Socialist party head Sánchez becomes Spain's seventh prime minister since its return to democracy in the late 1970s following the dictatorship of Francisco Franco.
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters on a telephone briefing that a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports from the EU, Canada and Mexico would go into effect at midnight.
The next presidential election is scheduled for 2021. But business groups and the Organization of American States want to push that date up as a response to increasing violence and civil unrest.
Arkady Babchenko didn't even tell his wife about the scheme.
In an unexpected change in tone, the United States said on Tuesday that it still held the threat of imposing tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China unless it addressed the issue of theft of American intellectual property.
Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee and formerly head of a top North Korean military intelligence agency, will meet with Mike Pompeo later this week, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said.
Analysts say Starbucks can ill afford the bad publicity at a time of growing competition in a coffee industry that has seen a number of rivals bought out or merged.
Video shows Mamoudou Gassama, 22, risking his life on Sunday as he climbed up the balconies to rescue the 4-year-old who is clinging to a railing.
The decision to appoint Carlo Cottarelli to form a stopgap administration sets the stage for elections that are likely to be fought over Italy's role in the European Union and the eurozone.
The well covered by the volcanic eruption is considered "potentially explosive" — but so far, no signs of problems.