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US imposes sanctions on Mumbai-based Tibalaji for Iran oil ties
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US imposes sanctions on Mumbai-based Tibalaji for Iran oil ties

The US has imposed economic sanctions on an Indian company for purchasing Iranian petroleum products. These items were then reportedly shipped to China. Mumbai-based Tibalaji Petrochem was among a group of companies, including some from the UAE and Hong Kong, to be targeted for the sanctions. “Tibalaji…is the first Indian entity to face…unilateral sanctions passed...

The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats
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The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats

Vladimir Putin has again threatened to use nuclear weapons to protect Russia and its people. In his remarks Friday, he extended that nuclear deterrence over the 15% of Ukraine’s territory that Russia annexed after sham referendums that ended on Wednesday. That even includes some lands already liberated by the Ukrainian army. Mr. Putin’s threats constitute...

Burkina Faso Soldiers Take Control of State TV, Declare Countercoup
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Burkina Faso Soldiers Take Control of State TV, Declare Countercoup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso—More than a dozen members of Burkina Faso’s army seized control of state television late Friday, declaring that the country’s coup leader-turned-president, Lt. Col. Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, had been overthrown. The spokesman introduced Capt. Ibrahim Traore as the new head of the volatile West African country that is battling a mounting Islamic insurgency....

Beto to visit Dallas college campuses following debate on TV with Abbott
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Beto to visit Dallas college campuses following debate on TV with Abbott

This roundup of dining news around Dallas has exciting openings, seasonal menus, new dishes and specials, loads of pasta, and spooky cocktails — some local, some chains, culled from press releases and other sources, a little tasty something for everyone. Here’s what’s happening in Dallas restaurant news: Trompo, the beloved taco shop from Luis Olvera,...

Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill
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Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill

CNN  —  The House of Representatives voted on Friday to approve a stopgap bill to fund the government through December 16, averting a shutdown just hours ahead of a midnight deadline when funding was set to expire. President Joe Biden signed the bill Friday afternoon. The Senate passed the measure on a bipartisan basis on...

Russia accused of ‘kidnapping’ head of Ukraine nuclear plant
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Russia accused of ‘kidnapping’ head of Ukraine nuclear plant

Ukraine’s nuclear power provider accused Russia on Saturday of “kidnapping” the head of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, a facility now occupied by Russian troops and located in a region of Ukraine that Russian President Vladimir Putin has moved to annex illegally. Russian forces seized the director-general of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Ihor Murashov, around 4...

Early Photos of Hurricane Ian’s Landfall in Florida
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Early Photos of Hurricane Ian’s Landfall in Florida

Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida yesterday as a Category 4 storm, causing catastrophic flooding, wind damage, and power outages affecting millions. Ian also heavily damaged at least two causeways, cutting off the only land connection to several barrier islands. Early images are now coming in, showing some of the destruction caused by this...

A Supreme Court Watershed – WSJ
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A Supreme Court Watershed – WSJ

The Supreme Court kicks off its new term on Monday, and the welcome back isn’t universal. “Supreme Court term begins amid questions about its legitimacy,” says a headline over a news story in the Washington Post. We could cite a dozen similar takes. These articles offer no explanation for this pique other than that the...