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Back in Business: WrestleMania ready to rumble with fans

His time due as the next face of WWE, Drew McIntyre imagined what his crowning achievement would look like in the build toward last year’s WrestleMania in his American hometown of Tampa, Florida. ...

Pandemic shifted how donors gave, but will it continue?

When Wendo Aszed, the founder of a health nonprofit in rural Kenya, is asked about her frustrations with donors, it doesn’t take long before she brings up a hot-button issue in philanthropy: restricti...

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou ranked as richest man in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Terry Gou (郭台銘), the founder of Hon Hai Precision, known outside of Taiwan as Foxconn, has retaken the crown as Taiwan's richest person on the Forbes annual world'...

Billionaires John, Laura Arnold to give 5% of wealth yearly

Billionaire philanthropists John and Laura Arnold have committed to donate 5% of their wealth annually as part of an effort to encourage increased, timelier donations to charities. T...

Czech billionaire killed in Alaska helicopter crash

The Czech Republic's richest man, Petr Kellner, has died in a helicopter crash in Alaska, his financial group PPF said on Monday. "We announce with the deepest grief that, in a helicopter ac...

'Treating us like robots': Amazon workers seek union

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — Linda Burns was excited at first to land a job at the Amazon warehouse outside Birmingham, Alabama. The former nursing assistant had always enjoyed ordering from the company, Now...

Kiwis accept Royal Yacht Squadron's America's Cup challenge

Britain’s Royal Yacht Squadron Racing has been confirmed as the Challenger of Record for the 37th America’s Cup, meaning it will help determine the rules and location for the next edition of sailing’s...

New Zealand offers cash to keep America's Cup racing at home

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Just minutes after Team New Zealand won the America's Cup sailing series on the water Wednesday, the government was offering up cash to keep the team together and the ra...

Florida teen sentenced in hack of celebrity Twitter accounts

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teenager was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for his role in hacking the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammi...

Rescue aid package may reduce inequality, but for how long?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have celebrated President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan as a blow against one of America’s most entrenched economic woes: The vast inequality that divides ...

Billionaire Motsepe elected president of African soccer

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — South African mining billionaire Patrice Motsepe was elected president of the African soccer confederation on Friday without the need for a vote after a deal brokered by FIFA saw...

'This is hell': UN food aid chief visits Yemen, fears famine

The head of the U.N. food agency warned after a visit to Yemen that his underfunded organization may be forced seek hundreds of millions of dollars in private donations in a desperate bid to stave off...

Child tax credit expansion sets up showdown with GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The massive coronavirus relief plan making its way to President Joe Biden’s desk includes a plan to temporarily raise the child tax credit that could end up permanently changing the ...

The long game: COVID changed the way we play, watch, cheer

It’s the predictable rhythm of sports that draws us in. Not so much the results of the games themselves as the steady cadence of the seasons -- the cutting down of nets and hoisting...

Analysis: NFL's very rich owners about to get much more rich

There are some very rich people about to get a whole lot richer. Who else but NFL owners? Probably within the next week, those 32 multi-millionaires/billionaires will see their futur...