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Vendors Gouge Parents Over Scarce Zhu Zhu Pets

Shortage of popular toy causes price jumps

Vendors Gouge Parents Over Scarce Zhu Zhu Pets...

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States Step Up Pressure On Mortgage Fraud

Illinois, New Jersey among states taking action

Home mortgage modification has proved very hard to achieve. So, if a company makes it sound easy & promises they can make it happen, it may be wise to exer...

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Walmart Gets a Black Eye on Black Friday

Shoppers find advertised items sold out before sale begins

Black Friday sale has given Walmart a black eye with many of its customers who showed up before the crack of dawn Friday, only to find the sale items they ...

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Stork Craft Facing Wave of Lawsuits

Crib recall exposes flaws in Canadian consumer protection laws

Stork Craft Facing Wave of Lawsuits...

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Does It Really Pay To Go Shopping On Black Friday?

Many 'bargains' turn out not to be such bargains

Does It Really Pay To Go Shopping On Black Friday?...

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Consumers May Soon See Fewer Scam Ads

Google banning advertisers, not just ads, from its ad network

Consumers May Soon See Fewer Scam Ads...

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Toyota Announces Expanded Recall to Fix Runaway Acceleration

Accelerator pedals will be reshaped and replaced in Toyota, Lexus models

Toyota Announces Expanded Recall to Fix Runaway Acceleration...

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Recall of Drop-Side Cribs Continues 2009 Pattern

Feds acknowledge faster response is warranted

Recall of Drop-Side Cribs Continues 2009 Pattern 2009...

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Microsoft May Face Class Action Over Xbox Live Ban

Up to 1 million gamers barred for pirating games

Microsoft May Face Class Action Over Xbox Live Ban...

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Deadline For Chinese Drywall Claims Looms

Private class action claims due before December 2

Existing Home Sales Jump 10 Percent...

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Hy Cite Refunds Still Available to California Consumers

Brown: Company 'hoodwinked' consumers using deceptive tactics

Hy Cite Refunds Still Available to California Consumers...

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Social Networking Explodes As Job-Search Tool

Sites offer many benefits, but pitfalls abound

Social Networking Explodes As Job-Search Tool...

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Consumer Reports Takes on Pushy Retail Practices

New campaign unveils survey of top holiday shoppping turnoffs

Consumer Reports Takes on Pushy Retail Practices...

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Stork Craft, Fisher-Price Cribs Recalled

At least four deaths blamed on recalled drop-side cribs

Stork Craft, Fisher-Price Cribs Recalled...

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Feds Find Link Between Chinese Drywall And Corrosion In Homes

CPSC to look into possible fixes

Feds Find Link Between Chinese Drywall And Corrosion In Homes...

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Consumers Warned About 'The Twelve Scams of Christmas'

Cybercriminals take advantage of the holiday season

Consumers Warned About 'The Twelve Scams of Christmas'...

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Barnes & Noble Enters E-Book Wars

But Nook is in short supply until January, dampening its holiday prospects

Barnes & Noble Enters E-Book Wars...

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CSPI Gives Movie Popcorn Two Thumbs Down

Lab tests show theater snacks pack on calories, sodium

"Sitting through a two-hour movie isn't exactly like climbing Mt. Everest," Hurley said. "Why do theaters think they need to feed us like it is?"...

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California Targets Church Kiosk Scammers

Attorney General says 30 churches sold shoddy equipment

"Instead, the churches were enticed into expensive leases, which the leasing companies aggressively enforced, even after learning of the alleged scam."...

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Mortgage Delinquencies Still Climbing

Rate is approaching 10 percent

Mortgage Delinquencies Still Climbing...

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Suit Says Facebook Scammed Gamers Out of Information, Cash

Developer accused of tricking players into unwanted monthly charges

Suit Says Facebook Scammed Gamers Out of Information, Cash...

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Ohio Sues Credit Rating Agencies

Accused of 'spectacularly misleading' ratings

The fallout from last year's credit collapse continues as another state has sued the nation's credit agencies, accusing them of misleading investors....

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Listeria Found in Eggo Waffles Prior To Shortage

Kellogg's downplays link between contamination and flooding of plant

Kellogg's has blamed the shortage of its popular breakfast foods on flooding and equipment changes and repairs at the company's bakery in Atlanta, Georgia....

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Retailers Applaud GAO Report On Interchange Fees

Government agency finds fees rapidly increasing

Retailers Applaud GAO Report On Interchange Fees...

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How To Get The Most Out Of Consumer Protection Laws

Consumer Reports'money advisor offers tips

How To Get The Most Out Of Consumer Protection Laws...

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Subaru Wins IIHS 2010 Safety Competition

Winners now required to provide good protection in rollovers

Subaru Wins IIHS 2010 Safety Competition...

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Lawsuit Says Hyundai Airbags Fail to Deploy

Disturbing trend for Korean automaker

Lawsuit Says Hyundai Airbags Fail to Deploy...

