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US economy expanded at brisk 3.3 pct. pace in third quarter

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In this Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, shoppers wait in a checkout line at a J.C. Penney store in Glendale, Calif. The U.S. economy grew at an annual pace of 3.3 percent from July through September, fastest in three years. The U.S. Commerce Department said Wednesday, Nov. 29, that third-quarter growth exceeded the 3 percent expansion it originally reported. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Led by a rise in business investment, the U.S. economy grew at an annual pace of 3.3 percent from July through September, its fastest rate in three years.