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EU could compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran - French minister

CNBC / World

Bruno Le Maire referred to EU rules going back to 1996 which he said could allow the EU to intervene.

Saturday, May 19

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The family of suspected Houston school shooter express shock over rampage

CNBC / U.S.

The shooting was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida.

Elon Musk teases new specifications for Tesla's embattled Model 3, calling it 'amazing'

CNBC / U.S.

Elon Musk hinted on Saturday at working on new bells and whistles for Tesla's Model 3.

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China agrees to bolster purchases of US goods, in a move to 'substantially reduce' trade gap

CNBC

China and the U.S. have mutually agreed to "substantially reduce" the yawning trade imbalance.

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Tech investors take a Warren Buffett approach to raising money for blood cancer research

CNBC / U.S.

Over two decades after his lymphoma diagnosis, venture capitalist David Lee is encouraging tech investors to take a novel approach to philanthropy.

US bishop wows at royal wedding, delivers sermon quoting MLK and 'the power of love'

CNBC / U.S.

U.S. bishop Michael Bruce Curry gave a stirring address.

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This over-the-top ice cream cone costs over $130 — here's what you get

CNBC / Small Business

It's dubbed "Billionaire Soft Serve," according to Snowflake Luxury Gelato, which created the summer treat. The swanky dessert is sold at Selfridges in London.

Inside the training camp where Google shares its A.I. secrets with Alphabet-invested companies

CNBC / U.S.

As it battles to stand out in late-stage investing, Alphabet's CapitalG is throwing a new machine learning marathon for its portfolio companies.

A longtime Google investor drew a simple chart on a napkin to explain everything in health tech

CNBC / U.S.

Krishna Yeshwant is a venture capitalist and doctor who has a crafty way to think through his health-tech investments.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: Here are some surprising facts about the billionaire

CNBC / U.S.

Jack Dorsey is best-known for co-founding Twitter in 2006.

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Here are 9 things you might not know about Jack Dorsey

CNBC / U.S.

Dorsey is worth over $4 billion. Here are some surprising facts about him.

How the 'Meghan effect' is expected to move the fashion market

CNBC / U.S.

Meghan Markle's personal fashion has inspired fashion blogs and moved the market.

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ISS sides against two Tesla directors, backs split of Musk's roles

CNBC / U.S.

The proxy adviser recommended that investors vote against Tesla directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch.

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Top Senate Democrat warns against exposing an FBI source in Russia probe, calls it 'illegal'

CNBC / U.S.

Mark Warner said attempting to uncover a confidential source was "irresponsible" and "potentially illegal."

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Cohen lawyers object to Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti intervening in New York case

CNBC / U.S.

Cohen is under federal criminal investigation for, among other things, a $130,000 payment to the porn star Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an alleged affair with President Trump in 2006.

Trump may give in on China trade to get North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, says former ambassador

CNBC / U.S.

President Donald Trump is mixing three issues that should not be mixed: trade, foreign policy and enforcement, says Max Baucus.

Friday, May 18

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'Deadpool 2' star Ryan Reynolds' first acting job paid $150 and he 'felt like a gazillionaire'

CNBC / Small Business

"It was like a dream come true," says "Deadpool 2" star Ryan Reynolds about his first acting gig that paid $150 a day. But he still kept his part-time job too.

Migraine prevention drug could be worth $1 to $2 billion over next five years: Wall Street analyst

CNBC / U.S.

Aimovig from Amgen and Novartis may become a $1 billion to $2 billion business in five years, say a Wall Street analyst.

iPhone app makers are forming a 'union' to demand improvements from Apple

CNBC / U.S.

The main demand is allowing every app to give free trials, "to show users their creation and establish value."

We now know how to pronounce 'covfefe' - thanks to President Trump

CNBC / U.S.

Almost a year after the infamous "covfefe" tweet, we finally know the correct pronunciation.

Boeing's foldable wingtip for new 777s gets approval

CNBC / U.S.

The design would allow the bigger wings to fit into the standard-sized airport parking space.

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Kale, not jail: This urban farming non-profit helps ex-cons re-enter society

CNBC / U.S.

This California non-profit aims to help former prison inmates find a fresh start with a job in urban farming, the New York Times reports.

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly met with Qatar's economy minister right before FBI raid

CNBC / U.S.

At the time of the meeting, Cohen was under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors in New York.

Special counsel subpoenas another Roger Stone aide in Russia probe

CNBC / U.S.

Stone aide John Kakanis has been briefly questioned by the FBI on the topics of possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

The farm bill's failure is a showcase of a fractious, polarized political system

CNBC / U.S.

For 21st century Washington, governing is a climb that keeps getting steeper. Consider the farm bill's defeat.

It was once the biggest retailer in the US. 125 years later, Sears looks a lot different

CNBC / U.S.

As the department store chain celebrates its 125th anniversary, its market capitalization has shrunk drastically.

CEO Eddie Lampert says Sears is shrinking in a fight to stay alive

CNBC / U.S.

The CEO sat down with CNBC in a rare one-on-one interview following Sears' annual shareholder meeting.

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New 3 World Trade Center to mark another step in NYC's downtown revival

CNBC / U.S.

More than 16 years after the World Trade Center tragedy, a major part of the rebuilt WTC site is getting ready to open

That Facebook royal wedding quiz? It could put you at risk for identity theft

CNBC / U.S.

There's a Facebook quiz making the rounds asking you to create your royal wedding name. Sounds fun, right? Wrong! USA Today has this word of caution.

Riot Blockchain’s SEC subpoena part of formal investigation

CNBC / U.S.

Riot Blockchain, whose stock skyrocketed after a name change, revealed SEC subpoena is part of formal investigation.