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by | June 24, 2017 | 00:08

The fate of the store has been up in the air for several months after Seritage Growth Properties went before the Watchung Planning Board on May 16 with a plan to demolish both the retail store and the adjacent Sears Auto Center. There have been about 5,300 store closing announcements so far this year, according to Fung Global Retail & Technology, a retail think tank. Sears Canada received court protection from creditors on Thursday and announced a plan to close 59 locations and cut ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:03

He is a great player that can contribute right away with his defense and high basketball IQ to score while developing his shot. "Lot of people refuse to give in to those demands, and that's why we have these picks and make them". That won't preclude him from revisiting some of those discussions once free agency opens next month, though. On draft night, they still grabbed one of the most NBA-ready players available.

by | June 23, 2017 | 14:18

Boston selected Jaylen Brown with its first round pick in 2016. "They went great", Tatum said of the Celtics' workouts. And he had particularly high praise for Thomas, saying, "He's one of the best players. 1 from a school that was in the Pac-12 at the time of the draft since Bill Walton went first to the Portland Trail Blazers in 1974. "I need to get bigger, first and foremost", he said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 14:13

While Obamacare now allows a threshold of earnings up to 400 percent of the poverty level, the Senate bill changes that threshold to 350 percent. HARI SREENIVASAN: Lisa will be back to help us analyze the political prospects for the Senate Republican health care bill after the news summary.

by | June 23, 2017 | 14:08

Ron Johnson - are now withholding support for the bill until certain changes are made. " The Senate bill may be meaner ". Most health officials contacted Thursday by the Sun Sentinel declined to answer that question, saying they needed more time to study it.

by | June 23, 2017 | 13:53

Humidity levels are much more comfortable levels too. Tropics: "Cindy" was downgraded to a Tropical Depression late morning and will continue to weaken throughout the rest of the day and night. Sunday looks very nice with lower humidity and a good amount of sunshine with temperatures near 80°. It will be partly sunny with a 40- to 50-percent chance of showers on Sunday , Monday , Tuesday and Wednesday .

by | June 23, 2017 | 13:49

He says the mother was eventually able to flee and drive to a hospital. The attack ended when the dog's owner came out and secured the animal, police said. "We might not know each other so well around here, but we look out for one another", Meshey said. The names of the victims of today's pit bull attack have not been released, but the children are reportedly in serious but stable condition at Pennsylvania's Hershey Medical Center.

by | June 23, 2017 | 13:42

Trump welcomed the bill but indicated that changes may be in store. Later Thursday, Trump tweeted that he was "very supportive" of the legislation, and that he looked forward to "making it really special". Fewer than one in 3 Americans supports it, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. Dozens gathered in front of Northampton's City Hall Thursday to bring awareness to the new Senate healthcare bill.

by | June 23, 2017 | 13:36

But the obvious hypocrisy touting the need for campaign finance reform all while outspending his Republican opponent by almost seven to one seemed lost on Ossoff . He says Dems need to get out and listen to the needs of the voter to win back seats. One Democratic candidate for a congressional seat in SC is even using opposition to Pelosi as a part of his platform.

by | June 23, 2017 | 13:20

Michelle Jorden of the county's medical examiner office said in a statement. "Hypothermia and heat stress happen when a body's heat regulation system can not handle the heat", Jorden said. The Weather Service also warns that temperatures will be very hot this week throughout southeastern Utah, including in Canyonlands National Park, Moab, Blanding, Kanab and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

by | June 23, 2017 | 13:11

That the Pelosi-bashing continued to hurt Democrats - already struggling to get their bearings after Trump's win in November - left some fuming after a morning meeting Wednesday. Karen Handel staved off a challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff , even though Democrats funneled a record-breaking $23 million into the election. Many of those districts won't be swing seats since partisan gerrymandering has limited the number of toss-ups, but the DCCC argued that they'll be expanding the ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 12:27

De' Aaron Fox answers questions during an interview after being selected by the Sacramento Kings as the fifth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. In four years , the team deferred immediate value to build long term. Ball then got the wish he and his father, LaVar , wanted all along by staying in Los Angeles, where he starred last season at UCLA.

by | June 23, 2017 | 11:48

Becerra alleged that Daleiden and Merritt had invaded the privacy of staff personnel at Planned Parenthood by filming undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from the abortion provider. Becerra brought 15 charges against Daleiden, 28, and Merritt, 64. That means 60 percent of Planned Parenthood's 2.5 million patients will no longer be able to go there for affordable birth control, pap smears, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, or breast exams.

by | June 23, 2017 | 11:35

In a special airing on Friday, June 16, Lynn says that Carter doesn't have a conscience. Matthew Segal , the head of the MA branch of the American Civil Liberties Union, criticized Bristol County Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz's decision, tweeting that Carter's conviction "expands MA criminal law and imperils free speech".

by | June 23, 2017 | 11:35

Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Rain possible. Highs around 80. South wind around 10 miles per hour becoming north northeast after midnight. Southwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. If the system moves to the north closer to our area, we could see increased rain chances by the second-half of this week.

