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The 90-year-old billionaire on Saturday admitted he "paid too much" when his Berkshire Hathaway Inc spent $32.1 billion in 2016 to buy aircraft and industrial parts maker Precision Castparts Corp, its largest acquisition. ENTERTAINMENT FILM-DEMON-SLAYER Record-breaking Japan's anime film 'Demon Slayer' lands in U.S. cinemas CORAL GABLES, Florida (Reuters) - The record-breaking Japanese anime film "Demon Slayer: Mugen Train" carried over its box-office buzz to the United States on Friday, captivating Florida fans in its first screening.

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been spared direct punishment after a U.S. intelligence report implicated him in the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but he has not emerged unscathed. NIGERIA-SECURITY Nigerian schoolboys freed as forces search for 300 abducted girls

JANGEBE, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the north-central state of Niger, while security forces continued to search for more than 300 schoolgirls abducted in a nearby state. U.S.

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-USA-CONGRESS Biden scores legislative win as House passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win as the House of Representatives passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats face challenges to their hopes of using the bill to raise the minimum wage.

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-USA-CDC U.S. administers 72.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 72,806,180 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in the country as of Saturday morning and it had distributed 96,402,290 doses.

BUSINESS BERKSHIRE-BUFFETT Buffett upbeat on U.S. and Berkshire, buys back stock even as pandemic hits results

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's enthusiasm for the future of America and his company Berkshire Hathaway Inc has not been dimmed by the coronavirus pandemic. BERKSHIRE-BUFFETT-PRECISIONCASTPARTS Warren Buffett's $10 billion mistake: Precision Castparts

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett makes mistakes too. The 90-year-old billionaire on Saturday admitted he "paid too much" when his Berkshire Hathaway Inc spent $32.1 billion in 2016 to buy aircraft and industrial parts maker Precision Castparts Corp, its largest acquisition.

ENTERTAINMENT FILM-DEMON-SLAYER Record-breaking Japan's anime film 'Demon Slayer' lands in U.S. cinemas

CORAL GABLES, Florida (Reuters) - The record-breaking Japanese anime film "Demon Slayer: Mugen Train" carried over its box-office buzz to the United States on Friday, captivating Florida fans in its first screening. AWARDS-GOLDENGLOBES-DIVERSITY Time's Up criticizes lack of Black members among Golden Globes voters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Time's Up movement on Friday launched a campaign criticizing the lack of diversity in the organization that hands out the Golden Globes for film and television. SPORTS

ICEHOCKEY-NHL-EDM-TOR Maple Leafs, Oilers meet in key 3-game set The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without the NHL's top goal scorer when they begin a western road trip on Saturday night that starts with three games against the red-hot Edmonton Oilers. BASKETBALL-NBA-MIL-LAC Bucks put winning streak on line against Clippers Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to key an offensive surge that has led to Milwaukee's four-game winning streak.

UPCOMING POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

APEC-NEWZEALAND/ APEC 2021 finance deputies meeting

Deputy Finance Ministers of Asia-Pacific countries meet in preparation for APEC Summit in New Zealand. 28 Feb

ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT FASHION-MILAN/ (PIX) (TV)

Milan Fashion Week (Fall/Winter 2021/22) Designers present their creations during the Milan Fashion Week from 23th February - 1st March 2021

28 Feb AWARDS-GOLDENGLOBES/ (PIX) (TV)

Golden Globe awards for film and teleivsion take place The Golden Globe awards for film and television take place in Beverly Hills, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

28 Feb BRITAIN-ROYALS/ (PIX) (TV)

Britain's Prince Philip remains in hospital Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, continues stay at London's King Edward VII Hospital.

28 Feb 01:00 ET / 06:00 GMT SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/PHILIPPINES-VACCINE (PIX) (TV) Philippines to receive 600,000 doses of China-donated COVID-19 vaccines of Sinovac

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will receive the delivery of 600,000 doses of Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine donated by China after the Southeast Asian nation's food and drugs regulator granted the vaccine maker's emergency use request. 28 Feb 04:00 ET / 09:00 GMT

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