U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) formally announces his candidacy for president during an event in Louisville, Kentucky, in this file photo taken on April 7, 2015. REUTERS/John Sommers II

Republican hopefuls clash on foreign policy

NASHUA, N.H. - Republican presidential hopefuls Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham took their debate over America's role in the world from the Senate floor to the campaign trail in an early sign that foreign policy is likely to be a flash point in the 2016 election.  Full Article 

Comcast, Time Warner Cable to meet DoJ over merger: WSJ 18 Apr 2015

- Representatives of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc are preparing to meet officials from the U.S. Department of Justice for talks on the planned merger of the two cable giants, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at an auto shop as she starts her campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination in Monticello, Iowa, April 14, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Clinton campaign not a breath of fresh air

The New America is now the Democratic Party. To win, Clinton has to do more than Obama ever managed.  Commentary 

People dressed in costumes take part in a demonstration against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States, in Munich April 18, 2015.

Thousands in Germany protest against Europe-U.S. trade deal

BERLIN - Thousands of people marched in Berlin, Munich and other German citiesin protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they fear will erode food, labor and environmental standards.  Full Article 

Finance Ministers and bank governors gather for a group photo of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) governors, during the IMF and World Bank's 2015 Annual Spring Meetings, in Washington, April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

IMF nations warn of risks to global economy

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund's member nations warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions as they took note of "moderate" global growth and "uneven prospects."  Full Article 

Jim Hart from New York feeds the birds in Battery Park in the Manhattan borough of New York, December 18, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Decoding lump-sum pension offers

CHICAGO - If you are due a pension from a former employer, there is a good chance you were or soon will be offered a lump-sum payment in exchange for giving up that guaranteed monthly check for life. Should you take it?  Full Article 

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Millions expected to view Turin Shroud in rare display

The Shroud of Turin, the linen some Christians believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, is to go on display in a rare exposition that is expected to attract millions of visitors. Pavithra George reports.