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CNN’s ‘This Is an Apple’ Ad Proves Ripe for Mockery

CNN’s new promotional video, “This is an apple,” has proven fruitful, at least in terms of inspiring conservative parodies. The network unveiled a 30-second spot Monday called “Facts First” that shows an apple with the voiceover, “Some people might try tell you that it’s a banana. They might scream banana,…

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Scientists Create Low-Fat Pigs by Giving Them a Thermal Regulation Gene

Scientists have developed a new genetic technique that allows pigs to regulate temperature by burning fat. By burning more fat, pigs keep their bodies warmer, burning more fat to produce leaner meat. Infrared pictures of 6-month-old pigs taken at zero, two, and four hours after cold exposure show that the…

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Even After Case Dismissed by Judge, Police Refuse to Release Alabama Business’ Merchandise to Owner

Frank Ranelli owns a small computer repair shop in Ensley, Ala., a suburb of Birmingham. In addition to repairing customers’ laptops on site, he also offers a few computers and other electronics for sale. Ranelli was working at his store one morning in 2010 when nearly two dozen police officers…

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Frank Ragnow, All-SEC First Teamer and Potential NFL Draft First Rounder, Lost for the Year Due to Injury

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema announced on Monday that first-team All-SEC offensive lineman Frank Ragnow will miss the rest of the season. He suffered a high ankle sprain in Saturday’s 52-20 loss to Auburn. Ragnow had started 33 consecutive games including that game with 18 coming at center and 15…

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Donald Trump Calls Meeting with Senate Republicans a ‘Love Fest’

President Trump on Wednesday described his meeting with Republican senators the day before as a “love fest.” “The meeting with Republican Senators yesterday, outside of Flake and Corker, was a love fest with standing ovations and great ideas for USA!” Mr. Trump tweeted. Mr. Trump met with Republican senators on…

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Oklahoma City Votes Unanimously To Rename Three Schools Named After Confederates At Cost of $40,000

An Oklahoma school board voted unanimously Monday to rename three Confederate schools, an action which will cost the district $40,000. The Oklahoma City, Okla. school board voted 7-0 to rename schools named after Gens. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Isaac Stand Watie, reported Fox25 News. “As the district…

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