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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea on Friday.Samsung's announcement Wednesday marks the first time the Korean company has released a flagship smartp ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian spacecraft was nearing its final destination in orbit around Mars on Wednesday, with scientists hoping a success will launch the nation into an elite club of deep-space explorers.If the Mars Orbiter Mission, affectiona ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra posted record revenue Wednesday but signaled a tougher year ahead for farmers by cutting its projected payout to them.The cut reflects a drop since February of more than 40 percent ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Citizens Financial Group Inc. has raised about $3 billion in its initial public offering of stock that was priced at $21.50 a share, below the expected range.The U.S. banking unit of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group said late Tue ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own sessions.The only ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department.In a speech Tuesday in New York City, Attor ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis' lobbying for a Winter Classic in his NHL team's home city began with an email sent to Commissioner Gary Bettman the moment the league's first New Year's Day game was played in 2008."The fi ...more

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Grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria rattled global stock markets on Tuesday. Most of the damage was felt in Europe, which fell sharply after a closely watched gauge of business activity for the region fell to a nine-month low. The di ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The World Trade Organization has sharply reduced its forecast for global trade growth this year, pointing to uneven economic growth in countries including China and the U.S.The WTO said Tuesday that its economists are now predictin ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $4.7675 a bushel; Dec corn was 3 cents lower at $3.2725 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.3650 a bushel; ...more