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The Department of the Treasury (USDT) is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government. Established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue, the Treasury prints all paper currency and mints all coins in circulation through the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the United States Mint, respectively; collects all federal taxes through the Internal Revenue Service; manages U.S. government debt instruments; licenses and supervises banks and thrift institutions; and advises the legislative and executive branches on matters of fiscal policy.

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Greta rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig in latest climate clash

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Greta Thunberg she should study economics on Thursday, a jibe which prompted the climate activist to say she didn't need a degree to know the world was not..
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Get an economics degree Greta, then we'll talk: U.S. Treasury chief

Just as the spat between U.S. President Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg seemed to be subsiding, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a new dig at the climate activist on Thursday.
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US Treasury removes designation of China as currency manipulator [Video]US Treasury removes designation of China as currency manipulator

The decision came as a high-level Chinese delegation arrived in US before Wednesday's signing of a trade deal.

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U.S. drops China 'currency manipulator' label [Video]U.S. drops China 'currency manipulator' label

The U.S. Treasury Department has dropped its designation of China as a currency manipulator days before top officials of the world's two largest economies were due to sign a new trade agreement. Eve..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Jess Phillips expected to launch Labour leadership bid [Video]Jess Phillips expected to launch Labour leadership bid

Labour MP Jess Phillips is poised to announce her candidacy in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as party leader. The outspoken backbencher is expected to confirm on Friday evening her widely..

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U.S. to restrict visas for Iranian judges and officials [Video]U.S. to restrict visas for Iranian judges and officials

The United States will restrict visas for current or former Iranian officials who abuse or detain peaceful protests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday (December 19), as Washington ramps..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:55Published

 

GE granted license to help investigate Ukrainian plane downed by Iran

General Electric Co has received a license from the U.S. Treasury Department to help in the investigation of a Ukrainian passenger plane accidentally shot down by Iranian forces, a GE spokesman told..
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U.S. blacklists aircraft, amends general license in latest Venezuela sanctions

The United States has blacklisted 15 aircraft in its latest sanctions against Venezuela, according to the U.S. Treasury Department website.
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Report Says Secret Service Return to Treasury Could Harm Homeland Security

The White House is likely to propose the Secret Service return to Treasury, but an administration report warns of the damage that could do to the Homeland Security Department.
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U.S. to Issue Bigger Bonds as Deficit Swells

The Treasury Department plans roll out 20-year bonds this year for the first time since 1986.
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U.S. allows time to wind down deals hit by fresh Iran sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday it will allow for a 90-day period to wind down transactions in certain sectors of Iran's economy hit with fresh U.S. sanctions last week.
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U.S. Treasury Dept will allow 90-day wind-down period for fresh Iran sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday it would allow for a 90-day period to wind down transactions in certain sectors of Iran's economy hit with fresh U.S. sanctions last week.
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Trump Tax Break That Benefited the Rich Is Being Investigated

The Treasury Department’s watchdog said it was looking into the Opportunity Zone program, a multibillion-dollar tax break that is supposed to help low-income areas.
NYTimes.com - Published

U.S. imposes sanctions on two North Korean entities over labor export

The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday announced sanctions on two North Korean organizations for facilitating the export of labor in violation of United Nations sanctions.
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Ex-U.S. Treasury employee pleads guilty to leaks linked to Russia probe

A former U.S. Treasury Department employee on Monday pleaded guilty to leaking confidential documents relating to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and others to a reporter from digital..
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Treasury to No Longer Designate China as Currency Manipulator

The Treasury Department’s currency report is remove China’s label of a currency manipulator just days before the United States and China sign a trade deal.
NYTimes.com - Published

U.S. issues fresh Venezuela-related sanctions: U.S. Treasury

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelans, the U.S. Treasury Department said, in Washington's latest action to ramp up pressure on the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
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Treasury will grant waivers to allow U.S. participation in Iran crash probe

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday the department will grant sanction waivers to allow Americans or any one else to participate in the investigation of Wednesday's crash of an..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on South Sudanese vice president

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions South Sudanese First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement, in Washington's latest move to pressure the..
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How Big Companies Won New Tax Breaks From the Trump Administration

As the Treasury Department prepared to enact the 2017 Republican tax overhaul, corporate lobbyists swarmed — and won big.
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Columbia Inquiry Found Plagiarism in Monica Crowley’s Dissertation

An investigation concluded that the Treasury Department’s top spokeswoman did not commit research misconduct, but required extensive revisions.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on two Iranian judges for 'oppression'

The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian judges whom it accuses of having punished Iranian citizens and dual nationals for exercising their freedoms of speech and assembly, the U.S...
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U.S. removes sanctions on Latvia's second-largest port

The United States has removed its sanctions on one of Latvia's main ports after the Baltic country's government took control of the port, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday.
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United States hits South Sudanese officials with sanctions

