Walmart’s “Made in the USA” Event Draws 500 Suppliers, 10-Year Sentence for Former Mayor Ray Nagin

- July 9, 2014 12:39 PM
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Walmart’s “Made in the USA” open call at Bentonville, Ark. headquarters drew 500 suppliers from across the country. The event was part of Walmart’s initiative to buy an additional $250 billion of American-made products over the next decade.

Lufthansa is in advanced talks with Turkish Airlines to establish a long-haul discount arm to compete with Persian Gulf carriers and budget airlines such as Ryanair and EasyJet.

Former New Orleans mayor C. Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for accepting kickbacks in the form of cash and trips from contractors looking for city work.

Brazil may have lost to Germany by a six-goal difference in yesterday’s World Cup match, but had it been the WSJ’s World Cup of Everything Else, Most Unmarried Women division, Brazil would have been the champion. Check out which World Cup participants have the most imports, the most exports, most domestic companies, and – why not – highest ticket sales for Smurfs 2.

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