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Economic signals still flashing green despite first-quarter slump
The U.S. economy has a sound engine. It just keeps running into potholes. That's the message economists expressed Friday after the government revised down its estimate of meager 0.2% growth at an annual rate in the first quarter to a 0.7% contraction.
US Recovery Stumbles Yet AgainWall Street Journal
Fuel and potential fires for the US economy
Economy in U.S. Shrinks for Third Time Since Expansion BeganBloomberg

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Wall Street Journal

AmEx President Dies on Plane
Wall Street Journal
The president of American Express Co. AXP -0.46 % , who was viewed as a likely successor to Chief Executive Kenneth Chenault, collapsed and died on the way home from a business trip Friday. His death sent shock waves through the New York company ...
AmEx President Dies Suddenly After Falling Ill on FlightABC News
American Express President Ed Gilligan passes awayReuters
Amex president Ed Gilligan dies suddenlyFinancial Times
USA TODAY -Bloomberg -Vancouver Sun
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Stocks, bond yields fall on Greece worries, US data
NEW YORK Global equity markets and bond yields both fell on Friday, as data showed the U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter and as investors were unnerved by mixed signals from Greece's debt talks. In Europe, shares also fell on data showing that ...
Long-dated yields edge up on profit-takingBusiness Recorder (press release) (blog)
Stocks, bond yields fall on Greece, US data | ReutersFirstpost

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Intel Takeover of Altera Is Expected
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Intel is close to clinching a takeover of fellow chip maker Altera for more than $15 billion, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday, the latest sign of consolidation in the semiconductor industry. Intel is expected to pay about $54 a ...
Intel-Altera deal could help chipmaker extend reach in cloudUSA TODAY
Intel said to be nearing $15bn deal to buy AlteraIrish Independent
Biz Break: Equinix bids $3.6B for rival, Intel-Altera talks reportedly back onSan Jose Mercury News -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Wall St. ends down after weak economic data but gains in May
U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but indexes still posted gains for the month. Transportation shares also weighed on the market, extending recent losses. The Dow Jones transportation average .
US Stocks Close Lower, but Cut LossesWall Street Journal
Stocks end day, week lower, but gained in MayUSA TODAY
How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared on FridayABC News
Sky News Australia -Bloomberg -THE BUSINESS TIMES
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Wall Street Journal

Health Insurer Humana Explores Sale
Wall Street Journal
Health insurer Humana Inc. HUM 20.31 % is exploring a possible sale of the company, a move that could trigger a round of mergers in an industry grappling with challenges and opportunities the federal health-care overhaul has created. Faced with pressure ...
UPDATE 3-Health insurer Humana explores sale - sourceReuters
Humana shares close up 20% on report of possible saleUSA TODAY
Humana Is Said to Consider Sale of CompanyNew York Times
CBS News -Bloomberg -Financial Times
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Even for Cable TV, These Customer Satisfaction Ratings are Horrible
It seems like every customer satisfaction survey about pay TV and Internet providers has become, de facto, a study in dissatisfaction. High, consistently rising monthly bills, combined with poor customer service and little flexibility in packages, have resulted in ...
Consumer service lacking as cable firms consolidateCBS News
Pay TV picture isenviable locallyDallas Morning News
Charter Wins In TWC BiddingInvestor's Business Daily
messenger-inquirer -Techzone360 -Forbes
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

EPA proposes a biofuels compromise — and makes nobody happy
Washington Post
The embattled Environmental Protection Agency on Friday released new proposed rules for the volume of biofuels to be blended into the nation's fuels through 2016, in an effort to put itself back on schedule after numerous missed deadlines but still failing to ...
The EPA Announced New Requirements For Biofuels, And Basically Everyone Is ...Huffington Post
Iowa politicians criticize proposed ethanol
DuPont Statement on the EPA's Proposed 2014 , 2015 and 2016 Renewable ...CNNMoney
Statesboro Herald -Farm Bureau News
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Wall Street Journal

Bank of America to Pay $30 Million, Fix Violations on Servicemembers' Accounts
Wall Street Journal
Bank of America Corp. BAC -1.02 % has agreed to pay a $30 million civil penalty and correct violations on about 73,000 accounts of U.S. military members. The OCC assessed a $30 million civil money penalty against Bank of America. ENLARGE. The OCC ...
Bank of America Fined for Violations of Military Relief LawNew York Times
BofA fined $30M, accused of breaking law protecting service membersCharlotte Observer
BofA fined $30M for improper debt-collection practicesNew Zealand Herald

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Fox News

NY-bound passenger jet reports near-miss with drone
Fox News
A commercial airliner narrowly missed colliding midair with a drone at 2,700 feet as it neared New York's LaGuardia Airport Friday morning, just hours after a string of incidents involving lasers pointed at planes, according to federal officials. The pilot ...
Vancouver firm to lead massive redevelopment of LaGuardia AirportVancouver Sun
FAA investigates New York plane-drone incidentCBS News
New York bound plane nearly collides with
Bloomberg -Daily Mail -TIME
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Voice of America

