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American bosses continue to lobby, more quietly

American bosses continue to lobby, more quietly

Finance
IN CORPORATE America, “Trump” seems to be a dirty word, at least in public. After President Donald Trump seemed to equate the actions of white supremacists and their opponents in Charlottesville earlier this month, dozens of chief executives abandoned his advisory councils. Several organisations cancelled fundraising galas booked at Mr Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Lloyd Blankfein, the boss of Goldman Sachs, an investment bank, compared Mr Trump to the dark shadow cast over parts of America by a solar eclipse: “We got through one, we’ll get through the other.”Look past the public repudiation, though, and the schism is less stark. As Jason Furman of Harvard University’s Kennedy School, who led the White House Council of Economic Advisers during Barack Obama’s presidency, points out,
William deVry will continue playing Julian on 'General Hospital'

William deVry will continue playing Julian on 'General Hospital'

Entertainment
Aug. 12 (UPI) -- William deVry, who plays Julian Jerome, has signed a new deal and will remain on General Hospital."Great news-just in time for the weekend!! Will DeVry is staying in Port Charles. Deets to follow #Julian #GH," the ABC daytime drama's executive producer Frank Valentini said on Twitter Friday."Thanks 2 fans 4 ur help/support/love! Was always confidant, but took awhile eh?" the actor tweeted.SoapCentral.com said deVry last filmed scenes in late June, and he and the producers have since been negotiating the terms of his possible future on the show. The new deal followed a fan campaign to keep DeVry's Julian making mischief in the fictional, upstate New York suburb.Thanks 2 fans 4 ur help/support/love! Was always confidant, but took awhile eh?!😉 Let's enjoy weekend! Hope 2Do in