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NEW YORK | Walmart sales strong, both online and in stores

NEW YORK — Walmart reported strong sales online and in its established store sales for its fiscal third quarter, and raised profit expectations for the year heading into the holiday shopping season. The report Thursday suggests that efforts by Walmart to improve the experience of its customers is paying off in its battle with online … Continue reading NEW YORK | Walmart sales strong, both online and in stores

NEW YORK | AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again

NEW YORK — Once a week, Roberta Flack gives a musical performance for an exclusive group. The lucky audience consists of a musical director, who works with the legend to keep her instrument — her voice — in top form. It would be an important exercise for any singer, but even more critical given that … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again

LOS ANGELES | Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeToo

LOS ANGELES — With a new movie coming out this fall, “The Old Man & The Gun,” Casey Affleck is speaking publicly about bowing out of presenting the best actress Oscar and past harassment allegations against him amid the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Affleck reflects on … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeToo