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It sounds a little creepy, but a privacy group claims some toys made by Genesis Toys actually spy on the children who are playing with them. The group asked the FTC about five months ago to look into it, but so far nothing's happen. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia has asked the head of the FTC to explain why.

Both new and existing home sales fell in April, even though there seems to be plenty of potential buyers. One problem may be a lack of affordable homes. The median sale price of a new home in April was over three-hundred thousand dollars. In many parts of the country, that's pretty steep for first time buyers.

Target has agreed to pay more than 18 million dollars to settle charges stemming from its massive data breach three years ago, when customers' credit card information was compromised. The retailer reach the agreement with 47 states and the District of Columbia, which will divide up the money.

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