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LONDON (AP) — More "headline-grabbing" acquisitions are likely over the coming year as businesses take advantage of a period of improving economic growth and cheap financing.That's the conclusion of a survey by business consulting firm EY, which ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey of colleges and universities finds a lack of coordination between many campuses and local law enforcement in handling sexual assaults, and that many schools have gone years without investigating such cases.About 40 per ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — American Apparel Inc. announced late Wednesday it had reached a deal with investment firm Standard General to receive an investment of up to $25 million to bolster the clothing chain's finances. It will also mean a shake-up in the board ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Drybulk shipper Genco Shipping emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.The company says it reduced its debt by $1.2 billion while eliminating $192.8 million in amortization payments and $40 million in annual interest pa ...more

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___A summer without swagger for HollywoodNEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood's summer at the box office isn't just missing nearly 20 percent of last summer's revenue. It's lacking swagger.Summer is the season for mega-budget, chest-thumping, ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers made moves to clear a path for LeBron James to return.The team created salary-cap space on Thursday with a three-way trade, ensuring they have enough to offer the superstar free agent a maximum contract.A pe ...more

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Corporate earnings season got off to a good start Wednesday, helping lift the stock market after two days of declines. The market opened higher and remained modestly higher throughout the day. Stocks added to their gains after the Federal Reserve relea ...more

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno-Tahoe Open has landed a new title sponsor and is changing its name to the Barracuda Championship under a four-year, multimillion-dollar deal with California-based Barracuda Networks Inc., tournament and PGA Tour officials ann ...more

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More than three dozen children die of hyperthermia in cars annually in the United States, and since 1998 more than 500 children have died in hot cars. Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, and car interiors can reach well ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEAlcoa Inc., (AA), up 84 cents to $15.69The aluminum giant reported better-than-expected seco ...more