Video:  Tectron USB Storage Chargers Recalled Over Fire Risk

Tectron USB Storage Chargers Recalled Over Fire Risk

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Tectron International of Vernon, California, is recalling about 55,000 USB charging cables after two reports of them melting, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday. The three-in-one cables are used to charge Apple Inc iPhones and iPads and Google Inc Android phones, the commission said in a statement. Tectron has received two reports of the charger overheating and melting. There have been no reports of injuries or damage.

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Careful there, Jenny McCarthy! While hosting a Halloween Costume Party at Sirius XM Studios in NYC on Wednesday, the 41-year-old nearly had a wardrobe malfunction while getting her PDA on with hubby Donnie Wahlberg. McCarthy looked super sexy in a skin-tight black costume inspired by Olivia Newton John's character Sandy from Grease.



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