Can you cut through viral internet BS?
Posted on December 23, 2016, at 2:25 p.m. ET
A Canadian woman tried to smuggle her cat Bella into New Zealand in her purse.
New Zealand called it a “very stupid attempt at smuggling.”
The story originated from a tweet by user David Dellanave, Snopes reported. Yahoo News and CBS Sports picked up the story, but Dellanave later admitted to spreading false information. He said he was trying to shed light on a social issue.
They just went on vacation.
And it's beautiful. As Gizmodo reports, once every ten years or so it snows in the famous desert. See more stunning photos here.
As Snopes reports, the tweet doesn't appear on the president-elect's timeline and other performers have already been booked for the day.
The 52-year-old member of the Ku Klux Klan was sentenced to 30 years in prison for planning to kill Muslims with an x-ray gun.
Many news outlets, including the Guardian and the Daily Mail, reported about the violence being allowed. However, as Snopes writes, the man who runs the game denied the claims.
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