An obscure government database of suspicious financial activity was thrust into the spotlight Wednesday when the New Yorker reported that key information on Michael Cohen is missing from the system. The report has raised fresh questions about the database, and…
By Daniel Bush
WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on five Russians, including the leader of Chechnya, under a U.S. human rights law that has been a major irritant between Washington and Moscow.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
When Tillerson was CEO, he said Exxon didn't support sanctions generally because it found them usually ineffective.
By Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Trump administration has blacklisted a small Chinese bank accused of illicit dealings with North Korea, escalating pressure to get Beijing to rein in its wayward ally.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Trump's incoming Cabinet embodies a sharp turn from the outgoing Obama administration.
By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Pace, Associated Press
Given the narrow GOP majority in the Senate, Steven Mnuchin is likely to be confirmed. But Democrats plan to rough him up along the way, grilling the former Goldman Sachs executive over his Wall Street ties and his stake in…
By PBS NewsHour
President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed economic team suggests a preference for Wall Street veterans, in a reversal of his campaign promise to surround himself with establishment outsiders. Judy Woodruff speaks with David Wessel of The Brookings Institution about the “elite” appointments,…
By PBS NewsHour
President-elect Donald Trump announced two more Cabinet picks on Wednesday: Goldman Sachs veteran Steven Mnuchin for treasury secretary and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary. He also chose a deputy for Ross: Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts. On Twitter,…
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
President Barack laid out what's needed to support the U.S. economy after a federal government report revealed weak job gains.
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