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Buffett's firm says 4Q profit up 15 percent on…

Warren Buffett's company says fourth-quarter profit improved 15 percent, but most of the gains came from the paper value of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s investments and derivatives contracts

Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline…

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved into the evacuated Dakota Access pipeline protest camp to finish a cleanup effort started weeks ago by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Kurtz: Beltway barbs aimed at Kellyanne

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the media claiming Kellyanne Conway has been benched by the Trump administration

Legalized Marijuana Industry Expected To Create…

The legalized marijuana industry is growing more than pot. Analysts say it could create over a quarter of a million jobs while other industries decline.

Ivanka Trump Is Getting Sued — A Lot

Ivanka Trump's jewelry and clothing brands are getting sued. She owes over $3 million.

Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports…

A 200-seat arena for competitive video gaming is Las Vegas' newest effort to attract millennials

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Lake created by coal waste landslide floods…

Flooding from a new lake created by a landslide in central Bosnia has shut down one of the country's main highways

Pre-existing conditions complicate health care…

As Republicans try to replace the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing health conditions

Celebrities launch pot brands as California…

Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into the marijuana industry and eyeing the California pot market

GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas…

GPS device-maker Garmin is reeling from the death of one of its workers in suburban Kansas City

Agency plans to award Mexico border wall…

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall

Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in…

Italy is promising all be ready for the G-7 summit, to be held in the stunning setting of Sicily in late May, even as construction awaits its start

France opens full fake jobs inquiry into…

The French financial prosecutor's office has decided to open a judicial inquiry into the case of allegedly fictive jobs dogging conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon

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US stocks eke out last-minute gain as utilities…

US stocks make small gains as utility and phone companies rise

Greece's Tsipras: the era of austerity is over

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paints a positive picture of future reforms Greece has agreed to take after its current third international bailout ends, insisting they mark an end to austerity

New Jersey OKs gas pipeline through protected…

New Jersey environmental regulators have approved a plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve

VW makes $5.4 billion profit in 2016, limits…

Volkswagen says it bounced back into the black in 2016 after suffering a loss the previous year due to the diesel emissions scandal

GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid…

Republican governors are sending a clear message to Congress: Don't scrap the health care law without a viable alternative

Correction: Trump-Manufacturing story

Correction: Trump-Manufacturing story

Puerto Rico governor meets with top US officials amid crisis

Puerto Rico's governor has met with the U.S. treasury and health secretaries to seek support in pulling the island out of a deep economic crisis

Montana landowners say government botched arsenic…

Dozens of residents of a southwestern Montana community say federal officials have botched a 34-year environmental cleanup of the toxic metals in their soil, and now they want a shot at removing the contamination

Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome…

A gleaming new Trump International Hotel and Tower that rises above the Vancouver skyline has divided a city famous for its natural beauty and diversity

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J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early…

J.C. Penney says it will close 130 to 140 stores as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping

Report: German spy agency targets foreign…

German weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses belonging to journalists among its targets for surveillance