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Stock Split Means You Can Afford Buffett Shares

Shareholders approve price cut; shares now $66

(Newser) - Berkshire Hathaway shareholders approved a 50-for-1 stock split today, making shares of Warren Buffett's company affordable for a wider range of investors. The price of Class B shares will drop from $3,300 to $66. Class A shares, which confer stronger voting power, remain a princely $101,700. More »

Sarandon, Robbins Call It Quits

23-year relationship ended over summer

(Newser) - Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon have split up after 23 years. The liberal luminaries never married, but they have two sons, ages 17 and 20. The two “have announced that they separated over the summer,” a Sarandon rep tells People . Past that, “no further comments will be... More »

Clooney's Back on the Market

Iconic bachelor splits with cocktail waitress galpal

(Newser) - George Clooney and Sarah Larson are splitsville after a year of dating, inTouch reports today. "He just didn't want to be tied down," a friend of 29-year-old Larson said, claiming that Clooney, 47, has moved out of his Los Angeles home, and the former Las Vegas cocktail waitress... More »

With No New Government, Belgium Edges Towards Split

Still no compromise 3 months after election

(Newser) - It's been 3 months since Belgians went to the polls, and their binational kingdom still has no government. Yves Leterme, the winner of June's elections, has been unable to form a coalition in parliament. Now the king has been forced to step in, and the perennial question of whether Belgium... More »

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