FILE - This Tuesday, April 30, 2013 file photo shows New York's Empire State Building, left, in midtown Manhattan. A Manhattan judge on Thursday, May 2, 2013 backed a $55 million settlement in a

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FILE - This Tuesday, April 30, 2013 file photo shows New York's Empire State Building, left, in midtown Manhattan. A Manhattan judge on Thursday, May 2, 2013 backed a $55 million settlement in a court battle over the Empire State Building, effectively clearing the way for a plan to let the public buy shares in the famous New York City landmark. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) less 

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