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Twitter Users Bite Slate Hard Over Barking Mad Story On Sully H.W. Bush

Twitter Users Bite Slate Hard Over Barking Mad Story On Sully H.W. BushAn article by Slate magazine has been savaged by Twitter users after urging



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Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths story

Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths storyCOLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — In a story Nov. 22 about fires at the homes of two New Jersey brothers, The Associated Press erroneously reported the distance between the homes. They are about 10 miles (16 kilometers) apart, not 80 miles (130 kilometers) apart.



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Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths story

Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths storyCOLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — In some versions of a story Nov. 21 about the death of a family of four, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man charged with setting fire to his own home. He is Paul Caneiro, not Caniero.



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New Jersey Couple and Homeless Vet Accused of Making Up Story Behind $400,000 GoFundMe Campaign

New Jersey Couple and Homeless Vet Accused of Making Up Story Behind $  400,000 GoFundMe Campaign'The entire campaign was predicated on a lie'



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Prosecutors announce charges against couple and homeless man, say they made up story for GoFundMe scam

Prosecutors announce charges against couple and homeless man, say they made up story for GoFundMe scamProsecutors in New Jersey announced charges against Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt, who they allege made up a story on fundraising site GoFundMe in an effort to keep the money for themselves. Prosecutors say the story that Bobbitt was a homeless man who used his last $ 20 to pay for McClure’s gas wasn’t true, and was fabricated to earn people’s sympathy so they would contribute to a fundraising campaign whose stated purpose was to help Bobbitt financially.



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New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scam

New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scamProsecutors say Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. fabricated the tale in an effort to raise money for themselves.



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Facing Lawsuit, Trump White House Shifts Story On CNN's Jim Acosta

Facing Lawsuit, Trump White House Shifts Story On CNN's Jim AcostaThe White House on Tuesday issued a carefully worded defense of its decision



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Correction: CBS-Parsons story

Correction: CBS-Parsons storyIn some versions of a headline on a story Oct. 21 and 22 about an interim CBS chairman resigning, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last name of the chairman. It's Parsons, not Parson.



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A picture and its story: Dogs in the disaster zone

A picture and its story: Dogs in the disaster zoneThree days after Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, I was documenting the damage to Wilmington and communities to the south when I was tipped that volunteer rescuers were headed to a Leland church where people were isolated by rising floodwaters. Ryan Nichols and David Rebollar have another way of getting to people and animals trapped by floods: a boat they haul from their Texas home to disaster zones. In the case of North Carolina, that was more than a thousand miles (1,600 km).



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Long Island woman charged for fabricating story about Trump-related hate crime

Long Island woman charged for fabricating story about Trump-related hate crimeThe suspect told police that she was driving home when a group of four teenagers approached her, yelled "Trump 2016!" and stated that she didn't belong here. Police said none of this is true.



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