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Investments boost profit at Buffett's Berkshire

Buffett puts Berkshire in that category, using the letter to tout the successes of many of his Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate's more than 90 operating units. "Of course, 1,000 monkeys would be just as likely to produce a seemingly all-wise prophet". The firm that took the other side of that bet, Protégé Partners, chose five funds of hedge funds.

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25% of all overdoses are from heroin — CDC

Overdose deaths involving fentanyl and tramadol also increased , according to data from 2015 which is the latest year available. The drug overdose death rate increased by about 10 percent per year from 1999 to 2006, and then continued to increase but at a slower rate, rising 3 percent per year from 2006 to 2013.

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Evacuation of pipeline protest camp marked by high emotions

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers set the February 22 evacuation deadline in order to speed the cleanup at the camp, which protesters left strewn with an estimated 4.5 million pounds of tents, teepees and trash, as well as between 200 and 300 abandoned vehicles.

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Alt-Right Leader Expelled From CPAC

They are anti-Semites, they are racists, they are sexists. He called the speech a "pathetic" attempt to cast his budding movement as liberal in any way. on inauguration day. Wu-Tang couldn't drop Ghostface Killah from their history because he's embedded in the group the same way conservatives are embedded with the "alt-right".

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SBI ATM Fake Note Case: One Arrested, Inquiry On

Ltd. has been arrested as he was responsible for installing currency notes in ATMs. The man has been identified as Puneet Gupta and the incident allegedly took place this Thursday. "We interrogated him at length and he has confessed to the crime". He is now employed by Brinks India Pvt Ltd, which handles the filling of cash at several ATMs.

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Crude oil futures plunge to Rs. 3598 per barrel

Energy Administration Agency said. Oil price gains eased on Thursday after USA government data showed a seventh straight build in crude stocks, hikes that suggested high inventories could undermine moves by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut output.