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Dasani Products Recalled Due to ‘Clear Parasite’?

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CLAIM Coca-Cola issued a recall of Dasani water products after a clear parasite was found in bottles across the United States. FALSE RATING FALSE ORIGIN In April 2016, the web site News4KTLA published an article reporting that Coca-Cola had issued a recall on Dasani water products after a clear parasite was found in bottles across the […]




Tribes File New Lawsuit to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline as Drilling Begins

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The Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes have filed new lawsuits in yet another legal effort to stop a 1,172-mile, 570,000 barrel-per-day crude oil pipeline that skirts the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota within a half mile. Meanwhile, the pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners began drilling when the Army Corps of Engineers granted […]




Did California Divert Dam Repair Funds to Programs for ‘Illegals’?

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CLAIM The state of California ignored structural issues with the Oroville dam and paid for programs to benefit undocumented people instead. mostly false RATING mostly false WHAT’S TRUE State and federal officials have failed to address concerns about the Oroville Dam spillways for years. WHAT’S FALSE The state did not sacrifice the dam to instead […]




Are Schools Banning Valentine’s Day Because it Offends Muslims?

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CLAIM At least one state banned Valentine’s Day at schools because it is offensive to Muslims. See Example(s) EXAMPLES there is a rumor that some schools are cancelling Valentine’s Day because it is offensive to Muslims. @realDonaldTrump The principal of Bruce Vento Elementary School in Minnesota cancels Valentine’s Day cause it offends Muslims! Not right!!! — […]




Harrison Ford Has Near Miss While Landing Plane in California

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While it may sound like a scene from one of Harrison Ford’s action films, a 13 February 2017 incident in which he nearly collided with a passenger jet at an airport in Santa Ana, California was very real. The Federal Aviation Administration does not identify people involved in the incidents it is investigating, but media reports […]




Does the United States Deport Military Veterans?

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CLAIM The United States is deporting military veterans. TRUE RATING TRUE ORIGIN Immigration is a sensitive and touchy issue, and never more so than in the United States during an election year.  Thus, when stories started to emerge in 2016 about a group of veterans of the U.S. military living in Mexico after they had […]




Were Anti-Immigrant Demonstrations in Poland Ignored by News Media?

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CLAIM Massive anti-immigrant demonstrations in Poland were ignored by news media in Europe. See Example(s) EXAMPLES Massive Polish protest against migrant invasion, not one report in the MSM: mostly false RATING mostly false WHAT’S TRUE On 11 November 2015, nationalists in Poland marched to protest immigration and mark the country’s independence day. WHAT’S FALSE The news […]




Hitchhiker Killed by Muslims?

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CLAIM A woman was raped and murdered in Turkey during a trek for “world peace.” See Example(s) EXAMPLES I gave been sent the following from conservative friends in facebook. Is it true? “Idiot liberal hitchhikes through Middle East to prove Muslims are peaceful. Was raped and murdered instead.” mixture RATING mixture ORIGIN On 19 February 2016, […]




Does the Supreme Court Overturn 80 Percent of Ninth Circuit Court Decisions?

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CLAIM Eighty percent of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decisions are overturned by the Supreme Court. See Example(s) EXAMPLES Hey Liberals, The #9thCircuit is most overturned circuit court in country. 79% of 9th Circuit rulings have been overturned By #SCOTUS ?? — Immigrants?4?Trump (@immigrant4trump) February 8, 2017 mixture RATING mixture WHAT’S TRUE Among less than […]




Grand Theft Beatles

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CLAIM During the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, crime rates plummeted all over the U.S. See Example(s) EXAMPLES [Chicago Sun-Times, 1994] No major crime was reported in New York City between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.,Feb. 9, 1964. Maybe the Beatles are insignificant to some of the post baby boom generation, but we […]




U.S. Murder Rate Highest in 47 Years?

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CLAIM As of February 2017, the U.S. murder rate was the highest it had been in 47 years. False RATING False ORIGIN On 7 February 2017, President Trump held a roundtable discussion with county sheriffs from around the United States in which he cited a chilling crime statistic as a reason for inviting the sheriffs to the […]




GOP Official Apologizes After Saying Berkeley Protests Required ‘Another Kent State’

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A Michigan Republican official and conservative radio host has apologized after facing bipartisan criticism for invoking the Kent State massacre to criticize anti-right wing protests on 2 February 2017: Dan Adamini told the Detroit Free Press that he was sorry for contributing to the “spawning of hatred” through two online posts that have since been […]




Did John Lennon Anticipate the Election of Donald Trump?

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David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance the company has pioneered a number of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone, the light bulb, beer pong, and a vaccine for a disease that has not yet been discovered. He is currently seeking political asylum in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick. Article source: http://www.snopes.com/john-lennon-anticipate-donald-trump/




Did John Lennon Anticipate the Election of Donald Trump?

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David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance the company has pioneered a number of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone, the light bulb, beer pong, and a vaccine for a disease that has not yet been discovered. He is currently seeking political asylum in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick. Article source: http://www.snopes.com/john-lennon-anticipate-donald-trump/




Did a Dr. Seuss WWII Political Cartoon Criticize America’s Isolationism?

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Claim: A 1940’s Dr. Seuss political cartoon criticized America for not caring about the deaths of foreign children. true Origin:In mid-2015, global debate raged over an increasingly large exodus from Syria, while the terror attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015 exacerbated tensions about matter of asylum seekers across the world. Items that were popular […]