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If You Get 7/7 On This Fake News Quiz, You're A Superhero

This week we have stories about dog wigs, a bank robber, and a man in a gorilla suit.

Posted on February 24, 2019, at 10:44 a.m. ET

  1. A 79-year-old man was arrested for making wigs out of dozens of neighborhood dogs.

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    This story came from a well-known fake news website that labels itself as satire, Lead Stories reports.

  2. The Washington Post is being sued for $250 million by the Covington Catholic student who went viral.

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    The student, Nicholas Sandmann, is accusing the Washington Post of falsely describing him as racist and an instigator of a confrontation with a Native American man at a Washington, DC, protest.

  3. Is this a real tweet from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

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    This tweet came from an account that claims it parodies the member of Congress, Snopes reports.

  4. A man who robbed a bank was caught by police when he slipped and dropped his gun and money in front of them.

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    The man who robbed a bank in Waterville, Maine, was caught when he slipped on ice and fell in front of a police officer who just happened to be there, Central Maine reports.

  5. Is this a real photo of a bear chasing a cyclist in Canada?

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    The image is photoshopped, Snopes reports. The original photo from 2014 doesn't include the cyclist.

  6. The US Supreme Court ruled that a national emergency is within the powers of the president.

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    The website that published this story is part of a network of fake news websites, Lead Stories reports.

  7. A man in a gorilla suit broke into a home and hid under the bed before being arrested.

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    Police in Louisiana arrested the man after receiving calls about a suspicious person walking across people's lawns, AP reports.

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