British economy grows more than expected after Brexit vote
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Nigerian union says oil firms sack 3,000 workers, asks government to step in
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Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1
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Cubs rout Indians, return home level in World Series
The Chicago Cubs are coming home with a chance to win their first World Series crown since 1908 in front of their devoted but long-suffering supporters. Jake Arrieta threw five hitless innings and the Cubs captured their first World Series triumph since 1945 by routing the Cleveland Indians 5-1 Wednesday to level Major League Baseball's best-of-seven championship showdown at one win each. The Cubs are trying to end the longest title drought in American sports history and could do it in Chicago starting Friday by sweeping the next three games at iconic 102-year-old Wrigley Field.
Volkswagen raises earnings outlook as it returns to profit
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) ? Volkswagen raised its earnings outlook Thursday after bouncing back to a profit of 2.34 billion euros ($2.55 billion) in the third quarter from a large loss a year earlier, when it took a big charge from its car emissions scandal.
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Sterling and gilt yields rise after UK growth beats expectationsSterling hit a one-week high against the dollar and British bond yields surged to a post-Brexit peak after data showed the country grew at a faster than expected pace in the third quarter, reducing chances of an interest rate cut in the near term. Compared with the third quarter of last year, growth picked up to 2.3 percent, the strongest pace in more than a year, according to the preliminary figures from the Office for National Statistics.