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  • Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet

    Updated: 55 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software — specifically, what's not in it. After a...

  • BMW recalls nearly 49K motorcycles; rear wheel can loosen

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight. The recall covers multiple models including certain 2005-2010 R1200GS and R1200RT motorcycles, as well as the 2006-2010 R1200GS...

  • US recovers $5.5M for underpaid New Jersey gas attendants

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. (AP) — The federal government says it has collected $5.5 million for 1,100 New Jersey gas station attendants who were denied minimum wage and overtime payments. The payments go back to a 2010 initiative by the federal Labor Department, which found widespread...

  • Business events scheduled for the coming month

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    All times are Eastern WEDNESDAY, April 1 WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for March, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for February, 10 a.m. DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for March. TOKYO — BOJ...

  • Gov. Walker in Texas, out of sight during immigration flap

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WESLACO, Texas (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker left a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border without addressing questions being raised about his stance on immigration. The likely Republican presidential contender remained invisible to reporters on Friday during a visit that could have...

  • Arrowhead, Kauffman stadiums' food service fires manager

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A food safety manager at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City says he was fired after complaining about dirty conditions. Jon Costa shared with ESPN's "Outside the Lines" a letter that he said came from his former employer, Aramark. The March 17...

  • White House: Chemical safety board head resigns

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is operating without a permanent leader. Its chairman has been forced to resign, following accusations of mismanagement. A White House official says Rafael Moure-Eraso (rah-fah-YEL' moh-RAY' eh-RAH'-soh) stepped down Thursday at the...

  • US probes 2 VW models for steering column control failure

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that a steering column control computer can fail on two Volkswagen models, knocking out the horn and air bags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it received nine reports of the problem on the 2012...

  • US stock indexes are mostly higher at end of a tough week

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly higher in midday trading after four straight days of losses. The price of oil fell for the first time in a week Friday. It jumped the day before on worries that conflict in the Middle East would affect the flow of crude from the region. The Dow...

  • Ski lift firm issues safety warning after chairlift accident

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. ski resorts are being warned to check more than 100 chairlifts after engineers identified a design flaw believed to have contributed to an accident that injured seven people at Sugarloaf in Maine. Partek Ski Lifts, based in Pine Island, New York, issued a...

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