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Macy's to Close 100 Stores Beginning Next Year

WWD did also report that Macy's was strongly encouraged to "monetize its real estate assets", which might have led it to sell off some of its underperforming store locations. Macy's Also disclosed that there is no cause for alarm by the employees of yet to be shut stores, because they will be absorbed into the nearby performing Macy's stores.

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Rio 2016: Joseph Schooling Stuns Phelps to Win Singapore's First Ever Gold

Lochte has competed in the past four Olympic Games. "I've received a lot of support and that's phenomenal". Schooling, a swimmer for the University of Texas, stands to receive a $750,000 reward from the Singaporean National Olympic council for his efforts, a prize, thanks to the NCAA rules exemption for Olympic athletes, the 21-year-old athlete should be able to keep without risking his college eligibly.

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Trump Blasts Minority Journalists Who Cheered Clinton At Conference

Clinton has said her emails didn't include classified documents. "Donald Trump's problems go far beyond economics", Clinton told a capacity crowd at the Marriott Wardenpark. As for Trump, "We have a Republican nominee who has been virulently anti-immigrant". Mr. Comey said three of the messages included markings indicating that they were classified, and he added that Mrs.

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Tension between Russian Federation and Ukraine escalates over Crimea

Putin this week pledged to take counter-measures against Ukraine after accusing it of sending saboteurs into Crimea to carry out terrorist acts. According to Ukraine's general staff supply of arms has increased to Crimea this month and to rebels in the east, with President Petro Poroshenko bringing troops across the country on high alert, anticipating Russian Federation could prompt more heavy-handed actions on either front.

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ISIL leader Hafiz Saeed killed in U.S. strike

John Nicholson, the top USA military commander in Afghanistan , told Pentagon reporters in a video briefing two weeks ago. The Deputy Press Pentagon Gordon Trowbridge announced that Hafiz Saeed Khan was killed in the southern province of Nangarhar on July 26th.

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Backed Thailand constitution approved by voters

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha, who led the 2014 coup as head of the army, earlier urged Thais to fearless monsoon rains to cast their vote amid concern that a ban on campaigning would lead to a low turnout. The military government has promised a general election would be held by late next year to restore democratic government. The military junta which took power after a coup in 2014 called for the Constitution to be rewritten to ensure "clean politics" in the country.

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Why many Republican lawmakers won't shed a tear if Trump loses

Among the new locations are the Butler County Republican Party headquarters in Hamilton and the Clermont County Republican Party headquarters in Batavia. Asked specifically about USA citizens, Trump said he didn't like that President Barack Obama and others wanted to try them in traditional courts rather than military commissions at Guantanamo Bay.

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Third body found after Maryland apartment fire

The three victims have not been identified. "A number of people are still within the remains of the building", he said. A third body was found late Friday afternoon. "Every time you move something, it has the possibility to impinge the structure, so we have to be careful and methodical in how we do it", Montgomery County Acting Fire Chief Dave Steckel said.

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Hope Solo calls Swedish team "cowards" following defeat

Solo was angered by Sweden's defensive style and branded the team a "bunch of cowards". "I think we showed a lot of heart". "The best team did not win today", she added. Williams thwarted Brazil on numerous occasions in regulation and extra time, while she even denied Marta in the shoot-out to set up a potential match-winning penalty for the Aussies, which Katrina Gorry failed to convert.

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Hillary Clinton, husband paid federal tax rate of 34.2 percent, campaign says

She commanded her highest rate from EBay, which paid her $315,000 for a March 2015 address in San Jose. Clinton's tax returns have been made public, in some form, every year since 1977. Clinton's strategy borrows from President Barack Obama's winning playbook against Mitt Romney in 2012. They've donated 7.5% of their adjusted gross income to charity over the past decade, according to the campaign.

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Michael Phelps, 22-carat gold!

Phelps led from Pereira and Lochte at the final turn and powered on as they faded, opening the way for Hagino and Wang to grab the other medals. Phelps, he added, is "a guy that will go down in our history books as the greatest of all time of any sport".

