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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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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. 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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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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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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U.S. imposes sanctions on two South Sudanese businessmen for fraud, bribery

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two South Sudanese businessmen, Ashraf Seed Ahmed Al-Cardinal and Kur Ajing Ater, for their involvement in bribery, kickbacks and procurement fraud with..
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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..
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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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U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Treasury's Mnuchin

The United States is still pursuing a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his..
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U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday warned that anyone around the world who helps fuel Iranian vessels blacklisted by Washington runs the risk of being designated as well.
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Iran's Zarif tweets: U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a 'jail warden'

The U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a "jail warden", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Thursday, a day after Washington imposed fresh sanctions designed to choke off the..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran space agencies

The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's three space agencies on Tuesday, the Treasury Department said, as Washington ramps up pressure over Tehran's nuclear program.
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U.S. blacklists Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, sanctions captain

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, and sanctioned its captain.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on people, firms it says helped North Korea evade sanctions

The United States has imposed sanctions on two people and three firms and identified a blocked ship that it says helped North Korea evade sanctions, the Treasury Department said in a statement on..
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U.S. sanctions Lebanon's Jammal Trust Bank for financial ties to Hezbollah

The United States on Thursday sanctioned Lebanon-based Jammal Trust Bank SAL and its subsidiaries for allegedly facilitating the financial activities of Hezbollah, according to the Treasury Department,..
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U.S. sanctions networks it says are connected to Iran's government, military

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two networks it says are linked to Iran's government and military organizations, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday.
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US treasury cracks down on Chinese traffickers of fentanyl; accused used bitcoin to sell opioid behind thousands of overdose deaths

The US Treasury took action Wednesday to crack down on Chinese traffickers of deadly fentanyl, sanctioning producer-exporters and warning banks on financial schemes used to distribute the synthetic..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister: Treasury statement

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website.
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U.S. sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela, charges businessman

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme the U.S. Treasury said lined the pockets of President Nicolas Maduro, his stepsons and..
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U.S. sanctions Maduro stepsons over Venezuela food scam -website

The United States imposed Venezuela-related sanctions on Thursday against 10 individuals, including the stepsons of leader Nicholas Maduro and 13 entities, according to the Treasury Department website.
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U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death

The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S...
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U.S. Treasury sanctions Hezbollah operative over 1994 Buenos Aires attack

The U.S. Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on a senior Hezbollah operative it said coordinated the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires.
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U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program.
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U.S. sanctions five people, seven entities over Iran nuclear program: Treasury

The United States imposed new sanctions on Thursday on five people and seven entities in connection to Iran's nuclear program and non-proliferation matters, the Treasury Department said on its website.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption

The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on..
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Two leaders of Malian al Qaeda affiliate put on U.S. terrorism list

The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda's affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S...
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Member of Mali affiliate of al Qaeda added to U.S. terrorism list: U.S. Treasury

The United States added a senior member of the al Qaeda affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing him of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the..
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U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members

The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for..
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U.S. sanctions Cuban state-run oil firm over Venezuela

The United States has targeted Cuba's state-run company Cubametales as part of its Venezuela-related sanctions, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury Department's website on Wednesday.
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Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions

The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
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U.S. sanctions Venezuelan President Maduro's son: U.S. Treasury website

The Trump administration on Friday ratcheted up its pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by targeting his son, also named Nicolas Maduro, with sanctions.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms.
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U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions

The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company linked to Pyongyang's primary foreign exchange bank,..
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United States imposes new Iran-related sanctions: Treasury website

The United States imposed Iran-related sanctions on an Iraq-based company and two people, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury Department website on Wednesday.
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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but..
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U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S...
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