Skepticism

Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Allegedly Worked To ‘Benefit the Putin Government’

Snopes - 18 min 23 sec ago
Paul Manafort's relationship with a Russian billionaire reportedly dates back to at least 2005.
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Could Cipro and Other Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Cause Irreversible Tendon Damage?

Snopes - 1 hour 24 min ago
Though still rare, the potential risks are significant enough for the Food and Drug Administration to suggest limiting these drugs’ use to cases of absolute necessity.
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Russian Lawyer Injured in Mysterious Fall Before Court Appearance

Snopes - 1 hour 44 min ago
Nikolai Gorokhov, the lawyer for Russian whistleblower Sergei L. Magnitsky, was seriously injured days before he was to appear in court.
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Man on Crystal Meth Kills 12 Neighbors, Thinking They’re Zombies?

Snopes - 6 hours 34 min ago
Reports of a Georgia man high on meth who went on a killing frenzy after binge-watching too many 'Walking Dead' episodes are fake news.
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Did Jeff Sessions Say Marijuana Use Leads to Abortions?

Snopes - 6 hours 55 min ago
A report that the U.S. Attorney General said that marijuana caused more unwanted pregnancies were a hoax from a "hybrid" news site.
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Did President Trump Bestow $100 Million Upon Flint, Michigan?

Snopes - 7 hours 56 min ago
Partisans debate who deserves credit for the $100 million grant awarded by the EPA to Michigan for water infrastructure upgrades in Flint.
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Stabbing, Vehicle Attack Reported at London Parliament

Snopes - 8 hours 24 min ago
Multiple people were killed and injured before police shot the suspected attacker.
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NASA Discovers a ‘Lost Day’ in Time?

Snopes - 8 hours 49 min ago
NASA scientists did not find a 'missing day' in time and thereby prove Biblical accounts to be true.
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‘Gong Show’ Creator and Star Chuck Barris Dies at 87

Snopes - 9 hours 25 min ago
The "Palisades Park" songwriter also created the long-running game shows "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game."
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Rev. Al Sharpton Murdered — 2 Suspects in Custody Belong to Terrorist Group?

Snopes - 9 hours 50 min ago
Reports that the controversial American civil rights activist was gunned down in Chicago are fake news.
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Did Mike Huckabee’s Son Kill a Dog?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 7:40pm
The son of former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee once killed a dog at Boy Scout camp, but the circumstances surrounding the act are unclear.
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Is Sending Cash by U.S. Mail Illegal?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 7:11pm
Sending cash via the U.S. Postal Service may not be advisable, but no law prohibits that activity.
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Does Roger Stone Have a Tattoo of Richard Nixon on His Back?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 6:43pm
A photograph showing American political consultant and conspiracy theory spreader Roger Stone with an unusual tattoo on his back is real.
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IJR Staffers Suspended for Promoting Obama Conspiracy Theory

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 6:17pm
Independent Journal Review suspended three staff members, including chief content officer Benny Johnson, for suggesting that Obama may have interfered in a Hawaii judge's ruling on the Trump travel ban.
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Obama Orders Life-Sized Bronze Statue of Himself to Be Permanently Installed in White House?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 4:44pm
Reports about President Obama's placement of a hubristic statue in the Oval Office are fake news.
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Is It Possible to Kill a Man With a Swift Kick to the Groin?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 1:31pm
A sharp blow to the gonads is a painful experience, but could it also be a deadly one?
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Do “Naked” Juices and Smoothies Contain Formaldehyde?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 12:45pm
Claims regarding the presence of formaldehyde in “Naked” products rely on the assumption that chemicals modified through reactions with other chemicals are still, somehow, the same chemical.
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Anthony Weiner Placed in Protective Custody — Will Turn State’s Evidence Against Hillary?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 12:24pm
Reports that the former politician had been taken to a secure location after saying that he had evidence against Hillary Clinton were just fake news.
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Hillary Clinton Appointed to Replace Disgraced US Senator?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 11:07am
Reports that Hillary Clinton would be filling an open U.S. Senate seat in New York, vacated by a senator who resigned after being indicted for fraud, are fake news.
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Does the “Slime” Craze Bring Serious Health Risks?

Snopes - March 21, 2017 - 12:35am
Science does not support the wild claims of potential health problems caused by this sticky DIY craze.
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