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Facebook Will Ban Posts Containing the Confederate Flag

MENLO PARK, Calif – Facebook, the preeminent global social media service, has bowed to pressure and will begin banning posts containing the Confederate flag. The new ban, which some commenters have called “Confederate Flagging”, [...]
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Source: Aaliyah Front Runner For First Woman On $10 Bill

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has recently stated that a woman will be featured on the U.S. ten-dollar bill starting in the year 2020. The move by the Treasury Department is timed to align with the one hundred year anniversary of women [...]
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KFC Doubles Down with Rats

NEW YORK CITY, NY – Pizza Hut’s introduction of its Hot Dog Bites Pizza, a pizza with 28 hot dog bites baked into the crust, has taken the fast food industry by storm. “Pizza Hut’s really raised the bar with this one,” according to [...]
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Family Given Free HBO After Woman Dies On Hold With Time Warner Cable

When Claudia Fitzsimmons died last week while calling Time Warner Cable for customer support, her family was outraged and demanded answers. But today, the Fitzsimmons family says all is right again after Time Warner Cable offered them a three-month [...]
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Gap Inc.: Customers Only Own ‘License’ To Wear Clothing Purchased At Stores

Controversy has always surrounded the concept of ownership of digital goods; such as e-books, downloaded music files, and videos. Stores like Amazon.com have long contended that the customer is only purchasing a license to use the goods for [...]
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Marlboro’s “Mary Jane” Brand Will Now be Available in Menthol

COLORADO – In an effort to increase urban consumption of Marlboro’s marijuana brand “Mary Jane” . . . The ‘cigarettes’ will now be available in menthol. “We’ve been very successful with our Light and Ultra Light versions.” [...]
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Mayonnaise Brand Pulls ‘Sinko-de-Mayo’ Ads After Protests From Mexican Groups

LOS ANGELES, Cal. – Deli-icious Brand Mayonnaise had a bit of egg on its face after airing a series of Cinco de Mayo-themed commercial spots deemed culturally insensitive by members of the Mexican community, and labeled “unfortunate” [...]
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Facebook Motivational Posts Linked to Unemployment Rate

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Bureau of Labor Statistics will be taking a new approach to the unemployment rate by tracking Facebook usage during regular business hours. “What we think of as the ‘Unemployment Rate’ is a misnomer.” says [...]
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Indiana Announces Statewide Fundraising Campaign To Reimburse #BoycottIndiana Merchants

Ft. Wayne, Indiana – A new crowd-funded campaign called Help Indiana Recover Lost Revenues inspired by Memories, the Indiana pizza restaurant forced to close after its owners announced they would not cater gay weddings, hopes to raise as [...]
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BlackPeopleMeet.com Office Mistakenly Tear Gassed by Police

FLORIDA – The corporate office of a popular African-American dating site was accidentally tear-gassed as a result of what police are calling “an unfortunate mishap.” “We received a tip that there were thousands of black [...]
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Marcus Bachmann Denied Service in Indiana, Store Owner Assumed He Was Gay

INDIANAPOLIS – Marcus Bachmann, husband of former Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, unwittingly became the first public face of Indiana’s newly-enacted Religious Freedom Restoration Act, after being refused service at a dress [...]
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Indiana Religious Freedom Act “Too Soft” Says Phil Robertson

Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson reportedly reacted to Thursday’s passage of the Indiana “religious freedom” act by stating that the bill “doesn’t go far enough.” The measure, privately signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence, [...]
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Airline Announces Closed Circuit Porn Available on Domestic Flights

<DALLAS, TX> Aviophobia (fear of flying) sufferers will soon have an airline to help them relax. Southwestern Airlines has announced that closed circuit pornography will be made available to those passengers that wish to view such premium [...]
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Starbucks Halts ‘Race Together’ Initiative After Burn Unit Overcrowdings

SEATTLE – With race-related incidents dominating headlines, Starbucks CEO Howard Schulz decided to launch an initiative called “Race Together“, in a attempt to stimulate dialogue and debate about race relations in America. Although [...]
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Car Owners Baffled As More Tampons Are Found In Mazda 6 Engines

Julia Meyers of Fort Worth, Texas bought her brand new 2015 Mazda 6 Grand Touring last month, and thought she’d “fallen in love with driving all over again.” That is, until her engine randomly started smoking on Monday. After [...]
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Crayola Named Fifty Shades of Grey Official Sponsor

Crayola®, best known for its world-famous line of children’s crayons, has entered into a sponsorship agreement with producers of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, based on the 2011 erotic novel by British author E. L. James, according to [...]