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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Dudley sees Fed rate hikes; inflation weakness 'fading'
The Federal Reserve is on track to gradually raise interest rates given the recent inflation weakness is fading and the U.S. economy's fundamentals are sound, an influential Fed policymaker said on Monday, reinforcing the central bank's confident tone.
Republicans revise Obamacare repeal bill amid tepid support
U.S. senators made a last-ditch effort on Monday to secure support for the latest Republican attempt to repeal former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, releasing revised legislation to appeal to undecided senators.
Kurdish independence referendum turnout 76 percent one hour before closing of station
Turnout in Iraqi Kurdistan's independence referendum reached 76 percent at 5:00 p.m. (1400 GMT), one hour before the time set initially for polling stations to close, Erbil-based Rudaw TV said, citing the higher referendum commission.
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.
Exclusive: Toshiba tells banks chip deal delayed as Apple yet to approve
Toshiba Corp told its main banks on Monday it has not signed the $18 billion sale of its semiconductor business because Apple Inc , a member of the buyer group, has not agreed on key terms, two people involved in the deal said.
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