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

Cops: Man who shot 2 Boston officers didn't have gun license

BOSTON (AP) — A man who shot and wounded two police officers responding to a report of a domestic disturbance was armed with a tactical shotgun and wearing body armor but didn't have a gun license, authorities said Thursday.

  • Written by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer