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Future of Toys ‘R’ Us uncertain as firm’s USA operation files for bankruptcy

Global toy giant Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the USA and Canada, according to reports. The retailer, which has more than 1,600 stores worldwide, including one store on Chester’s Greyhound Park, has long been struggling against online rivals such as Amazon and discount chains. They last night confirmed that the North American arm of the retailer ...

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Hurricane Maria: Will Hurricane Maria hit North Carolina, USA? Latest path update | Weather | News

The GFS model shows Hurricane Maria skirting the east coast at the start of next week, with adverse weather conditions reaching North Carolina by Tuesday September 26. Other models have Maria tracking further east into the Atlantic. Nick Petro of the National Weather Service in Raleigh has said that it is too early to forecast whether Maria will make direct ...

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WW3: USA has military plans ready to combat North Korea, US Defence Secretary warns | World | News

It comes as North Korea test launched another missile over Japan on Friday following an earlier hydrogen bomb test which sparked a 6.3 magnitude earthquake. Mr Mattis said he and his South Korean counterpart had discussed the idea of introducing nuclear weapons to the Korean peninsula but would disclose any further details about the military plans. He added: “Yes there ...

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Chuck Landon: Why didn’t C-USA accept Liberty’s bid? | Marshall Sports

Welcome to “Second Guess” Tuesday. Here are the opinions du jour. >> Should Conference USA’s leaders have accepted Liberty University’s bid to join the league? Oh, for about 24 million reasons. That’s how much money Liberty chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr., reportedly offered C-USA a little less than a year ago, according to The Virginian-Pilot newspaper based in Norfolk, Va. Never ...

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Herd’s Knight wins C-USA honor | Marshall Sports

IRVING, Texas – Marshall freshman Lewis Knight continued his hot start to his first season with the Herd men’s soccer team. On Monday, it was announced that Knight was this week’s recipient of the Conference USA Men’s Soccer Player of the Week award. It was the Thundering Herd’s first men’s soccer award for the 2017 season. Knight’s honor comes after ...

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Troy Finishes Fifth at USA Intercollegiate; Lohbauer Ties for

Teams participate in day three of the 2017 NCAA Women’s Golf Athens Regional at the University of Georgia Golf Course on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Athens, Georgia. Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Teams participate in day three of the 2017 NCAA Women’s Golf Athens Regional at ...

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Kiwi Formula 4 USA Championship driver Brendon Leitch surprised by ‘very strange’ bus incident

SCOTT DONALDSON Last updated 14:16, September 19 2017 Michael Burchak/SUPPLIED Southland’s Brendon Leitch is in the top-10 with one round of the Formula 4 Championship remaining. Kiwi Formula 4 Championship motor-racing driver Brendon Leitch took a moment to comprehend the bizarre incident involving a yellow school bus which was unfolding in front of him in race two of the Circuit of the Americas ...

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Zabel lights it up against Huron; Giles leads Madison past Vermillion

Buy Photo Madison quarterback Josh Giles (7) runs the ball during the first half of their high school football game on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Trojan Field in Madison.(Photo: Sam Caravana / Argus Leader)Buy Photo Another week, another batch of great performances on the gridiron. Here is the 5th installment of the American Family Insurance ALL-USA S.D. high school ...

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USA Today names Giant Canyon Swing one of the most extreme thrill rides – Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs Post Independent USA Today names Giant Canyon Swing one of the most extreme thrill ridesGlenwood Springs Post IndependentThe Glenwood Canyon Swing launches into the Glenwood Canyon, 1,300 feet above the Colorado River, at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. USA Today released a list Monday of the most extreme rides around the country — and Glenwood made the list.

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Puerto Rico governor braces for storm’s devastation

CLOSE Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello spoke about the island’s preparations for Hurricane Maria and the toll the storms have taken on the area this year. USA TODAY Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló at a hurricane preparedness meeting in advance of Hurricane Maria.(Photo: Rick Jervis, USA TODAY) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The ever-growing hurricane trudging toward his island is bigger ...

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