U.S. judge dismisses case against Wal-Mart over Mexico bribery

(Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Monday won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing the world’s largest retailer of defrauding shareholders in its Wal-Mart de Mexico unit by concealing its suspected bribery of public officials in Mexico. Source: Top…

Buffett tells CNBC Berkshire bought 120 million Apple shares in 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc had more than doubled its stake in Apple Inc. since the end of 2016, making it one of Berkshire’s biggest equity holdings, and…

No evidence yet of contact between Trump campaign, Russia – US lawmaker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee said on Monday he has seen no evidence of contact between Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. Source: Politics

Retired U.S. military officers urge Congress to fully fund diplomacy, aid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 120 retired U.S. generals and admirals urged Congress on Monday to fully fund U.S. diplomacy and foreign aid, the same government functions expected to be targeted for cuts in President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal….

Trump seeks 'historic increase' in U.S. defense spending, cuts elsewhere

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he is seeking a “historic increase” in military spending to be funded by cuts elsewhere in government. Source: Politics

Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat

A “housing first” strategy, embraced in Canada more firmly than in any other country, holds that homeless people can begin to address their other challenges only after they have secured shelter. Source: World

Oscars blunder prompts probe as 'Moonlight' takes best picture

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscar officials on Monday were investigating an embarrassing mix-up over the best picture award, which eventually went to African-American coming-of-age drama “Moonlight,” after a ceremony studded with political jokes and minor mishaps. Source: Top News

Oscars In Memoriam Segment Shows Australian Producer Who Is Alive

The photo of Jan Chapman, a film producer who is not dead, was shown instead of Janet Patterson, a costume designer who died last year. Source: World

Deadly, Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Huge Threat, W.H.O. Says

The World Health Organization ranked the deadliest pathogens and urged experts and researchers to focus on fighting the most dangerous ones first. Source: World

White House does not rule out Sessions recusal on Russia probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Sunday did not rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from Justice Department investigations into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Source: Top News