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Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass....

Q&A on Samsung's new mobile pay: Here's what's we know
NEW YORK (AP) -- Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes....

Congress' dysfunction not limited to Homeland Security fight
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption....

Small SUVs, pricey sports cars dominate at Geneva auto show
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things at this year's Geneva International Motor Show. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so much - thanks to cheaper gas and limits on battery life....

Ukraine's new US-born finance chief enduring baptism by fire
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- War-torn Ukraine is a long way from Wood Dale, Illinois....

Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 million
NEW YORK (AP) -- Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star....

Annual report offers new clues about Buffett's successor
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he's built as Berkshire Hathaway's CEO over the past 50 years, but he's also willing to admit making a few costly mistakes along the way....

Greece will not seek another bailout, prime minister says
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece won't seek a third bailout deal, the prime minister said Saturday, having succeeded in separating the loan agreement from the "disastrous" austerity conditions imposed with the willing cooperation of previous governments....

China's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February
BEIJING (AP) -- An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, according to official data released Sunday....

Germany trusts Greece to fulfill bailout terms
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's finance minister said Sunday that he trusts Greece's current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if it didn't....

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