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US says Exxon under Tillerson violated Russia sanctions in 2014 – Reuters

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday admonished Exxon Mobil Corp for “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions in dealings with Russia in 2014 when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the global oil company’s chief executive, and fined it $2 million. ExxonMobil said the decision was “fundamentally unfair,” and ...

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AP Explains: What are Trump's options in Venezuela? – Washington Post

By Michael Weissenstein | AP, CARACAS, Venezuela — The Trump administration is threatening to take “strong and swift economic actions” if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proceeds with his plan to rewrite the nation’s constitution and consolidate power over the few remaining institutions outside the control of the ruling party. A senior administration ...

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