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    30 years later, Wall Street remembers 'Wall Street'

    Thirty years after the release of the now-classic movie "Wall Street," Wall Street itself is totally different. Or it hasn't changed at all, depending on who you ask.To mark the anniversary Monday of the opening of Oliver Stone's 1987 film, which...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Study: 10 private university chiefs topped $2M in 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — A study by The Chronicle of Higher Education found that average pay for private university presidents increased 9 percent in 2015, to nearly $570,000. Ten presidents received more than $2 million in total earnings, up from eight in...

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  • Business

    Officials: Patients at risk at Dallas psychiatric hospital

    DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials have warned that patients at a psychiatric hospital in Dallas are in "immediate jeopardy" two years after Texas regulators threatened to close the facility over severe safety problems, a newspaper reported Sunday.A...

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  • Business

    More private university chiefs top $2M as pay keeps climbing

    BOSTON (AP) — Presidents at America's private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015, according to a new report , with several of them topping $2 million in total earnings.The average chief received total compensation of nearly...

    By Collin Binkley, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Trump playing golf with Graham, talking tax cuts and budget

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham are discussing tax legislation and upcoming budget talks during a golf game at one of Trump's Florida clubs.Trump tweeted about the tax...

    By Darlene Superville, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town

    OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson's Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet relationship has turned bitter amid hotly disputed accusations...

    By Dake Kang, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    NYC Ballet names interim leadership during harassment probe

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Ballet has appointed an interim team to oversee the artistic management of the company during an investigation into a sexual harassment accusation against longtime leader Peter Martins.The ballet company...

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  • Business

    Judge dies days before trial of private eye over Trump taxes

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — A senior federal judge in Louisiana died Saturday, days before he was to preside over the trial of a private investigator accused of trying to get Donald Trump's tax returns illegally during the 2016 presidential...

    By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart

    MIAMI (AP) — Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing...

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  • Entertainment

    Could a law to bring down the mob be used in Weinstein case?

    NEW YORK (AP) — The federal anti-racketeering law has been used since the late 1970s to bring down mob bosses. Could it be used to prosecute Harvey Weinstein?Lawyers for six actresses who say they were sexually assaulted by the movie producer...

    By Colleen Long, Associated Press|

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