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New York (AFP) — U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Thursday announced it is replacing the head of its Walmart U.S. division, which has had declining same-store sales in recent quarters.

Greg Foran, 53, currently head of Walmart Asia, will lead the Walmart U.S. division starting August 9, reporting to chief executive Doug McMillon, the company announced.

Foran will replace Bill Simon, who has held the post since June 2010 and “will be transitioning out of the company,” Wal-Mart said.

“Greg is one of the most talented retailers I’ve ever met. His depth of knowledge and global experience will bring a fresh perspective to our business,” McMillon said.

Foran joined Wal-Mart in 2011 after previously working at Woolworths, a leading supermarket group in Australia and New Zealand.

The U.S. division, which accounts for about 60 percent of Wal-Mart’s overall revenues, had declining comparable store sales of 0.1 percent in the most recent quarter, after a 0.4 percent decline in the previous quarter.

AFP Photo / Justin Sullivan

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Donald Trump Jr.

Screenshot from Twitter

You've probably heard about Donald Trump's claim that his Democratic rival got "a big fat se onhot in the ass" before delivering a nearly perfect performance on a recently televised town hall. Or his more recent demand that Joe Biden get a "drug test" before their debate on Tuesday night. Having spent months lowering expectations for Biden, the Trumps are now busily defaming him as a junkie.

But that particular slur backfired spectacularly over the weekend when the Trump campaign posted a bizarre video of Don Jr. -- seemingly in a condition that called for rehab services. As his father might put it, "many people are saying" that the presidential spud looked and sounded like someone abusing a controlled substance. (His slurred message was disturbed too, something about an "army of able-bodied men and women" to intimidate voters).

It's both funny and sad to watch Don Jr. decompensate on Twitter. (More funny, though.)

Click and judge his condition for yourself.