Hamid Baeedinejad (L), an Iranian official, speaks with the press about negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme outside the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

Iran talks miss deadline; U.S. threatens to walk away

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Six world powers and Iran negotiated past a March 31 deadline, struggling to conclude an outline accord on Tehran's nuclear program in the face of a U.S. threat to abandon the talks.  Full Article 

Asian stocks sag, dollar falls vs yen as Nikkei recoils 1:01am EDT

TOKYO - Asian stocks were mostly lower on Wednesday, taking their lead from weaker U.S. shares, while the dollar slid against the yen as Tokyo's Nikkei recoiled in volatile trade.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland February 27, 2015.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

GOP 2016 hopefuls: For or anti Obamacare?

WASHINGTON - Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law.  Full Article 

Members from Hashid Shaabi stand guard during a demonstration to show support for Yemen's Shi'ite Houthis and in protest of an air campaign in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition, in Baghdad March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Heavy clashes on Saudi-Yemeni border

ADEN - Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen's foreign minister called for a rapid Arab intervention on the ground.  Full Article 

Supporters of the presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress (APC) party celebrate in Kano March 31, 2015.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Smooth transition of power in Nigeria

ABUJA - Nigerian election winner Muhammadu Buhari congratulated outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan for peacefully relinquishing power, a day after becoming the first Nigerian politician to unseat a sitting leader at the ballot box.  Full Article 

Singer Joni Mitchell performs during the "Stormy Weather" concert in Los Angeles November 14, 2002. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Joni Mitchell in hospital but in 'good spirits'

Groundbreaking musician Joni Mitchell, one of the stars of the Woodstock era, was "in good spirits" at a hospital in California after being found unconscious at her home.   Full Article 

Slideshow: Solar France

A general view shows solar panels to produce renewable energy at the photovoltaic park in Les Mees, in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, southern France March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

The solar farm of the Colle des Mees, the biggest in France, consists of 112,780 solar modules, representing 200 megawatts of power.  Gallery 

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Getty heir found dead

The grandson of billionaire Getty Oil founder J. Paul Getty is found dead at his Los Angeles home. Paul Chapman reports.