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Walmart: U.S.-based multinational discount retailer based in Arkansas
Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses. As of July 31, 2019, Walmart has 11,389 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 55 different names. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart only holds a minority stake in Walmart Brasil, which was renamed Grupo Big in August 2019, with 20 percent of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80 percent ownership of the company.

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Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans'

The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting "Mexicans," according to..
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Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
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Videos for Walmart

Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused Of Killing 22 In El Paso Walmart [Video]Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused Of Killing 22 In El Paso Walmart

Shooting suspect Patrick Crusius was indicted for capital murder Thursday in an El Paso courtroom. Crusius is charged with capital murder for a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas...

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CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports [Video]CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports

More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and..

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Climate fears hit sales of burgers and coke [Video]Climate fears hit sales of burgers and coke

Consumers worried about the environment are cutting their spending on meat and bottled drinks and trying to reduce plastic waste, and this trend is set to accelerate as climate concerns mount, a global..

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Trump presents Dayton police officers with medal of valor [Video]Trump presents Dayton police officers with medal of valor

President Trump on Monday, presented six police officers, who stopped the gunman in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio last month, with the Medal of Valor and Heroic Commendations. Rough cut (no reporter..

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CVS Says No More Open Carry Inside Store [Video]CVS Says No More Open Carry Inside Store

CVS is banning customers from openly carrying firearms in its stores. The drug store chain's announcement comes on the heels of that of its rival, Walgreens. Both decisions are due to the ripple effect..

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Walmart to end sales of ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons [Video]Walmart to end sales of ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons

Walmart on Tuesday said it would discontinue sales of some ammunition - for short-barrel rifles and handguns - in stores across the United States, in response to the mass shootings in Texas last month..

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Weak factory data weigh on Wall Street [Video]Weak factory data weigh on Wall Street

U.S. stocks fell Tuesday as investors worried about global growth prospects after data showed U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since 2016 and the United States and China..

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Walmart Tests Healthcare Waters With Pilot Project Clinic [Video]Walmart Tests Healthcare Waters With Pilot Project Clinic

Walmart's first standalone primary care clinic will be piloted in Dallas, Georgia. Dubbed Walmart Health, it will be housed in a building next to Walmart's retail store. According to Business Insider,..

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At least 5 killed in Texas shooting: Police [Video]At least 5 killed in Texas shooting: Police

Five people were killed, including a shooter, and around 21 were injured in a gun rampage in the cities of Midland and Odessa in west Texas on Saturday, police said. Gavino Garay reports.

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Walmart Has Just Announced What Your Kid Will Want For Christmas This Year [Video]Walmart Has Just Announced What Your Kid Will Want For Christmas This Year

Walmart has just released its list of the top-rated toys for the upcoming 2019 holiday season. The 48 products, from dolls to scooters to laptops, are going to be particularly in-demand this year...

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Target surges on same-day service [Video]Target surges on same-day service

Target shares jumped over 18% to a record high after reporting surging profit, revenue, and same-store sales. As Fred Katayama reports, its investments in faster deliveries are paying off, attracting..

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Get A Discounted Apple iPad Pro At Walmart Now [Video]Get A Discounted Apple iPad Pro At Walmart Now

If you’re planning to get an iPad, today is an ideal time to secure a deal on the 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Prices of all variants from 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB are massively reduced on Walmart. The iPad Pro..

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UK: online boosts retail, but ASDA warns on Brexit [Video]UK: online boosts retail, but ASDA warns on Brexit

British retail sales unexpectedly edged up in July, helped by strong online spending. But ASDA, the UK supermarket arm of Walmart, has become the latest to warn on how Brexit uncertainty is hitting..

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Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy [Video]Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker revealed his solution for combating white supremacy. If he was elected he said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes. The..

