Monthly archives: October, 2016

Consumer spending rebounded in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers boosted their spending in September at the fastest pace in three months, while their incomes grew by a modest amount. Consumer spending increased 0.5 percent, a significant rebound from August when spending fell 0.1 percent, the Commerce Department said Monday. The increase was led by a 1.3 percent surge in spending …

France ends military mission in troubled Central Africa

By Afp Published: 08:41 EST, 31 October 2016 | Updated: 08:41 EST, 31 October 2016 France on Monday formally ended its peacekeeping mission in the former French colony of Central African Republic (CAR), the theatre of bloody clashes between rival militias. “The page has been turned,” French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said at a …