Warren Buffett, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, poses for a portrait in New York October 22, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Buffett: don't expect another 50 years of outperformance

NEW YORK - In his 50 years at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Warren Buffett has transformed a failing textile company into a sprawling conglomerate that has vastly outperformed most of the rest of corporate America. But he now says: Do not expect a repeat in the next 50.   Full Article | Video 

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul wins straw poll in boost to 2016 presidential prospects 5:46pm EST

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Senator Rand Paul won a straw poll of conservative activists on Saturday, giving his potential bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 a boost, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came in second in a surprising show of strength.

People gather at the site where Boris Nemtsov was recently murdered, with St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin walls seen in the background, in central Moscow, February 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Russians to march in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Opposition supporters will march through Moscow in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has increased concern about Russia's future among opponents of President Vladimir Putin.  Full Article | Video 

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (2nd R) returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in Washington, February 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Congress averts security agency shutdown

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval to a one-week stopgap spending bill for the domestic security agency, averting a partial shutdown with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline.  Full Article | Video 

Jeb Bush speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland  February 27, 2015.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Jeb Bush touts his conservative credentials

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Jeb Bush asked skeptical conservatives to consider him a “second choice” but refused to back down from policy positions that have led many right-leaning activists to view his potential presidential candidacy with suspicion.  Full Article 

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) listens to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testify, at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress" on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Don't wait for Washington to protect investors

NEW YORK - After years of talk, the White House has gotten behind a Labor Department proposal that would require financial advisers to put clients' interests ahead of their own. But savers should not pop champagne corks yet.  Full Article 

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech at the ruling Syriza party central committee in Athens, February 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greek PM alleges anti-Athens 'axis'

ATHENS - Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Spain and Portugal of leading a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government, saying they feared their own radical forces before elections this year.  Full Article 

A masked, black-clad militant, who has been identified by the Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, brandishes a knife in this still image from a 2014 video obtained from SITE Intel Group February 26, 2015.  REUTERS/SITE Intel Group/Handout via Reuters

Horror of ‘Jihadi John’ and ‘Jihadi Janes’

Once again,this past week, the Brits have found that a fellow citizen wishes to either kill them or convert them to a particular interpretation of Islam.  Commentary 

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War in Donbass has come to Moscow with Nemtsov murder, analyst says

An independent Russian political analyst says the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shows that opposition to the authorities is treated as a criminal act. Nathan Frandino reports.