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Bank Of America Buys MBNA

Gives BofA 20 million more customers

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LG & Sears Kenmore Refrigerator Recall

A faulty component in the condenser fan motor can short circuit. This could cause the condenser fan motor to overheat, posing a potential fire hazard to co...

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Cardsystems Named in Class Action Suit

A class action lawsuit has been filed by California credit card holders and merchants against Cardsystems Solutions, Inc. and others alleging a failure to ...

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Latest Mad Cow Was Born in Texas, USDA Confirms

The cow was slaughtered last November for use in pet food

Latest Mad Cow Was Born in Texas, USDA Confirms...

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Indiana Nursing Home Fined After Resident Burns to Death

Indiana Nursing Home Fined After Resident Burns to Death...

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Primera Chorizos Spanish Brand Sausage

Primera Chorizos Spanish Brand Sausage...

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Polaris Expands ATV Recall

ATVs were assembled with possibly defective Electronic Control Module which may fail and overheat. Excessive heat could cause a fire, possibly resulting in...

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Suit Challenges Credit Card Fees

Small banks sue big banks

Suit Challenges Credit Card Fees...

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New Banking Regulation Tightens Overdraft Fee Disclosure Rules

Banks have to be more upfront about their chards

New Banking Regulation Tightens Overdraft Fee Disclosure Rules...

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Arizona Sues Over Vehicle Sublease Scheme

State claims sublease schemes often harmed consumers' credit

U.S. Auto Management Corporation of Phoenix and Auto Payment Solutions, are being sued by the state of AZ on charges the companies engaged in a vehicle sub...

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Toyota Recalls Scion tC to Fix Wind Deflector

Toyota Recalls Scion tC to Fix Wind Deflector...

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Ford Agrees to Settle Plastic Manifold Lawsuit

Owners may get reimbursement of at least $735

Ford Agrees to Settle Plastic Manifold Lawsuit...

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Kids and Fireworks Don't Mix

Washington University emergency medicine specialist at St. Louis Children's Hospital says, for safety's sake, parents and children should leave the firewor...

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Global Healings Ordered to Pay Restitution to Florida Consumers

Company Claimed Its Bond Eliminated the Need for Insurance

Global Healings Ordered to Pay Restitution to Florida Consumers...

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Latest Security Breach Exposes 40 Million Credit Card Accounts to Potential Fraud

Latest Security Breach Exposes 40 Million Credit Card Accounts to Potential Fraud...

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Wrongful Death Suit Charges House Fire Started in Ford Pickup Truck

Woman was killed, her husband injured when their Iowa home burned to the ground

Wrongful Death Suit Charges House Fire Started in Ford Pickup Truck...

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Bomb Sniffers Coming To Major Airports

TSA will soon be installing exposive detection devices at major airports

Bomb Sniffers Coming To Major Airports...

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BJS Wholesale Club Settles FTC Charges

Lax Security Compromised Thousands of Credit and Debit Cards

BJs Wholesale Club, Inc. has agreed to settle FTC charges that its failure to take appropriate security measures was an unfair practice that violated feder...

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Five Worst Summer Jobs

Working to help save for college, contribute to your family's budget, or just to enjoy some spending cash is a great idea, but teenagers and parents need t...

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VW Fined $1.1 Million for Clean Air Violations

More than 300,000 cars had defective oxygen sensors

VW Fined $1.1 Million for Clean Air Violations...

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California Gets More Crude Oil Storage Capacity Under Antitrust Agreement

Increased storage capacity should give some stability to gas prices

California Gets More Crude Oil Storage Capacity Under Antitrust Agreement...

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Banks Levy Big Overdraft Loan Fees Without Permission, Study Finds

Consumers Paying Up to $22 Billion Per Year in Overdraft Fees

Banks Levy Big Overdraft Loan Fees Without Permission, Study Finds...

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Study Links Ibuprofen, Other Pain Relievers To Heart Risk

Risk rose 24 percent among one group in the study

Study Links Ibuprofen, Other Pain Relievers To Heart Risk...

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Feds Say Hands-Free Cell Phone Use Ineffective

Cell Phone Use Contributes to Crashes

Feds Say Hands-Free Cell Phone Use Ineffective...

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Cell Phones May Harm Sperm Cells, British Study Finds

The Price of Mobility: Decreased Motility

Cell Phones May Harm Sperm Cells, British Study Finds...

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New Forms of Credit Scoring

New Opportunity Or New Set of Problems?

Many "nontraditional" models of credit scoring have been put into practice by lenders as a way of gauging a customer's ability to pay their debts....

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WV Sues "Labor Law Poster Service"

While state and federal laws require that the posters be displayed in the workplace, they may be obtained free of charge

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AT&T Settles Minnesota Suit

The agreement settles the state's claim that AT&T erroneously billed some 25,939 Minnesota citizens

The state of Minnesota and AT&T have reached an agreement that resolves the consumer protection lawsuit filed against the long distance carrier....

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Mintek Recalls Portable DVD Player Batteries

Mintek Recalls Portable DVD Player Batteries...

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Fake Money Orders Circulated In Arkansas

While the U.S. Treasury has taken steps to make it harder to counterfeit American currency, it's still apparently easy to make up fake money orders

While the U.S. Treasury has taken steps to make it harder to counterfeit American currency, it's still apparently easy to make up fake money orders....

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Arizona Sues Alleged Foreclosure Scam Operators

Company allegedly misled homeowners into signing over their homes to avoid foreclosure

Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has filed suit against Virtual Realty Company, charging it misled homeowners into signing over their homes to avoid ...

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Northwest Airlines Seeks Replacement Flight Attendants

The move is seen as leverage as bargaining talks open

Northwest Airlines Seeks Replacement Flight Attendants...

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WaMu Buys Providian

Both Companies Have Long Histories of Customer Dissatisfaction

"These giant companies are eating up the American Dream and owning it while kicking people out on the streets!" exclaimed one exasperated customer....

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Front Airbags Risky for Teens

A new study suggests teens are better off staying out of the front seat of airbag-equipped cars until they're almost old enough to get behind the wheel....

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Study: Living Near Power Lines May Increase Cancer Risk In Children

Study: Living Near Power Lines May Increase Cancer Risk In Children...

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Michigan Finds Hundreds of Criminals Working in Nursing Homes

Michigan Finds Hundreds of Criminals Working in Nursing Homes...

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Thinking of Buying a Hybrid? Do the Math!

Hybrids May Not Be the Most Economical choice...

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Illinois Sues Envelope-Stuffing Promoter

Get paid to stuff envelopes? Not likely

Illinois Sues Envelope-Stuffing Promoter...

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Ford Urges Replacing Tires After Six Years

Feds Still Considering Petition Seeking Tire Dating

Ford Urges Replacing Tires After Six Years...

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Brake Problems Plague Silverado Owners

A lot of Chevrolet Silveradopickup owners have become very cautious drivers

A lot of Chevrolet Silverado pickup owners have become very cautious drivers. The brakes take so long to stop the truck that consumers complain of nearly h...

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Study Suggests Pain Reliever, Breast Cancer Link

Researchers think women who use aspirin, ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) on a regular basis could increase their risks of breast cancer

Study Suggests Pain Reliever, Breast Cancer Link...

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