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Playboy Latest to Delete Facebook Amid Data Handling Fallout

Playboy Latest to Delete Facebook Amid Data Handling Fallout

Playboy announced its intention to deactivate its Facebook accounts and leave the social network amid escalating concerns about the platform’s mismanagement of user data.
U.S. to Deliver Missile Shield to Poland, Irritating Putin

U.S. to Deliver Missile Shield to Poland, Irritating Putin

Poland signed a $4.75 billion contract with the U.S. for the first phase of a Patriot air missile-defense system to soothe concerns over a more assertive Russia.
Have U.K. Citizens Changed Their Minds on Brexit?

Have U.K. Citizens Changed Their Minds on Brexit?

Bloomberg’s Charlotte Ryan discusses sentiment over the Brexit process thus far. She speaks with Matt Miller on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Trudeau’s Finance Chief Measures His Legacy in Tiny Fractions

Trudeau’s Finance Chief Measures His Legacy in Tiny Fractions

A decimal point or two on growth is all Bill Morneau wants to be known for when all is said and done on his time as Canada’s finance minister.
Your Tax Cut Isn’t Likely to Be Made Permanent Any Time Soon

Your Tax Cut Isn’t Likely to Be Made Permanent Any Time Soon

House Republicans are approaching their next attempt at tax cuts the same way they did last year: by excluding Democrats from the process.
Air Force Risks Losing Third of F-35s If Upkeep Costs Aren't Cut

Air Force Risks Losing Third of F-35s If Upkeep Costs Aren't Cut

The U.S. Air Force may have to cut its purchases of Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 by a third if it can’t find ways to reduce operations and support costs by as much as 38 percent over a decade,
White House `Win' on South Korea Gets Mixed Marks: Trade Update

White House `Win' on South Korea Gets Mixed Marks: Trade Update

President Donald Trump’s push to rebalance global trade in America’s favor has investors on edge, as his threats to impose import tariffs and curb foreign investment raise the specter of retaliation
Myanmar Parliament Elects Suu Kyi Loyalist as New President

Myanmar Parliament Elects Suu Kyi Loyalist as New President

Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday elected Win Myint, a loyalist of Aung San Suu Kyi, as new president, while Suu Kyi retained her executive authority over the government.
Kim’s Message for Trump: China Is Back on Our Side

Kim’s Message for Trump: China Is Back on Our Side

Kim Jong Un just sent a powerful message to U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of planned talks: China is back on North Korea’s side.
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.