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Toshiba Recalls 41,000 Laptops for Burn Hazard

Toshiba Corp. is recalling about 41,000 laptop computers because the computers may overheat, causing the area where the A/C adapter connects to the computer to melt and possibly burn.

Toymaker Pays $1.25 Million in Lead Paint Case

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reached a $1.25 million settlement with the RC2 Corporation, the Illinois-based toy company that makes Thomas the Tank Engine. The settlement pertains to the company's 2007 recall of an estimated 1.7 million Thomas the Tank Engine toys that were deemed to contain lead levels that exceeded the legal limit.