OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) – Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins the White House in November, and the billionaire investor defended the performance and tactics of the conglomerate’s several large investments.Read more "Buffett says Berkshire ‘fine’ with Trump or Clinton"
OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday defended several of Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s larger or struggling investments, including Coca-Cola and the BNSF railroad.Read more "Buffett defends Berkshire’s Coke stake, warns on BNSF"
OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday said preliminary first-quarter profit at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc fell about 12 percent, hurt by weaker performance in its railroad and insurance operations.Read more "Berkshire preliminary first-quarter operating profit falls"
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed in floods in Texas caused by a storm system that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday.Read more "Five killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central U.S."
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.Read more "Russia defends intercept of U.S. reconnaissance plane over Baltic"
BURLINGAME, Calif. (Reuters) – Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the Republican nomination after a string of victories this week.Read more "Anti-Trump protests break out for second day in California"
As Twitter tries out bigger things to spur growth activity – like changing the order and length of tweets – it is turning away from others. Twitter has quietly retired Magic Recs, a strikingly effective bot account that used to send you DMs recommending viral accounts or Tweets to follow, run by an algorithm that measured how many others you knew were following an account… Read […]Read more "Twitter quietly retires Magic Recs, a DM bot that recommended viral accounts and Tweets"