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Mnuchin says U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran

12 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The United States is still pursuing its campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his hard-line national security adviser John Bolton.

Trump hails progress after receiving note from North Korea's Kim

13 Jul 2018

WASHINGTON Kim Jong Un told President Donald Trump he believed their efforts could open up a “new future” between North Korea and the United States and expressed hope for “practical actions” in the future, according to a letter from the North Korean leader released on Thursday. | Video

SEC charges Oyster Bay, New York, with bond fraud

21 Nov 2017

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Oyster Bay, New York and former town supervisor John Venditto with defrauding municipal bond investors by concealing side deals with a local restaurateur.

White House to follow 'standard process' in any Arpaio pardon

24 Aug 2017

WASHINGTON The "standard process" would be followed in considering whether President Donald Trump pardons Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff convicted last month of criminal contempt in a racial profiling case, the White House said on Thursday.

U.S. puts new sanctions on Iran over ballistic missile programme

19 Jul 2017

WASHINGTON The United States slapped new economic sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile programme and said Tehran's "malign activities" in the Middle East undercut any "positive contributions" coming from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord.

Trump owes lenders at least $315 million, disclosure shows

17 Jun 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million (246.74 million pounds) to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.

Trump owes lenders at least $315 million, disclosure shows

17 Jun 2017

WASHINGTON, June 16 President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.

Two ex-executives charged in U.S. Navy-related bribery case

15 Sep 2016

WASHINGTON Two former executives of a foreign defense contractor at the center of a fraud and corruption scandal have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the U.S. Navy and other offenses, the United States Department of Justice said on Thursday.

FTC says it finds LabMD liable for unfair data security practices

29 Jul 2016

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday it had overruled an administrative judge's dismissal of the commission's data security case against cancer testing company LabMD.

LATAM Airlines to pay $22 mln over Argentine bribes case

25 Jul 2016

LATAM Airlines Group SA , Latin America's largest airline, has agreed to pay more than $22 million in civil and criminal fines relating to a decade-old Argentine bribery case, U.S. authorities said Monday.

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