News Democrats' memo charges Republicans trying to undermine Russia probes 2018-02-24T18:55:32.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 p... Florida students take on NRA, set eyes on midterm elections 2018-02-24T18:25:13.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - In the week since 17 of David Hogg's classmates and teachers were gunned down in Florida, he and his fellow high schoolers have launched a movement that reshaped the gun control debate almost overnight and may influence the U.S. midterm elections. U.N. Security Council demands truce as air strikes batter Syria's Ghouta 2018-02-24T17:10:13.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Saturday demanded a 30-day truce across Syria as rescuers in the country's eastern Ghouta region said bombing had not let up long enough for them to count bodies during one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war. Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe 2018-02-24T16:42:07.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and he is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election. With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals 2018-02-24T15:11:39.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy and said his goal is to make "one or more huge acquisitions" of non-insurance businesses to bolster results at his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. At least 14 dead in attack on Yemen counter-terrorism base 2018-02-24T15:06:50.000000000-05:00 ADEN (Reuters) - At least 14 people were killed and 40 wounded when Islamist car suicide bombers and gunmen tried to storm the headquarters of a counter-terrorism unit in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, security and medical sources said. China's Geely makes $9 billion Daimler bet against tech 'invaders' 2018-02-24T14:47:34.000000000-05:00 BEIJING/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has built up an almost 10 percent stake in Daimler in a $9 billion bet by its chairman that he can access the Mercedes-Benz owner's technology in the growing battle for the future of automotives. U.N. Security Council calls for truce as air strikes batter Syria's Ghouta 2018-02-24T14:34:46.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rescuers in Syria's eastern Ghouta said the bombing would not let up long enough for them to count the bodies during one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war, while the U.N. Security Council called for a 30-day humanitarian truce. Dozens killed, wounded in south Yemen attacks claimed by Islamic State 2018-02-24T12:42:59.000000000-05:00 ADEN (Reuters) - Dozens of people were killed or wounded in two suicide car bombings in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Saturday, according to witnesses and local medics. With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge acquisitions' 2018-02-24T11:54:16.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy, and said his goal is to make "one or more huge acquisitions" of non-insurance businesses to bolster results at his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc.