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Walmart to stop selling ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons

The moves come exactly one month after a gunman walked into a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, and killed 22 people. The tragedy put pressure on the nation’s biggest retailer — and a large seller of firearms and ammunition — to respond to the wave of mass shootings across the country.

Walmart sues Tesla for solar panels that went up in flames

Walmart is suing Tesla, saying that several solar panels that Tesla installed on Walmart store rooftops went up in flames, causing millions of dollars in damage

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Hundreds come to honor El Paso victim after public invited

The service was moved from a funeral home to La Paz Faith Memorial & Spiritual Center to accommodate the crowd. Vocalists and musicians volunteered to help, including a mariachi band. Condolences and orders for flowers poured in.

US: Armed man at Walmart in Missouri says he was testing right to bear arms

Prosecutors have charged the man who caused a panic at a Walmart store in Springfield, Missouri, with making a terrorist threat in the second degree

Walmart massacre in Texas investigated by authorities as domestic terrorism

Police said the El Paso shooting suspect opened fire with a rifle on shoppers, many of them bargain-hunting for back-to-school supplies, then surrendered to officers who confronted him outside the store.

Walmart to pay over $282 mn for violating anti-corruption regulations in four countries

According to the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), these violations were conducted by Walmart's third-party intermediaries who made payments to foreign government officials without reasonable assurances that they complied with the FCPA.

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Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with GOQii

An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country.

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart called out the impact of tariffs on consumers after Macy's Inc delivered a similar warning on Wednesday

Walmart responds to Bezos with tweet asking Amazon to pay taxes

Some critics have said the hike was insufficient and note that Amazon paid zero U.S. federal income tax on more than $11 billion in profits before taxes in 2018, and received a $129 million tax rebate from the federal government.

Walmart unveils voice-activated, Google-powered grocery shopping

Beginning this month, Walmart shoppers can add items directly to their online shopping carts by saying “Hey Google, talk to Walmart.” Information from prior purchases will help identify the correct brand and size.

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