WASHINGTON - Republican Mitt Romney bowed out of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Friday after considering a third run, telling supporters it was time for the next generation of party leaders to seek the White House.
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PHILADELPHIA - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned House of Representative Democrats on Friday that Republicans are trying to take credit for a strengthening economy and urged his party to tout the stimulus, auto bailouts and health care reforms engineered by the Obama administration.
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina on Friday lashed out at a U.S. Republican senator who expressed doubts about the government's ability to conduct a credible investigation into the mysterious death of a prominent local prosecutor.
NEW YORK - A prominent Manhattan judge who quit a Justice Department advisory commission in protest has changed his mind after the department reversed course and agreed to review a proposal he backed concerning defendants' access to scientific evidence before trial, a spokeswoman said on Friday.
WASHINGTON - Multinational corporations would get a tax holiday on hundreds of billions of dollars in foreign profits under a measure proposed by two U.S. senators on Friday.