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NY sues Walmart, Target for selling toys with high lead levels

NY sues Walmart, Target for selling toys with high lead levelsNew York state authorities on Thursday announced a lawsuit against retail giants Walmart and Target for selling Chinese-made toys that had up to 10 times the legal limit of lead. The lawsuit seeks up to $ 6,000 in penalties for each of the thousands of Cra-Z-Jewelz jewelry kits the retailers and importer LaRose Industries sold from 2015 to 2016 before they were recalled. Authorities also are asking the three companies to take steps to prevent dangerous toys from reaching store shelves.



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Retailers up their game after Toys R Us closures

Retailers up their game after Toys R Us closuresNEW YORK (AP) — When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood.



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Anonymous Buyer Spends $1 Million at Toys R Us to Donate Purchases to Needy Children

Anonymous Buyer Spends $  1 Million at Toys R Us to Donate Purchases to Needy ChildrenThe last day of business at North Carolina Toys R Us store is unique.



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Somebody bought $1 million worth of toys for local kids as Toys 'R' Us closed for good

Somebody bought $  1 million worth of toys for local kids as Toys 'R' Us closed for goodA kind samaritan made the closure of Toys 'R' Us a little easier for the children of North Carolina who don't wanna grow up.  The future youth of America will never know the overwhelming feeling of joy while running through the aisles of the giant toy chain. After filing for bankruptcy in September, more than 700 Toys 'R' Us stores will be closing for good on Friday. SEE ALSO: Please enjoy this wonderful dog frolicking through a homemade ball pit An anonymous person purchased $ 1 million worth of toys from a Toys 'R' Us in Raleigh, North Carolina, local outlet CBS 17 reports. The toys will reportedly be donated to local children, according to employees who work at the store.  Instead of opening the store one last time on Friday, employees spent the day packing up boxes and putting them on a truck for the generous person.  Customers looking to get some last minute deals were greeted with locked doors, though some didn't seem to mind upon hearing the news.  “Oh, that’s so nice. I’m happy to hear that,” Erin Sampson told CBS 17. “That’s great. I’d like to know who it is,” said Danyel Smith. It's unclear when or how the purchased toys will be distributed to the kids. WATCH: Calling all sci-fi fans, this is what it's like to be a show editor on "The Orville"



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Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus, 94, Dies As His Empire Comes To A Close

Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus, 94, Dies As His Empire Comes To A CloseCharles Lazarus, the 94-year-old founder of Toys R Us, died Thursday, about a



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Turpin Case: Clothes, Shoes and Toys Donated to 13 Siblings Saved From California 'House of Horrors'

Turpin Case: Clothes, Shoes and Toys Donated to 13 Siblings Saved From California 'House of Horrors'The Perris community is rallying around the children, who were allegedly tortured by their own parents.



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Man Spends Black Friday Paying For $10K Worth Of Toys For Local Kids

Man Spends Black Friday Paying For $  10K Worth Of Toys For Local KidsA New Jersey man spent this Black Friday putting together a great surprise for dozens of local families.



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Rescued Sea Otter Settles Into New Home, Plays with Toys and Still Needs a Name

Rescued Sea Otter Settles Into New Home, Plays with Toys and Still Needs a NameThe otter traveled from California to Louisiana.



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Could shared sex toys transmit HPV?

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women with the potentially cancer-causing human papillomavirus, or HPV, may be putting their partners at risk if they share sex toys during intimate relations, a new study suggests. Researchers gave 12 women two vibrators each and detected the virus immediately after self-use on at least one of the vibrators used by all nine participants who tested positive for HPV. Lead author Dr. Teresa Anderson, from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, said the small study is the first to examine whether vibrators could be transmitting the virus between sex partners. “Sex toys used between partners within the same sexual encounter have the potential for transmitting HPV,” Anderson told Reuters Health.
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