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Shots Fired at Lula’s Campaign Buses in Southern Brazilian State

Shots Fired at Lula’s Campaign Buses in Southern Brazilian State

Brazil’s main presidential candidates condemned the attack on two campaign buses of ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in opinion polls for October’s general election.
Trump Urges Pressure Against North Korea After Kim’s China Trip

Trump Urges Pressure Against North Korea After Kim’s China Trip

A motorcade believed to be carrying a high-ranking North Korean official enters Beijing train station on March 27. Photographer: Kyodo News via Getty Images
Trump Weighs Crackdown on Chinese Investments in Technologies

Trump Weighs Crackdown on Chinese Investments in Technologies

Bloomberg's Greg Sullivan discusses a potential a potential crackdown by the Trump administration on Chinese investments in sensitive technologies. He speaks on "Bloomberg daybreak: Asia." (Source:
Ethiopian Ruling Party Picks Leader From Protest-Hit Region

Ethiopian Ruling Party Picks Leader From Protest-Hit Region

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition appointed a top official from the protest-hit Oromia region as leader, as the government tries to quell unrest that’s posed the biggest challenge to its rule in a
U.K. Says Terror Threat to Remain Severe for at Least Two Years

U.K. Says Terror Threat to Remain Severe for at Least Two Years

The threat to the U.K. from terrorism will remain at its current level of “severe” for at least two more years, Theresa May’s office said as the prime minister prepared to unveil the findings of a
Thai Tycoon Gets Death Threats Just Weeks After Registering New Political Party

Thai Tycoon Gets Death Threats Just Weeks After Registering New Political Party

Thai auto parts tycoon Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is already getting death threats just weeks after registering a new political party.
Quebec Cuts Business Taxes in 4th-Straight Balanced Budget

Quebec Cuts Business Taxes in 4th-Straight Balanced Budget

Quebec plans to balance its budget for a fourth straight year, allowing the province to pay down debt and lower taxes for small businesses and homebuyers with an election just six months away.
Manafort Asks Federal Judge in Virginia to Dismiss Fraud Case

Manafort Asks Federal Judge in Virginia to Dismiss Fraud Case

Former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort urged a federal judge in Virginia to dismiss tax and bank fraud charges against him, renewing arguments that Special Counsel Robert Mueller went too far by
Austria's Skipping Russian Expulsions a `Bad Joke' to Allies

Austria's Skipping Russian Expulsions a `Bad Joke' to Allies

Austria is drawing criticism from parts of the European Union for saying it couldn’t expel Russian diplomats on account of its neutrality.
NRA Has Taken Foreign Funds, It Says, But Not for Election Use

NRA Has Taken Foreign Funds, It Says, But Not for Election Use

The National Rifle Association received foreign funds but didn’t use the money for election purposes, the gun lobby wrote to Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon.
Zuckerberg Expected to Appear Before House Committee

Zuckerberg Expected to Appear Before House Committee

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, is expected to testify before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, according to a congressional official familiar with the plans.
May Gives Strong Sign She Will Boost Health Spending This Year

May Gives Strong Sign She Will Boost Health Spending This Year

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May signaled she plans to boost spending on the National Health Service ahead of the next Budget.
GOP Rep. Costello Says There Is Frustration With Trump Distractions

GOP Rep. Costello Says There Is Frustration With Trump Distractions

Republican Congressman Ryan Costello of Pennsylvania discusses his decision not to seek reelection, the 2018 midterms and health care. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Mark Zuckerberg Decides That He’ll Need to Testify Before Congress

Mark Zuckerberg Decides That He’ll Need to Testify Before Congress

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has decided that he’ll need to testify before U.S. lawmakers in the coming weeks to answer a drumbeat of Congressional questions over how the
California Attorney General Joins Investigation of Fatal Police Shooting

California Attorney General Joins Investigation of Fatal Police Shooting

The California attorney general's office on Tuesday joined an investigation into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by Sacramento police to provide independent oversight.
Trump’s Approval Nudges Higher Despite Turmoil, Two Polls Find

Trump’s Approval Nudges Higher Despite Turmoil, Two Polls Find

President Donald Trump’s popularity may be on the rise, even as he faces accusations of extramarital affairs, mounting legal challenges and never-ending turmoil among his White House staff.
Trump's Tariffs Expose Divide Between Germany and France

Trump's Tariffs Expose Divide Between Germany and France

Bloomberg's Birgit Jennen discusses the reaction of France and Germany to President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Mattis: Poisoning in Britain Was ‘Attempted Murder’ by Russia

Mattis: Poisoning in Britain Was ‘Attempted Murder’ by Russia

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain amounts to "attempted murder" by the Russian government.
NTSB Probing Tesla That Caught Fire in California Crash

NTSB Probing Tesla That Caught Fire in California Crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is sending two investigators to examine issues raised by a Tesla Inc. crash in California.
Serbs in Kosovo Quit Cabinet After Fellow Negotiator Is Expelled

Serbs in Kosovo Quit Cabinet After Fellow Negotiator Is Expelled

Ethnic Serbs quit the Kosovo government to protest police breaking up their meeting with a negotiator from Serbia.