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After this round of closures, Sears will have fewer than 940 stores. In North Carolina, no Sears stores are slated to close, but five Kmart stores will close in April. Sears Holding, the parent company of both retailers, made the announcement Thursday. The only local store impacted is the Midway Park Kmart in Jacksonville.
  • Nine dead as fresh protests hit Iran

    Nine dead as fresh protests hit Iran

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    Lawmaker Hedayatollah Khademi said two people were killed in Izeh town in Khuzestan province Sunday night, the Iranian Labour News Agency reported. Nasserbakht said that 200 protesters were arrested on Saturday, 150 on Sunday and 100 were arrested yesterday.
  • Wind Chill Advisory: Low temperature of -3° tonight

    Wind Chill Advisory: Low temperature of -3° tonight

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    A Wind Chill Advisory is issued when cold will combine with wind to produce risky wind chill values below zero. The moon will rise after 5:00pm New Year's Day night. Records are dropping all over, including records for the longevity of the cold streak. I think Wednesday will be one of the warmer days with highs around 40.
  • Inspired to hear my name from PM Modi: KAS topper Anjuman Bashir

    Inspired to hear my name from PM Modi: KAS topper Anjuman Bashir

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the "discriminatory" practice of Muslim women being barred from observing Haj without a "Mehram" or male guardian has been abolished. I was amazed at spirit that they had, the enthusiasm that was there in their hearts and dreams they nurtured. "He chose to serve the people of the country", he said.
  • Eagles' Nick Foles (rest) done for the day after one quarter

    Eagles' Nick Foles (rest) done for the day after one quarter

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    If nothing else, it would help erase a shaky performance against the Oakland Raiders last week . Both Jones, aside from trying to tackle Ezekiel Elliott on a 16-yard run in the second quarter, and Sudfeld actually played well. It's more than time to turn him loose. Foles' elbow may still be bothering him. No reason to risk further injury. On offense, expect to see the Eagles go very pass heavy early on to try to get Foles into a rhythm.
  • Russian Federation denies North Korea sanctions breach claims

    Russian Federation denies North Korea sanctions breach claims

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    A Reuters report on Friday also cited two unnamed European intelligence agencies saying that tankers operating out of the Russian Far East were also transferring oil to North Korea at sea. The announcement is the second of its kind this week, further highlighting the of use of ship-to-ship cargo transfers banned by United Nations resolutions.
  • Arrest in Call of Duty-linked 'swatting' death

    Arrest in Call of Duty-linked 'swatting' death

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    Wichita Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston told the media that the police officer saw Finch reach for his waistband, and believed he had a gun. In audio of the 911 call played by Wichita police at a news conference, a man said he shot his father in the head and that he was holding his mother and brother at gunpoint.
  • Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

    Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

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    She had been in a coma since 23 December after suffering a heart attack triggered by an asthma attack . Eric Garner screamed "I can't breathe" 11 times while being put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer in Staten Island after police tried to arrest him for allegedly selling loose cigarettes.
  • CWC member booked for hurting woman cop in HP

    CWC member booked for hurting woman cop in HP

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    However, the Congress MLA has apologized saying that she shouldn't have lost her temper. All of a sudden, the MLA lost her cool and slapped the constable. The matter was highlighted after the woman constable slapped Kumari back in a fit of rage. During a day-long visit to Shimla , the Congress President will review the party's performance in the recently-held Himachal Pradesh assembly election.