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February 24, 2017 12:48 PM Early movers: JCP, FL, HLT, GS, WEN, HPE, JWN, GPS, PSO, GOOGL & more

J.C. Penney — The retailer reported adjusted quarterly profit of 64 cents per share, three cents a share above estimates. Revenue missed forecasts, however, and a comparable-store sales drop of 0.7 percent was wider than the consensus Thomson Reuters estimate of a 0.1 percent decline. Penney also announced plans to close up to 140 stores over the next few months 82

February 24, 2017 12:08 AM Justice Department will again use private prisons

The Justice Department will once again use private prisons to house federal inmates, reversing an Obama-era directive to stop using the facilities, which officials had then deemed less safe and less effective than those run by the government. In a one-paragraph memo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the previous directive to the Bureau of Prisons 75

February 19, 2017 12:02 AM Omar Abdel Rahman, imprisoned ‘blind sheikh’ linked to terrorist efforts, dies at 78

Omar Abdel Rahman, the Egyptian-born “blind sheikh” and spiritual leader who was convicted in 1995 of being a mastermind of terrorist plots against the United States, and who was called the “godfather” of radical Islamist movements, died Feb. 18 at a federal prison in Butner, N.C., where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Kenneth McKoy, a Bureau 70

February 18, 2017 9:18 PM Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, linked to 1993 World Trade Center attack, has died

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the blind firebrand Islamist cleric behind the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, has died in federal prison, Fox News has learned. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian radical who maintained a global following even while imprisoned for more than two decades, died Saturday morning at Butner Federal Medical Center in North Carolina 47

February 18, 2017 8:58 PM Blind cleric convicted for plotting terror in US in 1990s dies in prison

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said Kenneth McKoy at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner 83

February 18, 2017 5:29 PM Omar Ahmad Rahman, "Blind Sheik" suspected in World Trade Center bombing, dead at 78

Omar Ahmad Rahman, the so-called “Blind Sheik” convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said Kenneth McKoy at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner, North 60

February 18, 2017 5:18 PM Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, mastermind behind 1993 World Trade Center attack, has died

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the blind firebrand Islamist cleric behind the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, has died in federal prison, Fox News has learned. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian radical who maintained a global following even while imprisoned for more than two decades, died Saturday morning at Butner Federal Medical Center in North Carolina 43

February 8, 2017 11:06 PM Sex offender missing from federal prison is caught in D.C

A wanted sex offender who disappeared after leaving a federal prison in Virginia was caught Wednesday in the District, police said. Matthew Ezekiel Stager, 45, was released from federal prison in Petersburg, Va., on Feb. 2 and was supposed to fly to a transitional center in Texas that day, but he never showed up, the U.S. Marshals Service for the Eastern 48

February 7, 2017 5:53 AM Amnesty accuses Damascus of mass hangings in infamous jail

Amnesty International accused Syria's government on Tuesday of hanging up to 13,000 people at a notorious prison over five years in a "policy of extermination," two weeks before planned peace talks. Titled "Human Slaughterhouse: Mass hanging and extermination at Saydnaya prison," Amnesty's damning report is based on interviews with 84 witnesses, including 73

February 2, 2017 4:15 PM Guard found dead in Delaware prison standoff was 16-year department veteran

The guard found dead Thursday after a Delaware prison hostage standoff that stretched for nearly a day was a 16-year veteran of the force, investigators revealed, saying they considered all 120 inmates in the building as suspects. Sgt. Steven Floyd was found unresponsive at James T. Vaughn Correction Center in Smyrma once police made their way into the building 62