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Turner media lays off or buys out nearly 1,500 employees, cutting workforce by 10 percent

Turner media lays off or buys out nearly 1,500 employees, cutting workforce by 10 percent

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 (UPI) --Turner Broadcasting, parent company of CNN, announced Monday it will layoff 1,475 employees, cutting 10 percent of the media conglomerate's total workforce.
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Turner Broadcasting CEO Phil Kent to step aside

ATLANTA, July 17 (UPI) -- U.S. media giant Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday Turner Broadcasting Chief Executive Officer Phil Kent will move up to chairman at the end of the year.
'Harlem Shake' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a third week

'Harlem Shake' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a third week

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Baauer's "Harlem Shake" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a third week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Jackman addresses gay rumors ... Injured Lady Gaga cancels rest of concert tour; will undergo surgery ... Paperback editions of 'Harry Potter' books will feature new cover art ... 'Thrift Shop' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for fourth week ... News from United Press International.
'Thrift Shop' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for fourth week

'Thrift Shop' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for fourth week

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a fourth week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Royal funeral at last for Richard III? ... Mindy McCready in rehab after her kids are taken away ... Anchor Robin Roberts to return to 'GMA' Feb. 20 ... 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart for a third week ... News from United Press International.
'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart for a third week

'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart for a third week

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a third week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Dan Marino fathered girl during 2004 extramarital affair ... Porn star Ron Jeremy undergoes two operations to treat aneurysm ... 'How I Met Your Mother' renewed for a ninth and final season ... Macklemore and Lewis' 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart ... News from United Press International.
Macklemore and Lewis' 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart

Macklemore and Lewis' 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a second week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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'Crazy Love' film subject Linda Pugach dead at 75 ... Country singer Chely Wright pregnant with identical twins ... Cyclist Lance Armstrong turns down 'DWTS' ... 'Thrift Shop' is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart ... News from United Press International.
'Thrift Shop' is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart

'Thrift Shop' is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Man ordered to stay away from actress Ellen Page after tweeting threat ... Pacino, De Palma teaming up for Paterno bio-picture ... 'Pawn Stars' personality Rick Harrison sets wedding date ... Bruno Mars' 'Heaven' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a sixth week ... News from United Press International.
Bruno Mars' 'Heaven' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a sixth week

Bruno Mars' 'Heaven' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a sixth week

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a sixth week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

S. Africans charged with plot to kill Zuma

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Four white South Africans planned to assassinate President Jacob Zuma and other leaders of the African National Congress, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Custodian arrested for photographing kids

GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A custodian at a New Jersey school resigned after he was arrested for allegedly photographing students in clothes-changing areas using hidden cameras.
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John Martin & Co. Ltd, colloquially known as John Martin's or simply Johnnies, was an Adelaide-based company which ran a popular chain of department stores in South Australia. It operated for more than 130 years, from 1866 until its closure in 1998. Johnnies, owned by the prominent Hayward family for the majority of its existence, became an Adelaide icon, responsible for the famous Adelaide Christmas Pageant.

John Martin's was a respected "middle market" retailer, with a reputation for quality, range and value. Indeed, for many years, their claim was that they were the "Big Store" in Rundle Street- Adelaide's major shopping precinct.

They had business links with other major regional department store retailers (Sydney's Grace Brothers and Tasmania's FitzGerald's) with joint ownership of the "Intercontinental Buying Group". This was in an era when Australian department store retailing was largely State based.

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