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Sears Staves Off Liquidation, Stores to Remain Open

NEW YORK — Sears will live on — at least for now. "While there's no doubt that a shrunken Sears will be more viable than the larger entity, which struggled to turn a profit, we remain extremely pessimistic a...
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US Service Members Killed in Syria Blast

BEIRUT — A number of U.S. service members were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President ...
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IRS Recalling 46,000 Workers to Handle Taxes

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The e...