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Billionaire posts $5K reward for NY ice cream thieves

Crime rates may be down in New York City but with it baking in 90-degree heat, a new criminal class has arisen - the ice cream bandit. The supermarket tycoon Friday offered a $5,000 reward leading to their arrests and prosecution. This news story is related to Latest/142022-Billionaire-posts-5K-reward-for-NY-ice-cream-thieves/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. "We are working closely with the retailers to combat the thefts of ice cream", a spokesman said.

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Donald Trump: Claim that Obama founded ISIS was "sarcasm"

Trump has been using the line since at least January and as recently as Wednesday at a campaign rally in Florida. He repeated the claim the next day in Miami - jabbing Clinton as "the most valuable player" for the group - and on radio host Hugh Hewitt's show.

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U.S. ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

Solo, the US goalkeeper, was angered by Sweden's defensive style and branded the team a "bunch of cowards". Her sentiments that "The best team did not win today" were followed by a post on Twitter admitting, "Losing sucks". "That goal was not offside", Lloyd protested. In a nail-biting shootout, Swedish goalie Hedvig Lindahl saved Morgan's kick and Solo saved Linda Sembrant's attempt on Sweden's third try.

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Man killed by LA County deputy in Compton wasn't involved in carjacking

Deputies searched for a suspect, and about 2½ hours later located a man hiding in a home. Police said the came upon Thompson after a resident in the neighborhood "discovered him lying in his yard and called 911". "Why would SWAT and dogs and a number of people have to surround one man that was 130 pounds, 5'3" and kill him?" she added. "Even if he didn't respond that doesn't justify killing him.

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Malaysia's economic growth slows to 4% in Q2

Despite the stronger expansion in domestic demand, growth was weighed down by the continued decline in net exports and a significant drawdown in stocks. Four months ago, Bank Negara issued a compound to 1MDB for its failure to fully comply with directions it had issued under the Financial Services Act 2013.

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United Nations 'extremely' concerned for children in Syria's Aleppo

None of the claims could be independently verified. In a statement Wednesday, UNICEF regional director Saad Houry called for unhindered humanitarian access to the divided city and for children to be protected. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) said the six hospitals were all located in the Aleppo governate and that patients had been killed in the bombings.

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Simone Biles takes all-around Olympic gold in Rio

She hasn't lost an all-around competition since the spring of 2013, claiming three world titles and four US crowns in the process. Five golds would see her overtake Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina (1956), Czech Vera Caslavska (1968) and Romanian Ecaterina Szabo (1984), who have all won four at the same Games.

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Trump, who sought Obama's records, won't release his own

Former President Bill Clinton gave an impassioned defense of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's trustworthiness on Friday, pointing to her support from prominent GOP national security experts. There have been also been questions about how much Trump has paid in taxes over the years, whether he in fact paid any federal taxes some years, and whether he has followed through on his charitable pledges.

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Philippines urges China: 'Uncompromisingly' respect rule of law

Ramos, who was the president of the Philippines between 1992 and 1998 when China occupied the submerged Mischief Reef, also confirmed that his talks with Fu did not include maritime rights in the disputed South China Sea. Japan's foreign minister summoned China's ambassador this week and lodged a protest over the increased number of Chinese vessels in waters near the islands, called Senkaku by Japan and Dialoyu by China.

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Thaksin's party denies role in Thai blasts as police hunt suspects

Friday was a national holiday in Thailand marking the Queen's birthday, also Mother's Day. Bombs have rocked Thailand in a wave of attacks over more than 12 hours that killed at least three people and injured dozens more, including foreign tourists.

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Donald Trump Backtracks on Iran Statements

At the time, the United States said it had settled a long-standing Iranian claim at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal in The Hague, releasing $ 400 million in funds frozen since 1981, plus $1.3 billion in interest that was owed to Iran. However, in another rally on Thursday, Trump doubled down on his assertion about the top secret video, leading many to question the disconnect between what he believed about the plane and what his staff was telling the press.

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USA presidential race: Trump calls Obama and Clinton ISIL founders

At a rally in SC in November, Trump mocked New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski. PRESIDENT-hopeful Donald Trump attempted to do away with the controversy surrounding his campaign on Friday by insisting he was not being serious when he insisted President Obama and Hillary Clinton "founded" ISIS.

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Trump Tower Daredevil Is a Pro-Trump Guy?

