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AP Top Business News at 9:18 p.m. EDT

Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the U.S. economy and inflation. But she stopped short of offering any timetable....

US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less on new buildings and equipment. Yet most analysts forecast much faster growth in the summer and fall, fueled by healthy consumer spending....

US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers
DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways....

Court sides with Trader Joe's in suit over alleged knockoff
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A U.S. court has the authority to hear a trademark lawsuit by grocery chain Trader Joe's against a man who purchased the company's products and resold them in Canada at "Pirate Joe's," a store designed to mimic a real Trader Joe's, a federal appeals court said Friday....

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus....

Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speech
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday after Federal Reserve officials said the case has strengthened for raising interest rates above the super-low levels that have helped fuel a seven-year bull market....

Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game's popularity.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure players in their search for the elusive "pocket monsters."...

The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire?...

Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Amtrak is receiving a $2.45 billion loan from the federal government to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements along the busy Northeast corridor, the largest such loan ever by the Department of Transportation, officials announced Friday....

Brewer AB Inbev to cut thousands of jobs in takeover deal
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The world's largest brewer, AB Inbev, expects to cut about 3 percent of its total workforce - equivalent to thousands of jobs - once it completes its huge takeover of its closest rival, SABMiller....

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