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Warren Buffett says don't waste money on investment fees

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:36am

Billionaire Warren Buffett used his much anticipated annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders to reiterate his wariness of high Wall Street fees and his positive outlook for the U.S. economy.

AP Analysis: Will China be North Korea's Trump card?

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:14am

China's announcement that it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea's nukes. While China is Pyongyang's biggest enabler, it is also the biggest outside agent of regime-challenging change — just not in the way Washington has wanted.

France charges 2nd person tied to National Front in probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:10am

A contractor for France's National Front party who's close to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into the financing of political campaigns in 2014 and 2015.

Foster, Fox call for unity at rally for immigration rights

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:57am

As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights.

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

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:20am

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 derivative contracts.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his overdrawn apocalypse

Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:13am

In President Donald Trump's estimation, the U.S. border isn't merely porous, it's "wide open." Darkness and danger are everywhere, even Sweden. American infrastructure isn't just in need of improvement but it's in "total disrepair and decay." The health law is not only flawed, but it's an "absolute and total catastrophe."

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

Eileen Ng, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 6:57am

Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother.

GOP proposal aims to end insurance mandate in 'Obamacare'

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:46am

A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners.

At town halls, GOP caught between Trump, angry voters

Lisa Lerer and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:46am

When hundreds of angry constituents chanted "no wall" at his Iowa town hall, Republican Rep. David Young agreed it wasn't necessary. When they demanded that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, the second-term congressman called it a "no-brainer." And, when they yelled at the mention of White House adviser Steve Bannon's name, Young quickly replied: "I don't know much about him."

Jack White launches vinyl record plant in Detroit

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:46am

Detroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him.

GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas worker killed

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:39am

GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.

Conservative North Carolina laws spur NAACP call for boycott

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:14am

An economic boycott by the NAACP is the latest fallout over North Carolina's so-called bathroom bill and other conservative policies.

Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:30pm

A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport.

GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:40pm

GPS device-maker Garmin, a fixture in the largely white Kansas City suburb of Olathe, Kansas, has long revered diversity in its workforce even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters didn't reflect it.

GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:32pm

GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.

AP Analysis: Will China be North Korea's Trump card?

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 6:46pm

China's announcement it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea's nukes. While China is Pyongyang's biggest enabler, it is also the biggest outside agent of regime-challenging change — just not in the way Washington has wanted.

Owner of popular pizza chain sentenced in tax fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:33pm

The owners of a popular Jersey shore pizza restaurant chain were sentenced Friday for evading taxes and lying to the IRS.

Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in Sicilian town

Gino MacEli, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:07pm

Italy still needs to build two helicopter landing pads and repave miles of road, but a top government official promised Friday that everything will be ready for the May 26-27 G-7 summit being held in a stunning Sicilian town overlooking the sea.

Storm-lashed California roads, dams could cost $1B to fix

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:57pm

The bill to repair California's crumbling roads, dams and other critical infrastructure hammered by an onslaught of storms this winter could top $1 billion, including nearly $600 million alone for damaged roadways that more than doubles what the state budgeted for road repair emergencies, officials said Friday.

Venezuela, Libya again lose UN vote rights over dues debts

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:57pm

Venezuela and Libya have been suspended from voting in the U.N. General Assembly for the second time in two years because of millions of dollars in unpaid dues to the world body.