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Walmart's shares fell nearly 2 percent Friday morning. Wal-Mart estimated that the financial impact of the shutdowns to its financial results will be around $0.20 to $0.22 per share. S.-including all 102 Walmart Express stores, a smaller format store the company had created in recent years. Moody's retail analyst Charlie O'Shea described the closures as a long-overdue "pruning".
  • Endangered child alert issued for missing 2 year old

    Endangered child alert issued for missing 2 year old

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    The grandmother told officers she was paying attention to her granddaughter for a moment and when she looked up, Noah was gone. Authorities said his disappearance is not considered suspicious, according to The Jackson Sun . The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has asked residents who live near the search area for 2-year-old Noah Chamberlin to search their properties. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans.
  • Steven Avery of 'Making a Murderer' files appeal, says jury was tainted

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    Dassey , who is serving a life sentence with the possibility of parole, tried to appeal his conviction, but was denied and the Wisconsin Supreme Court wouldn't review the case. "He is 100 percent guilty", said Giordano. Most shocking about these claims is that not only did Avery allegedly file them himself (despite his newly appointed lawyers), but he insists that his legal counsel did not do their jobs properly.
  • Bernie Sanders Closes in on Hillary Clinton in Iowa

    Bernie Sanders Closes in on Hillary Clinton in Iowa

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    Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, left and Bernie Sanders. So she sent her daughter out to mislead voters. "I have said what I would do to improve the Affordable Care Act", she told ABC. Earlier on Wednesday, Sanders' campaign had released a comprehensive list of proposals to pay for his various campaign schemes-except for health care.
  • Steven Avery files appeal asking for murder conviction to get tossed out

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    In the filing, littered with spelling and grammatical mistakes, Avery takes issue with a search conducted during the murder investigation, saying the investigation improperly included multiple properties and therefore any evidence that was uncovered is clearly " FRUIT OF THE POISONOUS TREE ".
  • Criminal complaint filed in high school basketball rape

    Criminal complaint filed in high school basketball rape

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    Affidavits obtained Thursday say during the team's stay in Gatlinburg, four freshmen players were assaulted, including being struck by pool cues. Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston has filed charges against three adults in connection with the alleged rape of an Ooltewah boys basketball player by three juvenile teammates.
  • After Tide rolls, Alabama's team buses rolled away without Lane Kiffin

    After Tide rolls, Alabama's team buses rolled away without Lane Kiffin

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    After a 1-yard loss on a run, Alabama's Jake Coker passed 51 yards to tight end O.J. Howard for a touchdown and a 31-24 lead.  "This whole dynamic of how do we keep a healthy bowl system, which I think is great for college football, it's a lot of positive self-gratification for a lot of players who had a good season", he said , "and the national interest that we have in a playoff, which sort of overwhelms the importance of all the other bowl games".
  • Steven Avery's Ex-Fiancée Says "He's Not Innocent"

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    According to Avery, the method used to select the jury also infringed on his rights. "He told me once, all bitches owe him, because the one that sent him to prison the first time", she says, referring to Avery's wrongful conviction for sexual assault in 1985 , for which he was in prison for 18 years.
  • What You Need to Know About the Flint Water Crisis

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    For more than a year, water drawn from the Flint River leached lead from old lines into homes after the city switched its drinking water. Now, after just 2 percent of the city has been tested, 43 children have already been diagnosed with risky amounts of lead in their blood - a condition that can cause mental and physical development problems.
  • Rand Paul's one-finger response to debate snub

    Rand Paul's one-finger response to debate snub

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    Paul claims his top-5 showing in the latest major Iowa Poll shows he should have made Thursday's debate. " ... I think that he's an angry man who presents a worldview that I think turns off so many people in our country that ...
  • Bernie Sanders First White Guy Endorsed by The Nation

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    I think the President talked about the fact that we can utilize the changing world in a way that benefits all of us and that we should not be afraid of change. "It's going to be up to him and we'll wait and see what he does", Benenson said. Then, we can expand health care to all and provide universal college education.
  • 'Making A Murderer': Brendan Dassey's Half-Brother Drops Rap Defending Family

    'Making A Murderer': Brendan Dassey's Half-Brother Drops Rap Defending Family

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    The first warrant to search the Avery property had multiple properties - and he claims that makes it a warrantless search with any evidence seized being determined illegal. Previously charged and then exonerated for a rape he did not commit, Avery is now spending life behind bars without parole for the murder of 25-year old Terera Halbach.
  • Iran releases U.S. navy sailors held in Gulf

    Iran releases U.S. navy sailors held in Gulf

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    Kerry learned of the incident around 12:30 p.m. EST as he and Defense Secretary Ash Carter were meeting their Filipino counterparts at the State Department, the official said. When the USA lost contact with the boats, ships attached to the USS Harry S Truman aircraft carrier strike group began a search, as did aircraft from the Truman.
  • Winning Powerball ticket purchased in Munford, TN

