LONDON (AP) - The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business group warned Sunday. The Confederation of British Industry said these plans could include cutting jobs, adjusting supply chains outside the U.K., stockpiling goods and relocating production and services overseas.
BERLIN (AP) - German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle. A spokesman for Halle police, Ralf Karlstedt, said Sunday the man was trying break open the ticket machine, together with two others aged 15 and 20. The alleged accomplices have been arrested. The local man was discovered lying in a pool of blood by a train driver shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday. He died shortly afterward in the hospital.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 so-called "opportunity zones" have been set up in all 50 states to lure investors and developers with tax breaks.
BEIJING (AP) - China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz Friday to shore up confidence in its sagging stock market. Growth in the quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.5 percent over a year earlier from the previous quarter's 6.7 percent, official data showed. It was the slowest rate since early 2009.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - German automaker Daimler lowered its profit outlook for the second time this year on Friday and reported reduced third-quarter profits due to regulatory and diesel emissions issues. The company said its group operating profit would be "significantly below" last year's, instead of "slightly lower" as forseen in July. A similar downgrade applied to expectations for the Mercedes-Benz luxury car division, a pillar of the company's earnings.
BEIJING (AP) - Global stocks were mixed Friday after data showed Chinese economic growth slowed more than expected but officials moved to shore up the country's markets. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX lost 0.3 percent to 11,556 and France's CAC-40 sank 0.8 percent to 5,078. London's FTSE 100 was flat at 7,028 and Italy's FTSE MIB dropped 1.3 percent to 18,831 amid concerns about a spat with the EU over the country's budget.
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