wallstreet3-112715.jpg With many traders enjoying an extended Thanksgiving holiday, stocks turned in a lackluster performance during trading on Friday. The Nasdaq moved modestly higher, while the Dow and the S&P 500 spent much of the day lingering near the unchanged line.

BenCarson-112715.jpg Facing increasing scrutiny over his depth of foreign policy knowledge, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is reportedly traveling to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees on Friday.

Whitehouse-obama2-112715.jpg Amid the ongoing debate about the U.S. accepting Syrian refugees, President Barack Obama argued providing refuge to some of the world's most vulnerable people is an American tradition.

NYSE2-112715.jpg Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Friday, as many traders remain away from their desks. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line, showing only modest moves.

Donald-Trump-112715.jpg Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is once again under fire after allegedly mocking a reporter with a physical disability, although the real estate tycoon has denied the accusations.

Pinkball-112715.jpg The world's first experience of day-night Test cricket unfurled at the Adelaide Oval Friday, when the third Test between Australia and New Zealand started at 2 pm local time, with players using a pink ball, replacing the traditional white. Except for pink ball, which has been designed to be visible in natural light and under floodlights, all other playing conditions remained unchanged. The firs

Wallstreet2-112715.jpg With many traders likely to remain away from their desks, stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently mixed, with the Dow futures down by 17 points and the Nasdaq futures up by 11.5 points.

germanconsconfidence-112715.jpg German consumer confidence is set to ease for a fourth straight month in December, as the high influx of migrants raise fears of unemployment and thus hurt economic and income expectations in the biggest euro area economy. The forward-looking consumer confidence index dropped to 9.3 from 9.4 in November, results of a monthly survey by GfK showed Friday. Economists had expected a score of 9.2.

baby-flags-112715.jpg Uterus transplantation is a medical breakthrough which gives hope to women with uterine factor infertility, i.e. women who were born without a uterus or with a damaged uterus, to bear a baby.

AIDS-death-112715.jpg The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, according to new data released by UNICEF Friday. AIDS is the number one cause of death among adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally. Among HIV-affected populations, adolescents are the only group for which the mortality figures are not decreasing. In sub-Saharan Africa, t

eurozoneecoconfidence-112715.jpg Eurozone economic confidence remained unchanged in November at the highest level seen since mid-2011, results of a closely watched survey revealed Friday. The economic confidence index came in at 106.1, unchanged from October, the monthly survey from the European Commission showed. This was the highest score since May 2011, when the reading was 106.6.

wallstreet-041012_25Nov15.jpg Stock futures point to a mixed open on Friday as trading resumes for an abbreviated session after the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The markets will shut earlier at 1:00 p.m. ET. As of 6:15 am ET, the Dow futures were down 4 points, while the S&P 500 futures were up 1.50 points and the Nasdaq 100 futures...

GolarLNG-112715.jpg Liquefied natural gas shipping company Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) is increasingly encouraged by the growing portfolio of interesting floating liquefaction technology or FLNG projects. The company expects a significant share of growth in the LNG market over the coming years to come from LNG replacing coal and oil based power generation.

European stocks are set to follow Asia lower on Friday in the wake of feeble data from China and Japan and rising tensions between Russia and Turkey. While Russia announced plans to impose a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey, the President of Turkey has refused to apologize for the jet downing...

Apple-Faceshift-112715.jpg Apple confirmed that it has bought face animation software firm Faceshift, although it was tight lipped about how it intends to use the new addition. The move is speculated as a bid to expand into virtual reality.

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