Skepticism

Daily Caller, Fox News Delete Video Celebrating “Liberal Protesters” Getting “Pushed Out of the Way by Cars”

Snopes - 3 hours 50 min ago
A controversial January article from Daily Caller, which was picked up by Fox News, has been quietly scrubbed from both outlets’ websites.
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Is There a Class Action Lawsuit for People Who Got Robocalls From Cruise Companies?

Snopes - 3 hours 55 min ago
News articles accurately describe the settlement and compensation terms of a real lawsuit involving major cruise companies.
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Did Abraham Lincoln Express Opposition to Racial Equality?

Snopes - 4 hours 32 min ago
An authentic quote from Lincoln has attracted renewed attention, along with some commentary that oversimplifies his views on race.
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Leftist Activists Demand New York Museum Take Down Statue of ‘Racist’ Theodore Roosevelt?

Snopes - 4 hours 57 min ago
Clashes with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville did not inspire "leftists" to demand the removal of a statue of Theodore Roosevelt in New York City.
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‘Antifa’ Flyers Call For the Murder of White Children?

Snopes - 6 hours 47 min ago
Flyers calling for the murder of white children were not created or distributed by an anti-fascist group.
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Was White Supremacist Who Killed Protester a Democrat Who Visited Obama in Oval Office?

Snopes - 8 hours 4 min ago
Fake news web sites floated an incoherent story alleging that a white supremacist arrested for vehicular attack in Charlottesville, Virginia is a Democrat who met with Obama in the White House.
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Did Trump Call White Supremacists ‘Us’ During a Press Conference?

Snopes - 8 hours 24 min ago
A transcript of Trump's remarks appeared to show him aligning himself with neo-Nazi marchers, but audio of the specific remark is unclear.
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Donald Trump Again Blames ‘Both Sides’ for Charlottesville Violence

Snopes - 13 hours 22 min ago
The President appeared to cancel out his earlier unequivocal condemnation of white supremacists and neo-Nazis, provoking widespread criticism.
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Confederate Monuments Removed Overnight in Baltimore

Snopes - 13 hours 52 min ago
Days after a deadly white supremacist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a Confederate statue, officials removed similar statues in Baltimore.
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Activists Criticize Alameda County Sheriffs For Sharing White Nationalist’s Tweet

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 10:36pm
Sgt. Ray Kelly blamed "a comedy of errors" for retweeting a livestream aired by Richard Spencer.
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Did the Attorney General of Alabama Once Tell the Ku Klux Klan to ‘Kiss My Ass’?

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 10:06pm
Bill Baxley wrote the famously succinct letter to a KKK Grand Dragon in 1976 in response to threats intended to intimidate him.
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Has Iceland Eliminated Down Syndrome Through Abortion?

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 9:42pm
A report by CBS News highlights a nearly 100 percent termination rate in the pregnancies of Icelandic women whose fetuses test positive for Down syndrome in genetic screenings, but some have mischaracterized this report.
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Is the Accused Charlottesville Killer an ‘Anti-Trump Leftist’ Supported by Clinton, Soros?

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 9:05pm
Various right-leaning sources immediately — and inaccurately — identified the driver of the vehicle that plowed through a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville as a "radical leftist."
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Did a Hotel Owner in Switzerland Ask Jewish Guests to Shower Before Using the Pool?

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
News articles accurately describe real signs posted around a hotel in Arosa, Switzerland that were widely condemned as anti-Semitic.
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Did the Department of Justice Request Detailed Information About All Visitors to an Anti-Trump Website?

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 7:42pm
A web hosting company says they are being compelled to turn over all information about an anti-Trump site that helped organize Inauguration Day protests.
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Was a Crowd Hire Company Involved in Protests Against a White Supremacist Rally?

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 4:55pm
Internet speculation about a Craigslist advertisement does not appear to be based on any concrete evidence.
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Trump’s Denouncement Disappoints, Angers White Nationalists

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 3:59pm
President Donald Trump's condemnation of hate groups angered white supremacists and neo-Nazis who supported and felt emboldened by his campaign.
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Plague Found in Fleas in Two Arizona Counties

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 3:49pm
Fleas in two Arizona counties tested positive for the presence of the plague, but the risk to humans remains small.
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Did Trump Retweet a Cartoon of a Train Hitting a CNN Reporter?

Snopes - August 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
President Trump retweeted, then quickly deleted, a cartoon of a train hitting a CNN reporter, leaving some to wonder if the posting was real.
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