by | June 23, 2017 | 11:16

The FBI said that on June 12, a family member asked Hodgkinson in a text message to return home to IL. Hodgkinson was "struggling in all kinds of different ways", said Slater, of the Washington Field Office. The FBI recovered a list of Republican names in his pocket, according to law enforcement sources, strongly suggesting that the attack was a premeditated mass assassination attempt.

by | June 23, 2017 | 11:08

And by keeping the reckless Collins-Faso Amendment, this bill targets NY and threatens to slash an additional $2.3 billion in Medicaid funding for the state, leading to devastating cuts to our hospitals, nursing homes , and home care providers.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:58

The arrest came after Jacobs was pulled over around 2 am because his license plate was listed to an unlicensed driver. Digital Underground rapper Shock G was reportedly arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia in Wisconsin last week.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:45

McConnell is pushing toward a vote next week but Paul's stance throws that into question. McConnell's fellow Kentuckyian, U.S. Sen. Spokesman Matt Whitlock said in a statement that Hatch "was closely involved in the drafting process and secured a number of critical health care victories for Utah".

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:36

On June 13, the day Warmbier landed at Cincinnati's Lunken Airport, Colloton was torn. On Monday, the 22-year-old Warmbier died in a Cincinnati hospital, days after his medical evacuation home, the victim of his treatment at the hands of North Korea .

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:29

The Capital Region reflects the national trend as its population grows more diverse and older, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau population estimates. While California still easily bests Texas for the largest Hispanic population in the country, Texas had the largest numeric increase among Hispanics since the last census.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:24

A news conference was scheduled in St. Louis for Wednesday morning. Hawley said at a news conference that the suit will seek "hundreds of millions of dollars" in both damages and civil penalties. " For the sake of my daughter and all the other lives lost, we have to put a stop to this epidemic ". MS and OH filed similar cases earlier this year.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:15

The northern Gulf of Mexico and along the Gulf Coast affected by healthy shower and thunderstorm activity captured in satellite imagery. Water wasn't the only problem. A potential tornado was reported in Fort Walton Beach in southern Okaloosa County. They say swimmers ignored double red flag warnings for unsafe conditions and high surf.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:13

Where can I read it? . The Senate bill would also reduce subsidies now provided to help people without workplace coverage get private health insurance, said Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president of the health care consulting firm Avalare Health.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:17

However, they said they were "open to negotiation and obtaining more information". He said cuts to Medicaid and reduced insurance subsidies in the bill would hit Georgia especially hard. The Senate measure would phase out the extra money Obama provided to expand the federal-state Medicaid program for the poor and disabled to millions of additional low earners.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:10

Progressives made this about Trump, even if Ossoff didn't, and they lost . Dean's group actually endorsed Ossoff, and he gladly took that San Francisco and Hollywood money. Democrats lost another race in SC that same night, and that followed previous disappointments in Montana and Kansas. "It's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic Party , we need new leadership".

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:47

However, the four senators do appear open to negotiations and amendments that could turn their "no" to a "yes". Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hopes to push the legislation through the Senate next week. They say it doesn't go far enough. "It hands enormous tax cuts to the rich and to the drug and insurance industries, paid for by cutting health care for everybody else".

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:46

Obamacare had the "individual mandate " that fined people for not buying insurance. It shares some broad strokes with the bill that House Republicans passed in may. Williams added that a lot of people would lose coverage altogether, and we could see a spike in overdose deaths if these changes take effect. And Obama called on Americans to lobby their senators, in order to slow down the Republican bill's consideration and pressure GOP lawmakers into negotiating with Democrats on ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:41

He said he is reviewing the bill and confident that Murkowski and Sullivan will fight to protect Alaskans and the needs of a vast, remote state where high health care costs are a concern. The bill would provide less-generous tax credits to help people buy insurance and let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that "Obamacare" requires of insurers.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:38

This investigation is unrelated to the shooting death of Smith . We can't impute god-like perception to police officers, and the split-second reasonable decision to fire on an armed suspect isn't something that has to be reconsidered with every pull of the trigger.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:30

President-elect Donald Trump continues to hold meetings with potential members of his cabinet at his office. The shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , a Capitol Police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist on Wednesday as the congressional Republican baseball team practiced in Alexandria, Va., for its annual game with congressional Democrats was savage, senseless and despicable.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:25

This bill is better designed than the House version , according to Avik Roy , founder of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, because it offers more help to older people who can't afford insurance while making coverage cheaper for young healthy people.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:27

One of the premier shooters in this year's draft class, with the temperament to thrive in the Big Apple, Kentucky's Malik Monk lands with the Knicks. 1 overall to the Philadelphia 76ers . I wasn't asked (to shoot threes) at Kentucky, because we all played our parts - we all sacrificed certain stuff.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:24

The congressional game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington. "I think that we should all have money in the budget, in our congressional budgets, so that we can hire security". Clyburn charged that Trump "is allowed to hide behind political correctness to say all kinds of things about people, and I'm a little bit sick and exhausted of people saying anything they want to say about anyone ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:22

Now, they are clamping down on even this aspect. "Acosta also said that, while "'pen and pad' gaggles' are common, the White House's refusal to hold on-camera press briefings "is different". The struggle for the WHCA is negotiating with the current White House is that the Trump campaign shredded established norms when it comes to dealing with the press by blacklisting news organizations.