ardern’s Labour party, which is seeking a second term in office, at 47%, unchanged from the last poll on Sept. 28.