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Toys R Us to close several stores in North Texas

Toys R Us to close several stores in North Texas

The closure of about 180 US stores will begin in early February and continue until mid-April, Chief Executive David Brandon said in a letter on its website . Melanie Teed-Murch, President of Toys "R" Us Canada, said in a separate memo that the 83 Canadian locations won't be impacted by the closures. The company that once dominated toy sales in the USA has been operating under bankruptcy protection since last fall, when it filed for Chapter 11 under the weight of $5 billion in debt.


Explosion reported near Save the Children office in eastern Afghanistan

Explosion reported near Save the Children office in eastern Afghanistan

Witnesses said at least some of them were in police uniform, a commonly used tactic. It was not known whether the dead civilian was employed by Save the Children . "Our humanitarian work in Afghanistan reaches nearly 1.4 million children'". "We remain fully committed to helping the most deprived children of Afghanistan ", Save the Children said in a statement .


Dozens of Abortion Mills Closed Last Year

Dozens of Abortion Mills Closed Last Year

But if she had not cut me o, I would have quoted former Planned Parenthood President Mary Calderone, who said in 1960: "Abortion is no longer a unsafe procedure". The county attorney in Big Horn County, Montana, is already using the premise of "protecting the unborn" to implement an "immediate crackdown policy of civilly prosecuting any expecting mothers found to be using unsafe drugs or alcohol", including imprisonment if the county believes this is warranted.


Dog flu on the rise among pets

Dog flu on the rise among pets

He says while it may be hard to detect, symptoms include runny eyes, coughing and a discolored discharge from the nose. An investment worth considering when vets are seeing more dog flu cases with more dogs on the move traveling with their owners, and up close and personal with other dogs.


Georgia gets low marks in tobacco control report

Georgia gets low marks in tobacco control report

Policies the American Lung Association is encouraging Arkansas to implement is increasing the legal age at which people can buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 and raising taxes on those products. And though North Dakota once met federal expectations for tobacco prevention program funding at 100 percent, the state now spends 63 percent of the recommended amount.


Eagles Defeat Equatorial Guinea 3-1, Saunter In To Quarter-Final

Eagles Defeat Equatorial Guinea 3-1, Saunter In To Quarter-Final

Libya knew they would have to beat their Rwandan opponents if they were to stand any chance of prolonging their stay at the tournament for home-based African players and they pressed forward in search of the opener right from the off. It was a deserved win for the Eagles who marched into the knockout stages alongside Libya who scored a late victor in their clash against Rwanda at the same time.