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FILE - In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, file photo, customers walk out of a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
November 16, 2017 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A surging online business and strong food sales boosted Walmart's results Thursday ahead of the holiday season, a day after its rival Target offered a cautious forecast that overshadowed progress it has made in bringing more customers to its stores. And Best Buy, the nation's...
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An electronic stock board shows the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Asian shares sank Friday, following declines on Wall Street after a proposed delay to U.S. tax cut plan dented investor sentiment.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2017 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So that's what a losing streak feels like. Stocks fell for the second day in a row Friday, which hadn't happened in a month, as Amazon put a scare into yet another industry: medical device and health care equipment companies. Those companies slumped after an analyst for Citi...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, an Amazon Echo Dot is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
October 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon posted third-quarter earnings that far surpassed Wall Street expectations, helped by the acquisition of organic grocer Whole Foods and an increase in sales during its summer "Prime Day" promotions. The company also said Thursday that it expects sales to rise during the busy...
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FILE - This Thursday, June 1, 2017, file photo, shows a Walmart sign at a store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart is buying delivery company Parcel to help get groceries, other goods to customers in New York City faster. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
October 03, 2017 - 8:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is sharpening its same-day delivery skills through the acquisition of a small, New York City company. Walmart said Tuesday that Parcel, with a warehouse in Brooklyn, has learned to deftly navigate densely populated areas and get groceries to customers fast. That last leg is...
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Kelly McClenthen walks through her flooded neighborhood, as she returns to see the damage to her home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 11, 2017 - 11:43 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Jacksonville, Florida, authorities are telling residents near the St. Johns river to leave quickly as floodwaters rise. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office warned people in evacuation zones A and B along the St. Johns River to "Get...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 8:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Oil companies have reported two more spills in Texas caused by Harvey's floodwaters, including one estimated at up to 1,500 barrels. The Texas Railroad Commission said Friday that Denbury Onshore LLC had notified...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 6:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Fire officials say they're aware of one trailer containing unstable compounds that's on fire at a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey. Rachel Moreno, a spokeswoman for the Harris County Fire...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 6:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Another fire has broken out at Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey, sending black smoke into the air. Aerial video shows a towering fire and smoke coming from the Arkema plant in Crosby on...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 5:35 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Houston-area officials say it could take about three months for two reservoirs swamped by Harvey to drain. The Harris County Flood Control District said Friday that water must continue to be released from the...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 4:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Houston-area officials have updated their survey on the number of homes damaged by Harvey. The flood control district for Harris County, which includes Houston, said Friday that 156,000 dwellings have been damaged...
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