Orange County, Virginia, High School students study history and build websites using Apple Inc. laptops, Google Inc. software and a Comcast Corp. broadband connection subsidized by U.S. telephone consumers.
Iran’s announcement yesterday that it expects to increase oil exports and discuss new deals with energy companies is the latest salvo in a debate over easing economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
French automakers PSA Peugeot Citroën and Renault SA and companies that transport Iranian oil are poised to benefit from the six-month accord to rein in Iran’s nuclear program while easing trade sanctions.
North Korea remains “intent” on setting up front companies to smuggle material to build weapons as well as selling arms abroad, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen said.
The U.S. Treasury has frozen $30 billion in cash and securities of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi and his government in what amounts to the largest ever such U.S. action, a Treasury official said today.
Few people noticed Saudi Arabia’s three-day conference in September on disrupting terrorism financing. For a team at the U.S. Treasury Department, though, it was a long-sought victory in the fight against al-Qaeda.