Morning Must Reads: June 4

In the news: patent trolls, Cadillac, Lautenberg, Greece, Dodd-Frank, abstract immigrants, and secret email accounts.

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • NYT Obit: Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey Senator in his 5th term, dies at 89
  • Democrats’ 2014 strategy: own Obamacare
  • UN finds war crimes on both sides of the Syrian conflict
  • The Eurozone’s aggregate youth unemployment for March is 23.3%.
  • After three years, 38.4% of the sweeping financial reform measure Dodd-Frank has been finalized into law.
  • Talk of recovery in Greece is premature.
  • GM’s Cadillac posts biggest 5-month gain since disco era.
  • The White House on Tuesday plans to announce a set of executive actions President Barack Obama will take that are aimed at reining in certain patent-holding firms, known as “patent trolls,” amid concerns that the firms are abusing the patent system and disrupting competition.
  • U.S. manufacturing output unexpectedly shrank to its lowest level in four years in May.
  • Abstract immigrants
  • Top political appointees are using secret email accounts.