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Push, pull or drag it in: For the first time, Apple is accepting banged-up iPhones as trade-ins for folks wanting to upgrade. Cupertino will pay up to $350 for late-model phones without cracked screens or broken buttons, and up to $200 for damaged late-model phones.

No word on how much you might get for a phone you dropped in the toilet.

Better safe than sorry: Banking giant HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the federal government and nearly all the states over mortgage lending and foreclosure abuses that contributed to the 2008 economic meltdown.

Top HSBC officials didn’t want to wait another year and face the risk of tar and feathering being added to the fine by President Bernie Sanders.

Fair dinkum food pyramid: An Australian nonprofit has created a food pyramid that uses images of food to help Aussies make healthy eating choices. For instance, peas, lentils and bok choi are illustrated with plant-based foods.

Also, Vegemite and Foster’s Lager are pictured in the section devoted to revolting things only Aussies eat and drink

Mark Carlson, Herald staff

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