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OMAHA, Neb. | Buffett’s firm quadruples 3Q profit on investment gains

OMAHA, Neb.— Warren Buffett‘s company more than quadrupled its third-quarter profits because of a huge paper gain in the value of its investments, although its insurance and railroad businesses also improved. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that it earned $18.54 billion, or $7.52 per Class B share. That’s up from last year’s $2.47 billion, or … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb. | Buffett’s firm quadruples 3Q profit on investment gains

HONOLULU | Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU  — The recent eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has quieted to the point that federal officials are ready to allow people back to the dramatically changed summit crater, which has quadrupled in size, lost all of its lava and collapsed downward so far that the Empire State Building could now fit inside. Hawaii Volcanoes … Continue reading HONOLULU | Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong eruption