News North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions 2018-02-25T12:17:52.000000000-05:00 SEOUL (Reuters) - Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea on Sunday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States, according to the South's presidency, hours after the North accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with new sanctions. Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue as fighting rages 2018-02-25T12:11:50.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across the country. South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games' 2018-02-25T12:09:49.000000000-05:00 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea. Nokia phones to expand to high-end while also striking nostalgia chord 2018-02-25T11:57:33.000000000-05:00 BARCELONA (Reuters) - Seeking to capitalize on a remarkable comeback over the past year, Nokia phones are expanding to include their first premium Android smartphone model, as well as a remake of one of its biggest hits of the 1990s, the 8110 "slider" feature phone. Gun lobby pushes back on Trump's gun plans after Florida shooting 2018-02-25T11:31:33.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association pushed back on Sunday against modest proposals by President Donald Trump and other Republicans to change U.S. gun laws in the wake of a school shooting in Florida that killed 17 students and staff. Boeing to have 51 percent stake in new venture with Embraer: paper 2018-02-25T11:28:05.000000000-05:00 BRASILIA (Reuters) - Boeing Co will have a 51 percent stake in a joint company currently being negotiating with Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer , O Globo newspaper columnist Lauro Jardim reported on Sunday. Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague at Turkey's request 2018-02-25T11:19:34.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - The main Syrian Kurdish political party said on Sunday that one of its leaders had been arrested in Prague at the behest of Turkey, where a court has charged him with sedition. Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue after U.N. ceasefire call 2018-02-25T10:20:38.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there after a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across the country. With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals 2018-02-25T10:15:56.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy and said his goal is to make "one or more huge acquisitions" of non-insurance businesses to bolster results at his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Daimler in $2 billion China investment with BAIC as Geely swoops 2018-02-25T09:34:08.000000000-05:00 BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler and its Chinese partner BAIC plan to invest almost $2 billion in a state-of-the-art factory in China, underlining their relationship as rival Geely makes a surprise swoop on the German carmaker.