Trump: U.S. GDP growth of 4 to 5 percent achievable over time

WASHINGTON, April 28 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States should be able to boost gross domestic product growth far beyond its current levels over time.

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UPDATE 4-Brazil protesters, police clash in first general strike in decades

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, April 28 Brazilian protesters torched buses, clashed with police in several cities and marched on President Michel Temer's Sao Paulo residence on Friday amid the nation's first general strike in more than two decades.

5:00am IST

UPDATE 1-Two arrested on charges of illegal exports to Russia get time served

NEW YORK, April 28 Two Russian nationals arrested in the United States last October on charges of conspiring to export sensitive military technology from the United States to Russia were sentenced to time served on Friday, a spokesman for U.S. prosecutors said.

4:42am IST

UPDATE 1-California enacts $52 bln fuel tax hike for road, bridge repairs

LOS ANGELES, April 28 California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Friday a bill to raise gasoline taxes and other transportation-related fees for the first time in decades in an ambitious $52 billion plan to repair the state's long-neglected roads and bridges.

4:33am IST

WRAPUP 1-N.Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

* Missile test appears to have failed for fourth straight time

4:30am IST

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Global med-tech firms, India locked in tussle after stent price sting

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI A group of global medical-technology companies plans to tell Indian officials next month that any further price control measures would risk future investments and make them less likely to introduce new products in the country, according to an industry source familiar with the matter.