WASHINGTON - North Korea's foreign minister said President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. strategic bombers.
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Nets welcomes $5.3 billion takeover bid by Hellman & Friedman
Payments firm Nets on Monday welcomed a 33.1 billion Danish crown ($5.3 billion) bid from U.S. firm Hellman & Friedman, marking what could be one of the largest European private equity takeovers in recent years.
Fed needs to see prices rise before next rate hike, Evans says
The Federal Reserve should wait until there are clear signs that American paychecks and prices are rising before raising interest rates again, a U.S. central banker said Monday, warning that moving too fast would be a policy "misstep."
Republicans tweak Obamacare repeal bill, support tepid
Republican senators tried to gather more support on Monday for a last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare by revising funding provisions of their bill to make it more attractive to a handful of undecided lawmakers.
Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats to hold independence vote
Kurds voted in large numbers in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote may ignite yet more regional conflict.
Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance toward a volatile North Korea and rebalance the social security system.
ABB buys GE business for $2.6 billion in bet it can boost margins
Power grids maker ABB is buying General Electric's Industrial Solutions business for $2.6 billion in a bet it can improve the division's lackluster margins over the next five years, the Swiss engineering company said on Monday.
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