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Posted by David Mikkelson

Reports that the NFL was fining Pittsburgh Steelers players $1 million each for staying in their locker room during the national anthem are fake news.
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Posted by David Mikkelson

Claims that the National Football League pays no taxes on billions of dollars in profits because they are a nonprofit organization are exaggerated and outdated.
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Posted by David Mikkelson

Despite social media claims, the NFL's rulebook contains no regulations about what players must do during the pre-game playing of the U.S. national anthem.

Donald Trump Condoned Flag Burning?

Sep. 24th, 2017 04:17 pm
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Posted by Kim LaCapria

In response to a controversial 2016 remark made by Donald Trump opposing flag burning, someone faked a 2011 tweet from him expressing the opposite view.
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Posted by David Mikkelson

An image of Donald Trump not placing his hand over his heart during the playing of the U.S. national anthem doesn't reflect reality.
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Posted by David Mikkelson

U.S. health authorities have issued a travel warning for Mexico after several people were sickened by methamphetamine-laced bottles of 7-Up soda sold in Mexicali.
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Posted by Associated Press

The NFL and its players' union angrily denounced President Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag."

Were UFOs Spotted Over Oklahoma City?

Sep. 22nd, 2017 06:52 pm
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Posted by Dan Evon

Despite claims made in a viral video, purported unidentified flying objects are actually identifiable as United States Navy paratroopers over Salt Lake City, Utah.

Egg Balancing on the Equinox

Sep. 22nd, 2017 04:07 pm
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Posted by David Mikkelson

It is not true that a special property of the equinox allows eggs (or brooms) to be balanced on their ends that day.

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