Samsung releasing S9 smartphone

The new Samsung S9 is meant to take on Apple's iPhone X smartphone. (LilaMax Media)

The new Samsung S9 is meant to take on Apple's iPhone X smartphone. There are two versions: the S9 and the S9 Plus, which is 6.2 inches in screen size. The camera has dual apertures for better photos in dark locations and augmented reality for shopping, language translation and for trying on cosmetics. It comes in black, lilac, and coral blue. Pre-orders start Friday, and the new phones will be available in stores on March 16. The S9 costs $720 for an unlocked device, while the S9 Plus is available for $840.

The number of businesses that are cutting ties with the NRA is growing. Over the weekend, Delta and United airlines joined others in saying it would no longer honor discounts on flights to the NRA's annual meeting.

Rose cider is hoping to be the pink drink of the summer. Angry Orchard, MillerCoors, Strongbow and Bold Rock are just a few of the brands seeking to capitalize on the rose trend. Liquor companies hoping to reignite sales with special drinks like rose cider.

Dunkin' Donuts is partnering with Girl Scouts to introduce three flavors of Girl Scout cookie-inspired coffee to the world. The three new flavors are Caramel deLites, Do-si-dos and, of course, Thin Mints.

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