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North Korea says U.S. 'declared war,' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers

NEW YORK/SEOUL North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space. | Video

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U.S. Supreme Court cancels arguments on previous Trump travel ban

NEW YORK The U.S. Supreme Court cancelled oral arguments scheduled in October to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's previous travel ban, signalling the court might dismiss the case. | Video

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After German election, Macron to set out his vision for Europe

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will set out plans for reforming the European Union on Tuesday, including proposals for a separate eurozone budget, despite a German election result that is likely to complicate his far-reaching ambitions.

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Too early to say if UK has made sufficient progress in Brexit talks - Irish PM

LONDON Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Monday it was not possible to say that Britain had made sufficient progress to move onto the next phase of Brexit talks with the European Union, adding there was a "bit of a way to go yet".

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Myanmar finds more bodies in mass grave; U.N. seeks rapid aid increase

YANGON/DHAKA Myanmar's army unearthed the bodies of 17 Hindu villagers on Monday, taking to 45 the number authorities suspect were killed by Muslim insurgents last month at the onset of a wave of violence that has sent 436,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks off after N.Korea says U.S. declared war; euro slides

NEW YORK, Sept 25 Stocks fell on Wall Street and U.S. government bond yields dropped on Monday after North Korea accused the United States of having declared war on the isolated country, while the euro fell after German elections showed support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party fell to its lowest since 1949.