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As Buffett seeks big acquisition, Berkshire trails S&P

Nov. 7, 2019 11:57 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three-quarters of the way through 2019, Warren Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway is trailing the renowned investor's favorite benchmark, the S&P 500 — as it's done over the past decade. Besides having a large stock portfolio, Berkshire owns an odd mix of companies,...

Lyle Lovett inducted into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Oct. 25, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lyle Lovett has been inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. The Grammy-winning musician was honored Thursday night at a ceremony in the Texas capital. Actor Sean Penn made a surprise appearance, calling Lovett "a humble maestro" and "a singular American troubadour" during...

Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80

Oct. 6, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80, his family said. With blazing eyes, orange-red hair and a temperament to match,...