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Judge Orders Toyota to Turn Over Internal Documents

Ruling is a victory for plaintiffs in recently-consolidated case

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Survey Suggests Many Drivers Are Clueless

New York drivers worst in insurance company survey

One reason the highway is an increasingly dangerous place is because too many drivers don't know what they are doing, an insurance company study suggests....

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Suit Takes On Experian's "Free" Credit Reports

Allegations now covered by new FTC regulation

Given the continuing credit crunch and the efforts of many consumers to dig themselves out of a financial hole, the offer of a "free credit report" provide...

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Oregon Latest State to Sue U.S. Fidelis

Auto warranty company accused of misleading consumers

Oregon Latest State to Sue U.S. Fidelis...

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Mortgage Rates Fall to New Low

Investments flowing into U.S. bonds give homebuyers a break

Mortgage Rates Fall to New Low...

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Should I Sell Gold for Cash?

Some do's and don't's for those considering a sale

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House Bill Mandates 'Black Boxes' For All Cars

Wide-ranging measure also includes mandatory emergency braking system

On a 31-21 vote, HECC has approved a bill that, among other things, would require all vehicles sold in the U.S. to be equipped with a "black box" that reco...

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Six Signs the Debt Settlement Pitch Is A Scam

Look for red flags that tell you you're being taken for a ride

Six Signs the Debt Settlement Pitch Is A Scam...

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Eight Ways To Avoid Future Credit Card Pitfalls

Consumers need new rules for the new credit card rules

Here are eight ways to avoid potential pitfalls in the new world of credit cards....

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2010 Nissan, Infiniti Trucks, SUVs Recalled

2010 Nissan, Infiniti Trucks, SUVs Recalled...

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iPhone the 'Worst Phone Ever?'

Website amassing data for dropped call class action suit

iPhone the 'Worst Phone Ever?'...

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U.S. Identifies Chinese Manufacturers of Problem Drywall

Urges Chinese manufacturers to 'examine their responsibilities' to affected families

U.S. Identifies Chinese Manufacturers of Problem Drywall...

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When Should An Airbag Deploy?

Computers using sensors analyze split-second data to make that decision

Many motorists feel more secure in their cars, knowing that in the event of a serious collision, an airbag will deploy and perhaps save them from fatal inj...

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Dermatologists Say People Uninformed About Tanning Risks

Survey exposes a number of myths about exposure to the sun

Dermatologists Say People Uninformed About Tanning Risks...

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FDA Issues Urgent Alfalfa Sprout Recall

Recall linked to Salmonella outbreak in ten states

FDA Issues Urgent Alfalfa Sprout Recall...

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Cleaning Up the Clutter

Time for Boomers to take charge of their possessions and mental 'stuff'

And as most of us know, clutter slows us down. It makes it harder and more time consuming to find things. It diminishes the value and the atmosphere of our...

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How to Control Food Cravings

New research suggests your imagination can be a powerful tool

When you fall below your normal caloric intake for the day, your body often cries out for something to eat - anything from pizza to peanut butter....

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GM Recalling 1.5 Million Vehicles

Heated washer fluid system can overheat, posing fire hazard

GM Recalling 1.5 Million Vehicles...

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FTC Settlement Reins in New York-based Prepaid Calling Card Distributor

Consumers got only about half the advertised calling time

FTC Settlement Reins in New York-based Prepaid Calling Card Distributor...

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California Charges Mortgage Relief Scammers Stole $2.3 Million

Fraudulent telemarketers operated from 'tricked-out' boiler room, officials say

California Charges Mortgage Relief Scammers Stole $2.3 Million...

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Texas Cracks Down On Tanning Salon Promotion

San Antonio salon promoted alleged health benefits of tanning

Texas Cracks Down On Tanning Salon Promotion...

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Digital Copiers Could Be an Identity Theft Threat

Copiers retain scanned documents on their hard drive, posing possible security breach

Digital Copiers Could Be an Identity Theft Threat: Sources of identity theft are well known. If you respond to a spam email, there's a good chance your ide...

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Senate Bill Targets Deceptive Web Marketers

Lawmakers address negative option marketing abuses after years of complaints

Nothing gets consumers angrier than to be signed up for some membership program, without their knowledge, when they make an online purchase....

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Suit Claims BMW Airbags Defective

Class action seeks damages for drivers injured when bags deploy for no reason

Washington state couple filed a class action lawsuit against BMW, alleging that the airbags on their 2000 BMW 323i deployed without warning, causing the dr...

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Don't Get Burned By Tanning Addiction

Large numbers of young, white women admit to being 'tanorexic'

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Iowa Sues Louisiana Used Car Dealer

Allegedly deceived consumers with false-promise ads

Iowa Attorney General Miller filed a lawsuit against Smart Automotive Group of Louisiana, alleging the company used deceptive "false-premise" ads for used-...

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2010 Nissan Altimas Recalled

2010 Nissan Altimas Recalled...

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Bill Would Protect Consumers Who Sell Gold Jewelry

FTC tells Congress it believes the legislation is needed

Bill Would Protect Consumers Who Sell Gold Jewelry...

