Comcast to face Senate Judiciary Committee on Time Warner deal

Comcast to face Senate Judiciary Committee on Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Representatives of Comcast and Time Warner will face the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, a day after filing a 175-page merger application with the FCC.
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Merger of giants scrutinized through size of cable bills

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A proposed merger between two U.S. cable giants, Comcast and Time Warner, would not slow price increases, a Comcast executive said.

U.S. blocks companies aiding Iran from banking system

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Federal officials said Thursday they have taken action against a collection of companies and people who allegedly supported Iran's nuclear and missile programs.

U.S. says Iran not yet open for business

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Iran's "day may come" but it's not yet time for international companies to re-engage with Iran, the U.S. undersecretary for financial intelligence said.

Treasury designates 4 leaders of Japanese crime network for sanctions

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Four senior members of the largest syndicate within the Japanese Yakuza crime network now are subject to sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday.

Existing oil sanctions squeezing Iran, U.S. says

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen said Iran will lose billions of dollars in oil revenue because of sanctions pressure.
Iran says it's wrong to think nuclear activity slowed

Iran says it's wrong to think nuclear activity slowed

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Ali Akbar Salehi, one of Iran's top nuclear officials, said Thursday there was no basis to claims that Iran's nuclear activities had slowed down.
White House, lawmakers duel over new Iran sanctions

White House, lawmakers duel over new Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The White House says new sanctions being crafted on Capitol Hill may split Washington from its partners, while a key lawmaker calls them an "insurance policy."

Al-Qaida in Arabian Peninsula operating on ransom money from West

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula is operating on ransom money from the West, with kidnappings the largest single source of funding, officials say.

Myanmar pressured over North Korean ties

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. military recognizes Myanmar's efforts to pursue reforms but has concerns about its ties to North Korea, the Defense Department said.

U.S. Treasury Department says Pakistani madrassa funds terrorists

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department, in its first such action, designated a Pakistani madrassa as an organization that helps finance terror groups.

U.S., S. Korea review North Korean options

SEOUL, July 30 (UPI) -- South Korea and the United States will work together to keep the pressure on North Korea, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

U.S. Treasury Department sanctions Myanmar general for arms deals

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department Tuesday leveled sanctions against a Myanmar general for buying arms from North Korea despite an international ban.

U.S. targets Hezbollah's diplomacy

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Hezbollah is working to extend its reach beyond Lebanon by styling their supporters as foreign diplomats in West Africa, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

Sanctions on Iran's oil working, U.S. says

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- U.S. laws targeting foreign purchases of crude oil from Iran left a detrimental mark on the country's oil revenues, a U.S. Treasury Department official said.
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