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Muslim Man Sues Little Caesars Over Pizza Labeled ‘Halal’

Snopes - 55 min 5 sec ago
A Muslim man who says Little Caesars served him a pizza with pepperoni made with pork has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million.
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Crisis Actors Uncovered?

Snopes - 1 hour 12 min ago
Social media rumors claim the same girl, a "crisis actor," was seen crying at tragedies in Boston, Aurora, Oregon, Sandy Hook, and Manchester.
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Video Shows South African Police Pelting Men with Apples

Snopes - 1 hour 25 min ago
Video captures a group of officers in blue uniforms grabbing apples out of the back of a vehicle and hurling them at four men who are lined up at a roadside cliff.
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To Many Americans, Memorial Day Has Lost Its Meaning

Snopes - 1 hour 36 min ago
Some veterans and loved ones of fallen military members wish the holiday that honors more than 1 million people who died serving their country would command more respect.
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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Clinton by Benghazi Families

Snopes - 12 hours 17 min ago
A federal judge threw out a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
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Police: Woman Locked Her Kids in Car Trunk While She Shopped

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 5:07pm
A Utah woman was arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in her car's trunk while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop.
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Fisherman Captures 3,000-Pound Great White Shark in Great Lakes?

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 4:57pm
You didn't see a news report about a fisherman's capture of a great white shark in Lake Michigan because it didn't happen.
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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band Dies at Age 69

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 4:45pm
A publicist said the musician, the singer for The Allman Brothers Band, has died.
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Melania Trump’s Pricey Jacket Draws Attention in Sicily

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 3:08pm
First Lady Melania Trump wore the equivalent of an average American family's income for her appearances in Sicily.
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Police: Suspect in Portland Stabbings Ranted About Muslims

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 2:43pm
Authorities have identified Jeremy Joseph Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Orego
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The Origins of Memorial Day

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 1:20pm
One legend associated with the ocreation of Memorial Day holds that it was started by former slaves to honor Union war dead.
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Volkswagen Polo ‘Terrorist’ Commercial

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 1:15pm
A viral ad featuring the Volkswagen Polo automobile and a suicide bomber was not created at the behest of the automobile manufacturer.
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$10,000 Bill for Getting Car Stuck in Newly Poured Concrete

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 12:57pm
It wasn't obvious that the concrete wasn't dry, and the motorist drove into it through a 24-foot gap between traffic control cones.
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Reports Swirling About Kushner and Back Channel with Russia

Snopes - May 27, 2017 - 12:34pm
The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials.
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Is This ‘Monster Bullfrog’ Real?

Snopes - May 26, 2017 - 3:33pm
A photograph of a "monster bullfrog" is real, but forced perspective makes it look larger than it actually is.
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Man Pricked by Hypodermic Needle While Using Gas Pump

Snopes - May 26, 2017 - 3:19pm
A real incident in which a California man was cut by a hypodermic needle while pumping gas resembled an old email hoax.
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New ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Laws Raise Concerns Among Activists

Snopes - May 26, 2017 - 2:58pm
More than a dozen states this year have passed laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers.
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Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens of Kids in ’80s

Snopes - May 26, 2017 - 2:54pm
Authorities say Texas nurse Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 young children in the 1980s.
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Ariana Grande Planning Benefit Concert in Manchester

Snopes - May 26, 2017 - 2:49pm
Pop singer Ariana Grande released a statement promising to return to Manchester for a benefit concert.
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Did President Trump ‘Reinstate’ a Memorial Day for Police Officers, Cancelled by Obama?

Snopes - May 26, 2017 - 2:30pm
Hyperpartisan web sites published the false claim that Barack Obama had cancelled Peace Officers Memorial Day.
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