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Keflezighi’s Boston win a boost for shoe sponsor

Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., runs during the 118th Boston Marathon with the names of those killed in the 2013 bombings, and the MIT officer allegedly slain by the bombing suspects, on his bib, Monday, April 21, 2014, in Boston. Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell and Lu Lingzi, were killed in the bombings, while MIT officer Sean Collier was allegedly shot to death by the bombing suspects. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

The Boston Marathon champion crossed the finish line wearing sneakers from Skechers, not exactly a brand associated with sports.

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Luxury automakers scramble to woo young Chinese

A cleaner folds a cloth wipe near a Rolls-Royce Wraith displayed at the China Auto show in Beijing, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Luxury automakers, like their mass-market counterparts, are looking to China to drive future growth and are investing heavily to gain or expand a foothold in its market. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

BEIJING (AP) — At age 32, Jason Jia already is the kind of customer luxury automakers are seeking as competition grows in China’s lucrative but crowded market.

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Valeant, Ackman make $45B Allergan bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Valeant Pharmaceuticals and activist investor Bill Ackman have unveiled details of their offer to buy Botox maker Allergan, proposing a cash-and-stock deal that could be worth about $45.6 billion.

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Panel delays vote on Churchill Downs’ Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana State Racing Commission has delayed action on a new 10-year license for Churchill Downs Inc. to hold horse racing and operate slot machines at The Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans.

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Aereo CEO speaks on company, Supreme Court case

In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, Chet Kanojia, the founder and CEO of Aereo, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in New York. The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court in late April 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Television broadcasters face off at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday with Aereo, a company that offers live TV over the Internet. The case hinges on whether the service constitutes a public performance in violation of copyright law.

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