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Perfect Flame Gas Grills Sold at Lowe's Are Recalled

Perfect Flame Gas Grills Sold at Lowe's Are Recalled...

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California Settles with Wells Fargo, Recovers $1.4 Billion for Investors

Attorney General accuses bank of leaving customers out in the cold

California Settles with Wells Fargo, Recovers $1.4 Billion for Investors...

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Florida Attorney General Warns Big Banks On Modifications

Consumers complain about getting a runaround from servicers

Florida Attorney General Warns Big Banks On Modifications...

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Sprint Nextel Agrees To Restitution For Minnesota Customers

Company settles state lawsuit over extended contracts and fees

Sprint Nextel Agrees To Restitution For Minnesota Customers...

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Complete MoisturePlus Class Action Certified in California

Eye solution said to insufficiently guard against dangerous bacteria

Complete MoisturePlus Class Action Certified in California...

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Study: Pregnant Women 'Contaminated With Chemicals' From Everyday Products

Report outlines dangers to mothers and children alike

Study: Pregnant Women 'Contaminated With Chemicals' From Everyday Products...

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FTC Files Contempt Citation Against Blue Hippo

Agency claims company has ignored 2008 court order

FTC Files Contempt Citation Against Blue Hippo...

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No Eggo To Leggo? Kellogg Confirms Waffle Shortage

Company says flood damage has slowed resupply

No Eggo To Leggo? Kellogg Confirms Waffle Shortage...

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Senate Committee Slams Abusive Marketers

Consumers tricked into spending billions, investigators find

Senate Committee Slams Abusive Marketers...

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Recommended Changes to Breast Cancer Screenings Cause Controversy

Analysis recommends scrapping most annual exams

Recommended Changes to Breast Cancer Screenings Cause Controversy...

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Study Claims Phthalates Exposure In Pregnancy Diminishes Masculinity

Researcher says young boys less likely to play with male-centric toys

Study Claims Phthalates Exposure In Pregnancy Diminishes Masculinity...

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Three More Cases Of Swine Flu In Pets

FDA approves additional vaccine for use

Three More Cases Of Swine Flu In Pets...

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California Arrests Alleged Mastermind of Multimillion-Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Attorney General hits alleged culprit with 100 criminal counts

California Arrests Alleged Mastermind of Multimillion-Dollar Ponzi Scheme...

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Toyota Ready to Expand Safety Recall Beyond Floor Mats

Reports say carmaker has set aside $5 billion to replace accelerator pedals

Toyota Ready to Expand Safety Recall Beyond Floor Mats...

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Vonage To Pay $3 Million To Settle Consumer Complaints

Thirty-two states brought action against 'deceptive' tactics

Vonage To Pay $3 Million To Settle Consumer Complaints...

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DOT Fines Ultimate Fares $600,000 For Advertising Violations

Company failed to state full fare to customers

DOT Fines Ultimate Fares $600,000 For Advertising Violations...

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Marsh & McLennan Settles Investor Suit For $400 Million

Alleged scheme caused stock to lose half its value

Marsh & McLennan Settles Investor Suit For $400 Million...

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How Much Protection Does Overdraft Fee Rule Provide?

Banks could drop unprofitable customers

How Much Protection Does Overdraft Fee Rule Provide?...

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Celebration Studios Owner Pleads Guilty To Theft

Closes book on New Jersey bridal nightmare

Celebration Studios Owner Pleads Guilty To Theft...

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Virginias Price Gouging Statute Activated As Storm Batters the East

Tropical Storm Ida and coastal Nor'easter bring high water, power failures

Virginias Price Gouging Statute Activated As Storm Batters the East...

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American Home Mortgage Servicing Agrees To 8200 Modifications

Subprime loans orginated by H&R Block, Option One

American Home Mortgage Servicing Agrees To 8200 Modifications...

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Boomers Entering Their 60s With More Disabilities

UCLA study finds older generation appears healthier

Boomers Entering Their 60s With More Disabilities...

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Protecting Your Credit Card From Unauthorized Charges

Think before giving anyone your credit card information

Protecting Your Credit Card From Unauthorized Charges...

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Study Finds Sexual Problems in Human Males Exposed to High BPA Levels

Researcher: latest findings 'can't be dismissed'

Study Finds Sexual Problems in Human Males Exposed to High BPA Levels...

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Class Action Suit Filed Against AARP

Alleges group misled consumers as to extent of medical insurance coverage

Couple files class action lawsuit claiming that ads led them to believe the group's Medical Advantage Plan which is no longer being sold through AARP was a...

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Hospital Readmission Rate High For Medicare Heart Failure Patients

Research shows need for improved care

Hospital Readmission Rate High For Medicare Heart Failure Patients...

