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CNN (Top stories)

Senator reacts to reports Kushner sought a backchannel with Russia: ‘I don’t like it’
Arizona Sen. John McCain is not pleased about reports that Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner keeping their heads down
Two of President Donald Trump’s closest aides, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, are keeping their heads down.

Hayden: No evidence of Russia collusion, but …
Former CIA director Michael Hayden says there’s not enough evidence for him to say that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, but said there is enough to justify an investigation.

CNN (US News)

Teen thanks strangers who died in Portland ‘because of me and my friend’

These three men stood up to hate in Portland
Dozens of people gathered on Saturday around a circle of flowers and photos to honor a recent college graduate and an Army veteran who were fatally stabbed on a Portland commuter train.

Remembering the Portland stabbing victims
Dozens of people gathered on Saturday around a circle of flowers and photos to honor a recent college graduate and an Army veteran who were fatally stabbed on a Portland commuter train.

CNN (World News)

New President tells Russia’s Vladimir Putin that France will retaliate if chemical weapons are used in Syria fighting

Gasping for life: Syria’s merciless war on its own children
Editor’s note: This story contains extremely graphic images of dead children.

French president calls on Putin to protect gay Chechens
French president Emmanuel Macron says he has urged Vladimir Putin to ensure that the rights of LGBT people are protected following allegations of a crackdown on gay men in the Russian republic of Chechnya.

CNN (Business News)

Denver Post cuts ties with sports writer over Indy 500 tweet
The Denver Post has cut ties with Terry Frei after the journalist tweeted that he was “very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend.”

3 car buying tricks to ensure you get a good deal
Come Memorial Day, Labor Day and even the Fourth of July, auto sellers will pull out all the stops with balloons, burgers and bands to get you on their lot and sell you a vehicle.

Frank Deford, renowned sportswriter, dies at 78
Read full story for latest details.

BBC (Front Page)

Zoo tiger death: Victim named as Rosa King
A friend says Rosa King, who died at Hamerton Park on Monday, was the “shining light” of the zoo.

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May face TV grilling
The leaders appeared separately, taking questions from the audience then Jeremy Paxman.

The Battle for Number 10: May and Corbyn grilled by audience
Theresa May takes questions on the NHS – while Jeremy Corbyn is challenged by a business owner.

BBC (World News)

Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain
A powerful storm has made landfall on Bangladesh’s south-eastern coast with heavy rains and winds.

Panama ex-strongman Manuel Noriega dies
The former military ruler was ousted by a US invasion in 1989 and convicted of drug trafficking.

Tiger Woods: Alcohol ‘not involved’ in arrest
The golfer says an “unexpected reaction” to medication led to his arrest while driving in Florida.

CNBC (Top News)

China isn’t the only country propping up North Korea
Weak regulations in parts of Africa and Southeast Asia are contributing to North Korea's revenue streams, recent research shows.

Live: Mario Draghi weighs in on euro, says stimulus measures need to stay
Our live blog is tracking reaction after Mario Draghi signalled the ECB is not yet ready to unwind its fiscal stimulus.

Asian markets dip into the red after trading sideways last session; China and HK closed
Markets traded lower on Tuesday following directionless trade in yesterday's session.

CNBC (World News)

Op-Ed: BA computer chaos threatens the brand of the world’s favorite airline
British Airways enjoyed record operating profits in 2016, thanks to increased passenger numbers, low fuel prices and the post-Brexit referendum collapse of sterling.

China isn’t the only country propping up North Korea
Weak regulations in parts of Africa and Southeast Asia are contributing to North Korea's revenue streams, recent research shows.

Live: Mario Draghi weighs in on euro, says stimulus measures need to stay
Our live blog is tracking reaction after Mario Draghi signalled the ECB is not yet ready to unwind its fiscal stimulus.

CNBC (US News)

Get ready for the big jobs report, a potential June market swoon & more
This week, it's all about the May jobs report on Friday. Plus, the market could change its tune in June and Trump returns. Buckle up!

Woods apologizes for DUI arrest, blames medication
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods said an unexpected reaction to medications was to blame for his DUI arrest.

Why Wall Street is to blame for airline industry’s customer service problems
Pressure on corporate America is creating an increasingly Dickensian experience as companies focus on maximizing profit.

CNBC (Business)

In pictures: Donald Trump’s first trip abroad as US president
As President Trump returns to US soil, CNBC takes a look at some of the most memorable moments during his trip overseas.

Conflicting values of millennials a ‘wake up call’: Fraud survey
An EY Asia Pacific survey on fraud shows that millennials are the most willing group to excuse unethical behavior at work.

As Trump and Trudeau chat about bilateral trade, NAFTA remains the elephant in the room
Trump and the Canadian PM held a NAFTA chat on the sidelines at the G-7 but it appears the dairy spat didn't come up.

CNBC (Earnings)

Nutanix soars after revenue tops estimates
Nutanix rallied as the company's earnings reported showed that businesses are flocking to its cloud technology.

Lowe’s stock falls on earnings, sales miss
Lowe's also reaffirms that it expects revenue to increase roughly 5 percent by the end of the year.

Toll Brothers quarterly profit jumps on higher home sales
U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers reported a 40 percent rise in quarterly profit as it sold more homes and said its orders jumped 26 percent.

CNBC (Economy)

Treasury’s Mnuchin on tax reform: ‘Our objective is to get it done this year’
Mnuchin said the Trump administration hopes to pass a plan to overhaul the U.S. tax system by the end of the year.

US industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014
American industry expanded production last month at the fastest pace in more than three years as manufacturers and mines recovered from a March downturn.

US housing starts fell 2.6% in April
Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months.

CNBC (Finance)

This bank is betting that boat racing will bring in the millennial customers
Singapore-based bank DBS is hoping an aquatic event can help it ride the millennial wave.

Singapore slaps fines on Credit Suisse and UOB in money laundering probe of Malaysian development fund
Singapore's central bank on Tuesday said it has fined Credit Suisse and UOB for 1MDB-related breaches.

Forget New York or San Francisco, Chinese investors are looking at balmy Miami
Despite tight capital control measures from Beijing, Miami has emerged as a safe haven for Chinese investors in the U.S.

CNBC (Investing)

Cramer Remix: Why young investors should invest in speculative stocks
Jim Cramer offered up his best advice for investing at a young age.

Cramer says to get involved! The best way to get your child excited about investing
Jim Cramer spelled out the importance of getting kids involved with investing at an early age.

Cramer shows you how to double your money in 7 years
Jim Cramer explains why young investors stand to benefit from the magic of compounding.

Yahoo! Finance (SPY,AMZN,AAPL,HD)

Tech Stocks from Briefing.com
Tech Stocks from Briefing.com

[$$] Apple: Supercycle Hopes Drive Super-sized Bets
Can Apple’s coming “supercycle” actually deliver? Investors already have bet nearly $200 billion that it can. Hopes are high for the next iPhone coming out later this year after the last two versions failed …

Nasdaq Set For Fresh Highs As FANGs Lead; 2 Top Techs Near Buy Points
Stocks rose early Tuesday, with the Nasdaq 100 leading the way following last week's rally fueled by FANG stocks Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet.