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Russia hacked the FBI to prevent the bureau from being able to track Russian spies in the US

The stunning breach prompted concerns among officials that there was a Russian asset within the US intelligence community, Yahoo News reported.
A file photo of Hezbollah supporters in Beirut, Lebanon, Jammal Trust Bank was sanctioned over links to the group.

The US put sanctions on a Hezbollah-linked bank, a likely show of support for Israel as conflict with Lebanon looms

The US sanctions came from the Department of Treasury's Office of Financial Control (OFAC) and targeted Jammal Trust Bank,
Nat Friedman, left, CEO of GitHub, which has reportedly started restricting access to its site by people from certain countries. Under CEO Satya Nadella, right, Microsoft acquired GitHub last year for $7.5 billion.

GitHub is reportedly blocking access to its site for users in places like Crimea and Iran, which are under US sanctions

Developers in Iran and Russian-occupied Crimea say the popular Microsoft-owned code repository has started blocking their access to its services.

Iran is squirrelling millions of barrels of crude oil in Chinese ports to avoid breaching US sanctions

Iran is safely storing its crude and freeing up its tankers, while China can tap the stockpile if supply is disrupted or sanctions end.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at U.S. President Donald Trump before their meeting during the second U.S.-North Korea summit at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam.

A new report tying Huawei to North Korea could flare up tensions with the US again

The revelation of documents provided to the Washington Post is set to re-ignite tensions between Huawei and the Trump administration.
The moment Rep. Brad Sherman compared Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to the two planes crashing into the World Trade Center on 9/11.

A US congressman is standing by his statement that Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency will be worse than 9/11

Rep. Brad Sherman compared Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to 9/11, predicting it would result in more US deaths over time.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un heads to the north side for luncheon in the car escorted by North's bodyguards from the Peace House during the Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea.

Kim Jong Un reportedly got his armored limos via a secret route through 5 countries and a ‘dark voyage’

Kim Jong Un received two armored Mercedes limousines via a secretive route that evaded heavy UN sanctions on luxury goods.
US President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they meet at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas on June 30, 2019.

North Korea says the US is ‘hell-bent on hostile acts’ just 3 days after Trump’s historic meeting with Kim Jong Un

North Korea said it was was responding to a letter from the US, France, the UK, and Germany that urged UN members to impose sanctions against it.

Stocks are dropping as Trump fanned fears of an escalating conflict with Iran and an unending trade war with China

Trump slapped sanctions on Iran's leader. And news that he is "comfortable with any outcome" from his Xi Jinping meeting weighed on trade-deal hopes.
On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, Iranian protesters trample on an Israeli flag during a demonstration outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018, marking the anniversary of its storming by student protesters that triggered a hostage crisis in 1979. - Thousands joined rallies in Tehran and other Iranian cities, carrying placards that mocked President Donald Trump, wiping their feet on fake dollar bills, and engaging in the usual ritual of burning the US flag.

Iran downed a $130 million US drone. Trump’s sanctions are probably costing Iran $120 million a day.

Iranians have complained of feeling their "bones breaking" under enormous and effective Trump-imposed sanctions.