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If You Get 3/7 On This Quiz You’re Getting Sucker Punched By Fake News

It's been a busy week. Can you tell the real from the fake?

Posted on February 17, 2017, at 3:43 p.m. ET

  1. Malaysian authorities said the woman they arrested for killing Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's half-brother was tricked into thinking she was part of a comedy show prank.

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    The Guardian reports that the 25-year-old suspect was paid to be involved in pranks like "convincing men to close their eyes and spray them with water," the report said. Kim Jong-nam was the last target and the woman was unaware that there were dangerous substances in the water.

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  2. One of the suspects was seen wearing an "LOL" t-shirt while leaving the scene of the crime.

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    CCTV footage showed the suspect fleeing an airport in an "LOL" t-shirt. Predictably, the internet had a field day with this one.

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  3. A Russian spy ship is hanging out off the coast of Virginia.

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    And it keeps moving around, ABC News reports. President Donald Trump said the ship's presence is "not good."

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  4. Seth Rogen messaged Donald Trump Jr., asking for him to tell Donald Trump to step down.

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    Rogen sent Trump Jr. direct messages on Twitter and posted screenshots.

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  5. Senator John McCain told Ashton Kutcher he's better looking in the movies than in real life.

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    Kutcher testified at a Senate committee on human trafficking, but before they got to the serious stuff, John McCain told the star he looks better in movies. Kutcher blew McCain a kiss in return.

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  6. Russian state media outlets were told by the Kremlin to stop fawning over Donald Trump.

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    Bloomberg reported that the state-run media outlets were told to pipe down about Trump by the Kremlin.

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  7. The head of Lithuania’s Tourist Department had to resign because a promotional campaign he oversaw used photos from countries that were not Lithuania.

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    The tourism campaign, titled "Real is beautiful," used images from Norway, Finland and Slovakia, OCCRP reports.

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