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Macy's Plans to Close 100 Stores

Nordstrom , which reported revenue of $3.65 billion for the second quarter, meeting Wall Street forecasts, has scaled back on inventory to meet lower sales. Meanwhile, adjusted earnings per share came to 54 cents, beating consensus expectations of 48 cents per share. Excluding these, adjusted earnings were $0.54 per share, compared to $0.64 per share previous year.


Lawsuit: Trump's NC campaign director pointed gun at aide

Lawsuit: Trump's NC campaign director pointed gun at aide

The lawsuit was brought for "assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress". Bordini told Trump's former national field director Stuart Jolly and then-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski about the incident. As a candidate, Trump has been an outspoken supporter of the constitutional right to bear arms and himself has a permit in NY to carry a concealed handgun.


Two Officers Shot Near Fort Smith, Arkansas

Two Officers Shot Near Fort Smith, Arkansas

The FBI, ATF, Arkansas State Police, Greenwood Police Department, Hackett Police Department, Fort Smith Police Department and Sebastian County Sheriff's Office all responded to the incident. Cooper spent the past fifteen years with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office. Billy Monroe Jones, 34, had gone to his father's house earlier Wednesday to take some tools, Hollenbeck said.



Woman killed by Florida officer in academy exercise

The retired septuagenarian-librarian was hit by a live round fired by Lee Coel, 28 during a "shoot/don't shoot" role-playing exercise at an event hosted by the Punta Gorda Police Department for about 35 members of the community. "Our intention is to be completely transparent", Lewis said. Tania Rues, Miramar police spokeswoman, said Coel resigned but could not comment why.


Philippines urges China: 'Uncompromisingly' respect rule of law

Philippines urges China: 'Uncompromisingly' respect rule of law

Vietnam has illegally occupied 29 of about 50 islands and reefs in the South China Sea . A Department of State official commented on the hangars, saying, "This type of potentially dual use construction activity has raised tensions in the region".



Council of Europe head visits Turkey in wake of failed coup

A German court had ruled Erdogan and other top Turkish officials were banned from appearing at the rally via satellite video, angering the pro-Erdogan crowd. This was first time a medical establishment has been targeted in a clampdown under a three-month state of emergency which has also hit journalists and academics.