Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «trump»

February 27, 2017 12:00 PM Warren Buffett Has a Paper Gain of $13.5 Billion From His Bank of America Bet

They don’t call him the Oracle of Omaha for nothing. Warren Buffett’s $5 billion bet on then-struggling Bank of America in 2011 has resulted in around $13.5 billion in gains for Berkshire Hathaway, the investment company he heads. Shares of Bank of America have risen steadily since his investment, but have hit a second gear since President Trump was elected 14

February 27, 2017 8:24 AM A snafu for the ages tops Oscar’s notable moments

Let’s hope they all just went out and had a stiff drink together and laughed about it. As for us, forget everything that came before it — the political barbs and the calls for inclusiveness, the emotional crescendos and the floating cookies. The moment we’ll be discussing for years to come will be the Great Mistake of Oscars 2017, when “La La Land” was shockingly 13

February 27, 2017 6:28 AM Oscars: Amid Confusion, 'Moonlight' Named Best Picture in a Celebration of Diversity

While 'La La Land' took home six awards, it was denied the big prize on a night when both presenters and winners used the Academy Awards stage to offer a rebuke to President Trump. As if to send a message to President Donald Trump and his bleak and dark vision of America, the 89th Oscars celebrated diversity and inclusiveness by naming Moonlight, director 20

February 27, 2017 5:11 AM Letter-writing former Iran president pens dispatch to Trump

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, discussing immigration, America's wars in the Middle East and other topics. In it, Ahmadinejad decries U.S. "dominance" over the United Nations, as well as American meddling in the world that has brought "insecurity, war, division 8

February 27, 2017 4:48 AM Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP

Negotiators from 16 Asian countries are meeting in the Japanese port city of Kobe this week for talks on a regional trade pact that could supplant the Trans-Pacific Partnership rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump. China is playing a leading role in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, which faces hurdles of its own. Trump withdrew 13

February 27, 2017 4:21 AM Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who boycotted the Oscars in protest of Trump's travel ban, wins for foreign film

Director Asghar Farhadi won the Academy Award for foreign-language film Sunday night for “The Salesman,” his psychological tale about a young couple weathering the effects of a violent assault. But Farhadi wasn’t present to accept the Oscar. The director, who hails from Iran, boycotted the ceremony in protest of the travel ban implemented by President 14

February 27, 2017 3:27 AM Trump’s nominee for Navy secretary bows out

Philip Bilden says divestment is too much WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of the Navy withdrew from consideration on Sunday, citing financial concerns, making him the second of Trump’s three service secretary nominees to bow out. Philip Bilden, a private-equity investor whom Trump appointed to the Navy’s top civilian post in late January 30

February 27, 2017 2:36 AM The most eye-catching red carpet look at the Oscars wasn’t a dress. It was a blue ACLU ribbon

Of course there was politics on the red carpet at the 89th Academy Awards. It came in the form of blue ribbons worn in support of the American Civil Liberties Union. Actress Ruth Negga had one pinned to the bodice of her flowing red Valentino gown. Lin-Manuel Miranda wore one on the lapel of his black tuxedo — a suit he said he’d gotten from San Marko 13

February 27, 2017 2:31 AM The Latest: White House to propose slashing agency budgets

The White House is moving to propose slashing cuts to longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Capitol Hill aides say the White House budget office on Monday will send agencies proposed levels for the 2018 budget year. The aides 16

February 27, 2017 2:19 AM President Trump’s Pick for Navy Secretary Withdraws

Private-equity investor Philip Bilden cites need to do financial divestments as factor WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of the Navy withdrew from consideration on Sunday, citing financial concerns, making him the second of Mr. Trump’s three service secretary nominees to bow out. Philip Bilden, a private-equity investor whom Mr. Trump 14