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The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis
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# Painkillers

The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:10 PM 34,176 Views 15 Comments

The opioid crisis has claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the US since 1999.

Walmart removes guns and ammo from shelves ahead of US presidential election
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Walmart removes guns and ammo from shelves ahead of US presidential election

Oct 29th 2020, 10:26 PM 54,576 Views 91 Comments

It made the step a week before the US heads to the polls.

Trump backs 'fantastic' TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart
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Trump backs 'fantastic' TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

Sep 20th 2020, 11:45 AM 29,291 Views 28 Comments

President Trump has been targeting TikTok, a video app popular with younger people, as well as WeChat, another Chinese-owned app.

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up
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TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up

Sep 14th 2020, 10:58 AM 17,362 Views 9 Comments

The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.

Two dead after man drives into Walmart centre in California and begins shooting
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Two dead after man drives into Walmart centre in California and begins shooting

Jun 28th 2020, 8:15 AM 30,576 Views 35 Comments

Police officers shot the suspected gunman at the centre in Red Bluff after he killed one person and injured four others.

Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store
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Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store

Jan 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 24,882 Views 23 Comments

The store manager contacted police on Saturday after store employees found pill bottles with bugs in them.

Three dead following shooting at Walmart store in US
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Three dead following shooting at Walmart store in US

Nov 18th 2019, 5:31 PM 20,582 Views 24 Comments

The shooting happened in the state of Oklahoma.

El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder
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El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder

Oct 11th 2019, 8:54 AM 14,574 Views 0 Comments

The district attorney’s office has said it will be seeking the death penalty.

Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores
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Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores

Sep 20th 2019, 10:45 PM 15,823 Views 52 Comments

President Donald Trump has proposed a federal ban on flavoured e-cigarettes and vaping products.

Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'
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Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'

Aug 10th 2019, 1:22 PM 57,978 Views 89 Comments

Dmitriy Andreychenko’s wife Angelice had told him it wasn’t a good idea.

Ellen brought the yodelling kid from the meme on to her show where he got a college scholarship from Walmart
# Yodelling Kid
# Yodelling Kid

Ellen brought the yodelling kid from the meme on to her show where he got a college scholarship from Walmart

Apr 11th 2018, 9:19 AM 15,594 Views 1 Comment

Finally, some good news!

Walmart bans 'hyper-sexualised' Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout aisles
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Walmart bans 'hyper-sexualised' Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout aisles

Mar 28th 2018, 5:19 PM 18,558 Views 19 Comments

Walmart said that it had heard concerns raised over the content of the magazine.

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy
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Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:05 PM 21,133 Views 9 Comments

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

Boy walks into store with lighter and scooter, causes nearly €1 million in damage
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# Not Clever

Boy walks into store with lighter and scooter, causes nearly €1 million in damage

Sep 24th 2016, 4:04 PM 67,760 Views 42 Comments

The 12-year-old set fire to the arts and crafts department of a Walmart in Barstow, California, on Wednesday afternoon.

Suspect gunman 'shot dead' after workplace incident at a Walmart in Texas
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# Amarillo

Suspect gunman 'shot dead' after workplace incident at a Walmart in Texas

Jun 14th 2016, 7:35 PM 21,629 Views 38 Comments

Earlier reports indicated that he had captured hostages.

Here's one toy dog you definitely won't be seeing on the Toy Show this year
# Twerk It
# Twerk It

Here's one toy dog you definitely won't be seeing on the Toy Show this year

Aug 7th 2015, 10:01 PM 5,405 Views 5 Comments

Dat fluffy ass though.

Ronda Rousey goes off on Walmart for not selling her book in stores
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# Off Your Trolley

Ronda Rousey goes off on Walmart for not selling her book in stores

Apr 10th 2015, 2:49 PM 7,018 Views 6 Comments

Reports suggest the supermarket chain think the content ‘too violent’.

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Jan 3rd 2015, 7:30 PM 9,976 Views 4 Comments

Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?

Family grapple with how to tell 2-year-old that he shot and killed his mother at Walmart
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# Aftermath

Family grapple with how to tell 2-year-old that he shot and killed his mother at Walmart

Dec 31st 2014, 6:17 PM 28,771 Views 59 Comments

Veronica Rutledge (29) was a nuclear research scientist who had a passion for guns.

Walmart forced to apologise after offering 'fat girl costumes' section on their website
# Walmart
# Walmart

Walmart forced to apologise after offering 'fat girl costumes' section on their website

Oct 28th 2014, 11:55 AM 5,372 Views 7 Comments

“It is unacceptable, and we apologise.”

These Walmart St Patrick's Day t-shirts are causing absolute uproar
# St Patrick's Nay
# St Patrick's Nay

These Walmart St Patrick's Day t-shirts are causing absolute uproar

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:40 AM 66,162 Views 164 Comments

They don’t have the look of the Irish about them.

Watch: Shoppers brawl over flat-screen TVs in Walmart
# Sales
# Sales

Watch: Shoppers brawl over flat-screen TVs in Walmart

Nov 29th 2013, 9:02 AM 19,179 Views 57 Comments

And 10 other objects that caused physical fights yesterday.

The internet's ugliest shoes prompt amusing reviews
# Shoe Gazing
# Shoe Gazing

The internet's ugliest shoes prompt amusing reviews

Jun 7th 2013, 11:57 AM 3,337 Views 0 Comments

They are really quite something.

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
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# Opinion

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?

May 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 55 Views 32 Comments

Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.

10 viral marketing Facebook posts that got most 'likes'
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# Social Media

10 viral marketing Facebook posts that got most 'likes'

Nov 25th 2012, 6:00 PM 34,272 Views 8 Comments

These were the most successful marketing posts on Facebook last month.

Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders
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# Black Friday

Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders

Nov 26th 2011, 7:47 PM 5,963 Views 14 Comments

The pepper-spraying was just one of a number of incidents across the US on the notoriously busy kick-off to the Christmas shopping season.

Shopper pepper-sprays Black Friday crowd in push for Xbox
# Black Friday
# Black Friday

Shopper pepper-sprays Black Friday crowd in push for Xbox

Nov 25th 2011, 7:50 PM 7,006 Views 19 Comments

Police are looking for a woman in Porter Ranch, California who reportedly injured 20 people at a Walmart store with pepper spray as the shop opened early for the annual sale.

Budget leaks: the hypermarket could be on its way to Ireland
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# Budget Leaks

Budget leaks: the hypermarket could be on its way to Ireland

Nov 18th 2011, 1:59 PM 10,227 Views 45 Comments

According to leaked documents seen by TheJournal.ie, the Government has agreed to make changes to the retail size caps which could allow for Wal-mart and Costco to set up shop here.