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Trump appoints ex-Goldman exec as Treasury Sec, bank’s stocks hit highest levels since 2007

Trump appoints ex-Goldman exec as Treasury Sec, bank’s stocks hit highest levels since 2007

Goldman Sachs’ stock price jumped to levels not seen since before the financial crash, thanks to President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement of his intended Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman exec and hedge fund manager. On Wednesday, Goldman stocks leapt to $220.77, up from Tuesday’s price of $211.76. This is the highest level since December […]

LIZARD BOY: MODERN MYTHOLOGY + AGE-OLD DESIRES = MONSTER HIT

LIZARD BOY: MODERN MYTHOLOGY + AGE-OLD DESIRES = MONSTER HIT

When Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Jerry Manning commissioned an original musical piece from Justin Huertas, a talented actor, composer, singer, musician and illustrator, he didn’t know what it would be exactly, but Manning and adapter/dramaturg Andrea Allen were willing to bet it would be amazing. Lucky for them and audiences everywhere, that bet paid […]

Prince found dead in studio at 57 – reports

Prince found dead in studio at 57 – reports

Legendary pop star Prince has reportedly died at his studio in Minnesota, days after his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing due to the singer’s ill health. Minnesota police sparked speculation about the Purple Rain artist’s passing, tweeting that it was investigating a death at his Paisley Park estate. According to TMZ […]

‘Civil’ GOP debate: Trump, Cruz, Rubio attack Washington, not each other

‘Civil’ GOP debate: Trump, Cruz, Rubio attack Washington, not each other

Five days before major primaries in Florida and Ohio, the Republican debate took on a more measured tone after the nasty insults of previous debates. Front-runner Donald Trump even remarked, “I can’t believe how civil it’s been up here.” There was also an attempt to discuss more substantive issues such as Social Security, ISIS, trade […]

AMERICAN MUSICAL PHENOMENON “HAMILTON” WOWS NYC

AMERICAN MUSICAL PHENOMENON “HAMILTON” WOWS NYC

A fresh and a creative wind has blown into the Great White Way in game-changing fashion, potentially altering the way some American musicals will be staged and produced in the future. “Hamilton”, the captivating musical/opera with a book, music and lyrics by MacArthur Genius Award recipient Lin-Manuel Miranda, is a breathtaking historical ride back to […]

‘No specific and credible intelligence’ of terrorist plot over Thanksgiving – Obama

‘No specific and credible intelligence’ of terrorist plot over Thanksgiving – Obama

President Barack Obama told the American people there is “no specific and credible” threat to the US after receiving special national security briefings two days in a row about potential holiday terrorism threats by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). “Right now, we know of no specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland,” […]

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