IS Jihadist Kills Self, 3 Others at Saudi Mosque
Voice of America
CAIRO—. At least four people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a Shi'ite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Saudi officials claimed to have foiled the attack in Dammam. But the Islamic State said in a ...
Cuba removed from terror list; ISIS takes credit for mosque bombing; Idaho
Sectarianism after the Saudi mosque bombingsWashington Post (blog)
Islamic State not significant threat in Saudi Arabia - US militaryReuters
Newsweek -Arab News -Business Recorder (press release) (blog)
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Los Angeles Times

Sepp Blatter wins a fifth term as president of FIFA
Los Angeles Times
At the end of a week in which soccer's world governing body has been rocked by corruption charges, FIFA on Friday decided to remain with its current leader, giving President Sepp Blatter a fifth term over Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein. The decision came ...
Sepp Blatter calls himself the 'president of everybody' in weird FIFA re-election ...Sydney Morning Herald
Fifa in crisis: Sepp Blatter refuses to resign as Michel Platini threatens Uefa
Amid corruption crisis, Sepp Blatter secures another term as head of FIFACTV News
Washington Post -Irish Times -TSN
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Los Angeles Times

US removes Cuba from list of terrorism sponsors
Los Angeles Times
The Obama administration on Friday removed Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of international terrorism, taking an important step toward the president's goal of improving relations between the two longtime adversaries. The State Department and ...
Cuba comes off the U.S. black listMiami Herald
US takes Cuba off list of state sponsors of terrorismWashington Post
The Economist explainsThe Economist (blog)
Firstpost -ABC News
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Wall Street Journal

Chinese Weaponry Spotted on Artificial Island, US Says
New York Times
SINGAPORE — U.S. surveillance detected two large artillery vehicles on one of the artificial islands that China is creating in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said Friday, heightening concerns that Beijing could use the land reclamation projects for military ...
Q&A: China's Ambassador to the US on the South China Sea, Trade and SecurityWall Street Journal
McCain seeks defence funding to help Asia against China challengesReuters
Chinese artificial-island artillery removedSky News Australia
Vancouver Sun -NPR -Huffington Post
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The Hindu

US Flights in Search for Boat People to Start Soon
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The U.S. says it expects to begin surveillance flights in Thai airspace in the next few days to help search for boat people stranded in Southeast Asian seas. The U.S. Navy has been conducting flights out of Malaysia for nearly a week, ...
UN calls for comprehensive response to migrant crisisThe Hindu

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The Nation

Houthi rebels in Yemen are holding multiple Americans prisoner
Washington Post
The rebel group that has seized power in Yemen has taken at least four U.S. citizens prisoner, according to U.S. officials who said that efforts to secure the Americans' release have faltered. One of the prisoners had been cleared for release in recent days only ...
Notable & QuotableWall Street Journal
Yemen's former president says exiled leader Hadi no longer relevantReuters
Fighters battle Houthis in AdenArab News
Firstpost -The Daily Star
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BBC News

Nigerian walks 750km to meet President Buhari
BBC News
Suleiman Hashimu walked 750km (460 miles) and wore out six pairs of shoes over 18 days in order to see the inauguration of Nigeria's new president. His trek caught the public imagination and when he completed his trek, he actually got an invitation to meet ...
Nigeria's new president pledges fight against Boko HaramDaily Mail
Celebrating a new president in NigeriaReuters
Inaugural speech of President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 2015The Punch
Reuters Africa
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Wall Street Journal

Gunmen Kill 20 in Pakistan Bus Attack
Wall Street Journal
KARACHI, Pakistan—At least 20 bus passengers were shot dead in an attack late Friday that officials suspect was carried out by separatist insurgents in Pakistan's conflict-torn south western Balochistan province, security officials said. Pakistani forces have ...
At least 19 passengers killed as gunmen attack bus in southwest Pakistan: officialsThe Daily Star
Gunmen kill 19 bus passengers in Pakistan attackReuters
Officials: Gunmen hijack buses in Pakistan, kill 19USA TODAY
Fox News -Irish Independent
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Report: US failed to sabotage North Korean nuclear program with Stuxnet-twin
Iran's centrifuges were not the only mark for a covert digital weapon, according to Reuters. Stuxnet—the secretive digital weapon developed and deployed by the United States and Israel to knock out Iranian nuclear centrifuges—was not an only child, ...
Exclusive: US tried Stuxnet-style campaign against North Korea but failed ...Reuters
US launched failed Stuxnet attack against North Korea in 2010 – reportRT
The US Tried to Stuxnet North Korea's Nuclear ProgramWired
PCWorld -Fox News -Gizmodo
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BBC News

Bureau 121: How good are Kim Jong-un's elite hackers?
BBC News
In the Moonshin-dong area of North Korean capital Pyongyang, near the weaving Taedong River, is where researchers believe Bureau 121's headquarters can be found. Understood to be Pyongyang's cyber-attack elite unit, Bureau 121 is staffed by the best ...
UPDATE 1-US says China agrees "pressure" key on North KoreaReuters
David Whitley: FIFA ousts Blatter for Kim Jong-unOrlando Sentinel
US says China agrees "pressure" key on North Korea for denuclearisationEconomic Times
Reuters Africa -The Independent
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