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  • NEW YORK— On Broadway, there's great financial news to sing about but a sour note amid the flush times: Box offices are enjoying the highest grossing season in history but attendance has dipped after four consecutive seasons of gains. The Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway industry, said Tuesday that box offices reported a record...

  • TORONTO, May 23- Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday after the Victoria Day holiday Monday, bolstered by bank stocks ahead of the release of earnings reports and a surge in BlackBerry Ltd shares. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 18.48 points, or 0.12 percent, at 15,476.94. Just four of the index's 10 main groups...

  • IRVINE, Calif. _ Tilly's Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $161,000 in its fiscal first quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 10 cents per share. Tilly's shares have declined 35 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, May 23- Wall Street edged higher on Tuesday with investors relieved by the release of President Donald Trump's budget plan, but gains were tempered by declines in consumer discretionary stocks.

  • "I saw a lot of anti-patent people doing a victory dance yesterday without really understanding what this decision means," said David Pridham, chief executive of Dominion Harbor Group, a Texas- based company that buys patents and seeks to license them to other companies. "According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, 39 percent of all patent lawsuits in fiscal year 2016...

  • Trump is seeking a $52 billion hike for the Pentagon as part of an overall defense spending increase of $54 billion. The $603 billion includes funding for nuclear weapons programs at the Department of Energy and other national defense programs as well as the Department of Defense. At the direction of Defense Secretary James Mattis, the Pentagon is carrying out...

  • American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition by Neil Gaiman, narrated by Ron McLarty, Daniel Oreskes and full cast. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins, narrated by Laura Aikman, Rachel Bavidge, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman and Imogen Church. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman, narrated by Neil Gaiman.

  • CHICAGO, May 23- U.S. farm groups on Tuesday pushed back against President Donald Trump's proposal to slash agriculture spending, viewing it as a fresh threat to a struggling farm economy. The White House on Monday proposed $46.54 billion in cuts to federal government funding for the agriculture sector over the next 10 years, including limits on federal...

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  • *OPEC seen set to prolong oil output cuts. NEW YORK, May 23- Oil prices settled a bit higher on Tuesday as expectations of an extension to OPEC- led supply cuts overshadowed a White House proposal to sell half of U.S. petroleum reserves. OPEC and other producing countries including Russia have cut output about 1.8 million barrels per day in the first half of 2017..

  • iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 21, 2017:. 4. xXx: Return of Xander Cage. The Autopsy of Jane Doe.

  • BRASILIA, May 23- Brazil Mining and Energy Minister Fernando Coelho said on Tuesday he will remain in President Michel Temer's cabinet despite his political party's decision to leave the government due to corruption allegations against the unpopular leader.

  • The company did not say more about a potential offer that its Glencore Agriculture Ltd unit made to Bunge. Shares of Bunge surged earlier on Tuesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that commodities trader Glencore Plc has approached the U.S. agribusiness group about a takeover. The report comes amid heightened expectations of consolidation among...

  • May 23- Insurance company ratings firm A.M. Best said on Tuesday it has removed American International Group Inc from a review it launched in January. Best added that it affirmed AIG's long-term issuer credit ratings and other long-term ratings of the insurance giant's subsidiaries.

  • *White House proposes to sell half of U.S. *White House plan can be rejected by Congress. The White House budget, delivered to Congress on Tuesday, proposes to start selling SPR oil in fiscal 2018, which begins on Oct. 1.

  • NEW YORK, May 23- Morgan Stanley, the biggest U.S. brokerage by head count, told brokers Tuesday that it is standing down from the expensive recruitment wars, following similar steps taken earlier this month by competitor Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Morgan Stanley, which has more than 15,000 brokers, will "significantly reduce experienced adviser recruiting,"...

  • MEXICO CITY— A major commercial border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico will remain closed this week as a result of damaging winds and rain. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says in a statement that the World Trade Bridge connecting Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, and Laredo, Texas, will hopefully reopen on May 29. Strong winds Sunday afternoon ripped roofing off...

  • *Wall Street rises as Trump federal budget plan released. *Sterling subdued after Manchester attack. NEW YORK, May 23- Oil prices inched up on Tuesday on expectations of a supply cut, and Wall Street ticked higher as a U.S. federal budget proposal called for slashing healthcare programs and boosting military spending.