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Morning six-pack: What we're reading Friday

People seeking employment wait in line to enter a job fair at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater March 28, 2014 in Washington.
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Happy Friday, which is, of course Jobs Friday. Seems like we just had one of these a month ago.

No matter what the numbers showed, life is getting much harder for those who don't have jobs. (FiveThirtyEight)

Lots to ponder this weekend: Cinco de Mayo, the Kentucky Derby and, one can only hope, the end of the reign for Floyd Mayweather. Ah, yes, and something happening in Omaha with Mr. Buffett and the rest of the investing world. (Melbourne Herald Sun)

This year's version of the Derby kicks off with all the usual grandeur and pageantry, along with a pretty ugly animal cruelty scandal. (New York Times)

Speaking of scandal: New emails are igniting the debate over what really happened in Benghazi, which may yet become a major political story as well. (The Hill)

Don't look now but another European economy is booming. Strength in the U.K. is helping the banking sector as well. (Quartz)

And finally ... Bill Ackman's crafty move to buy out Allergan isn't sitting well with some market folks. Check out the reporting by CNBC's Kate Kelly in what promises to be one the juicier stories on Wall Street this year.