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Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

NEW YORK (AP) -- It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens - and their top-end price tags - and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a third of the cost....
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Review: 3 cheap smartphones to consider

NEW YORK (AP) -- The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price....
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Global stocks gain after China rate cut

BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stocks rose Monday after China's surprise interest rate cut as investors looked ahead to European inflation data due out this week and an OPEC meeting to discuss oil production levels....
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German business confidence up after long decline

BERLIN (AP) -- A closely-watched survey shows German business confidence rose in November, putting an end to six consecutive months of declines....
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Health care M&A leads global deal surge

In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout....
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Belgian strike paralyzes Antwerp port

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium....
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Questions, answers about Detroit's bankruptcy

DETROIT (AP) -- A judge on Nov. 7 signed off on Detroit's plan to emerge from bankruptcy, but he didn't specify when that would happen. A specific date is expected to be discussed during a court hearing Monday....
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Syngenta, Swiss agribusiness, targets 1,800 jobs

GENEVA (AP) -- Agrochemicals giant Syngenta says it is eliminating or reshuffling 1,800 jobs globally as part of a $1 billion cost-cutting program to boost earnings....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think the Keystone XL Pipeline will ever be approved? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
93%
No:
7%
Total Votes: 10,389

Yesterday's Poll

How would you rate the job being done by the U.S. Postal Service?

Fair to Poor:
66%
Good:
23%
Excellent:
11%
Yes:
0%
Total Votes: 10,122