Berkshire Reports New Position Of 2.95 Million Shares Of Liberty Global
Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. bought nearly 3 million shares of Liberty Global, the Europe-focused cable operator controlled by John Malone, during the fourth quarter, a likely endorsement of the company’s aggressive global expansion strategy. Berkshire also substantially raised its stake in General Electric and now owns about 10.5 million shares of the diversified industrial conglomerate, according to a Friday regulatory filing. The Omaha, Neb.-based conglomerate modestly raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp after buying into the company in the third quarter, and now owns about 41 million shares that were valued at just over $4 billion at the end of the fourth quarter.
Jennifer Lopez Shows Off Her Short, Curly Hair
Jennifer Lopez is going au naturel when it comes her brunette tresses. The singer took it back to her "Jenny from the Block" days while vacationing in New York City, and shared a rare glimpse her natural, curly locks with followers when she posted an Instagram selfie rocking the wild 'do.
Corruption Trial Begins For Former Va. Governor, Wife
Jury selection began on Monday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, with the couple charged with selling political favors for a loan, gifts and vacations. McDonnell, a Republican once mentioned as a potential presidential candidate, and the former Virginia first lady face a 14-count indictment alleging they accepted about $165,000 from a Virginia businessman in exchange for helping his dietary supplement company.
Sterling Lawyer: Wife's 'Hands Are Filthy, Filthy!'
A judge ruled Monday that Donald Sterling's estranged wife didn't defraud him when she struck a deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, saying she was within her rights to seek a mental evaluation that allowed the sale to go forward. Donald Sterling initially gave Shelly Sterling written authority to pursue a sale of the team, but he changed his mind after the NBA banned him and fined him for his offensive remarks.
Kerry To Woo Modi's India, But Quick Progress Unlikely
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to India this week as Washington tries to revitalize ties it sees as a counterbalance to China's rising power, but rapid progress is unlikely, despite the reformist reputation of India's new leader. The visit by Kerry and a trip by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel next month follow the resounding election win of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May and are meant to create a good climate for Modi's planned visit to Washington in September.
Late Patriot Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak Remembered At Houston Memorial Service
Skye McCole Bartusiak, the late Patriot actress who died at the young age of 21 last week, was remembered the other day during a touching memorial service in Houston. Held at the Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church on July 25, Bartusiak's family and friends gathered to honor the fallen star. Her brother, Stephen, told several hundred mourners at a service. "If you want to remember her, remember that smile and remember that laugh." "So remember my sister for being that free-spirited, happy-go-lucky rasta girl."
Kevin Smith Jokes About Ben Affleck Friendship: Jennifer Garner Doesn't "Care For Me At All"
You may not want to hold your breath for another Ben Affleck and Kevin Smith collaboration anytime in the near future… The director was asked about his relationship with the Caped Crusader during a chat with Yahoo Movies over the weekend, and he spilled the beans that the old friends are no longer close…to say the least. But before you take him too seriously his rep tells E! News that his interview was "simply a joke and taken completely out of context." Smith told the reporter, "We're not tight. I have not been [close with him] in decades. That's old Ben. He's got a wife that don't care for me at all." He continued, "And plus, honestly, he probably don't care for me at all anymore.
Rocket Blasts Off With U.S. ‘neighborhood Watch’ Spy Satellites
An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday with a pair of U.S. military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries’ spacecraft. The 206-foot tall rocket, built by United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, lifted off at 7:28 p.m. Air Force’s recently declassified Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program, or GSSAP, had been slated for July 23, but was delayed one day to resolve a technical issue with ground support equipment and then three more times by poor weather.
Elizabeth Olsen's Super Tight Comic-Con Look: Gotta Have It Or Make It Stop?
We want so badly to support this daring look on the darling Elizabeth Olsen . She's consistently among our best dressed starlets...she's a genius actress (the thought of Martha Marcy May Marlene still gives us chills )... she's Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen 's little sister! And yet, we can't make exceptions just because we have a celeb crush.
Tulisa Contostavlos Was SUICIDAL After Cocaine Sting & Even Attempted To End Her Life!
Wow, we didn't realize how much Tulisa Contostavlos struggled with her drug charges! In the doc, which airs tonight, the singer reveals some super sad details about her depression: Like an idiot I don’t know what I was thinking, I picked up painkillers and necked them with a bottle of vodka, I don’t even know what I was planning to do. Tulisa's drug charges were dropped and we hope that she'll be able to move on from this mess!