This week we have stories about hamburgers, cats, and injected semen.
Posted on January 20, 2019, at 2:55 p.m. ET
A meme spread the false information, Snopes reports, but quarterback Trevor Lawrence corrected the record.
In a commercial going viral this week, the airline Aeromexico unveiled a business strategy that also pokes fun at fears about the border: It is supposedly giving Americans discounted airfare to Mexico based on how much “Mexican DNA” they have. However, genetic genealogist Blaine Bettinger told BuzzFeed News, “It’s an impossibility to really identify anyone’s DNA to be ‘Mexican.’”
Tlaib and Omar have not cosponsored any bills, Snopes reports.
And it did not go well for him.
The cats even have their own Apple TV, Mercury News reports.
A meme that went viral online featured a made-up quote by the congresswoman, Snopes reports.
The hoax comes from a website that notoriously spreads falsehoods, Lead Stories reports.
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