A gunman poses with Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun on his head after being taken hostage in his office in a court house in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Halkin Sesi TV/Handout via Reuters

Turkish prosecutor held at gunpoint, forces called in

ISTANBUL - A far-left Turkish group took an Istanbul prosecutor hostage and threatened to kill him, prompting special forces to enter the courthouse and police to evacuate the building.  Full Article 

Wall Street dips after rally; indexes set for quarterly gain 11:21am EDT

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday in a modest retreat from the previous session's sharp rally, but major indexes remained on track for a positive first quarter and the S&P 500 was set for its ninth straight quarterly rise.

United States one dollar bills are inspected under a magnifying glass during production at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington November 14, 2014.   REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Cablevision to Daily News: Would you take $1?

Cablevision may offer to buy the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1, an indication of just how bad the local newspaper business is.  Full Article 

European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wait for a meeting with officials from P5+1, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

Tick tock: Negotiators make their final push

With a deadline hours away, Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace in negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program, while officials cautioned that any agreement would likely be fragile and incomplete.  Full Article 

Supporters of presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari cheer as they watch news coverage of election results favorable to them on a street in Lagos, March 31, 2015.  REUTERS/Joe Penney

General-turned-reformer claims victory

ABUJA - Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress declared an election victory for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and said the nation was witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of power.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Wider Image: Cleaning up shipbreaking

A worker uses a cutting torch on a large block cut from a vessel at the Galloo ship recycling plant in Ghent March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The European Union plans to impose strict new rules on how companies scrap old tankers and cruise liners. But the practice in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan will still be hard to stop.  Wider Image 

Live: Indiana governor

Indiana Governor Mike Pence holds a news conference at the Indiana State Library to “discuss and clarify Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.”