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airport-jfk-053016.jpg The holiday throng seeking to take a flight out to their preferred destinations at the at New York's Kennedy International Airport ahead of the Memorial Day holiday were in for a rude shock. Technology played a spoilsport, as a computer system broke down Sunday evening at a terminal, causing flight delays and cancellations that resulted in manual check-in process for thousands of holiday passeng

Asian-Markets2_30May16.jpg European stocks may follow Wall Street higher on Monday after investors took in their stride comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen that a rate hike "in the coming months" would be appropriate, if the U.S. economy continues to improve. U.S. stocks posted modest gains on Friday to cap off their strongest...

Pharma053016.jpg Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. expects to report data from a phase II trial of CF101, conducted by its subsidiary OphthaliX, in the treatment of glaucoma and related syndromes of ocular hypertension next month.

FDA-thumb-042916.jpg The month of May saw the FDA greenlight 5 new drugs, including 1 new molecular entity, and surprisingly turn down 1 drug candidate, whose approval was considered a no-brainer by some experts.

wallstreet-011215_27May16.jpg With traders seeming to shrug off concerns about higher interest rates, stocks managed to end Friday's trading mostly higher. The gains on the day lifted the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 their best closing levels in over a month.

wallstreet3-121214_27May16.jpg Stocks saw some volatility as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke at an event at Harvard University on Friday, but the major averages are currently all in positive territory as the trading day winds down.

WMD-052716.jpg A poll conducted ahead of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday found that Americans are divided over the U.S. decision to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities near the end of World War II.

MarcoRubio-052716.jpg Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continues to say he will not run for re-election this year, but that has not stopped fellow Republicans from pushing him to get into the race. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was the latest member of the GOP to urge Marco to run in a post on Twitter on Thursday.

wallstreet2-121214_27May16.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Friday. With the gains on the day, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have once again reached their best intraday levels in a month.

Obama-052716.jpg Speaking at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama urged humanity to learn from the mistakes of the past in an effort to make war less likely and cruelty less easily accepted.

wallstreet-112814_27May16.jpg Stocks have moved moderately higher in morning trading on Friday after ending the previous session roughly flat. With the upward move, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have reached their best intraday levels in about a month.

CONSUMER-RETAIL_27May16.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. improved by less than initially estimated in the month of May, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday, although the consumer sentiment index remained at an eleven-month high.

Sears-052716.jpg While reporting a wider loss for the first quarter, Sears Holdings Corp. said it has decided to "aggressively evaluate" all potential alternatives for its top brands - Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard or KCD, and the Sears Home Services or SHS businesses. Sears has retained Citigroup Global Markets and LionTree Advisors to assist in its efforts.

msft-fb-052716.jpg Microsoft and Facebook Thursday announced a joint plan to lay a new, state-of-the art subsea cable across the Atlantic. Microsoft and Facebook said the new MAREA —Spanish for "tide"— giant underwater cable will help meet the growing demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for their customers. The parties have cleared conditions to go "Contract-In-Force" with th

USGDP-052716.jpg While the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing stronger than previously estimated U.S. economic growth in the first quarter, the pace of growth still reflects a significant slowdown. The report said the pace of growth in gross domestic product was upwardly revised to 0.8 percent.

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