The United States has imposed sanctions on two senior South Sudanese officials it accuses of fomenting conflict, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday, in its latest move to pressure the..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Islamist rebels in eastern Congo

The United States imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist rebel group and five others on Tuesday for perpetrating serious human rights abuses including mass rape, torture and killings in eastern..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Cambodian PM's associates over alleged corruption

The U.S. Treasury has imposed sanctions on a businessman and a senior government official with close links to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, accusing them of corruption.
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U.S. sanctions Latvian oligarch charged with corruption

The United States on Monday sanctioned Aivars Lembergs, the suspended mayor of Latvia’s seaport city of Ventspils and an oligarch with substantial influence in the country’s politics, over alleged..
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Washington blacklists Iran-backed Iraqi militia leaders over protests

The United States on Friday blacklisted three Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary leaders over their alleged role in killings of anti-government protesters in Iraq, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
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U.S. exempts local baseball league from Venezuela sanctions: document

The U.S. Treasury Department has created an exemption from its Venezuela-related sanctions allowing for transactions with the country's local baseball league, according to a Treasury document seen by..
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U.S. Republican senators ask Treasury for any reports on Hunter Biden

The Republican chairmen of two U.S. Senate committees have asked the Treasury Department, in a letter, for possible reports of money laundering or fraud on the business dealings of former Vice..
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U.S. blocks Venezuela claimants from enforcing judgments, arbitral awards

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said claimants against Venezuela could not enforce liens, judgments, arbitral awards or decrees by seizing property to collect on unpaid debts unless they..
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Former Treasury Dept chief to IRS: Audit the rich

Cracking down on the wealthiest Americans could net an extra $100 billion a year in taxes, he says
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I.R.S. Whistle-Blower Met With Senate Staff Members

The whistle-blower had filed a complaint accusing Treasury Department officials of improperly interfering with the handling of President Trump’s tax returns.
NYTimes.com - Published

Venezuelan baseball's bid to save sanctions-shortened season hits snag

The U.S. Treasury Department has told Major League Baseball that a change to its sanctions on Venezuela last week does not allow MLB to resume a partnership with the Venezuelan baseball league,..
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U.S. sanctions leader of Mali Islamist militant group

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist militant group in Mali called the Macina Liberation Front, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement on its website..
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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to try to resolve dam dispute by January 15: Treasury

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to work toward a comprehensive and sustainable agreement on the filling and operation of a massive dam project in Ethiopia by Jan...
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Donald Trump's White House plans to add two staff members to fight impeachment

Ex-Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and ex-Treasury Department spokesman Tony Sayegh are expected to work on "proactive impeachment messaging."
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U.S. sanctions five Venezuela citizens: Treasury Department

The United States issued sanctions on Tuesday against five citizens of Venezuela, according to the Treasury Department website, increasing pressure on the government of socialist President Nicolas..
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U.S. sanctions nine people, one entity tied to Iran's top leader

The United States imposed sanctions on nine people with ties to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, including his chief of staff, one of his sons and the head of Iran's judiciary, the U.S...
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U.S., Gulf countries impose joint Iran-related sanctions on 25 targets

The United States and six Gulf countries agreed to jointly impose sanctions on 25 corporations, banks and individuals linked to Iran's support for militant networks including Hezbollah, the U.S...
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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. will ramp up pressure on Iran

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the United States will increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program.
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Federal Budget Deficit Swelled to Nearly $1 Trillion in 2019

The Treasury Department said the deficit, which came in at $984 billion, will top $1 trillion in 2020.
NYTimes.com - Published

U.S. senators call for probe of Brazilian meatpacker JBS

Two U.S. senators called on the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday to open an investigation into the world's largest meat processing company, Brazil's JBS S.A. , due to alleged ties with the Venezuelan..
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U.S. Treasury facing probe over how it handled Congress request for Trump taxes

The U.S. Treasury Department's internal watchdog is investigating how the agency handled a congressional request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, it said on Friday.
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U.S. Treasury's inspector general investigating request for Trump taxes: NY Times

The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general is investigating how the agency handled a congressional request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, the New York Times reported on Friday.
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Trump’s Top Sanctions Official Will Depart

Sigal Mandelker, who plans to return to the private sector, has been central to the Treasury Department’s effort to impose sanctions on Iran and combat illicit finance.
NYTimes.com - Published

U.S. targets three people, 16 groups in new Venezuela sanctions

The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on three people and 16 groups it says helped Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his government profit from food aid in the economically struggling..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions former Ugandan police boss for rights violations

The U.S. Treasury has frozen all assets in the United States owned by the former inspector general of Ugandan police, Kale Kayihura, accusing him of engaging in serious human rights abuses in the East..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts.
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U.S. sanctions three North Korean-sponsored hacking groups

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three hacking groups it said were sponsored by North Korea that were allegedly involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and had perpetrated cyber..
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