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Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets instead

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:30:12 GMT2017-02-26T21:30:12Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung's product showcase Sunday is notable for what's missing: a new flagship phone....

Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:02:16 GMT2017-02-26T18:02:16Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage....

What popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:42:26 GMT2017-02-26T13:42:26Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they're talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people....

AP sources: White House to propose boosting defense spending

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:55:45 GMT2017-02-27T03:55:45Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House will propose boosting defense spending and slashing funding for longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year....

Boscov's chairman remembered as energetic businessman

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:54:41 GMT2017-02-27T00:54:41Z

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Late department store chairman Albert Boscov was remembered as an energetic businessman, a caring person and a tireless cheerleader for the city he loved....

Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:45:17 GMT2017-02-27T04:45:17Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Negotiators from 16 Asian countries are meeting in the Japanese port city of Kobe this week for talks on a regional trade pact that could supplant the Trans-Pacific Partnership rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump....

Insider Q&A: Allergan CEO on impact of limiting price hikes

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:28:30 GMT2017-02-26T17:28:30Z

As drugmakers pushed back against rising criticism over sky-high U.S. prescription drug prices, one pharmaceutical company went public with a pledge....

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:01:37 GMT2017-02-26T13:01:37Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight....

Asian markets lower as investors look to Trump speech

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:17:01 GMT2017-02-27T04:17:01Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stock markets were lower Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress this week for details of promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending....

Improved technology saves maple syrup producers time, energy

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:59:38 GMT2017-02-26T18:59:38Z

UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) -- Maple syrup doesn't get that rich flavor and color in an instant. It's a long process from tree to bottle....