sanctions

North Korea has blown up a vacant inter-Korean liaison office in a symbolic act of aggression.
His executive order threatens top officials on the International Criminal Court with economic penalties for looking into potential U.S. war crimes.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing new economic sanctions on Iran and its leaders, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The measure comes after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over the Persian Gulf.
But it's Congress that must take action, acting ethics head David Apol said.
The president is "refusing to protect the U.S. from Russian attacks."
The U.S. is considering sanctions against Myanmar as the Rohingya humanitarian crisis intensifies.
The administration's approach to sanctioning the South American country will strike its citizens more than its leadership.
Russia and America’s diplomatic tit-for-tat continues, as U.S. orders Russian diplomats to leave the country, in a move that will close Moscow’s consulate in San Francisco.
No new sanctions were announced, though.
"I greatly appreciate the fact that we’ve been able to cut our payroll."