SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com revenue grew more than expected for the first quarter, offset by a sharp increase in spending on technology, content and new warehouses as the e-commerce giant branches into new businesses. Full Article
SAN FRANCISCO - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin.
SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG, Russia - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east, and Russia launched army drills near the border, raising fears its troops would invade. Full Article | Video
Two Republican senators who voiced support for a Nevada cattleman in his showdown with federal agents over grazing rights on public land condemned recent remarks by the rancher musing about whether African-Americans would be "better off as slaves." Full Article
April 24 - Summary: Both Amazon and Microsoft earnings beat forecasts, Markets modest gains; GM profits plummet; Zimmer buying Biomet; Jobless claims rise. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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