US FDA approves AcelRx Pharma's opioid pain drug

By Manas Mishra and Aakash B (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc’s opioid-based treatment for pain to be used under strict medical supervision, with the agency’s chief highlighting reasons for the approval in a rare move. The regulator’s decision comes as the U.S. opioid crisis reaches epidemic …

Starbucks global same-store sales rise more than expected, shares surge

By Aishwarya Venugopal (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp on Thursday reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly sales at established stores as it benefited from higher prices in the United States and a rebound in China, sending its shares up nearly 9 percent. The world’s largest coffee chain is battling intense competition in the United States, its …

WIAA State Volleyball & Soccer Tournaments Begin

GREEN BAY, WI (WSAU-WIAA) — The high school State tournaments for girls volleyball and boys soccer begin today. Here are the schedules: 2018 State Girls Volleyball Tournament ScheduleThursday-Saturday, Nov. 1-3Resch Center, Green Bay, WI    Thursday, Nov. 1 – Division 1 Quarterfinals Session 1 – 4:30 p.m. (Upper Bracket) #1 Arrowhead (45-6) vs. Waukesha West (34-10) …

Wall Street opens lower, healthy GDP growth dulls corporate slowdown pain

By Amy Caren Daniel (Reuters) – U.S. stocks plunged on Friday as grim earnings reports from Amazon and Alphabet rekindled a rush to dump technology and high-growth stocks, but data showing economic growth in the last quarter slowed less than expected provided some relief. The Nasdaq dropped nearly 2 percent, sharply cutting its gains for …

iPhone promotional offers help Verizon beat phone subscriber estimates

By Sheila Dang and Akanksha Rana (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for profit and net new phone subscribers, helped by the popularity of its promotional offers subsidizing Apple Inc’s latest iPhones. The largest U.S. wireless carrier knocked up to $750 off the price of some of Apple’s new phones, …