Sears, Kmart stores ailing as CEO Eddie Lampert's hedge fund gets hundreds of millions

As many Sears and Kmart stores appear to be on life support, CEO Edward Lampert’s hedge fund, ESL Investments, is getting $200 million to $220 million in annual loan payments while Sears has steadily lowered spending on its struggling stores. At the same time, competitors have continued reinvesting.

     

 

 


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Speaking out on torture and a Trump nominee, ailing McCain roils Washington

  1. Speaking out on torture and a Trump nominee, ailing McCain roils Washington  Washington Post
  2. White House grilled over aide’s mocking of McCain  The Hill
  3. Meghan McCain fires back at Trump aide who dismissed her gravely ill father  Los Angeles Times
  4. ‘Songbird John’ McCain? No evidence McCain helped enemy in Vietnam | PolitiFact  PolitiFact
  5. White House official mocked ‘dying’ McCain at internal meeting  The Hill
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Ailing Buhari returns to Nigeria

Ailing Buhari returns to NigeriaPresident Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria on Friday, his office said, after a three-day absence on medical grounds. Nigeria’s main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said Buhari was clearly unwell and unfit to govern. Buhari has not disclosed the exact nature of his condition, saying only that he had “never been so ill” and disclosing that it involved blood transfusions and a battery of tests.


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Barbara Bush: Across Twitter, well wishes pour in for ailing former first lady

  1. Barbara Bush: Across Twitter, well wishes pour in for ailing former first lady  WUSA9.com
  2. Factbox: US political world sends support to former first lady Barbara Bush  Reuters
  3. Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  4. Former First Lady Barbara Bush in failing health: Family spokesman  ABC News
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