World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (doing business as WWE, Inc.; NYSE: WWE) is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company dealing primarily in professional wrestling, with major revenue sources also coming from film, music, product licensing, and direct product sales. It is currently the largest professional wrestling company in the world, reaching 13 million viewers in the U.S. and broadcasting its shows in 30 languages to more than 145 countries. It promotes under two brands, known as Raw and SmackDown. Vince McMahon is the majority owner, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company. Together with his wife Linda McMahon, and their children Shane McMahon and Stephanie McMahon-Levesque (WWE Executive Vice President of Talent and Creative Writing), the McMahons hold approximately 70% of WWE's economic interest and 96% of the voting power in the company. The company's headquarters are located in Stamford, Connecticut with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore, and Mumbai.
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Can Indonesia's notorious deforesters turn over a new leaf?
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Critically endangered turtle makes surprise appearance
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Statistics highlight need for action against rhino poaching
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WWF: Europe needs to rid itself of illegal wildlife products
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Hidden soy on supermarket shelves masks assault on nature
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Deforestation rates in Brazil surge, after years of progress to slow forest loss
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Monkey that purrs like a cat is among new species discovered in Amazon rainforest
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Russia sets tougher penalties for trafficking endangered animals
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Oil exploration threatens Africa's billion dollar World Heritage Site
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Indian tiger reserve on path to revival with discovery of three additional species
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First Persian leopard cubs born in Russia for 50 years
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