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Virus Spreading Through Emailed Screensaver

Computer security specialists are warning of a widespread email spam campaign that poses as a screensaver, designed to install a Trojan horses and rootkits...

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Pet Thefts Feed Dogfighting Craze

Stolen Pets Used as "Bait," Sold for Medical Research

If your pet is stolen, authorities say you should not over-describe your pet in a lost ad -- let the caller describe the animal to you. Only give a reward ...

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Bush "Slowly Killing" Consumer Safety Agency

Sole Democratic Commissioner Complains of Budget, Staff Cuts

Bush 'Slowly Killing' Consumer Safety Agency, Commissioner Complains...

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The 411 on Free 411

Information Doesn't Have to be Expensive

You can continue to throw out your money, or you can build your bank account by checking out two free directory assistance services available today....

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Depression Not a Normal Part of Aging

The Healthy Geezer

Depression Not a Normal Part of Aging...

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Home Sales Slump Points To Bigger Market Troubles

Dow Jones Falls 400 Points on Fears of Widening Losses

Home Sales Slump Points To Bigger Market Troubles...

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Lone Congressman Can't Kill Amtrak

A congressman's bid to derail Amtrak has been squashed by his colleagues

Lone Congressman Cant Kill Amtrak...

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Hip Protectors Dont Protect Elderly In Falls: Study

Shock-absorbing hip pads don't do the job

Hip Protectors Dont Protect Elderly In Falls: Study...

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MySpace Deletes More Sex Offenders

Rupert Murdoch's Site Deletes 29,000 More Potential Predators

MySpace Deletes More Sex Offenders...

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Court OKs Rebate Lawsuit against Cingular/AT&T

Firm Advertises Cash Rebate But Sends "Reward Card

Court OKs Rebate Lawsuit against Cingular/AT&T...

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Honda Civic GX is the Greenest Car in U.S.

The Meanest is a Diesel

Honda Civic GX is the Greenest Car in U.S....

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Roof Crush Summit Highlights Safety Shortcomings

Government Lapdogs Roll Over for Automakers

Roof Crush Summit Highlights Safety Shortcomings...

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Google, AT&T Square Off Over Wireless Broadband

Clash of the Titans

Google, AT&T Square Off Over Wireless Broadband...

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Contractor Mishandles Private Data on 580,000 Military Personnel

Contractor Mishandles Private Data on 580,000 Military Personnel...

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Short Workouts Burn More Fat than Longer Sessions

Researchers conducted the first known study to compare these two exercise methods -- exercising continually in one long bout versus breaking up the same wo...

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China Pledges Improvements In Food Safety

The pledge follows a string of recalls and consumer warnings

China Pledges Improvements In Food Safety...

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Are Used Hybrids a Pig in a Poke?

Battery Replacement Can Be Very Expensive

Are Used Hybrids a Pig in a Poke?...

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Researchers Find "Restless Leg" Gene

It's a major cause of insomnia and sleep disruption

Researchers Find 'Restless Leg' Gene...

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Two Bear Stearns Hedge Funds Go Broke

The funds were heavily invested in subprime mortgages

Two Bear Stearns Hedge Funds Go Broke ...

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Newfoundland Breeders Despair After Deaths and Deformities

Many Blame Pet Food for their Breeding Problems

Newfoundland Breeders Despair After Deaths and Deformities...

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Short Runways Plague Brazil's Busiest Airport

Landing in Sao Paulo is like landing on an aircraft carrier, pilots say

Landing on the runway in Sao Paulo is like landing on an aircraft carrier, say pilots familiar with Brazils busiest airport. The runway has long been the s...

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Cigar Tax Could Rise to $10

It's Now Just a Nickel but Congress is Looking for Money

Cigar Tax Could Rise to $10: Cigarmakers and their customers are in a panic over a proposal to raise the federal tax on cigars, now a nickel, to as much as...

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Pfizer Keeps Data Breach Quiet

Six-Week Notification Delay Called "Problematic"

A data breach that involved 17,000 current and former employees of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer went unreported for six weeks after it was discovered....

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Gas Prices Bite Into Consumer Spending

Two in five say they have cut back

Gas Prices Bite Into Consumer Spending...

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Oregon Sues LA Weight Loss and Franchisee

Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers has filed suit against LA Weight Loss and an Oregon franchisee, accusing them of making false and misleading representa...

