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senator-103014.jpg Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is seen as a long shot for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, and his chances may have gotten worse after he was recorded joking about the prospects for "white men" if he were elected president.
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Cory-mark-103014.jpg Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Col., has expanded his lead over incumbent Sen. Mark Udall, D-Col., in the closely watched Colorado Senate race, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday.
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EurozoneInflation-Jobless-103114.jpgEurozone inflation rose slightly in October but it remained consistently below 1 percent, signifying the risk of deflation in the currency bloc. At the same time, the unemployment rate held steady at an elevated level in September. Inflation rose marginally to 0.4 percent in October from 0.3 percent in September, flash data from Eurostat showed Friday.
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Low-carb, high-fat diets can help control epilepsy that is difficult to treat otherwise. Researchers analyzed five studies on ketogenic diets, which focus on foods like bacon, eggs, heavy cream, butter, fish and green vegetables, and found that 32 percent of the epilepsy patients on ketogenic diet had a decrease of 50 percent or more in the frequency of their seizures.
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The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a sharply higher opening on Friday, with sentiment reflecting optimism over accommodative central bank stance after the Bank of Japan surprised the markets with an unexpected easing. The message seems to be going out loud and clear that central banks will not abandon the global economy which is recovering in fits and starts.
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Consumer products maker Clorox Co. reported Friday a profit for the first quarter that declined from last year, despite sales growth, reflecting lower gross margins and higher losses from discontinued operations of Clorox Venezuela. Both adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations and quarterly sales topped analysts' expectations.
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Mango, one of the most popular tropical fruits, is said to be an excellent source of fiber, copper as well as vitamins C, A, folate and B6. Widely known in India as the King of Fruits, mango has many health benefits associated with it.
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In a weekend that has the potential to be the slowest of 2014, Jake Gyllenhaal-starring action-thriller "Nightcrawler" stands a good chance to top "John Wick" and end up as the number one draw, though it's also not poised for too big of an opening as it takes aim at 2,766 theaters.
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