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Bo Obama Addresses Graduates Of Dayton Obedience School

DAYTON, OH—Calling on the 2017 class of canines to make the most of their training as they head out into the world, former first dog Bo Obama delivered a stirring commencement speech Friday to graduates of the Dayton Obedience School.

‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Mom Finds Disturbing Reading Material In Teenage Son’s Bedroom

OMAHA, NE—Saying she felt disgusted and saddened by the shocking discovery, local woman Beth Loomis told reporters Thursday that she was deeply disturbed after finding recruitment reading material from the Baylor University football team in her teenage son’s bedroom.

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Ten years ago this week, Google Street View launched, offering panoramic views of locations all over the world. As the tech giant continues to debut new projects, The Onion highlights some of Google’s most ambitious ventures to date:

Rural Working-Class Archbishops Come Out In Droves To Welcome Trump To Vatican

VATICAN CITY—Arriving in their dusty pickup trucks from as far away as the dioceses of Oria and Locri-Gerace to express their support for a leader who they say embodies their interests and defends their way of life, droves of rural working-class archbishops reportedly poured into St. Peter’s Square today to greet U.S. president Donald Trump during his visit to the Vatican.

Rookie First Baseman Nervous To Chat With Baserunners

ATLANTA—Noting how important it is to make a good first impression, Pittsburgh Pirates rookie first baseman Josh Bell told reporters before Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves that he’s still nervous about chatting with opposing baserunners.
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Onion News Network on IFC Recap -- Feb. 11, 2011

Every Friday on IFC at 10/9c, Onion News Network brings you News Without Mercy, hurling 80 facts per minute in a full-frontal news assault. Here are last week's top stories:

Nation Elects First Openly Drunk Senator (Watch online now)
Sen. Dave Tillis and his publicly-inebriated lifestyle won over voters in the last election by loudly rambling about issues they care about proclaiming, "Drunkss are Amerricans! And we... we love America! An' we wannit to be awesome! Yeah!"

Woman Crying On Train Platform (Watch online now)
Don Abrams reported live on a very uncomfortable situation in San Francisco, where a woman was sobbing right there in front of everyone.

Potential School Shooter Gunned Down By Popular Jock (Only On IFC TV)
Heroic Prom King Trevor Wilson killed outcast, black-clad student Will Tracy before he could become unhinged and orchestrate a school shooting.

Report Finds Troubling Rise In Teen Uranium Enrichment (Watch online now)
Jean Anne Whorton went "Beyond The Facts” to find out how many teens are illegally enriching uranium and selling it to rogue states.

FactZone Celebrates Five Years (Only On IFC TV)
The FactZone celebrated its 5th Anniversary with congratulatory messages from MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.

U.S. Constitution Expires (Only On IFC TV)
Americans begin rioting after a janitor at the National Archives discovered an expiration date on the U.S. Constitution.

Find IFC on your cable system and follow @ONN on Twitter during the broadcast for live updates and commentary from anchor @BrookeAlvarez.

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