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New book details the inside story of Obama's birth certificate and the birth of fake news

New book details the inside story of Obama's birth certificate and the birth of fake newsA new book by a former senior adviser to Barack Obama gives an account of the behind-the-scenes the drama surrounding the release of the president’s birth certificate — and the response to the so-called birther movement championed by Donald Trump.



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Movie Company Confused After Being Credited In Trump's Fake North Korea Trailer

Movie Company Confused After Being Credited In Trump's Fake North Korea TrailerA Hollywood-style movie trailer presented on Tuesday by President Donald Trump



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Disinformation wars: How Ukraine fought the Kremlin's fake news machine

Disinformation wars: How Ukraine fought the Kremlin's fake news machineYahoo interviews the founder of StopFake.com, which has grown into a Snopes-type website that debunks Russian lies and propaganda in 11 languages.



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Students Stage Fake Car Wreck for Their Senior Prank

Students Stage Fake Car Wreck for Their Senior PrankIt looked pretty real!



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Kanye West Tweets Fake Harriet Tubman Quote After Saying Slavery Was 'A Choice'

Kanye West Tweets Fake Harriet Tubman Quote After Saying Slavery Was 'A Choice'Kanye West tweeted a fake Harriet Tubman quote on Tuesday night, just hours



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Danish national first to be convicted under Malaysia's fake news law

Danish national first to be convicted under Malaysia's fake news lawA Malaysian court convicted a Danish citizen on Monday for inaccurate criticism of police on social media, the first person to be prosecuted under a new law against fake news. Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman, 46, was charged with spreading false news after he posted a video on YouTube accusing police of taking 50 minutes to respond to distress calls following the shooting of a Palestinian lecturer on April 21. The charge against Sulaiman said he had “with ill intent, published fake news through a video on YouTube”.



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Man who was told rare gold coin was fake set to become millionaire after experts realise it is genuine

Man who was told rare gold coin was fake set to become millionaire after experts realise it is genuineA man who was told a gold coin in his possession was a fake is set to become a millionaire after experts realised it was the real deal. The collector, who wished to remain anonymous, was convinced his coin was a fraudulent replica of a special $ 5 coin produced by the San Francisco Mint at the height of the California Gold Rush in 1854. Coin dealers agreed with him, since only three out of the 268 Liberty Head Half Eagles made were known to have survived into modern times.



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As chemical weapons inspectors reach Douma, Syria claims suspected attack was fake

As chemical weapons inspectors reach Douma, Syria claims suspected attack was fakeThe chemical weapons inspectors reached the city of Douma, now under Russian and Syrian control, two weeks after the suspected attack took place.



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Russia says Britain helped fake Syria chemical attack

Russia says Britain helped fake Syria chemical attackRussia’s Defence Ministry said on Friday that Britain was involved faking a suspected chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma. Britain and its allies accuse Damascus of carrying out the suspected attack on Douma and are considering military action against Syria in response. Syria and its main ally Russia deny a chemical attack took place.



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Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states.



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