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  • Robert Temple, the agency's deputy director for clinical science, said in an FDA "consumer update" that people should use daily aspirin therapy only after talking to a healthcare professional who can assess the benefits and risks.

  • *China factory activity down for fourth month. *Protest ends at Libya's EL Sharara. NEW YORK, May 5- Brent crude oil fell by more than $1 a barrel on Monday, pressured by reports that China's manufacturing sector contracted and Libya's oil output was recovering.

  • TARGET CORP SHAREHOLDER CTW INVESTMENT CALLS ON RETAILER TO SEPARATE CHAIRMAN, CEO ROLES AFTER STEINHAFEL DEPARTURE.

  • JPMorgan leads banks lower after trading revenue warning. NEW YORK, May 5- U.S. stocks were up slightly on Monday as concerns over an escalation of tensions between Ukraine and pro- Russia separatists were offset by data showing strength in the services sector. Still, bank shares were under pressure as JPMorgan Chase fell 2.7 percent to $54.10.

  • CHICAGO, May 5- Illinois' fiscal 2014 revenue will be $588 million higher than previously expected despite a 19.3 percent drop in personal income tax collections in April, according to a report on Monday by a state legislative commission.

  • WordPress.com parent raises $160 million Monday, 5 May 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    May 5- Web developer Automattic, the company that operates blogging service WordPress.com, said it raised $160 million from a group of investors led by venture capital firm Insight Ventures. The investors included Insight Ventures' Deven Parekh, Twitter investor Chris Sacca and Endurance, Automattic Chief Executive Matt Mullenweg said in a blog post.

  • Cheboygan, Michigan, May 5- Natural gas giant Encana Corp has agreed to pay Michigan $5 million in a settlement that could clear the company of criminal antitrust charges stemming from its role in a 2010 land leasing spree.

  • FDA questions aspirin's preventative value Monday, 5 May 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    The FDA said that people should use daily aspirin therapy only after assessing the benefits and risks.

  • CHICAGO, May 5- One of the few consistent, although hardly glamorous, strategies in global investing has been companies that routinely raise their dividends.

  • *China factory activity down for fourth month. *Protest ends at Libya's EL Sharara. NEW YORK, May 5- Brent crude oil fell by more than $1 a barrel on Monday, pressured by reports that China's manufacturing sector contracted and Libya's oil output was recovering.

  • Cheboygan, Michigan, May 5- Natural gas giant Encana Corp has agreed to pay Michigan $5 million in a settlement that could clear the company of criminal antitrust charges stemming from its role in a 2010 land leasing spree.

  • Markit, which competes with Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters Corp, counts Bank of America Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc and private equity firm General Atlantic among major stockholders.

  • May 5- Tyson Foods Inc on Monday reported weaker-than-expected quarterly profit on higher expenses and weak China results, sending shares down more than 9 percent.

  • *Miners demanding basic pay of $1,200/ month in 3-4 years. JOHANNESBURG, May 5- South African President Jacob Zuma has accused the AMCU union of irresponsibility for dragging out a wage strike in the platinum sector for almost four months, telling reporters there was a risk of workers losing their jobs because of the dispute.

  • Bofa Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup and Credit Suisse are among underwriters to the IPO, Markit told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus on Monday.

  • Skip college, forfeit $800,000 - Fed study Monday, 5 May 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 5- Over a lifetime, the average U.S. college graduate will earn at least $800,000 more than the average high school graduate, a study published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco shows.

  • *Gold hits three-week high as Ukraine tensions simmer. NEW YORK, May 5- Global equity markets were steady on Monday as upbeat U.S. data offset a contraction in Chinese manufacturing that renewed concerns about a slowing economy in China, while escalating tensions over Ukraine underpinned safe-haven gold.

  • *Kiev to send new special forces to control Odessa. ODESSA/ SLAVIANSK, Ukraine, May 5- Pro-Russian rebels shot down a Ukrainian helicopter in fierce fighting near the eastern town of Slaviansk on Monday, and Kiev drafted police special forces to the southwestern port city of Odessa to halt a feared westward spread of rebellion.

  • May 5- You won't find security expert Michael Chertoff doing silly everyday things like using public WiFi, logging in with the same password on every site he uses, clicking on dubious links or falling for a phishing scam.

  • *Ukraine tension escalates; may affect oil, gas supplies. NEW YORK, May 5- Brent crude oil fell by $1 a barrel on Monday as reports that China's manufacturing sector contracted for a fourth month in April and signs that Libya's oil output is recovering outweighed concerns about ongoing violence in Ukraine.