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France should post economic growth of 0.5 percent in the last quarter of this year, the central bank said Monday, citing a "clear" rise in manufacturing and deliveries in most sectors. The Bank said there had also been a "slight increase" in November in the performance of the services sector, citing IT and transport.
DENVER (AP) — A man who cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon is in jail after being arrested in Denver over allegations of domestic violence.
The German economic engine, one of the key drivers of recovery in the 17-country eurozone, appears to be stalling, with industrial output declining and exports nearly grinding to a halt, data showed on Monday. Amid repeated criticism that Germany is not doing enough to help pull its eurozone partners out of the economic doldrums, new trade data on Monday showed that German imports from the single currency area grew by 3.4 percent in October, while its exports to that region slipped by 0.1 percent. Germany has come under increasing fire for its persistently high trade surplus recently, with critics arguing that its economic robustness came at the expense of the eurozone's weaker members. In seasonally adjusted terms, Germany exported goods worth 92.9 billion euros ($127 billion) in October, up only fractionally from 92.7 billion euros in September, Destatis said in a statement.