Men walk past a Yes vote campaign graffiti in central Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriage, May 22, 2015. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Ireland backs gay marriage: ministers

DUBLIN - Irish voters backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum marking a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ministers and opponents of the bill said.  Full Article 

Shi'ite militias deploy to take on Islamic State insurgents near Iraq's Ramadi 8:43am EDT

BAGHDAD/BEIRUT - A convoy of Shi'ite Muslim militia and Iraqi army forces set out from a base near Ramadi on Saturday to advance on areas held by Islamic State, a Shi'ite spokesman said, launching a counter-offensive to reverse stunning gains by the jihadi insurgents.

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attends a roundtable discussion about childcare with parents and providers during a campaign stop in Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

Emails reveal worries over Clinton's image

WASHINGTON - Top aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, newly released emails showed.   Full Article 

The Union Flag flies next to the European Flag outside the European Commission building in central London May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Bank of England confirms EU exit research

LONDON - The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it said in a statement, confirming an email it inadvertently sent to a newspaper about the supposedly confidential research project.  Full Article 

The Supreme Court stands in Washington May 18, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Top court to 401(k) sponsors: Do the right thing

The Supreme Court ruled this week that employers must protect workers in their 401(k) plans from mutual funds that are too expensive or perform poorly. The ruling sends a strong message.  Full Article 

A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto, September 24, 2014. REUTERS/Aaron Harris

BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is cutting jobs across the world, the company said, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business.  Full Article 


Myanmar's stateless Rohingya, "suffering from everything"

Stateless Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are pleading for help with thousands boarding boats for the risky journey to Malaysia and Indonesia. Nathan Frandino reports.