Navy's new destroyer rides like 'a really souped-up' SUV

BALTIMORE (AP) — What's a ride like in the Navy's largest and most sophisticated new destroyer? Capt. James Kirk compares it to "a really souped-up sport utility vehicle."

  • Written by BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press

Judges extend voter-registration in North Carolina, Georgia

Judges in Georgia and North Carolina on Friday ordered state election officials to extend voter-registration deadlines in some counties due to disruptions caused by Hurricane Matthew, which forced thousands of people to evacuate and temporarily closed some government offices.

  • Written by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press

Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least $5.3 billion

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Friday that the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 would cost the company about $3 billion during the current and next quarters, bringing the total cost of the recall to at least $5.3 billion.


US removes limits on bringing in Cuban rum, cigars

The Obama administration announced Friday that it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.

  • Written by MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press