The Senate has voted to tighten sanctions on Iran, targeting its energy and shipping industries.
The vote was 94-0 Friday and reflected continued congressional efforts to cripple the Islamic Republic's economy to thwart its nuclear ambitions.
The package of penalties by Sens. Bob Menendez and Mark Kirk was attached to a sweeping defense bill that the Senate hopes to finish next week.
The legislation would designate Iran's energy, port, shipping and ship-building sectors as entities of proliferation and sanction transactions with these areas.
In a letter to lawmakers, the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee urged senators to back the legislation.
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We're learning details of an attack against a Temple University student late Wednesday afternoon, just after freshmen moved into the dorms.
Rain at times expected tonight, Friday, and early Saturday. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Expect unsettled weather through Saturday morning as waves of showers and thunderstorms move through the area. Some of the storms may bring heavy downpours late tonight and again Friday afternoon.
Friday is still humid but by Saturday much cooler air moves in making it feel more like fall. Sunday is nice with a cool breeze and unseasonably low temperatures which last though early next week.
Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help to identify a teenager in connection with a vandalism and explosion in Philadelphia's Francisville section.