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Maersk warns trade war could hurt shipping [Video]Maersk warns trade war could hurt shipping

The world's biggest container shipping line beat expectations in its latest earnings, but Maersk says the China-U.S. trade war could still hurt. Julian Satterthwaite reports

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Apparently, Threatening To Shoot Up Walmarts Is All The Rage [Video]Apparently, Threatening To Shoot Up Walmarts Is All The Rage

A man was arrested at home in south Texas on Saturday for making a terrorist threat involving a local Walmart. According to Newser, police say the man had said he planned a shooting at the store that..

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Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso [Video]Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso

Community members and corporations are coming together to support El Paso, Texas. This is following the mass shooting that left 22 dead in a Walmart on August 3. Nearly $1 million in donations has..

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Petition By Walmart Employee Reaches 45,000 Signatures [Video]Petition By Walmart Employee Reaches 45,000 Signatures

A petition started by a junior Walmart worker in California protests the retailer’s sale of firearms. This is after three mass shootings over the weekend left 38 people dead in Texas, Ohio, and..

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Panic in Times Square after motorcycle backfire [Video]Panic in Times Square after motorcycle backfire

A motorcycle backfiring in New York's Times Square on Tuesday night sent crowds running in fear, following a cluster of deadly mass shootings in the U.S. that has put many people on edge. Rough Cut (no..

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Walmart Employee Thinks Workers Should Strike Until The Company Ends Gun Sales [Video]Walmart Employee Thinks Workers Should Strike Until The Company Ends Gun Sales

Walmart employee Thomas Marshall sent out a mass email to workers urging them to strike until the company ends gun sales. The email was sent in the wake of the El Paso, Texas, shooting in which a..

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8Chan's creator hopes to destroy 8Chan's creator hopes to destroy "Frankenstein" creation after mass shooting

The creator of online messaging board 8chan has said he regrets creating the site, which has links to hate-driven killings in the United States and New Zealand. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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‘It broke my heart’ El Paso victim remembered [Video]‘It broke my heart’ El Paso victim remembered

Several hundred students, teachers and relatives filled a high school athletic stadium in Texas on Monday to honor the youngest of 22 killed in a shooting rampage police suspect was driven by racism...

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"It broke my heart" - El Paso shooting victim remembered by school friends

Friends and family of a Texas high school student killed in a shooting rampage at an El Paso Walmart store remembered him at a memorial on the school's football field on Monday. Rough cut (no reporter..

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Walmart Pressured To Stop Gun Sales [Video]Walmart Pressured To Stop Gun Sales

Walmart Inc said no change will be made in its policy on gun sales after three mass shootings over the weekend. Guns Down America, an advocacy group, began a petition to urge more change at Walmart on..

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Two more Texas shooting victims die in attack, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22

The death toll rose to 22 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, increasing with two deaths in a hospital days after a spate of shooting sprees, El Paso Police said on..
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Death toll rises to 21 in Texas mass shooting at Walmart

The death toll rose to 21 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacy.
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Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism

Texas prosecutors charged a man with capital murder for fatally shooting 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday..
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Prosecutors charge Texas shooting suspect with murder, seek death penalty

A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart store in El Paso, a mass shooting authorities are..
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Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting

A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El..
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Walmart massacre in Texas investigated by authorities as domestic terrorism

U.S. authorities investigating what drove a young man from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border city of El Paso said on Sunday they are treating it..
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El Paso shopper, recently arrived from Mexico, took a bullet for his wife

Juan de Dios Velazquez had only moved to El Paso, Texas, with his wife Estela Nicolasa from Ciudad Juarez, just across the border in Mexico, six months before they were caught in Saturday's mass..
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Mexico considers litigation labeling El Paso massacre as 'terrorism'

Mexico's attorney general is considering litigation alleging that the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, in which seven Mexicans were among the 20 people killed, was terrorism, the..
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Walmart says its training helped save lives in prior incident

Days before Saturday's mass shooting that killed 20 people at a Walmart Inc store in El Paso, Texas, another shooting erupted at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi.
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Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims

Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.
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Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting that killed 20

Police and FBI investigators in Texas searched for clues on Sunday to explain what drove a young gunman from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border..
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Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices

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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