From the Wires

Special fee to ship oil proposed

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Older tanks carrying flammable material would be subject to a fee, while new models would get a tax break.

Jeff Bezos launches spaceship

FORBES: The Amazon CEO conducted a test flight of his New Shepard space explorer Wednesday.

General Motors pledges $5.4B in US plants

REUTERS: GM will invest $5.4 billion in manufacturing plants in the United States over the next three years.

Under Armour innovation chief alive after Everest avalanche

BLOOMBERG: Under Armour Inc. executive Nick Cienski survived the avalanche on Mount Everest after the major earthquake struck Nepal.

Budweiser 'removing No from your vocabulary' label falls flat

OREGONLIVE.COM: Consumers rebuked the label with a troublesome saying.

Chipotle eschews GMO ingredients

OREGONLIVE.COM: Chipotle announced Monday it will no longer include genetically modified ingredients in its food.

iPhone 6 sales drive increase in profits, revenue for Apple

BLOOMBERG: Apple experienced a 33 percent boost in profit in the first quarter.

Group dating company breaks 21st century mold

NEW YORK TIMES: Startup aims to transcend problems of dating sites, apps.

Hawaii about to be first state banning all teens from smoking

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Bill passes that would raise the legal age to possess and consume tobacco in all its forms to 21.

FLOTUS: Tech industry to train, hire 90K vets

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Michelle Obama announced the tech industry will make an increased commitment to training and hiring military veterans.

'Man-made' earthquakes becoming more frequent, powerful

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Scientists are finding that earthquakes caused by oil and gas drilling are rising in frequency across the country.

FCC poised to block Comcast, Time Warner merger

GAWKER: Companies didn't show enough initiative in improving customer service.

Dunkin' Donuts, Domino's lead junk food revival

BLOOMBERG: Domino's and Dunkin' Donuts exceeded analysts expectations in the first quarter.