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Getting the Most Out Of Social Security

The Boomer's guide to a key retirement income stream

It becomes increasingly important to understand how the program works to determine when you should apply in order to receive the greatest financial benefit...

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BP Facing Nearly 100 Suits

Once again, bayou denizens, chefs and tourism promoters fear the worst

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Controversy Surrounds Tests of Nutro Dry Cat Food

Company denies its product contains 'worrisome' levels of Vitamin D3

Controversy is swirling around recent tests on a sample of Nutro dry cat food, which detected what two leading veterinarians consider worrisome levels vita...

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Ford Windstar Axles Falling Apart, Suit Charges

Class action says Ford ignored widespread problem

A group of Ford Windstar owners has filed a class action lawsuit, alleging that their vans' rear axles are rusting out, rendering the cars unfit, unsafe, a...

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J.D. Power: Consumers More Picky When Shopping for Lawn Mowers

Honda ranks highest in customer satisfaction with walk-behind lawn mowers for second straight year

J.D. Power: Consumers More Picky When Shopping for Lawn Mowers...

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Michigan Files Charges in $2 Million Ponzi Scheme

Broker accused of selling bogus securities to senior citizens

Another securities broker stands accused of running a Ponzi scheme, this time in Michigan, where Attorney General Mike Cox says investors were fleeced of $...

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2005 Toyota Recall Under Federal Review

Did the carmaker report problem within five days, as required by law?

2005 Toyota Recall Under Federal Review...

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Avoid Moving Scams This Summer

Doing a little homework can keep you from becoming a victim

Avoid Moving Scams This Summer...

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USDA Proposes New Food Safety Rules

Aimed at reducing foodborne illness from chicken and turkey products

The USDA has unveiled new chicken and turkey safety regulations that is says will reduce the number of Salmonella and Campylobacter illnesses each year....

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States Target Abusive Debt Settlement Firms

New laws prohibit advance fees for little or no service

States Target Abusive Debt Settlement Firms...

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Pampers Parents Irritated at P&G; Push-Back

Company has known of problem for months, it tells trade journal

Pampers Parents Irritated at P&G Push-Back...

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Maryland Orders Halt to 'Free Rent' Pyramid Scheme

Scheme made 'employees' out of investors

Maryland Orders Halt to 'Free Rent' Pyramid Scheme...

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New Law Helps Credit Card Holders Pay Down Balance Faster

CARD Act can also help lower interest paid and improve credit scores

New Law Helps Credit Card Holders Pay Down Balance Faster...

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Pampers Parents Liars? That's P&G's Answer to Complaining Consumers

Safety regulators launch investigation into 'chemical burn' complaints

Pampers Parents Liars? That's P&G's Answer to Complaining Consumers...

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FCC Seeks to Regulate Broadband Like Telcom

Sets out policy in response to Comcast court ruling

FCC Seeks to Regulate Broadband Like Telcom...

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Iowa Sues Bankrupt US Fidelis

Joins a list of states taking the extended warranty marketer to court

Iowa Sues Bankrupt US Fidelis...

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Pampers Parents Say New Diapers Causing Blisters

New 'Dry Max' product was introduced in March

Pampers Parents Say New Diapers Causing Blisters...

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C&T, Sorelle, Golden Baby Drop-Side Cribs Recalled

C&T, Sorelle, Golden Baby Drop-Side Cribs Recalled...

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Avoiding Disaster In A Home Improvement Project

Planning and communication are most important steps

Avoiding Disaster In A Home Improvement Project...

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Missouri Court Orders 'Sham' Charity to Pay Restitution

Only one percent of funds went to charity

Missouri Court Orders 'Sham' Charity to Pay Restitution...

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Trump University a Scam, Suit Claims

Students say they spent thousands of dollars and got nothing in return

A group of consumers has filed suit against Trump University, alleging that the only thing they got from the school was a massive amount of debt....

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California Charges Crooks Recycled Imported Trash

Rogue recyclers trucked millions of cans, bottles from Arizona, Nevada

Brown Jr. said that in total, the fraud rings robbed the state of more than $3.5million used to operate the state's recycling program as well as to promote...

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Bisphenol A Found In Most Canned Goods

Container industry disputes the findings, says researchers 'pursued a clear agenda'

Bisphenol A Found In Most Canned Goods...

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Food Safety Bill Would Ban BPA

Recent amendments make legislation more controversial

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Support Builds for Bill to Counter Supreme Court's Animal Torture Decision

Narrowly-focused Congressional measure would ban 'crush' videos

Support Builds for Bill to Counter Supreme Court's Animal Torture Decision...

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States Subpoena Craigslist Records

'Blatant' prostitution ads still appear on site, attorneys general charge

States Subpoena Craigslist Records...

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Gamers Mad at Sony for Yanking PS3's Linux Compatibility

California class action alleges self-serving bait-and-switch

Gamers Mad at Sony for Yanking PS3's Linux Compatibility...

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