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'45 is a puppet': Can you spot the mistakes in the fake presidential seal behind Trump?

'45 is a puppet': Can you spot the mistakes in the fake presidential seal behind Trump?A doctored presidential seal with a double-headed eagle holding golf clubs was displayed before President Trump gave a speech on Tuesday.



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Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and 'Shamborghinis'

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and 'Shamborghinis'Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis



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Prosecutors: Teen killed after fake internet offer

Prosecutors: Teen killed after fake internet offerAuthorities say Alaska teens hoping to cash in on a $ 9 million online offer brutally killed a woman on a popular trail outside Anchorage, shooting her in the back of the head and dumping her body in a river. (June 18)



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How 11 People Try to Stop Fake News in the World’s Largest Election

How 11 People Try to Stop Fake News in the World’s Largest ElectionOne of the operations most vital to Facebook Inc. at this moment is a world away from its Menlo Park, California, headquarters, and in more ways than one. This is Boom Live, one of seven tiny fact-checking firms at the heart of Facebook’s efforts to rebuild some of its credibility during India’s elections. Based on the early tallies, more than 60 percent of India’s 900 million eligible voters are expected to cast ballots between now and May 19, as the center-left Congress Party tries to seize power from the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party.



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Trump's 'total and complete exoneration' turns out to be fake news

Trump's 'total and complete exoneration' turns out to be fake newsThe president returned to his portrayal of Robert Mueller's report as "fabricated & totally untrue."



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Singapore Isn’t Waiting for Facebook to Crack Down on Fake News

Singapore Isn’t Waiting for Facebook to Crack Down on Fake News“There are a lot of falsehoods being propagated,” Singapore Law Minister K Shanmugam told reporters on Monday. The government’s move comes just days after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg called for new global regulations for everything from hate speech online to privacy and data protection. While Facebook asked for regulators around the world to agree on standards for online content, governments like Singapore see the issue as serious enough that they need to take more immediate action.



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Fake disabilities, photoshopped faces: How feds say celebrities, coaches and scammers got kids into elite colleges

Fake disabilities, photoshopped faces: How feds say celebrities, coaches and scammers got kids into elite collegesThey faked disabilities. They photoshopped faces onto different bodies. They paid millions in bribes. How scam worked to get rich kids into college



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Gay rights activist set fire to his own home in fake hate crime, Michigan police say

Gay rights activist set fire to his own home in fake hate crime, Michigan police sayThe Michigan case of Nikki Joly and his burned home is gaining national attention alongside the Jussie Smollett case, which has taken a similar twist.



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Would-be Bangladesh hijacker was carrying fake gun: official

Would-be Bangladesh hijacker was carrying fake gun: officialA would-be hijacker shot and killed by Bangladesh commandos was carrying a fake gun and told negotiators he wanted to commandeer a Dubai-bound flight because he had troubles with his wife, officials said Monday. The 25-year-old was shot and later died of his wounds after taking a crew member hostage on the Biman Airlines jet, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Chittagong airport late Sunday. Airport manager Wing Commander Sarwar-e-Jaman said the hijacker was “psychologically imbalanced”.



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Mom Allegedly Pulled Three Kids from School for Fake Appointment Before Shooting Them, Herself

Mom Allegedly Pulled Three Kids from School for Fake Appointment Before Shooting Them, HerselfThe mother who shot her three children in a wooded area in Kent County unexpectedly picked them up from school the day of their deaths, investigators say.



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