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AP settles copyright suit against Obama “Hope” poster artist Shepard Fairey.

Apple shares hit all-time high.

Burger King tests first stuffed hamburger.

Chrysler reports global sales increase.

Conan O’Brien says he’s happy with life, ratings post-NBC.

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav shakes up US network execs, promoting Eileen O’Neill to run TLC and Discovery Channel.[more]

Dr. Phil intervention sends Ted Williams to rehab.

Fiat compensated for early contract cancellation by UK’s Football Association.

J&J sued by Oregon over defective Motrin.

LeBron James blasts former team on Twitter.

NFL lockout talk mulls advertiser impact.

Toyota will mass-produce lithium ion batteries for its plug-in hybrids.

UAW ramps up union push at foreign car brand plants in US.

Weight Watchers plans UK high street stores.

& automakers will increase ad spending this year.