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Record highs for major US stock indexes; Dow passes 23,000A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric Chairman and CEO Anthony Early Jr., left, listens as American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault speaks on a panel at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection in Stanford, Calif. Chenault, one of the most prominent black corporate leaders and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping down from his role in 2018, the company announced on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to retire next yearKenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black businessmen and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, will retire in early 2018; led company through financial crisis and 9/11 attacks
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Romano's Macaroni Grill files for bankruptcy protectionThe owner of Romano's Macaroni Grill filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing diners opting against sit-down chains
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Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin answering questions about a plan to make changes to the state's struggling public pension system on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Frankfort, Ky. Republican state House Speaker Jeff Hoover, left, and Republican state Senate President Robert Stivers, right, crafted the proposal with Bevin over many months of negotiations. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
Kentucky seeks big pension changes to stem tide of red inkKentucky's Republican leaders say they will close the state's troubled pension system for most new employees, offering them a 401(k)-style plan as they seek to stop the bleeding on one of the country's worst funded public retirement plans
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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member, and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, meet before the start of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, the morning after they reached a deal to resume federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump had halted.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Republican says he'll push health deal, Trump keeps distanceThe Republican author of a bipartisan compromise to calm health insurance markets says he will push the proposal forward
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Candles, notes and paper cuttings lie next to the Love Monument in St. Julian, Malta, Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017 the day after the killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers, was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car. (AP Photo/ Rene Rossignaud)
Bootleg Libyan oil, shady havens: Slain reporter's beatsOn tiny Malta, slain reporter had no shortage of international intrigues to probe
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President Donald Trump, center left, meets with members of the Senate Finance Committee and members of the President's economic team in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?
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