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Annual report offers new clues about Buffett's successor
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he's built as Berkshire Hathaway's CEO over the past 50 years, but he's also willing to admit making a few costly mistakes along the way....

Greece will not seek another bailout, prime minister says
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece won't seek a third bailout deal, the prime minister said Saturday, having succeeded in separating the loan agreement from the "disastrous" austerity conditions imposed with the willing cooperation of previous governments....

China's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February
BEIJING (AP) -- An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, according to official data released Sunday....

China's central bank cuts rates again to boost economy
BEIJING (AP) -- China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months Saturday, adding to signs the country's leaders are worried the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply....

Berkshire Hathaway's 4Q profit declines 17 percent
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that its fourth quarter profit slid 17 percent because of declines in the paper value of its investments and derivative contracts....

Added tax season hassle for some due to health form errors
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season....

As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat....

Striking Danish cabin crew forces SAS to cancel 30 flights.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Scandinavian Airlines says some 30 flights out of Copenhagen have been canceled after members of a Danish cabin crew union walked out to protest the carrier's plan to move 147 employees to a domestic airline that SAS acquired last year....

Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial plant habitat....

5 reasons US economy is stronger than Q4 GDP suggests
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy grew at a modest annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, less than half the third quarter's torrid 5 percent rate and weaker than the government first reported....

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