U.S. hits Russian intelligence and troll farm with fresh sanctions

Business Dec 20, 2018

U.S. hits Russian intelligence and troll farm with fresh sanctions

The U.S. Treasury hit 15 members of Russia's GRU military intelligence agency with sanctions Wednesday over their alleged roles in interference in the 2016 presidential election and hacking the World Anti-Doping Agency. Also sanctioned were two GRU agents who allegedly attempted to assassinate Russian defector ...

Senator asks Treasury to probe Trump foreign associates, Russia ties

Business Mar 3, 2017

Senator asks Treasury to probe Trump foreign associates, Russia ties

A senior Senate Democrat is asking the U.S. Treasury Department to evaluate whether President Donald Trump and his family's business associates and possible investors from Russia and other countries have violated U.S. laws against financing terrorism, money laundering and other illicit activities. Trump's refusal to ...

Business Apr 16, 2015

Japan bumps China as top holder of U.S. Treasury debt

Japan overtook China in February as the top foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, a position Tokyo last held in August 2008. In its monthly report on bond holdings, the Treasury Department said Wednesday total foreign holdings of Treasury debt dipped 0.9 percent in February ...