Archive for May 2nd, 2014

Mysterious Middle East virus arrives in U.S.

May 2, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious Middle East virus. The man fell ill after arriving in the U.S. about a week ago from Saudi Arabia where he is a health care worker.
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At least 38 killed after Ukraine battle sparks deadly fire

May 2, 2014
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By Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – More than 40 people were killed in Odessa on Friday, most caught in a building set on fire after pro-Russian activists and supporters of Ukrainian unity fought running battles across the southern port city.
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Wall Street dips as Ukraine concern offsets upbeat jobs data

May 2, 2014
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By Caroline Valetkevitch
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Stocks inch lower on mixed earnings, Ukraine

May 2, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending slightly lower as corporate earnings come in mixed, overcoming enthusiasm about a pickup in hiring last month.
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Motor racing-Williams drives back into the black

May 2, 2014
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LONDON, May 2 (Reuters) – Formula One team Williams returned to profit last year, despite a poor season on the track for the former world champions, helped by a one-off payment from outgoing sponsor PDVSA.
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Nikkei slips ahead of U.S. payrolls, Sony hit by earnings cut

May 2, 2014
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese shares stepped back on Friday, with Sony Corp. falling after a profit warning and as investors took a wait-and-see stance ahead of a closely-watched U.S. employment report later in the day.
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