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2009-02-12 16:25:19

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Hill Sportswear Inc. sweatshirts prompted by the strangulation of a 3-year-old. The child was strangled to death when the drawstring on his sweatshirt became stuck on a play ground set, the commission said. The Paramount, Calif., company is recalling its Kid Pullover Hood Sweatshirt and Kid Zipper Sweatshirt with Hood, the commission said. Parents are instructed to immediately remove the drawstrings from the...

2008-09-28 15:00:27

On the cover Beth Bowley cream and metallic tweed coat with a fake-fur collar, $385, Aala Reed; August gold felt cloche, $40, Boston Store; Fossil gold and topaz ball ring, $36, Macy's. On this page Top: Babette apple green crinkle silk shift, $184, Salamander; Anac purple long shawl-neck sweater/jacket with chopstick closure, $160, Salamander; Juicy Couture gold charm bracelet, $169, Macy's; Betsey Johnson gold loop and star earrings, $42, Macy's; Donald J. Pliner creamy gold boots...

2005-09-15 16:42:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. textile industry asked the Bush administration on Thursday to extend emergency import curbs on billions of dollars of clothing from China beyond 2005, U.S. industry officials said. "The reason we need to do this is because China is refusing to negotiate seriously on a comprehensive bilateral" textile agreement, said Cass Johnson, president of the National Council of Textile Organizations. "We will continue to file and refile safeguard petitions until...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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