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
This story came from a well-known fake news website that labels itself as satire, Lead Stories reports.
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.
This tweet came from an account that claims it parodies the member of Congress, Snopes reports.
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.
The image is photoshopped, Snopes reports. The original photo from 2014 doesn't include the cyclist.
The website that published this story is part of a network of fake news websites, Lead Stories reports.
Police in Louisiana arrested the man after receiving calls about a suspicious person walking across people's lawns, AP reports.
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