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Report: Samsung has temporarily halted production of the Galaxy Note 7 after five replacement devices exploded

The nightmare gets worse. After new reports that batteries in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones have continued to melt down or explode, Korea’s Yonhap News Agency cites unnamed sources saying the Korean company has now stopped production of the devices entirely, if temporarily. 

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Five Note 7s that were replaced as part of a global recall have now reportedly exploded. The latest happened over the weekend in Texas, the Verge reports. 

Earlier today, reports emerged that both AT&T and T-Mobile have announced that they will no longer distribute replacement Note 7 phones. 

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