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Florida students take on NRA, set eyes on midterm elections2/24/2018 3:37:38 PM - 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.Warren Buffett says Berkshire needs to do 'huge acquisitions'2/24/2018 5:37:39 PMNEW YORK - Warren Buffett on Saturday said he needs to make "one or more huge acquisitions" to increase Berkshire Hathaway Inc earnings, but admitted that finding a deal at "a sensible purchase price" has become a challenge.U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of 'phase two'2/24/2018 3:48:43 PMWASHINGTON/SEOUL - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if the steps did not work.Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe2/24/2018 3:57:06 AMWASHINGTON - 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.Rescuers say cannot keep up with air strikes battering Syria's Ghouta2/24/2018 3:25:14 PMBEIRUT - Rescuers in Syria's eastern Ghouta said the bombing would not let up long enough for them to count the bodies, in one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war.More rain, flooding in the forecast for U.S. South, Midwest2/24/2018 2:55:47 PM - Heavy rain storms will sweep across the U.S. Southern Plains and the Midwest on Saturday and Sunday, potentially causing more flooding that has already forced hundreds to flee their homes and claimed the lives of three people, including a child.Geely chairman builds $9 billion stake in Germany's Daimler2/24/2018 4:41:55 PMBEIJING/FRANKFURT - The chairman of Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has built up an almost 10 percent stake in Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler , making a $9 billion bet that he can push through an alliance to access the German company's technology.U.S. ready to open Jerusalem embassy in May: State Department2/24/2018 2:46:43 PMWASHINGTON - The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected.Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate rages2/24/2018 5:43:56 AMNEW YORK - The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organization.Indicted Missouri governor resigns from post with GOP governors group2/24/2018 4:15:46 AM - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, under indictment for invasion of privacy in connection with the cover-up of an extramarital affair, has resigned from a leadership position with the Republican Governors Association, the organization said on Friday.