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Senate votes 100-0 to end Russia trade status, enact oil ban

Congress has overwhelmingly voted to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and ban the importation of its oil, ratcheting up the U.S. response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine amid reports of atrocities Go to Source Author:

Official: EU oks new Russia sanctions including on coal

European Union countries have approved new punishing sanctions against Russia, including an EU embargo on coal imports in the wake of evidence of torture and killings emerging from war zones outside Kyiv Go to Source Author:

Spain PM in Morocco to mend ties after Western Sahara shift

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is set to meet with Moroccan King Mohammed VI during a two-day visit to Rabat that promises to mark an easing of diplomatic tensions centered on Morocco’s disputed region of Western Sahara Go to Source Author:

Wind energy company kills 150 eagles in US, pleads guilty

A wind energy company has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay more than $8 million in fines and restitution after at least 150 eagles were killed over the past decade at its wind farms across the U.S. Go to Source Author:

Asia stocks decline amid worries over US rate hikes, Russia

Asian stocks have followed Wall Street lower after a Federal Reserve official’s comments fueled expectations of more aggressive U.S. rate hikes and the White House announced more sanctions on Russia Go to Source Author:

Amazon’s first-ever union overcomes hurdles, faces new ones

A stunning upset in a union election on Staten Island had brought sudden exposure to the organizers and worker advocates who realized victory for the nascent Amazon Labor Union when so many other more established labor groups had failed before them Go to Source Author: