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Cultists Rage After Walmart Unveils Pride Month Merch

Fox Business reports: Walmart promoted its new Pride apparel on social media ahead of Pride month on Saturday, writing on Instagram, “Not just a slogan. #PrideAlways is a reminder to lead with love.​” The company’s promotion comes just weeks after Target said its Pride collection would only be available in “select stores” following a major backlash by conservatives last year. …

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Walmart In Talks To Buy Smart TV Brand Vizio For $2B

Reuters reports: Walmart is in talks to buy smart-television manufacturer Vizio for more than $2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, a move that could bolster its advertising business and give it control of more than a fifth of the U.S. television market. Vizio shares closed up 24.6% on Tuesday. The reported offer price is nearly 30% higher …

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Walmart Joins Exodus Of Twitter/X Advertisers

Reuters reports: Walmart said on Friday it is not advertising on social media platform X, one of the latest brands to say it has dropped the Elon Musk-owned site. “We aren’t advertising on X as we’ve found other platforms to better reach our customers,” a Walmart spokesperson said. The platform has struggled to retain advertisers since Musk acquired the company …

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Nazi Flags Found In Home Of Walmart Mass Shooter

Newsweek reports: Walmart mass shooting suspect Benjamin Charles Jones may have been at least partially inspired by a racially motivated violent extremist ideology, according to the FBI. The 20-year-old is suspected of using a Hi-Point .45 caliber carbine to shoot four people at a Walmart in Beavercreek, near Dayton, Ohio, on November 20 before turning the gun on himself. Officers …

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Gunman Dead After Shooting Four At Ohio Walmart

CBS News reports: Four people were shot Monday night in the Walmart in Beavercreek, Ohio by a man who walked in and started firing, police in the Dayton suburb said. The victims were taken to area hospitals and their conditions weren’t known, police said. According to police, the gunman died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and officers didn’t fire …

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Naked Pastor Arrested Masturbating Outside Walmart

The Kenosha County Eye reports: Someone summoned the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to the Somers Walmart early Thursday morning, August 10th. The person saw a male white, fully naked, standing next to a black truck and appeared to be masturbating. According to Kenosha County Sheriff spokesman Lt. Ryan Markowski, 57-year-old Thomas Bartmer was seen by responding deputies quickly getting into …

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Walmart: We’re Not Removing Any Of Our Pride Merch

Bloomberg News reports: A top Walmart Inc. executive said the retailer remains committed to its Pride Month offerings, even after competitor Target Corp. became embroiled in a controversy over similar products. “We have merchandise that we sell all year that supports different groups,” Walmart Chief Merchandising Officer Latriece Watkins told reporters Wednesday. “In this particular case, we haven’t changed anything …

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Walmart Wins “No Fudge, No Mint” Cookies Lawsuit

Reuters reports: A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing Walmart of deceiving shoppers by selling Fudge Mint cookies that lacked fudge and mint. In a decision on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Mary Rowland said no cases showed that consumers expect “fudge” to contain milkfat. The judge likened the case to lawsuits where courts found …

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MTG: Walmart Is “Grooming Children” With Sex Toys

“Walmart, many of your customers in my district are reaching out to me about sex toys being sold in your Dalton store. They’re extremely upset and absolutely horrified that sex toys are being sold openly right next to children’s toothbrushes! “This is grooming. Because no matter how hard you try to twist your perverse ideas into reasons any of this …

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Walmart: Drone Deliveries Now Available To Millions

Via press release from Walmart: As of Dec. 15, 2022, Walmart drone delivery is available in select markets in Texas, Arizona and Florida. Many customers in the Tampa, Orlando, Phoenix and Dallas areas can take advantage of same-day delivery via drone. We continue to expand our delivery operations to help customers get the items they need when they need them, …

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Hate Group “Exposes” Pro-LGBTQ Walton Family

From the Heritage Foundation: Second- and third-generation heirs of Walmart founder Sam Walton’s fortune have funneled millions of dollars into LGBTQ-related causes in their home state of Arkansas. Among other things, these Walton-funded groups and the Walmart Foundation have sponsored local drag shows and story hours for kids; “teens only” events for LGBTQ-identifying youth; and other progressive causes such as diversity, equity, …

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Walmart Shooter Blamed Satan, Bought Gun Legally

The Associated Press reports: The Walmart supervisor who fatally shot six co-workers at a store in Virginia bought the gun just hours before the killings and left a note on his phone accusing colleagues of mocking him, authorities said Friday. “Sorry everyone but I did not plan this I promise things just fell in place like I was led by …

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7 Dead In VA Walmart Mass Shooting Including Gunman

CBS News reports: A shooting Tuesday night at a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia, left seven people dead, including the suspect, police said. Officers were dispatched to an active threat situation at the Walmart Supercenter at 10:12 p.m. local time, Chesapeake police spokesperson Leo Kosinski told reporters at the scene. “Over the course of the next 30, 45 minutes, we …

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Walmart To Pay $3.1 Billion To Settle Opioids Lawsuits

CNN Business reports: Walmart agreed to the framework of a $3.1 billion settlement, which resolves allegations from multiple states’ attorneys general that the company failed to regulate opioid prescriptions contributing to the nationwide opioid crisis. The settlement, according to the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James, who co-led a coalition of attorneys general in the negotiation, will also …

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Pharmacy Giants Agree To Settle Opioid Suits For $14B

Reuters reports: CVS Health Corp, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, and Walmart Inc have tentatively agreed to pay about $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of U.S. state and local government lawsuits accusing the chains of mishandling opioid painkillers, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The proposed settlement calls for CVS to pay $5 billion over 10 years, Walgreens to …

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Pharmacies To Face Trial Over Homeopathic Products

Ars Technica reports: Pharmacy giants CVS and Walmart will have to face trials over claims that placing ineffective homeopathic products alongside legitimate over-the-counter medicines on store shelves deceives consumers into thinking that the pseudoscientific products are akin to evidence-based, Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs. The claims come from the nonprofit organization Center for Inquiry (CFI), which filed nearly identical lawsuits …

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Pilot In Custody After Threat To Crash Into MS Walmart

ABC News reports: A small plane is down and its pilot is in police custody after threatening to intentionally crash into a Walmart in Tupelo, Mississippi, Benton County Sheriff’s office confirmed to ABC News Saturday. Police have not yet confirmed if the plane had crashed. The pilot’s condition is currently unknown. Earlier Saturday morning, according to Flight tracker flightradar24, it …

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Pilot Threatens To Crash Into Mississippi Walmart

CNN reports: A pilot in Tupelo, Mississippi, is threatening to intentionally crash a small plane into a Walmart, police said Saturday morning. “At this time the situation is ongoing with TPD and all Emergency Services in our area on alert,” Tupelo Police said in a news release Saturday morning. “With the mobility of an airplane of that type the danger …

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Walmart Expands Abortion Coverage For Employees

CNBC reports: Walmart on Friday told employees that it will expand abortion and related travel coverage, according to an internal memo. The change comes about two months after the Supreme Court struck down the federal right to access the procedure. Effective immediately, Walmart’s health-care plans will cover abortion “when there is a health risk to the mother, rape or incest, …

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SC Man Charged With Walmart Mass Shooting Threat

Florence, South Carolina’s ABC affiliate reports: One person has been arrested in connection with threats made to hurt people at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on South Cashua Drive in Florence, according to Florence County Sheriff T.J. Joye. Wayne Anthony Reiser Jr., 39, of Bishopville, is charged with the threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction. Reiser allegedly used a …

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