BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON - The European Union and the United States announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors. Full Article
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John Oliver’s addition to the news-comedy landscape demonstrates the value of a half-American’s perspective on American politics and culture. He's at once an outsider and an insider, a powerful position from which to critique and mock the United States. Commentary
President Obama says the U.S. has expanded sanctions against Russia over its support for rebels in Eastern Ukraine. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).