Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 8:10am
U.S. stocks are mostly higher Friday morning after the government said the economy broke out of its recent slump and grew faster than expected during the third quarter. Real estate and basic materials companies are trading higher. That's helping outweigh big losses for several health care companies as weak results from prescription drug maker McKesson and biotech giant Amgen pull the sector lower.
Munir Ahmed, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 8:00am
Pakistani police have charged with batons and fired tear gas at stone-throwing supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan who are rallying in Islamabad in defiance of a government-imposed ban on demonstrations.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 7:23am
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.9 percent rate in the July-September quarter, the strongest pace in two years, as the battered export sector rebounded and businesses finally began restocking their shelves at a faster clip.
Traces of mineral oil in some brands of bitter chocolate and a doughnut variety have led several Austrian supermarkets and IKEA Germany to pull products off their shelves. But others have not followed suit.