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
TOKYO - Asian stocks stumbled on Friday and the dollar languished against a basket of currencies, as fears of an escalating Ukraine crisis eclipsed upbeat U.S. economic data and robust U.S. tech shares.
SYDNEY - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to drag on for years, a senior U.S. defense official told Reuters, as an underwater search for any trace of the plane's wreckage off west Australia appeared to have failed. Full Article
LES CAYES, Haiti - The vetiver plant is a little-known Haitian agricultural treasure, producing one of the most prized essential oils for high-end perfumes. The perfume industry is seeking to do better by the people whose toil make the distillation possible. Full Article
April 24 - Audiotape of interview with Manson family member Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme following U.S. President Gerald Ford assassination attempt is released. Gavino Garay reports.
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