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Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says

13 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay. | Video

Trump's Labour Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case

12 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy. | Video

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric

23 Jun 2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic. | Video

Walmart to pay $282 million to settle seven-year global corruption probe

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay $282 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and India violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers.

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers.

Jet.com falls by wayside as Walmart focuses on its website, online grocery

13 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an online start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, after it failed to live up to the world's largest retailer's e-commerce ambitions.

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices

07 Jun 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico.

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices

07 Jun 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico.

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