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Finally, Citigroup Inc. started coverage on Macy's in a report on Wednesday, October 7th. Of the 40, 36 will close in early spring. Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, a research firm, said that despite positive results from some stores, he's still cautious about the fourth-quarter for retailers.
  • Scores line up for Trump Vermont event in Sanders' hometown

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    Trump opponents planned at least three protests and drafted a petition aimed at stopping the event, which was announced a week before it occurred. “Pretty soon they’re going to get so nasty that we’re not going to have any more protesting, ” he said of the security force after yet another protester was shown the door.
  • President Obama 'Guns in America' on CNN

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    Congress has no plans now or in the foreseeable future to take any action that might deal with that fact in any way. US President Barack Obama began his final year in office by making gun control and gun safety a top priority for his administration.
  • Powerball Jackpot Rises To $700 Million

    Powerball Jackpot Rises To $700 Million

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    A lottery official says there is no jackpot victor in the drawing for a Powerball prize worth an estimated $500 million. The eye-popping windfall is fueled by heavy sales after nobody matched all numbers plus the Powerball to claim Wednesday's $524 million grand prize.
  • US Marine held in road rage shooting of student over sexual comments

    US Marine held in road rage shooting of student over sexual comments

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    According to news sources, Eric Jamal Johnson waived extradition during his court appearance in Arizona this afternoon and will return to Texas to face charges in connection with the New Year's Day shooting death of Sara Mutschlechner . He has been a marine since August 2013. Jenny McGintry is a current UT student and former San Marcos High student who organized the event. "She's part of our community and not only do we want to support our previous firefighters, part of our family, but we ...
  • Burns tribe says armed activists 'desecrating' OR land

    Burns tribe says armed activists 'desecrating' OR land

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    Burns Paiute Tribal Chair Charlotte Rodrique told reporters Wednesday that the tribe is concerned about damage to cultural artifacts. She says the group is "desecrating one of our sacred sites." The activists seized buildings at the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday.
  • Clinton silent as Trump escalates attacks on husband

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    In his last rally of 2015 on December 30, Mr. Trump said, though Mr. Sanders was behind Ms. Clinton in the race for the Democratic nomination, "anything can happen". And is it fair to expect Hillary to answer for what her husband did? Guthrie persisted as Miss Manners: "Are you saying an extramarital affair by Bill Clinton is fair game and something that you think should be in the campaign?" According to polls and focus groups, it's also one reason why Trump has destroyed conventional wisdom.
  • "Affluenza" teen Ethan Couch hires high-profile Mexican lawyer

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    The pair fled south after officials in Tarrant County, Texas, began an investigation into whether Couch violated the probation deal that kept him out of prison after he killed four people with his pickup truck in 2013. Marshal for the Northern District of Texas. A Mexican immigration official said Thursday a judge has agreed to hear arguments on the affluent young man's appeal, a process that could take weeks or months.
  • 'Making a Murderer': Fans want Avery freed

    'Making a Murderer': Fans want Avery freed

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    Scott Walker , which has so far been signed by just 1,033 people . Throughout Season 1, Avery's attorneys accused local law enforcement of framing the now 53-year-old man for Halbach's murder. The Change.org petition carries the bulk of the signatures, itself nearing the 200,000 mark on its own. Steven Avery served 18 years on the charge of rape before DNA evidence proved his innocence.
  • No Wednesday winner: Powerball jackpot climbs to estimated $675M

    No Wednesday winner: Powerball jackpot climbs to estimated $675M

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    It will now roll over to become the biggest lottery prize in USA history. The previous record was a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot won in March 2012. You have until Saturday evening at 9:58 p.m. to buy a ticket. Powerball is sold in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands .
  • Supporters and opponents of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump wait at Vermont venue

    Supporters and opponents of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump wait at Vermont venue

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    Officials in Burlington, Vermont are raising concerns about the volume of tickets issued by Donald Trump's campaign for a rally Thursday night, saying that overcrowding could jeopardize public safety. Actually thwarting the event might be hard for the Sanders' supporters, however, as the event has been overbooked, and admission will reportedly be based on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $675 Million

    Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $675 Million

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    In addition to the large Powerball jackpot prize, players have the opportunity to win lower-tier prizes from $4 up to $2 million by matching any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations. You have until Saturday evening at 9:58 p.m. to buy a ticket. Realistically, the chances of winning are 1 in 292.2 million, according to lottery officials.
  • Howard Dean: Donald Trump Taking on Bill Clinton 'a Tactical Mistake'

    Howard Dean: Donald Trump Taking on Bill Clinton 'a Tactical Mistake'

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    After critics lambasted his revival of the Lewinsky controversy in the 2016 White House campaign, Trump claimed that it was "fair game" to attack Clinton and her husband in that manner. The Clinton-Lewinsky affair dominated headlines and wearied the country for a year during Bill Clinton's impeachment and trial, where he was narrowly acquitted in the Senate.
  • Bernie Sanders wins Elizabeth Warren's praise on Wall Street reform

    Bernie Sanders wins Elizabeth Warren's praise on Wall Street reform

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    In 2008, the greed, recklessness and illegal behavior on Wall Street almost destroyed the USA and global economy. He coupled that promise, delivered in front of a raucous crowd just a few subway stops from Wall Street , with a series of attacks on rival Hillary Clinton, arguing her personal and political ties make her unable to truly take on the financial industry.
  • Vikings-Seahawks Wild Card Game Forecast: Game-Time Temps Around 0 Degrees

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    This could be the X factor we are looking for! The Seahawks, on the other hand, finished at 10-6 and may be a slight favorite in this game after winning consecutive games to end the season . Even if he doesn't play, the Seahawks hasn't exactly missed him. Tickets for the Seahawks-Vikings game are now on sale, and some seats will definitely be warmer than others.
  • Texas State DT Will Trevillion dies

    Texas State DT Will Trevillion dies

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    In his first season as a Bobcat, Trevillion recorded three tackles as well as two solo tackles at UL Lafayette and a solo stop at Texas Tech. KXAN News has learned that he had a medical procedure a few months ago after having trouble breathing.
  • Donald Trump compares Bill Clinton to Bill Cosby

    Donald Trump compares Bill Clinton to Bill Cosby

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    Clinton is leading all national polls, but the races in Iowa and New Hampshire are tighter, with Sanders ahead in the Granite State. Hecklers interrupted Trump's speech several times, but, as usual, Trump handled them in his own style. She is (smartly) using her husband as a campaign surrogate, and simultaneously (correctly) calling Trump sexist. At a campaign event in New Hampshire on Sunday, Katherine Prudhomme O'Brien heckled Clinton about her husband's sexual history, accusing her of ...
  • Vince Vitrano, who covered Avery, on 'Making a Murderer'

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    Avery's defence attorneys Dean Strang and Jerry Buting asked Fairgrieve to testify as an expert witness, to examine how the burned remains of a murder victim Teresa Halbach were handled. Walker, a former Republican presidential candidate, is not swayed by more than 300,000 signatures on online petitions at the Change.org website calling for Avery's exoneration, Walker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said.
  • El Niño storms lash drought-stricken California

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    California residents are hopeful that upcoming storms could quench the state's drought problems, despite possibilities of catastrophe. A sign warning of flooded road is posted along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, after a heavy rain.
  • California weather's worst storm of the week, El Nino systems still coming

    California weather's worst storm of the week, El Nino systems still coming

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    Forecasters predict significantly less rain Thursday that has pounded the state all week but warn that flash flooding is still possible into the afternoon. With the concrete channels of the usually dry Los Angeles River churning with El Nino stormwater water runoff, along with rivers and streams throughout the drought-stricken state, water managers have adopted what they’re calling a “strategy” to optimize management of storm water.
  • Steven Avery: My Brothers Might Have Done It

