Need2Know: Thursday News Roundup

August 9, 2018

These are the headlines you Need2Know:

  • U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russia:* The sanctions, which include a ban on tech exports to Russia, are a response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England. The new sanctions are expected to go into effect Aug. 22. For more on the latest, click here.

  • One-Year Anniversary of Charlottesville Riots: Officials in Virginia have declared a preemptive state of emergency ahead of the one-year anniversary of the “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally. One woman was killed and dozens injured when a car drove into a group of protesters. For more, check out CNN.

  • Final Golf Major of 2018: The 100th PGA Championship tees off Thursday at Bellerive Country Club outside St. Louis. This is the last time the tournament will be played in the month of August. The PGA recently announced the championship will move to May next year. Here are the golfers with the best odds of winning.

  • Rudy Giuliani Puts Pressure on Special Counsel Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer, told Fox News' Sean Hannity that he's pushing the special counsel Robert Mueller to complete the probe on Russia by September. Giuliani also talked to Axios. Read his comments here.

Cheddar's Jill Wagner gets into the latest.

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