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    Faroqui celebrates after learning the store sold a winning Powerball ticket on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 in Chino Hills, Calif. One winning ticket was sold at the store located in suburban Los Angel... "I'm happy it's in Chino Hills". "It was in the middle of the night, and I went for a run and checked my ticket", Cole said. In Melbourne Beach, neighbours were gossiping that the victor might be someone in a housing development several miles from the Publix where loud partying could be ...
  • Steven Avery of 'Making a Murderer' files an appeal

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    According to TMZ, Avery believes the jury was tainted, and says that one juror in particular was out to convict him, repeatedly saying things like Avery is "f-king guilty". She even goes as far as describing Avery as a "monster". Zellner & Associates, P.C.in Downers Grove announced Friday it will assume "the full and complete representation of Steven Avery".
  • Two NC players win $2M Powerball prizes

    Two NC players win $2M Powerball prizes

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    One ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Chino Hills, east of Los Angeles, California Lottery officials said. The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing is at least $1.5 billion, the largest lottery jackpot in the world.
  • Nearly 200000 People Sign Petition Asking Obama to Pardon Steven Avery

    Nearly 200000 People Sign Petition Asking Obama to Pardon Steven Avery

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    In fact, " Making a Murderer " has led almost 200,000 people to collectively sign two separate petitions asking the Obama administration to intervene to pardon the 2007 murder conviction of Wisconsin-native Steven Avery . Avery had reportedly been attempting to sue the county for $36 million over his wrongful conviction when he was re-arrested in 2005. The filmmakers in " Making A Murderer " sifted through 700 hours of video over the course of a decade to condense it to the 10, one hour ...
  • Oscars 2016: Revenant tops nominations list

    Oscars 2016: Revenant tops nominations list

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    Though it should win attention in technical categories, Oscar prognosticators do not expect J.J. Abrams' box-office juggernaut "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to land a  best picture  nomination. It is certainly a good  best actress  list, with further nominations for Jennifer Lawrence for  Joy , Cate Blanchett for Carol, Brie Larson for  Room  - and Saoirse Ronan for  Brooklyn , which is the performance which I think should win.
  • Iran frees 10 US Navy sailors

    Iran frees 10 US Navy sailors

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    A new polemic  video  published by the Iranian  State  television appears to show some American sailors that were arrested on Tuesday. On Thursday, Carter said the  sailors  apparently did not radio in to tell USA commanders they were off-course before encountering the Iranians.
  • No winners come forward, 3 winning Powerball tickets sold

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    The identity of the winners was not yet known. Tennessee's top lottery official Rebecca Hargrove was traveling to Munford, a suburb of Memphis, to announce the store that sold one of the jackpot tickets and present the retailer with a $25,000 bonus check, a lottery spokeswoman said.
  • Two Powerball winners take $2 million prizes in NC

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    Florida's store collects $100,000, and California's $1 million bonus will be shared between the Chino Hills store owner and the 7-Eleven company. 27, 34, with a Powerball of 10. The top lottery official in Tennessee is on the way to the town where one of three winning tickets for the world-record Powerball jackpot was sold.
  • Powerball: $1.5 Billion Winning Numbers Announced

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    One winning ticket was sold at the store located in suburban... The respected data analytics website  FiveThirtyEight  estimated that 1.008 billion total Powerball tickets were sold for Wednesday's jackpot. In Westmoreland County, somebody won $100,000 on a ticket that was sold at Sunoco on Route 30 in Unity Township. The Kum & Go chain, which has 430 gas stations and convenience stores in 11 mostly Midwestern states, has seen a significant increase in sales from the Powerball rush, though ...
  • Donald Trump Hammers Away, US Senate Leader Mum On Eligibility

    Donald Trump Hammers Away, US Senate Leader Mum On Eligibility

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    In fact, they may be boosting his rival according to one group of Hawkeye State voters. Trump's strategy - and it differs from his usual bombast - is that instead of directly saying that Cruz is not eligible to be president, he is merely "raising questions" and making clear that this could be an issue.
  • How to Watch Tonight's Republican Debate Online

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    Tea party flame-thrower Ted Cruz is showing voters his softer side during his presidential campaign in Iowa, whether through his joke-laced stump speech or one-on-one interactions. Who can participate: For the 9 p.m. primetime debate, "a candidate needs to be either among the top six in an average of the five most recent national polls, or among the top five in an average of the five most recent Iowa or New Hampshire polls".
  • Leadership Lessons From Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban

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    The Crimson Tide have now won four national titles in the past seven years, all under coach Nick Saban. Coach Saban is blessed with great players. Therefore, with an exhausted defense and another championship trophy at stake, Saban's decision was simple: Ask your blue-chip talents to follow every detail and execute one of the gutsiest calls in title game history.
  • Making a Murderer filmmakers say juror now believes Steven Avery was framed

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    Chris says the Avery case was one of the most memorable cases in his career. Despite mounting evidence against him, most of which wasn't included within the series claims prosecutor Ken Kratz , almost 200,000 people have signed a Change.org petition as well as a White House petition to get him released from prison.