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Business
8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will follow JCPenney and Payless in closing this year, report says

This week it was Bebe. Last month it was Staples. In February it was JCPenney. Stores are closing at an epic pace. In fact, the retail industry could suffer far more store closures this year than ever. Brokerage fi

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Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp

ZAGREB, Croatia –  Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government i

Business
Wall Street gears up for busiest earnings week in years

The Wall Street bull is seen in the financial district in New York, U.S., March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid By Caroline Valetkevitch | NEW YORK Forget about French elections or the flaggin

Sports
Michigan State dismisses Auston Robertson after sexual assault charge

SI WIRE Michigan State has dismissed defensive lineman Auston Robertson following a sexual assault charge. Robertson, 19 is facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges for raping a

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'OUR BRAVEST' Trump gives Purple Heart to soldier injured overseas

April 22, 2017: Donald Trump presents Purple Heart award to Army Sgt. Alvaro Barrietos. First lady Melania Trump and wife Tammy Barrietos are behind, to Barrietos’ left. Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesd

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IDEOLOGY VS. SCIENCE Marchers bash Trump on spending cuts, climate change skepticism

March for Science rallies were held across the country Saturday in response to what organizers and attendees see as increasing attacks on science and concerns about looming cuts in government spending. “When sci

Lifestyle
How to take control of iOS autocorrect

File photo: A sales assistant shows features of iOS 9 on an Apple iPhone 6 at an Apple reseller shop in Bangkok September 18, 2015. (REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom) Oh, autocorrect! Sometimes you’re so handy. You see

Lifestyle
Traveling soon? Look out for bed bugs

While you’re settling in for a nice sleep, however, one pest may be just waking up.  (CDC) Every traveler loves a comfy night’s sleep, whether you’re vacationing in your dream city or finding re

Sports
Blake Griffin will miss remainder of playoffs due to big toe injury

SI WIRE Clippers forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the 2017 NBA Playoffs with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe, which was sustained in the Clippers 111–106 win over the Jazz in

Politics
FREE-SPEECH FIGHT Maher defends Coulter in UC Berkeley skirmish

Comedian Bill Maher.  (Reuters) Liberal political comedian host Bill Maher said the University of California, Berkeley is the "the cradle for f—king babies" after the university caved to pressure

Politics
TRUMP-LIKE BOOST: Populist Le Pen sees jump in support with clock ticking to France's election

With one day before France officially heads to the polls for the first round of its presidential elections, candidate Marine Le Pen -- who has built her campaign on the populist anger that helped President Trump get elec

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NEW VIRAL VIDEO Airline probes employee's alleged clash with mom

The incident on an American Airlines jet was caught on video.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) American Airlines on Friday responded quickly to a video that shows a sobbing mother with baby in arm after a confrontat