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PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - April 28
April 28, 2017 / 5:20 AM / 8 months ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - April 28

April 28 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Starbucks Corp missed sales expectations again in its home market and globally in its fiscal second quarter, with sales up 3 percent in both regions.

- Google parent Alphabet Inc on Thursday posted a sharp increase in first-quarter revenue, continuing a trend of rapid growth seemingly unscathed by boycotts from some of its major advertisers.

- Activist investor Third Point LLC is pressuring Honeywell International Inc to spin off its aerospace division, seeking to break off the conglomerate's biggest business just a few weeks after Honeywell switched leaders.

- United Airlines has reached a settlement with David Dao, the Kentucky physician forcibly pulled off an April 9 flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, in the latest step by the carrier to put the crisis behind it.

- Inc posted a 41 percent rise in first-quarter profit, even as the company is spending heavily on everything from international expansion to video content. (Compiled by Abinaya Vijayaraghavan in Bengaluru)

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