"If President Obama (who got nowhere with North Korea and would have had to go to war with many millions of people being killed) had gotten along with North Korea and made the initial steps toward a deal that I have, the Fake News would have named him a national hero!" Trump tweeted.
The all-shares deal, worth the equivalent of USD 2.3 billion or 1.9 billion euros, will see the combined group adopt the Virgin Money brand over the next three years, the pair said in a statement that indicated about 1,500 job losses.
GE had announced plans in December to cut as many as 4,500 jobs in Europe - including 1,400 in Switzerland - as it aims to reduce its global footprint by 30 percent.
Volkswagen Group will name later on Monday an interim leader for its premium Audi brand after the unit's Chief Executive Rupert Stadler was arrested, a person familiar with the matter said.
It is trying to solve a problem caused by the technological mismatch between a 50-year-old system built for landlines and today's increasingly sophisticated smartphones.
UN rights chief says it is not right to separate children from parents at US border according to the "zero-tolerance" border security policy implemented by President Donald Trump's administration
The sanctions were imposed in the wake of Russia's annexation of the strategic Black Sea peninsula in March 2014.
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The future of the landmark deal was thrown into doubt when President Donald Trump announced last month that the United States would withdraw and reimpose sanctions that would hit international businesses operating in Iran.
Last week's Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un produced only a vague statement in which Kim "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula".
Munich prosecutors said Rupert Stadler was being detained due to fears he might hinder an ongoing investigation into the scandal, plunging Volkswagen (VW) into a leadership crisis.
Former Prime Minister of Bangladesh Khaleda Zia is critically ill. She was jailed for five years in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka (about USD 250,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust.
Urdangarin was found guilty in February last year of using royal connections to overcharge regional governments through public contracts to stage sports and tourist events and with tax fraud.
The tariffs come at a time when China's economy is already showing signs of weakness.
The combination of CYBG and Virgin Money will create the first true national competitor to the status quo in UK banking, offering a genuine alternative for consumers and small businesses. An additional royalty will kick in in the fifth year, or the fourth year if CYBG's turnover reaches a threshold amount.
Global money laundering watchdog Financial Action Taken Force (FATF) may include Pakistan in its 'grey list' for failing to control terrorism financing
Google will get 27.1 million newly issued JD.com Class A ordinary shares as part of the deal.
Trump has worked outside the traditional pardon process and used his clemency powers in cases where he believed prosecutors may have been motivated by politics.
China on Friday said it would retaliate by slapping duties on American export products, including crude oil.
Trump has sought to blame Democrats, saying their support for passage of a broader immigration bill would end the separations.
Japan's imports in May grew 8.1 percent and exports grew 14 percent, sending the trade balance into a deficit for the first time in three months, according to the preliminary data
According to the United Nations, 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services, the majority of whom live in developing nations.
The row threatens May's authority over her divided Conservative Party, and underlines the delicate balancing act she has to pull off to keep those who want a "softer" Brexit onside, without upsetting those in favour of a clean break.
Nepal will sign an MoU on constructing a railway line connecting Kerung of Tibet to Kathmandu.
Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency said two people were found with no vital signs and 41 others had been injured.