Russian President Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday. He told cheering supporters that "we are bound for success." Putin faced seven minor candidates. His strongest opponent was barred from running. (March 19)
The Roman Catholic Church in Scotland says Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who became the first cardinal in history to recuse himself from a papal election over a personal scandal, has died
The Austin, Texas police chief says a person coming into contact with a tripwire may have set off the Sunday night explosion in that city. It follows several other blasts in Austin. Two men were injured. (March 19)
Mar.19 -- As President Vladimir Putin is set to win his fourth term in office, Bloomberg speaks to Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak about the latest political spat with the U.K. and what it means for Russian gas delivery. He speaks to Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern.
Federal agents swarmed the Austin, Texas neighborhood where an explosion injured two people on Sunday night. Police aren't saying if it was caused by a package bomb like the three that detonated earlier this month elsewhere in the city. (March 19)
Among 10 Things to Know: Kushner Cos. filed false documents on rent-controlled tenants, AP learns; Trump tweets revive chatter that president is preparing to fire Mueller; Another explosion injures 2 in Austin, Texas
Mar.19 -- Noon.com founder and Emaar Chairman Mohamed Alabbar discusses the opportunities for e-commerce growth in the Middle East. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
Robots have moved into factories, warehouses, stores and even our homes. Now they’re heading to a construction site near you. Tech startups are developing self-driving bulldozers, drones to inspect work sites and robot bricklayers. (March 19)
Mar.19 -- Saudi Arabia has narrowed the difference between a key rate and its U.S. dollar equivalent in London, days before the Federal Reserve is due to set monetary policy. Rasmala Investment Bank Head of Credit Strategies Doug Bitcon speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
Mar.19 -- Jefferies & Co. Chief Global Equity Strategist Sean Darby discusses the dollar, trade and political risks. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."