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Fight Over Manhunt 2 Could Get Nasty

Parents Object to Latest Violent Video Game

Fight Over Manhunt 2 Could Get Nasty...

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Scammers Channeling Publishers Clearing House

Callers are very professional but the pitch is bogus

If you are contacted by anyone claiming to represent Publishers Clearing House and they request payment of any amount to collect a prize, do not send any m...

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New World Order: Sweatshops R Us

Worried About Product Safety? How About Worker Safety?

It cuts both ways -- the workers who produce the toys, clothes and household gear are in much more danger than the consumer who ultimately buys the product...

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Last Minute Stay Of Execution For Web Radio

Retroactive Royalty Increases on Hold For Now

Last Minute Stay Of Execution For Web Radio...

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Pet Owner Sues Menu Foods, Kroger

Suit Charges Cat Food Contained Acetaminophen

Pet Owner Sues Menu Foods, Kroger...

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North Carolina Shutters We Buy Homes Scheme

Those ads on telephone poles? Don't believe them

A North Carolina court has ordered Charlotte Home Solutions to stop its operation that purported to buy homes and then resell them to buyers with poor cred...

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Verizon Signs Florida Anti-Cramming Agreement

AT&T, Embarq Earlier Agreed to Similar Terms

Verizon Signs Florida Anti-Cramming Agreement...

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Ameriquest to Pay $325 Million to Homeowners

Company Settles Predatory Lending Allegations

Ameriquest to Pay $325 Million to Homeowners...

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Consumers Bilked of $17.5 Billion in Overdraft Loans

System "Enormously Out of Balance," Report Finds

Consumers Bilked of $17.5 Billion in Overdraft Loans...

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AOL Pays $3 Million, Promises to Clean Up Cancellation Process

Agreement Also Clears Up "Spin-Off" Account Confusion

AOL Pays $3 Million, Promises to Clean Up Cancellation Process...

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FBI Uses Data Brokers, "Risk Scores" To Hunt Terrorists

FBI Uses Data Brokers, 'Risk Scores' To Hunt Terrorists...

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Can an Apple a Day Keep Asthma Away?

Poor Diet Linked to Respiratory Problems in Teens

Teenagers who have low dietary intakes of fruit, vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids are at greater risk of having asthma, emphasizing the importance of a b...

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Bird Flu Scare In Virginia

Suspected avian flu germs found in flock of turkeys

Bird Flu Scare In Virginia...

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Sprint: Don't Call Us, We'll Call You

Sprint: Don't Call Us, We'll Call You...

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Pet Food Company Denies Claim for Dead Dog

Nutro's Insurance Disclaims Responsibility for Sandyboy's Demise

Pet Food Company Denies Claim for Dead Dog...

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Kmart Still Selling Shatter-Prone Martha Stewart Tables

Eight Years of Shattered Glass, Broken Promises, Government Inaction

Kmart Continues Selling Shatter-Prone Glass Tables From Taiwan...

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Virus Lurks In Bogus E-Card Greeting

Virus Lurks In Bogus E-Card Greeting...

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Improved Paxil Settlement Hits YouTube

Video Informs Parents That Clock Is Ticking On $48 Million Payback Fund

Improved Paxil Settlement Hits YouTube...

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When Does Menopause Really Begin?

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When Does Menopause Really Begin?...

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Chinese Fireworks Malfunction at Virginia Celebrations

Fireworks Safer than Toothpaste?

Chinese Fireworks Malfunction at Virginia Celebrations...

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VIPER Teams Protect Transit Hubs

TSA team is ready to scramble when threats arise

VIPER Teams Protect Transit Hubs...

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Data Theft Leads To Breach of 2.3 Million Records

A database administrator employed by a subsidiary of payment processor Fidelity National stole the information of as many as 2.3 million customers and reso...

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Tattoo Removal a Growing Business

Young people have been paying good money to adorn their skin with tattoos. Now, an increasing number of not-so-young people are paying good money to have t...

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Wedding Bill Blues

Newlyweds Lose Control Of Credit Cards

Wedding Bill Blues: Enticed by visions of fairytale celebrations with expensive and lavish settings, many couples are racking up huge debt in the name of t...

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Toy Industry Defends Chinese Imports

Senator Calls for Creation of "Import Czar"

Toy Industry Defends Chinese Imports...

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Enlarged Prostate Doesn't Mean Cancer

The Healthy Geezer

Enlarged Prostate Doesn't Mean Cancer...

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