Asia makes tentative start to event-full week 8:35pm EDT

SYDNEY - Asian share markets got off to a sluggish start on Monday in a packed week for global economic news that is book ended by the U.S. jobs report, a key input into the Federal Reserve's decision on when to start lifting rates.

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake speaks at a news conference outside the Mondawmin Mall in Baltimore, Maryland May 3, 2015. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew

BALTIMORE - The mayor of Baltimore lifted a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew she had imposed on the city last week after a night of looting and arson that followed the death of a young black man from injuries suffered while in the police custody.  Full Article 

A mother and her children rescued from Boko Haram in Sambisa forest rest in the dormitory at the Malkohi camp for Internally Displaced People in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria, May 3, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Freed women tell of horror of Boko Haram

YOLA, Nigeria - Boko Haram fighters killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease, freed captives said after they were brought to a government refugee camp.  Full Article 

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. poses with his title belts after defeating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015.    REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Mayweather cements legacy with Pacquiao win

LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag.  Full Article | Video 

A man uses an E-cigarette, an electronic substitute in the form of a rod, slightly longer than a normal cigarette, in this illustration picture taken in Paris, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

As vaping rises, teens cite the allure of tricks

NEW YORK - U.S. teens' use of e-cigarettes tripled in the last year. Performing tricks is one of the top two reasons young users say they consider e-cigarettes cool.  Full Article 

Crawfisherman Jody Meche dumps outs a catch of crawfish at the Atchafalaya Basin near Butte LaRose, Louisiana, in this May 20, 2011 file photo. Lee Celano/Files

Tangle over workers pinches crawfish trade

NEW ORLEANS - It is nearing peak harvesting season for Louisiana crawfish, but a shortage of migrants to peel them is hurting the industry, largely because of a fight over foreign guest workers that has stirred fears Chinese imports will gain ground.  Full Article 

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Sandwich-making fox, camel chased down highway

Wacky animal stories make headlines this week, like a yawning chipmunk, a barefoot man chasing a camel down a highway, and a sandwich-making fox in Chernobyl. Jillian Kitchener reports.