Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, is known for his keen eye for a bargain. Shareholder Shelli Clausen thought a $5 kitchen spatula from Berkshire's Pampered Chef business fit the bill. "It's a good buy, and it's fun to get the good deals," she said while waiting in a line a couple of hundred deep in downtown Omaha's CenturyLink Center, where Buffett had addressed shareholders and taken questions.
Syria's Aleppo city was calm on Monday after raids overnight, an AFP correspondent said, as US Secretary of State John Kerry prepared for talks in Geneva aimed at halting the violence. More than a week of fighting in and around Syria's second city has killed more than 250 civilians. Rebel shelling of government-controlled western areas of Aleppo city late Sunday killed three civilians including a child, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.