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Pier 1 will close up to 450 stores

Pier 1 Imports will close nearly half of its stores and is reportedly nearing a bankruptcy filing. The home goods retailer has been struggling for years against rising pressure online and from big-box rivals. Its stock, which was at $300…

Throngs mourn, Iranian leader weeps for general slain by US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader wept Monday over the casket of a top general killed in a U.S. airstrike, his prayers joining the wails of mourners who flooded the streets of Tehran demanding retaliation against America for a slaying that's drastically raised tensions across the Middle East.

Woman shot outside Airbnb house party

ATLANTA (WGCL) -- Police are looking for the shooters who opened fire at a house party being held at an Airbnb rental late Saturday night. Police say one woman was shot during the party on Morgan Street around 12 a.m.…

US-led coalition pauses fight against ISIS in Iraq

The US-led military coalition fighting ISIS announced Sunday that it's temporarily stopping its counter-ISIS missions in order to focus on protecting Iraqi bases and coalition forces there from Iranian-backed militias. Citing the recent attacks by the Kataib Hezbollah militia, which…

DHS monitoring apparent hack of government library program website

The Department of Homeland Security is monitoring the apparent hack of a government website, according to a senior administration official, who called it "defacement." The website on Saturday evening displayed an image of President Donald Trump bleeding from his mouth…

Marianne Williamson lays off 2020 campaign staff nationwide

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bestselling author and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson has laid off her entire 2020 campaign staff but is pushing ahead with her Democratic presidential bid, two former staffers said Thursday. Paul Hodes, a former congressman who had…