Media Digest (5/20/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NY Times, Bloomberg

Facebook-F-logoThe drop in the budget deficit puts less pressure on a compromise by the White House and Congress over the federal deficit. (Reuters)

Yahoo! Inc.'s (NASDAQ: YHOO) board approves a $1.1 billion cash deal for Tumblr. (Reuters)

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) appoints an executive from competitor Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) to be its new CEO. (Reuters)

The European Union says that Chinese companies ZTE and Huawei have violated trade practices. (Reuters)

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner has a number of problems beyond its batteries. (WSJ)

Increases in credit availability help China's real estate prices rise. (WSJ)

The new Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) Xbox will have features to help it compete with smartphones in the game industry. (WSJ)

Storm Sandy should help the earnings of Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW). (WSJ)

"Star Trek into Darkness" grosses $70.8 million in North America over the weekend. (WSJ)

The Chinese military once again engineers hacks of U.S. companies. (NYT)

SAC Advisors chief Steve Cohan receives a subpoena to testify in an insider trading probe, but he may plead the Fifth Amendment. (NYT)

The European Union probably will set plans to catch tax evaders as a means to bring in money for struggling governments. (Bloomberg)

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