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Blog posts of '2018' 'May'

REFILE-UPDATE 1-GameStop same-store sales miss estimates, shares fall
GameStop Corp on Thursday reported first-quarter same-store sales that missed analysts' estimates due to a drop in sales of video game hardware and software at its outlets.
Scotiabank to buy MD Financial for C$2.59 bln
Bank of Nova Scotia said on Thursday it would buy MD Financial Management, a Canadaian insurance provider to physicians and their families, in a C$2.59 billion ($2.00 billion) all-cash deal.
Mattek-Sands loses but career back on track after horror injury
American Bethanie Mattek-Sands bowed out in the second round of the French Open on Thursday, beaten by Germany's former world number nine Andrea Petkovic.
GameStop quarterly profit falls 52.2 pct
GameStop Corp, the world's largest video game retailer, reported a 52.2 percent drop in quarterly profit, hurt by lower sales in its core video game retail business.
Warehouse club operator Costco quarterly sales top estimates
Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly revenue and comparable store sales that topped analysts' estimates, helped by a rise in membership fees and online sales.
Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe spent $4.5 million from October to March: Justice Department
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation team spent $4.5 million between Oct. 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018, the Justice Department said on Thursday.
Italy's anti-establishment leaders revive governing coalition
Italy's two anti-establishment parties revived their coalition plans on Thursday, promising to end three months of political turmoil with a government that aims to ramp up spending, challenge European Union fiscal rules and crack down on immigration.
Tennis: Mattek-Sands loses but career back on track after horror injury
American Bethanie Mattek-Sands bowed out in the second round of the French Open on Thursday, beaten by Germany's former world number nine Andrea Petkovic.
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls on fresh trade war fears; posts gains for May
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after the United States moved to impose tariffs on metal imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, prompting retaliatory measures from some of its trading partners.
Wondrous dunes on Pluto are made of grains of frozen methane
Scientists have detected another exotic feature on one of the solar system's most wondrous worlds, a large field of dunes on the surface of the distant, frigid dwarf planet Pluto apparently composed of wind-swept, sand-sized grains of frozen methane.