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Sears Holdings - which closed about 250 stores a year ago - informed workers Thursday that the latest round of Kmart and Sears locations will be shutting down between early March and early April. It will continue to close unprofitable stores, until its physical stores and digital or online retailing capabilities match the needs and preferences of its customers.
  • #MatricResults2017: NSC results to be announced

    #MatricResults2017: NSC results to be announced

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    Alternatively, the learners were allowed to modularise their examinations. "It is clear that the schooling system is failing our learners not just in matric, but long before they reach the final years of school", she said. Top-achieving students in South Africa at the award ceremony for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Most no-fee schools are in rural and township schools.
  • EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs criticized the policies that isolate Cuba

    EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs criticized the policies that isolate Cuba

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    Now, though, Brussels has declared its desire to implement its Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) with Cuba in "ambitious and swift fashion". "We regret that the USA administration has apparently changed its position with respect to Cuba", said Mogherini. Havana and Brussels signed a historic political dialogue and cooperation deal a year ago and will hold the first ever joint council meeting on February 28.
  • Sanjay Dutt biopic to release on June 29

    Sanjay Dutt biopic to release on June 29

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    Dia Mirza essays the role Maanyata Dutt , Sanjay's current wife while Karishma Tanna and Vicky Kaushal will be seen in supporting roles. Meanwhile, in the latest picture, Manisha is getting all attention as she looks as lovely as Dutt and striking similar to her.
  • Building fire kills 4, injures 9 in India's Mumbai

    Building fire kills 4, injures 9 in India's Mumbai

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    The injured people have been taken to the nearby hospital; however, the cause of fire is still unknown. Earlier on the 18th of December, 12 laborers were charred to death after a fire broke out at a snack factory in Mumbai's Sakinaka area.
  • NZ's Munro, Sodhi claim top spots in T20 rankings

    NZ's Munro, Sodhi claim top spots in T20 rankings

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    Munro was named Man of the Match and Man of the Series, and said: "The way we started with Guptill, he has been away from cricket for a while". Colin Munro's record-breaking third career T20I hundred of 104 was the catalyst behind the hosts' imperious 243 for five off their 20 overs - their highest-ever total in the shortest format.
  • Washington state sues Motel 6 for sharing guest data with immigration agents

    Washington state sues Motel 6 for sharing guest data with immigration agents

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    Washington state Supreme Court precedent says hotel guest information is not subject to random searches. Motel 6 is controlled by private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, which bought the brand in 2012. "I was not impressed by Motel 6's response at all", he said. "Motel 6 responded to the lawsuit saying: "[The information released was limited to] the local level without the knowledge of senior management.
  • Saffron Spreads To Lucknow Haj House As Yogi Gets Exterior Painted

    Saffron Spreads To Lucknow Haj House As Yogi Gets Exterior Painted

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    A controversy has erupted after the exterior walls of Haj House in Lucknow were painted saffron . Meanwhile, UP State Haj Committee secretary RP Singh too came out to justify the saffron colour on outer walls of the building saying it was done to bring a uniformity with other government buildings in the vicinity.
  • Mormon Church leader Thomas Monson dies aged 90

    Mormon Church leader Thomas Monson dies aged 90

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    The Church is expected to name its next president after Monson's funeral. "President Nelson is remarkably healthy", Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for the church, said. John Dehlin , another critic of the LDS Church who hosts the Mormon Stories Podcast , had some positive things to say. He had a major role in the supervision and expansion of the Church's welfare program, and its humanitarian work and developmental projects around the world to help those in need, regardless of faith.
  • It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge

    It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge

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    Police have made elaborate security arrangements around the court campus as Lalu and other convicts will be present during the hearing. Tiwary, who is among leaders of the RJD and the Congress against whom the CBI court has issued contempt notices for criticising the judgement whereby Prasad was convicted, also questioned "why is the judge unwilling to name the callers".
  • Yonkers: Carbon monoxide may have sickened nine people

    Yonkers: Carbon monoxide may have sickened nine people

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    Police say they responded to the building around 4 p.m. Thursday. A total of 41 people were treated, including 27 police officers, about 20 percent of the police force, according to WNBC . Carbon monoxide, which is nicknamed "the silent killer", is produced "any time you burn fuel in cars or trucks, small engines, stoves, lanterns, grills, fireplaces, gas ranges or furnaces", according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .
  • 3 sue Amtrak after deadly train derailment

    3 sue Amtrak after deadly train derailment

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    The recording ended as the locomotive was tilting and the crew was bracing for impact. The final recorded speed of the locomotive was 78 miles per hour. The conductor's lawyer said his client was on the locomotive to familiarize himself with the route and was looking at paperwork as the train approached the curve where it came off the tracks.
  • Shin Bet arrests West Bank terrorists who were working for Iranian intelligence

    Shin Bet arrests West Bank terrorists who were working for Iranian intelligence

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    According to the security service, its investigation found that Iran was using South Africa as a "significant front for finding, enlisting and deploying agents to Israel and the West Bank". Also arrested were another relative, Nur Mahamara, 22, and friend Di'a Sarahana, 22, both of Chevron, and both recruited by Muhammad Mahamara. Before commending ISA and Israel's security services for thwarting the terrorist plot, Netanyahu stressed that Iran has been found to be a repeat offender in its ...
  • Numbers Vs. Internet Jokes About Oregon's Pumping Ban

    Numbers Vs. Internet Jokes About Oregon's Pumping Ban

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    One time, my dad came to OR and pumped his own gas. This risk has been mitigated by advances in gas pump technology that today make spills less likely. The labor department reports the ban on self-pumping has created around 10,000 jobs. OR stations employ about 9,800 attendants. At the same time, other reasons for station attendants cited in the statute are more far-fetched.
  • Oil prices expected to keep rising in 2018

    Oil prices expected to keep rising in 2018

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    Saudi Arabia, the largest oil exporter in OPEC, reduced production by 20,000 barrels per day in December - up to 9.95 million barrels per day. "Demand growth is not forecast to keep pace with supply growth, however, resulting in global liquids inventories increasing modestly in 2018", the EIA said in its December 2017 Short-term Energy Outlook.
  • Pranksters post fake 'sanctuary state' signs on California border

    Pranksters post fake 'sanctuary state' signs on California border

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    His comments came during a discussion about California Gov. The signs take aim at California's sanctuary state law that kicked in January 1 and provides greater protections for immigrants living in the state illegally. A small but influential group of ICE hard-liners-led by Chris Crane, the head of the ICE employee union-viewed Homan's continued presence at the agency as a problem.
  • Storm Eleanor lashes Ireland, UK and France

    Storm Eleanor lashes Ireland, UK and France

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    Dutch authorities have, for the first time , shut all five major sea barriers to prevent flooding, as large areas of the country are below sea level. The Eiffel Tower was closed today for visitors because of the strong winds that hit the French capital. The city's parks have also been closed until the storm dies down because of worries over falling tree branches.