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Hitler at home: How the Nazi PR machine remade the Führer’s domestic image and duped the world


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Customer duped Amazon out of $290,000 by returning wrong products, NC prosecutors say


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Woman Accused Of Duping People On GoFundMe Claims She Was ‘Duped’ Herself

Woman Accused Of Duping People On GoFundMe Claims She Was ‘Duped’ HerselfThe woman at the center of an elaborate GoFundMe scam that used a fictitious



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Comedian 'Stuttering John' Boasts He Duped Trump Into Air Force One Call

Comedian 'Stuttering John' Boasts He Duped Trump Into Air Force One CallPresident Donald Trump apparently carried on a lengthy phone conversation from



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Haley duped in call with fake leader: report

Haley duped in call with fake leader: reportJoy Reid relays a report that Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. spent over 20 minutes on the phone with someone she thought was the prime minister of Poland but was actually a Russian radio show prankster.



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Anthony Scaramucci duped into email argument with prankster pretending to be fired Reince Priebus

Anthony Scaramucci duped into email argument with prankster pretending to be fired Reince PriebusTop White House officials including Anthony Scaramucci have been duped into email exchanges with a British prankster posing as administration insiders such as Jared Kushner. Mr Scaramucci, former White House director of communications, embarked on an electronic war of words with a man he believed to be former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.



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U.S. energy secretary duped into fake interview with Russian comedians

U.S. energy secretary duped into fake interview with Russian comediansBy Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine’s prime minister. Perry actually was talking with comedians known in Russia for targeting celebrities and politicians with audacious stunts, Energy Department spokeswoman Shaylyn Hynes said in a written statement. Pranksters Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov are sometimes called the “Jerky Boys of Russia,” after an American duo who put out recordings of their prank phone calls in the 1990s.



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Duped by Photoshop: People Are Bad at Spotting Fake Photos

Duped by Photoshop: People Are Bad at Spotting Fake PhotosIn the study, people who were shown a number of real and fake images spotted the fake photos about 60 percent of the time, which is only a little bit above the 50 percent accuracy rate that would be expected by chance. “Our study found that although people performed better than chance at detecting and locating image manipulations, they are far from perfect,” Sophie Nightingale, a doctoral candidate in psychology at the University of Warwick in England and lead author of the study, said in a statement. “This has serious implications because of the high level of images, and possibly fake images, that people are exposed to on a daily basis through social networking sites, the internet and the media,” Nightingale said.



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Former Trump Adviser Duped by Russian Spies

Former Trump Adviser Duped by Russian SpiesRachel Maddow describes how former Donld Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page was unwittingly recruited and cultivated as an asset by Russian spies, as outlined in a new report from Buzzfeed News.



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Women Are ‘Duped’ in Quest for Perfect Vagina, Says Doctor

Women Are 'Duped' in Quest for Perfect Vagina, Says DoctorSurgeon Likens Vaginal Rejuvenation to 'New Age Female Circumcision'



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