Police have now charged the man who climbed the Trump Tower on Wednesday in an effort to have a personal audience with the presidential candidate. The police say they received a 911 call at 3:30 p.m. NYPD Chief Of Manhattan Detectives William Aubry told the NY Times the climber "told them he sought to scale the tower with one goal: to gain a personal meeting with Donald J.

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Swimming - Ledecky smashes 800m record to claim freestyle treble

Simone Manuel, who became the first African-American woman to win a gold medal when she set an American and Olympic record in the 100 free on Thursday, is in the women's 50 free finals Saturday. "It feels like gold that I'm after her", Sjostrom told NPR . Ledecky joined Debbie Meyer as the only women to sweep the three longer freestyle events at the same Olympics.

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Tip Line Set Up After Woman Found Murdered In Princeton

Neighbors of Marcotte's mother said the neighborhood did not know the family very well. State Police walk down the street after searching through the woods for evidence after a woman visiting her mother was found slain, Tuesday, Aug. Marcotte said he last saw his daughter Saturday night, when the two had dinner together at the 111 Chop House in Worcester. The authorities are requesting help from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious on the Sunday afternoon of the Google account ...

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'US Secret Service spoke to Trump campaign about second Amendment comment'

The Democratic nominee's campaign director, Robby Mook, reacted at the time in a statement saying "This is simple - what Trump is saying is unsafe". THE FACTS: The Washington Post delved into what Clinton calls the "Trump loophole", which would effectively lower the tax rate on high-income "pass-through" entities - companies that file taxes through their individual owners, rather than at corporate rates - from 39.6 percent to 15 percent.

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What makes Hillary 'short circuit'? Twitter wonders after candidate's email comment

Comey says encryption technology makes it impossible in a growing number of criminal cases to search electronic devices. But when Comey told Congress he had "no basis for concluding that she was untruthful with us", he was speaking only of her interview with agents.

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Phelps wins 200m individual medley for 22nd Olympic gold

Japan's Kosuke Hagino took silver , while China's Wang Shun took bronze . Michael Phelps looks up at the United States flag as it’s raised during the medal ceremony Thursday, August 13, 2016, where he was awarded his 22nd career Gold Olympic Medal.

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Zika Case Confirmed In Monroe County

The declaration means the island can now apply for emergency funding and appoint staff to assist in mosquito control efforts, outreach and Zika education campaigns. Garcia recently authorized the use of Bti, an organic larvicide, to fight the spread of Zika after rejecting aerial spraying with the insecticide naled as proposed by the U.S.

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'Futile' to serve in Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet, says Owen Smith

The two also clashed over Brexit but found some agreement on other policies. The audience was repeatedly asked by the host, Sky News' Sophy Ridge, to refrain from booing, often aimed at Mr Smith. He added: "I resigned because you could not fulfil the basic task of holding together the coalition that is the Labour Party". But I would serve this party on the backbenches loyally.

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Australian kidnapped in Kabul

The militants have intensified attacks following the appointment of Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada as the new leader of the Taliban. The two foreigners were taken from their SUV while driving on Sunday night on a main road near the American University of Afghanistan, according to Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry.

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Shah Rukh Should Have Returned From US Displaying Patriotic Credentials: Sena

But probably the funniest of it all had to be Shah Rukh Khan's tweet, the actor who took the "discomfort" in his stride tweeted, "The brighter side is while waiting caught some really nice Pokemons". The US customs and border protection authorities had expressed "profound" apologies for his detention then. "I think he should make a band and wear on his chest saying 'My Name is Khan and I am not a terrorist.' U.S.

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How Many People Pay the Estate Tax?

Taxpayers will hear from Hillary Clinton on Thursday when she is set to deliver her economic blueprint. Trump mentioned a few other provisions, including eliminating the death ( estate) tax - again. Indeed, Trump's in-house legal adviser, Michael Cohen, has recently repeated the fallacies, claiming it would be "malpractice" to advise Trump to release his returns while they are being audited.

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California man shot by police in July mistaken for carjacking suspect

Earlier, the Sheriff's Department issued the statement saying, "there is no evidence that Mr. Thompson was in the carjacked vehicle, nor that he was involved in the assault on the deputies" during the carjacking. Authorities were concerned that he was armed and that he might have been involved or connected to the carjacking suspect. Katz said it's possible he could have been unconscious until being hit with the rubber bullets.


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