Gillard Calls Leadership Ballot, Says Will Stand

June 26 (Bloomberg) -- Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard called a ballot for the leadership of the Labor party for 7 p.m., setting up a showdown 2 1/2 months from an election that polls show she will lose in a landslide. Dan Petrie reports on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
Is the F-35 Fighter Jet Finally Ready for Action?
52:49 - More than 3,000 F-35 fighters may be built for about $350 billion, passing the fleet-leading F-16, as the U.S. and allies set out to replace a diverse set of grou nd strike and aerial combat aircraft. Bloomberg's Peter Cook reports on its readiness for action on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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