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  • Millions expected to shop on Thanksgiving

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. By 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving, 100 shoppers were in line at the Toys R Us in New York City's Times Square. Mary Smalls,...

  • Hackers force message on websites via US firm

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites. Gigya CEO Patrick Salyer outlined what happened in a blog published Thursday. At...

  • US celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

    Updated: 17 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages. At the White House, President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving with a...

  • Families asked to host visitors for pope's US trip

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year. With hotel rooms filling up fast for the Roman Catholic-sponsored World Meeting of Families, organizers hope to find more...

  • National Toy Hall of Fame inductees over the years

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame: ___ 2014: Little green army men Bubbles Rubik's Cube ___ 2013: Rubber duck Chess ___ 2012: Dominoes Star Wars action figures ___ 2011: Blanket Dollhouse Hot Wheels ___ 2010: Playing cards The Game of Life ___...

  • Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement. This year, bubbles, little green army men and the Rubik's Cube took their place alongside past winners...

  • Colorado Springs Airport volunteers always looking to help

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Colorado Springs retiree Joe Strahs got help from a volunteer in a red vest when he got lost in Denver International Airport about 15 years ago, and he has been paying it forward to passengers at Colorado Springs Airport for nearly 10 years. Strahs spends 5½ hours a day twice a week...

  • Toyota, tire maker Toyo issue safety recalls

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 30,000 Sienna Minivans worldwide, saying the 2015 models' overhead assist grips can detach when an air bag deploys. The automaker says that the grips, which are mounted to the minivans' roof rails, could detach from the mounting bracket...

  • Magpul to pull out of Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DENVER — A company that produces ammunition magazines for guns is expected to shut down its operations in Colorado in the first quarter of next year. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/15AY2NE ) about 100 employees at Erie-based Magpul Industries were notified in October that...

  • Toyota finds new air bag issue, recalls more cars

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. recalled more than 40,000 vehicles in Japan on Thursday as part of a worldwide scare over defective air bags and is investigating a new type of air bag problem that could lead to further recalls. Toyota's recall for driver-side air bags is the latest in...

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