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Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of
NEW YORK (AP) -- The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well....

US economy showing signs of life after slow start to year
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year....

Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving....

Chinese developer Wanda opens theme park to take on Disney
NANCHANG, China (AP) -- China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it's positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival to Disney and its $5.5 billion Shanghai theme park opening next month....

In business and politics, Trump stokes internal rivalries
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Donald Trump acquired a pair of Atlantic City casinos in the mid-1980s, he pitted his managers against each other in a ferocious competition over everything from booking entertainers to attracting high-rolling gamblers....

Fast money: Banks making it easier to split the tab
NEW YORK (AP) -- Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster even if you don't all use the same bank....

Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears....

8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags
DETROIT (AP) -- Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators....

Stocks rise to wrap up a strong week as banks move higher
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks rose Friday to wrap up their strongest week in almost three months. Banks gained ground after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank intends to keep raising interest rates provided the economy continues to improve....

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