LONDON (Reuters) - Kraft Heinz Co's rapid retreat from its
surprise $143 billion bid for Unilever in the face of stiff
resistance knocked the Anglo-Dutch company's shares on Monday as
investors assessed the impact of the failed approach.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sought to
reassure the European Union in Brussels on Monday that the Trump
administration will maintain and develop decades of partnership in
trade and security.
MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - The trial of more than 40 Turkish
soldiers accused of attempting to assassinate President Tayyip
Erdogan during last year's failed coup started on Monday, with
prosecutors seeking life sentences, according to the indictment
obtained by Reuters.
BEIJING (Reuters) - South Korea's Lotte Group will face
severe consequences if it allows the South Korean government to
deploy a U.S. anti-missile system on land that now forms part of a
golf course it owns, China's state-run Xinhua news agency has
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is not in Iraq "to
seize anybody's oil", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing
himself from remarks by President Donald Trump at the start of a
visit to Iraq on Monday.
SOUTH OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi
forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to
Mosul's airport, on the second day of a ground offensive on the
jihadists' remaining stronghold in the western side of the city.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preparations are under way to bring
senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with
former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five
years, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.