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5 Infants Deaths Lead To Recall Of Nap Nanny Baby Recliners

Over 150,000 Nap Nanny baby recliners are being recalled by four well-known national retailers – Toys R Us/Babies R Us, Diapers.com, Buy Buy Baby and Amazon.com – upon reports that five infants have died. At the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s request, the companies have recalled both Generations One and Two of the Nap Nanny along […]

December 27th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

41st President Moved Into Houston Hospital ICU For Persistent, Stubborn Fever

Ex-President George H.W. Bush is in guarded condition in the ICU of a House hospital after hitting a series of setbacks that include a persistent fever. Bush’s spokesman in Houston Jim McGrath said the ex-president was admitted into Methodist Hospital’s ICU unit on Sunday but is alert and speaking with the medical staff. The 88-year-old’s […]

December 27th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

Study Finds Children With Allergies Prone To Bullying In School

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Food allergies… they are tough, and when it comes to children, it can be even tougher. And, it doesn’t get any easier in school. According to Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers, nearly one-third of the food-allergy children are being bullied because of their food allergy. Eight percent of kids around the nation […]

December 27th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

State Of Illinois Files Lawsuits Against Two Companies For Mortgage Fraud

Two lawsuits were filed by the Illinois Attorney General’s office against two companies that allegedly preyed on homeowners struggling with their mortgages into a new kind of mortgage rescue fraud in the Chicago region. The companies, rather than promising homeowners mortgage loan modifications, allegedly presented them with mortgage loan audits, telling them that a loan […]

December 19th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

At least 1 Dead, Multiple Folks Injured After Shooter Opens Fire In Suburban Portland Mall

A masked shooter entered a suburban Portland, Ore. mall and opened fire. One person is dead and several more are wounded. According to police, the Clackamas Town Center shooter is “neutralized”. However, they did not specify where he or she is dead or alive. Lt. James Rhodessaid, a spokesman with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department, […]

December 11th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

BMW Issues Recall For 35,000 X5 SUVs

North American BMW is set to recall approximately 35,000 X5 utility vehicles with diesel engines in the United States and Canada due to a power steering issue. The problem affects the 2009 through 2012 models, manufactured from Sept. 1, 2008 through Nov. 15, 2012. Federal safety officials have said an engine part may potentially break […]

December 7th, 2012 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

11,000 Jobs To Be Cut From Citigroup’s Workforce

Citigroup, Inc. is cutting 11,000 jobs from its workforce (or about four percent) and taking a $1 billion fourth-quarter charge. According to Michael Corbat, Citi’s new chief executive, the top priority is to ensure Citi becomes more efficient. The bank has been facing an increase in pressure to reduce costs in order to boost returns. […]

December 6th, 2012 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Trader Joe Frozen Butter Chicken and Rice Being Recalled

Canadian and U.S. officials have recalled nearly 4,900 pounds of frozen butter chicken and rice that were sent to Trader Joe stores due to a potential Listeria contamination. According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Agriculture Department, a public warning is being used after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency as well […]

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

Ford Recalls Nearly 90,000 2013 Escape and Fusion Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,000 Fusions and 73,000 Escape SUVs with the 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engines due to the possibility of engine fires. No other vehicle models without this type of engine are affected. According to the company, the engine overheats and causes a fire while the vehicles were being used. No injuries have occurred. […]

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

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