Are you getting caught up in viral internet BS?
Posted on August 11, 2017, at 5:22 p.m. ET
There's no record of Putin ever making such a statement, PolitiFact reports.
The claim was spread by websites Americannews88 and Spinzon, which frequently publish hoaxes and incorrect information, Snopes reports.
Andrew Spieles pleaded guilty to fabricating 18 voters in Virginia and told the FBI he worked alone, according to the Epoch Times.
Three days after the bombing, Sebastian Gorka, a Trump adviser, said he wasn't convinced that the attack wasn't a "fake hate crime."
Bill Clinton did broker a deal with North Korea, PolitiFact reports, but the deal failed and North Korea withdrew from it. It's also false to claim the agreement would have provided North Korea with nukes.
The article was posted on a satirical website, Snopes reports, and the "burkas" are coverings horses sometimes wear for protection against insect bites.
Several hoax websites ran stories with the headline, but the articles provided no information and the images accompanying them featured ships from a British cruise line, AP reports.
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