    Steven Avery: My Brothers Might Have Done It

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    None of Halbach's DNA was ever discovered inside of Avery's home, where the prosecution claimed she was raped and shot in the head. A Change.org petition was also created which has 312,679 signatures, surpassing the 300,000 needed before it can be addressed.
  • No Scarcity of Certified Coaching Candidates for NFL Teams

    No Scarcity of Certified Coaching Candidates for NFL Teams

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    There are numerous amount of coordinators assistants, and former coaches around the National Football League who are being considered to fill in these vacancies but there is no one who is being more sought after than the Chicago Bears offensive coordinator, Adam Gase.
  • LA District Attorney Declines to File Charges Against Bill Cosby

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    Her testimony would have been in the defamation case against her husband Bill Cosby , in which several women are claiming he defamed them by branding them as liars. Detectives investigated the second accusation, which allegedly happened at the Playboy Mansion at an event called " Midsummer Night's Dream Party", but the crime was ultimately deemed to also be outside the statute of limitations.
  • LA prosecutor not charging Cosby

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    Kuvin said the decision by the District Attorney's Office "in no way affects Ms. Goins' civil lawsuit against Cosby, which is proceeding". That accuser claimed that Cosby took her to a Hollywood jazz club in 1965 when she was 17 years old and bought her alcoholic beverages.
  • Los Angeles prosecutor will not charge Bill Cosby with sexual assault

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    The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office has ruled that too much time passed to prosecute Cosby for assaulting a woman who claims she was 17 in 1965 when the disgraced funnyman "forced her to have sexual intercourse" at a home in the Hollywood Hills, according to records obtained Wednesday by NBC News.
  • Bill Cosby Won't Face Fresh Criminal Charges

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    The Los Angeles ruling, which does not name the two accusers, comes a week after Bill Cosby was criminally charged in Pennsylvania with sexually assaulting a woman in his home near Philadelphia. The woman in the later case, who identified herself through an attorney as Chloe Goins , was 18 at the time she said she was sexually assaulted, prosecutors said.
  • Tom Brady suffered ankle sprain, should be fine

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    Tom Coughlin resigned after 12 years with the Giants on Monday. Patricia is a newcomer to the job-hunt landscape. He also writes for Examiner.com as the New England Patriots Examiner. Whether it's for the run game or the passing game, the Patriots really failed to excel on a consistent basis. "He just came down on the back of me".
  • Did Other Members of the Avery Family Kill Teresa Halbach?

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    After his 2003 exoneration, Avery was a free man, but for just two years. The Avery documentary has generated renewed interest in the case. "A lot of our appeal has to do with the actions that Brendan's original attorney Len Kachinsky took, which demonstrated his disloyalty to Brendan and his willingness to work with the prosecution to try to get Brendan to plead guilty and testify against Steven Avery ", Drizin explained.
  • 'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery Thought Brothers Framed Him

    'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery Thought Brothers Framed Him

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    An opportunity the filmmakers missed, however, would have been to tell how 18 years of unjust imprisonment might have changed Avery into a person capable of murdering an innocent young woman. Once again, he denied any wrongdoing. "We're getting threats", Michael Griesbach told WITI-TV . "When I saw it I was just amazed at what a great job they did".
  • Lottery official: No winner of Powerball jackpot worth estimated $500 million

    USA

    In October, a winning ticket worth $380,774 was sold at the same 7-Eleven store to Pat Tucker, who had meant to buy a Mega Millions ticket but got a $2 Powerball victor instead. The second- and third-largest prizes, awarded in November 2012 and February 2015, were split among two and three people. "This is the sixth largest jackpot of any US lottery game on record and the fourth largest Powerball jackpot", said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery and chair of the ...
  • AFC Playoff Picture Painted and ready to go

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    The loss dropped them to 12-4 on the season, but at the end of the day, no one will remember this game in another month if this team is in California. Against Miami they entered the fourth quarter tied at 10 but gave up six-play 82-yard touchdown drive and a nine-play 44 yard field goal drive.