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Class Action Filed Against SnapNames.com

Company VP may have submitted thousands of false bids to inflate sale prices

SnapNames.com, a prominent domain auction site, has been served with a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of consumers defrauded by a company vice pres...

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Target Settles New Jersey Consumer Charges

Sold expired infant formula at some stores

Target Settles New Jersey Consumer Charges...

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Companies Sued For Credit Card Interest Rate Scheme

Consumers warned about telemarketers' claims of immediate savings

Companies Sued For Credit Card Interest Rate Scheme...

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Florida Accuses Loan Modifiers Of Fraud

Companies charged homeowners upfront fees

Florida Accuses Loan Modifiers Of Fraud...

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Avoid Fraud When Holiday Shopping Online

AutoTrader.com offers smart buying tips

Avoid Fraud When Holiday Shopping Online: With the holiday season rapidly approaching, more and more consumers will be turning to the Web to purchase gifts...

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Tagged To Pay New York $500,000 In Penalties

Company 'hijacked' users' address books to send out spam

Tagged To Pay New York $500,000 In Penalties...

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Florida Most Dangerous State For Pedestrians

Nine of top 10 most dangerous metros in the south

Florida Most Dangerous State For Pedestrians...

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Companies Warned Against Marketing Illegal Flavored Cigarettes

FDA letters spell out consequences

Companies Warned Against Marketing Illegal Flavored Cigarettes...

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Class Action Says Kellogg Sugar-Coats Cereal's Health Benefits

Company claims Cocoa Krispies boost immunity to illness

Class Action Says Kellogg Sugar-Coats Cereal's Health Benefits...

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Maclaren USA Recalls Strollers Following Fingertip Amputations

Children's fingers can get caught in the hinge mechanism

Maclaren USA Recalls Strollers Following Fingertip Amputations...

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Class Action Accuses PG&E of Overcharges

Utility accused of negligence, fraud in SmartMeter program

California man filed suit against Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), alleging that the company's SmartMeter program consistently overcharges him for ga...

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Forest Labs Still Struggling To Meet Armour Thyroid Demand

Mystery about the shortage remains unresolved

Forest Labs Still Struggling To Meet Armour Thyroid Demand...

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FDA Warns of Salmonella Risk in Beef Hooves, Pig Ears

Pets and humans at risk from contaminated pet chews

FDA Warns of Salmonella Risk in Beef Hooves, Pig Ears...

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Unemployment Rate Hits 10.2 Percent In October

Rate may understate actual number of jobless

Unemployment Rate Hits 10.2 Percent In October...

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Pennsylvania Settles With Bankrupt Debt Collector for $2.5 Million

American Corrective Counseling Services posed as District Attorney in letters to check bouncers

Pennsylvania Settles With Bankrupt Debt Collector for $2.5 Million...

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NHTSA Scolds Toyota's 'Misleading' Statements

Just removing floor mats doesn't fix the problem, agency says

NHTSA Scolds Toyota's 'Misleading' Statements...

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Iowa Cat Diagnosed with Swine Flu

First reported human-to-feline transfer of the illness

Iowa Cat Diagnosed with Swine Flu...

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Verizon Wireless To Increase Termination Fees to $350

Company targets high-end "advanced devices" for price hike

Verizon Wireless To Increase Termination Fees to $350...

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Schumer Moves to Clean Up Credit Reporting Ads

Plan would require companies that offer free credit reports to provide free reports

Schumer Moves to Clean Up Credit Reporting Ads...

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Feds Launch New Study of BPA Safety, Industry Critics BlastConsumer ReportsStudy

Latest study may provide more guidance on relative safety of widely-used chemical

Feds Launch New Study of BPA Safety, Industry Critics Blast <em>Consumer Reports</em> Study...

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More Phishing Scams Target Facebook

One scam downloads password-stealing Trojan

More Phishing Scams Target Facebook...

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Consumer Reports: Fewer People Tipping in 2008 Holiday Season

Tough economy breeds less generosity

Consumer Reports: Fewer People Tipping in 2008 Holiday Season...

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Florida Seeks Injunction To Stop Timeshare Sales

Marketing operations called 'complete sham'

Florida Seeks Injunction To Stop Timeshare Sales...

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Tests Find Wide Range Of BPA In Canned Soups, Juice And More

Highest levels detected in some samples of green beans and soups

Tests Find Wide Range Of BPA In Canned Soups, Juice And More...

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At Least 2 Deaths Reported in Massive E.Coli Ground Beef Recall

Fairbank Farms reports over 500,000 pounds contaminated

Deaths Reported in Massive E.Coli Ground Beef Recall...

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Mazda Recalls B Series Trucks

A component of the cruise control deactivation switch may deteriorate over time and develop a leak..

Mazda Recalls B Series Trucks...

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Breast Cancer Lawsuit Alleged Needless Suffering, Death

$17.5 million settlement reached in Newfoundland, Labrador suit

Breast Cancer Lawsuit Alleged Needless Suffering, Death...

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