7:57am

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Bangladesh Fears Exodus Of Western Retailers

Originally published on Fri May 3, 2013 10:46 am

Relatives react after identifying the body of a loved one who was killed in last week's building collapse in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Munir Uz Zaman AFP/Getty Images

The Walt Disney Co.'s decision to end its apparel production in Bangladesh after more than 500 people died in the collapse of a garment factory complex has sparked fears of a mass exodus of Western retailers.

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6:55am

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

165,000 Jobs Added In April, Jobless Rate Fell To 7.5 Percent

Originally published on Fri May 3, 2013 8:05 am

Waiting for work: Job seekers lined up last month at the 25th Annual CUNY big Apple Job and Internship Fair in Manhattan.
Spencer Platt Getty Images

(Most recent update: 10 a.m. ET.)

The nation's jobless rate edged down to 7.5 percent in April from 7.6 percent in March and employers added 165,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday morning.

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6:45am

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Pakistani Prosecutor Investigating Bhutto Death Is Gunned Down

Originally published on Fri May 3, 2013 7:19 am

Pakistani police officials examine the bloodied, bullet-riddled car of slain government prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali after an attack by gunmen Friday in Islamabad.
Aamir Qureshi AFP/Getty Images

In Pakistan, police say two unidentified gunmen fatally shot the special prosecutor investigating the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

Friday's attack on Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali in Islamabad deepens the mystery surrounding one of the country's most politically charged cases, which remains open six years later.

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6:24am

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Cocaine, Heroin May Have Played Role In Chris Kelly's Death

Originally published on Fri May 3, 2013 6:56 am

Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly during a performance on Feb. 23 in Atlanta.
Paras Griffin Landov

"Former Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly had taken a mixture of cocaine and heroin the night before his death and had a history of drug abuse, according to a police report released Thursday," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The newspaper adds that:

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5:02am

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Plodding Along Or Picking Up Speed? News On Job Growth Due

Originally published on Fri May 3, 2013 6:53 am

Looking for work: The scene at a job fair in New York City earlier this year. Figures on job growth and unemployment in April are due Friday morning.
Shannon Stapleton Reuters /Landov

Update at 8:35 a.m. ET. Better Than Expected:

165,000 Jobs Added In April, Jobless Rate Fell To 7.5 Percent

Our original post:

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