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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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...
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 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.
Amgen (AMGN) has submitted its Biologics License Application with the FDA for ABP 501, a biosimilar candidate to AbbVie's (ABBV) Humira. The filing represents Amgen's first BLA submission using the 351(k) biosimilar pathway.
An unprecedented response is expected from online buyers for Thanksgiving and Black Friday this year, according to BestBlackFriday.com. Thanksgiving day spending at brick and mortar stores is expected to be about $3.79 billion, up about 19 percent from 2014, says its research guide for Black Friday 2015. That upswing is due mostly to the increased number of stores opening on Thanksgiving this yea
The first trial of Li-Fi in Tallinn, Estonia showed that the new technology is hundred times faster than Wi-Fi connections. Once the pilot tests are over, potentially Li-Fi will be in high demand and be the future technology for transmitting wireless data.
Uber, the ride sharing app, with deep roots in the U.S. and other parts of the world, is trying to expand aggressively in China. In a matter of few months, China might surpass U.S. as the largest market. Uber is planning to invest 986 million for China expansion.