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Target adds new space, more toys for holiday season

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Target Corp (TGT.N) will dedicate nearly a quarter of a million square feet of new space to its toy business across 500 of its stores, the retailer said on Tuesday, part of an effort to win more holiday sales. The sign outside the Target store is seen in Arvada, Colorado January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Wilking The ...

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Lindsey Vonn: US skier to retire at the end of the 2018-19 season

Lindsey Vonn is one of only six women to have won World Cup races in all five alpine skiing disciplines Three-time Olympic medallist Lindsey Vonn says she will retire at the end of the upcoming World Cup ski season. American Vonn previously said she would not retire until she broke Ingemar Stenmark’s all-time record of 86 World Cup victories. The ...

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Premiership: Bristol Bears 17-10 Bath in season opener

Alapati Leiua scored Bristol’s only try in their victory over Bath Gallagher Premiership Bristol Bears (6) 17 Try: Leiua Pens: Madigan 4 Bath (0) 10 Try: Homer Con: Priestland Pen: Priestland Bristol Bears marked their return to the Premiership with a memorable 17-10 victory over West Country rivals Bath. Three Ian Madigan penalties put last season’s Championship winners 9-0 up ...

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The ‘New Normal:’ California Firefighters Face Record-Setting Wildfire Season

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA  – Already this year, California wildfires have burned more than 1.1 million acres. The state is deploying thousands of firefighters daily to try and control the flames.  Given the hot and dry conditions, it appears that California will easily surpass last year’s record 1.3 million acres burned. Cal Fire spokesman Mike Mohler told CBN News “This is not ...

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‘Suspended Without Pay’? Knee-Taking, Fist-Raising, Back-Turning, Anthem-Skipping NFL Season Kicks Off

A dozen NFL preseason games kicked off Thursday night along with multiple national anthem protests by the players. Several players took a knee, raised fists or did not take to the field while the national anthem was played. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Tim Williams did not stand with his team, choosing to stand alone in front of the bench with his ...

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‘From high season to absolutely nothing’: Indonesian quake devastates tourism

SENGGIGI, Indonesia/JAKARTA (Reuters) – Days after a powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok, killing more than 130 people and sending thousands of tourists fleeing, its beach strip stands eerily empty, with shops and hotels shuttered. FILE PHOTO – Foreign tourists pull their suitcases as they walk past damaged buildings following a strong earthquake in Pemenang, North Lombok, Indonesia ...

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