Wallstreet-013013_20Oct17.jpg Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading session on Friday following the mixed performance seen in the previous session. With the upward move on the day, the major averages once again reached new record closing highs.

AfghanNationalArmy-102017.jpg A new report shows a substantial number of Afghan security personnel have gone Absent Without Leave, or AWOL, while training within the U.S. The report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction found that 152 Afghan trainees have gone AWOL since 2005.

Iran-NucleaDeal-102017.jpg A vast majority of Americans think the U.S. should not withdraw from an international agreement aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons, according to the results of a new CNN poll. The poll found that 67 percent of Americans think the U.S. should not withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

Trump-Smile-102017.jpg President Donald Trump has reportedly offered his support to three Republican Senators that former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has indicated he would like to unseat. Citing five people familiar with the calls, a report from Politico said Trump spoke with Senators John Barrasso, R-Wyo.,...

IkeaDresser-102017.jpg Another baby has reportedly died after a recalled Ikea dresser tipped over. Two-year-old Jozef Dudek of California is reportedly the eighth child to be killed by the Ikea dresser that was recalled in June 2016. The family's lawyer said the three-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over and crushed the baby...

wallstreet2-103112_20Oct17.jpg After showing an early move to the upside, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Friday. With the upward move on the day, the major averages have once again reached new record intraday highs.

sunwingair-102017.jpg A passenger has filed a lawsuit against Canadian budget airline Sunwing Airlines for serving him cheap sparkling wine instead of champagne on board a flight, according to media reports. The Canadian passenger, Daniel MacDuff, reportedly boarded his Sunwing flight to Cuba in February, on a flight package that advertised a complimentary on-board champagne toast.

Patty-Murray-Lamar-102017.jpg Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced Thursday that twenty-two other Senators are cosponsoring their bipartisan plan to provide short-term stability to Obamacare. The bipartisan bill includes a two-year extension of the cost-sharing...

Tesla-102017.jpg Tesla Motors Inc.'s new mass-market Model 3 Sedan will likely earn an average reliability score from Consumer Reports, the magazine said Thursday. he magazine said while it does not have data yet specifically from Model 3 owners, it makes predictions on every new and redesigned vehicle based on the manufacturer's history and data from vehicles that share major components.

LupitaNyongo-Weinstein-102017.jpg Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyongo is the latest among a series of celebrities to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. More than 40 women have accused the Hollywood film producer of sexual misconduct, including in rape, groping, and harassment, though he has "unequivocally denied" any allegations...

wallstreet-112014_20Oct17.jpg After ending the previous session mixed, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of morning trading on Friday. The major averages have all moved to the upside, once again reaching new record intraday highs.

JeffImmelt-GE-102017.jpg General Electrical's former CEO Jeff Immelt have been using an empty plane as a standby to accompany his private jet, Wall Street reported. Quoting familiar sources, the report said empty jet used to be parked away to avoid attention. There were strict instructions to pilots not to discuss openly about the accompanying empty plane.

ExistingHomeSales-102017.jpg After reporting U.S. existing home sales at their lowest level in a year in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Friday showing an unexpected rebound in existing home sales in the month of September. NAR said existing home sales climbed by 0.7 percent.

Capitol-102017.jpg Americans' approval of Congress has fallen to its lowest level in well over a year, according to the results of a new Gallup poll released on Friday. Just 13 percent of Americans approve of the way Congress is handling its job, down from 16 percent last month.

MasterCard-102017.jpg Mastercard Inc. said that after April 2018, customers will no longer be required to sign for any purchases they made on the card at retail. The company added that the change, which will apply to both credit and debit cards, will not have any negative impact on safety.

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