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Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (05/01/2019)

Venezuela’s President Maduro claims victory over attempted coup in defiant TV address – Guardian News

With S&P At All Time Highs, Trump Demands Fed Slash Rates By 1% As FOMC Meeting Begins – Zerohedge

CVS Health’s stock surges after profit, revenue and same-store sales beat expectations – Market Watch

Apple stock spikes after reporting strong guidance and earnings beat – CNBC

Canada’s economy unexpectedly shrinks as resource sector stalls – Bloomberg

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet’s board – Engadget

Fed likely to underscore a message: No rates hikes in 2019 – AP

U.S.-China trade talks will likely conclude in next two weeks: Mulvaney – Reuters

Pompeo claims Russia stopped Maduro leaving Venezuela for Cuba – CNN

Russia Says U.S. Claim It Told Venezuela’s Maduro Not to Flee Is Part of ‘Information War’ – The Moscow Times

Exclusive – Blackwater founder’s latest sales pitch: mercenaries for Venezuela – Reuters

Mueller told Barr his summary failed to “fully capture” Russia probe findings – Axios

U.S. military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war as situation deteriorates – Reuters

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Facebook is redesigning its core app around the two parts people actually like to use – The Verge

Facebook’s Secret Crush feature wants to help you find friends who are, like, totally obsessed with you – The Next Web

Study: Suicide attempts by self-poisoning have more than doubled in young people – 10TV

After Successful Pilot, Burger King Rolls Out The Impossible Whopper Nationwide – CleanTechnica

What This Holistic Psychologist Eats In A Day To Boost Mood & Ease Stress – MindBodyGreen