Gunmaker Remington to file for bankruptcy

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Source: Fox U.S. firearm manufacturer, Remington Outdoor Company, said it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but stay in business throughout the process. “Difficult industry conditions make today’s agreement prudent,” said Jim Geisler, Remington’s executive chairman, in a statement released by the company on Monday. The company has been dogged by falling sales after one of its …

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These are the stores J.C. Penney plans to close in 2018

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Source: MSN Money J.C. Penney is anticipating closing eight of its department stores across the U.S. this year, a spokesman told CNBC.  It’s part of the company’s ongoing plan to right-size Penney’s store fleet as more sales move online. Penney operates roughly 875 department stores today. That’s after the retailer shuttered nearly 140 stores throughout 2017. Earlier this …

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‘Dreamers’ left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

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Source: MSN The Senate left hundreds of thousands of “Dreamer” immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation’s border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandoned him on an issue that helped propel …

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Tactical units spent weeks trying to breach and climb Trump’s border wall prototypes — and they’re nearly impossible to scale

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Source: MSN Eight prototypes of President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall stand in San Diego, California, at the Otay Mesa port of entry. They’re made of concrete, steel, and other materials, and designed to withstand even the most persistent breaching tools and intrepid climbers. Constructions crews spent roughly a month erecting the prototypes, in the …

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Familiar responses from Congress after latest mass shooting

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Source: MSN Congress on Thursday began the familiar process of discussing the nation’s gun laws with little likelihood of taking action on following the 18th school shooting of the year. Congressional reaction to the death of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, broke down along predictably partisan lines as Republicans urged caution against …

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U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

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Source: MSN President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday in another legal setback for the policy. The Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on a 9-4 vote, became the second federal appeals …

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