US Sanctions Maduro’s Stepsons for Alleged Food Corruption

The U.S. on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Colombian businessman and three stepsons of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, accusing them of forming part of a sophisticated scheme that stole hundreds of millions in dollars from food import contracts at a time of widespread hunger in the crisis-wracked South American nation.

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Anti-Gay Cake Shop Owner Wants Latest Case Dismissed

If only her favorite colors were pink and blue, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips might be able to make a custom cake for Autumn Scardina, the transgender woman who sued him after he refused to make a cake celebrating her transition birthday. So said the Colorado cake shop owner Monday evening when he asked the Denver County Court to dismiss the lawsuit filed in June.

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