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High-stakes diplomacy as battle for Syria's Idlib looms

Report: Trump Administration Considers Weakening Iran Sanctions

With less than two weeks to go until a far stronger round of U.S. sanctions hits Iran, the Trump administration is reportedly considering an exemption European governments strongly requested: allowing Iranian banks to continue doing business with the global financial transfer system SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications), based in Belgium.

Diosdado Cabello, a prominent politician close to the Venezuelan government, in the general attorney's office in Caracas, Venezuela, 16 August 2017. Cabello handed in documents providing grounds for the opening of an investigation of a number of judicial officers. Cabello also argued for an investigation of the parliamentarian Ferrer, the …

U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan Companies and Government Officials

The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday announced sanctions against four current and former Venezuelan government officials, plus several other individuals and entities connected with Rafael Alfredo Sarria Diaz, a businessman accused of operating as the front man for Socialist Party official Diosdado Cabello.

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Mnuchin: There ‘Could Be’ a Trade War

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested there “could be” a trade war between the United States and China over President Donald Trump’s tariffs. Mnuchin said, “Our expectation is that we don’t think there will be a

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said unless a deal is reached with China, Trump will implement tariffs targeting sectors in which Washington says Beijing has stolen American technology

Treasury Sanctions More Russian Oligarchs, Companies, and Government Officials

The U.S. Treasury Department announced a new round of sanctions against Russian individuals and entities on Friday, including seven wealthy oligarchs, 12 of their companies, a state-owned weapons trading company called Rosoboroneksport, that company’s RFC Bank subsidiary, and 17 government officials.

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Mnuchin: I Don’t Expect Tariffs to Have a Big Impact on the Economy

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump’s tariffs would not have a “big impact on the economy.” Mnuchin said, “I don’t expect to see a big impact on the economy. But

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Trump Administration Sanctions Russians for Interfering in 2016 Election

The Trump administration announced sanctions on Thursday against Russian individuals and organizations accused of interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The sanctions designate five entities and 19 individuals under legislation and executive orders aimed at punishing those who engage in malicious cyber-activities.

The US Federal Reserve said recent hurricanes are "inflicting severe hardship" but that the economic impact will likely only be short-term

Trump Likely to Choose Powell and Taylor for Top Fed Roles

President Donald Trump is leaning toward appointing both Standford University economist John Taylor and former investment Jerome “Jay” Powell to top positions at the Federal Reserve, according to people familiar with the president’s thinking.

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Darling: Attach Cut, Cap, and Balance to Debt Limit Hike

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin argued on Fox News Sunday for a “clean” hike in the debt limit. Mnuchin also pushed a strategy of attaching the debt limit as an amendment to a bill to provide $7.9 billion in temporary relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.