(Reuters) – A pickup truck driven by a man who appeared to be “highly intoxicated” plowed into a crowd of spectators watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Saturday, sending more than 20 people to the hospital, police said.Read more "Drunken driver injures 28 at New Orleans Mardi Gras parade"
BEIJING (Reuters) – The PLA Navy is likely to secure significant new funding in China’s upcoming defense budget as Beijing seeks to check U.S. dominance of the high seas and step up its own projection of power around the globe.Read more "Wary of Trump unpredictability, China ramps up naval abilities"
ATLANTA (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.Read more "Democrats pick Perez to lead party against Trump"
ATLANTA (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.Read more "Democrats pick Tom Perez to lead party against Trump, Republicans"
(Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday mounted a forceful and upbeat defense of the prospects for American business, as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc reported a higher quarterly profit though operating income fell.Read more "Buffett upbeat on American business; Berkshire operating profit down"
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire Warren Buffett, whose stock picks over several decades have turned Berkshire Hathaway Inc into one of the most successful conglomerates, delivered another black eye to the investment industry on Saturday, saying investors should “stick with low-cost index funds.”Read more "Warren Buffett rails against fee-hungry Wall Street managers"
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia plans to sweep one of the terminals at Kuala Lumpur international airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam was murdered there with a nerve agent last week.Read more "Malaysia to sweep airport for chemicals after Kim Jong Nam murder"