Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Iran deal could threaten Israel: Netanyahu

WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States that the nuclear deal it is negotiating with Iran could threaten Israel's survival.  Full Article 

U.S. consumer spending falls, inflation pressures muted 12:14pm EST

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January as households continued to cut back on purchases, opting to save much of the massive windfall from cheaper gasoline. 

People hold flags and posters during a march to commemorate Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday night, near St. Basil's Cathedral in central Moscow March 1, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russia's media fight back

MOSCOW - Faced with a wave of revulsion around the world at the assassination of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, the loyal media establishment is preparing Russians for a malicious propaganda campaign by a hostile West.  Full Article 

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) listens as President Barack Obama (L) delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

Boehner grudge match is unconstitutional

House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to invite a foreign head of government to address Congress without first consulting the sitting president has no precedent in American history. And for a simple reason: It’s unconstitutional.  Commentary 


Police shoot homeless man, pledge inquiry

Police in Los Angeles fatally shot a homeless man in the city's so-called Skid Row district after trying to subdue him with a Taser gun during a struggle that was caught on video.  Video | Full Article 

A row of Galaxy S6 edge smartphones are seen on display after the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 1, 2015. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones

SEOUL/BARCELONA - Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple.  Full Article 

Breakingviews: Warren Buffett's paradoxes

Breakingviews editors explain how the Sage of Omaha's annual letter to shareholders lets slip inconsistencies on corporate governance, Wall Street and Berkshire Hathaway itself.