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Target Pays Almost $4 Million In False Advertising Suit

Target has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Northern California prosecutors that alleged the retailer charged higher prices than advertised, prosecutors said Tuesday. The lawsuit also alleges the Minneapolis-based…

Whistle Blower May Testify Over Takata Airbag Flaws

(Bloomberg) -- A former Takata Corp. engineer has told a U.S. congressional committee he’s willing to testify that he warned of deadly consequences before the company chose a design for air bags that were later recalled due to lethal flaws. Mark…

Health Care Company Anthem Inc. Latest Company Attacked By Hackers

Cyber criminals have ransacked yet another large corporation’s customer data. This time it’s Anthem Inc.—the second-largest health insurance company in the United States—who announced Thursday that account information was stolen for…

Carnival Cruise Lines Sued Over Charging Timeshare Holders Excessive Fees

Members of the Marriott Vacation Club – a timeshare program that allows consumers to book various getaways using annual “vacation currency” points in exchange for a one-time “share” purchase – may have been charged excessive fees…

Some Herbal Supplements At Major Retailers Don’t Contain The Herbs They Claim.

The New York State attorney general’s office accused four major retailers on Monday of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal supplements and demanded that they remove the products from their shelves. The authorities said they…

Kia Recalls Over 80,000 Forte Sedans Due To Fire Risk

Kia is recalling nearly 87,000 Forte sedans from the 2014 model year because of a potential fire risk. The recall is expected to begin on February 24. The Problem: In certain 2014 Forte vehicles, the cooling system’s radiator fan resistor…

Major Automakers Putting Pressure On Takata Over Defective Airbags

Multiple major players in the automotive world met in Detroit recently, putting the finishing touches on a collaborative effort to take Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata to task over fatal defects in their products. Representatives from…
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Ikea Recalls Crib Mattresses

IKEA is recalling a series of crib mattress that could entrap an infant. Already the company has received two reports of infants becoming entrapped between the mattress and an end of the crib. The children were removed without injury. The…
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Nissan recalls almost 500,000 vehicles.

Nissan is recalling about 470,000 vehicles worldwide, including 133,000 in the United States, because of possible fuel leaks, the automaker said in a reportposted Tuesday on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. The action…
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Takata Airbag recall and all the vehicles that have them.

In yet another boondoggle for consumers, Honda, GM, BMW and other automakers have begun recalling nearly eight million cars because of potentially defective airbags installed between 2002 and 2008 by safety parts manufacturer, Takata. If stored…
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Chrysler Recalls Over 180,000 Vehicles with Airbag Issue.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Fiat Chrysler is recalling 184,000 SUV's for a problem that could prevent the airbags from deploying. The models affected are the 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. The company said a potential short circuit may…
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Nissan to recall over 200,000 Altimas

It's every driver's nightmare: An improperly latched hood flies open on the highway, blocking the driver's vision and causing a serious crash. Now Nissan is recalling 220,423 Nissan Altimas because the hood can fly open. The recall only…
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Kiddie Recalls Defective Smoke Alarms

1.2 defective Kiddle smoke alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms are recalled because they can fail to warn consumers of a fire or carbon monoxide incident after a power outage. The recalled smoke alarms are white and contain…
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Half of GM’s Recalls Not Fixed Yet

GM started recalling over 2 million vehicles with a major ignition switch defect in February but less than half of the owners have brought their vehicles in to be repaired. If you own a Chevrolet Cobalt or a Saturn ION that has not been repaired…
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Toyota recalls almost 700,000 Tacomas

Toyota has issued a recall on 690,000 Tacoma 4X4s and Tacoma pickup trucks due to rear suspension system defects. The leaf springs in the rear suspension can fracture and possibly come in contact with the fuel tank, increasing the risk of…
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Harley Davidson Issues A Recall

Harley-Davidson has issued two recalls. Harley-Davidson Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 and XG750 motorcycles manufactured June 11, 2014, to August 14, 2014. The fuel tank filler neck may be insufficiently flat, preventing…
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Brita Recalls Children’s Water Bottles

BRITA recalls 242,500 children’s hard-sided water filter bottles because the lids can break into sharp points creating an injury hazard to kids. The recalled water bottles contain four popular children’s cartoon characters, including Dora…
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HP recalls 6 million power cords.

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ, Tech30) and federal regulators on Tuesday recalled 6 million power cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 with…
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Over 2 million bean bag chairs recalled.

After recent reports of two child deaths, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and New Orleans-based Ace Bayou Corp. have issued a recall of nearly 2.2 million bean bag chairs. Company and federal safety officials warn that the zippers…
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FDA Investigating Caffeine Powder After Overdose Deaths

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the safety of unregulated caffeine powder that has caused fatal overdoses in teens. Due to the fact that caffeine powder is sold as a dietary supplement, it is not subjected to the federal…
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Honda recalls 2 million vehicles

  Honda is expanding its two-million-vehicle air bag recall by as many as one million more vehicles in California, the automaker said Tuesday. Last month, Honda recalled vehicles in eight other states. A defective inflator could explode…