U.S. puts sanctions on Iran-based company linked to N. Korea

The United States on Tuesday imposed financial sanctions on an Iran-based company that it said is a cover for North Korea’s missile proliferation network, the Department of the Treasury announced. The court’s unanimous, unsigned opinion declared that Franken “received the highest number of votes legally cast” and is entitled “to receive the certificate of election as United States senator from the state of Minnesota.” If the ruling brings an end to seven months of challenges by Coleman, Franken would become the 60th member of the Senate Democratic caucus, a move that gives the party a filibuster-proof majority in the chamber, at least on paper